Kansas City Crime Scene: Arson, Endangered Fawns & Gunfire

Lots of items to consider tonight as we check police action, court cases and hopeful community outreach.

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Kansas City, Missouri, police ask for the public's help to find a missing man considered dangerous

The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department asked for the public's help Friday to find a missing man they describe as dangerous.

Woman charged with arson following Independence apartment fire

A 22-year-old woman is facing charges in connection to a fire at the Independence Towers apartments earlier this week.

Man accused of breach of privacy charges for taking pictures or video of women undressing

A 29-year-old faces two counts of breach of privacy for allegedly shooting video or taking pictures of women undressing.

Months after unsolved hit-and-run, victim's family furious about fee to retrieve his truck

A family dealing with an untimely death due to a hit-and-run has now had insult added to injury in the form of a tow lot storage fee incurred while his truck was held as evidence.

Man convicted of child sexual exploitation pronounced dead in Kansas

A man convicted of child sexual exploitation in Johnson County was pronounced deceased at a Lansing hospital.

Kansas City, Mississippi men sentenced to life in federal prison

Shawn "Deuce" Burkhalter, 35, of Kansas City, Mo. was sentenced to life in federal prison without parole by U.S. District Judge Brian C. Wimes on June 21. His co-defendant, Joshua ...

Jury convicts Raytown man of fatal April 2023 shooting

A Jackson County jury convicted a Raytown man Thursday for his role in a fatal April 2023 shooting.

4 in custody after drugs, live deer found inside Belton home

Four individuals are in custody after illegal drugs and a live fawn were found inside a Belton, Mo., home as a search warrant was served.

Family creates Kindness for Kaden event after teen's murder

Kaden Bauswell, 15, was shot and killed three years ago in front of a Kansas City, Kansas elementary school. His family is making sure his giving spirit is not forgotten.

Missouri man charged with endangering 2 girls in street race, police chase

A Kansas City street race and sideshow results in a man's arrest for child endangerment and resisting arrest charges.

OP Police searching for 'large brown dog' involved in biting incident

The Overland Park Police Department is searching for a dog involved in a biting incident Friday morning.

Overland Park residents share qualities they want in next police chief

Overland Park posted the job description for police chief this week and city leaders want residents to share the qualities they want in the next leader of the police department.

'It can happen to you': KC woman warns others after losing 15K to scammers

A Kansas City woman has recently fallen victim to scammers, while authorities in Clay County continue to see a rising trend in scams.

Young Kansas Citians experiencing trauma from violent crime want their voices heard

Young people in Kansas City are feeling the effects of violent crime. Youth Ambassadors, a Kansas City nonprofit, is helping kids work through the trauma, build resilience and have a voice in their community.

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