Kansas City police raided a Grandview residence Thursday afternoon and arrested a man suspected in the series of shootings on area roadways that injured three people and put drivers on edge for nearly two weeks. Police Chief Darryl Forté announced the arrest in a late afternoon tweet and said more details will be released at a news conference on Friday.
The streak began in the sixth inning of a 5-1 Royals victory, when James Shields left Astros outfielder Dexter Fowler numb with a 92-mph fastball at the thighs. Six batters later, third baseman Matt Dominguez stared at a 90-mph fastball at the knees, and Shields had his seventh strikeout in a row. The string of consecutive punchouts, five of them looking, nearly matched the franchise of eight set by Blake Stein in 2001. Instead, Shields settled for a 12-strikeout performance that was his best as a Royal.
Downtown Kansas City scored a triple play when two apartment projects totaling more than 300 units won incentives necessary to begin work and a plan to double the size of the Crossroads Academy charter school was approved.
- InterContinental Hotels employee gala
- 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
His death mourned around the globe, Gabriel Garcia Marquez is being hailed as a giant of modern literature, a writer of intoxicating novels and short stories that illuminated Latin America's passions, superstition, violence and social inequality.
The investigation into South Korea's ferry disaster focused on the sharp turn it took just before it began listing and on the possibility that a quicker evacuation order by the captain could have saved lives, officials said Friday, as rescuers struggled to find some 270 people still missing and feared dead.
If Johnny Depp seemed overexposed by the time the third Pirates of the Caribbean lumbered into theaters, thats nothing compared to Transcendence. Depps star power cant quite provide the oomph needed to make this intriguing idea soar. Its a competent but curiously flat drama. More shrugs than thrills.
Clergy of different faiths, joined by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, delivered messages of hope and unity Thursday before more than 1,300 people gathered at the Jewish Community Center in Overland Park. A pall has been cast over our great nation, Holder said. We gather today not in joy, but in solemn reflection. The overall message, however, was focused on the power of love and unity to combat hatred and evil.
The Florida-based company plans to revamp its restaurants at 2800 W. 53rd St. in Fairway and 12040 Blue Valley Parkway in Overland Park by late summer. The restaurants will be open during the remodeling. First Watch also plans to reopen its North Kansas City restaurant at 409 Armour Road by the end of the year.
If dyeing Easter eggs with vinegar and color tablets is feeling old, reach for a new duo: shaving cream and liquid food coloring. It’s a tactile project many kids — and adults — will enjoy
Coming up: Thomas Hart Benton display, Dead Girl Derby, Poetrys a Drag, Party for the Planet, Rob Delaney, Sporting KC vs. Montreal
Astronomers have discovered what they say is the most Earth-like planet yet detected — a distant, rocky world that's similar in size to our own and exists in the Goldilocks zone where it's not too hot and not too cold for life.
It seems more and more draft analysts these days are predicting the Chiefs will take a receiver in the first round of the NFL Draft, and really, that makes a lot of sense to NFL.coms Daniel Jeremiah.
When Kansas track coach Stanley Redwine and Lindsay Vollmer, the individual NCAA champion in the heptathlon, waited to shake hands with President Obama in March, they experienced the twin feelings of accomplishment and motivation. The defending NCAA champions will take to the track this week for the KU Relays at Rock Chalk Park, the new $39 million facility that also includes new venues for the KU softball and soccer programs.
The Kansas Board of Regents appears to be digging in deeper when it comes to curbing freedom of speech on university campuses.
Miley Cyrus pulled out her cell phone at 5 a.m Thursday to show her followers what early-morning med time looks like in the hospital. She has been hospitalized since Tuesday and has canceled more concerts in Nashville and Louisville.
What happened in season 3's finale? Count on murder and plot twists. Joe Morton, who plays Papa Pope, told the New York Daily News the cast was 'shocked' when they read the script. Follow what happened here in this Twitter summary.
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