Gardner

Lindsay Thomasson's mugshot
KMBZ News Staff
June 12, 2018 - 4:43 pm
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) - A Kansas woman who beat her fiance's 2-year-old daughter to death has been sentenced to nearly 27 years in prison. Lindsey Thomasson of Gardner was sentenced Tuesday to 26 years and eight months in prison for the death of 2-year-old Presley Porting. The girl was found...
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KMBZ News Staff
May 09, 2018 - 5:42 pm
Olathe, KS - A Catholic priest in Johnson County has been charged with stealing more than $40,000 from a parish where he was pastor. Rev. Joseph Cramer is charged with felony theft and two counts of felony computer crime. Prosecutors say he stole the money from Divine Mercy Parish in Gardner...
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December 18, 2017 - 11:05 am
BRANSON WEST, Mo. (AP) - Authorities say a couple from Gardner, Kansas, died when their small plane crashed in southwest Missouri. Stone County Sheriff Doug Rader on Monday identified the victims as 52-year-old Keith Curtis and 45-year-old Dawn Curtis. Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman...
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Johnson County Jail
November 30, 2017 - 8:22 am
GARDNER, Kan. (AP) - A judge has found sufficient evidence for a woman to be tried in the death of her fiance's 2-year-old daughter. The Kansas City Star reports that 25-year-old Lindsey Thomasson entered a not guilty plea after she was bound over for trial Tuesday on a charge of first-degree...
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October 31, 2017 - 4:12 pm
Todd A. Burd, 45, a former teacher in the Gardner Edgerton School District, has been charged with a two counts of Aggrevated Sodomy by Force and is being held on a $250,000 cash surety bond in Johnson County, Kansas. According to the Johnson County Sheriff's Office, the allegation against Burd...
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City of Gardner facebook
Jim Cunningham
September 22, 2017 - 5:52 am
Gardner's elected officials say their actions are focused on the city's slogan, "Blazing New Trails," even as some citizens in the town of 25,000 in southern Johnson County accuse them of petty infighting. A Sept. 15 opinion piece in the Gardner News criticizes city council members Lee Moore, Rich...
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July 31, 2017 - 6:39 am
Police in Gardner say four people were injured in a crash involving a 15-year-old boy who had fled after striking a police officer. KMBC-TV reports that an officer was checking on a car Saturday night when the driver suddenly sped away, striking and slightly injuring the officer. Kansas Highway...
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Jim Cunningham
July 31, 2017 - 6:20 am
Some see it as a way to give back. For many, it's the first step toward a career. They are volunteer firefighters. Cory Neal and Mike Shaw serve their community in Johnson County's Fire District #1. Neal is a sheriff's deputy. Shaw manages the parts division at McCarthy Chevrolet. At 50 and 60-...
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