Kansas City Crime Scene: Murder Charges, Bus Station Cocaine Trafficker & Task Force

Lots of info here for close readers of the blog as we check local crime reporting, alleged misdeeds and court case outcomes.

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Man charged with murder following November shooting in KCMO

A 27-year-old man has been charged with murder following a shooting on Nov. 18.

Woman who assisted career criminal convicted of robbing teen

A 47-year-old Platte County woman was convicted by a jury Thursday of helping a five-time felon steal a teen's ATM card at knifepoint.

Suspect charged with fatal shooting of man found behind home in east Kansas City

Officers say they were called to the homicide scene around 11 p.m. on Nov. 18 in the area of 24th Street. and Lawn Avenue

California man sentenced to 8 years in prison for drug trafficking

On Thursday, a California man was sentenced to eight years in prison for traveling with more than two and a half pounds of cocaine while passing through Kansas City, Mo by bus.

Man allegedly connected to Topeka homicide found by Kansas City police

TOPEKA (KSNT) - Police have located a man in Kansas City, Kansas who is believed to be connected to a homicide investigation in Topeka. City of Topeka spokeswoman Gretchen Spiker said in a pr...

Attorney refuses to turn over Gideon Cody's texts/emails: 'He and his personal cellphone have left the state'

Jennifer Hill, attorney for the city of Marion and Gideon Cody refuses to turn over Cody's texts and emails. Hill said Cody "and his cellphone have left the state."

Multidisciplinary Task Force aims to reduce crime on the Avenue

Michael Bushnell Reporter Representatives from over a dozen city departments were joined by Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas and City [...]

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