Crime and law enforcement

Police: Man shot out outside Kansas mall knew gunmen
June 29, 2015
Authorities say a man knew the two gunmen who shot at him outside an Overland Park mall.
Bonner police investigate aggravated robbery
June 24, 2015
Bonner Springs police are investigating an armed robbery of a vehicle Tuesday in the 600 block of Silverheel Drive.
Kansas man charged with molestation arrested in California
June 18, 2015
Police say a suburban Kansas City music instructor charged with child molestation has been arrested in California.
Edwardsville ‘halfway house’ residents relocate
June 17, 2015
Chief Mark Mathies of the Edwardsville Police Department Wednesday reported that individuals with sex-related offenses are no longer living in a house in an Edwardsville neighborhood.
Edwardsville police recover missing Airstream
June 16, 2015
Edwardsville Police Department reported today that officers discovered a 1962 Airstream trailer stolen from Kansas City, Kan., based on a tip from a resident.
Body of missing Bonner Springs man found in Leavenworth County
June 5, 2015
The Leavenworth County Sheriff’s reports it located the body of a man reported missing from Bonner Springs yesterday.
Bonner police seek help locating missing resident
June 4, 2015
Bonner Springs Police are asking for the public’s help locating a local resident, Michael Amayo, who has been missing since Saturday.
Police arrest suspects in Tuesday morning armed robbery following chase
June 2, 2015
A high speed pursuit that began in Kansas City, Kansas, continued through Shawnee and ended in Bonner Springs Tuesday afternoon involved the suspects from a earlier armed robbery in Shawnee, police say.
Suspect in homicide case takes authorities on vehicle chase that ends in Basehor
May 28, 2015
Lawrence police on Wednesday afternoon arrested a suspect in connection with a fatal stabbing Monday in Lawrence.
Basehor recognizes police officers, public works employee who helped arrest sex offender
May 20, 2015
The Basehor City Council Monday recognized several members of the Basehor Police Department as well as a public works employee for their outstanding efforts in uncovering a crime that occurred in Basehor late last year.
Edwardsville councilman accused of making racist statements
May 12, 2015
A newly elected Edwardsville City Council member is being investigated after a teen says he made threats and called her racial slurs in a May 3 incident in Bonner Springs.
Bonner Police to mark Police Memorial Week with ceremony
May 12, 2015
In honor of National Police Memorial Week this week, the Bonner Springs Police Department will hold its annual police memorial ceremony at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Kelly Murphy Memorial Park, 129 Elm St., Bonner Springs.
Bonner schools look to increase building emergency options
April 8, 2015
Bonner Springs-Edwardsville USD 204 schools are looking to add another layer of preparation in the case of an emergency.
New Bonner police chief focused on creating succession plan
April 1, 2015
New Bonner Springs Police Chief Mark Zaretski may have many goals for the police department, but he is being careful to focus on what is achievable for now.
Lenexa man suspected of injuring kids, damaging cars
March 24, 2015
Police in Lenexa say a man has been arrested on suspicion of injuring three children, damaging vehicles and threatening people with what turned out to be a pellet gun.