Overland Park

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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April 10, 2018 - 7:16 pm
Authorities say a man has shot and killed his girlfriend's father at a suburban Kansas City home. The Kansas City Star reports that police took the suspected shooter into custody around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Overland Park home after finding a man in his 50s dead and a 6-year-old struck in the...
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February 26, 2018 - 7:10 pm
The Kansas medical board has fined a doctor $2,500 and put his license on probation after an investigation revealed improper and potentially dangerous opioid prescribing. The Kansas City Star reports that the Kansas Board of Healing Arts released its order this month saying its investigation into...
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February 20, 2018 - 7:12 pm
A Kansas doctor is facing a lawsuit that alleges he contributed to a woman's 2014 fentanyl overdose death. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 2012 approved Subsys, an opioid-based fentanyl spray for cancer pain. The drug is produced by Insys Therapeutics, a pharmaceutical company that was...
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January 25, 2018 - 7:29 pm
A former New Jersey church pastor was sentenced to about 1.5 years in prison for an unprovoked attack on a stranger's baby inside a Kansas Walmart. The Kansas City Star reports Oleh Zhownirovych, 55, was sentenced Thursday to 11 months in prison and six months in the Johnson County Jail, to be...
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January 15, 2018 - 9:23 pm
Overland Park police say a call from a man claiming he shot a relative was a hoax. Police spokesman Officer John Lacy says dispatchers received a call Monday morning from a man who said he shot a relative inside a home and he would shoot police if they showed up. Officers surrounded the home but...
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January 09, 2018 - 8:20 pm
Federal prosecutors say a former mail carrier was part of a scheme to deliver marijuana to Johnson County. Terrell Dewayne Shears, 25, of Overland Park on Tuesday was placed on five years of probation for possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute. Prosecutors say while Johnson delivered...
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January 05, 2018 - 7:56 pm
A former nurse at two Kansas City suburban hospitals has been sentenced to nearly 13 years in prison for sexually abusing anesthetized patients. Dennis Clark, 50, was sentenced Friday after pleading guilty in November to one count of aggravated sodomy. As part of his plea, less serious charges...
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