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  1. Police: Man with knife shot by officers in Wyandotte CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    ... Lt. Kelli Bailiff said that police were called to a Dollar Tree store around 1:30 p.m. Thursday and a Westwood police officer confronted a man down the street from the store. Bailiff said that police ordered the man to drop his knife, but he ...

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  2. Corinth's Sole Patch Men's Shop plans new location in NorthWood centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Prairie Village Post

    Men in the northern part of northeast Johnson County will soon have a new, convenient location to get a quality haircut. Sole Patch Men's Shop, which opened its original location in Prairie Village's Corinth Square in 2007, has signed on to open a second location in the freshly renovated NorthWood Shopping Center in Kansas City, Kan., part of the 47th Street Corridor renovation in which Westwood and Roeland Park officials have been heavily involved.

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  3. Robbery suspect carrying knife shot, seriously wounded by Wyandotte County deputyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Capital-Journal

    Wyandotte County authorities say a suspect in a robbery with a large knife was shot by a sheriff's deputy, resulting in injuries described as life-threatening. Lt. Kelli Bailiff said that police were called to a Dollar Tree store around 1:30 p.m. Thursday and a Westwood police officer confronted a man down the street from the store.

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  4. Attempted robbery ends with officer-involved shooting in KCKRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KMBC-TV

    ... ALL STARTED AROUND 1:31 OFFICERS WERE ALERTED TO THE ROBBERY ON COUNTY LINE ROAD. A WYANDOTTE COUNTY OFFICER AND A WESTWOOD POLICE OFFICER SPOTTED HIM A COUPLE BLOCKS AWAY. ACCORDING TO THE SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT, THEY TRIED TO SUBDUE THE SUSPECT WITH ...

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  5. Police tase, shoot man fleeing from scene of Dollar Tree robbery at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Prairie Village Post

    ... of a robbery of the Dollar Tree General Store at 520 County Line Rd., just a block from the border of Roeland Park, Westwood and Kansas City, Kan., was taken to the hospital in critical condition after a Wyandotte County Sheriff's Deputy shot him ...

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  6. New Westwood walking trail from Rainbow to State Line among possibilities in Woodside developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Prairire Village Post

    A 50-foot wide easement for a major gas line could turn into a heavily landscaped walking trail in Westwood if the Woodside Village developer can get the permission of both the gas utility and neighboring properties to the east. The 50-foot strips runs along the south edge of the development that received final site approval from the Westwood Planning Commission this week.

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  7. Woodside Village development gets site plan approval for southern...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Prairie Village Post

    The plan for the southern section of the Woodside Village development at 47th Place and Rainbow Blvd. got its approval from the Westwood Planning Commission this week. A change to the public financing support will be the next hurdle for the development.

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  8. Woman fights off attacker in Mission Hy-Vee parking lot; suspect...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Prairire Village Post

    ... cutors are still looking at attempted abduction charges. Police were called to the scene at 7:24 p.m. Officers from Westwood, Olathe, Fairway, Roeland Park and Merriam assisted Mission police in the search.

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  9. Northeast Johnson County morning roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Prairie Village Post

    ... to head the Election Assistance Commission in Washington, D.C. Metsker was the long-time leader of YouthFront, the Westwood-based faith organization founded by his father. His wife Susan served on the Shawnee Mission Board of Education before ...

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  10. Late filings set up contests in Mission, Prairie Village, Westwood spring municipal electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Prairie Village Post

    Last minute filings today for city council seats set up races in Westwood, Prairie Village and Mission. Westwood also will have a contest for mayor.

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  11. Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken, 1889 Pizza Napoletana coming...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Prairie Village Post

    The revitalization of the 47th Street corridor that runs between Westwood and Kansas City, Kan., will get a significant boost in the coming weeks as two anticipated restaurants move into the NorthWood Shopping Center . Memphis-based Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken is set to open its first Kansas City-area location in the strip mall sometime in February .

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  12. Shawnee Mission district pursuing purchase of Entercom property for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Prairire Village Post

    The Shawnee Mission School District has made an offer to purchase the eight-acre Entercom property across the street from Westwood View Elementary School. "The school district has been in conversation with representatives of the owners of the Entercom property, however, a formal agreement has not yet been reached," said district spokesperson Leigh Anne Neal.

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  13. A ramen revolution, a reincarnated Golden Ox and the rest of the top restaurant stories of 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | The Pitch

    ... room. What about the restaurants that really closed for good in 2015? To name a few: Sutera's Italian Restaurant in Westwood, the Thai Place in Westport, Saigon 39 on 39th Street, Morton's Grille on the Country Club Plaza (after a nine-month run), ...

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  14. Northeast Johnson County cities looking to bring on mental health expert to assist in police callsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Prairie Village Post

    Seven northeast Johnson County law enforcement agencies are collaborating on a program that would bring a full-time mental health professional on board to assist with police calls where mental health issues or substance abuse appear to be exacerbating the situation. Prairie Village Police Chief Tim Schwartzkopf told the city council on Monday that his department was in talks with Leawood, Mission, Merriam, Fairway, Westwood and Roeland Park about how to split the cost for a new mental health co-responder among the departments.

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  15. Second phase of Woodside Village shows some changes; final plans expected in one weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Prairie Village Post

    The Westwood Planning Commission Monday saw a slightly amended site plan for the second phase of the Woodside Village project, including changes that will add more parking spaces and move the garage farther away from a residential area to the south. The Woodside project, years in the planning and negotiations with the city, already is under construction on the north side of 47th Place along Rainbow Blvd. Developer Blair Tanner told the planning commission that the expansion and renovation of the Woodside Health and Tennis Club is scheduled to start later this spring and take 12 months to complete.

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  16. No contested seats in Mission, Prairie Village, Westwood council elections so farRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | Prairie Village Post

    The filing deadline for city council elections in Mission, Prairie Village and Westwood is a week from Tuesday, and to date, according to the latest information available via the Election Office, not a single seat is set to have a contested election. In Prairie Village, incumbents Ruth Hopkins, Andrew Wang and Brooke Morehead have all filed for reelection.

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  17. Appraiser's Office crews starting exterior photo project in NEJCRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | Prairie Village Post

    ... s Jan. 8, and are starting in the northeast Johnson County cities of Mission, Roeland Park, Fairway, Mission Hills, Westwood, Westwood Hills and Mission Woods, as well as the far west portion of Merriam.

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  18. Woodside Village development asking for changes to financing plans for second phase of projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 | Prairie Village Post

    In the face of escalating costs for completing the multi-phase Woodside Village project in Westwood, the developer is asking for some changes to the agreement with the city on the public financing of the project. The project already is under vertical construction on the first phase, which will bring new apartments, restaurants and retail to the north side of 47th Place along Rainbow Blvd. The north side of the project also includes an expansion and renovation of the Woodside Health and Tennis Club.

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  19. Former Westood city councilor Jim Donovan starts petition drive to get on ballot for Westwood mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 8 | Prairire Village Post

    Jim Donovan, who previously served on the Westwood City Council, has started a petition drive to get his name on the ballot as a candidate for mayor in the coming election. "One way to place my name on the ballot is to do so via a voter petition drive," said Donovan.

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  20. 2016 brings April elections in Prairie Village, Mission, Westwood;...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Prairire Village Post

    ... of the Kansas Legislature and council seats in three northeast Johnson County cities. Mission, Prairie Village and Westwood are the three cities that will hold April 5 elections. Mission will have four council seats open. Nobody has filed for office ...

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