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Personal Finance

Spring cleaning your finances in divorce

There are times when it takes us a little bit longer to realize there are brighter days ahead. Rebuilding your life after a loss or major change, such as divorce, can feel intimidating or overwhelming at first. But it also provides you with the space to build something greater.

Local

Mission development projects move forward

At its Wednesday meeting, the Mission City Council unanimously approved two measures: a pre-development agreement with the developer of a 180-unit multi-family/mixed use project on Johnson Drive near Lamar Avenue; and a redevelopment district for a 141-bed care facility at 5665 Foxridge Drive.

Overland Park & Leawood

The day after Overland Park's eight-alarm fire

Overland Park's March 20 fire destroyed one building under construction at College Blvd. and Nieman Road and damaged more than 20 nearby homes. Fire Chief Bryan Dehner said investigators are now working to determine what caused the blaze. This video includes footage from Overland Park Fire Department.

Overland Park & Leawood

Massive fire in Overland Park

A massive eight-alarm fire consumed an apartment building under construction at a multimillion-dollar development in Overland Park and sparked blazes at many homes in the nearby neighborhoods. The blaze broke out about 3:30 p.m. in a four-story unoccupied apartment building in the CityPlace development at the southeast corner of College Boulevard and Nieman Road confronting firefighters with “tremendous smoke and fire,” said Overland Park Fire Department spokesman Jason Rhodes. Fire departments from around the metro area responded to help battle the blazes.

 

Videos

Overland Park woman returns to her burnt-out house near CityPlace development

Pauletta Ashby and her son Damian Ashby returned to their Overland Park home Tuesday afternoon near the CityPlace development, only to find everything was burnt and gone. Pauletta recounted how she survived the eight-alarm fire while salvaging few remaining stuffs in the house that are important to her.
Shelly Yang The Kansas City Star
Overland Park woman returns to her burnt-out house near CityPlace development 3:01

Overland Park woman returns to her burnt-out house near CityPlace development

The day after Overland Park's eight-alarm fire 2:44

The day after Overland Park's eight-alarm fire

Five things to know: The Overland Park apartment fire 1:51

Five things to know: The Overland Park apartment fire

Massive fire in Overland Park 2:21

Massive fire in Overland Park