Overland Park

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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July 09, 2018 - 8:53 pm
A city in Kansas has received $107,000 from a family's insurance company after a boy, 5, accidentally knocked over a sculpture at a community center. Overland Park spokesman Sean Reilly says the city plans to send $99,000 to artist Bill Lyons, who created "Aphrodite di Kansas City." Reilly says...
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July 06, 2018 - 7:20 pm
Overland Park police say a man shot by officers during a confrontation at an apartment complex has died. Spokesman John Lacy said Charles Webb, 43, died Friday after being shot earlier in the day. No police were injured. Authorities were called to the apartment complex where a man and woman were...
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