Kansas City Drivers Forced To Freeze Amid Car Crime Spike

At the outset of Winter . . . Here's good advice from authorities amid this year's spike in cowtown car theft . . . Check-it:

"KCPD has some good ideas for you on how you can keep your car safe from thieves. Park your car in well-lit areas. Do not leave your garage door opener in your car. Make sure license plates are on tight. Most importantly, never leave your car running when you’re not in it, not even for a second."

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Why Kansas Citians should be wary when warming cars up this winter

Some residents who live near the Plaza and Westport are fed up with the amount of car break-ins and stolen cars.

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It's not just unsafe, it's illegal: Trooper weighs in on clearing snow off every car window

The Kansas City area just had its first snowfall of the winter season, and with that comes the disappointment of pulling out the ice scraper again. As tedious as it may be, it's a safe and necessary choice to completely clean the snow off every window on your car.

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