After guiding the transformation of the Kansas City Symphony for 18 years, Shirley Helzberg steps down as board chair, hands reins to board member William M. Lyons.
The U.S. Department of Labor has ordered Enercon Services Inc. to reinstate the employee who had reported unsafe conditions. The company plans to appeal.
Olathe canceled graduation ceremonies for all four high schools on Sunday and rescheduled them for Monday.
Three Sporting Kansas City players were called up for national team duty Monday: midfielder Peterson Joseph and right back Mechack Jerome for Haiti and midfielder Mikey Lopez for the U.S. under-20 men’s national team.
New government figures underscore the staggering long-term consequences of military sexual assaults: More than 85,000 veterans were treated last year for injuries or illness linked to the abuse, and 4,000 sought disability benefits.
Former Baylor swingman Deuce Bello — once ranked by Rivals.com as the No. 54 player in the country — has decided to transfer to Mizzou. “I just feel like the coaching staff is good, and I’ve been cool with (associate coach) Tim (Fuller) for a while,” Bello said. “At Baylor, we played Mizzou three times and I like their style of play.”
The 2013 session has come and gone, and Missouri still has no law allowing advance voting. According to one 2012 tally, 32 of the 50 states have a system that allows voters to cast ballots prior to Election Day.
Two things singer Miguel didn't land at Sunday's Billboard Music Awards: an award for "Top R&B Song" and an attempted jump from one stage to another. The singer's high-energy performance of "Adorn" was amplified Sunday by the unsuccessful jump when his leg caught the face of a fan, her head slamming onto the stage.
Yahoo is buying online blogging forum Tumblr for $1.1 billion as CEO Marissa Mayer tries to rejuvenate an Internet pioneer that had fallen behind the times.
Texas Tech on Monday hired former UMKC women’s basketball coach Candace Whitaker as its head coach. Whitaker, 33, returns to her alma mater, where she played point guard from 2000-02.
Negotiations are at a standstill between the Kansas House and Senate over the state’s sales tax rate and proposals to cut individual income taxes.
Proposed cuts in spending on higher education is a key issue for Kansas legislators as the House and Senate attempt to reconcile their differences on the state budget.
Committees would continue work on measures that failed to pass during the legislative session that ended Friday.
Critics have charged the American Psychiatric Association with “medicalizing grief” after a loved one’s death by bypassing traditional methods of healing that come from friends, family or theology.
New York Sen. Charles Schumer is urging airlines to reverse flight change fee increases after four major airlines increased fees on ticket changes from $150 to $200.
The Powerball ticket now worth an estimated $590.5 million wasn’t sold in Missouri. But two Missouri Powerball players were so close to picking all the winning numbers that that their tickets are worth $1 million each.
Sporting Kansas City settled for a 1-1 draw Sunday with Eastern Conference bottom-feeder D.C. United at RFK Stadium, but the game wasnt without controversy. Defender Ike Opara appeared to stake Sporting KC, 6-4-3, to a lead in the 30th minute, but the goal was disallowed.
A large tornado is bearing down near Oklahoma City, part of a series of severe storms expected across portions of the Midwest.
More than three years after it closed, Westport mainstay The Corner Restaurant has been resurrected in the same spot but with new owners, a new decor and new menu. Executive chef Natasha Sears said the kitchen uses many local vendors, and makes about 90 percent of the menu from scratch on-site.
Missouris child welfare agency has released documents in the case of a 4-year-old boy who died in October after being kicked or struck in the abdomen. The action came nearly three months after The Kansas City Star initially requested the records. The Star received the documents Monday. Lucas Barnes Webb of Holt, Mo., died of blunt force trauma on Oct. 15.