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Olathe approved JoCo homeless shelter, then the rules changed. Plan now at risk.

Barb and Marc McEver wanted to do something good for Johnson County and meet a vital need sheltering homeless adults. So they spent more than $250,000 this summer to buy a building in Olathe.


Kansas shoe store employee no longer has job after MAGA hat dispute

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) - An employee of a Vans Off the Wall footwear and apparel store in a suburban Kansas City shopping mall no longer has a job after a confrontation with a teen wearing a "Make America Great Again" hat.


Here are Kansas City-area schools canceling classes Wednesday due to snow

As another snow storm approached the Kansas City area Tuesday night, Kansas City Public Schools decided to cancel classes and activities for Wednesday. The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill said snow was expected to start falling in the metropolitan area after 6 p.m. Tuesday.



The return of a real Winter to Kansas City reveals this town to be completely unprepared for any kind of weather event. 2019 HAS BEEN ONE OF THE WORST YEARS FOR SNOW & ICE REMOVAL IN RECENT KANSAS CITY HISTORY!!!


Judge orders Christian school founder to stand trial in child sex abuse case

OLATHE, Kan. — The founder of a local Christian school accused of child sexual abuse will go to trial. Dennis Creason, founder of Oaklawn Christian School, is charged with nine counts of taking indecent liberties with children. All of the alleged incidents happened inside the Shawnee school, court d


Kansas City Tuesday Morning News Stack

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ICE arrests KC mom outside of child custody hearing, attorneys say it's suspicious

OLATHE, Kan. — "It was a quick message, literally two seconds: 'They've arrested her,'" Rafael Aponte said. Aponte got a call on Feb. 7 that his wife, Ulfat "Lola" Basic, was in jail.


Man ordered to trial in death of woman in Shawnee

OLATHE, KS (AP) — A 48-year-old man who allegedly stabbed a woman to death and stuffed her body into a trash can was ordered to stand trial for intentional second-degree murder.


Kansas man crashed SUV into home during argument with woman, Ark City police say

A Kansas man has bonded out of jail after allegedly driving his SUV into a home while arguing with a woman, police say. Kevin Lee Kenemore, 40, of Winfield, was arrested Saturday on suspicion of felony aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, Arkansas City police said in a news release. He was relea


K-State soccer to play five-match spring schedule

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State soccer will play a five-match spring schedule, head coach Mike Dibbini has announced. The Wildcats will host a pair of matches in the Kansas City-area and play three matches on the road during the slate.


Felon accused in fatal Kansas drug deal shooting

SEDGWICK COUNTY— A Kansas felon has been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting outside a Wichita motel. The 31-year-old suspect identified as Christopher Kemmerly was arrested Monday night in the 700 Block on north Westridge in Wichita, according to the Sedgwick County booking report.


Woman in critical condition after traffic wreck on U.S. 169 in Olathe

A woman was in critical condition Saturday night after a traffic wreck on U.S. 169 in Olathe, according to police. The crash was reported shortly after 11 p.m. at U.S. 169 and 159th Street, the Olathe Police Department said in a news release early Sunday morning.


Kansas lawmakers consider lowering sales tax on food

Food is a necessity. Some legislators in the Sunflower State are considering a bill that would result in greater savings at the cash register. Kansas lawmakers have begun hearing testimony on the possibility of lowering the state tax on food sales.


River Market staple Cascone’s Grill closing next week to make way for new concept

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- After nearly 90 years in the River Market, Cascone's Grill will close for good next week. The restaurant has been at its location at E 5th and Walnut Streets, right across from the City Market, since the 1930's.


Judge Rules Against Both Parties In Lawsuit Over Kansas City's Mutual Musicians Foundation

A judge has delivered a verdict in a lawsuit over control of Kansas City's Mutual Musicians Foundation, and it's a draw. Once the union hall for the Colored Musicians Local 627, the foundation is one of only two National Historic Landmarks in Kansas City (the other one is the Liberty Memorial). Thes


Man wanted for ATM skimmers found in Kansas held in Texas

ARKANSAS CITY, Kan. The Arkansas City Police Department says it is waiting for a man wanted in connection with an ATM "skimming" operation to be extradited from Texas. The skimming incidents happened in November and December of 2018. ACPD says 18-year-old Vasile Serban was served with a warrant whil


In State of the City, Overland Park mayor highlights redevelopment, progress and investment

Momentum and redevelopment remain the focus as business leaders and the community of Overland Park look ahead to the future, Mayor Carl Gerlach told the audience at Tuesday’s State of the City address, which was hosted by the Overland Park Chamber of Commerce.


Many Well-Known Journalists Are Leaving The Kansas City Star

More than half a dozen marquee reporters at The Kansas City Star have accepted buyouts from the newspaper’s parent company. Today was the deadline for accepting the offers, which were extended by McClatchy Co., the Sacramento, California-based owner of The Star, a few weeks ago.



A note on cold, hard consequences and isolation at the end of days for this former Catholic leader. Theodore Edgar McCarrick is a defrocked American bishop, former prelate and former cardinal of the Catholic Church.


KCPD releases names of 3 killed in separate shootings during weekend in Kansas City

Police on Monday released the names of three people killed in separate shootings over the weekend in Kansas City. The three died in shootings that occurred within a 12-hour period in different parts of the city on Saturday night and Sunday morning. In one of the shootings, a woman was also injured,