August 29, 2015

Sheriff’s officer charged in Gardner stand-off

Danedri Thompson

A Johnson County Sheriff’s deputy was charged today following a stand-off in the St. Johns Trace subdivision on Dec. 5.

Ethan Moss

Ethan MossJohns Trace subdivision on Dec. 5.

Ethan Moss, 40, was charged with aggravated assault, criminal restraint …

Bus accident in Edgerton injures three

Danedri Thompson

U.S. 56 Highway is closed near Four Corners Road in Edgerton after a school bus accident this afternoon.

Johnson County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to an accident involving three vehicles and a school bus at approximately 4 p.m. …

Edgerton standoff ends peacefully

Mark Taylor
Johnson County Sheriff’s deputies were called to a home in Edgerton at 6:30 p.m. on April 10 on a report of a suicidal person.
The incident took place in the 19800 block of Edgerton Road.
According to …

County employees deployed to Alabama for disaster relief

Two Johnson County employees have been deployed for up to two weeks to assist in recovery efforts in the aftermath of deadly tornadoes in Alabama.

Tom Erickson, public information officer for the Sheriff’s Office, and Adam Crowe, assistant

Tom Erickson,

Texting while driving now banned

Amy Cunningham

The texting while driving law may have taken effect on Jan. 1, but local law

Graphic by Danedri Thompson

enforcement agencies patrolling Gardner, Edgerton and Spring Hill streets have yet to write a ticket for it.

Deputy …

Updated: Two killed in traffic accident in Gardner

Amy Cunningham

A horrific head-on collision between a truck and car on the U.S. 56 Highway overpass at the intersection of New Century Parkway took the lives of two people on Wednesday evening.

Hannah Apperson

The accident happened …