Roeland Park

A fireworks display with people in foreground watching
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Dan Weinbaum
May 21, 2020 - 11:34 am
A number of cities in the Kansas City Metro have called off this year's 4th of July firework displays due to the pandemic and budget constraints.
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Yellow crime scene tape in a suburban neighborhood reads, "Do not cross."
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AP News Staff
November 19, 2019 - 9:12 pm
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A 13-year-old charged with murder in Kansas told investigators he didn’t know a gun was loaded when a 14-year-old was fatally shot. The Kansas City Star reports court documents released recently say the teenagers stole the gun from a car and were playing with it when Zavier...
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Jim Cunningham
April 24, 2018 - 11:10 am
Roeland Park, KS - A bill creating a state task force to help students with dyslexia was signed into law by Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer during a ceremony at Horizon Academy. State representative Tom Cox, of Shawnee, co-sponsored the bill. He struggled with reading as a child. Horizon Academy is the...
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Bill Grady
September 14, 2017 - 7:40 am
Not all teachers carry licenses and stand in front of classrooms, as one Metro boy proves on a daily basis. It's hard to be in the company of Ian Browne-McClain without smiling; which he does, a lot. The 14-year-old 8th grader from St Agnes School in Roeland Park is not defined by Down Syndrome...
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Michael Ronnebaum
August 10, 2017 - 7:09 am
Some homeowners in Roeland Park are worried about two sinkholes that have formed around storm sewer pipes in recent weeks. The holes near 57th Street and Roeland Drive are small but still large enough to create a falling hazard for adults. The culprit, engineers say, is heavy rain and old plumbing...
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