Overland Park

November 20, 2018 - 7:31 pm
A group of Kansas residents is fighting for records relating to a suburban Kansas City teenager who was shot to death by a police officer in January. The Kansas City Star reports that the city of Overland Park has denied most of citizen group JOCO United's requests to release records over the...
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November 12, 2018 - 7:13 pm
Authorities say a woman has died after she was pulled from a burning suburban Kansas City house fire. Leanora Marks, 67, was rescued Sunday night from the basement of an Overland Park, Kansas, home. Fire officials said in a news release that she was rushed to a hospital, where she later died. Fire...
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October 11, 2018 - 7:23 pm
Overland Park police have arrested a suspect in a hit-and-run collision that killed two students. The Olathe man, 45, was arrested Thursday and booked into the Johnson County jail on suspicion of failing to stop after an accident resulting in death. Police say the crash on Saturday killed Matthew...
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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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