Olathe

KMBZ News Staff
July 09, 2018 - 3:56 am
Kansas drivers are being pushed to their boiling points because of long lines and hours-long waits at licensing offices. People in Johnson County's office in Olathe reported waiting in line for several hours, even after they registered online. "(The place) opened at seven, so I got here a little...
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Jim Cunningham
June 20, 2018 - 5:31 am
If you have ever wanted to own an airport, you have an opportunity. At the edge of Cedar Creek in Olathe lies the Cedar Air Park airport, complete with a grass runway. The asking price is $2.5 million. "You get 28.3 acres of heaven, two hangars and a house, a 2,440 foot grass and lots of blue sky...
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Kansas Dept. of Corrections
Kara Marxer
June 04, 2018 - 5:05 am
A man is up for possible parole, 38 years after killing six members of a family in Olathe. The remaining members of that family will do everything they can to make sure that does not happen. On September 20, 1980, 27-year-old Danny Crump rigged 10 sticks of dynamite into a bomb to murder his ex-...
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KMBZ News Staff
May 21, 2018 - 2:03 pm
Kansas City, KS - The man already convicted of murder for the Austin's Bar & Grill shooting in Olathe in February 2017 pled guilty to all federal hate crime charges today. Adam Purinton pleads guilty to 3 hate crimes in KCK federal court-sentencing set for July 2nd @KMBZradio — Bill Grady (@...
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Kara Marxer
May 16, 2018 - 7:27 am
The City of Olathe is taking part in a public-private partnership that officials hope will save commuters time behind the wheel of the vehicles. New technology allows drivers of certain vehicles to receive messages, including one that tells them how long before a red light turns green. Olathe is...
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May 04, 2018 - 4:06 pm
Olathe, KS - The Austin's Bar and Grill shooter was sentenced today to life in prison for the murder of Srinivas Kuchibhotla, 32, and the attempted murder of Alok Madasani and Ian Grillot in February 2017. Adam Purinton, 52, got a 'hard 50' sentence plus 27 years, with a possiblity of parole after...
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April 26, 2018 - 5:14 pm
Olathe, KS - Devonte Dominique Wash, 26, of Kansas City, Kansas, has been charged with Capital Murder for the death of Ashley Harlan in January, according to the Johnson County District Attorney's Office. Bond is currently set at $5,000,000. Wash is expected to make his first appearance in District...
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April 26, 2018 - 10:47 am
Olathe, KS - The Johnson County District Attorney has charged Devonte Dominique Wash, 26, with Capital Murder for the death of Ashley Harlan. Olathe police announced earlier in the day that they had made an arrest in the case. Ashley Harlan, 23, was about 5 months pregnant when she was was found...
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Jim Cunningham
April 24, 2018 - 5:43 am
An Olathe mother, accused of attempted capital murder in the poisoning of her three children, has been found competent to stand trial. A Johnson County judge Monday ruled that Therese Roever, 37, is able to assist in her defense in a trial. The ruling followed a mental evaluation. According to...
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KMBC
April 02, 2018 - 4:01 pm
Olathe, KS - An unamed student has been arrested for bringing a firearm to Olathe Northwest High School this morning. A school resource officer took the student into custody. According to the Olathe Police Department, the weapon was unloaded. An email sent by the Olathe School District informing...
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