Overland Park

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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July 05, 2018 - 9:13 pm
A Kansas City man has been charged in a shooting near a Kansas elementary school that killed one man and left another critically injured. Anthony Grable, 32, was charged Thursday with premeditated first-degree murder and seven other counts. His bond was set at $1 million. The shooting occurred...
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July 03, 2018 - 8:42 pm
One of the two contract workers injured in a shooting outside a suburban Kansas City elementary school has died. Overland Park, Kansas, police spokesman John Lacey says the victim died Tuesday afternoon, several hours after he and a co-worker were shot at Sunrise Point Elementary School. The second...
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July 03, 2018 - 7:48 pm
A Mississippi woman has been sentenced to eight years in prison for using pepper spray on suburban Kansas City police officers after they caught her shoplifting from a Victoria's Secret store. The Kansas City Star reports that Latrina Newsome, 40, pleaded no contest in May to aggravated battery and...
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July 03, 2018 - 10:03 am
A Mississippi woman has been sentenced to eight years in prison for using pepper spray on suburban Kansas City police officers after they caught her shoplifting from a Victoria's Secret store. The Kansas City Star reports that 40-year-old Latrina Newsome pleaded no contest in May to aggravated...
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June 28, 2018 - 9:52 am
A suburban Kansas City chiropractor has surrendered his medical license as a state board investigates sexual abuse reports. The Kansas City Star reports that the Overland Park, Kansas, chiropractor made the decision to surrender his license last week after it was suspended on an emergency basis in...
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June 06, 2018 - 5:24 am
An Overland Park man has admitted robbing a bank after investigators were able to track him down because he left the bank on a bicycle and had a spider web tattoo on his left hand. The U.S. Attorney's office said 57-year-old Richard Armenta pleaded guilty Tuesday to the November 2017 robbery at a...
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May 10, 2018 - 9:54 am
A white Kansas City, Missouri, firefighter has been acquitted of spitting on a black 3-year-old at a suburban Hooters restaurant, uttering a racial slur and threatening the child's grandfather. The Kansas City Star reports that 42-year-old Terrence "Jeremy" Skeen was found not guilty Wednesday of...
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April 18, 2018 - 7:18 pm
The mother of a boy, 17, who was shot to death by an Overland Park police officer is suing the officer and the city. The lawsuit filed Tuesday by Sheila Albers says the officer who shot her son in January was never in danger and used excessive force. The lawsuit also contends Overland Park didn't...
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