Overland Park

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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August 15, 2018 - 7:02 pm
An Overland Park, Kansas, official admits he was mistaken about who paid for a $132,000 sculpture at the city's community center that was damaged by a young boy. City spokesman Sean Reilly said in July that the insurance company for the family of a boy, 5, who damaged the sculpture paid for the...
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August 15, 2018 - 3:47 pm
An Overland Park, Kansas, official admits he was mistaken about who paid for a $132,000 sculpture at the city's community center that was damaged by a young boy. City spokesman Sean Reilly said in July that the insurance company for the family of a 5-year-old boy who damaged the sculpture paid for...
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August 03, 2018 - 10:47 am
Kansas and Missouri officials say law enforcement officials have no reason to issue tickets for not wearing a seat belt instead of other tickets. The Kansas City Star reports that transportation officials in Kansas and Missouri say there's no incentive for officers to issue more seat belt tickets...
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July 31, 2018 - 8:44 pm
Shamrock Trading Corp. has announced a proposed expansion at its Overland Park facility that it says will create more than 1,000 jobs. Gov. Jeff Colyer's office says in a news release that these are high-quality jobs with an average salary of $56,000. The company recently announced the purchase of...
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DREAMSTIME
July 28, 2018 - 4:47 pm
A second Overland Park teenager has been charged with firing a flare gun into several occupied apartments earlier this year. 18-year-old Luis Fernando Samano was charged Friday with four counts of felony aggravated arson and one misdemeanor theft charge. His bond was set at $500,000. Police say...
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July 26, 2018 - 6:57 pm
Authorities say three suburban Kansas City police officers have resigned and more than 200 traffic tickets dismissed after an internal investigation into false seat belt citations. Overland Park, Kansas, police Chief Frank Donchez Jr. says the officers overlooked traffic violations like speeding...
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July 13, 2018 - 9:24 pm
The two leading Republican candidates for governor exchanged pointed criticisms during the last party-approved debate before the August primary. The Kansas City Star reports supporters of Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach repeatedly tried to shout down Gov. Jeff Colyer Thursday night when he...
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