Overland park

Jim Cunningham
May 29, 2018 - 6:00 am
Some Overland Park homeowners are upset with the city's plan to widen Quivira Road, between 159th and 179th. The project is part of the 2015 South Overland Park Transportation Plan. The city wants to acquire about 10 feet of right of way between 175th and 179th. The city wants to prepare for...
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Bill Grady
May 21, 2018 - 5:49 am
Law enforcement agencies across the country are observing Click It or Ticket Week, a crackdown on drivers and passengers who are not buckled up. People who receive citations for failing to use seatbelts sometimes voice strong objections, but officers just want people to be safe, said John Lacy,...
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May 03, 2018 - 3:36 pm
Kansas City, MO - Damage assessment teams from The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill, Missouri say based on preliminary data that three tornadoes touched down during Wednesday night's severe weather. One in Johnson County was rated an EF-1 that traveled 4.7 miles from Overland Park into...
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Marc LaVoie
April 30, 2018 - 5:34 am
About 6,000 Sprint employees in Overland Park are watching closely after a joint statement Sunday announcing another attempt to combine forces with T-Mobile to better compete with wireless leaders Verizon and AT&T. Neither Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure or T-Mobile head John Legere would not commit...
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Kara Marxer
April 02, 2018 - 4:47 am
Overland Park City Council members are considering big repairs for the city's convention center The Overland Park convention center is 16 years old and engineers say it will need some costly fixes within the next five years, including a new roof. Monday night the city council will look at a five-...
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Jim Cunningham
March 28, 2018 - 6:44 am
Healthcare professionals in the field of brain injury are gathered for a two-day conference in Overland Park, where they are focusing on what happens to patients after the finish rehabilitation. More than two million Americans suffer brain injuries each year. Common causes including simple falls,...
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Marc LaVoie
March 08, 2018 - 6:59 am
A Kansas City, Missouri firefighter is charged in Johnson County in connection with an incident at a Hooters restaurant in Overland Park in which he is accused of calling a little boy a racial slur and spitting on the boy. The incident was reported February 26. Firefighter Terrence Jeremy Skeen, 42...
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Bill Grady
February 28, 2018 - 4:07 am
The head of security for Shawnee Mission Schools says the district has had multiple close calls over the past few years involving potential school shooters. John Douglass was a veteran of law enforcement long before he took over as Executive Director of Emergency Services in the school district. He...
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Kara Marxer
February 23, 2018 - 4:34 am
The first phase has been announced for a new mixed-use development in Overland Park, along with the operator of a new sporting venue. Sport Stable joins the Bluhawk development to operate an indoor, amateur multi-sport complex. The developer is excited about the prime location near 159th and...
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KMBC
February 20, 2018 - 11:44 am
In January, police were called to an Overland Park home on the report of a suicidal teen. That teen - John Albers, 17 - was shot to death by an officer when he pulled out of a garage in a minivan. Johnson County District Attorney Steve Howe has ruled that shooting was justified, and that the...
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