KC homicide http://kcur.org en Causes Unclear In Two KC Homicides, Multiple Shootings http://kcur.org/post/causes-unclear-two-kc-homicides-multiple-shootings <p></p><p></p><p>Kansas City Police are revealing little about a series of shootings late Monday night that involved firing from car-to-car and two homicides. There is an open question whether gang violence is at the heart of it.</p><p>Two women are among the wounded from sprays of gunfire outside an apartment complex in the 1700 block of Kansas on the city’s near East side. They were able to drive to the parking lot of a McDonald’s Restaurant just south of I-70 and Prospect where police found them and called for medical aid.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 25 Jun 2013 22:28:32 +0000 Dan Verbeck 39137 at http://kcur.org 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