Overland Park Crime
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Recent Crime News
Thursday Dec 18 | via The Wichita Eagle
Moments after he was ruled mentally competent Thursday to stand trial, the man accused in an Overland Park killing rampage learned that he will face a possible death sentence if convicted. Miller, who has said he was targeting Jewish people in the shooting spree that took the lives of three non-Jews, including a 14-year-old boy, is believed to be the oldest person to face a potential death penalty in Kansas. Comment?
Sunday Dec 14 | via The Times of Israel
The Eagle Scout troop of the teen shot to death last year at a suburban Kansas City JCC completed his project to collect food for needy mothers and children. On Saturday, the scouts in Troop 92 canvassed the neighborhood as part of Reat Underwood's project to collect food and other staples for Operation Breakthrough, a local early childhood education center, the Kansas City Star reported Sunday. Comment?
Friday Dec 5 | via Canada.com
Paramedics work outside the Ecole Polytechnique after gunman Marc Lepine opened fire at the school in Montreal on Dec. 6, 1989. Twenty-five years ago, Marc Lepine went on a 20-minute shooting rampage that eventually sparked a national gun-control debate that continues until this day. Comment?
Friday Dec 5 | via Canada.com
Serious about chocloate? It's is all in the bean according to longtime chocolatiers Richard Foley and Wade Pugh who recently opened ChocXO in Richmond. Their artisan chocolate is created from South American cocoa beans using a state-of-the-art production process. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 3 | via The Wichita Eagle
Two people were injured, one critically, in an officer-involved shooting in Overland Park just before 4 p.m. Wednesday. Overland Park police said members of the U.S. Marshal Service's fugitive apprehension team were attempting to take a suspect into custody when the incident occurred in a parking lot near 105th Street and Metcalf Avenue. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 3 | via KCTV5
The family of a teen targeted in a devastating hit-and-run is calling it a hate crime. The teen who had critical injuries after the crash has died. Comment?
Thursday Nov 27 | via WCAX-TV Burlington
Despite positive economic signs, holiday shoppers will only spend if they get ... Millions of Americans are expected to head to the stores for holiday gift shopping on Thanksgiving in what's quickly becoming a new holiday tradition. Millions of Americans are expected to head to the stores for holiday gift shopping on Thanksgiving in what's quickly becoming a new holiday tradition. Comment?
Nov 20, 2014 | via Kansas City Jewish Chronicle
Mindy Corporon discusses events planned to commemorate the first anniversary of the April 13 tragedy, where her son, Reat Griffin Underwood, and her father, Dr. William Corporon, were killed in the parking lot of the Jewish Community Campus. Terri LaManno was also killed that afternoon in the parking lot of Village Shalom. Comment?
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