Kansas City Crime Scene: Charges, Investigations & Community Outreach

In this post we catch up with quite a few local links including but not limited to crime reporting, trial updates, ALLEGED MISDEEDS and just a bit of nicer news toward the end of the compilation.

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Man charged with murder in shooting death of a man outside a house in KCMO

A man is charged with murder after allegedly killing a man after an argument in the city's Historic Northeast neighborhood.

Kansas City man charged with second-degree murder in fatal shooting of 58-year-old man

Jerry L. Plater has been charged with second-degree murder and armed criminal action.

Teen charged in April shooting death of a woman in KCMO

A teenager is charged with involuntary manslaughter and armed criminal action in the April shooting death of a woman in KCMO.

Suspects in custody after 2 Kansas City-area police chases

Multiple law enforcement agencies are investigating after a police chase Wednesday involving a man and a woman.

Domestic dispute leads to chase, officer involved shooting in Platte County

A suspect was shot in Platte County following an early morning altercation in Leavenworth. Officers not injured

Walgreens employee in Independence attacked while attempting to prevent shoplifting from store

The assault happened when an employee intervened during a shoplifting incident.

Missouri State Highway Patrol following up on multiple tips about barrels in river

The Missouri State Highway Patrol told the KSHB 41 I-Team they are following up on multiple tips about barrels in the Missouri River.

Clay County, Missouri mother convicted in deaths of two young children appeals sentence

Jenna Boedecker's attorney filed the appeal on Tuesday, according to online court records.

Burglary spree leads to warning in Platte County

Platte County authorities say they're investigating a number of recent burglaries focused on a sparse stretch of roads northeast of Dearborn leading into Buchanan County.

Former Chiefs CB Bashaud Breeland arrested in Charlotte; police seize stolen vehicle, guns, drugs

Former Kansas City Chiefs corner back Bashaud Breeland was arrested Monday in Charlotte, North Carolina, according to a police report.

Kansas City gun violence took Jasity Strong's life. Her mom says 'I will never have closure'

For a third consecutive year, homicides in Kansas City are skyrocketing - and many of the victims are mothers. After shootings, headlines tend to focus on suspects, victims and charges. But what happens to the families left behind?

Family in Raytown, Mo calls for action against gun violence as they grieve for their own

Christian Rodriguez, 26, was shot in front of his own home. Rodriguez leaves behind a wife, a one-year-old, and a baby on the way.

Boston Daniels Park renovation in KCK nearly decided

The Unified Government of Wyandotte County has a survey to get public input about what Boston Daniels Park should look like when the work starts next spring.

KCK Police Athletic League tries its hand at corn farming, hosts 'elote fiesta' to celebrate harvest

The Kansas City, Kansas Police Athletic League helps feed families, work out, train, learn how to drive and so much more.

KC Crime Stoppers is not the police. Tipsters don't have to fear getting in trouble | Opinion

The Metropolitan Crime Commission has awarded more than $1.7 million for information. Not once has a tipster's identity been made public. | Opinion

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