Kansas City Crime Scene: Community Mourns Karla Brown Amid Rising Metro Violence

Tonight we take one more look at EXCELLENT local crime reporting amid the loss of a local mom in addition to news on creepers, court cases and community outreach.

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Friends mourn Karla Brown, pregnant woman killed in Independence Center shooting

Karla Brown was four months pregnant and excited about motherhood, her friends said.

Police identify victims of Thursday triple shooting

Two victims of a Thursday night shooting in Kansas City have been identified and KCPD say they have persons of interest identified in connection to it.

Johnson County pediatric doctor charged with attempt to produce child sex abuse images

The 49-year-old physician is being held in federal custody as the FBI says secretly-filmed videos of at least 10 minors were found on his devices.

KCKPD to be featured on new episode of COPS

One of Kansas City's local police departments will be showcased across the nation Friday night.

Two charged in mid-Missouri deer poaching case

Two people face criminal charges in a mid-Missouri deer poaching case. Officials say they are accused of killing six deer illegally.

Woman dies in Thursday hit-and-run in KCMO

The crash happened at 7132 E. 23rd Street Trafficway, KCPD said.

Changes to Kansas crime stats released; Violent crime on the rise

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) - The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) released an amended 2022 Kansas Crime Index Report on Thursday. The report compiles crime statistics reported to the KBI by state and local law enforcement agencies throughout Kansas. The new findings include an increase in violent crime by 2.9%.

Federal jury convicts Missouri man of robbing Shawnee bank

A federal jury convicted a Missouri man of robbing a bank in Shawnee.

Governor Kelly Announces Nearly $15 Million for 65 Crime Victim Assistance Agencies

Governor Laura Kelly has announced that nearly $15 million in federal grants have been awarded to 65 crime victims and survivor services organizations.

Brave Officers Receive Awards For Valor

Before hundreds of law enforcement officers from agencies across the Kansas City metro area, KCPD officers received Awards For Valor from the Metropolitan Chiefs and Sheriffs Association on Thursday, Nov. 16. The ceremony honoring officers was the 52nd annual event and took place at the Argosy Casino.

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