Officials say a 16-year-old boy is "lucky to be alive" and unharmed after flying from California to Hawaii stowed away in a plane's wheel well, surviving cold temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen.
A hearing on three articles of impeachment against the Democratic governor will take place on Wednesday.
Once the province of activists and stoners, the traditional pot holiday of April 20 has gone mainstream in the first state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana. Tens of thousands gathered for a weekend of Colorado cannabis-themed festivals and entertainment.
- Easter Parade at Zona Rosa
- Sporting KC vs. Montreal Impact fans
- Hyde Park Spring Frolic and Egg Hunt
- Down Syndrome Guild of Greater Kansas City Prom
- Community of Christ Church Easter Carnival
- The 87th annual Kansas Relays
- New Life Family Church Spring Festival
- Westport Easter SpEGGtacular
- Southcreek Office Park Easter Egg 5K and Bunny Fun Run
- Good Friday on the Plaza
- Embassy Suites 25th Anniversary Client Party
- Antioch Park Easter Egg Hunt
In December 1987, he was facing 15 years in prison and half a million dollars in fines after mailing a Declaration of War to authorities and white activists across the country. In a letter to the judge, Miller said his declaration was wrong. Miller cut a deal with prosecutors, agreeing to cooperate fully with a federal investigation. In less than three years, he was a free man.
It's off to the races Monday morning for myself and 35,999 other runners at the 118th Boston Marathon.
As Mayor Sly James said at the news conference announcing the arrest of Mohammed Whitaker in connection with the series of recent highway shootings, it takes some bravery to report suspicious behavior or step forward as a witness. But its far better for all of us than living in fear.
Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of its Oscar Mayer wieners because they may mistakenly contain cheese.
The KCI Terminal Advisory Group appears ready to decide Tuesday or soon after on a specific terminal configuration for the airport’s future. The group is expected to recommend one of three options: major renovation of two existing terminals, renovation of two existing terminals with a central building connection, or construction of a new single terminal.
Medicaid wont expand in Kansas anytime soon. HB 2552, which requires an act of the Legislature to expand Medicaid through the Affordable Care Act, has been signed by Gov. Sam Brownback, his office announced Friday.
Veteran runners arent getting big bucks in free-agency, and those in 2014 NFL Draft will get less guaranteed money the lower they are selected. The financial realities of the situation means that it behooves college running backs to get into the league as soon as possible so they can get their free-agency clock started.
Connie Stevens who is in town to star in the New Theatre Restaurant production of Miracle on South Division Street was the classic studio starlet. She made dumb TV shows (Hawaiian Eye) and movies we now regard as camp (Parrish, Susan Slade). She made pop records. As time went by, she played Vegas. But as is often the case with celebrities we think we know, a serious human being is at work behind the superficial imagery.
Fans gathered to cheer for Sporting Kansas City as they played the Montreal Impact on Saturday night at Sporting Park. Sporting won the match 4-0.
By now, at least half of them should be gone. Out of teaching within five years. Thats the national trend the first graduating class of the University of Missouri-Kansas Citys Institute for Urban Education was up against. Yet theyve made it. All of them.
From the splendor of the Vatican to some of the world's most troubled regions, Christians worldwide sought hope Sunday in their religion's holiest event the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus. In Rome, Pope Francis made an Easter plea for peace and dialogue in Ukraine and Syria and for an end to terrorist attacks against Christians in Nigeria. He also called for more attention to the needy and the hungry.
Kansas City will hear the Rev. Jeremiah Wright Jr. this week, a man most often referred to as “Obama’s former minister.” It’s part of a mission established at the Saint Paul School of Theology to engage the community on matters of public service, policy and debate.
Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration's conclusions that they are a much cleaner oil alternative and will help combat climate change.
Blogs and columns
- Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers plans another Olathe restaurant
- First Watch plans to remodel two area restaurants and return in North Kansas City
- Skechers Factory Outlet Store opening in Overland Park
- Topekas PTs at College Hill makes top coffee shop list
- AMC Town Center theaters get a seven-figure face-lift
- Thursday links: Kiper predicts Chiefs will take Marqise Lee in latest mock draft
- Wednesday links: Chiefs reportedly meet with Georgia QB Aaron Murray
- Chiefs make cameo in ‘Draft Day’ movie
- Chiefs work out small-college cornerback Keith Lewis
- An 'elite' NFL jersey will set you back $295 as Nike increases prices
- Expansion of east side of Memorial Stadium will give MU football fans ‘a better experience’
- Laden with new personnel, MU offense to be tested in spring game
- Bob Lutz: Can (and will) Missouri dig deep enough to get Gregg Marshall?
- Local service for Pee Wee Summers set for April 29
- KU to break ground on home for Naismith’s basketball rules May 2