Kansas City Crime Scene: Bitcoin Scams, Gunfire & Life Lessons

In this post we share more than a few local links we've been looking at related to crime reporting, close calls, gunfire and law enforcement community outreach.

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Elderly man scammed out thousands, KCPD gives advice to protect family members

The Kansas City, Missouri Police Department says scammers took thousands of dollars from an elderly man, but it could've been much worse.

Johnson County DA: Police officers were justified in deadly shooting of Olathe man

Two officers who shot and killed a man in June in Olathe won't face charges in the incident, Johnson County District Attorney Steve Howe announced Tuesday.

Police locate shooting victim with life-threatening injuries near 29th, Prospect

The shooting was reported just before 4 p.m. in the area of E. 29th Street and Prospect Avenue.

Widow agrees to civil settlement with man who killed her KCMO police officer husband in car crash

The widow of Kansas City, Missouri, police officer killed in an on-duty car crash filed an agreement Jackson County Court to settle her civil lawsuit with the man who caused the crash.

Have you seen this minivan? Kansas City police look for tips to solve fatal hit-and-run

The pedestrian was fatally struck late Sunday on U.S. 71. Police are searching for a tan or silver Saturn Relay with front-end damage.

Grandfather mourns loss of Kansas City infant while supporting mother accused in case

A grandfather is now left mourning the loss of his infant granddaughter while also supporting his daughter, who has been charged in the case.

KCPS SRO lends hand to students as new year begins

As kids are heading back to school, there's no doubt some of the students will remember lessons learned from their teachers for their whole lives. But it's not just teachers who can make a big impact on children.

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