Baseball Hall of Fame opens for Buck O’Neil, but he’s already earned something better

The metaphorical door that had been locked and shut forever to Buck O’Neil is open again, just a sliver, enough for the light to come through but not enough to see what’s on the other side. A hundred possibilities come from the Hall of Fame’s announcement of structural changes. The one of most interest around Kansas City is a rewrite of how folks from the Negro Leagues will be considered.

Munich shooter was bullied loner, planned attack for a year

The teenager behind the deadly shooting rampage in Munich was a withdrawn loner obsessed with playing "killer" video games in his bedroom, a victim of bullying who suffered from panic attacks set off by contacts with other people, investigators said Sunday, adding that he had planned the attack for a year.

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While the world plays Pokemon Go, a hunt of another kind fascinates Missouri town

While the rest of the world is seeking virtual creatures on their phones, Bolivar, Mo., takes a more old-fashioned approach

The southwest Missouri town launched a community art project that has families painting, hiding and finding rocks together

Other communities have copied the idea, including some in the Kansas City area

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Funeral service for Kansas City, Kan., police Capt. Robert Melton

Kansas City, Kansas Police Department Captain Robert "Dave" Melton was laid to rest on Saturday with a funeral service at Children's Mercy Park following the fatal shooting of the 46-year-old veteran officer on Tuesday.
David Eulitt deulitt@kcstar.com
Funeral service for Kansas City, Kan., police Capt. Robert Melton 3:26

Funeral service for Kansas City, Kan., police Capt. Robert Melton

Why Sen. Tim Kaine is Hillary Clinton’s VP pick 1:17

Why Sen. Tim Kaine is Hillary Clinton’s VP pick

Meet the neighbors: Sprint welcomes employees new to Kansas City with a party 2:30

Meet the neighbors: Sprint welcomes employees new to Kansas City with a party

Fly fishing in Yellowstone 2:40

Fly fishing in Yellowstone