Kansas City International Airport currently has only one daily flight to Toronto, but new aircraft are making it possible for midsize, non-hub airports like KCI to have direct flights to London and other European ports of call.
Jennifer Lawrence is asking for an investigation after a hacker apparently obtained graphic naked cell phone photos of numerous celebrities, including Lawrence and Kate Upton, and leaked them online. A list of more than 100 alleged victims reportedly includes Victoria Justice, Ariana Grande, Kirsten Dunst, Avril Lavigne, Kim Kardashian, Rihanna and Winona Ryder.
Shawn Parcells owns a Johnson County autopsy service and assisted in a private autopsy of Michael Brown. He’s not a doctor, which has raised concerns from some Missouri coroners about his role in autopsies, but he says his work is well within the law and he loves “helping families.”
Will it be a September to remember for baseball fans in Kansas City? The Royals were in first place on Aug. 31 for the first time in decades and are in position to make the playoffs for the first time since 1985. Check out this special collection of stories and charts to get you prepared for the critical final month.
For four years, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has governed fearlessly while steamrolling his political opposition along the way. But with each policy victory he scored, the number of vanquished opponents piled up. Eventually, the governor risked building a critical mass of opposition that could lead to his undoing.
Kansas City fire union president Mike Cambiano recently blasted Mayor Sly James’ leadership by saying, “Time and resources are being focused on other things than basic essential services, and that’s troubling to us.” In reality, however, Cambiano’s criticism is not well-founded.
This startup company is working on a fitness tracker for dogs, and moved its headquarters to Kansas City after participating in the Sprint Accelerator earlier this year. Now the company’s CEO, Davide Rossi, says his team is readying the device for distribution.
Kansas City area manufacturers say it’s hard to find and keep machinists and other factory workers who can operate and fix complex, computer-operated factory equipment. But manufacturing training is gearing up in schools and workplaces to supply qualified labor.
A manager sends a reliever out to pitch the 10th inning, he blows the opposition away and then the manager pulls him after three outs. The next pitcher gets lit up, and fans want to know why the guy who was pitching well didn’t stay for another inning. Case in point: Several fans questioned why Royals manager Ned Yost had to go to Scott Downs in the 11th inning of Saturday night’s 3-2 loss to the Cleveland Indians.