Kansas City Crime Scene: Meth Kingpin Conviction, Car Crash Crime & Police Honors

In this post we feature crime reporting, locals risks and more deets about local cases.

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KCMO man convicted for running $4.1M meth ring linked to 2 murders sentenced to life in prison

A Kansas City, Missouri, man who was convicted for running a $4.1 million meth ring linked to two murders and was sentenced in federal court on Tuesday.

Man strikes Clay County deputy with vehicle, leads authorities on pursuit

A Clay County, Missouri Sheriff's Office deputy escaped serious injury after an alleged intoxicated man struck her with his SUV.

Death rates for people under 40 have skyrocketed. Blame fentanyl * Missouri Independent

Accidental overdoses are now the No. 1 cause of death for young people in 37 states, including Missouri. Fentanyl is the cause.

What police found on computers seized in Marion County Record raid.

The Marion Police Department raided the Marion County Record, the home of its publisher and Vice Mayor Ruth Herbal last month, reportedly in connection with an identity theft investigation.

Pedestrian critically injured after hit-and-run in East Kansas City

One man is in critical condition after a hit-and-run on Monday night in Kansas City's eastside near 24th Street and Jackson Avenue.

Months after man died, Overland Park police still hope for ID

Overland Park police release a composite sketch hoping someone can help identify a man who died in April 2023.

Officers, Employees Recognized At August Award Ceremony

At an awards ceremony the evening of Aug. 24, the Kansas City Missouri Police Department recognized a variety of officers, employees, and civilians for their outstanding contributions and actions.

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