Local news

Woman arrested following early-morning disturbance at Walmart
07:16 a.m., December 3, 2016 Updated 07:43 a.m.
Shawnee Police say they arrested a woman following a struggle at the Walmart in western Shawnee.
Red Cross assisting 32 displaced by Lenexa apartment fire
December 2, 2016
Shawnee firefighters were called to assist the Lenexa Fire Department with an apartment building fire on Friday afternoon.
City of Shawnee ready to celebrate ‘Christmas Around Town’ Saturday
December 2, 2016
Help ring in the holiday season by joining your friends and neighbors Saturday at Christmas Around Town. The free event kicks off at 4:30 p.m. in the Shawnee City Hall parking lot, 11110 Johnson Drive.
Santa Claus making way to Country Club Bank in western Shawnee
December 2, 2016
Country Club Bank will ring in the holiday season by welcoming back Santa to its Shawnee Financial Center from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday.
End of an era: Operation Wildlife set to close in Shawnee this year
December 1, 2016
Operation Wildlife receiving center is closing in Shawnee at the end of this month.
Shawnee woman confronts would be package thief
November 28, 2016
A Shawnee woman says she witnessed a package being taken from her sister’s front porch on Saturday morning. She confronted the woman, retrieved the package and then called police.
TV chef spices up Shawnee business
Tyler Florence partners with Vita Craft to create new cookware line
November 27, 2016
Tyler Florence partners with Vita Craft to create new cookware line.
Road rage’ incident leads to arrest on I-435
November 27, 2016
A 23-year-old Missouri man was arrested Wednesday after allegedly pointing a gun at another driver on Interstate 435 in Shawnee.
Police investigating overnight burglaries
November 24, 2016
Shawnee Police are investigating after two businesses were burglarized early this morning.
Shawnee celebrates Small Business Saturday
November 23, 2016
Nov. 26 is Small Business Saturday in Shawnee.
OWL holds big sale
November 22, 2016
Operation Wildlife Receiving Center, 11218 W 75th St., is having a closing sale from now until Dec. 31.
Complete remodeling history of Shawnee homes available online
November 22, 2016
Shawnee residents can now access information on every single remodeling and construction project that has taken place in the city during the past 10 years through BuildZoom’s Permit Mapping project.
Shawnee lands on top digital cities list for ‘16
November 22, 2016
The Center for Digital Government (CDG) announced the winners of the 2016 Digital Cities Survey.
Donations being accepted for Mayor’s Christmas Tree Fund
November 22, 2016
The city of Shawnee is asking residents to consider pledging support to the Mayor’s Christmas Tree Fund.
Blood drive is Monday
November 15, 2016
St. Joseph Catholic Church, in conjunction with Community Blood Center, will host a blood drive from 1-7 p.m. Monday at the Knights of Columbus Hall.