Local news

24 vehicles broken into in JoCo over the weekend
04:54 a.m., June 26, 2017 Updated 05:34 p.m.
Shawnee Police are investigating after at least 14 vehicles were broken into over the weekend. Most of the damaged vehicles were in parking lots outside hotels and a fitness center.
KCK man killed in Interstate 435 crash
03:43 p.m., June 23, 2017 Updated 09:10 a.m.
Troopers are investigating a crash which killed an Kansas City, Kan. man early Friday afternoon in Shawnee.
Police asking for help identifying man from May disturbance
07:01 p.m., June 22, 2017 Updated 03:06 p.m.
Shawnee Police are asking for the public’s help identifying a man who allegedly pointed a gun at several people during an argument in the early morning hours of May 28.
Jammin’ on the green with the Kansas City Ukesters
June 21, 2017
Every year, the Kansas City Ukesters make it their business to enlighten the community on the high merits of its sound.
Like mother, like daughter
June 21, 2017
Shawnee mom and daughter acting duo take the stage in “Crazy for You” at Theatre in the Park this weekend.
Hotel nears completion of $4.5 million dollar renovation
June 21, 2017
Hampton Inn Kansas City/Shawnee, 16555 Midland Drive, recently announced it is near completion of its $4.5 million dollar renovation.
Shawnee businesses honored at awards ceremony
June 21, 2017
Last week, several businesses were honored at the Shawnee Economic Development Council’s Business Appreciation luncheon.
Police investigating overnight business burglaries
June 20, 2017
Shawnee Police say they are investigating after two businesses were broken into early Tuesday.
Gun fired during east Shawnee argument
June 18, 2017
Shawnee Police say they are investigating after a man fired a gun during an argument early Saturday afternoon.
Clean up begins after overnight storms
09:34 a.m., June 17, 2017 Updated 10:06 a.m.
Overnight storms knocked out electricity to more than 5,000 in Shawnee.
Girls Scouts swarm to Bayer’s ‘Feed a Bee’
Shawnee campus welcomes 50 kids for inaugural event
June 13, 2017
On a gorgeous sunny Saturday morning, dozens of Kansas City area Girl Scouts met up at the Bayer Animal Health North America headquarters to plant a pollinator patch.
Cooling system vs. A/C: What’s the difference?
June 13, 2017
Did you know that 40 percent of engine failures are caused by cooling system issues?
Fried chicken dinner with storytelling held on June 21
June 13, 2017
You’re invited to feast on a fried chicken dinner, just like Grandma used to make in the 1920s, and enjoy a story at the same time.
Shawnee Police release ‘Click it or Ticket’ results
June 13, 2017
Shawnee Police Department officers participated in the 2017 Click it or Ticket campaign.
Affordable fashion flies off racks at ‘My Best Friend’s Closet’
June 13, 2017
My Best Friend’s Closet has become a popular boutique in Shawnee.