Police

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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March 12, 2018 - 12:06 pm
Clinton, MO - Police officer Christopher Ryan Morton was honored at a funeral service in this mid-Missouri town, six days after being shot to death in the line of duty last week, after he and two other officers were sent to the wrong were sent to the wrong address. The other two officers were...
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March 06, 2018 - 3:44 pm
Kansas City, MO - Video released by the Kansas City Police department shows a dramatic hit-and-run between a car and a pedestrian in downtown Kansas City. The collision happened on Thursday February 22nd about 5:30pm. Video of Downtown pedestrian hit and run Police are still trying to find the...
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Kara Marxer
February 26, 2018 - 1:45 pm
Raytown police have arrested a 14-year-old girl for allegedly posting a message on Snapchat threatening Raytown Schools. Detectives learned that the photos of guns were actually copied from another social media profile from out of state. Police say the student didn't actually have any weapons. The...
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January 12, 2018 - 1:37 pm
North Kansas City, MO - A homeless man faces charges in an officer-involved shooting in North Kansas City. Jeremy Bowles is accused of shooting a flare gun at officers who were trying to arrest him after being accused of making threats at the Quik Trip on Burlington. Officer Rick Landon was struck...
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Travis Walker
January 05, 2018 - 11:51 am
Olathe, KS - The Olathe police department is investigating a video that surfaced in a closed Facebook group apparently showing two children getting into the trunk of a car and driving off. The video has since been removed from Facebook. Video showing kids being placed in trunk of car prompts Olathe...
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Marc LaVoie
November 13, 2017 - 4:37 am
Three people are dead after a shooting at a home in the 4900 block of East 17th Street in Kansas City. Officers were sent to a home for the report of a shooting around 10 a.m. Friday. They found the three victims in the house. A man and woman were pronounced dead at the scene. A woman was rushed to...
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Jim Cunningham
November 06, 2017 - 7:45 am
Kansas City police are advising drivers to be more courteous after multiple road rage incidents around the area that have led to gunshots and even death. Road rage often arises when one driver is cut off in traffic or another driver seemingly ignores the rules of the road or common courtesy. Some...
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August 14, 2017 - 6:03 am
Shawnee Police say they have a shortage of emergency dispatchers, and the department is hiring. The stress and hours are difficult, but dispatcher Amber Merritt says the job is rewarding. "I'm somebody that likes the adreneline that you get with the high-intensity calls," Merrit said. "If you're...
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