With 61 people indicted last week on weapons and drug charges, Kansas City is making a statement.
Murder suicide is rare, but on the rise across the country. Missouri is in the top ten for women killed by intimate partners, and murder-suicide has increased in Kansas.
This weekend's news about the murder-suicide involving Jovan Belcher of the Kansas City Chiefs is bringing the ongoing discussion about domestic violence to the forefront.
Kansas City has tried many programs to reduce violent crime. But despite them all, the first 5 months of 2012 have seen more violent crime than in many recent years.
Kansas City shifts strategies on how to deal with violent crime. Missouri lawmakers take on everything from workers’ compensation to keeping the Jayhawk off of Missouri license plates. That and more from KCUR.