Kansas City Crime Scene: Mayor Q Tour, Deadly Fall Case Sealed & Temp Tag Outrage

For close reader of the blog we share these local stories that feature EXCELLENT CRIME REPORTING, updates on local cases and just a hint of good news toward the end of the compilation.

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KC mayor visits Washington, DC seeking help to curb violent crime

Mayor Quinton Lucas went to Washington, DC Wednesday to ask for help address violent crime in Kansas City.

11-year-old girl paralyzed by stray bullet in Kansas City released from hospital

An 11-year-old girl paralyzed by a stray bullet from a rolling gun battle is out of the hospital and back home with family.

Judge seals Grayson O'Connor case, including all charges and documents

A Jackson County judge sealed the case involving Grayson O'Connor, including all charges and documents, after police handed the case file to prosecutors.

Bond modification granted for man charged with crash that killed 9-year-old boy in Shawnee

25-year-old Matthew Jacobo is facing multiple charges, including second-degree murder, related to the death of Nolan Davidson

Kansas City, Kansas, man charged with sex crimes involving minor

A 44-year-old Kansas City, Kansas, man has been charged with three counts of sex crimes involving a minor dating back to Oct. 28 in Olathe.

Two women's stories lead to conviction of former teacher, coach Josh Hood

Hood sentenced to five years in prison for second-degree statutory rape from 2010

Teen pleads guilty in death of elderly man in Shawnee crash

An 18-year-old Shawnee man pleaded guilty Thursday in a May 2023 crash that killed one man and critically injured a woman.

21-year-old killed with AR-style gun in KC was 'the glue' for his family, fundraiser says

"Nothing prepares you for the loss of a child, much less, planning their memorial and figuring out life without them," a family friend of 21-year-old Jaden James wrote on GoFundMe.

Missouri Dept. of Revenue owed more than $78 million in delinquent temporary tag fees

If passed, the measure would allow law enforcement officers to confiscate expired vehicle tags, forcing the driver to either stop driving the vehicle or get it registered.

For nearly 50 years, retired officer Richard White has fed KC's seniors a free Christmas dinner

Now, the former KCPD officer is hoping the next generation is ready to take on the mantle

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