Kansas City Crime Scene: GPS Killer Convicted & Progress Against Violence

This update is somewhat hopeful as we check updates from police and court cases.

Here's the latest TKC news gathering . . .

Kansas City's Santa Fe neighborhood, plagued by crime, sees reduction with new program

Kansas City leaders say a new program is making a difference in reducing crime.

Man sentenced for using GPS to track Independence father, fatally shooting him in front of daughter

A third man was sentenced Tuesday in a conspiracy to use GPS devices to track an Independence father and later shooting and killing him in front of his daughter in 2018.

KC man sentenced following fentanyl death

A Kansas City, Missouri, man was sentenced Tuesday for his role in the fentanyl overdose death of a Lawrence man.

Man was shot in his face at Kansas City apartment complex. Now his family is suing

35-year-old Christopher Beaugard was killed in 2022. Now his landlord faces a $25,000 lawsuit over violent & property crimes in the complex.

Video shows SUV hitting bicyclist in Overland Park; police issue warning

Overland Park police are reminding drivers to stay alert on the roads after a bicyclist was hit while crossing 119th Street and Quivira Road.

Overland Park domestic violence survivor shares story of escape, message to victims

Jessica Patterson is a survivor of domestic violence and shares her story of escaping her abuser, making it to SafeHome in Overland Park and her healing journey.

Car thefts in KCMO have begun to decline. Police explain what tactics are working.

Arrests and steering wheel locks have cut down on the number of stolen Hyundai's and Kia's in Kansas City, but the cars are still a target for thieves in particular parts of the city.

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