Kansas City Crime Scene: NFL Learns From Super Bowl Parade Shooting

This post catches up on some EXCELLENT CRIME REPORTING along with a few stories with local connections and just a bit of good news.

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Detroit police considered Kansas City shooting in NFL Draft security plan

An international collaboration between police in Canada, Detroit, Wayne County and U.S. Federal agencies is behind the extensive security plan for the NFL Draft in Detroit this week.

Police got 116 calls to this KC business in a year. What the city is doing about it now

The city denied a business license application for Up in Smoke. But the shop on Independence Avenue was open on Thursday.

Kidnapping suspect surrenders after high-speed chase ends in Kansas City

A high-speed chase on I-70 between Topeka and Kansas City has safely ended with a kidnapping suspect now behind bars.

Nonfatal shootings in KC have jumped 39% this year. Over 40 victims have been kids

Four of the nonfatal shooting victims were under age 13. That's in addition to seven children who have died in KCMO homicides this year.

AI-enhanced camera technology helps solve Blue Springs murder

A shooting that killed two people at a Blue Springs Park earlier this month led to a first-degree murder charge and then an arrest on Wednesday.

Police in KCK shot and killed a homeless man. His brother wants bodycam footage released

Eric Anderton viewed body camera recordings showing the shooting. He says in a lawsuit that his brother did not have a weapon and that police shot him in the back as he ran.

Village Cafe in KCK, offers ex-offenders chance to build new new lives

Village Cafe opened Friday in Kansas City, Kansas, serving up food and a second chance to ex-offenders who work there while trying to start new lives.

Call Taker Eager To Make A Difference

Thousands of times a year, going on six years, she has quickly gotten callers help or figured out what they need when sometimes they don’t know.

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