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Clay Chastain and his gondolas are back. The indefatigable petition driver who no longer lives in Kansas City is once again proposing a system of gondolas for Kansas City, this time from Barney Allis Plaza downtown to Penn Valley Community College. Chastain previously wanted to close all the roads in ...

Kansas City, Kan., police have released the name of a 48-year-old man who was shot and killed Saturday in what detectives are investigating as a homicide. Jarrod O'Donnell, of Kansas City, Kan., was found shot about 11 p.m. Saturday inside a home in the 1700 block of North 127th Street. Officers had ...
Earlier Monday, the firm announced that Kansas City immigration Judge Glen R. Baker had dissolved the stay he issued last week for Syed Ahmed Jamal because he didn't think he had jurisdiction to make a decision on the matter, explained Genevra Alberti, an attorney with The Clinic, a nonprofit ...
The path to Edgemoor Infrastructure's selection as the builder of a new terminal at Kansas City International Airport opened in September, when the city first chose the company for the job. But Edgemoor's bid would have almost certainly failed had the company and the community not gone through a messy ...

Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway recently said that her state is "starting to walk toward the bridge to Kansas." She didn't mean that literally. At least one bridge from Missouri to Kansas is now closed for two years. No walking across that. But with this metaphor, Galloway, a Democrat, is right on the mark.
Kansas City, MO. -- As Kansas City's downtown continues to grow, city hall is looking for solutions to help its growing pain -- parking or the lack thereof. Just ask Rolonda Saulsberry, who works at the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance in the Crossroads. "Downtown, at least 15 years ago, was very desolate.
A Liberty man was sentenced to prison on Friday for attempting to distribute child pornography. Mark Anthony Barrett, 60, will spend eight years in a federal prison without the possibility of parole, followed by 15 years of supervised release, according to Don Ledford, a spokesman for the U.S. attorney's office ...
Body cameras raise a new set of questions about public access, open records, context and information. We're confident those questions can be addressed by cities that lack the cameras -- because other cities have figured it out. There is no reason for further delay. Overland Park, Kansas City and other ...
Last Thursday, the Kansas City Council picked Edgemoor Infrastructure & Real Estate to finance, design and build the new Kansas City International Airport terminal. Many applauded the choice, but even they will likely admit the process was chaotic and far too politicized. That's why City Hall should seize ...
Nearly a quarter of the laws passed by the Kansas Legislature last year started out as bills on entirely different subjects -- a symptom, critics say, of the lack of transparency in state government. A bill dealing with debt collection transformed into one dealing with crisis intervention centers for people with ...
Saturday morning and afternoon were pretty dry before a chance of wintry weather moved in later in the evening. A Winter Weather Advisory went into effect at 6 p.m for North Missouri. It didn't include the KC metro. Around 7:30 p.m. such an advisory was issued for parts of the metro until 3 a.m. on Sunday.
Kansas City will get some snow Saturday night and Sunday morning, just not as much as areas north of the city, according to the National Weather Service. The National weather Service in Pleasant Hill tweeted Saturday afternoon that Kansas City can expect less than an inch of snow to accumulate from 6 ...
Two trucks, a paint trailer and various tools were stolen from the Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., last week. Officials with the Speedway said Thursday they are offering a $10,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest of the person or people responsible. "I ask anyone that has any knowledge ...

