Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday ordered the Missouri National Guard to begin withdrawing from Ferguson, where nightly scenes of unrest have erupted since a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old nearly two weeks ago.
The Kansas City high school football season is about to kick off with games in Missouri. The Star has talked to each coach and asked about players to watch. Here is each school’s team preview for the 2014 season.
The Kansas City area wireless company said its $60 a month unlimited plan starts Friday, which is the same day it will pull the plug on its Framily discount plan. Sprint began this week with a new shared data plan aimed at families.
Win two tickets to Buzz Beach Ball Sept. 5 at Sporting Park PLUS get a meet & greet with the artist of your choice: Weezer, The 1975, Ume, Bear Hands, the Mowgli’s, Broods, J Roddy Walston and the Business or Meg Myers.
Brayden Williams, 2, visited the Lee's Summit police and fire departments on Thursday. Brayden, who is from Grain Valley, is undergoing chemotherapy for an inoperable brain tumor and was invited by the two departments for a visit.
City living can really have its perks – if you’re a spider. Golden orb-weaving spiders that lived in urban areas were bigger and more successful than their country-dwelling counterparts, according to a team of Australian scientists.
OK, Whovians, your long wait is over. On Saturday, BBC America will broadcast the first episode of the new season of the classic science fiction show, “Doctor Who.” It will introduce Peter Capaldi, 56, as the latest incarnation of the Doctor.
Ted Williams—who knew a thing or two about swinging a bat—said the first thing you had to do to be a successful hitter was get a good pitch to hit. So what exactly does that mean? First, ask yourself what the hitter is trying to do: is he trying to get on base, drive in a runner on third with less than two outs, stay out of a double play or hit the ball to the right side?
Floods that washed through Phoenix left people stranded on the roofs of homes and closed highways. If what had been unusual floods recur in that and other cities, builders and retrofitters will have to come up with new designs to make communities safer and more habitable.
In this third part of mastering backyard and competition barbecue, Ardie Davis tells how to barbecue Boston butt. The meat is one of the most challenging to cook, but it is also one of the most popular for puns, double entendres and team names. Here’s an easy, basic recipe.