Olathe

May 01, 2019 - 6:54 pm
A prosecutor has determined that a suburban Kansas City police officer was justified in shooting and wounding a teenage homicide suspect. The Johnson County, Kansas, district attorney said Tuesday in the ruling that Matthew Bibee Jr., 18, made comments that indicated his intent to kill the officer...
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April 24, 2019 - 8:06 pm
Court documents say one of three teens charged in suburban Kansas City killing later told someone who resisted his car theft attempt that "the last person who said that lost his life." The affidavit released Tuesday in the case against Matthew Lee Bibee Jr., 18, says he tried to steal the car on...
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April 24, 2019 - 5:24 pm
A county prosecutor declined to charge Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill with a crime Wednesday in a domestic incident that involved his fiance and their 3-year-old child. Johnson County District Attorney Steve Howe acknowledged that "we believe a crime has occurred, however, the...
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April 09, 2019 - 9:25 pm
A third person is charged in the fatal shooting of an Olathe student. Matthew Lee Bibee Jr., 18, is charged with first-degree murder in the March 29 death of Rowan Padgett, 17, of Overland Park. A boy,17, and a girl, 16, also are charged with first-degree murder in Padgett's death. Prosecutors are...
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April 02, 2019 - 6:47 pm
A teen who was named as a person of interest in the killing of a suburban Kansas City teen has been charged with shooting at an officer. Matthew Lee Bibee Jr., 18, was charged Tuesday with attempted capital murder, attempted first degree murder, attempted aggravated robbery, battery against a law...
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April 01, 2019 - 7:05 pm
Authorities say police have shot and wounded one suspect of an attempted robbery and are looking for another suspect in suburban Kansas City. The shooting happened Sunday after the suspect fired at the robbery victim and then at a responding officer in Olathe. Neither the victim nor the officer was...
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March 29, 2019 - 6:21 pm
An Olathe woman was sentenced to more than seven years in prison after a child in her home day care was injured so badly he was left blind and with brain damage. Paige Hatfield, 27, was sentenced Thursday for aggravated battery and operating an unlicensed day care. Hatfield was found guilty in...
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March 25, 2019 - 7:08 pm
U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids, (D-Kansas), says she is committed to expanding health care access and combatting climate change. But during a town hall meeting Sunday in Olathe, Davids stopped short of endorsing "Medicare For All" or a "Green New Deal" pushed by many leading Democrats. The Kansas City...
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February 21, 2019 - 6:11 pm
An Olathe girl has been charged along with an adult suspect in the death of an Overland Park teenager. The girl, 17, was charged as a juvenile with first-degree felony murder in the January death of Ben Workman-Greco, 17, who was fatally shot at his apartment. Prosecutors have filed notice that...
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February 19, 2019 - 6:57 pm
A man who allegedly stabbed a woman to death and stuffed her body into a trash can was ordered to stand trial for intentional second-degree murder. Ronald Lee Kidwell, 48, is charged in the July 2018 death of MeShon Cooper, 43, whose body was found at Kidwell's home. According to testimony, Kidwell...
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