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Bicyclist Struck at 23rd Street and Liberty

The Independence Police Department is investigating a traffic crash that occurred at approximately 1:30 AM, on December 22, 2020. The crash occurred in the westbound…

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IPD Investigating Homicide

Independence police are investigating a homicide in the 9900 block of 36th Street South. Police say they responded to the residence around 6:00 PM last…

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Emma M. Looker
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IPD Looking for Missing Endangered/Runaway Juvenile

Police are trying to find 14-year-old Emma M. Looker, 5’5″, 125 lbs with long brown curly hair. She was last seen by family on Wednesday…

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IPD Investigating Homicide

A man was shot and killed today after he was shot in the driveway of his residence. Police responded to the residence in the 3300…

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IPD Warns of Rise in Catalytic Converter Thefts

IPD released the following statement today regarding the theft of Catalytic Converters in Independence “We have seen an increase in reported catalytic converter thefts compared…

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City of Independence Officials, Police Department, Business and Community Advocates Collaborate on I70/M291 Special District Response and Juvenile Curfew Ordinance

The City of Independence released the following statement today regarding the 39th street business district: As local businesses and patrons prepare for holiday shopping, the…

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IPD Attempting to Identify Strong Armed Robbery Suspect

IPD detectives are attempting the identify a suspect of a strong armed robbery that occurred on 11/9/20 at a parking lot in the 4000 block…

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Northland Man Charged in Shooting of 9-Year-Old

A 33-year-old Northland man has been charged in connection with the shooting of a 9-year-old child near a Quik Trip store on 40 Highway on…

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Three in Custody in Shooting of 5-Year-Old

Police say three persons of interest are in custody following a rolling gun battle near 40 Highway and Sterling. Pictured subjects #1, #2, and #3…

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IPD on Scene of Aggravated Assault, Child Shot

Independence Missouri Police are investigating after a 5-year-old was shot near 40 Highway & Sterling. At around 7:51 PM this evening, IPD officers responded to…

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