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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

FOX4KC.COM - 2018-10-17 01:21:56

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.

KSHB.COM - 2018-10-17 00:17:44

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

KCTV 5 - 2018-10-17 11:41:00

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.

FOX4KC.COM - 2018-10-17 17:16:08

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

KCTV 5 - 2018-10-16 23:40:00

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.

FOX4KC.COM - 2018-10-16 21:23:48

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

KCTV 5 - 2018-10-17 16:19:00

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.

KSHB.COM - 2018-10-17 13:40:55

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

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2018-10-16 15:35:00

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

KSHB.COM - 2018-10-16 17:17:00

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

KCTV 5 - 2018-10-16 17:21:00

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.

KSHB.COM - 2018-10-16 17:55:11

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

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2018-10-16 19:06:00

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.