Olathe sex store robber arrested after car chase into KCK

A man who allegedly robbed an Olathe sex shop at gunpoint Saturday, Nov. 30, was arrested in Knasas City, Kan., after hitting several vehicles during a high-speed 30-minute chase.

Olathe police said the man, wearing a gray hoodie, robbed Cirilla’s Adult Store at 1848 E. Santa Fe at 12:45 p.m. He then fled in a black Hyundai with temporary tags. Olathe police officer pursued the man and then the Kansas Highway Patrol’s chopper joined the chase at Interstate 435 and Midland Drive. Continue reading

435-Quivira bridge to close May 17-20 for construction work

From the Kansas Department of Transportation: Bridge overlay work on the Quivira Road bridge over I-435 will close the southbound lanes of Quivira Road at I-435 at 10 p.m. Friday, May 17, with the road reopening to unrestricted traffic at 5 a.m. Monday, May 20.

In addition, the left two lanes of eastbound I-435 at Quivira Road will be closed for bridge painting work beginning at 9 p.m. Friday, May 17, reopening to unrestricted traffic at 5 a.m. Monday, May 20.

This work had been scheduled for May 10 to 13 but was delayed due to weather conditions. The scheduled May 17 to 20 closure will take place if the weather permits.

 

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