Kansas City Crime Scene: Creeper Allegations, Scam Alerts & Tribute To Heroes

Right now we take a moment to share more than a few EXCELLENT CRIME REPORTING news links we've been checking today. 

Tragically, the stories seem remarkably familiar and locals struggle to overcome violence, creepers taking advantage of their authority and violence inflicted upon loved ones.

Check TKC news gathering . . .

Kansas City man, charged teen girl's death, appears in court

The man at the center of the death investigation of a 17-year-old Kansas City girl, made his first court appearance Thursday.

Blue Springs woman warns of Facebook scam stealing video calls

A recent Facebook scam has emerged, targeting users' video calls to deceive their friends.

KCK domestic violence shelter talks latest on teen dating violence

The smile emanating from a photo of 17-year-old Amauri Hughes is no more after she was found dead on Sunday in Grandview, Missouri.

Police: Vespa driver critically injured after hit by vehicle in Kansas City

The crash happened at the intersection of 57th Street and Rockhill Road in Kansas City shortly before 6 p.m.

Metro Squad to investigate double shooting that killed man at Wendy's in Platte City

Double shooting at Platte City Wendy's fast food restaurant kills man, critically injures another.

International House of Prayer in Kansas City releases initial findings after sexual misconduct allegations against founder

The findings involve eight women the complaint group claimed to represent.

Team Roc and Midwest Innocence Project request public records amid ongoing investigation of KCKPD

A division of Jay Z's entertainment agency and the Midwest Innocence Project submitted a Kansas Open Records request Thursday for documents from the KCKPD.

Two local organizations become a beacon of hope in the fight against unsolved homicides in Kansas City

Two local organizations are making efforts in the community by providing support to the families of unsolved homicide victims and advocating against crime.

Local law enforcement, families support President Biden's funding request for fentanyl crisis

Mayor Quinton Lucas signed onto a letter this week supporting the Biden Administration's funding request to address the fentanyl crisis. The letter was signed by nearly 40 mayors across the country.

Kansas City-area officers honored with Valor, Officer of the Year awards

Kansas City, Missouri, officer James Muhlbauer, K-9 Champ, and Fairway officer Jonah Oswald received valor awards after they died while in the line of duty this year.

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