Lee's Summit, Missouri

Lee's Summit Police Dept. and Lee's Summit R-7 School District
Marc LaVoie
March 02, 2018 - 9:48 am
Prosecutors say they have filed felony charges against four teenagers who allegedly brought loaded firearms onto the campus of Lee's Summit High School. Among the guns allegedly carried onto school grounds was an AR-15 rifle. The four are identified as Landon Mikle, 18; Tynan B. Mullen, 18; Tanner...
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Downtown Lee's Summit
Jim Cunningham
October 16, 2017 - 5:20 pm
A recently-published survey lists three cities in our region among the best cities in the U.S. in which to live. According to 24/7WallStreet.com Lawrence is ranked 33rd, Olathe is 23rd and Lee's Summit is 19th in the 50 Best Cities list. The survey is published in USA Today. "We've been on lists...
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Matt Evans / KMBC
September 29, 2017 - 12:04 pm
Update 1430 29sept17 The student who committed suicide at Lee's Summit North High School has been identified as 17-year-old Gemesha A. Thomas, according to Lee's Summit police. ************** Lee's Summit, MO - Police confirmed that a student at Lee's Summit North High committed suicide on campus...
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September 20, 2017 - 5:56 pm
Kansas City, MO - The Kansas City Police Department says a person of interest has been taken into custody in connection with the murder of a Lee's Summit Police Officer. Officer Thomas Orr was shot and killed at a gathering at Californo's Restaurant in Westport last month. Police say he was caught...
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August 23, 2017 - 10:56 am
Investigators have expressed frustration in the lack of leads in the case, as approximately 200 people were at the restaurant at the time, but have only spoken to less than a handful. The shooter remains on the loose.
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August 21, 2017 - 7:42 am
Kansas City, MO - A man shot to death in front of about 200 diners at a Westport restaurant Sunday evening was a Lee's Summit police officer. The Lee's Summit officer's date was also shot, reportedly in the arm. The victim is Thomas Orr, 30, a school resource officer at Campbell Middle School,...
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