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KC NoVA (Kansas City’s No Violence Alliance) brings the community and law enforcement officials together to reduce violence. > MORE

Reducing Violent Crime

Individuals identified in social networks or groups associated with violent crime in Kansas City appeared Wednesday at the first “call-ins” held by the Kansas City No Violence Alliance (KC NoVA). Those attending were asked to help the community stop violence and were offered social services to help them. Capt. Joseph McHale, project manager for KC NoVA, said the call-ins were an important early step in the new effort to reduce violent crime in Kansas City: “Our goal is to get the message to the streets of Kansas City that violence must stop. Any new violence will become the focus of KC NoVA.” > MORE


Woman charged in firefighters’ deaths
A Kansas City woman has been charged with recklessly starting the fire in a building on Independence Avenue on October 12, 2015, resulting in the deaths of two Kansas City firefighters, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today. Thu Hong Nguyen, 43, faces one count of Arson 1st Degree and two counts of Murder 2nd Degree or Felony Murder because the two firefighters >MORE

KC Prosecutor, Queens DA make World Series wager
Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker and the Queens (NY) District Attorney Richard A Brown have agreed to a “friendly wager” on the 2015 World Series featuring the Kansas City Royals against the New York Mets – KC barbeque v. NYC hero sandwiches. >MORE

KC man charged in triple homicide
A 22-year-old Kansas City man has been charged in the triple murder on Sept. 8, 2015, of Bianca Fletcher, her 1-year-old son and Shannon Rollins, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today. Joseph L. Nelson, dob: 9/30/1992, faces three counts of Murder 1st Degree, three counts of Armed Criminal Action, and Burglary 1st Degree.* >MORE



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