KCUR Cops & Crime-logo

KCUR Cops & Crime

57 Favorites

More Information

Location:

Kansas City, MO

Networks:

KCUR

Description:

News about cops and crime from KCUR.

Twitter:

@kcurnews

Language:

English

Contact:

4825 Troost Ave, Ste 202 Kansas City, Missouri 64110 (816) 235-1551


Episodes

Platte County Boutique Drug Death Sparks Call For Law Change

1/15/2014
More
The Platte County Sheriff, Prosecutor and Social Service Agencies hope a change in Missouri law will give teeth to fighting potentially deadly...

Duration: 00:00:39


Going Public in the Maryville Rape Case To Spur Action

1/9/2014
More
On a quiet Sunday morning last fall, Paige Parkhurst remembers being awakened by her mother, who was crying. A newspaper story about the night two years...

Duration: 00:05:02


Metro Drivers In Kansas Claim Legal Exceptions To Texting Law

1/3/2014
More
Police and highway patrol on the Kansas side of metro Kansas City are finding it hard to enforce laws against texting while driving. Loopholes allow it...

Duration: 00:00:49


Bomb Hoax Shuts Down City Hall, Airport Hearing

12/4/2013
More
A public hearing on future terminal plans at KCI Airport was among the city business interrupted Tuesday by a bomb threat that shut down City Hall for...

Duration: 00:01:00


How Smartphone Videos Aid Investigators

11/13/2013
More
When John F. Kennedy was assassinated in 1963, the Zapruder film provided investigators with key evidence of the shooting. Fifty years later, crime...

Duration: 00:20:00


Groups Organize Counter-Protest In Response To Neo-Nazi Rally

11/6/2013
More
The National Socialist Movement has scheduled a rally November 9 in Kansas City at the Jackson County Courthouse. The group calls itself a white civil

Duration: 00:17:18


Daisy Coleman Supporters Hold Peaceful Rally In Maryville

10/23/2013
More
Civility was the order of the evening in Maryville, Mo. Tuesday evening at an organized event in support of alleged rape victim, Daisy Coleman. Some in

Duration: 00:01:03


Technology And The Science Of Fighting Crime

10/16/2013
More
Crime, every community suffers from some kind of itwhether its shoplifting a candy bar, defrauding a bank or dealing drugs as a member of a gang. Kansas

Duration: 00:52:41


Maryville Rape Prosecutor Contradicts Earlier Statement

10/16/2013
More
A Missouri county prosecutor under fire for dropping charges in a controversial rape case is blaming the failure on the victims refusal to testify,

Duration: 00:00:16


Charge In Overland Park House Attack

10/11/2013
More
Enough people were willing to talk about a gun assault on an Overland Park, Kansas house, investigators have arrested a man and charges are leveled. Local

Duration: 00:00:39


Lab Tests May Identify Drug That Killed Northland Teen

10/9/2013
More
Its becoming more clear why investigators havent publicly identified the drug that killed a Park Hill High School Student October 4. Ethan Rickman, who was

Al-Qaida Fund Donor Is Sentenced In Kansas City

10/7/2013
More
A Kansas City man who sympathized with Al-Qaida enough to send financial support has been sentenced to 14 years in federal prison. Stockily built in an

Overland Park Police At Loss To Define Shooting Violence

10/1/2013
More
Overland Park, Kansas Police say they can make no connection between last nights gun assault on a house in the ten thousand block of Kessler and other

Catholic Priest And Pastor Sentenced To 50 Years For Child Pornography

9/12/2013
More
Shawn Ratigan, a 47-year-old Catholic priest convicted of making child pornography, was sentenced to 50 years by a Kansas City federal judge Thursday

Duration: 00:00:57


Prison For Three In Hereford House Arson

9/9/2013
More
Three Kansas City men convicted in the 2008 arson-destruction of the popular Hereford House restaurant have 14 days to appeal their sentences. The terms

Duration: 00:01:00


Less Violent Crime, More Auto Theft In Kansas City Center This Summer

8/29/2013
More
Crime rates have been dropping from downtown Kansas City south to Brush Creek, but a rise in auto theft has been bothering police. There have been three

Duration: 00:01:00


Inner Workings of KC NOVA Are Defined For City Leaders

8/28/2013
More
The commander of Kansas City’s No Violence Alliance says university researchers have identified what he called a “social network of violence” and it’s

Duration: 00:00:40


Behind The Mystique Of Charles Manson

8/26/2013
More
One of the most notorious criminals in American history, Charles Manson and members of his mostly female commune killed nine people, including pregnant

Duration: 00:28:54


Smoke Tax Indictments Will Stoke Federal Coffers

8/14/2013
More
What began as a suspicion of illegal sale of cigarettes in the Kansas City area spread as far as outstate New York and has turned into a bonanza of cash

Duration: 00:00:42


Sexual Assault, Rape Culture And The Missouri State Law

8/7/2013
More
The Maryville rape case leaves us with a lot of questions – the main one being: why was the case dropped? And, perhaps more importantly, why do similar

Duration: 00:10:39

See More