Area officers graduate from law enforcement center

Several area law enforcement officers graduated recently from the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center.

The new officers were members of the 230th basic training class at the center, which is located near Hutchinson, Kan. It is a division of the University of Kansas Continuing Education.

The graduates began training June 2 and graduated Sept. 12. Lenexa Police Department Chief Tom Hongslo congratulated 55 officers from throughout Kansas on their graduation at ceremonies in September.

New graduates from law enforcement agencies in Wyandotte County included:

• From the University of Kansas Medical Center Police Department: Rachel Lopez, patrol officer, Kansas City, Kan.
• From the Kansas City, Kan., Public Schools Police Department: Orlando Singleton, patrol officer, Kansas City, Kan.; Anthony Witt, patrol officer, Kansas City, Kan.
• From the Wyandotte County Sheriff’s Department: Scott Wood, deputy, Kansas City, Kan.; Mark Zahnter, deputy, Kansas City, Kan.

Temperatures may climb to 72 today

Rain moved through Wyandotte County this morning, and the forecast for the rest of Thursday is cloudy, becoming mostly sunny, with a high of 72.

Tonight, skies will be mostly clear, with a low around 55.

Rain is not in the forecast again, at this time, until Monday night, when there is a chance of showers.

On Friday, the forecast is sunny and a high of 80; Friday night, mostly clear with a low around 57.

Saturday’s forecast is sunny and a high near 76; Saturday night, mostly clear, a low of 54.

On Sunday, look for sunny skies and a high near 79. Sunday night, it will be partly cloudy with a low of 62.

Monday’s weather will be mostly sunny with a high near 75. Monday night, there will be a 50 percent chance of showers with a low of 52.

Tuesday, the forecast calls for a 30 percent chance of showers, and a high near 62. Tuesday night, it will be partly cloudy with a low of 44.

Wednesday’s forecast is mostly sunny with a high of 62.

K-32 crash results in injuries

An accident on K-32 at 98th Street in Edwardsville at 8:18 p.m. Oct. 21 resulted in injuries, according to a Kansas Highway Patrol trooper’s report.

A 2001 Chevy Venture was northbound on 98th Street and failed to yield to a Honda Accord that was eastbound on K-32, the trooper’s report stated. The Accord then struck the Venture, according to the report.

The driver of the Venture, a 28-year-old woman from Houston, Texas, was injured and taken to a hospital in Kansas City, Kan., according to the report. The driver of the Accord, a 32-year-old woman from Edwardsville, Kan., also was injured and taken to the hospital.