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Death penalty decision pending in alleged hate crime killing at Olathe bar

Federal prosecutors want more time to decide if the death penalty will be sought for the alleged hate crime killing of an Indian man in Olathe. Adam W. Purinton is facing state murder charges in Johnson County and federal hate crime charges for the Feb. 2017 killing of Srinivas Kuchibhotla, and the

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2018-01-22 16:17:00

Fort Riley soldier dies after authorities said he shot himself Sunday evening

A Fort Riley soldier died Sunday evening after authorities said he shot himself as officers tried to communicate with him just at a location just south of Grandview Plaza. Officers from both the Geary County Sheriff's Department and Grandview Plaza Police Department were sent around 5:25 p.m. Sunday

TOPEKA CAPITAL-JOURNAL - 2018-01-22 17:38:04

9-year-old killed in overnight shooting

Updated: 2:28 PM CST Jan 21, 2018 A 9-year-old child was killed in an overnight shooting in the Kansas City area. Grandview Police were called to an address in their city to investigate a shooting shortly after midnight Sunday. When they arrived, they found a 9-year-old boy in critical condition.

KMBC.COM - 2018-01-21 20:28:00

Coach mourns 17-year-old killed in officer involved shooting

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - A Blue Valley coach is reacting to the death of a 17-year-old boy in an officer involved shooting. Overland Park Police were doing a welfare check on a suicidal male. They walked up to a home in 9300 block of W.149th Terrace when investigators say the garage door opened and a c

KSHB.COM - 2018-01-21 20:52:57

Man charged with abuse of toddlers at Lenexa hotel

A 34-year-old man is charged with child abuse for allegedly pushing a 3-year-old boy into a wall and throwing the toddler to the floor. Ronald Alan Bray was also charged Monday in Johnson County District Court with a misdemeanor count of battery for allegedly throwing a 2-year-old girl onto a couch.

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2018-01-22 18:16:00

Details emerge in fatal police shooting of Blue Valley Northwest high school student

An investigation of a fatal shooting by a police officer at an Overland Park home continued Sunday as neighbors said the person killed was a student at Blue Valley Northwest High School. The shooting occurred Saturday night at a house in the 9300 block of West 149th Terrace, where police said offic

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2018-01-21 20:59:00

Man, woman shot inside vehicle, man dies

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A man and woman were shot while sitting in a vehicle in the 2700 block of Denver Avenue shortly after 11:00 Sunday morning. The man later died at an area hospital, and the woman is listed in serious condition. About 11:20 police just east of 27th & Denver heard the sound of multip

KSHB.COM - 2018-01-21 19:51:12

One dead after officer-involved shooting in Overland Park

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- One person is dead after an officer-involved shooting Saturday night. According to police, officers were called to an area near W. 149th Terrace and England St. for a person in danger of harming themselves. Little information is available at this time, but officials at the s

KSHB.COM - 2018-01-21 02:47:46

Federal shutdown hits Jackson Hole

Buy Now A motorhome is turned away at Grand Teton National Park's Moose Entrance Station during the fall 2013 federal government shutdown. The Trump administration has instructed parks to remain more accessible in the event of a 2018 shutdown. BRADLY J. BONER / NEWS&GUIDE FIL Hundreds of Jackson Hol


ICE detains 'targeted individuals' in Jackson

Two men are being held for Immigration & Customs Enforcement on federal warrants in the Teton County Jail. Federal agents picked up Leonardo Melendez-Vazquez, 39, and Armando Garcia-Neria, 42, Tuesday night and Wednesday morning for felony reentry, according to the Teton County Sheriff's Office. "Wh


Police identify suspect in bomb threats

Two days after threatening to blow up St. John's Medical Center, Albertsons and the Bank of Jackson Hole, police said the same suspect threatened to attack the Wort Hotel, too. "He said he had just thrown a bomb into the hotel and they needed to evacuate," Jackson Police Lt. Roger Schultz said. The


Patagonia's Worn Wear rolls into the village

Patagonia's Worn Wear Trailer is parked at the base of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort this weekend. From noon to 5 p.m. through Sunday, people can swing by to get their clothing and outerwear repaired or learn how to do it themselves.COURTESY PHOTO You'll notice something new underneath the Aerial Tr


Jackson: The Geneva of America

The seeds for the Jackson Hole Center for Global Affairs were planted at the base of the Tetons in 1967 while David Wendt and his future wife, Olivia Meigs, worked in Jackson's dude ranching community. Their lifelong partnership blossomed that summer when the two were employed at the White Grass Ran


State wants Radda off Stearns case

Buy Now Forest Stearns and his attorney, Dick Mulligan, right, arrive Sept. 20 at the Teton County Courthouse for a hearing to set the terms of his release. After hearing arguments Judge James Radda allowed Stearns to keep his animals during adjudication of the animal cruelty case filed against him.


Smits announces treasurer run for open seat

Katie Smits has announced her run for Teton County treasurer for 2018. Smits has worked in the Teton County Treasurer's Office as the financial accountant for almost two years, she said, and has been in governmental and nonprofit accounting for more than two decades. Still, she said she isn't new to


Jackson women prep to march once again

Almost a year ago, on Jan. 23, 2017, hundreds of people marched through the streets of Jackson and gathered on Town Square for the inaugural Women's March. Christie Koriakin was one of them. She showed up with a few friends and someone handed her a "pussy hat" and a poster. "It was really inspiring,


Driver trapped after 18-wheeler crash dies at hospital

SAN ANTONIO - A truck driver died after his big rig collided with another 18-wheeler on the Southwest Side early Saturday. The accident happened around 12:30 a.m. Saturday on the 12,300 block of Somerset. Police say an 18-wheeler loaded with powdered cement was traveling northbound when a southbound


Counselors on hand at Devine HS following student's self-harm attempt, superintendent says

DEVINE, Texas - The Devine Independent School District is providing counselors to its high school students after a student committed an act of self-harm at the school Thursday morning, DIHS Superintendent Scott Sostarich said. The incident happened on campus and the student was taken by medical hel


Chargers snap two-game skid, defeat Medina Valley

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Lake management remains under scrutiny

Medina Lake area residents and other stakeholders were updated about ongoing action to protect the 104-year-old lake during a Jan. 8 meeting. The Lake Medina Conservation Society and Save Medina Lake presented the update during their annual Membership Meeting at the Lakehills Civic Center. Save Medi