Linn County

July 30, 2019 - 5:24 am
One man is dead after a motorcycle accident in eastern Kansas. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, just before 9:30 p.m. Monday a motorcycle and a pickup truck were both eastbound on K-31 west of Blue Mound, Kan. The motorcycle crested a hill and struck the back of the pickup truck. The rider...
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September 28, 2018 - 4:27 am
On Thursday Kansas Bureau of Investigation agents arrested an employee of the Linn County Jail. On June 8, the Linn County Attorney’s Office requested the KBI investigate allegations of sexual battery against 48-year-old John O. Carr, an employee of the Jail. Following an investigation into an...
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Dreamstime
July 21, 2018 - 9:43 pm
Authorities captured a suspect connected to a shooting in Blue Mound. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation worked with Kansas City area police departments to locate 35-year old John Butler of Lenexa in connection with the Blue Mound shooting. The Linn County Sheriff’s office had responded to a...
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April 17, 2018 - 10:09 am
Health officials say a northeast Kansas measles outbreak that started in a day care has grown to 16 cases. Kansas Department of Health and Environment says 13 of the cases are in Johnson County, two in Linn County and one in Miami County. The Kansas City Star report the outbreak started March 8th...
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