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NEW YORK, NY - MARCH, 16: Patrons eat at Tom's Restaurant in the Prospect Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn on March 16, 2020 in New York City. In another measure to try and contain the spread of the Coronavirus all bars and restaurants were ordered to clo
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Marc LaVoie
May 10, 2020 - 12:21 am
The State of Kansas, including Johnson County, and counties in Missouri in the KC Metro begin the first steps of reopening businesses and government offices Monday, May 11th.
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KMBZ News Staff
April 02, 2020 - 9:43 am
The Shawnee Mission School District said its had complaints about large groups playing sports on district fields while schools are closed for the cornavirus emergency.
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KMBZ News Staff
March 09, 2020 - 4:42 am
Saturday night, in both Kansas and Missouri, news broke that each state now has someone who contracted COVID-19, more widely known as the Coronavirus.
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Johnson County Sheriff's Office
Marc LaVoie
December 05, 2019 - 4:00 am
OLATHE, KS. -- A Johnson County judge's son was convicted Wednesday of aggravated assault and aggravated battery in connection with a shooting that occurred on May 31, 2018. Court papers say Isaac Vano, 25, called 911 and said he had a trespasser at the point of a gun near 117th and Hardy in...
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Marc LaVoie
November 21, 2019 - 4:00 am
Kansas City, MO - National Adoption Day is celebrated each Saturday before Thanksgiving. Adoption ceremonies are held at courthouses across the country, and this year in Kansas at least 52 adoptions will become final. Among the people providing permanent, loving homes for children is Jenny Broyles...
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AP News Staff
June 25, 2019 - 7:28 am
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) - A clerk at a suburban Kansas City phone store will not be charged in the fatal shooting of a man who police say was trying to rob the store. Fox4KC reports the Johnson County District Attorney's office announced Monday that the June 10 shooting at a Boost Mobile store in...
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KMBZ News Staff
April 24, 2019 - 3:31 pm
Olathe, KS - The Johnson County district attorney said there would be no charges filed in the child abuse investigation of Kansas City Chiefs star Tyreek Hill and his fiancee, Crystal Espinal. "We are deeply troubled by this situation and are concerned about the health and welfare of the child in...
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Kara Marxer
April 17, 2019 - 6:19 am
Johnson County, KS - Gov. Laura Kelly has signed a bill that allows Kansas voters to cast ballots at any polling place in their county, but it won't be an option in Johnson County. The new law allows counties to opt in, so Johnson County has chosen not to participate. The new law presents a number...
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Bill Grady
March 28, 2019 - 7:30 am
There were no caps and gowns, but some men are celebrating graduation after a ceremony in Olathe. Veterans Treatment Court launced in 2016. It allows former military members who have found themselves in the criminal justice system a chance to enter a diversion program, if their offenses are service...
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Marc LaVoie
January 31, 2019 - 6:57 am
Olathe, KS - A jury in a Johnson County courtroom delivered guilty verdicts on all counts for Justin Rey was found living in a Lenexa storage unit with his daughters, a toddler and a newborn, along with the remains of his wife. Jurors deliberated until after midnight Thursday morning. Jury...
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