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Overland Park Police Department
Marc LaVoie
August 04, 2017 - 11:14 am
Overland Park, KS - Police are searching for a woman (pictured) suspected in an aggravated burglary at a home in the 7700 block of Farley. Surveillance video captured the woman using the victim's stolen credit card at a store. She is believed to be in her late twenties, and has brown hair and blue...
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July 20, 2017 - 5:50 am
The FBI has seized patient records from an Overland Park pain doctor in connection with a federal case involving an opiate manufacturer. Dr. Steven Simon has ties to Insys Therapeutics, which makes a spray form of fentanyl, a strong narcotic. The drug is administered in the nose or by mouth. The...
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via Matt Wiggins
July 17, 2017 - 6:02 pm
Overland Park, KS - A serious crash and multi-vehicle fire in the eastbound lanes of I-435 near 69 Highway, involving two semi-trucks and other vehicles, snarled traffic in Johnson County during Monday's evening rush hour. One person was rushed to a hospital in a critical condition as the semis and...
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Overland Park PD
July 14, 2017 - 11:56 am
Overland Park, KS - In early June, a woman entered a retirement facility at 81st and Santa Fe and stole medicaton from one of the residents, according to police. They say she identified herself as a healthcare worker to an eldery resident and asked if she was taking any pain medication and where...
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KMBC Channel 9 News
Marc LaVoie
July 11, 2017 - 6:20 am
A tractor trailer rig caught fire early Tuesday and forced emergency crews to shut down a portion of Interstate-435 near 69 highway. The semi caught fire around 2:45 a.m. on the westbound lanes of the roadway. The driver apparently lost control of the vehicle and hit a barrier, Overland Park police...
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Jim Cunningham
July 10, 2017 - 7:48 am
A new rental licensing and inspection program is off and running in Overland Park. The program is a two-phase, two-year process that is part of the city's code compliance program. Property owners must obtain and maintain valid rental licenses and pass exterior inspections of all rental properties...
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5-year-old Katie Graves, wearing a life jacket, plays in the water while her dad and sister watch over her
Kara Marxer
June 23, 2017 - 6:27 am
Tomahawk Ridge Aquatic Center in Overland Park is continuing its program of offering dedicated swim times for children with special needs. On Saturday mornings young people ages from two to 22 are given their own time to enjoy the pool. It works out well for people who thrive best in a less chaotic...
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Kara Marxer
June 02, 2017 - 7:20 am
Avid recyclers in Johnson County are losing an option for disposing of old electronic devices. Friday is the last day that the Overland Park recycling center will accept electronics. Unused computers, laptops, stereos, cables, monitors have lost much of their value in scrap, said Jim Twigg, the...
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Workers in orange shirts dig next to a home in Overland Park where the Lifetime Network show Military Makeovers is renovating a local military familys home
Jim Cunningham
May 05, 2017 - 11:32 am
With the help of dozens of volunteers, a bank, and a contractor, an Overland Park veteran has a completely-remodeled home. Zeke Crozier, who was injured in a chopper crash in 2011 during his deployment in Afghanistan, was chosen for Lifetime's Military Makeover show. Host and Kansas native R. Lee...
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OPKS Police
April 26, 2017 - 7:36 am
Dashboard camera video shows an Overland Park police sergeant struggle with a gun-wielding suspect, and then taking away the weapon and subduing the suspect. The video comes from a call that occurred around 1:00 a.m. Tuesday. "The officer showed great restraint," said department spokesman Officer...
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