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.
Bangladesh forces stormed a restaurant where heavily armed militants held dozens of people hostage for 10 hours Saturday morning, triggering explosions and finding at least five bodies lying in pools of blood. Japan’s government said that 12 people were rescued.
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