Crime, courts & safety

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.
Shawnee man killed by vehicle backing up
03:29 p.m., October 22, 2018 Updated 03:01 a.m.
The Shawnee Police Department’s Traffic Safety Unit is investigating after a Shawnee man was hit and killed by a vehicle that was backing up on Monday morning.
Heating pad blamed for Friday evening fire
October 13, 2018
Shawnee Fire investigators say a heating pad which was left on with no one home caused damage to a northern Shawnee home on Friday evening.
Shawnee man injured in car versus tree on Blackfish Parkway
October 11, 2018
A 24-year-old Shawnee man crashed a Chevrolet Corvette into a tree on Blackfish Parkway near Park Street on Wednesday afternoon.
Arrest warrant issued following three attempted sexual assaults
03:18 p.m., October 1, 2018 Updated 03:53 p.m.
An arrest warrant has been issued for William Louis Elliot, an 18-year-old. The warrant, issued in the Johnson County District Court, is for aggravated burglary and aggravated sexual battery.
Overland Park man injured in I-435 rollover
September 30, 2018
A 26-year-old Overland Park man was injured when his vehicle rolled multiple times on northbound Interstate 435 late Saturday evening.
Former Shawnee city councilman arrested, charged with unlawful sexual relations
September 27, 2018
Justin Adrian was arrested on Tuesday afternoon.
Shots fired into the air when resident confronts auto burglars
September 24, 2018
Shawnee Police confirm a suspect fired a gun into the air during an incident early Monday morning near 67th Street and Quivira Road.

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