Kansas City Crime Scene: Convictions, Crashes & Cold Cases

Lots to consider for late night & early morning denizens as locals endure rising Summer violence and leaders encourage cooperation with police.

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Family still looking for answers two years after Northland woman killed

A Missouri family is desperate for answers more than two years after a 27-year-old mother of three was shot and killed.

Man sentenced to 11 years in federal prison for part in conspiracy to steal guns from vehicles around KC

A man will spend 11 years in federal prison for his part in a large conspiracy to steal firearms from vehicles in the Westport Entertainment District and from other vehicles around the metro area.

Driver hospitalized in crash with police car in KCMO

A driver was hospitalized following a crash with a police car Monday morning in Kansas City.

DNA on beer bottle leads to prison sentence for KS man

A Leavenworth, Kansas man was sentenced to almost four years in prison after being identified by DNA on a beer bottle for a 2023 assault

Jury selection scheduled for woman accused in Fairway officer killing

Andrea Cothran was in court Monday morning as her trial continues in the case regarding the August 2023 death of Fairway Police Officer Jonah Oswald.

Kansas dog trainer back in hunt with federal lawsuit challenging warrantless inspections * Kansas Reflector

U.S. Court of Appeals revives Kansas lawsuit challenging 2018 law signed by Gov. Jeff Colyer authorizing warrantless inspection of dog training facilities.

Can you speed to pass a vehicle on a Missouri road? Here's what the state law says

Should you speed past a vehicle to get to your destination quicker? More importantly, is it legal for you to do? Here's what Missouri law says.

Auto thefts are up in south KC. How do other crimes rate?

Auto theft] was the only major crime category that has gone up so far this year in South Patrol compared to last year.

Overland Park teen charged with attempted murder in double stabbing: Prosecutors

Christopher D. Curtis, 18, was arrested Monday in the June 15 stabbing of a woman and a 17-year-old. Curtis faces charges including attempted second-degree murder.

Defiant mother vows to work with police to find her son's killer

When Neatrice Mckinzy told a crowd, "I'm gonna work with detectives," she expressed it with an edge in her voice. It's a bold statement in corners of the city in which cooperating with police is taboo.

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