The inaugural Downtown Dog Day was held Saturday in downtown Overland Park, Kan. Hundreds of dogs and their humans were on hand at the event to help support Great Plains SPCA. Activities included a walk around downtown and costume contests.
There’s hard luck and then there’s Camden hard luck. With fewer than 200 people and about as many buildings that need serious attention, this Missouri town has endured losing a state highway, its public school and a vibrant riverfront to time.
Kansas City's animal shelter has become so overwhelmed with unwanted pets that its putting a new policy in place. Starting April 1, pet owners will need to make appointments before dropping off pets. Last year the shelter took in 8,179 dogs and cats 1,300 more than in 2012 and the highest number since 2008.
The bill, sponsored by Republican Sen. Brian Nieves, allows for local ordinances prohibiting dogs from running at large, as long as the regulation is not specific to breeds of dogs. If passed, it would undo any local ordinances already in place, including one in Kansas City that mandates pit bulls be spayed or neutered.
Officials are reviewing hidden-camera photos in an attempt to learn who did it. The dogs were found Tuesday stuffed into four garbage bags in the 5800 block of Oak Ridge Drive, a dead-end street north of Stroud’s Oak Ridge Manor restaurant.
The Overland Park Police Department is asking the public for help finding a dog that bit a woman Saturday morning in the 13100 block of Carter Street.
A 55-year-old man sustained a cut to his hand Saturday night when a relative swung an ax at him during a domestic dispute. The attack occurred just before 9 p.m. in the 6000 block of E. 12th Street.
My friend Marlowe just relocated to the Pacific Northwest. I chauffeured her. Still, we made good time, but then Marlowe is always a little anxious, wants to scoot along. Call it a rats Manifest Destiny.
A Hutchinson man was sentenced to a year in jail after killing a cat by throwing it against a wall.
Its no wonder then that Carla Hanson and Clif Hall will open their 8,000-square-foot Shawnee home as a fundraiser for Operation Wildlife and the National Borzoi Rescue Foundation. On Feb. 9, visitors can tour the house that features more than 40 stained glass windows, a 36-foot indoor lap pool and a large, light-filled gallery space that holds a large portion of Hansons mask collection.