Kansas City Crime Scene: Community Crowdfunding & Police Search For Missing Teen

A quick roundup of community outreach, police action, public safety and all manner of crime reporting.

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KCPD searching for missing 16-year-old girl last seen Friday

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department is searching for a 16-year-old who was last seen Friday morning in Kansas City, Missouri. Lyric Crompton is 5 feet tall, weighs 115 pounds with black hair and brown eyes, and was last seen around 7:30 a.m. near Bannister Road and Hardy Avenue.

Stabbing victim's family says they are still looking for justice as killer awaits sentencing

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A stabbing victim's family says they are still seeking justice as the teen who killed their loved one waits to be sentenced. Manuel Guzman's family stood together Friday afternoon to protest of the decision. ​"Manny was a happy kid," said Vicenta Guzman, the mother of Manny Guzman.

GoFundMe started for KC man seriously injured in hit-and-run

A man is in a hospital Friday night after being seriously hurt from a hit-and-run this week.On Monday, May 8, Terrance Rice was walking on the south side of Bannister Road and crossing the ramp to southbound Highway 71, when a Black Chrysler 200 driving at high speeds hit Rice and sped off.

USPS making mail forwarding changes after Clay County fraud case

LIBERTY, Mo. - The U.S. Postal Service announced the Joint Project Safe Delivery initiative Friday which include measures which could have possibly prevented a Clay County case of mail theft and fraud last month. You've probably heard of thieves stealing mail out of mailboxes.

Staff, students remember teacher and anti-violence advocate killed in KCMO

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - Kansas City, Missouri, police have identified a juvenile as a person of interest in a homicide after a teacher, who was an anti-violence advocate, was killed. Jamie Craig was an Enough is Enough sponsor, Youth Court sponsor and Wyandotte County High School teacher.

New bus policy has some Johnson County parents worried about safety

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - A change in the busing policy at two Johnson County school districts has some parents concerned for their children's safety. "With no sidewalk, on a busy road - and what if it's dangerously cold outside. What if it's lightning outside? Those kids are walking," parent Jennifer Howerton said.

Memorial Service Honors Fallen Officers

The ceremony was led by Chief Stacey Graves and included an honor guard, a 21-gun salute, the KCPD Color Guard, and bagpipers. There were 120 flags on display at the ceremony representing each one of these officers. For 120 hours preceding the service, dispatchers read one officer's name per hour over the police radio system.

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