Kansas City Crime Scene: Political Battles, Court Check & Investigations Cont'd

Lots to consider tonight as this update focuses on police action, legal posturing amid campaign season and ongoing inquiry into tragedy.

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1 in custody following standoff that started with police officers witnessing gunfire

Police emphasize that shots were not fired at officers during this incident, nor did officers fire shots.

Police justified in February killing of robbery suspect at gas station, prosecutor says

Officers learned that Smiley had previously shown up naked at a Hardee's in Olathe with a knife and asked staff to harm him with it.

Family sues after their 8-year-old son was allegedly raped at an Independence summer camp

The family of a boy alleges that their son, then 8 years old, was sodomized by another camper while at a summer camp.

KCKPD says no active shooter at Providence Medical Center

When police from KCKPD arrived they determined there was no active threat.

Missouri prison health care conditions have gotten deadly, reform group alleges

Health care services in Missouri prisons are declining, according to a prison reform advocacy group. The nonprofit says providers are leaving, emergency care is getting denied, and 66 residents have died this year.

'No Labels' election crime complaint sent to Kansas AG

TOPEKA (KSNT) - The Kansas Secretary of State's Office has sent an election crime complaint to the Kansas Attorney General's Office, accusing a GOP operative of misrepresenting himself as Chair of third-party group 'No Labels.' A spokeswoman confirmed in an email to Nexstar's Kansas Capitol Bureau on Monday.

Money isn't enough to speed up Missouri's marijuana expungements * Missouri Independent

State courts spent less than $700,000 of the $7 million allocated last year for clearing eligible marijuana offenses from criminal records.

Missouri governor turns down clemency for inmate facing execution on Tuesday

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Monday turned down a clemency request for condemned inmate David Hosier, a move that likely clears the way for his execution.

Kansas City man making waves in local rap music killed in shooting. 'An inspiration'

Kansas City rapper Kevion Bifford, known as 2Gunn Kevi, was dedicated to his music career and entrepreneurship after his incarceration, friends said, until he was found fatally shot on May 24.

KC Unsolved: Mission to find answers decade after Kansas City homicide

Kansas City police search for answers in a decade-old homicide case that claimed the life of Alonzo Thomas, IV.

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