Kansas City Crime Scene: Ashes, Suspects, Gunfire & Good Deeds

There's a lot to consider and catch up with tonight . . . And so right now for early morning and late night readers we share a metro glimpse at ALLEGED wrongdoing, court cases updates, police action and just a bit of community outreach.

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Jackson County Sheriff hears neighborhood concerns after arson, crime

Jackson County Sheriff met with people living in Blue Summit, Missouri, after the fire department responded to 30 fires in the first two months of 2024.

Kansas City police want to return urn found to family

Kansas City police are looking for the rightful owners of an urn found at a home near 12 Street and White Avenue.

Former Olathe North choir teacher fired for misconduct charged with child sex crimes

He was booked into the Johnson County Detention Center on a $500,000 bond.

Convicted burglar escapes from Johnson County Work Release Center

A convicted burglar did not return to the Johnson County Department of Corrections Adult Residential Center after conducting two job interviews, authorities said.

Two Injured in Weekend Shooting

Released by: Officer Haley VanBibber Release Date: 03/12/2024 Raytown, MO - On March 11th, at 1:48 AM, Raytown Police were dispatched to the Dirty Bird Bar and Grill at 6600 Blue Ridge Boulevard fo...

Gun found in student's backpack at Park Hill South Tuesday morning

There was no immediate threat to the school and all students and staff are safe, according to a statement from Principal Kerrie Herren to parents.

Blue Springs Police still looking for KCK man accused in fatal shooting

Anthony Taylor Jr., 33, is considered armed and dangerous. Police are seeking help in finding Taylor, who is accused of second-degree murder.

Family of missing Springfield man in Nashville speaks out

Riley Strain was last seen in Nashville, Tennesee on Friday, March 8.

In 2023, 11 kids died in Kansas foster care. DCF secretary calls for transparency in criminal cases

Eleven youths died in the state's often-scrutinized foster care system during 2023, according to records from the state Department for Children and Families.

Lawyer: Missouri man thought mom was intruder when he shot, killed her

A son is being charged after he allegedly shot and killed his mother in their Olivette home, mistaking her for an intruder.

Springfield woman who participated in Jan. 6 denied early termination after probation violations

A Springfield woman who pleaded guilty to participating in the Jan. 6 riot was denied early termination and release pending appeal after violating her probation.

Rookie Officer Follows Her Heart Toward Service

At 5, Haynes knew she wanted to be a police officer. She wanted to make a positive impact and change the world. Police officers would visit school, and Haynes gravitated to them and their cause. There was no personal connection to law enforcement, though Haynes would come to understand it.

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