In an effort to combat a spike in homicides, gun violence and street crime, Kansas City police have deployed additional officers in four small geographic areas of the city. Video by Glenn Ricefirstname.lastname@example.org
Zach Mitchell and Riley Duggar were fishing the Missouri River in Riverside on Wednesday when a man being chased by police drove his car into the edge of the water and jumped in, trying to make his escape. Authorities caught up with the man on the far side of the river downstream.
Tamara Scherer says she told investigators she never got a good look at the face of her attacker. Charges against Richard Jones have been dropped and he was released from prison after an independent investigation uncovered a lookalike who was more likely the assailant.
Tricia Bushnell, executive director of the Midwest Innocence Project in Kansas City, shows how suspects can be falsely identified through the process of mug shot identification and a better way to show witnesses suspect photos.
Beginning next month the Kansas City Police Department and other Missouri law enforcement agencies will lose funding for sobriety checkpoints; $19 million in federal funds will shift away from checkpoints to saturation patrols.
An iconic theater prop, a replica of the Chitty Chitty Bang Bang car, owned by A TO Z Theatrical Supply and Service, Inc., 800 E. Meyer Blvd., in Kansas City was stolen Thursday, June 8, 2017, just after midnight from the parking lot outside the front doors. Surveillance video shows thieves driving out of the parking lot towing a trailer, which contained the handmade vehicle. In the past year, A to Z Theatrical, which has been in business in Kansas City since 1959, has experienced a rash of thefts including three vans, and now this trailer and car.
"This car has hundreds of hours of highly skilled artisans involved in creating this very unique piece," said James Hunter, chief operations officer. "It's priceless to us. It's unique and it cannot be easily replicated," Hunter said.
A cashier working at a 7-Eleven convenience store in Philadelphia was struck in the face with a handgun by a robbery suspect earlier this week. The suspect took off with $300 in cash and 50 cigarette lighters. The incident was captured on surveillance video.
Two men, one armed with a sledgehammer and the other armed with a machete, robbed a Louisburg, Kan., convenience store. The Miami County Sheriff's Office released surveillance video showing the robbery.