Overland Park

June 27, 2019 - 7:26 pm
A Kansas man pleaded guilty to kidnapping and killing a woman who he left to die in woods in suburban Kansas City. Korrey Raine White Rinke, 25 of Ottawa, had been charged with capital murder and rape in the 2016 death of Julianna Pappas. 46, of Overland Park. Under a plea deal announced Tuesday,...
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June 07, 2019 - 12:59 pm
Charging documents say a suburban Kansas City nursing home worker stole rings valued at nearly $10,000 from a 99-year-old dementia patient by using lotion to slip them from the woman's hands in the middle of the night. The Kansas City Star reports that 23-year-old Leah Anne Goodall was arrested...
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June 05, 2019 - 8:50 pm
Four people are accused of using counterfeit $100 bills on shopping sprees across the Kansas City area. Prosecutors say the four were caught after Overland Park Marriott Hotel employee reported seeing them throwing trash away in containers that weren't near their rooms. Prosecutors say the suspects...
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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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DREAMSTIME
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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