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Unlicensed Olathe day care operator to stand trial for brain injuries suffered by infant

The operator of an unlicensed home day care in Olathe will stand trial for allegedly injuring an infant in her care. A Johnson County judge ruled after a preliminary hearing Thursday that that there is sufficient evidence to try 26-year-old Paige Hatfield. Hatfield is charged with aggravated battery

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2017-09-21 20:32:00

Why is the Best Buy store closing its doors in Olathe?

Best Buy will close its Olathe store, at 11750 S. Strang Line Road, at the end of business Oct. 28. A company official said Best Buy looks at every lease that comes up for renewal and will close a small number of stores from time to time, but it has not closed stores en masse like other retailers a

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2017-09-21 15:45:00

Man pleads no contest to murder of 38-year-old man at Olathe bar

OLATHE, Kan. -- Michael Chinn, Jr., 30, of Augusta, Kan., entered a no-contest plea to 2nd degree murder for the death of a man reportedly trying to come to the aid of a friend at the Double Nickel Bar and Grill, 189 S. Rogers Rd., in Olathe, Kan. Friends say William 'Billy' Schustkesting, 38, came

FOX4KC.COM - 2017-09-19 20:28:41

Man found guilty of second-degree murder in 2016 fatal shooting at Olathe bar

A 30-year-old Augusta, Kan., man has been found guilty in the 2016 shooting death of another man at a bar in Olathe. Michael Wayne Chinn Jr. pleaded no contest to second-degree murder in the killing of 38-year-old William Schutkesting. Chinn also pleaded no contest to aggravated assault and discharg

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2017-09-19 18:47:00

Filming up woman's skirt at Overland Park grocery store lands man, 67, in jail

A 67-year-old man convicted of trying to take pictures up a woman's skirt inside an Overland Park grocery store was sentenced Wednesday to 30 days of "shock time" in jail. Jose Rene Garza, of Vista, Calif., was found guilty of breach of privacy after a jury trial in July in Johnson County District C

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2017-09-20 18:45:00

Belton centralizes trash, residents not happy

BELTON, Mo. - People who live in Belton are no strangers to trash problems, and now the city is trying to fix it, but not all residents are on board. The city of Belton recently signed a contract to provide centralized solid waste to residents. This basically means that everyone that lives in Belto

KSHB.COM - 2017-09-21 00:35:58

Customer service-focused builder finds 'great fit' in resort-style community

A recent custom build job brought New Mark Homes to one of Cedar Creek's newest neighborhoods, Valley Ridge. Now, as one of the newer members of the community's renowned building team, they're already hard at work on several new homes. "It's a great fit for us to continue building out here," said C

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2017-09-21 05:01:00

Johnson County inmate arrested after June escape - KCTV5

An escaped Johnson County inmate was arrested Thursday after being on the lam for nearly four months. Kyle Mason, 29, of Prairie Village was arrested at about 9:50 a.m. and charged with felony aggravated escape, felony probation violation and misdemeanor theft. Mason walked away from the Johnson Cou

KCTV 5 - 2017-09-21 18:31:00

Police: Man shot while trying to sell item early Thursday

Lenexa Police K-9 officers cross 75th Street near Lucille Street after completing their portion of the suspect search through a neighboring apartment complex. Mike Frizzell/Operation 100 News A Lenexa Police Officer brings in the department's drone for a landing in the Westrbooke Village Shopping Ce

THE SHAWNEE DISPATCH - 2017-09-21 03:40:45

Overland Park looking for thieves after two cell phone stores robbed

Overland Park Police are trying to catch some thieves after a series of hits on cell phone stores on Metcalf. They're not sure what the thieves' motives are since the phones on display aren't good for much. KSHB Overland Park police are looking to identify these men who they say were involved in a

KSHB.COM - 2017-09-21 22:04:56

Shawnee man shot after making online arrangements to sell item

SHAWNEE, Kan. - A shooting in Shawnee is prompting larger conversation about safe places to exchange items posted for sale online. Shawnee police said the victim, who is in stable condition, contacted someone to sell an item. When he left his house to make the sale, he was assaulted by two men, one

KSHB.COM - 2017-09-21 17:38:28

Brookwood Farms: New phase now open, choose from four quality builders

Fall is almost here, and the new season brings with it a flurry of excitement at Brookwood Farms. The community's fourth phase is now open, giving prospective buyers an enticing selection of several private homesites from which to choose. If the demand in phase three is any indication, these new hom

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2017-09-21 05:01:00

Police investigate attempted homicide of man at Shawnee apartment complex

Police are investigating what they are calling an attempted homicide in Shawnee. The victim had arranged to sell an item. As he stepped out of a building in the Arbor Square complex, he was shot during a confrontation with two men. File illustrationThe Star Police are investigating what they are cal

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2017-09-21 12:00:00

Man shot outside Shawnee apartment early Thursday

A man was shot outside a Shawnee apartment early Thursday. Police said the victim had contacted someone to sell an item before he was shot. A man was shot outside a Shawnee apartment early Thursday. Police said the victim had contacted someone to sell an item before he was shot.

KMBC.COM - 2017-09-21 13:41:00

Man in stable condition after being shot outside Shawnee apartment

Updated: 6:22 AM CDT Sep 21, 2017 KMBCSOURCE: KMBC A man is in stable condition Thursday morning after being shot outside a Shawnee apartment. The shooting happened at Arbor Square Apartments in the 7600 block of King Street. Investigators said the victim had contacted someone to sell an item. Whe

KMBC.COM - 2017-09-21 11:22:00

Man shot, hospitalized when sale goes bad in Shawnee - KCTV5

A man was rushed to the hospital after attempting to sell an item went wrong early Thursday morning. It happened about 12:30 a.m. at the Arbor Square Apartments, located at 7613 Flint Street. Police say a man had contacted someone, wanting to sell them an item. When the victim left his apartment, tw

KCTV 5 - 2017-09-21 13:09:00

Police looking for two men they say shot a man in Shawnee during a Craigslist transaction

SHAWNEE, Kan. -- A Craigslist sale turned into an attempted homicide in Shawnee early Thursday morning. It happened at the Arbor Square Apartments near 76th and King. Instead of selling something on Craigslist, the victim is recovering in the hospital. Shawnee police are calling this an attempted ho

FOX4KC.COM - 2017-09-21 11:06:56

Renowned builder's 'masterpiece' now open in idyllic Lenexa community

Whether you've visited Cottonwood Canyon several times or you haven't yet been to the community, now's the time to put this Lenexa oasis at the top of your "must-see" list. Renowned builder B.L. Rieke Custom Homes, a longtime staple of the Cottonwood Canyon building team, just finished an incredibl

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2017-09-21 05:01:00

Developers break ground on next phase in Lenexa City Center mixe - KCTV5

The new mixed-use project called "The District" will fill the entire block from 87th Street to Renner Road, adding to the Lenexa City Center 20/20 plan. A ground-breaking ceremony was held Wednesday for the new 300,000-square-foot project. According to Lenexa Mayor Mike Boehm, this is another step i

KCTV 5 - 2017-09-21 00:08:00

GOP congressional candidate Soave still not talking about his residency

Despite repeated requests for comment by the Journal-World, Republican congressional candidate Antonio Soave is still not answering questions about his residency in the district or why he listed the address of the Eudora Post Office as his campaign committee's address. Soave is a Johnson County busi

LJWORLD - 2017-09-19 19:52:00