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Sedgwick County officials want Tyson food plant

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Many in Leavenworth County said "no" to Tyson, and now, the company said it's looking at other parts of Kansas to build a new chicken processing plant. Some people in Sedgwick County say they want it there, including county commissioners, who want Tyson to know they're open for

WIBW - 2017-09-23 04:16:00

Letter to the editor: Prove it, Tyson

To the editor: We are a 670-acre working cow/calf ranch north of Lawrence, six miles west of Tonganoxie, and own land in Leavenworth County. We are a certified 100 percent grass-fed operation and also certified with "Animal Welfare Approved," which stipulates "always humane care to our cattle." Our

LJWORLD - 2017-09-22 00:00:00

Tonganoxie mayor accused of conflict of interest by opponents of - KCTV5

Opponents of a Tyson Foods poultry plant want to make sure the Tonganoxie mayor is not involved in any future decisions. They question Mayor Jason Ward's initial involvement during the announcement of the project. KCTV5 requested an interview with Ward to discuss voters' concerns that he works for a

KCTV 5 - 2017-09-22 04:11:00

Kansas City, Mo., man convicted for dealing drugs in KCK

A federal jury Friday convicted a man who was arrested for peddling drugs in a parking lot outside a social service center in downtown Kansas City, Kan., U.S. Attorney Tom Beall said. Desmond S. Gaines, 35, Kansas City, Mo., was convicted on federal charges of possession with intent to distribute cr

WYANDOTTEDAILY.COM - 2017-09-22 20:54:19

Kansas Highway Patrol trooper involved in crash at Strang Line, - KCTV5

A Kansas Highway Patrol trooper was involved in a crash on Saturday afternoon. According to the authorities, the crash happened just 2:30 p.m. in Lenexa at College Boulevard and Strang Line Road. No one was injured. Lenexa police had picked up a stolen vehicle in the area of 95th Street and Quivir

KCTV 5 - 2017-09-24 03:04:00

KC woman dies in fatal crash in Boone Co., MO - KCTV5

A Kansas City woman was killed and a Prairie Village woman was seriously injured when their vehicle was hit head on by another vehicle. Anitia Pierden died in the crash when her vehicle that she was driving was hit head on by another vehicle on I-70 in Boone Co. The second vehicle was heading westbo

KCTV 5 - 2017-09-24 04:05:00

Kansas City Police investigating shooting where man struck was found near grocery store

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Police in the Northland are investigating an early morning shooting. A man who had been shot showed up at the Sun Fresh at Northeast 102nd Terrace and North Oak. He's now in the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Police think the man was shot in the 400 block of Northea

FOX4KC.COM - 2017-09-22 14:46:11

NB I-35 closed past Sunflower Road due to fatal crash

JOHNSON COUNTY, Kan. - Northbound I-35 is closed past Sunflower Road due to a fatal crash Friday evening. Details surrounding the cause of the crash were not immediately available. It is also not clear how many vehicles were involved in the crash. We do know there are two ambulances on the scene. Th

FOX4KC.COM - 2017-09-22 23:43:50

Group of Olathe NW students say the way their peers treated them during the school's homecoming parade has them concerned

OLATHE, Kan. -- At least one Olathe Northwest High School LBGT student stayed home Friday and a dozen more said they're scared after kids threw candy and jeers at members of their community in Thursday's homecoming parade. The district said it took immediate action, sent an email out to the communit

FOX4KC.COM - 2017-09-23 01:08:10

Older man killed Friday in Overland Park crash

Police say second vehicle did not stop for red light Updated: 1:50 PM CDT Sep 22, 2017 NewsChopper 9SOURCE: NewsChopper 9 An older man was killed Friday in a two-vehicle crash near Johnson County Community College. Overland Park police said a Ford Focus was turning left from Westgate Street onto C

KMBC.COM - 2017-09-22 18:50:00

Authorities identify two men found fatally shot in Kansas City, Kan., park

Authorities have released the names of two men found slain during a triple shooting Wednesday night inside a Kansas City, Kan. park. Fabian Arriaga, 26, and Jose Morales, 22, were found in Kensington Park, in the 2900 block of State Avenue. A third man was wounded, according to the Wyandotte County

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2017-09-22 16:28:00

Olathe police investigating reported shooting

Buchanan County Sheriff Charles Cook was killed in the line of duty on June 28, 2007. OLATHE, Kan. -- Police are investigating a reported shooting in Olathe Saturday night. Officers were called to the area of 144th and Kaw Drive just before 10:30 p.m. When they arrived, they found a man with an

KSHB.COM - 2017-09-24 04:14:07

Son suspected of shooting his mother behind Liberty Dollar General

LIBERTY, Mo. -- Police arrested a 41-year-old man in Liberty Thursday on suspicion he shot his mother behind a Dollar General, according to city officials. Around 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Liberty police responded to a reported shooting behind the Dollar General Store in the area of 338 S. 291 Highway. W

KSHB.COM - 2017-09-22 15:55:55

Man shot after attempted carjacking in east Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Police are investigating after a man was shot near Otter and Sni a Bar Rd. Saturday afternoon. According to police, three black males approached the victim and asked him for a ride. The victim declined and tried to drive away. Police say one of the suspects shot the victim as

KSHB.COM - 2017-09-23 21:06:09

Family details fight at Ruskin High School

A father and daughter are accused of assaulting a student at Ruskin High School. People on both sides of the case agree that Tuesday's attack should have never happened, but when it comes to why it happened, there are differing opinions. Copyright 2017 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This m

KSHB.COM - 2017-09-23 00:21:13

One person killed after crash near Johnson County Community Coll - KCTV5

One person has died after a crash near Johnson County Community College. Overland Park police responded to an injury accident at 11:16 a.m. Friday on College Boulevard at Westgate involving two vehicles. Investigators say one vehicle was traveling west on College Boulevard approaching Westgate. A s

KCTV 5 - 2017-09-22 19:55:00

Total stranger finds, returns Kansas City couple's lost engagement ring after proposal-gone-wrong

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Last week, a Kansas City couple's special day took a horrifying turn when the groom-to-be accidentally dropped the ring he was in the process of proposing with into the water beneath the picturesque bridge he and his bride-to-be were on. Seth Dixon and Ruth Salas' friends got into

KSHB.COM - 2017-09-22 13:58:21

North Korea official says Trump is on a suicide mission

The US Geological Survey says a magnitude 3.5 earthquake struck near the nuclear site Punggye-ri in North Korea. It's unclear whether a nuclear test caused the seismic activity. CNN 2017 Cable News Network, Inc. The ongoing war of words between the United States and North Korea saw several new fi

KSHB.COM - 2017-09-24 00:20:37

One man dead after car was T-boned at Overland Park intersection

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - A man died as a result of his injuries after a crash at the intersection of College Boulevard and Westgate Street in Overland Park. It happened just before noon Friday. Overland Park police said a silver Ford Focus was traveling southbound through a green light when it was T-bo

KSHB.COM - 2017-09-22 18:33:34

'I was high as hell': Suspect in Virginia trooper shooting says drugs played a role

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. - "I was high as hell." That's what Karisa Daniels said when she admitted to WTVR in a jailhouse interview that she shot a Virginia State Trooper Tuesday night, but the 23-year-old insisted that she was not in the right frame of mind. "Next thing I know 'pow!' He falls down and I

FOX4KC.COM - 2017-09-23 00:22:29