Overland Park

April 23, 2019 - 7:03 pm
A driver told investigators that his brakes failed before his car careened onto a suburban Kansas City sidewalk where it struck and killed a young girl, and narrowly missed three other children. Police in Overland Park, Kansas, released the report Monday about the April 12 crash that killed...
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April 06, 2019 - 7:04 pm
A second teenager has been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of a 17-year-old Olathe East High School senior. The new suspect charged is a 17-year-old boy. He and a 16-year-old girl also charged with murder earlier this week are accused in the death of 17-year-old Rowan Padgett...
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March 28, 2019 - 7:57 pm
A suburban Kansas City school district has agreed to apologize to three students who alleged their free speech rights were violated during a national classroom walkout for gun control. The apologies are part of a settlement that the Shawnee Mission School District reached earlier this month with...
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March 25, 2019 - 7:47 pm
A bicyclist who died after being hit by a vehicle last week was an elderly Olathe man. Police said Monday Karman Wells, 71, died hours after being hit on Friday in southern Overland Park. Police continue to investigate the crash. The driver has not been cited. Police say there is no evidence the...
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March 23, 2019 - 10:00 am
A bicyclist has died after being struck by a vehicle in the Kansas City suburb of Overland Park, Kansas. The accident happened Friday morning. The bicyclist was taken to a hospital and died Friday afternoon. Overland Park police have not released any information about the bicyclist, pending...
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March 12, 2019 - 9:24 pm
Planning commissioners in a Kansas City suburb approved a proposal for a new Islamic center that could serve as a centralized location for Muslims in Missouri and Kansas. The Kansas City Star reports that the Overland Park Planning Commission gave preliminary approval Monday to the Islamic Center...
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March 05, 2019 - 8:04 pm
A civil rights group says it has struck a settlement deal with the Shawnee Mission School District in a federal lawsuit alleging violations of the free speech and press rights of students. The American Civil Liberties Union of Kansas announced Tuesday in a news release that the school district will...
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March 04, 2019 - 8:24 pm
A Kansas priest announced at Mass this weekend that a woman who has twice accused him of abusing her has raised the allegation again. The Rev. William Bruning told the congregation at Queen of the Holy Rosary Church that a woman in her early 30's says Bruning abused her when she was a minor at the...
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March 01, 2019 - 6:53 pm
Sprint officials say they have a deal to sell the company's sprawling campus in Overland Park, Kansas. CEO Michel Combes said in a note to employees on Friday that the deal with Occidental Management is expected to close in the coming months. The terms of the deal were not released. The Kansas City...
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March 01, 2019 - 6:18 pm
Authorities say a man was apprehended after fleeing from the scene of a fatal wreck in suburban Kansas City. The crash happened Friday morning when the suspect's vehicle veered off U.S. 69, went down an embankment and struck a pickup truck as it traveled along an Overland Park, Kansas, road. The...
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