Overland Park, Kansas

March 09, 2018 - 4:07 pm
Sprint will be cutting 500 jobs from its headquarters in Overland Park. The Kansas City Business Journal reports the cuts are part of a broad restructuring effort by Sprint to reduce internal costs and free up money for its network and sales. The layoffs are expected to begin in the next three to...
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City of Overland Park
February 02, 2018 - 12:51 pm
Kansas City, MO - Clothing retailer Nordstrom announced today it will close its Oak Park Mall store in Overland Park, Kansas, and move to a new store at the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri. The new 116,000-square-foot store is expected to open in 2021, with a location not yet released...
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Overland Park Fire
December 11, 2017 - 5:48 pm
Overland Park, KS - A fire in a second story apartment claimed a woman's life Monday afternoon. Firefighters from Overland Park and Lenexa responded to the fire call just after 2:30pm. While fighting the fire, they evacuated residents from the Overland Towers Apartments, an eight-story building...
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Bill Grady
August 23, 2017 - 6:32 am
Sometimes bad situations bring out the best in people. KMBZ'S Bill Grady met up with two Good Samaritans who helped rescue some people who were trapped on the roof of a home during Tuesday morning's flood. Spencer Sherf, of Stonehenge Landscape and Design, and his boss Cyrus Dawson heard about a...
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July 25, 2017 - 2:24 pm
Kansas City, KS - A catholic priest who recently worked at the Holy Spirit Church in Overland Park has been charged by the Wyandotte County District Attorney with two counts of aggravated indecent liberties with a child. Scott Kallal, 35, is in custody and is accused of "boundary violations" with...
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May 31, 2017 - 3:44 pm
Overland Park, KS - Police are asking for help to identify a thief who jumped the front desk and stole an employee's purse May 18, 2017 at the Ramada Hotel at Metcalf and Shawnee Mission Parkway. The suspect is described as an light complexion African American male with a ponytail, in his early...
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Jim Cunningham
May 11, 2017 - 7:30 am
The new Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center is preparing to open after years of planning and construction. Artists, landscapers and other contractors are putting the final touches on the project located at 8788 Metcalf in Overland Park. VIDEO: Take a tour inside before it opens The county has...
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May 03, 2017 - 3:06 pm
Overland Park, KS - A registered sex offender was taken into custody for allegedly viewing child pornography on a Johnson County Library computer. The FBI has seized the computer used at the library near 87th and Switzer. Court records indicate the 48-year-old man had a flash drive containing...
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April 11, 2017 - 2:04 pm
Join us Friday, April 14 as we turn the Neighborhood Spotlight on Old Downtown Overland Park! We’ll be broadcasting live starting at 7am from Maloney’s Sports Bar in the heart of Old Downtown Overland Park at 7201 W 79th street . Many of your favorite KMBZ personalities will be there - E.J. &...
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Johnson County Museum
Jim Cunningham
April 14, 2017 - 5:59 am
Overland Park was born from bad circumstances and it has turned itself into a thriving, business-friendly community. Railroad builder William Strang Jr.'s mother's home was surrounded by the smell of rotting cattle carcasses in 1903 after a flood devastated the stockyards of Kansas City. She asked...
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