Kansas City Crime Scene: Car Chases, Missing Persons & Community Outreach


A lot of public safety news to cover this evening . . . In this compilation of EXCELLENT CRIME REPORTING we take a peek at perils confronting drivers, police action, ongoing cases & efforts to encourage tipsters . . .

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Mother of unsolved KCMO homicide victim asks police for more communication

2023 was the deadliest year in KCMO history, seeing 182 homicides. Some of those remain unsolved, along with other cases from years prior that are still not closed.

Police looking for vehicle that struck pedestrian in Blue Springs, drove off

The Blue Springs Police Department stated a pedestrian was struck by a car in the 2000 block of Northeast Jefferson Street.

Will KCPD name officers involved in deadly pursuit on I-435? Public has right to know | Opinion

We call for more transparency on the circumstances of a deadly police pursuit in Kansas City that ended with the death of two motorists. | Opinion

KSHB 41 takes closer look at KCPD's pursuit procedures

KSHB 41 News obtained a copy of KCPD's pursuit procedures. Tuesday the department said officers stopped pursuing a car before it was involved in a deadly crash in the Northland.

'War for soul of America' has three fronts, says Missouri attorney general - who has helped make the state Ground Zero on this one

Just as the 2024 presidential election cycle begins in earnest, Missouri has become Ground Zero in this country's centuries-long fight for freedom of speech. Even as he fights at the U.S. Supreme...

Still no charges months after infant boy's death in Olathe ruled a homicide

FOX4 is hearing from the little boy's mom who is demanding the person who left her child in that car be charged.

Missing woman last seen at 84th and Blue Ridge Blvd.

If located, contact the Kansas City Missouri Police Department Missing Persons Unit at 816-234-5043 or call 911.

Deputies ID homicide victim found severely beaten at Clay County park

Prosecutors charged Elena Delcarmen Flores, 48, with first-degree murder, armed criminal action and abandonment of a corpse.

Gypsy Rose Blanchard is free and reflecting on prison term for conspiring to kill her abusive mother

Gypsy Rose Blanchard said she has found a way to forgive her mother - and herself. But it has been a long journey from years of abuse and the darkest parts of her life.

Olathe police ask for help to find missing woman with medical condition

Olathe police are asking for the public's help to find a missing 24-year-old woman with medical needs.

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