Kansas City Crime Scene: Gun Crime, Protest Victory & Suspect Creepers

In this collection of news we feature updates, critical court cases and more deets from ALLEGED misdeeds throughout the metro.

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Three men linked to gun trafficking and Chiefs rally shooting appear in court

Ronnel Williams Jr. and Chaelyn Groves were released on bond.

Kansas Supreme Court sides with noisy protester who blocked city streets in summer 2020

The Kansas Supreme Court has sided with a protester who said a Wichita ordinance was unconstitutional because it criminalized being noisy.

Independence 'scout leader' in court on child porn charges

An Independence father and local scout leader faces charges of child pornography.

Raytown man charged in multiple sexual assaults over past 12 years

A 65-year-old Raytown man is now facing multiple charges for alleged sexual assaults over the past 12 years, prosecutors say.

Corrine O'Connor trial date set for early 2025

Trial for mother of 5-year-old who died in late 2023, from falling from an apartment window, is set for early 2025.

Brothers plead not guilty in shooting at North Kansas City High

Michael and Lavon'Dre Smallwood appeared in separate courtrooms Monday, but their pleas were the same - not guilty.

Overland Park police searching for man accused of felony theft from retail store

The Overland Park Police Department is looking for a man accused of committing felony theft at a retail store near Oak Park Mall.

Liberty school bus driver charged, accused of assaulting student

A Liberty bus driver was charged with allegedly assaulting a student, saying he was "trying to scare him, not hurt him."

Missouri considers banning county jails from shackling some pregnant prisoners

The bill would also create certain health care requirements for pregnant inmates in jails and reverse the prohibition on nonviolent drug offenders receiving SNAP benefits.

Feds say 6 people fired weapons after Kansas City Chiefs rally. Why aren't more charged?

Court records reveal more about what authorities say happened near Union Station after the Chiefs rally, suggesting more people were involved than have been charged yet.

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