Kansas City Crime Scene: Rising Violence Ahead Of Heatwave

Even science tells us that crime spikes when temperatures are high if for not other reasons than more people are outside. 

Accordingly, we take a moment to round  up recent crime reporting, court cases and a glimpse at the future.

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Jackson County Legislators and KCMO City Council members will discuss new jail Monday

The new members of the KCMO City Council will meet with Jackson County legislators Monday morning to talk about the new Jackson County Jail, including cost and space for KCMO prisoners.

'ChiefsAholic' trial set for 2024 in robbery, laundering case

Xaviar "ChiefsAholic" Babudar, a Kansas City Chiefs fan accused in multiple bank robberies across the U.S., will go to trial in the new year.

$138,000 worth of stolen merchandise recovered at Shawnee residence

Shawnee, Kansas, police detectives recovered more than 450 items, believed to be stolen, from an area residence.

Grandview man part of meth ring linked to 2 murders will spend nearly 47 years in federal prison

A 40-year-old man who pleaded guilty to his part in a meth ring will spent nearly 47 years in federal prison without parole.

Trial date set for Xaviar Babudar, aka 'ChiefsAholic,' after he pleads not guilty to charges

Xaviar Babudar, known as 'ChiefsAholic,' pleads not guilty to 19-count indictment

4 arrested following covert human traffic operation in Sedalia, Missouri

Surveillance, undercover officers and electronic communications were used to collect evidence.

Early Thursday morning homicide in KCK leaves adult male dead

Detectives with the Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department are investigating an early Thursday morning homicide of an adult male.

School Resource Officer Gives Students Steady Support

Walk’s talkative, approachable, and always ready to joke. He thinks that’s why he was asked to be an SRO. The students, as it turned out, really liked Walk. At Northeast since 2007, his role, Walk said, is heavily focused on being a mentor and counselor to students.

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