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 in a four-story unoccupied apartment building in the CityPlace development at the southeast corner of College Boulevard and Nieman Road.
Tammy LjungbladThe Kansas City Star
Massive fire in Overland Park
Overland Park woman returns to her burnt-out house near CityPlace development
The day after Overland Park's eight-alarm fire
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Overland Park resident watches home burn
Overland Park residents describe massive fire
Helmet camera footage captures firefighter battling blaze
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Big Slick hosts visit with kids at Children's Mercy
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Big Slick’s hosts kid around and share the love at Children’s Mercy
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.
A massive eight-alarm fire consumed an apartment building under construction at a multimillion-dollar development in Overland Park on March 20. The blaze sparked fires at many homes in the nearby. The video includes footage from Overland Park Fire and Jason Boatright.
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 Fire Department firefighter DJ Hollandsworth was wearing a camera while trying to put out a grass fire Friday. Dry, windy and warm conditions contributed a series of grass fires in the area.
Actors Paul Rudd, David Koechner, Eric Stonestreet and Rob Riggle visited patients from Children's Mercy Hospital on Friday, the benefactors of the Big Slick celebrity fundraising weekend, in its 8th year of raising money for the hospital.
If you've ever wondered whether those runaway truck ramps you see in mountainous areas are used, here's the proof. Watch in this Caltrans video as a fast-moving big rig skids into a runaway truck ramp on Interstate 5 near the Grapevine in Southern California.
Bubba Starling, after revealing he almost quit pro baseball this year, is hitting. 333 and slugging .508 in his last 35 games at Class AAA Omaha and is closer to a major-league call-up than he has ever been since signing with the Kansas City Royals for $7.5 million after he was drafted fifth overall out of Gardner Edgerton High School in 2011. (Photos by The Kansas City Star, Associated Press and files)
Hometown celebrities descended on Children’s Mercy hospital Friday morning to spread the word about their Big Slick Celebrity Weekend fundraiser and spread a little love among the patients and families there. “Real happiness comes from being able to do something that doesn’t benefit yourself,” said Paul Rudd, who with fellow actors and Big Slick hosts Rob Riggle, Eric Stonestreet and David Koechner gave a news conference at the hospital before a meet-and-greet session with patients.
Chris Traber was driving on the 14 Freeway in Santa Clarita when he witnessed a dramatic road rage incident involving a motorcyclist and the driver of a sedan. He started recording as the incident escalated. Police are investigating.
Surveillance video shows a motorist using her car to chase a cyclist and ram him into a tree after an argument over her use of a cellphone while driving. The woman, Justine Henshaw-Bryan, 25, has been sentenced to three years in jail for causing serious injuries to the cyclist in London of last year.