Kansas City Crime Scene: ChiefsAholic Greenlight & Gun Debate

For our closest TKC readers . . . We take a quick journey through some EXCELLENT local crime reporting, updates on court cases, legislative moves and more police community outreach as everyone hopes this Spring/Summer will be less violent than last time around.

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New technology and revamped training push to improve KC 911 wait times and response

Wait times have been frustrating for many in KCMO when trying to get ahold of 911, the department is going through many changes right now to try and improve.

Man critically injured in Northland shooting late Tuesday night

A man was critically injured in a shooting late Tuesday night in the Northland, police said. The shooting happened just before 10:30 p.m. in the 8600 block North Boardwalk Avenue.

Amazon greenlights Chiefsaholic true-crime documentary

Truth is often stranger than fiction.

Kelly signs 'good Samaritan' law meant to mitigate drug overdose deaths in Kansas * Kansas Reflector

Gov. Laura Kelly signed into law a "good Samaritan" drug overdose prevention measure to help stem overdose deaths in-state.

Missouri man pleads guilty in White House attack attempt

(KOAM) -- A Missouri man pleads guilty in an attempted attack on the White House.

Platte County Sheriff's Office says at least 20 victims reported theft from vehicles Tuesday morning

Thieves in Platte County targeted an apartment complex and several subdivisions in the southern part of the county Tuesday morning.

Independence moves forward with proposing 1/4-cent police sales tax for officer wages

KSHB 41's Megan Abundis spoke with Independence voters, who weighed in on a sales tax that would help fund officer wages and equipments. City leaders say the funding is well-needed.

Amazon greenlights Chiefsaholic true-crime documentary

Truth is often stranger than fiction.

Wrongly branded as a felon for decades, Kansas City great-grandmother secures court victory

Phyllis Henderson says she's paying a big price for an error made decades ago. She was labeled a felon, but it's not true.

Honoring fallen officers, looking to future with Lenexa police during National Police Week

Communities across the country are honoring fallen police officers for National Police Week. In Lenexa, police said this week hits close to home.

Murdered while still alive: How a victim's daughter remembers Robert Courtney

Meckenzie Hayes has spent her adulthood trying to understand what happened to her mother.

Overcoming the odds: Double lung transplant recipient becomes Merriam police officer

KSHB 41's Caitlin Knute spoke with Merriam police officer Dalton Peavler, who overcame two lung transplants to join the department.

'SAVE KC,' the newest initiative to tackle gun violence in Kansas City

'Stand Against Violence Kansas City', or SAVE KC is the latest initiative launched by KCPD and others to address violent crimes and gun violence in the city.

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