Archive for May 2014

KCKCC’s Blue Devil 5K is a success

Kids participated in the 2014 Blue Devil 5K and Kids Trot recently. (KCKCC photo)

by Kelly Rogge
Exercise was the name of the game during the 2014 Blue Devil 5K and Kids Trot.
The event, which is in its 10th year, was May 3 on the Kansas City Kansas Community College campus.  Eighty participants crossed the finish line.
“This year’s Blue Devil 5k and Kids Trot went awesome,” said Joe Mundt, trainer at the KCKCC Wellness and Fitness Center. “It is great to see the community come out and support our event. Participants really enjoyed the great weather and watching the kids do their races after the 5k was done.”
The goal of the annual event is to get the community more active. The winners were the husband and wife pair of Matt Greer, 18 minutes and 8 second and Angela Greer, 22 minutes and 37 seconds. They both also won last year. Awards were also given to the top finishers in each category. Following the 5K race, children had the opportunity to participate in the Kids Trot. There was also a pancake breakfast in Lower Jewell.
“Our KCKCC Wellness Center staff does a great job every year putting this event on. From setting up the course to helping participants get their bib numbers and timing chips on before the race, our staff does it all,” Mundt said. “The participant’s excitement leading up to the event helps to motivate us to make this event even better each year.”
Donations for the Blue Devil 5K Run/Walk were received from the Midwest Regional Credit Union, Sam’s Club and the KCKCC Bookstore.
For more information about the Blue Devil 5K or the KCKCC Wellness and Fitness Center, call 913-288-7370.

The 2014 Blue Devil 5K and Kids Trot got the community involved in running events. (KCKCC photo)


Woman injured at I-435 and I-70

An injury-accident was reported on Wednesday, May 7, on I-435 northbound just north of I-70 in Kansas City, Kan.

The Kansas Highway Patrol reported that a Ford Fusion and a Ford Crown Victoria were northbound on I-435 about 8:35 a.m., when the Fusion struck the Crown Victoria and then the barrier wall.

A 32-year-old woman from Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., driving the Fusion was injured and taken to a hospital, according to the report.

A 53-year-old Kansas City, Mo., man driving the Crown Victoria was not injured, the report stated.

A 57-year-old New Orleans, La., man who was riding in the Crown Victoria had a possible injury, according to the report.


Kansas City, Kan., police reports

April 8
Theft, auto, 1400 block of North 132nd Street, Honda Accord, $1,600 value.

April 6
Burglary to auto, 2800 block of North 100th, toolbox, tools, power tools, $1,100 value.
Burglary, criminal damage, 200 block of North 21st, two tires, windshield, door, $350 value.

April 5
Theft, 1400 block of North 38th, Dodge Stratus, $1,500 value.
Criminal damage, 7400 block of Leavenworth Road, yard, $500 value.

April 4
Theft, 1200 block of Scott, two Honda CRFs, $1,000 value.
Theft, 4500 block of Wood, Plymouth van, $5,000 van.
Burglary, criminal damage, 7300 block of State, door, TV, $750 value.
Burglary, criminal damage, 2000 block of Washington, window, cell phone, $125 value.
Burglary, 400 block of Troup, necklace, $200 value.

April 3
Theft, 600 block of Ann, Chrysler 300, $12,000 value.

April 2
Theft, 4300 block of Mission Road, Toyota Corolla, $1,500 value.

April 1
Theft, 3100 block of State, 5 items, hair product, $2.25 value.
Theft, 8500 block of Rowland, currency, $4,000 value.

March 26
Theft, criminal damage, 1900 block of North 77th, four car tires, tag. $510 value.

Feb. 6
Identity theft, 7600 block of State.

Jan. 1, 2013
Identity fraud, 600 block of South 71st Terrace.