Daren Fristoe was charged in November 2014 with stealing nearly $121,000 from Coordinating Committee for Automotive Repair, where he was executive director prior to joining the city manager’s office in 2013. He resigned from the city the following month. On Wednesday, a day after the charges were dismissed in Jackson County Circuit Court, Fristoe thanked his family and friends for their support.
Gravitational waves, often said to look like ripples in a pond, will help scientists answer questions about creation of astronomical phenomena and disturbances, such as the merging of black holes, collision of neutron stars, supernova explosions and more. Gravitational waves were predicted by physicist Albert Einstein’s general theory of relativity 100 years ago.
Royals mascot Sluggerrrr surprised a doctor and a nurse at Children's Mercy Hospital on Thursday with a special Valentine's Day message of love from their husbands. Sluggerrr will be delivering his Sluggerrrr Grams around town through Sunday.
On Thursday, exhibitors prepare their vehicles for the opening of the 56th annual O'Reilly Auto Parts World of Wheels car show at Bartle Hall. Hundreds of custom cars, classics, hot rods, trucks, motorcycles, buses and race cars will be on display Friday through Sunday.
Kansas City Mayor Sly James and City manager Troy Schulte along with other city officials released a budget proposal Thursday that includes spending roughly $10 million over the next two years to demolish about 800 registered dangerous buildings.