The death of a man who had apparently climbed into the wrong car in the Arrowhead Stadium parking lot during a Chiefs game Sunday has been ruled a homicide, police said Wednesday. The ruling means Kyle Van Winkles death was caused by the hands of another but does not necessarily mean criminal charges will be filed.
Dan Meers, the man who plays the Chiefs’ KC Wolf mascot who was seriously injured while rehearsing a pregame skit two weeks ago, has been released from the hospital and is resting at home. “He is facing a long road of recovery,” said his attorney, Tim Dollar.
On Tuesday, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell came to Kansas City as part of the leagues increasingly omnipresent damage-control effort regarding head injuries. But he wound up sharing the stage with a lawsuit filed against the Chiefs and another event held at the same time to promote concussion awareness.
- Kanye West fans at the Sprint Center
- Chiefs vs. Broncos tailgaters
- Toys and crafts shows at KCI Expo
- City Markets Whoville Holidays
- Frontier Feline Fanciers Cat Show
- Breakfast with Santa at Mahaffie
- Mayor's Christmas Tree Lighting
- Black Friday at Zona Rosa
- Pilgrim Run 5K
- Salvation Army Thanksgiving Dinner
- Thanksgiving travelers Wednesday at Kansas City International Airport
- Thanksgiving travelers Tuesday at Kansas City International Airport
A wintry storm pushing through the Rockies and Midwest is bringing bitterly cold temperatures and treacherous driving conditions blamed in at least six deaths as it threatens crops as far south as California.
Milly Lally wills the energy to raise her voice above the deafening rattle of the wheelchair van. Am I being crazy? she asks her hospice aide, Terry Robertson, whom Lally calls Pat or Patty because thats what Lally thinks she looks like. The two women have just departed NewMark Care Center north of the Missouri River and are making the half-hour bumpy jaunt to the West Bottoms so 83-year-old Lally can receive her first tattoo.
The Royals’ push to reacquire free-agent outfielder Carlos Beltran accelerated Tuesday in face-to-face meetings and negotiations in Kansas City. The Royals pushed Beltran, 36, to the top of their offseason target list once they filled their need for a veteran starting pitcher by signing left-hander Jason Vargas to a four-year deal for $32 million on Nov. 22.
Hip-hop megastar Kanye West drew fans to the Sprint Center on Tuesday evening for a performance on his Yeezus Tour, Wests first solo tour in five years.
Ravikumar Chockalingam and Dragan Svrakic write: Marijuana is a noxious drug with proven medical side effects that trump any reason to legalize its use.
Advancing to the MLS Cup isn't enough success for Aurlien Collin of Sporting KC fame, he has teamed up with Paolini Garment Company to bring the AC78 clothing line and they held a fashion show at Mosaic Saturday night.
Any way you measure it, 2013 was a banner year for local music. Several members of the music community broke out, some of whom are making big waves nationally and internationally. As the year winds down, Timothy Finn shares some of the stand-out recordings, performances and moments.
You often hear about the travails of minor-league baseball: the long bus rides, the low pay, etc. But Royals prospect Jason Adams time in the minor leagues includes dating a beauty queen. Thats because Adams girlfriend, Kelsey Miller, was crowned Miss Delaware USA last week.
Updated Dec. 3: This man is wanted for assault on a law enforcement officer and armed criminal action. If you have information about any of these fugitives, call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (816-474-8477), go to KCCrimeStoppers.com, or text TIP452 plus message and send to 274637. All calls are anonymous.
Entombed at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean in an upended tugboat for three days, Harrison Odjegba Okene begged God for a miracle.
For the second consecutive season, Sporting KC’s Matt Besler and Graham Zusi were announced as members of the Major League Soccer Best XI team, awarded to the top 11 players in the league.
After KU finished in third place at the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament in the Bahamas last weekend, coach Bill Self hammered away at a more general criticism of his young Jayhawks team: After seven games, the players are just too casual. “I thought we would have errors of trying too hard, rather than errors of casualness,” Self said. “And that’s the thing that’s really frustrating to me.”
The area’s coffee community strives to bring variety to our cups, but the trade doesn’t flow just one way. Local professionals regularly export their own knowledge to coffee-growing countries. The resulting relationships yield better coffee for us while creating more profit, opportunity and security for farmers and their communities.
Blogs and columns
- Brownback gears up for 2014 State of the State address
- BuzzChatter Wednesday: Republicans say they need more information on the Boeing incentive package
- Missouri opening its arms WIDE for Boeing
- BuzzChatter Tuesday: Boehner explains why this Congress is the least productive ever
- Dole, Brownback, Blunt, Bond sign up to boost KC’s convention prospects