Missouri sex slave case may hinge on expert view of subculture

Do the norms of a sadomasochistic erotic subculture even matter in a case of alleged sex trafficking? That question probably will be answered after a hearing Thursday at which lawyers will argue the relevance of such evidence at the trial early next year of Edward and Marilyn Bagley. The Lebanon, Mo., couple are accused of sex trafficking a young woman.

Unusual lakefront estate up for auction

On a typical summer weekend it’s not uncommon for many Kansas Citians to head south to one of the area’s lakes. For some, a trip to the lake means outlet mall shopping, bar hopping and general partying. For others it means relaxing, boating, fishing, swimming or just a general respite from the daily rigor. Particularly for those in the second group, Cates Auction & Realty is pleased to announce a just-listed auction property at Table Rock Lake.

Couple fell in love with Fountain Hills at first sight

Those seeking a new home without waiting months will get everything they hope for and need look no further than Fountain Hills. Prospective buyers can select from a number of built speculative homes that are move-in ready, or can choose to go for a premium home site and purchase a custom-built home.

New models, new homes in Forest View in Olathe

Forest View, a Rodrock Development community situated high atop natural rock bluffs in Olathe, has four new model homes under construction. In addition to the new models, a number of homes currently underway can be move-in ready in 30, 75, 90 and 180 days.

Don Julian and Ellerman Team re-energize Staley Farms

Success breeds success and there’s no substitute for momentum. Don Julian and the Rob Ellerman Team have done it again. Staley Farms sets the standard as the premier golf course community in the Northland, said Carter Buschardt with the Rob Ellerman Team of Reece & Nichols Realtors.

Three condos offer panoramic views

Those seeking an urban living experience with an unmatched view should visit three exceptional condominiums listed by Boveri Realty Group. These homes, each in a special setting, will be open from 1 to 3 p.m. today.

909 Walnut has everything urban dwellers are seeking

909 Walnut, the 35-story twin tower Art Deco building that is a downtown Kansas City landmark, offers all the things urban residents are seeking — proximity to entertainment and restaurants, private outdoor space, garage parking, access to public transportation and highways, 24/7 concierge, ample amenities and professional building management.