KC NOVA No Violence Alliance http://kcur.org en Inner Workings of KC NOVA Are Defined For City Leaders http://kcur.org/post/inner-workings-kc-nova-are-defined-city-leaders <p></p><p>The commander of Kansas City’s No Violence Alliance says&nbsp; university researchers have&nbsp; identified what he called a “social network of violence” and it’s starting to collect criminals or convince some of need to change. The murder rate is still expected to rise this year.</p><p></p> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 20:32:22 +0000 Dan Verbeck 42736 at http://kcur.org Inner Workings of KC NOVA Are Defined For City Leaders Indictment Bumper Crop Makes Record In KC Federal Court http://kcur.org/post/indictment-bumper-crop-makes-record-kc-federal-court <p>Kansas City’s anti-crime NOVA program was shifted into a higher gear today as federal&nbsp; prosecutors&nbsp; took charge of 61 grand jury indictments. Fri, 10 May 2013 22:51:07 +0000 Dan Verbeck 36559 at http://kcur.org Indictment Bumper Crop Makes Record In KC Federal Court Arm Of Kansas City Law May Wear A Federal Badge http://kcur.org/post/arm-kansas-city-law-may-wear-federal-badge <p>Kansas City’s fledgling “No Violence Alliance” will be getting an assist from an arena generally more feared by criminals than the local “law.” Wed, 03 Apr 2013 22:13:37 +0000 Dan Verbeck 34532 at http://kcur.org Arm Of Kansas City Law May Wear A Federal Badge Kansas City Murder Burst Contrasted With New Crime Fight Job http://kcur.org/post/kansas-city-murder-burst-contrasted-new-crime-fight-job <p>Kansas City’s newest program to fight violent crime began today, aided by UMKC researchers, state and federal prosecutors, police and others.&nbsp; The launch coincided with a chilling set of deaths.</p><p>A fresh double-homicide in south-side Kansas City had detectives going to work, one&nbsp; hour before top crime fighters were gathering to describe the program, initially announced in May of 2012.</p><p>There had been 6 murders in the preceding 48 hours.</p><p>Into the mix comes the Kansas City No Violence Alliance or KC NoVA.</p> Wed, 30 Jan 2013 23:34:07 +0000 Dan Verbeck 31204 at http://kcur.org Kansas City Murder Burst Contrasted With New Crime Fight Job