Overland Park

October 09, 2018 - 6:45 pm
A Missouri man is charged with making a hoax emergency call in Overland Park, Kansas. Johnson County charged Morayonla Olubori Sholaja, 46, of Grandview, Missouri, with one count of giving a false alarm. He is accused of calling 911 with a false claim of an "active shooter" in Overland Park...
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October 05, 2018 - 7:06 pm
A woman has been charged with stealing money from the PTA at an Overland Park Elementary School. Kelli Angela Ridgway, 41, was booked into the Johnson County Jail Thursday on a charge of felony theft. She was released later after posting bond. The charges in Johnson County District Court allege...
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September 26, 2018 - 7:58 pm
A man involved in a heroin distribution network that allegedly connected an Overland Park couple to Mexican drug cartels has pleaded guilty. Julian Felix-Aguirre, 45, pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiracy to distribute heroin and methamphetamine and other charges. He was one of 24 people indicted...
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September 18, 2018 - 6:53 pm
The American Civil Liberties Union has petitioned a court seeking lists of Johnson County voters who cast provisional ballots and lists of advance mail ballots rejected because signatures did not match their voter record. Its petition under the Kansas Open Records Act was filed Monday in the name...
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September 04, 2018 - 8:27 pm
A Kansas City area man has filed a lawsuit alleging that a trip to an urgent care clinic for a foot wound led to gangrene and a leg amputation. Trenton Twidwell filed the lawsuit last month against Kristin Duncan, the doctor he saw at the CareNow urgent care clinic in Overland Park. The lawsuit...
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August 31, 2018 - 10:25 am
A Kansas man has been convicted in the deadly shooting of his stepfather. The Kansas City Star reports that jurors found 32-year-old Phillip Stanley, of Overland Park, guilty Thursday of first-degree murder in the July 2017 killing of 62-year-old Henry Gates Jr. Stanley's mother called 911 and told...
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August 21, 2018 - 6:50 pm
A Kansas City woman was sentenced Tuesday to seven years in federal prison for selling heroin to a user who suffered a near-fatal overdose. Loretta Gilliard, 35, of Kansas City, Mo., pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute heroin. The investigation began when a user from Overland...
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August 20, 2018 - 8:55 pm
A Kansas man who fled on a bicycle after robbing a bank last year has been sentenced to three years and one month in federal prison. Richard Armenta, 57, of Overland Park, was sentenced Monday for robbing a Capital Federal Savings Bank branch on November 2017. He pleaded guilty in June. Prosecutors...
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August 17, 2018 - 5:05 pm
Rain, snow, sleet, even barking dogs are fine, but a Kansas postal worker had to draw the line when he found a red tail boa constrictor draped over a mailbox. The Kansas City Star reports that the letter carrier was delivering mail Friday in Overland Park, a Kansas City suburb. The huge snake was...
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August 15, 2018 - 7:11 pm
Two nurse midwives are trying to overturn a Kansas law prohibiting them from practicing without physician oversight after they lost the ability to deliver babies at a hospital. The Kansas City Star reports that Kara Winkler and Julie Gorenc have filed a federal lawsuit that says requiring nurse...
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