A Jackson County jury found in favor of Jennifer Kerr in her lawsuit against Vatterott and found that the Missouri-based Vatterott Educational Centers Inc. had violated the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act.
The male polar bear at the Kansas City Zoo is off exhibit and is being treated with gastrointestinal medication, officials said Tuesday. Nikita is also being fed a diet of boiled beef in the holding area behind the exhibit.
Instead of 18,000 suspect assessments, Jackson County officials acknowledge problems could have affected three times as many properties that came up for review this year. County Executive Mike Sanders announced extended hours to file appeals of notices, which will begin appearing in mailboxes Thursday and online Wednesday.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that Arizona cannot require voters to show proof of citizenship. Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach says the ruling wont affect a similar law in his state, but the American Civil Liberties is considering a challenge of that law.
Bill Atkinson was found, abandoned, in a Kansas City, Kan., phone booth, less than a day old and covered in nothing but a blanket. Atkinson became interested in finding his biological family after he started one of his own. But a decade-long search has so far led only to dead ends.
In Missouri, a person can be fired, kicked out of an apartment or denied service for being gay or being perceived as gay. The push to change that law took a major step forward during the legislative session, and advocates are optimistic success is getting closer.
A Kansas City citizens group meeting for the first time this week could set the stage for a more powerful mayor and for a major redrawing of City Council districts. The new Charter Review Commission also will consider adding subdistricts and having fewer at-large council districts.
Leaders at the University of Kansas, Kansas State University and Wichita State University are warning that budget cuts imposed by the state Legislature will damage everything from farming programs to the ability to educate doctors to the ability to help Wichitas aerospace industries create new jobs.
More than 300 disc golfers from around the world gathered in Kansas City over the weekend for the Grip Equipment Kansas City Wide Open. This was the 31st year for the tournament, which is one of the top six events in the Professional Disc Golf Associations tournaments.
Nicholas Moeder was playing disc golf in the Kansas City, Kan., park in the dark when he tripped over the power line.
You trade your privacy for free access to astonishing digital tools. Last week, the government admitted it piggybacks on that exchange. Now our institutions and all of us must decide if the bargain is worth it. And if not, how to fix it.
Parents, schools and nonprofits have joined in a widespread mission to lift children above a seasonal malaise that too often leads to losses in academic skills and other problems.
More than 5,000 abandoned houses present Kansas City with a pricey problem every summer. This year, steady rains have only made things worse. City workers try to track down negligent landlords and hire contractors to take care of yard work these landowners wont. If these houses are left uncared for, they stand as open invitations to squatters, partiers and drug dealers.
Contrary to popular rhetoric esposed by Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach and others, the majority of Kansans support immigration reform, speakers told hundreds gathered at a town hall meeting in Kansas City, Kan., on Saturday.
Kansas City’s eighth annual urban kids fishing derby took place Saturday to Spring Valley Park Lake just southeast of 27th Street and The Paseo. They were reeling in catfish left and right, and a good time was had by all.
A fast-moving torrent whacked the Kansas City area Saturday, abruptly halting outdoor events, leaving thousands without power and keeping emergency crews hopping with water rescues and downed trees.
A paranormal investigator from Arkansas is researching past murders rumored in Galena, Kan., for the Discovery Channels Ghost Lab.
The five-day Madam President Camp, supported by the Women in Politics Foundation, trains middle school girls in leadership, campaign and public speaking skills.
Serving a lengthy prison sentence for a rape he didn’t commit, Robert E. Nelson asked for DNA testing to prove his innocence. Twice since 2009, he was turned down. In late 2011, Jackson County prosecutors sought testing for a very different reason: to find Nelson’s accomplice. A few months later, a judge approved Nelson’s newest request. Evidence linked two other men — not Nelson — to the crime.
Kansas City will hire more parking enforcement attendants but also will allow pay by phone. A new citizens panel will consider restricting parking time to two hours in many spaces.