Olathe

December 07, 2018 - 7:16 pm
A suburban Kansas City motorcyclist has been charged in a wreck that killed the woman who was riding behind him. Fredrick Wilson Kane, 42, of Mission, was booked into jail Friday. He is charged with involuntary manslaughter while driving under the influence in the death of Sierra Crooks, 35. She...
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November 13, 2018 - 7:12 pm
A judge has ordered a mental competency examination for a man charged with sexually assaulting a girl in a child welfare office. Michael Anthony Hamer, 19, is charged in Johnson County with rape and aggravated indecent liberties with a child. Prosecutors allege Hamer assaulted a girl, 13, in May...
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November 11, 2018 - 11:13 pm
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — Police say four people were injured when a vehicle crashed into a hair salon in Olathe, Kansas. The Kansas City Star says the crash happened around 1 p.m. Friday on South Clairborne Road. Police say four people inside the salon were taken to hospitals with injuries not believed...
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November 10, 2018 - 3:30 pm
Police say four people were injured when a vehicle crashed into a hair salon in Olathe, Kansas. The Kansas City Star says the crash happened around 1 p.m. Friday on South Clairborne Road. Police say four people inside the salon were taken to hospitals with injuries not believed to be life-...
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November 09, 2018 - 7:06 pm
A former housekeeper has admitted stealing more than $500,000 in jewelry while working for a woman in Stillwell. The Kansas City Star reports Sabina Garcia-Rivera, 43, of Olathe, pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of felony theft and three counts of making a false writing. She was charged in...
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November 06, 2018 - 7:08 pm
A former employee of a suburban Kansas City youth mental health facility has been placed on probation for sex charges. The Kansas City Star reports that Dijon Willis, 27, will have to serve 30 days in jail as a condition of probation. He also was ordered Monday to undergo sex offender treatment and...
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November 01, 2018 - 7:10 pm
Johnson County prosecutors say child pornography was found on the phone of a man accused of dismembering his wife's body last year. Prosecutors filed a motion Thursday seeking court permission to add three counts of sexual exploitation of a child to previous charges against Justin Rey, 36. Rey...
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October 26, 2018 - 6:05 pm
The Kansas Court of Appeals will take up the case of a long-standing landscaping dispute that has run up legal costs approaching $1 million. The board of the Avignon Villa Homes Community Association in Olathe has filed notice that it is appealing a ruling issued in January by Johnson County...
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October 26, 2018 - 5:59 pm
A Johnson County nurse has pleaded guilty to stealing opioid drugs while working at a residential care facility in Gardner, Kansas. The Kansas City Star reports Jeremy Keith Bailey, 41, pleaded guilty Thursday to possession of a controlled substance, theft and Medicaid fraud. The Kansas Attorney...
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October 18, 2018 - 6:35 pm
Prosecutors say a man who kidnapped and raped a suburban Kansas City sheriff's deputy is a dangerous sexual predator who raped another woman while her toddler was in bed with her. Prosecutors made their case Wednesday for Brady Newman-Caddell, 23, to serve more time in prison than what's called for...
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