Kansas City Crime Scene: Independence Cop Killer Mugshot & New Drug Hits Local Streets

There's a lot to cover in this update on consequences following tragedy, rising local violence and yet another threat confronting causal drug users & addicts alike . . .

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Missouri governor offers 'deepest sympathy' after reducing former Chiefs assistant's DWI sentence

Reid pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated causing serious bodily injury and was sentenced to three years. Parson reduced that term and ordered his release on March 1. Reid had been expecting to be released about eight weeks later.

Homeless man charged with killing another homeless man in east KCMO in November 2023

A homeless man is charged with the stabbing murder of another homeless man inside an abandoned house in November 2023 in east Kansas City, Missouri.

Independence man charged with double homicide makes first court appearance

The man charged with killing a Jackson Co. Civil Court Processor Server and an Independence Police Officer made his first appearance in court.

Man accused of murdering officer and court employee has bond set at $2M: Jackson County

Larry Acree appeared in court for the first time Wednesday after being charged with murdering an Independence police officer and Jackson County court employee during an eviction.

Raytown man who blamed Trump, Hawley for his actions in Jan. 6 attack sentenced to prison

A Raytown man will spend the next nearly six years in federal prison for his role in the Jan. 6, 2021 attacks on the U.S. Capitol.

Police search for 'armed and dangerous' man accused of killing 18-year-old in Lawrence

Lawrence police reported that Dawson Edward Paine shot Davin Gregory Kerr in the 2900 block of Crestline Drive about 10:40 p.m.

Families react to extra law enforcement presence at Winnetonka for basketball games following recent shooting

This past weekend, North Kansas City High School had a similar tone to what Kansas City experienced a few weeks ago - celebration that ended in a crime scene.

Suspect taken to hospital after SWAT sent to home near William Jewell College

A suspect remains in the hospital after a SWAT team was called to a home near William Jewell College after shots were fired during a rescue attempt.

Procession route for slain Independence officer Cody Allen funeral released, will impact traffic

Officials with the city of Independence released details for the procession route of slain Officer Cody Allen scheduled for Friday.

KC area residents warned of new illegal drug that could lead to amputation

Law enforcement officials in the Kansas City area have warned residents about the presence of a new illegal narcotic on the streets that could result in amputation.

KC Common Good rallies community members, organizations to fight gun violence

KC Common Good gathered community members to address gun violence for their "KC United" event. They're hoping to make sure incidents like what happened at the high school don't happen again.

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