Kansas City Crime Scene: Gunfire, Tech Scams & Sick Puppies

For late night and early morning denizens of the discourse we compile more than a few examples of EXCELLENT Kansas City journalism as the unofficial start of Summer gets more than a bit "thick" on local streets . . . And throughout the region.

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UPDATE | 7 officers from KCKPD, KCPD exchange gunfire with suspect Monday night on 18th Street Expressway

Officers with the Kansas City, Kansas, and Kansas City, Missouri, police departments were involved in a fatal shooting Monday night in KCK.

A Kansas City resident lost $1 million. Now police are warning of a computer scam.

Police warn of scam that cost one Kansas City resident over $1 million.

Missouri Mayor Resigns After Cop Shot Blind, Deaf Dog That He Was Called To Help

A Shih Tzu named Teddy was stumbling around in a woman's backyard when body camera footage captured the officer shooting him twice.

After Kansas bank collapsed, former CEO admits to embezzling $47 million for crypto scheme

Shan Hanes has pleaded guilty to a federal crime after embezzling millions of dollars from Heartland Tri-State Bank, leading to its collapse.

JoCo man pleads guilty to second-degree murder

A Johnson County man pleaded guilty to second-degree murder following the 2021 death of Jeren Hinton.

Lawsuit: Kansas City-area woman claims Petland Blue Springs sold her 2 sick puppies

A Kansas City-area woman is suing Petland Blue Springs, claiming the business sold her not one but two sick puppies. One of the dogs died when he was just 10 months old.

Questions remain in discovery of dead newborn at Maryville lake, but one thing is certain.

The body of a newborn discovered at Maryville Mozingo Lake Recreation Park had been there for less than a day when a park employee came upon it.

KC-area counselor speaks on importance of mental health resources being available at proposed KCMO jail

On Tuesday, the Kansas City Board of Police Commissioners discussed an emphasis on addressing mental health inside a new proposed jail that would be built in Kansas City, Missouri.

Recent break-in did not deter Ruskin Heights neighborhood residents from family event Tuesday night

Paul's Drive In has served ice cream cones, hamburgers and onion rings in Kansas City since the 1960's.

Officers Zero In On Illegal Street Racing

Over the Memorial Day weekend, assigned officers zeroed in on illegal street racing, consisting of ATVs and motorcycle groups breaking the law by trying to take over streets.

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