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Motorcyclist Dies Fleeing Traffic Stop

A motorcyclist died as a result of a crash while fleeing from a traffic stop Friday night. The incident happened around 11:30 p.m. near 24…

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Two KCPD Officers Face Felony Charges for Excessive Force in 2019 Arrest

A Jackson County grand jury today indicted two Kansas City police officers for felony assault after they used excessive force in arresting a citizen on…

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Covid-19 Cases Associated with July 10 Gathering

The Jackson County Health Department has identified five confirmed positive Covid-19 cases associated with a large gathering on July 10. The party took place in…

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Independence Police Investigating Shooting

Independence police are investigating a shooting that occurred in the 18800 block of E. Wigwam Place in northeast Independence at around 6:25 p.m. today (7/23/20)….

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Independence Police Investigating Shooting in the 2200 block of S. Sterling Ave

Independence Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in the 2200 block of S. Sterling Ave at around 8:40 P.M. this evening (7/20/20). An adult…

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Identity of the Bicyclist Struck on July 12th Released

The bicyclist that was struck on Sunday, July 12th, at US 40 Highway and Crysler Avenue has been identified as Christopher B. Fitzgerald, a 50…

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Former KCPD Officer Sentenced to Probation and Time in a County Jail

July 7, 2020 Former KCPD officer was sentenced Tuesday to probation and shock time in a county jail for vehicular fatality outside Arrowhead Stadium in…

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Covid-19 Outbreak at Lees Summit Industrial Business

The Eastern Jackson County Health Department added a new Covid-19 outbreak to their data dashboard today. The latest outbreak is at Venture Industrial Products, Inc….

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Blue Springs dispatcher charged in illegal use of official law enforcement information

July 7, 2020 A Blue Springs Police Department dispatcher has been charged with misusing official law enforcement information, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced…

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Arkansas Man Sentenced to Two Life Sentences in Child Rape Case

A 64-year-old Arkansas man has been sentenced to serve two life sentences for the statutory rape of his child in a Blue Springs residence, Jackson…

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