Youngsters burned off energy after lunch at Gordon Parks Elementary School, 3715 Wyoming St. Teacher aide Deb Moore kept watch on the activity.
Gordon Parks Elementary School can remain open at least through June.
Kansas lawmakers resumed talks on income tax cuts Tuesday with an eye to reaching an agreement Wednesday.
A registered sex offender was charged Tuesday with handcuffing his girlfriend in his Independence home, where he allegedly beat her, burned her and put a gun in her mouth over four days.
In this May 9, 2013 photo, a worker pushes shopping carts in front of a Walmart store in La Habra, Calif. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is expected to report quarterly results on Thursday, May 16, 2013.
More than 100 people packed Raytown City Hall for a standing-room-only debate Tuesday night over whether the city should relax zoning in its central business district to accommodate a Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market.
Civil suits accusing a Catholic priest and his superiors of child sexual abuse, child pornography and fraud were filed Tuesday in Jackson County.
An employee at John Jovino Co., displays a revolver, Thursday, June 26, 2008 in New York. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled earlier in the day that Americans have a constitutional right to keep guns in their homes for self-defense: the justices' first major pronouncement on gun control in U.S. history. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) ORG XMIT: NYR111 ORG XMIT: TN13PCG8 ORG XMIT: I01GHM0U
Kansas legislators gave final approval Tuesday to restrictions on using state funds to promote or oppose gun control policies despite criticism that the new law would violate public officials’ free-speech rights.
The Platte County prosecutor, who heads a statewide association for prosecuting attorneys, said Tuesday that lawmakers’ failure to pass a new sentencing structure for juveniles could delay or jeopardize the trials of teens accused of murder.
The Kansas City districts safe schools task force was already planning to meet Tuesday night to review crisis-management plans for the districts 34 schools.
Relief organizations and Kansas’ emergency management division are urging people to send money to help with Oklahoma relief efforts.
A Kansas City, North, producer of child pornography, sentenced to 30 years in state prison more than a decade ago, now faces federal charges just ahead of a fall parole hearing.
The Self family of Edmond, Okla., handed out toys and many other supplies to tornado victims on Tuesday. Four-year-old Russlin Self and her mom, Amanda, talked about giving away an unopened doll.
With this storm, its the kids who keep coming to mind.
The Chiefs reached the halfway mark of their first voluntary offseason program under their new regime, and general manager John Dorsey was as upbeat on Tuesday as when he was hired on Jan. 14.
Lily Raymond, 17, rushes to embrace her brother Ethan Raymond, 11, as a teacher escorts him away from Briarwood Elementary school after a tornado destroyed the school in south Oklahoma City on Monday, May 20, 2013.
The principal's voice came on over the intercom at Plaza Towers Elementary School: A severe storm was approaching and students were to go to the cafeteria and wait for their parents to pick them up.
With her son holding her elbow, Colleen Arvin walked up her driveway to what was left of her house for 40 years.
A tornado moves through Moore, Okla. as northbound traffic on Interstate 35 stops at Indian Hills Road on Monday, May 20, 2013.
The National Weather Service says the tornado that hit Moore, Okla., was a top-of-the-scale EF-5 twister with winds of at least 200 mph.
In the latest twist on tax talks, Senate Republicans pitched a compromise plan Tuesday to drop the state’s temporarily elevated sales tax from 6.3 percent to 6.25 percent while dropping income tax rates and phasing out almost all tax deductions.
ESPN is cutting its workforce, the latest Disney division to reduce staff.
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., right, confers with the committee's ranking Republican, Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, May 20, 2013, as the committee assembles to work on a landmark immigration bill to secure the border and offer citizenship to millions. The panel is aiming to pass the legislation out of committee this week, setting up a high-stakes debate on the Senate floor.
A far-reaching bill to remake the nation's immigration system is headed to the full Senate, where tough battles are brewing on gay marriage, border security and other contentious issues, with the outcome impossible to predict.
FILE - This undated file photo shows al Qaida leader Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan. A federal appeals court is backing the U.S. government's decision not to release photos and video taken of Osama bin Laden during and after a raid in which the terrorist leader was killed by U.S. commandos. The three-judge panel of the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia turned down an appeal Tuesday from Judicial Watch, a conservative watchdog group, which had filed a Freedom of Information Act request for the images.
A federal appeals court Tuesday backed the U.S. government's decision not to release photos and video taken of Osama bin Laden during and after a raid in which the terrorist leader was killed by U.S. commandos.
This product image released by Microsoft shows the new Xbox One entertainment console that will go on sale later this year. Microsoft is seeking to stay ahead of rivals in announcing that new content that can be downloaded for the popular "Call of Duty" game will launch first on Xbox One. Microsoft says more games will be shown at next month's E3 video game conference in Los Angeles.
Microsoft thinks it has the one.