JoCo United seeks to bring Topeka CIT experience to Johnson County
Members of JoCo United, an advocacy group formed after the tragic death of 17-year-old John Albers this January, listened to Topeka Police Chief Bill Cochran as he shared the city police department's success in tackling mental health crisis.
Overland Park leaders are seeking help from the state of Kansas to widen U.S. 69 south of I-435. They say the roadway carries more traffic than any other four-lane Kansas highway, but improvements could cost $200 million.
Take a virtual tour of the new Johnson County Courthouse, slated for completion in 2020 in downtown Olathe. It is on schedule and on budget, with a total cost of $193 million. Video courtesy of Johnson County Government.
After complaints about long lines, a new Kansas driver’s license office celebrated its grand opening in Overland Park. Customers were quickly helped at the new facility in the Rosana Square Shopping Center.
Overland Park police are investigating a Tuesday morning double shooting outside Sunrise Elementary School and several related carjackings. Two playground construction workers were injured and one later died. A suspect was later taken into custody.
Overland Park police are investigating a Tuesday morning double shooting outside Sunrise Elementary School and several carjackings that may have been connected to the shooting. Two playground construction workers were injured.
Overland Park Police, SWAT and ATF agents congregate near a home at 160th and Rosewood in Overland Park, near the scene of a double shooting at Sunrise Point Elementary School at 158th St. and Roe Ave.