Overland park

Kara Marxer
April 14, 2017 - 6:31 am
Old Downtown Overland Park is one of the Metro's best destinations for foodies. There are 20 restaurants in the neighborhood, including Papa Keno's Pizzeria. "People like to come in and watch a game because they know they can bring the kids because we do have a game room," said owner Philippe...
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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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Silver SUV seen in the area near 140th and Metcalf in connection to possible child enticement case in Overland Park
Overland Park Police Department
Kara Marxer
April 07, 2017 - 12:17 pm
Overland Park police are looking for the driver of a silver SUV in connection to a possible child enticement case. Police say a girl reported that while she was waiting for the bus at 140th and Metcalf around 7 a.m. Friday, the driver pulled up alongside and asked her to come closer. She refused...
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Bill Grady
March 29, 2017 - 5:20 am
The city of Overland Park has issued a 136 page report on the eight-alarm apartment fire that spread to several homes March 20. Two buildings under construction are burned out at the Royale at CityPlace Apartments at 10501 113th St. in Overland Park. Nearby, 25 houses have varying degrees of damage...
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Overland Park Police
March 22, 2017 - 1:04 pm
Overland Park police say they have developed information on a suspect in connection with vandalism near Santa Fe Drive and 80th Street. Police believe someone used BB guns to damage more than 16 businesses and homes in the area. The police department sent out a media release thanking citizens for...
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March 21, 2017 - 6:30 pm
Overland Park, KS - The 8-alarm fire that raged in an apartment building under construction and damaged or destroyed around two dozen nearby homes has been ruled accidental by fire investigators. Investigators revealed Tuesday they believe the fire began when wooden building material was ignited by...
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Bill Grady
March 21, 2017 - 5:14 pm
A church located just a few blocks south of the burned out Royale at CityPlace apartment buildings, and right on the edge of the affected neighborhood, has become a “de-facto” community center following Monday's 8-alarm fire. The Christ Lutheran Church is coordinating with the Red Cross, service...
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March 21, 2017 - 3:51 pm
The construction company involved in building the Royale at CityPlace apartments - Titan Built - issued the following statement following Monday's massive fire in Overland Park: We are deeply saddened by the circumstances of yesterday's fire at CityPlace. Our dedicated team has worked diligently on...
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Sean Trammel - KMBC TV9
Kara Marxer
March 21, 2017 - 8:20 am
The Red Cross has set up long-term accomodations for people who were affected by Monday's 8-alarm fire in Overland Park. Red Cross volunteers handed out bottled water, food and clothing Monday evening. They also helped people get the prescriptions they needed. The focus shifts to the long-term on...
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Sean Trammell - KMBC TV9
March 21, 2017 - 7:15 am
Forty members of the area arson task force are expected to comb through the wreckage of the Royal at CityPlace apartment complex in the coming days, following a historic 8-alarm fire that destroyed large buildings under construction and spread to 17 houses. The complex is located near College...
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