Popular synthetic marijuana scares users back to real thing

Image courtesy Wikimedia Commons. Massive police raids last month hit sales of synthetic marijuana but some stores will continue to sell the dangerous product, Kansas City police said Wednesday. “The store owners are obviously not going to ...

Dozens arrested on gun and drug charges

  U.S. Attorney Tammy Dickinson, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker, and police chief Darryl Forte announced multiple arrests in a major crime sweep. The arrest of dozens on drug and gun charges after a vast Kansas City undercover ...

Statewide meth campaign launched in Midtown grocery

Attorney General Chris Koster and Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker were among officials at the press conference to warn that smurfing is illegal, a social scourge and a threat to children. In front of rows of cold medicines, officials ...

New city laws attack neighborhood crimes: prostitution and blunts

The City Council has passed a new measure intended to crack down on sales of blunts, wrappers used to roll marijuana or other drugs. The council says sales are targeted at young people. The council also made promoting prostitution a crime. It ...

Latest drug threat to our kids – prescription pain killers

Jackson County COMBAT anti-drug sales tax officials will host three town hall meetings this month on abuse of prescription drugs and over the counter drugs. Issues will be presented, followed by a panel discussion among drug experts, doctors ...