Lee's Summit

KMBZ News Staff
May 10, 2018 - 3:44 pm
A Pleasant Hill man has been arrested and charged for the stabbing death of St. Joseph resident Cody Harter, 23, during a road rage incident in Lee's Summit on May 5, 2018. Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker has charged Nicholas M. Webb, 58, with 2nd degree Murder and Armed Criminal Action...
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KMBC
April 20, 2018 - 1:43 pm
Lee's Summit, MO - The shooting death of a woman at a hair salon is being considered part of a murder-suicide by police. Police say Chantille Truss,45, was shot to death by her husband Paul Truss at the Sola Salon on NW Murray road around 7:40 this morning. He fled after the shooting, and the...
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KMBC
February 15, 2018 - 5:49 pm
A gun was found Thursday at Lee's Summit North High School. In a letter to parents, the district said the gun was unloaded and the student did not have any ammunition. The school found out about the gun thanks to an anonymous tip on the SafeSchools Alert website. High school administrators along...
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Marc LaVoie
January 10, 2018 - 6:56 am
Missouri's standout quarterback is foregoing an early chance to play in the NFL for his senior season in Columbia. Drew Lock, who played at Lee's Summit High, passed for 3,964 yards in his junior season for the Tigers. He led the Division-1 Football Bowl Subdivision with 44 touchdown passes en...
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Michael Ronnebaum
December 20, 2017 - 6:49 am
People who work at the large Toys R Us distribution center in Lee's Summit may not suffer from the effects of the retailer's announcement that it is closing at least 100 stores across the country, said a logistics expert in Kansas City. Based in New Jersey, Toys R Us filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy...
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City of Overland Park
Marc LaVoie
November 08, 2017 - 6:21 am
There was no upset in the mayor's race for Overland Park. Carl Gerlach defeated his first challenger in more than 10 years, Charlotte O'Hara, by collecting 63 percent of the vote. "We didn't run Muslims against Christians or Jewish, we ran an inclusive race because we all get along," Gerlach told...
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Downtown Lee's Summit
Jim Cunningham
October 16, 2017 - 5:20 pm
A recently-published survey lists three cities in our region among the best cities in the U.S. in which to live. According to 24/7WallStreet.com Lawrence is ranked 33rd, Olathe is 23rd and Lee's Summit is 19th in the 50 Best Cities list. The survey is published in USA Today. "We've been on lists...
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Lee's Summit Police Dept.
August 22, 2017 - 7:27 am
LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. (AP) - Police in suburban Kansas City are on the hunt for a man accused of stealing a TV while wearing a T-shirt with the phrase "I'm Broke Baby" on it. The Lee's Summit Police Department says on its Facebook page Monday that "yes, we realize his shirt is ironic!" A photo on the...
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June 13, 2017 - 1:06 pm
Lee's Summit, MO - Oscar Smith, along his wife and five children, was presented with keys to a brand-new three-story home this morning thanks to a program operated by a national veteran's organization. The home is a gift from the non-profit Building Homes for Heroes and one of its corporate...
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