Community meeting on violent crime in northern OP reset for Thursday. The community meeting on a series of violent crimes in northern Overland Park was rescheduled from Friday on account of weather. The meeting with representatives of the Overland Park Police Department will now take place at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 21 at Comanche Elementary. The meeting comes in the wake of a string of violent crimes — two shootings and a stabbing — that have taken place in the same neighborhood near 79th Street and I-35 in recent weeks.
When Hurricane Irma hit in 2017, Christie Merandino was in Florida. The only flight available to evacuate took her to Kansas City. She liked
An attorney representing the Kansas City Star against a defamation suit brought by Overland Park Sen. Jim Denning has filed a motion to have
By Chad Taylor Question: How do I know how much my home is worth? Can Zillow, Trulia, or the county tax assessment give me
A computer scientist and first-time candidate has filed to run for the Ward 6 seat on the Prairie Village City Council currently occupied by
The Johnson County Library’s newest branch at Lenexa City Center will be opening ahead of schedule. The new Lenexa City Center Library at 8778
People passing through downtown Shawnee have started to notice the signage on the old theater has changed. Instead of the words “Fine Arts,” it
Shawnee Mission security chief John Douglass interviewed as part of Flatland investigation into school safety. Balancing the need to create an open environment for
The Shawnee couple was deeply affected by their little neighbor, Lucy Weber, who was fighting brain cancer. Jill and Michael Chalfie were inspired by
For residents along Indian Creek in the Nall Hills neighborhood, the beginning of spring rainy season this year will bring a sense of unease.
It’s February in Kansas. The kids have started roller skating inside the house and I’ve already eaten all of my Valentine’s Day chocolates. Time
Out-of-pocket costs for parents enrolling students in pre-kindergarten programs at some Shawnee Mission buildings will be going up over the next couple of years.
The Mission Hills city council this week approved spending $75,000 on an engineering contract with Water Resource Solutions for 2D and 3D modeling of
Briefly Noted: Shawnee Mission area reps respond to bill that would stop recognition of same-sex marriages
First openly gay reps in legislature respond to bill that would stop recognition of same-sex marriages. Two Shawnee Mission area legislators on Wednesday responded