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Kansas City public school officials Thursday denounced the U.S. News and World Report 2017 list of best high schools when its prize school, Lincoln College Preparatory Academy, did not make the cut.
This time, the University of Kansas Health System turned down his return to the operating room because it's too high risk, Chapman said.
First it was Kansas City. Then Des Moines. Then St. Louis and Houston. Then 115 - soon to 116 - cities in all. A modest proposal in 2012, made by two entrepreneurship experts at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, now bears business fruit from ...
The Kansas City Zoo will get touchy-feely with a planned exhibit that will allow visitors to pet stingrays and sharks. Even feed them.
Kansas City's downtown streetcar will celebrate its first birthday May 6 with a party, games, food trucks and cake at Union Station.
First, the good news: Missouri will likely be fully funding our public K-12 schools for the first time ever next year. This was a bipartisan effort - the work of 10 Republicans and nine Democrats in the Senate - in defiance of Republican leadership ...
University of Missouri System schools on Thursday proposed raising base tuition and required fees by 2.1 percent for in-state undergraduate residents for the ...
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Thursday accused four companies with operations in Kansas of running an illegal payday lending operation, marking another investigation into an industry with an ongoing and sizable presence in Kansas City.
U.S. Secretary of agriculture Sonny Perdue touted President Donald Trump's deal-making ability during a Thursday visit to Kansas City less than 24 hours after the White House announced plans to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement.
At the same time, the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority announced a one-year pilot program offering a similar ride-on-demand feature.
When Carlos Valenciano joined Kansas City municipal government more than half a century ago, Ilus Davis was mayor. Valenciano and other operators processed data using punch cards and a giant, refrigerator-sized IBM tabulating machine on the third ...
All that remains between the University of Missouri-Kansas City's new downtown arts campus and the state funding needed to build it is the signature of Gov.
Two people who died of carbon monoxide poisoning Sunday were sitting in a vehicle with a faulty exhaust system, according to Kansas City, Kan., police. An investigation into the deaths of Carolyn K. Williams-Cottier, 26, of Kansas City, Kan., and Trevor B.
A bipartisan group of state senators bucked GOP leaders Tuesday to fully fund Missouri's K-12 public schools for the first time in history.
Kansas City police had four people in custody after one of them allegedly threatened a Hickman Mills student with a handgun on facebook Live.
If impatience might be sensed in some swing-voting suburbs, at least in small-town USA, "Trump voters are not backing away," he said.
Four defendants were sentenced in a large-scale fraud conspiracy that involved falsely claiming to be employees of North Kansas City-based Cerner.
The more I heard about the National White Privilege Conference coming to Kansas City, the more I thought, "What a good idea.
A man suspected in the shooting death of Tabitha Newbill was found dead Sunday in Kansas City from a self-inflicted gunshot, police said.
An audit of the Leavenworth Detention Center shows problems with understaffing, security and attempts to hide "triple-bunking" practices from inspectors, according to a Department of Justice report released Tuesday.
Gov. Sam Brownback is preparing to hold a Reunion for people from his past political lives, but the Kansas Republican has denied the event is a farewell gathering.
Courage is a pair of brown eyes. They belong to Michelle Melland, a 50-year-old wife and mom of twin teenage girls who, since she began typing away last spring as a book reviewer, is all but certain to rank as special among writers.
Kansas City, MO. - Dozens of clowns from across the country and some from different parts of the world are in Kansas City this week. The convention, put together by the Clowns of America International, is underway at the Hilton Kansas City airport.
Two area charter schools got a hefty infusion of cash this week from area philanthropists who have pledged to help improve public education in Kansas City over the next 10 years. SchoolSmartKC, a new collaboration funded by the Kauffman Foundation, the ...
Kansas City, MO. -- The party bus that shooting victims were riding in last Saturday isn't allowed to operate according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety ...
Kansas City's licensed taxi business is about to all but disappear. But not its taxis. On Monday, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens signed a law pushed by ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft.
Google Fiber reportedly is in line to expand into Louisville, Ky., with an announcement coming as early as Wednesday. Unlike past cities - Google Fiber first launched its ultra-high-speed internet service in Kansas City in 2012 - the broadband ...
With the 27th pick in the 2017 DBN Community NFL Mock Draft, the Kansas City Chiefs select... Pat Mahomes, QB, Texas Tech. The selection and write-up were made by The Beast Mode: The Chiefs run to the podium to select one of the most dynamic and ...
A federal judge revoked the U.S. citizenship of a man who prosecutors say ran a communications hub for an Egyptian terrorist group out of his Northern California apartment, authorities said.
Manchester City's Lucy Bronze topped the voting for women's player of the year for the second time and Birmingham's Jess Carter won the young player accolade.
gun store burglaries nationwide are on the rise. But Ron Quick isn't too worried. For him, concrete barricades and security cameras - among other things - are enough to protect his business.
One adult and one infant were injured Sunday afternoon when a two-alarm fire engulfed a building at the Cloverleaf Apartments in south Kansas City. The extent of the injuries was not immediately available. A radio dispatch indicated 50 people were ...
After a five-hour standoff, police on Sunday arrested the Kansas City, Kan., man accused of killing Casey Eaton, the sister of a 10-year-old girl kidnapped and slain 18 years ago.
President Donald Trump should be looking for help. Nearly 100 days after taking office, hundreds of federal executive jobs remain unfilled.
Two people were shot and a third person was assaulted aboard a party bus late Saturday in Kansas City. One of the gunshot victims was in critical condition, and the other one was in serious condition.
Two people were found dead Sunday morning in a parking lot across the street from the Legends Outlets shopping center in Kansas City, Kan. The bodies were found about midmorning in the parking lot of the Wal-Mart store in the 10900 block of Parallel ...
police identified the man who died at a hospital Sunday morning after being shot during a disturbance in Kansas City as 23-year-old Austin Cupp.
One of more than 100 Earth Day rallies and marches across the nation, the Kansas City demonstration included speeches from local physicians, a stem-cell researcher, educators and other science advocates out to raise awareness of - and government ...
Sgt. Jennifer Ciaccia (chahch) tells that police haven't verified any slayings besides the one Sunday afternoon in the city's Glenville neighborhood. The video of the killing was posted on facebook for about three hours before it was removed.
Jackson County jail inmate ReGina R. Thurman displayed classic symptoms of someone whose main blood vessel, the aorta, was about to burst.
Kansas City police are at a standoff with a man who is suspected of shooting a man in the stomach near Nicholson and Prospect avenues this afternoon.
Kansas City, MO. - It's now official: Tyler Skaggs loves Kauffman Stadium. Before the Angels' lefty pitched against the Kansas City Royals on Sunday, he said he had good feelings about this ballpark because it's where he pitched a gem in his return ...
Kansas City, MO. (AP) - A suburban Kansas City teacher is accused of sexual misconduct a dozen years ago with a male who was a teenager at the time.





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