On Wednesday, Judge Glen R. Baker of the Kansas City Immigration Court issued a temporary stay of removal for Jamal and set a Feb. 15 deadline for the Department of Homeland Security to respond to his attorneys' motion to re-open immigration court proceedings to address his legal status.
Mary Anne Jackson, the chief of the infectious diseases section at children's Mercy Hospital, said the Kansas City hospitals and its affiliated clinics had treated about 3,000 confirmed cases of influenza through Wednesday, a record for this time of year. And it didn't seem to be letting up. "We continue to see ...
The multi-year effort to bring a Healthy Campus to downtown Kansas City, Kan., is officially on hold -- at least until a grocery store operator is on board. The Healthy Campus -- which would combine a new YMCA, community center and grocery store -- was a signature project of former mayor Mark Holland, ...
A 21-year-old Kansas City man is accused of shooting a man at a city park Monday and leaving him in critical condition. Rathell Q. Ross is charged with assault and armed criminal action in connection with the shooting shortly after 1:30 p.m. Monday at Oak Park, near 44th Street and South Benton Avenue.
Kansas City is on the cusp of becoming the epicenter of soccer in the United States. With the opening of the National Training and Coaching Development Center, the future development of elite players, coaches and referees of all ages will be happening right here. But whether the problem with the pipeline ...
HCA Midwest Health, which owns eight hospitals in the Kansas City area, will move its headquarters from Kansas City to Overland Park after receiving an undisclosed tax incentive package from the state of Kansas. The move was announced Wednesday by the Kansas Department of commerce, which ...
1837 Procter & Gamble was founded by William Procter, a candlemaker, and James Gamble, a soap maker. The two men married sisters. 1905 The P&G plant in Kansas City, Kan., was the first outside the company's home of Cincinnati and employed 100 people. The Armourdale location at 19th Street and ...
A Kansas City woman pleaded guilty Thursday to possessing a large amount of methamphetamine uncovered during a visit by probation officers. Michelle L. Stevens, 47, was previously convicted of distributing methamphetamine, and the probation officers paid a visit to her Kansas City apartment last ...
Kansas City police and FBI agents got more than they expected while doing surveillance outside a Kansas City house on Tuesday. They were looking for bank robbery suspect Ronnie L. Scott when a car pulled into the driveway, according to documents filed in federal court. The car sat in the driveway for ...
A Kansas City man told police he was shot in the leg early Thursday while driving on Bruce Watkins Drive at Gregory Boulevard. Officers responded the victim's house in the 4900 block of Garfield Avenue just after midnight. The man's wife had called police because she thought a prowler was outside their ...
In the middle of a chilly winter, green shoots grow on Troost Avenue. Twenty-five years ago, writing that sentence would have been impossible. Troost -- the traditional Kansas City boundary separating white from black, well-to-do from poor -- seemed a hollowed-out disaster, an unfixable mixture of ...
The University of Kansas's Cessna CJ4 jet costs $1 million a year to operate. But the majority of university trips are short, under 200 miles and operating under-capacity, according to a report issued last year. The University Senate Planning and Resources Committee urged the university to sell its Cessna ...
A man charged with robbing a Bonner Springs bank Monday was arrested at Harrah's Casino where he was known as a regular customer. Timothy Karpovich, 39, of Kansas City, was charged in federal court Tuesday with holding up KCB Bank at 13010 Commercial Drive on Monday morning, according to ...
The next leader of public schools in Lawrence will likely come from the Kansas City area. Both finalists for the Lawrence Public schools superintendent's job are from Kansas City, but from different sides of the state line. The Lawrence school board on Monday announced that this week it will interview ...
A Missouri husband and wife were charged on Friday with sex crimes, accused of repeatedly raping a teen girl who lived with them. The girl, now 15, was made to perform sexual acts on Larry and Alicia Dykes of Strafford, Mo., for more than a year, according to court documents. The alleged abuse began ...
Legendary musician Billy Joel will perform at Kauffman Stadium on Friday, September 21 at 8:00 p.m. This performance will be Billy Joel's first ever stadium show in Kansas City and the first concert at The K in 39 years. Tickets will go on sale on Friday, January 26th at 10:00 a.m. CST. Presale Dates:.
CNN reported late Friday that the FBI is investigating Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens, but the governor's personal attorney has called on the cable network to retract the report. Citing information from two unnamed U.S. officials, CNN reported late Friday night that the FBI recently opened an inquiry into the ...
