Meteorologist Lisa Teachman has a new TV gig just down the dial from her old one. KCTV-5 announced Tuesday that Teachman, who left KMBC, Channel 9, at the end of January, will join its morning show starting Thursday. She will do weather as well as traffic.
Yordano Ventura picked up his first big-league victory as the Royals beat the Astros 4-2 on Tuesday night in Houston. Ventura limited Houston to a pair of runs in seven innings. He struck out seven. He threw 101 pitches. It was the fifth start of his career, and yet another example of the dynamic potential that so tantalizes this organization.
Think you know Kansas City? Take a crack at Inks Easter Egg Hunt. Within this gallery are egg-shaped photos and hard-boiled haiku hints by Don Munday to help you along on a tour of some of Cowtowns treasures.
- Fans disappointed after Miley Cyrus cancels Sprint Center concert
- Training for the Mothers Day 5K: Week 3
- Easter egg hunt at Belton Assembly of God
- Belton Spring Fling
- Leawood Eggstravaganza
- Soccer fans watch FC Kansas City take on Sky Blue FC
- Roller Derby double-header
- Prairie Village Earth Fair
- Wyandotte County Ethnic Festival
- Rock the Parkway half-marathon and 5K
- Puppets for the Planet Festival
- Overland Park Farmers Market opens for 2014
Miley Cyrus, who was scheduled to perform at the Sprint Center Tuesday night, canceled her concert and is in the hospital after a severe allergic reaction to antibiotics. Despite lightning communication through social media, some fans showed up hoping to see a show.
With three veteran starters returning from a group that paved the way for Kansas State to average 402 yards of offense last season, the Wildcats’ offensive line has a core strong enough to be even better up front next season. But replacing the two blockers they lost isn’t easy.
Raj Sadasivan did some of his most lucrative work altering medical records with a paper cutter and scissors, some of his former employees contend. Those records at the Hope Cancer Institute in Kansas City, Kan., became the key to an alleged attempt to bilk Medicare and other government programs out of millions of dollars — the largest federal health fraud case in the Kansas City area in recent years. Government claims against Sadasivan and the clinic amounted to $31.7 million.
The report provided additional details about the incident at 1:35 p.m. Monday on northbound Interstate 49 north of Red Bridge Road. Police aren’t sure if it is connected to a recent string of shootings on highways and roadways. Most of the shootings occurred in Kansas City, and most were in or near Three Trails Crossing.
Kyle Larson moved full time into the Sprint Cup series this season, taking over the No. 42 Chevrolet for Chip Ganassi Racing, and hes 14th in the Sprint Cup standings. Hes also competing in Nationwide series races for Turner Scott Motorsports and has finished fourth or better in five of seven starts, including a win at Auto Club Speedway in California.
When it comes to searching out berry dessert recipes, quick and easy is a mantra repeated across Google and Pinterest. Bonus: These simple, eye-catching desserts also tend to be crowd-pleasing.
A lot of muscle has lined up to combat rape and sexual assault on campuses, including President Barack Obama, who has called on college administrators to act.
The Watch DOGS Dads of Great Students puts volunteers in classrooms with the aim of being a positive male influence and an unobtrusive security presence. The national program, part of the Kansas City-based National Center for Fathering, was started in 1998 with the goal of making schools safer but has evolved to include academic support and direct interaction with students, catching on across the country in the process.
History isn’t always framed or boxed or bound. It is alive in the Northland at sites like the James farm, Watkins Woolen Mill State Historic Site and Shoal Creek Living History Museum. 816 North set out to discover the area’s living history sites and the people who are breathing life into the tales of legendary and ordinary Missourians.
Two days before Javonte Slayden was lured out of a relative’s house and fatally shot in Kansas City, he gave a photo of his alleged killer to a friend. If anything happened to him, Slayden told his friend on April 4, look for the people in the photograph to be responsible, according to court records. One of the men in the photo, Deandre Whitley, 22, of Kansas City, is charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action.
Plans for upgrading Kansas City International Airport will remain up in the air even after a citizens task force releases its final report in a few weeks. That’s not a bad outcome.
After this winter's polar vortex, it's hard to believe spring is here to stay. But the buds and daffodils do not lie. We invite you to share your photos of springtime in Kansas and Missouri for a future photo essay feature in Star Magazine.
Updated April 15: This woman is wanted on a Johnson County probation violation warrant for possession of meth, and a Linn County, Kan., probation violation warrant for possession of opiates. 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.
Blogs and columns
- Report: George Brett, who inspired the song Royals, finally meeting Lorde
- Malcolm Young's possible illness sparks rumors of AC/DC's retirement
- KC comic book writer Jason Aarons Scalped heading to TV
- Hospitalized Miley Cyrus cancels Sprint Center show
- Southwest flight attendants hilarious safety talk goes viral (with video)
- BuzzChatter Wednesday: It’s easy to complain about the tax code
- Schweich hauls in $257K
- Dole barnstorming through eastern Kansas. Is he really not running for anything?
- BuzzChatter Tuesday: McCaskill, Demo senators urge Obama to get moving on Keystone
- Voter ID again pits Republicans against Democrats in Missouri