Northeast Johnson County morning roundup


File photo via Twitter.
File photo via Twitter.

Hogan prep beats SM East in Hy-Vee Shootout. The SM East boys basketball team’s early season struggle continued over the weekend as the Lancers fell 88 to 74 to an undersized team from Hogan Prep. [Hogan Prep runs past Shawnee Mission East in Hy-Vee Shootout]

Leawood church plants 100 crosses to remember KC homicide victims. Leawood Baptist Church at the intersection of State Line Road and 83rd Street over the weekend installed a display of white crosses to raise awareness of the more than 100 victims of homicide in Kansas City, Mo., this year. [Leawood church honors homicide victims with striking display — WDAF]

Former St. Agnes priest implicated in sex abuse charges filed by parishioner. A Missouri man has filed charges against a former St. Agnes priest saying the man sexually abused him when he was between 15 and 17 years old in the 1980s. The Catholic church removed the man from the active priesthood in 2012 after other sex abuse allegations arose. The accused former priest is identified only at J.H.W.Jr. in court documents. [Man files sexual abuse lawsuit against former Roeland Park priest — Kansas City Star]

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