It's been a nuisance for Kansas City Council aides this week: fielding inquiries from Kansas Citians getting phone calls from a Jefferson City number saying that Edgemoor isn't the right company to develop a new terminal at KCI. They're the type of calls normally associated with politics. What's usually the ...
Kansas City Superintendent Mark Bedell is making his second tour of the city to hear what residents think about how the district's doing and what might need some improvement. Four community conversations are scheduled, one for each of the district's four zones -- Central, South, Northeast and East ...
Kate Spade plans to open an outlet store in the Legends Outlets Kansas City in mid-March. It is taking a 3,500-square-foot space at 1847 Village West Parkway, Suite K-127. Sorry, we have no imagery here. BESbswy. BESbswy. The Kate Spade store will offer a variety of designer apparel and accessories, ...
women's marches are planned in Lawrence on Saturday and Topeka on Sunday, around the anniversary of the Women's March on Washington last year. The Lawrence event -- Women's March 2018-Lawrence Still Marching -- begins with speakers at 1 p.m. at the South Park Gazebo at 1130 ...
Maybe we were Amazon's No. 21. Ever think of that Kansas City? Amazon released the 20 finalists for its second headquarters -- the $38 billion colossus HQ2 that's expected to bring 50,000 jobs to some lucky city -- and Kansas City missed the cut. So did San Francisco, Minneapolis and Las Vegas. In all ...
The area is near Northeast Chouteau Trafficway and Northeast Parvin Road in Kansas City, North. Arriving officers found a person with gunshot wounds. The person was rushed to the hospital. The extent of the person's injuries was not available. Officers found a second person who had died at the scene.
This weekend's third version features guests like local country stalwart Rex Hobart, who, with The Misery Boys and Rex Hobart's Honky-Tonk Standards, deserves a lot of credit for bringing honky-tonk back to the Kansas City scene. Ellis and Wyatt will be back, and local vocalist Havilah Bruders will bring to ...
Kansas City Council members, who rejected a proposed agreement with airport terminal developer Edgemoor last month, met Thursday to itemize changes they said would make the pact acceptable. The agreement, called a memorandum of understanding, is an initial document designed to lay legal and ...
Kansas City, MO. -- Two Kansas City brothers, ages 25 and 26, are charged with first degree murder related to the murder of a man whose body was found wrapped in a blanket and dumped in the grass in northeast Kansas City in August 2017. police says the Antonia Love, 25, and Miguel Love, 26, ...
Overland Park-based Freezing Moo Rolling Ice Cream plans its fourth area location with more to come. The new shop, at 13123 State Line Road, is expected to open in late January or early February. Freezing Moo features fried ice cream rolls and flavorful drinks in an entertaining atmosphere that allows ...
Kansas City, Missouri, officials will continue to be part of the planning process for a southern streetcar extension, despite a citywide vote prohibiting them from doing so. On August 4, 2017 Kansas City residents passed an ordinance, brought to the city through an initiative petition, that prohibits city officials ...
It's been a long time coming, but construction on Kansas City's new convention hotel has an official start date. Alex Tisch, vice president of Loews corporation, said Thursday that Jan. 22 is the construction start date, marking the first sign of tangible progress on the $325 million, 800-room Loews-operated ...
Many Kansas Citians were disappointed Thursday when the region did not make Amazon's list of 20 finalists for the company's massive second headquarters, known as HQ2. Not making the cut was a letdown. But Kansas Citians should not despair: The region learned a lot about itself during the process.
The National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City is preparing to display a John Singer Sargent painting depicting British soldiers ... The Kansas City Star reports that the American artist's 8-foot by 20-foot (2.4-meter by 6.1-meter) oil on canvas titled "Gassed" is so large the museum had to ...
Parsons is about 150 miles south of Kansas City. This is not the first time Harrison has made headlines for perceived racism. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette wrote last year that Harrison has a reputation as a "haven for white supremacists." The Arkansas Times wrote an article about Harrison being named ...
King Louie has arrived. The first king penguin hatched at the Kansas City Zoo joined the rest of the flock Tuesday in Helzberg Penguin Plaza, where he will remain on public display. Initially, Louie will be in a "penguin playpen" on the other side of the glass, offering close-up views for visitors. For now, he ...


 

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