USA Boxing president John Brown of Shawnee has coached boxing for more than 50 years. He was driven to helping kids by a lonely childhood of his own. Late heavyweight champion Tommy Morrison and Olympic hopeful Cam F. Awesome are two his protégés, though opposites who have entirely different meaning in his life.
Kansas City has seen a 25 percent jump in killings so far this year. A national expert recently pointed out that Kansas City was among the top 10 cities with the highest increase in homicides, but experts here say it may be more of the same.
Attorney General Loretta Lynch says she intends to accept the recommendation by career investigators and prosecutors at the FBI and Justice Department in the case involving the handling of sensitive information stored on Hillary Clinton’s personal email server.
Kansas closed the books on another dreadful fiscal year Thursday. And when the numbers were released Friday, the damage was startling. Why can’t Kansas collect enough revenue to provide the kind of basic public services 3 million residents deserve? Because of the (reckless/destructive/fill-in-the-blank) income tax cuts Gov. Sam Brownback and the Legislature approved in 2012.
A man who shot and killed his estranged wife outside of a Belton strip mall Friday morning was later found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot. After wrecking a vehicle in the 3000 block of East 85th Street, witnesses said the man ran into wooded area near 85th and Prospect Ave.
Kansas City Police investigate vehicle wreck following Belton shooting
Joe Jonas, DNCE give away doughnuts to thousands of Kansas City fans
Kansas City's new superintendent arrives
Boxing coach is hopeful for Cam F. Awesome’s Olympic bid