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Suspect in custody after boy hit by car in Paola
PAOLA, Kan. — Paola police said a suspect is in custody after a 12-year-old boy was hit by an SUV Tuesday afternoon.According to police, the boy was hit by a dark-colored SUV around 4:30 p.m. and was taken to Overland Park Regional Medical Center with unknown injuries.The SUV was seen driving south
12-year-old injured in hit and run in Paola, KS
KANSAS CITY, Mo. —Paolo, Kansas police are looking for the driver of a vehicle they say hit a 12-year-old boy and fled the scene.
Developer announces $300M plan for former Olathe mall site
OLATHE, KS (AP) -- A developer has announced a $300 million plan to redevelop the site of a former Olathe mall.Salt Lake City-based Woodbury Corporation announced in a release Tuesday its plans for a mixed-use development where the Great Mall of the Great Plains once stood in Olathe. The company has
Johnson Co. deputy describes being kidnapped, raped
OLATHE, Kan. -- A Johnson County sheriff's deputy told a judge Wednesday how an Independence, Mo., man kidnapped and raped her.
12-year-old boy struck by vehicle in Paola
PAOLA, KS. (KCTV) -- The Paola Police Department is investigating after a 12-year-old boy was hit by a vehicle on Tuesday afternoon.Police released a photo of an SUV believed to have been involved in the incident. The vehicle fled the scene, according to police.It was last seen heading south on Pear
Joe’s Kansas City Bar-B-Que open this Sunday
Joe’s hasn’t announced a reason for the rare Sunday opening, but don’t expect it to become the norm. According to its Facebook page, they may not be open on a Sunday again for quite some time.
Dem state Kansas House candidate cited twice for drunken driving
LENEXA, KS (AP) — A Democrat running for the 30th District seat in the Kansas House has been cited twice for drunken driving.The Kansas City Star reports that 28-year-old Brandon Woodard, of Lenexa, previously acknowledged being arrested in 2012 when he was a 22-year-old senior at the University of
Illegal dumper turns self in, cleans up mess
UPDATE, 10/17 |The man sought by investigators has turned himself in, city officials said Wednesday morning.
Redeveloped Great Mall in Olathe could have hockey arena, apartments, entertainment
The former Great Mall of the Great Plains property could have a new lease on life with Salt Lake City-based Woodbury Corporation’s plans to buy the 100-acre site and redevelop it for sports and entertainment.Woodbury announced Tuesday that it is under contract to purchase the property at Interstate
1 in custody after report of shots fired on Country Club Plaza
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Several streets were closed in the Country Club Plaza area after a report of shots fired.One person was in custody. Police were continuing to search for additional suspects.It was not immediately clear if anyone was struck. A witness told 41 Actions News that he saw an alleged sho
Overland Park police seek public's help finding credit card thieves
OVERLAND PARK, KS (KCTV) -- Police need help in identify two women who stole multiple credit cards and and purchased thousands of dollars in prepaid Visa credit cards.It happened on Oct. 5 and involved three separate victims at two different businesses in Overland Park.The suspects used the victim's
Company announces $300M plan for Great Mall of Great Plains site
The development would include 300 apartments, two hotels, 250,000 square feet of entertainment/retail/restaurant space, 200,000 square feet of office space and a 4,000-seat multi-purpose arena that would serve as a home for the Kansas City Youth Hockey Association.
Overland Park man charged with drugging, raping woman
Timothy Coniglio, 26, faces charges of rape, forcible sodomy, firearm possession by a felon and drug charges after he allegedly sexually assaulted a woman at his home.
Pit bull shot in face survives surgery in KC; will need a home
Gloria the pit bull is recovering from surgery Tuesday afterbeing shot in the facein what her Mission, Kansas, rescuers called “an act of horrid cruelty.”The dog was found last week near Slater, Missouri, torn apart by shotgun pellets that were fired point-blank, said Danielle Reno, CEO of the Unlea
Lenexa fire leaves 1 person dead, 6 others homeless
"It`s nice to see that other people are stepping up to help," family friend Joe Procter said. "We've got friends of friends donating, and fantasy football league members are donating, soccer team members are donating and it`s been the one only positive thing about this, is seeing how people really c
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
Overland Park needs residents to sell them part of their land for road expansion project
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. —The Overland Park city council is discussing eminent domain and how it could factor into a road expansion project, part of which wouldn't happen for another 22 years.
Democrat running for Kansas House seat cited for drunken driving not once, but twice
The Lenexa Democrat running for the 30th District seat in the Kansas House was arrested on not one but two counts of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol.Brandon Woodard, 28, previously acknowledged the first arrest during an interview with The Star last winter, whenhe anno
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.