Shawnee

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KMBZ News Staff
October 09, 2019 - 5:37 am
Shawnee, KS - For business owners like Courtney Servaes the economic growth in downtown Shawnee came at an opportune moment. And since she lives in West Shawnee with her wife and two kids, opening the Servaes Brewing Company in Old Shawnee was a no-brainer. "We were driving down Johnson Drive, and...
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KMBC Channel 9
Marc LaVoie
June 18, 2019 - 4:36 am
Shawnee police say a driver is dead after crashing a pickup truck into a house. Neighbors watched it happen around 4:20 p.m. Monday. The pickup traveled off the road and crashed through two fences before slamming into a home off of Meadowsweet Lane, west of 7 Highway. "Things can happen in an...
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City of Shawnee
Marc LaVoie
February 12, 2019 - 5:43 am
Residents of Shawnee will decide by mail-in ballot in May whether to approve a new, $38-million community center with gymnasiums and aquatic facilities. More people in Shawnee got behind the idea of a fitness and gathering area for the town after Lenexa and Merriam opened their community centers...
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KMBZ News Staff
October 01, 2018 - 3:40 pm
Shawnee, KS - Police have issued a warrant for a burglar that's broken into homes and sexually assaulted or tried to assault residents. Police have named William Louis Elliot, 18, as their suspect. Three burglaries have happened in the past few days - two near 75th and Goddard, one near 55th and...
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Kara Marxer
September 11, 2018 - 1:14 pm
A little girl was killed Monday evening after she was struck by a truck in Kansas City, Kansas, near 4th and Quindaro. Police say the girl and her mother darted into the street in front of the vehicle. Both were hit and were rushed to the hospital in critical condition. The child died at the...
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City of Shawnee
Michael Ronnebaum
December 20, 2017 - 6:27 am
The Shawnee City Council approved a $113-million redevelopment project for a shopping center that has become an eyesore in recent years. The Westbrook Green project at 75th Street South and Quivira will be funded through a mixed tax plan. "Tax Increment Financing at $31.9-million, and then...
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August 31, 2017 - 11:16 am
A water rescue team from Shawnee, KS is just one of the agencies deploying to Texas to assist residents who are still dealing with deep floodwater following the historic deluge brought by Hurricane-turned-Tropical Storm Harvey. The Shawnee team left in the middle of the night (photo below) and is...
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Jim Cunningham
July 11, 2017 - 6:54 am
Six fire departments in Johnson County have received new equipment that will allow them to breathe in dangerous fire conditions. Firefighters say it is one of the most important tools they have in a fire, the SCBA or Self Contained Breathing Apparatus. Firefighters usually call them airpacks...
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Jim Cunningham
Marc LaVoie
May 19, 2017 - 10:22 am
First responders are urging people to be careful if they have to spend their weekend cleaning up storm debris. The National Weather Service reported a 78 mph wind gust Thursday night in De Soto. Some of the most hazardous activities in storm cleanup include climbing ladders and trees and using...
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