The death of a man who had apparently climbed into the wrong car in the Arrowhead Stadium parking lot during a Chiefs game Sunday has been ruled a homicide, police said Wednesday. The ruling means Kyle Van Winkles death was caused by the hands of another but does not necessarily mean criminal charges will be filed.
The Bannister Federal Complex, a massive defense plant built in World War II to manufacture warplane engines and continued into the Cold War and beyond making nuclear weapons parts, is expected to be demolished beginning in 2016 and prepared for future redevelopment.
Dan Meers, the man who plays the Chiefs’ KC Wolf mascot who was seriously injured while rehearsing a pregame skit two weeks ago, has been released from the hospital and is resting at home. “He is facing a long road of recovery,” said his attorney, Tim Dollar.
- Kanye West fans at the Sprint Center
- Chiefs vs. Broncos tailgaters
- Toys and crafts shows at KCI Expo
- City Markets Whoville Holidays
- Frontier Feline Fanciers Cat Show
- Breakfast with Santa at Mahaffie
- Mayor's Christmas Tree Lighting
- Black Friday at Zona Rosa
- Pilgrim Run 5K
- Salvation Army Thanksgiving Dinner
- Thanksgiving travelers Wednesday at Kansas City International Airport
- Thanksgiving travelers Tuesday at Kansas City International Airport
Screaming and topless, a woman chased a man through a Lenexa department store Monday after she caught him attempting to photograph her inside a dressing room. The man made it out of the store, but Lenexa police were able to arrest a suspect several blocks away.
For several years now, weve asked notable musicians, writers, music professionals and fans to give us their top albums. And as has been the case for a long, long time, no single album has emerged as the years consensus best or favorite. A few names and titles show up on several lists. And two of them are recordings by local bands: the Grisly Hand and PedalJets.
Don Hillbrant, 84, recently decided that at his age and with a couple of heart surgeries behind him, he had one more new car left in him. And he did it with a splash. At the Kansas City, Kan., Fairfax plant on Tuesday, he rode off the assembly line in his new Buick LaCrosse.
On Tuesday, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell came to Kansas City as part of the leagues increasingly omnipresent damage-control effort regarding head injuries. But he wound up sharing the stage with a lawsuit filed against the Chiefs and another event held at the same time to promote concussion awareness.
A wintry storm pushing through the Rockies and Midwest is bringing bitterly cold temperatures and treacherous driving conditions blamed in at least six deaths as it threatens crops as far south as California.
You often hear about the travails of minor-league baseball: the long bus rides, the low pay, etc. But Royals prospect Jason Adams time in the minor leagues includes dating a beauty queen. Thats because Adams girlfriend, Kelsey Miller, was crowned Miss Delaware USA last week.
Updated Dec. 3: This man is wanted for assault on a law enforcement officer and armed criminal action. If you have information about any of these fugitives, call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (816-474-8477), go to KCCrimeStoppers.com, or text TIP452 plus message and send to 274637. All calls are anonymous.
Milly Lally wills the energy to raise her voice above the deafening rattle of the wheelchair van. Am I being crazy? she asks her hospice aide, Terry Robertson, whom Lally calls Pat or Patty because thats what Lally thinks she looks like. The two women have just departed NewMark Care Center north of the Missouri River and are making the half-hour bumpy jaunt to the West Bottoms so 83-year-old Lally can receive her first tattoo.
The Royals’ push to reacquire free-agent outfielder Carlos Beltran accelerated Tuesday in face-to-face meetings and negotiations in Kansas City. The Royals pushed Beltran, 36, to the top of their offseason target list once they filled their need for a veteran starting pitcher by signing left-hander Jason Vargas to a four-year deal for $32 million on Nov. 22.
Hip-hop megastar Kanye West drew fans to the Sprint Center on Tuesday evening for a performance on his Yeezus Tour, Wests first solo tour in five years.
Ravikumar Chockalingam and Dragan Svrakic write: Marijuana is a noxious drug with proven medical side effects that trump any reason to legalize its use.
Advancing to the MLS Cup isn't enough success for Aurlien Collin of Sporting KC fame, he has teamed up with Paolini Garment Company to bring the AC78 clothing line and they held a fashion show at Mosaic Saturday night.
Any way you measure it, 2013 was a banner year for local music. Several members of the music community broke out, some of whom are making big waves nationally and internationally. As the year winds down, Timothy Finn shares some of the stand-out recordings, performances and moments.
Blogs and columns
- Millennials are unhappy with Obama
- Brownback gears up for 2014 State of the State address
- BuzzChatter Wednesday: Republicans say they need more information on the Boeing incentive package
- Missouri opening its arms WIDE for Boeing
- BuzzChatter Tuesday: Boehner explains why this Congress is the least productive ever