Kansas City Crime Scene: Local Search For Justice Amid Rising Violence

A common theme in today's crime reporting compilation . . . Locals need tipsters to speak up in hopes that the conscience of the community will help to curb worsening violence.

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Trial Date set for man charged with killing North Kansas City police officer Daniel Vasquez back in court

Joshua Rocha, 26, pleaded not guilty in the death of officer Daniel Vasquez

Jury finds Michael Hendricks and Maggie Ybarra guilty of murder

UPDATE: On Thursday evening, a jury found Michael Hendricks guilty of first-degree murder and other crimes. Maggie Ybarra was found guilty of second-degree murder and other crimes. This comes after a dismembered body was found in Grain Valley in 2021.

Leavenworth man sentenced after attempting to solicit nude images from minor

A Leavenworth man was sentenced to prison after attempting to solicit nude images from a minor on Snapchat.

Family members confirm body recovered from Gladstone pond matches description of missing 13-year-old Jayden Robker

No cause of death has been determined

Man who operated spa in Kansas City sentenced for using illegal treatments on patients

A man who previously owned and operated a spa in Kansas City, Missouri, was sentenced to prison after admitting to using illegal treatments on patients.

Someone has to know who killed Grandview man in hit-and-run. But will they speak up? | Opinion

Toriano Porter spotted a gray Nissan that matches the car the Missouri State Highway Patrol is looking for. Have you?

Kansas City woman claims mail was stolen from USPS drop box

Stolen mail. A Kansas City woman claims hers is missing after she said thieves took it from a post office drop box.

Home fireworks were the worst ever this July 4. Why won't Kansas City enforce its laws? | Opinion

The explosions frighten children and animals, and leave behind toxic debris. And they're already illegal within city limits. | Opinion

TSA finds higher number of guns in carry-on luggage at Missouri airports

The Kansas City airport saw a drop in the number of firearms found in carry-on luggage while others in Missouri saw an increase so far in 2023.

KCPD and state troopers step up enforcement on trash trucks with unsecure loads

KMBC 9 Investigation this spring revealed eight of nine semi-trucks lost debris onto highways

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