Kansas City Crime Scene: Hit & Run Arrest, Shooting Hotspot & Cyberstalking

A tragic trend that we want to call out . . .


There is just a bit of statistical proof to back that up . . . Sadly, the uptick in local violence doesn't really end until around January. 

 And so tonight we share deets on court cases, police action and all manner of crime reporting . . .

Check TKC news gathering . . .

Woman accused of injuring pedestrian, multiple crashes in KC area

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A woman is in custody and accused of injuring a pedestrian and causing two other hit-and-run crashes in three cities Monday. According to Kansas City police, a woman driving a black Chrysler 200 was speeding on U.S. 71 Highway. The driver allegedly hit a pedestrian walking on the highway ramp.

25 percent of Kansas City's homicides happen in its most historic neighborhood

About one-fourth of the homicides in Kansas City happen in one of its original and most historic neighborhoods.KC 360, a new crime prevention organization, selected the Santa Fe neighborhood as part of its Village Initiative to help the area with desperately needed resources.To understand why it was selected, you have to look into its rich history.Marquita Taylor has owned her home for over 30 years in Kansas City's oldest, most historic neighborhood.

Mission police warn residents of scam phone calls

MISSION, Kan. (KCTV) - The Mission, Kansas, Police Department is warning residents of phone calls where scammers claim to be with the police department. The police department said several people have called them saying they received such calls. The scammers claim to be calling regarding a "legal matter."

Video shows hit-and-run driver go airborne, strike Kansas City couple's garage

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City, Missouri Police Department is looking for the driver who struck the garage of a Northland home and left the scene. Ring doorbell camera video from 2:30 a.m. on April 7 shows the car blow through the intersection of N.W. 66th Terrace and N.

Victim named in NKC deadly double shooting

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - North Kansas City Police say they are investigating the deadly shooting of two people as a murder-suicide. It took place in the 1100 block of Fayette St. just after 10 a.m. Friday.

Kansas City man found guilty of leading cyberstalking conspiracy that led to murder

A Kansas City, Missouri, man has been convicted by a federal jury for leading a cyberstalking conspiracy that led to the murder of another KC man in front of his 8-year-old daughter. According to court records, Lester E.

Family of man allegedly poisoned by ex-Missouri hospital worker speaks on plea

CHILLICOTHE, Mo. - Jennifer Hall is currently in jail awaiting her sentencing on involuntary manslaughter charges for two deaths that happened at the Hedrick Medical Center in 2002. "If she's still walking around, ya know, and all these families have suffered," Sherri Harper, the widow of David Harper, said in an interview with FOX4.

DNA sample to genealogy site leads to arrest in 2007 Kansas rape case

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Police in Kansas have arrested and charged a man in a 2007 sexual assault by matching a DNA sample to data submitted to genealogy websites. Ted Foy, 52, of Augusta, is jailed on $500,000 bond after he was charged last week with rape, aggravated sexual battery and aggravated criminal sodomy.

Corvette driver ejected during crash in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - One person is hospitalized with critical injuries after an overnight crash in Kansas City, Missouri. Police responded to a single-car crash at Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard and Cleveland Avenue around 3:30 a.m. Monday morning. Officers said the driver of a Chevrolet Corvette was speeding and lost control of the car as the street curved.

Kansas City police investigate 3 separate shootings that occurred within 26 minutes

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - In less than 30 minutes, Kansas City police responded to three separate shootings Sunday during an already deadly year. Kansas City is on track to surpass the deadliest year in the city's history, which was 2020. That year, 179 people were killed.

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