Lenexa

Car in snow
Rebecca Crockett
February 06, 2019 - 7:32 pm
Lenexa, KS - Another bridge in Lenexa will be equipped with a system that sprays liquid salt to prevent ice and snow from building up. The city has used the system for 10 years on two other bridges. The new bridge is under construction at K-10 and Prairie Star Parkway and should be completed by the...
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Courtesy Sarah Monteiro
Marc LaVoie
January 29, 2019 - 5:41 am
Sarah Monteiro wants people to remember her sister Jessica as the kind, nurturing, naive woman she was, and not the victim whose dismembered body was found in a storage unit in Lenexa. Opening statements took place Monday in the trial of Justin Rey, the man who was found, allegedly living in a...
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Johnson County Sheriff's Office
Marc LaVoie
January 28, 2019 - 6:31 am
Olathe, KS - The strange and disturbing case of Justin Rey goes to trial this week at the Johnson County Courthouse. Rey, 36, was found living in a storage unit in Lenexa in the fall of 2017, along with his two small girls, one of them a newborn. Detectives found the remains of Rey's wife, Jessica...
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Johnson County Sheriff's Office
AP News Staff
November 02, 2018 - 8:21 am
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) - Johnson County prosecutors say child pornography was found on the phone of a man accused of dismembering his wife's body last year. The Kansas City Star reports prosecutors filed a motion Thursday seeking court permission to add three counts of sexual exploitation of a child to...
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Johnson County Sheriff's Office
Marc LaVoie
September 05, 2018 - 5:01 am
A 36-year-old man testified at his preliminary hearing in Johnson County that he cut up his wife's body to protect his family. Justin Rey admitted that he dismembered his wife's body while their children were present at a Kansas City hotel in October 2017. Police officers later found Rey, his two...
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KMBZ News Staff
July 26, 2018 - 2:42 pm
Lenexa, KS - Police are asking for help to find two men accused of sexually assaulting a woman in the early morning hours of Sunday July 22, 2018. A police spokesman says the victim left with the two men from an an 'establishment' in the 9900 block of Holmes in Kansas City, Missouri and was driven...
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June 19, 2018 - 6:05 am
LENEXA, Kan. (AP) - Business icon Warren Buffett plans to open a new Geico Insurance service center that will bring 500 jobs to Lenexa. Geico is owned by Buffett's company, Berkshire Hathaway. The commerce department says Geico invested almost $10 million in a Lenexa office building for the center...
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An unidentified couple is seen on surveillance pictures
Lenexa Police
Kara Marxer
February 21, 2018 - 10:45 am
Lenexa police are looking for two people wanted in an attempted robbery and car-jacking at a gas station near College and Pflumm. It happened at the QuikTrip on Feb. 16 around 8 p.m. A woman told police while she was pumping gas, a man tried to wrestle her car keys from her hand. She says he also...
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December 13, 2017 - 1:37 pm
Johnson County, KS - An off-duty Kansas City, Kansas police officer is being hailed as a hero by the Johnson County District Attorney. Prosecutor Steve Howe ruled Wednesday that Capt. Michael Howell was justified in shooting Ronald Hunt at the Lenexa Costco in November. According to Howe, Hunt...
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Police cars outside the Lenexa Costco on Sunday, November 26
November 28, 2017 - 1:21 pm
LENEXA, Kan. (AP) - Lenexa police say a man who was shot to death by an off-duty officer at a Costco in Kansas didn't appear to have specific targets when he walked into the store screaming and waving a gun. Investigators say 58-year-old Ronald Hunt was living in his truck in the Costco parking lot...
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