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This notice posted on the Twitter account of Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister on Monday, March 30, 2020, seeks the public's help for new leads in the disappearance of Jack "Don" Lewis, the former husband of a big cat sanctuary owner featured in the new Netflix series “Tiger King.” Chronister posted that the popularity of the seven-part documentary made it a good time to ask for new leads in Lewis' 1997 disappearance. (Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister via AP)
AP News Staff
March 31, 2020 - 11:53 am
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — It might be the biggest diversion from the pandemic: binge-watching the luridly fascinating Netflix documentary “Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness.” Now a Florida sheriff is asking the public for tips regarding one of the lingering mysteries raised in the recently released...
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Mounted patrol officers ride their horses.
KCPD
Marc LaVoie
November 19, 2019 - 9:31 pm
Kansas City, MO - Months after the decision was made to keep the KCPD Mounted Patrol unit, Chief Rick Smith announced Tuesday the unit will be disbanded. Smith cited growing homicide numbers and violent crime rates, along with the need for more investigators on the streets, in his decision to...
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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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