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Ottawa KS police seek missing mother, child
KANSAS CITY, Mo.— A 4-year-old from Ottawa, Kansas, was reported missing Thursday when the mother failed to show up for a custody hearing in Johnson County.
OnStar alerts KCPD of rollover crash along 71-Highway, responding officers find one person dead
Deadly crashKANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City police are investigating a deadly crash that happened early Monday.The crash happened along southbound 71-Highway near 75th street at 3:26 a.m.Kansas City police say OnStar alerted them of the crash.Responding officers found one person who had been ejected
Woman convicted in hit-and-run killings of Douglas County road construction workers seeks clemency
Whether that feedback is pro-pardon or anti-pardon, the Kansas Department of Corrections Prisoner Review Board can’t share at this time, board administrator Ashley Maxwell said. However, Maxwell said recently that she’d received comments about Morgan from members of the public and county officials a
Early snow blankets much of Kansas
After that, a southerly wind should make it more humid late week with a possible shower or two by Friday as a weak trough slides in the nation’s midsection. The associated front may create rain, but it should be an iffy and spotty chance at best.
Transgender Kansas residents sue state over birth certificate policy - Metro Weekly
Lambda Legal has filed a lawsuit on behalf of four transgender individuals and the Kansas Statewide Transgender Education Project, Inc., challenging Kansas’s policy preventing people from changing the gender marker on their birth certificates.
Amber Alert suspect charged with raping child
JOHNSON COUNTY, KS (KCTV) -- A man who was previously charged in federal court in connection with the kidnapping of a girl from Lenexa has been charged with rape.Dechon Michael White from South Saint Paul, Minnesota was charged in Johnson County Kansas with raping a child under the age of 14.He was
North Kansas City Schools Auto Tech program named best in the Midwest
At the end of October, several students and the instructor, Jack Stow, will travel to Las Vegas for the Automotive Aftermarket Expo, or AAPEX, and the Specialty Equipment Market Association show, where the winner will be announced.
'That would not be fun': Escapee nabbed after 4 days in Kansas City, Kansas still wearing handcuffs
© Mike Whitby/EyeEm/Getty ImagesFile photo of handcuffsOct. 15--Police may not know much about how an escapee re-arrested Sunday afternoon by Kansas City, Kan, officers spent his four days on the run.
3 injured in Sunday morning house fire in Lenexa
LENEXA, KS. (KCTV) -- Three people were hurt in a house fire Sunday morning in Lenexa.The initial fire call came out around 12:53 a.m. on Sunday morning in the 9700 block of Redbird Street.One of the victims is in critical condition, while the other two victims are in stable condition.Several crews
Kansas City woman accused of fatally stabbing teen outside apartment complex
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- An 18-year-old woman has been charged in connection to fatally stabbing a teenager last week.Heaven Redick was charged Saturday night with second-degree murder and armed criminal action.Alaysia Nelson, 18, was killed in the stabbing that happened Oct. 9 in the 9300 block of
Emergency crews respond to car versus deer accident
When emergency crews arrived, they found 22-year-old Jessica Padron of Overland Park had been southbound when "a deer struck her vehicle." The collision caused her airbags to deploy, giving Padron a bloody nose. Evans said she reported no other injuries and declined emergency transport.
Pumpkin patch pickings abound in Olathe area
The spooky decoration build-up in your neighborhood means it’s the right time for a visit to the pumpkin patch. Here are five within about a 30 minutes drive of Olathe:▪Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead, 13800 Switzer Road in Overland Park, through Oct. 31.Activities:Hay ride, hay slide, maze, corn b
Minnesota man charged in Johnson County with rape of Lenexa teen
KANSAS CITY, Mo.— A South Saint Paul, Minnesota, man who already faces afederal kidnapping chargewas booked in the Johnson County Jail on Saturday and faces two new charges in connection with an Amber Alert three months ago.
Healthy Outlook: Specialized therapists who left Bert Nash open DBT Center of Lawrence
The six therapists and co-founders of the DBT Center of Lawrence are shown on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018 in Juliet Nelson's office. Left to right are Killian Derusha, Beth Chao, Lydia Lequesne, Nelson, Brynne Schellenger and Rachel Kostura Polk.
Baldwin City inviting visitors to ‘branch out’ with annual Maple Leaf Festival
Festivalgoers fill the streets of Baldwin City for the Maple Leaf Festival on Saturday, October 19, 2013. For more than 50 years, the festival has been held the third week in October.
Olathe man charged in Overland Park hit-and-run has history of traffic violations
Friends of Siebuhr were also grieving on Friday. Jackie Mittag, office manager at Connecting for Good, said that she met the 20-year-old last summer when he worked as a computer technician at the nonprofit, which provides internet access to low-income communities.
Silver Alert issued for missing woman in Miami County
MIAMI COUNTY, KS (KCTV) -- On Wednesday at 7:30 p.m., the Miami County Sheriff’s Office was told that 78-year-old Hazel L. Phillips was missing.She had last contacted her family on Tuesday in the evening and told them she was going to Drexel in the morning on Wednesday.She did not make it to her des
Missing Paola woman found deceased in submerged vehicle
PAOLA - A 78-year-old Paola woman who has been missing since the morning of Oct. 10, was found deceased in her vehicle which had been submerged in floodwater.Miami County deputies were dispatched to Hospital Drive south of 327th Street for a vehicle in the water, according to a sheriff's news releas
Parents arrested in Gardner after police find 3 children living in filth
“As a parent, I just can’t see how you would willing do that to your children,” said Katelyn Blanco. “I called them in and I know other people who’ve called them in.”
Organic restaurant Twisted Fresh to open location in Lawrence
Twisted Fresh, an Overland Park-based restaurant chain, is set to open another location in Lawrence later this fall.Contributed Photo