Kansas City Crime Scene: Gunfire, Arson & Families Demand Justice

In this post we keep our readers up to date on local public safety notes, police action, court cases and ALLEGED misdeeds.

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Community members, business owners react to Kansas City's new Multidisciplinary Public Safety Task Force

Families who've lost loved ones to homicides and owners of nightclubs reacted Tuesday to a new program to fight violent crime, Kansas City's Multidisciplinary Public Safety Task Force

Months after Overland Park apartment fire, Missouri suspect arrested, charged with arson

Around 3 a.m. March 19, a fire at the Sheridan Ridge Townhomes in Overland Park displaced residents. A Missouri resident is arrested and accused of starting the fire.

Olathe man sentenced to over 6 years in prison for leading police on chase at Kansas City downtown airport

An Olathe man was sentenced to federal prison Tuesday after leading police on a chase on a runway at the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport in KCMO.

Teen takes plea deal in deadly 2022 Shawnee shooting

Sabrina Clark, a teenager charged in the deadly Shawnee shooting of Jarod Rogers, has pleaded guilty to lesser charges.

19-year-old flees traffic stop then crashes, passenger runs from scene

A strange series of events ended with a 19-year-old in the hospital and her passenger on the run from police.

Suspect seriously injured in collision after fleeing Leawood police during traffic stop

A driver was seriously injured in a collision Monday night after fleeing a Leawood police officer who attempted to conduct a traffic stop.

Suspects wanted after shooting Independence gas station clerk

A Kansas City-area gas station clerk was shot as when he left work. Now the manhunt is on for four suspects in what police call a well-planned crime.

Three Missouri Cities Are in the Top 10 U.S. Cities with Highest Violent Crime Rates | That's interesting | NewsBreak Original

This analysis by insiderMonkey, delves into the 30 U.S. cities with the highest rates of violent crime, shedding light on the factors contributing to this concerning trend. Of particular note is the presence of three cities from the state of Missouri within the top ten, indicating a significant challenge within the state's urban centers.

Woman charged in connection to death of Fairway police officer back in court on Wednesday

Andrea Cothran was charged with aggravated battery, reckless fleeing of law enforcement, felony theft, and reckless driving.

Former Greenwood Police Chief Greg Hallgrimson found guilty of felony assault

A Clay County jury found former Greenwood Police Chief Greg Hallgrimson guilty Tuesday of felony first-degree domestic assault.

Kansas City mother wants answers in son's death 5 years later

"It's never easier. It doesn't get easier, ever."

5 years later, family still waits for justice after two men murdered at Longview Lake

One Kansas City mother still grieves her son's unsolved murder while she pleads to the public for information that could lead to an arrest.

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