A Jackson County jury found Time Warner Cable primarily at fault Thursday for the February 2013 explosion and fire that destroyed JJ’s restaurant, killed one worker and injured 15 other people. It set damages at $5.9 million.
“I did it,” defendant F. Glenn Miller Jr. confessed in a phone conversation from the Johnson County jail. After playing the audio recordings Thursday in court, prosecutors rested their case in the triple-murder trial for the rampage of killings outside Jewish facilities in Overland Park.
Restless Spirits Distilling Co., an Irish-American whiskey distillery, and Chicken N Pickle, an entertainment complex with a chicken restaurant, pickleball and lawn games, both plan spring 2016 openings near Cinder Block Brewery. North Kansas City’s Dutchman Coffee Roasters also is opening a new coffee roasting facility in part of Cinder Block’s expanded space and plans to later have a coffee shop.
Planned Parenthood on Thursday gave congressional leaders and a committee that is investigating allegations of criminality at its clinics an analysis it commissioned concluding that “manipulation” of undercover videos by abortion opponents make those recordings unreliable for any official inquiry.
Zac Efron proves once again he has talent, but the plot of “We Are Your Friends” lets him down, starting awkwardly and meandering for stretches. Eventually this DJ-centric movie finds a respectable groove.
In the news business, we figure twice is a coincidence and three times is a trend story. So starter Johnny Cueto’s outings Wednesday night n the Royals' 8-5 loss to the Baltimore Orioles and earlier in Boston against the Red Sox aren’t reason for Kansas City fans to panic.
Missouri seeks consistency on offense and defense as it enters Thursday’s third and final scrimmage of fall camp, the final tune-up before entering game week ahead of the season opener Sept. 5 against Southeast Missouri at Memorial Stadium.