Local news

Third man convicted of killing Shawnee gun store owner
December 15, 2017
A third man has been convicted in the killing of a Shawnee gun shop owner during an attempted robbery.
Shawnee author and cartoonist donates portion of book proceeds to nonprofit
December 12, 2017
Shawnee resident Jeff Chaltas recently self-published a book of one-panel cartoons.
Performing arts center opens in Shawnee movie complex
December 12, 2017
Thanks to a unique partnership between Music Theatre Kansas City and B&B Theatres, there is now a cultural arts performance venue located inside the Shawnee 18 movie complex.
Police: Woman pepper sprays McDonald’s employees
December 11, 2017
Four McDonald’s employees were pepper-sprayed by a customer on Saturday.
Shawnee Hereford House to offer Santa brunch buffet this Sunday
December 7, 2017
On Sunday, Hereford House will offer its annual Santa Brunch Buffet.
Area children invited to breakfast with Santa
December 7, 2017
Bring the Christmas magic to life and have breakfast with Santa at Monticello United Methodist Church on Saturday.
Brookdale Rosehill to hold holiday open house and blood drive
December 6, 2017
Celebrate the holidays by giving back.
103-year-old woman defies memory loss stereotypes
December 5, 2017
Dorothy Plummer loves to dance, play tennis and socialize.
KCMO woman killed in Monday morning crash with utility pole, tree
05:39 a.m., December 4, 2017 Updated 12:14 a.m.
Shawnee Police are investigating after one person was found dead in a front yard after a crash near 75th Street and Westgate Lane.
Who killed JFK?: Shawnee historian seeks truth behind assassination
December 1, 2017
Meet Casey Quinlan, a well-known JFK assassination researcher based out of Shawnee.
Enjoy retro holiday fun at the Johnson County Museum
November 30, 2017
Celebrate the holidays 1950s-style during a special event being planned at the Johnson County Museum.
Ring in the holidays with ‘Christkindlmarkt’
November 30, 2017
You’re invited to celebrate the Christmas season at ‘Christkindlmarkt,’ the city of Shawnee’s holiday extravaganza.
Face to Face: Josh Kiene
November 28, 2017
Meet Josh Kiene, a third-generation dentist at a Shawnee dental office.
New thrift store celebrates grand opening this week
November 28, 2017
City Union Mission will open its largest thrift store in Shawnee on Thursday.
Former Kansas City Chiefs player arrested early Saturday
02:38 p.m., November 25, 2017 Updated 04:06 p.m.
Shawnee Police arrested a former Kansas City Chiefs tight end early Saturday morning following a reported domestic disturbance at his Shawnee home.