Crime, courts & safety

Two injured in Interstate 435 rollover
November 26, 2018
Two people were injured when the vehicle they were riding in crashed on Interstate 435 north near Johnson Drive on Monday afternoon.
Overland Park man arrested after struggling with Shawnee officer early Sunday
November 26, 2018
An Overland Park man was arrested early Sunday morning after he tried to avoid arrest and struggled with a Shawnee officer.
Shawnee Fire Department debuts new fire truck to public
06:00 a.m., November 26, 2018 Updated 08:23 p.m.
After months of planning, designing and anticipation, the Shawnee Fire Department is debuting its newest addition to the fleet.
Early-morning crash on I-435 leaves one man injured
03:58 a.m., November 25, 2018 Updated 09:21 a.m.
A man in his late teens was transported to an area trauma center after he was involved in a single-car crash early Sunday in Shawnee. The crash was reported to police just after 3 a.m.
Child hit by car during Thanksgiving morning disturbance
November 22, 2018
Police say an 11-year-old girl was hit by a car in the Carlyle Apartments Thanksgiving morning.
Pedestrian struck by pickup truck in eastern Shawnee
07:56 p.m., November 20, 2018 Updated 10:05 a.m.
Shawnee Police are investigating after a man in his 30s was hit by a pickup truck on 75th Street near Stearns Street on Tuesday evening.
58-year-old Shawnee man injured in crash with tree and house
07:39 p.m., November 20, 2018 Updated 10:13 a.m.
Shawnee Police are investigating after a vehicle crashed into a tree and then clipped the front of a house on Tuesday evening.
Shawnee murder-suicide victim identified as former college basketball standout
06:41 p.m., November 11, 2018 Updated 11:50 p.m.
Shawnee Police are investigating after two people were found dead in an undeveloped city park early Sunday afternoon.
One person injured in Thursday evening crash
06:53 p.m., November 1, 2018 Updated 07:36 p.m.
One person was transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries after a crash Thursday evening.
Six new charges filed against Shawnee Christian school founder
October 31, 2018
More charges have been filed against a former Shawnee Christian school leader who was arrested earlier this year for child sex abuse.
Kansas City man arrested after causing two disturbances
October 30, 2018
A 28-year-old Kansas City, Missouri man was arrested by Shawnee police after he allegedly caused two disturbances and broke into a house in eastern Shawnee.
Man injured in early morning motorcycle crash
October 30, 2018
A man was transported by ambulance to an area hospital after he was found in a ditch in the Kansas Highway 7 and Shawnee Mission Parkway interchange early Tuesday.
Shawnee Fire Department trains for mass casualty crash
October 29, 2018
For three consecutive days last week, all 66 Shawnee Firefighters worked their way through a mock mass casualty crash.
Shawnee Fire Department seeks public input on strategic plan
October 26, 2018
The Shawnee Fire Department wants your input as it hits the half-way mark on its strategic plan.
Shawnee woman expected to be ‘OK’ after being run over by trash truck
12:55 p.m., October 23, 2018 Updated 03:12 a.m.
A 69-year-old Shawnee woman was rushed to an area hospital after she was run over by a trash truck in the 6500 block of Halsey Street on Tuesday morning.