Relief organizations and Kansas’ emergency management division are urging people to send money to help with Oklahoma relief efforts.
A wide gap between rich and poor, a scramble for natural resources, religious and ethnic clashes across the globe.
May 22, 5:50 PM
If there’s one player who has stood out for Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith during the team’s offseason program, it’s been slot receiver Dexter McCluster.
May 22, 7:18 AM
An exhibit that tells the story of the search for alien life is opening at Union Station.
May 21, 11:43 PM
Gordon Parks Elementary School can remain open at least through June. A circuit court judge on Tuesday granted a temporary stay sought by the school after state education officials voted last week to pull the schools charter.
May 22, 10:51 PM
Three years after her brief but dramatic turn as the budget-slashing, union-rattling, performance-driving chancellor of the Washington, D.C., public schools, Michelle Rhee still draws a passionately polarized crowd, as demonstrated Wednesday night at the Plaza branch of the Kansas City Public Library.
May 22, 6:53 PM
The Sea Life aquarium at Crown Center, which added a green sea turtle to its collection in February, will introduce nine species of freshwater turtles on Friday.
May 22, 1:01 PM
Tornado-ravaged families typically would be seen digging out two days after a storm, but many damaged neighborhoods here sit still and eerily quiet.
May 22, 6:45 PM
Despite the violent upheaval that Moore, Okla., endured Monday afternoon when a monstrous tornado slashed through the city, many of the people who lost much insist that their worries pale in comparison with the sadness they feel for the innocents whose young lives have come to define the towns tragedy.
May 22, 8:40 PM
A proposal to relax some downtown design standards to accommodate a Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market had sharply divided the city. The Board of Aldermen approved the zoning change 6-4 after a long meeting.
May 22, 6:36 PM
House Republicans turned down a plan from Republican senators that would have set the sales tax on groceries at 5.7 percent while taxing other items at 6.25 percent. The current 6.3 percent tax is scheduled by law to fall to 5.7 percent in July.
May 22, 8:33 AM
The heavily traveled road will be closed until after the evening rush hour on Friday.
May 22, 6:34 PM
Raytown officials have give a formal OK to bring Google Fiber to the city.
May 22, 1:52 PM
When the construction is completed, the Missouri 152 trail will cover 2.5 miles from Old Tiffany Springs Road to Line Creek Parkway. The project is expected to cost $1.6 million.
May 22, 6:48 AM
Aldermen pave the way for the store in a 3 a.m. vote after a long meeting that drew a standing-room-only crowd. The key issue was whether the city should relax design requirements in its downtown area.
May 21, 11:48 PM
The Kansas City districts safe schools task force was already planning to meet Tuesday night to review crisis-management plans for the districts 34 schools. The devastating tornado Monday in Moore, Okla., might have given members a tighter focus.
May 22, 9:45 PM
Son of Royals’ first-base coach is the most dependable defender in a resurgent KU program. But a six-game losing streak has put all of KU’s hope of getting into the NCAA Tournament on a good showing in Oklahoma City.
May 22, 6:44 PM
Would be robber Martron E. Bailey, who pleaded guilty Wednesday, wore an orange construction helmet and left upon learning that someone watching a security monitor wouldn’t open the door to a Kansas City bank.
May 22, 11:32 AM
A Kansas Highway Patrol trooper said the vehicle drove toward him before he shot out one of its tires.
May 22, 9:18 PM
The residence fire was reported shortly after 5 p.m.