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Death Sentence Imposed On F. Glenn Miller Jr. In Overland Park Hate Crime Killings
December 16, 2015

On Tuesday, a 74-year-old Missouri man was sentenced to death as he killed 3 Christians by shooting. Other than the death sentence, he was also charged for three counts of attempted first-degree murder, aggravated assault and discharging a firearm into an occupied building. The sentencing decision was made by the Johnson County District Judge, Kelly Ryan, on the recommendation of the jury that found F. Glenn Miller Jr. guilty of capital murder. The incident happened on 13th of August last year at Overland Park. The violent behavior of Miller outside the Jewish Community Center and Village Shalom care center left… Read More →

Overland Park Considers Rental Inspections To Target Crime
November 25, 2015

There is a possibility that landlords will be charged for rental inspections as the Overland Park leaders noticed a link between crime, code violations, and renters. Officials of the city’s planning agency told that the rental residential properties have had a high number of code violations in the past few years due to which the city established a licensing and exterior inspection plan. According to Jack Messer, Overland Park’s Director of Planning and Development Services, “Those are two indicators that tell us something is happening at those properties that might require a little more attention”. In the city of Overland… Read More →

High-Speed Chase Into Kansas Leads To The Arrest Of Two Teenagers
November 9, 2015

Two teenagers, both aged 15-years-old, were arrested early Wednesday after a high speed chase that started in Jefferson County in southeast Nebraska and ended in a neighboring county in Kansas. According to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, the pursuit was related to a stolen pickup out of Lancaster County. The pursuit began around midnight, about 4 miles north of Fairbury, and ended about 9 miles into Washington County in northern Kansas. During the pursuit, the vehicle crossed speeds of 90 mph while traveling along Nebraska and Kansas Highways 15. Fairbury police and deputies from Jefferson County and Washington County Sheriff offices… Read More →

Victims Of Violent Crimes Receive More Than $400,000 In October
October 26, 2015

The Kansas Crime Victims Compensation Board handed more than $400,000 to victims of violent crimes in Kansas this month. A total of $403,166.23 was given to 349 cases of violent crimes, as reported by the Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt in a news release. The grant money can be used by the victims to pay for unexpected expenses, including medical expenses, mental health counseling, lost wages, dependent support, and funeral expenses, that may be prompted by the violent crime. These awards, announced monthly, are capped at $25,000. The compensation program, which was established in 1978, is administered by Schmidt’s office.… Read More →

Residents In Northeast Kansas City Focus On Reducing Crime
October 22, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – In an attempt to make a change and decrease the rate of crime, individuals living in Northeast Kansas City are coming together. According to Grandmother Stacy Holst, she sees “Prostitution drugs, murders, guns” everywhere. The Indian Mound Neighborhood Association meeting was held on Monday and every person who attended had the same super kamagra online no prescription 1 female asked at the meeting, “What is being done about the crime?” Mother Renee Starrett said, “Something’s gotta change, I don’t even want to walk to school to get my daughter right now”. Parents told that… Read More →

Kansas Crime Victims Compensation Board To Give Support To 250 Violent Crime Victims
October 1, 2015

TOPEKA, Kan. – On Friday, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt told that the Kansas Crime Victims Compensation Board has given financial support to 250 victims of violent crime at its meeting that was held in September. According to Schmidt, financial help is provided to 114 new cases and financial support was given to 136 previously submitted cases. The total amount given in the form of financial help was $226,783.71 in all cases, showed the new release. The Crime Victims Compensation program is managed by the Division of Crime Victims Compensation in Schmidt’s office that was started in 1978 to assist… Read More →

Baxter Springs Woman Arrested In Suspected DUI Fatality
September 18, 2015

The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office told that 52-year-old Lisa Dannette Jones was taken into custody for the accident she caused on Thursday that left a Joplin man dead near Riverton, Kansas. The accident happened at about 3:17 p.m. Police charged her for involuntary manslaughter and driving under the influence. According to Sheriff David Groves, 55-year-old William R. Johnson III was rushed to Freeman Hospital in Joplin for the treatment of life-threatening injuries he sustained in the accident but was pronounced dead around 4 p.m. The sheriff’s office told that Jones was behind the wheel of the motor vehicle when she… Read More →

Attorney Paul Cramm’s Opinion On Use Of UBER Service Leading To Decrease In DUI Deaths In Kansas
September 16, 2015

Attorney Paul Cramm comments on an article in about a research claiming the UBER services lead to decrease in DUI deaths. These statistics tend to support what I have always believed about DUI.  Nobody heads out on a Friday or Saturday night ‘intending’ to commit the crime of drunk driving.  Yes, people knowingly enjoy alcohol and knowingly drive home at the end of the night.  But not one of my clients has ever said ‘I knew I was loaded but I just didn’t care…’  Instead, my clients say ‘I knew had a few, but I felt fine to drive … I… Read More →

Former North Kansas City Teacher Charged With Sex Crimes
September 8, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – According to court documents, 31-year-old Samuel D. Waltemath was involved in a sex case for which he is charged with first-degree statutory rape and first-degree child molestation in Clay County as the age of the child who was the victim of the sexual abuse was less than 14 years. Bond for the former North Kansas City Schools teacher is set at $250,000. North Kansas City Schools spokeswoman, Michelle Cronk, told that Waltemath resigned from the district and the cause of his resign is not linked to the allegations. He has not been employed by the district… Read More →

Hutchinson Is Not The Worst Crime City In Kansas
August 21, 2015

Blog owner, Annie Sandmeier, in her blog “Only in Your state” listed the top 9 dangerous cities in Kansas which showed Hutchinson at the 1st vardenafil generic over the counter Sandmeier used statistics provided by FBI for the year 2013. She wrote that the number of different crimes in Hutchinson is: 251 Violent crimes 3 murders 27 robberies cases 2,264 property crimes cases She listed the cities starting from the city with the highest crime rate and ending with the city with the lowest crime rate. The list is as follows: Hutchinson Wichita Coffeyville Topeka Kansas City Fort… Read More →

Kansas Compensation Board Awards Thousands Of Dollars To Crime Victims
July 22, 2015

TOPEKA, Kan. – The Kansas Crime Victims Compensation Board awarded $250,920.10 in financial assistance to 254 victims of violent crimes at its July meeting according to Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt. The awards were made to 134 new cases and 120 previously submitted cases were paid additional expenses. The Crime Victims Compensation program is administered by the Division of Crime Victims Compensation in Schmidt’s office, which was established in 1978. The sole purpose of the Crime Victims Compensation program was to help victims of violent crimes pay for unexpected expenses they incurred in the form of medical expenses, mental health… Read More →

Chase Suspect Arrested In Kansas City
July 13, 2015

AURORA, Colo. – 27-year-old Adrian Charles Little Bear was taken into custody who was chased by the police in a motor vehicle pursuit after he led cops through the crime spot of a shooting in which a cop was involved. The crime happened Saturday along Interstate 70. Authorities pursued Little Bear along I-70 after the incident. The pursuit started at 8 a.m. on Saturday in Lincoln County. Details of why the pursuit was started were not given by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office. From the crime scene, the suspect went west on I-70 where the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s deputy killed… Read More →