Homicide

Marc LaVoie
August 28, 2017 - 7:38 am
Kansas City, MO - Police are investigating the city's 100th homicide of the year. Investigators say a man was shot to death inside a business near NE Evansdale & North Oak before 2am Saturday. According to the daily homicide analysis with the Kansas City Police Department, there were 73...
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Bill Grady
August 22, 2017 - 6:13 am
Kansas City police are discouraged by a lack of leads in the shooting death of Thomas Orr, a police officer with the Lee's Summit Police Department. Orr was shot Sunday evening while trying to intervene in an argument on the patio of a popular restaurant in Westport. "There were over 200 people at...
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http://www.kcmothersincharge.org
Bill Grady
August 10, 2017 - 7:56 am
If you are a Kansas City mother, aunt or grandmother, "Mothers in Charge" wants you. The 501(c)(3) organization reaches out to families affected by homicide. Members are reaching out to recruit more volunteers. Thursday at 6 p.m. M.I.C. is holding an event called "Calling All Mothers" at the Mohart...
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July 22, 2017 - 9:49 am
Police in Kansas City are asking the publics help in identifying suspects in three separate shootings that occurred Friday night. Around 6:30 officers responded to shots fired at car wash near Independence and Hardesty. The victim was found inside a silver Kia. Then at 8:15 p.m. police went to a...
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Marc LaVoie
July 03, 2017 - 6:02 am
Seven people died in homicides in the Kansas City Metro area between Friday evening and Sunday afternoon, prompting fears that the area could be reversing an overall multi-year trend of reductions in violent crime. Four of the killings occurred in Kansas City, Kansas. The other three took place in...
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June 27, 2017 - 12:12 pm
Kansas City, MO - Police have released video of a man walking along the Indian Creek Trail on the same day that Coach's Bar & Grill owner Mike Darby was killed. Police say the person in the video is not a suspect, but think he may have information vital to their investigation. Video of Video -...
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June 12, 2017 - 6:22 am
The father of a 19-year-old Northland homicide victim says she was in the wrong place at the wrong time. Police say Robbin Baska was killed during an apparent robbery attempt at her mother's apartment at a complex in the 100 block of N.W. Harlem Road. The Kansas City Star reports Baska was at her...
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Wyandotte County Sheriff's Office
May 12, 2017 - 7:47 am
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A 28-year-old man is jailed on $1 million bond after being charged in connection with the shooting deaths of three people in Kansas City, Kansas. Prosecutors in Wyandotte County on Thursday charged Jason R. Tucker with capital murder, attempted burglary and violating a...
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March 23, 2017 - 7:50 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Authorities say a Kansas City man who was naked when he was arrested has been charged with fatally shooting two people and wounding a third after a rap battle erupted inside a minivan. Thirty-year-old Robert Townsend is charged with two counts of second-degree murder in the...
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March 21, 2017 - 8:01 am
Two people are dead following a triple shooting Monday night in Kansas City. Police say it happened around 10:30 p.m. near East 55th Street and Blue Parkway. Officers a car in a ditch. The bodies of a man and woman were inside. The officers found a third shooting victim a few blocks away. That...
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