Kansas City Crime Scene: Opioid Crisis, Pickpockets & Prison Space Funding

A quick look at local legislation, crime reporting, police action and more cash for jails.

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KCMO Mayor Quinton Lucas' proposed ordinance to tackle fentanyl overdoses passes out of committee

Mayor Quinton Lucas proposed an ordinance at the Finance, Governance and Public Safety committee on Wednesday morning that would strengthen the city's fight against fentanyl.

KCK police looking for tips to ID suspects in August homicide

KCK police say Phillip Bagby was shot and killed outside a home in the Gateway Plaza development near N. 5th Street and Oakland Avenue.

Man admits to killing woman, unborn child at Shawnee apartment in 2022

A man admitted to killing a woman and her unborn child at a Shawnee apartment in September 2022.

VIDEO: Lenexa police warn of pickpocketing thieves

"They know what they're doing."

Platte City woman fights against 'nightmare' fake home lien

A Platte City woman is fighting a problem all-too-common in Missouri that most homeowners don't realize could happen to them

Independence family searching for teenage girl who went missing last week

Quania Warren was last seen when she left for school at Van Horn High last week but never made it back home.

Platte County Commission recommending $69 million+ jail solution

The Committee for Public Safety in Platte County is finalizing it's more than $69 million recommendation to the Platte County Commissioners for a renovated and expanded jail in Platte City.

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