Shawnee

Mugshot of Jason J. Cummins
KMBZ News Staff
May 22, 2020 - 9:21 am
Cummins, 37, had been the club director for Arson FC, a competitive soccer club in the Kansas City Metro.
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Robbie Ray
KMBZ News Staff
November 18, 2019 - 7:13 am
Shawnee, KS - A Shawnee man wants kids across the KC Metro have a happy holiday season, even if their parents can't afford to buy them presents, and if Santa can't quite find his way down their chimney. Robbie Ray has a goal of collecting 100 bicycles to donate to children. When he was a kid, he...
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KMBZ News Staff
November 06, 2019 - 5:37 am
Kansas City, MO - On November 4, the Trump Administration formally notified the United Nations of its intention to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Climate Accord, an Obama-era hallmark policy to fight against climate change globally. While climate change isn't being tackled by the currently in...
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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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