Kansas City Crime Scene: Creeper Conviction, Vandalism Spree & Community Hope

Right now we roundup recent news that's not quite as scintillating as celebrity harsh times but probably more important.

In this compilation with check court cases, police action and all manner of crime reporting. 

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Man sentenced to 25 years for kidnapping, raping multiple women in Kansas City

A Grandview man has been sentenced to 25 years after pleading guilty to kidnapping, assaulting and raping multiple women in Kansas City. Kevin March, 43, faces five years on convictions of first-degree sodomy and two counts of first-degree rape.

Neighborhood left reeling after multiple homes are vandalized

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - Several homeowners on E. Bundschu Place in Independence are facing thousands of dollars in damages after they were vandalized. On top of that, the victims said the vandals are seventh graders. The vandals have been throwing big landscaping rocks into homes. They left more than shattered glass behind, however.

Former Belton substitute, accused child molester faces additional charges; crimes date back to 2010

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A former Belton substitute and accused child molester is now facing additional child sex crime charges, with some related to crimes that allegedly happened in 2010. Jason Carey, 42, was arrested last September and initially charged with second-degree child molestation with a child under 12, one count of enticement of a child and two counts of furnishing pornographic material to a child.

Prairie Village police look for hit-and-run suspect after pedestrian is injured

PRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kan. (KCTV) - The Prairie Village Police Department is looking for a suspect after a pedestrian was injured in a hit-and-run. According to the police, it happened Tuesday at 12:07 p.m. in the 2800 block of Somerset Drive. Police went to the scene after someone called and said a hit-and-run had left someone injured.

State takeover of St. Louis police, prosecutor's office blocked by Senate Democrats * Missouri Independent

Senate Democrats blocked a vote Tuesday night on a wide-ranging bill that would put St. Louis city's police department and part of the city's prosecutor's office under state control. After nine hours of a Democrat-led filibuster, Republicans set the bill aside for the night. The legislative session ends May 12 at 6 p.m.

Trial for man accused of killing North KC officer could take place in 2025

CLAY COUNTY, Mo. (KCTV) - The family of a North Kansas City police officer who was killed in the line of duty have learned 2025 is likely the earliest his accused killer's trial could begin. The Clay County Prosecutor's Office is seeking the death penalty against Joshua Rocha.

All the Allegations Against Trey Songz

In December 2021, WNBA player Dylan Gonzalez tweeted, "Trey Songz is a rapist. Lord forgive me I Couldn't hold that in another year. See you in 2022." Trey Songz is a rapist. Lord forgive me I Couldn't hold that in another year.

Sergeant's Japanese Heritage Bursts With Pride

“What I’ve always liked about the job is going out and interacting with the public, meeting people, helping people solve problems,” Stroder said. “It’s a job like no other. You’re actually out there seeing things and helping.”

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