Police

KMBC Channel 9 News
Marc LaVoie
January 28, 2019 - 4:41 am
Kansas City Police are dealing with separate triple shootings that happened late Saturday and early Sunday. In the first incident, a teenager was killed and two others were injured arround 11 p.m. Saturday in the 2200 block of Elmwood. The injured victims drove to the fire station at 22nd and Van...
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KMBC Channel 9 News
Marc LaVoie
December 05, 2018 - 4:56 am
A longtime Kansas City, Missouri police officer barricaded herself and her two children in a hotel room, which led to a 28-hour standoff in Kansas City, Kansas. The case is shining a light on the stress that law enforcement officers endure, and the effect the job has on their mental health. The...
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Jim Cunningham
November 05, 2018 - 5:48 am
Law enforcement officers around the country say careless drivers are putting children at risk in school zones and bus stops. Five children were killed in separate incidents last week in Indiana, Mississippi and Pennsylvania. Closer to home, Prairie Village Police Officer Tanner Swope said he and...
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KMBZ News Staff
October 23, 2018 - 12:42 pm
Independence, MO - A teen connected to a disturbing video showing someone pointing a pistol at a juvenile has turned themselves in, according to Independence police. Police were looking for Alexander (Alex) Schrader, 17 for questioning, and police say they have two people in custody. WARNING: The...
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KMBZ News Staff
September 10, 2018 - 4:57 pm
Kansas City, KS - Police are seeking the driver of an SUV who shot out the windows of police cars late this morning at the KCKPD Traffic Support Unit at 6100 Leavenworth Road. Witnesses said they saw a heavyset white man, wearing construction type gloves, shooting out the driver’s side window of a...
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Kara Marxer
August 27, 2018 - 8:12 am
Like most law enforcement agencies across the country, the Overland Park Police Department is working hard to find new recruits. The city is offering $3,500 in signing bonuses for new officers. There are 13 open positions now. Want to give back to your #community ? Then a #career with #OPPD is for...
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KMBC Channel 9 News
Marc LaVoie
August 20, 2018 - 5:15 am
Kansas City Police detectives admit they are exhausted following another deadly weekend on the city's streets. Three homicides were reported within a span of 12 hours Sunday. Someone reported a body on the highway around 3:45 a.m. on Interstate 435 and Eastwood Trafficway. The victim was later...
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Marc LaVoie
July 17, 2018 - 5:41 am
Clayton, Missouri Police issued an apology after its officers falsely accused ten Washington University students, all black, of not paying for their meals at an IHOP restaurant last month. Chief Kevin Murphy said he does not believe it was a case of racial profiling, but he said officials are still...
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Jim Cunningham
April 16, 2018 - 5:59 am
A study commissioned by the Ruderman Family Foundation finds that police officers, firefighters and emergency medics are more likely to die by suicide than in the line of duty. Flags are typically not lowered in the case of a first responder who takes his or her own life. That could lead to under-...
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April 05, 2018 - 12:21 pm
Belton, MO - Police identified Donald McCarter, 38, as the man shot to death during an encounter with officers on Sunday, April 1. According to the department, they say McCarter refused to drop a knife and kept advancing toward officers, even after using a taser on him. McCarter was shot and...
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