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Missouri saw deadliest year ever for gun violence in 2020, made worse by pandemic | The Kansas City Star

Missouri sees worst year ever for gun violence in 2020 With historic levels of gun violence in Missouri’s three largest cities, the state likely experienced its deadliest year on record in 2020, experts say. By Neil Nakahodo | Humera Lodhi | Kaitlin Washburn January 03, 2021 05:00 AM. A Kansas City photographer who proudly documented […]



This Kansas prosecutor keeps getting away with misconduct. Will she ever be punished?

By Melinda Henneberger Updated December 06, 2020 06:24 PM Firsthand experience makes Lamonte McIntyre critical of care provided to Kansas inmates Lamonte McIntyre, freed in 2017 after 23 years in Kansas prisons for a crime he did not commit, says health care for inmates does not focus on their needs. Corizon Health is the private […]



KC mystery surrounding disappearance of Baby Lisa to air on HLN’s ‘Real Life Nightmare’

By Robert A. Cronkleton November 25, 2020 05:08 PM ‘Someone stole our baby’: Excerpts from HLN’s Real Life Nightmare show on Baby Lisa. ‘Someone stole our baby’: Excerpts from HLN’s Real Life Nightmare show on Baby Lisa The mystery surrounding the disappearance of Baby Lisa from a Kansas City, North, home in October 2011 will […]



Extradition of man who allegedly killed his sons could take weeks

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It will likely be weeks before the man accused of killing his sons and abducting his daughters is returned to Kansas. Donald Jackson, Jr. is behind bars in an Oklahoma jail after state troopers pulled him over and took him into custody Saturday night. Jackson is accused of killing his two […]



Kansas City police sergeant pleads not guilty to felony assault of 15-year-old boy

By Anna Spoerre October 20, 2020 10:36 AM, Updated 1 hour 16 minutes ago KC police sergeant charged with felony assault on 15-year-old who indictment says pleaded ‘I can’t breathe’ Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced a Jackson County grand jury indicted Kansas City police sergeant Matthew T. Neal on Friday, Aug. 21, 2020, […]



Witness perjury. Forgery. Evidence shared. Murder convict from KC deserves new trial

The Kansas City Star Editorial Board, Updated September 21, 2020 03:34 PM Keith Carnes, a former drug dealer, has long held that he is innocent of the 2003 murder that sent him to prison for life. New evidence uncovered by defense attorneys and a private investigator working on behalf of the 50-year-old Kansas City man […]



KC attorney breaks down ‘no-knock warrants’

“No-knock warrants,” which played a role in the March shooting death of Louisville EMS worker Breonna Taylor, are legal in Missouri and Kansas. And they can be an important tool for law enforcement, according to one local attorney. By: Caitlin Knute Posted at 11:29 PM, Sep 23, 2020 https://www.kshb.com/news/local-news/kc-attorney-breaks-down-no-knock-warrants KANSAS CITY, Mo. — “No-knock warrants,” […]



WATCH: Tucker Carlson Airs Never Before Seen Footage From Kyle Rittenhouse Shooting In Kenosha By Daily Wire News • Sep 22, 2020 DailyWire.com • Rittenhouse

Screenshot: Fox News Fox News host Tucker Carlson aired supposedly never-before-seen footage on Tuesday night from the shootings in Kenosha, Wisconsin, last month that involve 17-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse. “The footage shows Rittenhouse running with a fire extinguisher. Rosenbaum appears and appears to chase after Rittenhouse when a single gunshot is fired,” Fox News reported. “A […]



Witness perjury. Forgery. Evidence shared. Murder convict from KC deserves new trial

By The Kansas City Star Editorial Board September 17, 2020 05:00 AM , Keith Carnes, a former drug dealer, has long held that he is innocent of the 2003 murder that sent him to prison for life. New evidence uncovered by defense attorneys and a private investigator working on behalf of the 50-year-old Kansas City […]



‘Coldblooded murder’: Family calls for charges after mentally ill Black man dies of asphyxiation following police incident

By Jaclyn PeiserSeptember 3, 2020 at 4:53 a.m. CDT As one police officer places his hands on the head of a naked, handcuffed Black man lying facedown on a damp road in Rochester, N.Y., another puts his knee on the man’s back. Earlier, police had covered his head with a white “spit hood,” designed to […]