- Roller Warriors Girls Flat Track Derby
- Pipefitters union Local 533 Christmas Party
- Ugly Sweater Run
- Merriams Santa Arrival and Christmas Dinner
- Red Stocking Breakfast
- Missions Holiday Lights and Festive Sights
- Prairie Village Tree Lighting 2013
- Red X Wine Tasting
- Kanye West concertgoers at the Sprint Center
- Chiefs vs. Broncos tailgaters
- Toys and crafts shows at KCI Expo
- City Markets Whoville Holidays
Or in this case, the day the music was stolen. Dozens of guitars were stolen by some crooks not smart enough to avoid pawn shop security cameras
As in Ernest T. Bass, the rock-throwing Barney Fife nemesis from the Andy Griffith Show
The Johnson County Christmas Bureau has been helping people in need for 53 years. The organization began as an adopt-a-family program in 1960 and opened its first Christmas shop in 1977 at the Metcalf 103 Shopping Center in Overland Park. It served 1,300 people. This year, it will serve 13,000.
Roeland Park city officials will begin looking for expense cuts and partnerships with neighboring cities now after a sales tax increase failed at the ballot box for the second time.
Sam Montague is 101 “and a half,” says his daughter Lisa Montague. When a father lives that long, the half-years become vitally important to count. Dementia has taken some of Montague’s ability to recall the events of his life, but it’s a long list that deserves recognition from Kansas Citians.
Detroit is everybody's favorite byword for urban malaise, but don't think this is limited to the Motor City. Other municipalities and states have anxiously awaited the federal bankruptcy judges ruling on Detroit's pensions because they have similar or even worse pension shortfalls. There's even an ominous shorthand term pundits and editorialists now use: The Pension Crisis.
BuzzChatter Wednesday: Obama brings Podesta back to the White House, and Washington says “’bout time”
Podesta led Clinton’s team during his impeachment trial
Political consultant Pat Gray’s company was paid almost $21,000 for services related to the pro-medical-research-tax effort, but left the campaign 10 days before the election.
What chance might there be that the season’s occasion of joy and giving will ease somewhat — if only temporarily — the climate of rancor and contention that has come to characterize the conduct of our public affairs?
Is a college education worth the time and the price? That question was posed by two polls whose results received prominent notice in the recent news.
While Kansas and Missouri assemble incentives to lure a Boeing Co. aircraft plant to the Midwest, Kansas Citys corporate and political communities are preparing for a more important debate: the 2014 legislative donnybrook over incentives, tax breaks, and subsidies for scores of other businesses and business owners in the region.
President Barack Obama has to figure out a way to connect with Republicans.
Amid cheers and song for the prisoner who became peacemaker, President Barack Obama energized tens of thousands of spectators and nearly 100 visiting heads of state Tuesday with a plea for the world to emulate Nelson Mandela, "the last great liberator of the 20th century."
Chris Montes and his fellow volunteer rescuers first saw what looked to be children's footprints in the snow. When they saw tire tracks lead into the remote canyon but not back out, they raced ahead until they could make out the overturned Jeep they were searching for in the frigid backcountry.
After weeks of closed-door meetings, congressional negotiators on Tuesday reached a deal to keep the government running for nearly two more years, a rare bipartisan agreement that should ease the threat of automatic spending cuts.
Now the pressure falls back on lawmakers and policymakers to either fix or eliminate the law, which would compel Kansas City Public Schools to pay tuition and transportation costs for students who choose to depart to neighboring districts in the 2014-2015 school year.
When people ask me how long I’ve been at The Kansas City Star, I tell them that I’ve never worked anywhere else.
Many of the most popular and collectible toys from huge franchises like Twilight and The Hunger Games have passed through True Cast Studio in the West Bottoms. This company of Kansas City artists has been shaping the toy industry one Napoleon Dynamite or Robocop figure at a time, and now theyre ready to unleash their own creations on the world of toys.
A special district committee is recommending that Crestview and Winnwood elementary schools adopt a calendar for 2014-2015 that would add 31 days of school in the summer, district officials announced.
Police said that Santiago Zamora-Zamora was either riding or pushing a bicycle when he was killed last Friday in the vicinity of 18th Street Expressway and Kansas Avenue in Kansas City, Kan.
Jummon Rahaman, 14, is charged with involuntary manslaughter in the Oct. 7 crash that killed 14-year-old Casey Knight and critically injured another teenage girl. Rahaman is also charged with felony theft and aggravated battery.