Kansas City Crime Scene: Coping With Loss Amid Season Of Violence

For late night & early morning readers we take a moment to chronicle a great many reports of metro violence that seems to be ramping up at the outset of the holiday season. 

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And even then . . . Winter-bound locals are confronted with worsening domestic violence dilemmas.

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We hope this info will inform readers and help us all make better decisions as we check crime reporting, court case updates & stories of survival.

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KC mother shares how she celebrates late son over holidays

This year, more families will have an empty seat at the Thanksgiving table due to violence. Rosilyn Temple shared how she gets through the holidays after losing her son.

Suspect in custody after Overland Park shooting involving juveniles

A shooting involving two juveniles left one in custody and another injured Wednesday afternoon.

Family of Shawnee teen who died from fentanyl poisoning attends court hearing for suspect

Friends of Cooper Davis and his girlfriend testified about the moments leading up to Cooper's death.

Police arrest suspect in shooting at Platte City Wendy's parking lot

Platte City, Missouri, police have identified and arrested a 22-year-old suspect in a deadly shooting at a local Wendy's parking lot.

Convicted felon charged in car chase where he allegedly shot at Leawood police officer

A man in a stolen car shot at a Leawood police detective and led KCMO police on a high-speed chase Monday afternoon before surrendering.

Judge denies bond reduction request for suspect accused in Independence Center mall shooting

The shooting on Nov. 10 left one dead and three others injured.

Clay County Sheriff's Office warns residents about scam phone calls

A victim was scammed out of over $1,000 according to a Clay County Sheriff's Office Facebook post.

Hospital officials don't believe patients involved in charges against pediatric neurologist

As many as 20,000 images recovered from devices belonging to a local pediatric neurologist charged with attempted production of child pornography do not - at this point - appear to involve patients

Overland Park police search for suspect who shot at woman's vehicle after hitting it

Overland Park police are searching for a suspect who shot at a woman's vehicle after rear-ending it on a highway.

Jayden Robker said he was being abused multiple times, state marked him as 'safe,' reports say

The KSHB 41 I-Team's Sarah Plake obtained social services reports that shed light on what 13-year-old Jayden Robker's life was like before his body was found in a pond in March.

Former senior leaders at IHOPKC ministry stand by allegations against founder Mike Bickle

Bickle is on leave from ministry during investigation into sexual misconduct allegations

Independence police looking for driver who may have 'pertinent information' about a fatal pedestrian crash

The driver of the vehicle that struck the pedestrian remained at the scene

Stranger applies tourniquet to Rally House employee shot in the leg

It's not often that you see everyday people running towards an area that was just hit with gunfire, but that's not the case with Billy White.

Family still looking for answers in loved one's 2016 Kansas City murder

Corey Lee Walls, 35, was robbed before he was shot and killed in Kansas City's northeast side on November 22, 2016. The case has been cold ever since.

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