CRIME & SAFETY
Neighbors of 5-Year-Old Who Fell to His Death From Kansas City Apartment Building Say Mom Was ‘Always Yelling at Him’
Officials classified the incident as ‘a suspicious death’
Three students injured, driver cited after Liberty school bus crash
Three students suffered minor injuries Thursday and a driver was cited after a bus crashed into a semitrailer in Liberty, Missouri, police say.
Weekly Safety Report: Missing Person and Bus Crash in Liberty, Missouri
The following incidents occurred in Liberty, Missouri this week. A 20-year-old man named Zachariah Lundholm has been missing for nearly a month, with his truck being found abandoned in Liberty. In a separate incident, three elementary school students were injured in a bus crash while on their way to Ridgeview Elementary.
Reward offered for information in case of KC man found dead 3 years after he disappeared
Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers is offering $2,000 for any information that leads to an arrest.
Kansas City man charged in Northland Rally House shooting
A Kansas City man has been charged in the shooting of a Rally House employee in the Shops at Boardwalk during an alleged armed robbery.
19-year-old died in fatal crash Wednesday in Kansas City, Missouri
One person died in a fatal crash Wednesday in Kansas City, Missouri, according to a spokesperson with the Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department.
Blue Springs man sentenced to 10 years in prison for meth conspiracy
A Blue Springs, Mo., man was sentenced in federal court for his role in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. Kenneth James Paulson, 52, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Greg Kays to 10 years in federal prison without parole. On Nov. 16, 2022, Paulson pleaded guilty to participating in a...
Woman who assisted career criminal convicted of robbing teen
PLATTE CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - A 47-year-old Platte County woman was convicted by a jury Thursday of helping a five-time felon steal a teen’s ATM card at knifepoint. Rebecca Spotz was found guilty Thursday by a jury that recommended a 20-year sentence for robbery and eight-year sentence for armed criminal action.
Weekly Safety Report: Alleged Shooting and Missing Person in Olathe, Kansas
This week in Olathe, Kansas, two incidents have occurred that require attention. The first incident involves the alleged shooter of Olathe East SRO Erik Clark, Jaylon Elmore, who had his attorneys withdraw during a bond hearing. He will be appointed new legal counsel by the court. The second incident involves a missing 32-year-old man named Lance Nolan Morin, who was last seen on foot in Kansas City, Missouri, on June 24. Olathe police are actively searching for him.
Missouri Man Ignites Police Chase by Towing House Recklessly
• A man in Missouri towing a 70-foot house with his vehicle led police on a chase after striking several cars and refusing to stop. • The driver's erratic behavior suggested possible intoxication, according to Sgt. Kyle Craven of the Excelsior Springs Police Department.
Police ID 21-year-old found dead in front yard of KC home
KANSAS CITY—Law enforcement authorities investigating a deadly shooting have identified the victim as 21-year-old Jayden D. James. Just after 4 p.m. Tuesday, officers were dispatched to 4900 block of Heritage Avenue in Kansas on a reported shooting. Upon arrival, officers were directed to a man, later identified as James,...
KCK police sergeant, among several shot during drug bust, describes experience
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (KCTV) - Thursday night, Kansas City, Kansas Mayor Tyrone Garner began the Unified Government Commission meeting with strong words for those critical of the police department. There are good officers, he said. He made the remarks on the night he honored a group of officers shot in...
Driver died following crash after attempting to go around stopped school bus in Kansas City
A driver died after attempting to go around a stopped school bus, leading to a crash.
Police looking for suspects in more than a dozen thefts from a downtown parking garage
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department is asking for help to identify two men believed to be involved in a large string of thefts from a downtown parking garage. A spokesperson for the department said more than 18 reports have been taken related to the...
The jewelry heist of 1927 in Independence, Missouri: fact or fiction?
The jewelry heist in Independence, Missouri in 1927 has become a captivating tale of mystery and intrigue. The incident, which involved the theft of valuable gems and jewels, has remained a cloudy event since the stolen treasures were never recovered. This begs the question: is it true or false?
State investigators join KCPD on case involving Center High School employees
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - Police release additional information involving an investigation into two employees who work for the Center School District. The district placed the two workers on leave after the employees were accused of abusing students at Center High School. Police said the department received a police report about the allegations on Nov. 29 at 3:50 p.m.
Weekly Safety Report: Arrest of Homicide Suspect and Police Department Assessment in Gladstone, Missouri
Gladstone police in Missouri arrested a Wisconsin murder suspect on Thanksgiving after automated license plate readers detected a vehicle with a stolen plate. The suspect was found in a red Ford Fusion in a parking lot. In another incident, the Gladstone Police Department is undergoing an examination by an assessor from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies to ensure compliance with standards for re-accreditation.
Driver Towing Mobile Home Arrested After Police Chase in Excelsior Springs
• A driver pulling a mobile home led police on a chase in Excelsior Springs, Missouri on Thanksgiving night. • The mobile home hit several vehicles during the chase, and the driver did not stop.
'I’m going to walk': New hope for 11-year-old girl paralyzed after being struck by stray bullet
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — There's new hope for the family of an 11-year-old girl after two stray bullets left her paralyzed. Lauren Reddick has spent the last month in a hospital. But now, her family believes she will walk again. The once active fourth-grade student's new normal has become...
Racist Kansas Student Charged With Felony For Beating Black Student In Viral Video Has History Of Alleged Violence
The racist Shawnee Mission East High School student who was caught on video attacking a Black student has been charged with a felony. The post Racist Kansas Student Charged With Felony For Beating Black Student In Viral Video Has History Of Alleged Violence appeared first on NewsOne. The post Racist Kansas Student Charged With Felony For Beating Black Student In Viral Video Has History Of Alleged Violence appeared first on Black America Web.