Overland Park

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January 16, 2020 - 7:04 pm
A man has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of his sister in Overland Park. Parker Mays, 27, of Lawrence, was charged Thursday in the death of Layne Mays, 22. His is being held on $1 million bond. Police say Layne Mays' mother found her body Tuesday in her parents' Overland Park...
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January 15, 2020 - 9:53 pm
Authorities have taken a person of interest into custody after a mother found her adult daughter dead in a suburban Kansas City home. Police were called around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday to the Overland Park subdivision where the body of the woman who was in her 20s was found. Police haven't released the...
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January 14, 2020 - 9:04 pm
A Place for Mom, a senior care referral service, plans to hire more than 600 employees and open a new Overland Park office. The Seattle-based company says hiring is already underway and will occur over five years. It plans to open a temporary office next week and then build a new office in Overland...
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December 31, 2019 - 8:17 pm
The Kansas Highway Patrol says two people have died in a small plane crash near a suburban Kansas City airport. The plane went down near the Johnson County Executive Airport Tuesday afternoon. Overland Park police say the plane was on fire when officers from the region arrived. Federal Aviation...
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December 17, 2019 - 8:00 pm
A teenage Kansas girl who was arrested for making her fingers into the shape of a gun and pointing at classmates has been placed on a juvenile diversion program. The Overland Park girl, 13, who was originally charged with felony threatening, was set to go before a judge on Tuesday, but the hearing...
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November 15, 2019 - 8:59 pm
A Kansas City-area lawmaker who made headlines by switching to the Democrat Party last year is seeking the state Senate seat of another lawmaker who did the same thing. Four-term state Rep. Stephanie Clayton of Overland Park announced Friday that she would run next year for the seat held by...
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November 07, 2019 - 7:59 pm
An employee of a Kansas City area restaurant chain alleges in a lawsuit that he was forced out after telling a manager that he had been diagnosed with HIV. Armando Gutierrez filed the lawsuit Tuesday in federal court. It says he had been working as a serving for a year at The Big Biscuit restaurant...
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October 28, 2019 - 9:53 pm
Police say they are investigating a fatal shooting near an office center in Overland Park. Overland Park Police Department spokesman John Lacy says police responded to the shooting at Deer Creek Office Center at about 8:45 a.m. Monday. The man was in his 60s and worked in one of the businesses in...
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October 15, 2019 - 5:55 pm
Attorneys are considering offering diversion to a Kansas girl, 13, who was arrested last week for pointing a finger gun at classmates. The diversion was discussed Tuesday during a juvenile court hearing for the Overland Park eighth-grader, who is charged with felony threatening. Another court...
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October 08, 2019 - 8:05 pm
The second largest city in Kansas has passed an ordinance banning discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. The city council in the Kansas City suburb of Overland Park passed the measure Monday with a 10-1 vote. The new ordinance prevents residents and employees from being...
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