Kansas City Crime Scene: Local Gunfire, Creepers & Legal Eagles

Right now we share a quick look at some EXCELLENT crime reporting from throughout the metro with a focus on community outreach, politics & continued threats to neighborhoods.

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Recent Kansas City-area violence spurs up discussion of Blair's Law

Last legislative session, lawmakers worked to pass Blair's Law, which would make it a Missouri statewide offense for discharging a firearm into or within city limits.

22-year-old charged in deadly stabbing in Olathe

Jesus Neri-Aguilar is accused of stabbing one person to death and injuring another near Marion and Prairie streets in Olathe, Kansas.

Former KCMO police officer sentenced to 30 years in federal prison for sex crime

A former Kansas City police officer is sentenced to 30 years without parole for sexually exploiting a child.

Civil rights groups want the DOJ to probe prosecutors' role in wrongful convictions

"For decades, KCKPD and the DA's office have been skewing the evidence to get the result they wanted," the groups wrote to the DOJ.

St. Joseph man pleads guilty in $8M 'Christian Health Care Sharing Ministry' fraud scheme

A St. Joseph, Missouri, man waived his right to trial and pleaded guilty Tuesday for his role in an $8 million scheme that defrauded hundreds of members of a Christian health care sharing ministry.

Overland Park Animal Control seeking info related to dog bite at Scheels Soccer Complex

Police are asking for the public's assistance with locating a dog involved in a biting incident that occurred on Nov. 13

They were shot, then sent back to KC streets. Why lack of help for homeless costs everyone

"If the ship goes down, we're going to be the last people to get the lifeboat, basically," said a Kansas City man experiencing homelessness who survived a shooting, then a hit and run crash earlier this year.

Police investigating after child struck by vehicle in front of Shawnee elementary school

The condition of the child is unknown at this point.

Zach Thomas announces bid for Johnson County, Kansas, District Attorney, sets up rematch

The runner-up in the 2020 election for Johnson County, Kansas, District Attorney announced Tuesday he plans to make another attempt to unseat incumbent Steve Howe.

KCPD South Patrol hosts family movie night Nov. 17, crime meeting Nov. 21

By John Sharp Movie Night The Marvel family movie Quantumania featuring Ant-Man & Wasp will be shown for free at 7 p.m. Friday, November 17, in the gym at the rear of the South Patrol Police Campus, 9701 Marion Park Dr. Pre-show entertainment with free hot dogs and popcorn will begin at 6 p.m.

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