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SUV left running, unattended stolen from owner in Olathe, police say

Updated: 7:51 AM CST Nov 21, 2017 An SUV left unattended and running at an Olathe home was stolen early Tuesday, police said. It happened at 7:15 a.m. in the 800 block of South Troost Street. Police said the owner of Toyota Sequoia was involved in a struggle with the thief. There was no immediate

KMBC.COM - 2017-11-21 13:51:00

Olathe man, 41, accused of sex crimes involving 14-year-old

A 41-year-old Olathe man was charged Wednesday with sodomizing a 14-year-old girl in Overland Park. Richard Howard Howton was also charged in Johnson County District Court with using the internet to solicit sex from a minor. The alleged sodomy occurred on Nov. 5, according to court documents, and th

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2017-11-22 18:07:00

Phone privacy concerns arise in data clearing at Olathe Sprint store

OLATHE, Kan. -- Hannah Clinche has been a Sprint customer for three years. She just upgraded to an iPhone X about two and a half weeks ago and said her experience with the transfer process left her feeling like her privacy was compromised. Clinche went to the Sprint store in Olathe, located at Black

KSHB.COM - 2017-11-21 18:27:50

Olathe police investigate after robber forces way into apartment - KCTV5

Police say a man wearing a mask forced his way Sunday morning into an apartment in the 16600 block of West 139th Street. The suspect entered the apartment complex just before 3:30 a.m. He stole several items and struck someone inside with a weapon, according to police. The victim was taken to the


What happens when KC area school districts get bus driver complaints?

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - What happens when someone complains about a school bus driver? We went to eight Kansas City area districts to find out. Whether we received emails or types of concern forms, every district gave us a look at some of the complaints they've received. 41 Action News learned that eve

KSHB.COM - 2017-11-22 00:45:09

Barton's smile, love for music will be missed

Tony Barton sports his Jerrod Niemann baseball cap while posing for a picture with his wife Lisa. Tony, one of the patriarchs of the Roots Festival, passed away in Jacksonville, Fla., on Nov. 12. submitted photo Tony Barton, who passed away in Jacksonville, shares a laugh with Tony Trabucco. The tw

REPUBLIC-ONLINE.COM - 2017-11-22 14:00:00

Joco car fire video: 'Check that driver's window and make sure nobody's inside'

Firefighters from Johnson County and Olathe battled a car fire on northbound Interstate 35 Tuesday night near 167th Street. There were no injuries. The dramatic fire scene was captured by a helmet camera worn by one of the firefighters. Watch the video above to see the scene unfold. Firefighters f

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2017-11-22 17:05:00

Her phone broke while she ran from police. Now she wants them to buy her a new one

An alleged car thief who tried to run from Lenexa police was not happy that her cellphone got broken during the chase. Police said that on Monday an officer spotted a car that had been reported stolen in Kansas City. When he pulled the vehicle over, its five occupants all jumped out and started runn

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2017-11-22 19:16:00

Thanksgiving hours for grocery stores in Lexington and Columbia

The turkey is thawed, the china is set and you suddenly realize you're completely out of butter. Take a deep breath. Grocers are open later than usual this year -- and some are even open on Thanksgiving Day. Here's where you can pick up those last-minute extras and how long you have to do it. Wedne

THE STATE - 2017-11-21 18:52:00

It's the second worst traffic headache in Lexington County, and it's a 'beast'

Editor's note: Editor's note: The State this week is looking at the five worst traffic headaches in Lexington County. Today is No. 2: U.S. 378 near River Bluff High School. We're not including in this series Columbia's infamous Malfunction Junction - the merger of I-26, I-20 and I-126 - because stat

THE STATE - 2017-11-22 13:49:00

Lexington County's third-worst traffic headache is 'packed most of the time'

Editor's note: The State this week is looking at the five worst traffic headaches in Lexington County. Today is No. 3: U.S. 378 in the town of Lexington. We're not including in this series Columbia's infamous Malfunction Junction - the merger of I-26, I-20 and I-126 - because state transportation of

THE STATE - 2017-11-21 13:53:00

Lexington County Women Plead Guilty in Food Stamp Fraud

Lexington County, SC (WLTX) - A sentence hearing on Monday marked the end of a food stamp fraud conspiracy between two Lexington County women. State prosecutors say Janet Bunch Oatman and Stacey Jean Gladden received thousand of dollars in SNAP benefits after reportedly presenting false income infor


Video shows suspect brazenly stealing truck in plain sight in Lexington County

The Lexington County Sheriff's Department is asking for the community's help in identifying the suspect wanted for stealing a truck. The incident occurred around 7 p.m. on Nov. 9 at the White Crane Company on Augusta Road, near the U.S. 1 Metro Flea Market. Surveillance video shows a man stealing a

THE STATE - 2017-11-20 22:38:00

Deputy charged after chase ended in crash that killed man

Troopers said an Anderson County deputy was charged and arrested Wednesday after the deputy struck another vehicle, killing the driver, during a chase back in July. The chase and crash occurred on July 23 while Deputy Timothy Chapman was chasing another car on Highway 8 when he crashed into a Honda

WIS-TV - 2017-11-22 15:19:59

Columbia Police continuing to investigate Farrow Road accident that killed one

COLUMBIA, SC (WACH) - The Columbia Police Department's Traffic Safety Unit continues to investigate a fatal collision that happened Tuesday night. The accident happened at the 5600 block of Farrow Road around 7 p.m. The preliminary investigation indicated that four males were passengers in a Ford Ex

WACH.COM - 2017-11-22 10:57:25

Man wanted for breaking into student apartments in downtown Columbia

The Columbia Police Department is trying to determine the identity of a man who broke into multiple residences at a downtown apartment complex. According to CPD, surveillance shows the man breaking into several apartments at The Hub on Main Street. Video attached to this story above shows the man c

WIS-TV - 2017-11-22 17:21:43

Fire chief offers Thanksgiving safety tips

TIFTON - Tifton Fire Chief Bobby Bennett would like for everyone to be safety conscious this Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving by the numbers: Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires, followed by Christmas Day and Christmas Eve. In 2015, U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated 1,760 h


Education foundation honors 10 teachers

Jimmy Cargle, center, was one of the 10 teachers honored by the Tift County Foundation for Educational Excellence.Submitted TIFTON - The Tift County Foundation for Educational Excellence (TCFEE) surprised 10 of Tift County's finest educators Nov. 13. According to a press release, the teachers "teare


Commission takes no action on raise request

Dodge County Sheriff Lynn Sheffield's plea to the board of commissioners for a salary for deputies on road patrol from the November 6, 2017 meeting of board was neither approved or not approved Monday night. During the November 6, 2017 meeting, Sheffield said in his presentation, "We are losing de

DODGE COUNTY NEWS - 2017-11-22 13:07:02

Omega woman dies in one-car crash

OMEGA - An Omega woman was killed in a single-car accident on Sunday afternoon when she was thrown from the overturning vehicle. Phyllis Pritchett, 54, was driving east on Moultrie-Lenox Road at about 3:54 p.m. when the accident occurred, according to the Georgia State Patrol. Pritchett's 2005 Chevr

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2017-11-20 23:01:00