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Day care owner testifies at murder trial that she did not hurt infant; jurors see video of defendant’s police interview
The license for Sunshine Kids Group Daycare Home, 1307 Chestnut Lane, Eudora, was placed under emergency suspension after a 9-month-old baby under the facility's care died in September 2016.
Driver’s license bureaus in Mission and Olathe will now be open on Mondays
OLATHE, Kan. -- Frustrations are boiling over for those trying to get a driver’s license in Johnson County. But due to complaints of long lines and long wait times, state officials are now adding an extra day.
New Aldi location to open Aug. 9
Emporia has had an Aldi for 34 years. Next month, the store will open in a new location after closing the doors on its current site.The new store, located at 2331 Industrial Rd., will celebrate its grand opening with a ribbon cutting at 8:30 a.m. Aug. 9. The ceremony will be followed by a Golden Tic
‘Move inside a sturdy shelter’: Thunderstorm warning issued throughout KC metro area
By Max Londbergjlondberg@kcstar.comA severe thunderstorm warning was issued Thursday afternoon for the Kansas City metro area.The National Weather Service’s Kansas City office forecasts wind up to 70 mph and hail the size of quarters.The warning is in effect until 5:15 p.m. in Kansas City, parts of
Man who allegedly stabbed Overland Park 7-Eleven clerk charged
A man who was arrested in Wednesday’s stabbing of a 7-Eleven clerk in Overland Park was charged on Thursday in Johnson County Court.Cole M. Glaeser, 21, was charged with aggravated battery. His bond was set at $100,000.Just before 6 a.m. on Wednesday morning, police saidGlaeser stabbed the unsuspect
KCKPD asking for help to find 27-year-old last seen on July 3
She's from Liberal, Kansas, and has no known contacts in the metro area. Her family believes say may be in need of medical attention.
Carnival workers arrested in deaths of Kansas fair vendors
Police Cpl. Jonathan Wear says the three are jailed without bond in Van Buren, Arkansas, on suspicion of abuse of a corpse, felony theft and tampering with physical evidence in the deaths of Sonny and Pauline Carpenter of Wichita, Kansas.
Five Kansas City men charged for series of robberies, including one that turned deadly at gas station
Joe Lee Nichols, 25, Torrance Edmond Key, 25, Justin Domonique Davis, 27, Charles Stephon Porter, 27, and Anthony Payne, Jr., 26 were charged in U.S. District court on Thursday.
Independence mom allegedly watched as men rape 2-year-old daughter
KANSAS CITY, Mo. —An Independence mother is facing charges after she allegedly watched as two men raped her two-year-old daughter.Azzie Watson is charged with abuse and endangering the welfare of a child.According to court documents, Watson admitted in phone recordings to repeatedly taking her daugh
AP News - Man killed by Kansas City police had long criminal record
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A man who was shot to death on Sunday after shooting three Kansas City police officers had an extensive criminal background and a reputation for violence in Oklahoma that started when he was a teenager, according to a police detective who investigated him at the time.
Swiss rolls sold nationwide recalled due to possible salmonella contamination
two chocolate swiss roll isolated on white background.KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Flower Foods is voluntary recalling various brands of Swiss rolls that are distributed nationwide due to the potential presence of salmonella in an ingredient.According toa news releasefrom the company, “the ingredient recall
Olathe wants your thoughts on city’s future
The city of Olathe has embarked on a strategic planning initiative that envisions what the community should be like in 2040 and helps prepare for changes that are coming to neighborhoods, the workplace, infrastructure and technology.The city is encouraging the public to weigh in with ideas and conce
Man drowns at Overland Park apartment pool where he regularly swims
The Kansas City Star reported that first responders were called to the Quivira Falls apartment complex in Overland Park, Kansas, about 2:40 p.m. Tuesday after the 69-year-old man was spotted at the bottom of the pool. He was pronounced dead at the scene.Police Officer John Lacy says the man regularl
Overland Park teenagers may face trespassing charges after being rescued from a storm drain.
“I’m just thankful that they showed up when they did,” Stephen Glenn, who was rescued from the storm drain, said. “If they didn’t show up, then we honestly could have died.”
Suspect arrested after stabbing Overland Park 7-Eleven clerk
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Police are investigating after someone stabbed an Overland Park convenience store clerk early Wednesday morning.It happened around 6:15 a.m. at the 7-Eleven at 107th and Metcalf.Police say the clerk has serious injuries and is currently in critical condition.Responding officers
KC asks for help in identifying man suspected of illegal dumping
KANSAS CITY, Mo. —Kansas City authorities are asking for help in identifying a man suspected of illegal dumping.City officials said the man is believed to have dumped items at least three times in the area of 22nd Terrace and Vine Street.AdvertisementThe man in the pictures was seen driving a blue D
Changes coming to Johnson County driver’s license offices after public uproar
One day after people at a Mission driver’s license office complained vociferously about long lines and wait times, the Kansas Department of Revenue announced new hours and other improvements in response to the public outcry.The Star and other media outletsreported Tuesdayon Johnson County residents
Metro family prays for justice after missing KC woman found dead in Shawnee home
”Meshon was a very loving, caring, sweet individual that would give anything to anybody. She touched a lot of souls,” Darnisha Harris said of her aunt, Meshon Cooper-Williams.
Long waits continue at Kansas Driver's License Bureaus
KANSAS CITY, Mo. —The waiting nightmare at some Kansas Driver's License offices continues.Kansas residents at drivers license offices in Mission, Olathe and Wyandotte Counties are still complaining of excessive wait-times.The summertime rush of peoplerenewing their driver's licenses and getting them
Beesley, Luckett, Jr. Selected To NABC Honors Court
In order to be named to the Honors Court, a student-athlete must meet a high standard of academic criteria. Student-athletes must be a junior or senior academically and a varsity player, have achieved a cumulative grade point average of 3.2 or higher, matriculated at least one year at their current