murder http://kcur.org en Program Offers Grief Counseling For Kansas City Teens Affected By Homicide http://kcur.org/post/program-offers-grief-counseling-kansas-city-teens-affected-homicide <p></p><h3>There’s a hush in the community room at the Lucile H. Bluford Public Library at 30<sup>th</sup> and Prospect streets, something like the quiet in a church just before the service starts.</h3><p>The two dozen folks gathered here at 6 p.m. on a Monday night in June want to hear from the four sitting as a panel in the front of the room, people that despite their young ages, have years of mourning to share.</p> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 10:33:00 +0000 Peggy Lowe 56903 at http://kcur.org Program Offers Grief Counseling For Kansas City Teens Affected By Homicide Kansas Prosecutor Fears Missing Toddler Is Dead http://kcur.org/post/kansas-prosecutor-fears-missing-toddler-dead <p>Investigators fear the worst peril to the missing 18-month-old toddler whose mother is among three Kansas murder victims. Thu, 09 May 2013 22:20:57 +0000 Dan Verbeck 36491 at http://kcur.org Kansas Prosecutor Fears Missing Toddler Is Dead A Look At What Triggers Murder-Suicides http://kcur.org/post/look-what-triggers-murder-suicides <p>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. Mon, 10 Dec 2012 22:44:52 +0000 Susan B. Wilson 28809 at http://kcur.org A Look At What Triggers Murder-Suicides Murdered Jogger's Family Increases Reward To Find Killer http://kcur.org/post/murdered-joggers-family-increases-reward-find-killer <p>An arm of the Kansas City Metropolitan Crime Commission is administering a larger reward, hoping to help Raytown Police solve the apparent random murder of a jogger. Fri, 25 May 2012 22:05:24 +0000 Dan Verbeck 18322 at http://kcur.org Murdered Jogger's Family Increases Reward To Find Killer 'Premature' To Call Tulsa Shootings Hate Crimes http://kcur.org/post/premature-call-tulsa-shootings-hate-crimes Police in Tulsa, Okla., say it is much too early in their investigation to describe the murder of three black residents and the wounding of two others as a hate crime. Two men were arrested early Sunday morning and are expected to face charges of first-degree murder and shooting with intent to kill.<p>Soon after Friday's shooting, authorities reached out to the public for help. Police Maj. Walter Evans, the head of a task force looking into the murders, says information started pouring in shortly after that.<p>"The Crime Stopper tips were the biggest help to us," Evans says. Mon, 09 Apr 2012 06:35:00 +0000 Cheryl Corley 15657 at http://kcur.org 'Premature' To Call Tulsa Shootings Hate Crimes The Toll of KC Crime and Homicide http://kcur.org/post/toll-kc-crime-and-homicide <p>Every couple of days, another person is murdered in Kansas City.</p><p>On Thursday&#39;s <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/centralstandard"><em>Central Standard</em></a>, we ask, how do we make the killings stop? Is it even <em>possible</em> to turn things around in 2012?</p><p> Wed, 04 Jan 2012 22:00:00 +0000 Tomeka Weatherspoon & Jabulani Leffall 10140 at http://kcur.org The Toll of KC Crime and Homicide Reporters Uncover Possible Suspect in Leon Jordan Murder http://kcur.org/post/reporters-uncover-possible-suspect-leon-jordan-murder <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53f6f66e19e38-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53f6f66e19e38-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53f6f66e19e38-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-933720.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, MO – For the past few months, <i>KC Currents</i> has been following the recently re-opened murder case of Leon Jordan. The police ended up re-opening the case, but that didn't stop McGraw and Rice from investigating, as they told KCUR's Susan B. Wilson last week.</p> Mon, 08 Nov 2010 16:53:13 +0000 Susan B. Wilson 7268 at http://kcur.org Reporters Uncover Possible Suspect in Leon Jordan Murder Police Reopen 40-year-old Unsolved Murder of Political Leader Leon Jordan http://kcur.org/post/police-reopen-40-year-old-unsolved-murder-political-leader-leon-jordan <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53f6f66e18533-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53f6f66e18533-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53f6f66e18533-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-923463.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, MO – Will solving the 40-year-old cold case dredge up some troubling history? (Photo used by permission of the University of Missouri-Kansas City Libraries, Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Department of Special Collections.)</p> Mon, 13 Sep 2010 17:34:22 +0000 Susan B. Wilson & Sylvia Maria Gross 7054 at http://kcur.org Police Reopen 40-year-old Unsolved Murder of Political Leader Leon Jordan Student Charged In Country Club District Murder http://kcur.org/post/student-charged-country-club-district-murder <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53f6c2be240bb-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53f6c2be240bb-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53f6c2be240bb-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-904802.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, Mo. – A University of Missouri-Kansas City student is charged with the murder of a Kansas City businessman at his Country Club district home.</p> Fri, 28 May 2010 22:02:12 +0000 Dan Verbeck 6667 at http://kcur.org Student Charged In Country Club District Murder Homicide Probe In KC Country Club District http://kcur.org/post/homicide-probe-kc-country-club-district <p>Kansas City, Mo. – Kansas City police waited for a search warrant today before examining the interior of a house in the upscale Country Club District where the homeowner was found dead this morning.</p> Thu, 27 May 2010 22:41:27 +0000 Dan Verbeck 6664 at http://kcur.org