A locally produced Web series called “Kill Em All” brings national acclaim to its actors and director. The production offers a peek into the world of filmmaking in the Kansas City area. Its director, Jesse Pringle, lives in Westwood.
Spending Thanksgiving with the Griswolds? Santa diving with penguins? From Thursday’s Plaza Lighting Ceremony to the Trans-Siberian Orchestra’s holiday show, here are a few of Kansas City’s seasonal offerings.
Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson told ABC News in an exclusive interview Tuesday that “all I wanted to do is live” in the moments before he shot unarmed teenager Michael Brown. The interview, with “Good Morning America” co-host George Stephanopoulos, aired less than 24 hours after St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch announced that Wilson would not face criminal charges for the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown.
The wireless carrier had said it eliminated 1,700 jobs this fall. A new report shows that layoffs at the headquarters accounted for 910 of those cutbacks. Sprint plans to eliminate 2,000 more jobs companywide as part of a $1.5 billion cost-cutting plan.
A New Jersey hiker killed by a bear in September took a series of photos with his cellphone before the bear mauled him to death. Police in West Milford have released photos taken by 22-year-old Darsh Patel before he was killed by the 300-pound black bear while hiking in the Apshawa Preserve.
St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch – whose impartiality has been questioned since soon after Michael Brown was killed by Officer Darren Wilson on Aug. 9 – has come under renewed scrutiny since he appeared before television cameras to announce that the grand jury would not indict Wilson.
To get ready for the Thanksgiving kickoff to the holiday season, we asked certified cheesemonger Lincoln Broadbooks to pick five perfect cheeses for a pre-feast cheese board. We then shared his selections with wine expert and Star columnist Doug Frost, who came up with wines to complement each.
We’re compiling a list of area restaurants serving Thanksgiving dinner, other restaurants that will be open that day serving their regular menus, as well as operations offering Thanksgiving dinners to take home.
How do you destroy decades of goodwill built up between your organization and the city you depend on to love you back? Through brute arrogance that serves no one well. That’s where we are today with the American Royal.