Prosecutors charged Brian G. Grimmett Jr. of Kansas City with assault of a law enforcement officer and resisting a lawful stop.
It’s easy to get caught up in the buzz of the holiday shopping season even as the baseball industry begins dispersing Thursday from its annual Winter Meetings. That includes the Royals, of course, even with their limited payroll flexibility. They remained linked to several free agents, including infielder Omar Infante and right-handed pitcher Jason Hammel.
Chartwell Hospitality plans to break ground in March on a hotel and garage that will occupy much of the block northeast of 16th Street and Baltimore Avenue. The 10-story building will jointly house a 104-room Residence Inn and a 153-room Courtyard Marriott.
A former Sprint executive told police he was trying to kill himself when he drove his pickup truck across the grassy median of a New Hampshire highway and slammed into an SUV, killing the expectant Vermont couple inside, prosecutors said Wednesday.
An Overland Park businessman pleaded guilty in Kansas City federal court Wednesday to purchasing more than $1.8 million in contraband cigarettes from undercover agents.
An Independence tow operator has been indicted for allegedly hiding more than $1.2 million from federal tax collectors.
Chiefs inside linebacker Derrick Johnson has had a knack for making impact plays early in games that have been instrumental in the Chiefs 10-3 record and moving to within a victory of clinching a playoff spot. That freedom must be earned, and the coaching staff believes Johnson, 31, deserves it.
George Zimmerman will not face domestic violence charges because his girlfriend did not wish to pursue the case and there was scant evidence of a crime, a state prosecutor said Wednesday.
Tens of thousands of women each year might be able to skip at least some of the grueling treatments for breast cancer — which can include surgery, heavy chemo and radiation — without greatly harming their odds of survival, new research suggests.
Mayor Sly James says three important low-income housing projects are now in question because of the Boeing deal, which benefits the eastern side of Missouri. He and others say there was no discussion or consultation about using or bartering low-income housing tax credits to finance the deal.
A federal grand jury voted Wednesday to include a Rhode Island man in an existing Kansas City child sex trafficking and child pornography production case.
City workers cleaning up debris in a desolate area Dec. 4 found the body of Brandis R. Ruetz, 31, in an area apparently used as an illegal dumping ground for trash and tires.
Citing a potential threat to public health, the Food and Drug Administration is taking steps toward phasing out the use of some antibiotics in animals processed for meat. If the drug companies sign on, using those antibiotics to promote growth in animals would be illegal.
The Chiefs signed rookie wide receiver Jheranie Boyd to the practice squad Wednesday. Boyd, who is listed at 6 feet 2 and 190 pounds, signed with Tampa Bay as an undrafted free agent in May.
Travell D. Miller, 17, of Kansas City, is charged with sodomy, attempted sodomy, sexual abuse and two counts of assault.
Lawrence County authorities say a man has been charged with first-degree murder in the apparent shooting death of his wife.
Kansas City won’t try to tweak its red-light camera ordinance but will ask the Missouri Supreme Court to clarify how the city should handle those cameras. While the case remains in legal limbo, the city isn’t have to pay the monthly camera fee.
Chiefs linebacker Derrick Johnson talked about his interception in the Washington game, reaching another 100-tackle milestone and how he hopes to clinch a playoff spot on Sunday.
Chiefs coach Andy Reid said left tackle Branden Albert will not practice Wednesday, while tight end Anthony Fasano and outside linebacker Justin Houston will practice on a limited basis.
Shawn David Dodd is accused of stealing a pickup truck in Olathe and leading police on a chase that ended when he crashed into another vehicle in Overland Park.