Kansas City is poised to sign a five-year renewal of the contract to put red-light cameras at dangerous intersections.
CEO pay has been going one direction for the past three years: up. The head of a typical large public company made $9.7 million in 2012, a 6.5 percent increase from a year earlier that was aided by a rising stock market. The highest paid CEO was Leslie Moonves of CBS (pictured), who made $60.3 million.
Despite the violent upheaval that Moore, Okla., endured Monday afternoon when a monstrous tornado slashed through the city, many of the people who lost much insist that their worries pale in comparison with the sadness they feel for the innocents whose young lives have come to define the towns tragedy.
- Chiefs' Wednesday practice at Arrowhead
- Highest paid CEOs
- First lady Michelle Obama visits Decatur House
- Ben McLemore at KU
- Closing arguments begin in Arias penalty phase
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- Pop composer and KC native Burt Bacharach through the years
- Royals 7, Astros 3
- Tuesday's Star Shots
- Chiefs Alex Smith on OTAs
- Survivors of Moore, Okla., tornado share their stories
- Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah on his Islamic pilgrimage
- Full Gospel Assembly damaged in storm
- Chiefs QB Chase Daniel on offensive tempo
- Spiritual and emotional care to Oklahoma
- Suspicious package at Union Station turns out to be empty cooler
- Kingfisher County Task Force searches for tornado victims
- Tomas Young decides to hold on to life
- RAW Video: Elio Motors three-wheel passenger vehicle
- DARE: Columnist Jenee' Osterheldt confronts her fear of roller coasters!
- DARE: Staff artist Hector Casanova jumps out of a plane
- T-Bones vs. Lincoln Saltdogs
- Soap Box Derby Spring Rally II
- Woofstock 2013 at Zona Rosa
- Miles Against Melanoma
- West Bottoms Car Show
- Downtown Art Annual
- T-Bones home opener vs. Wichita Wingnuts
- Parkville Junk Extravaganza
- Michael Bergens Toys for Disadvantaged Children Night Train Run
- Armed Forces Day Parade and celebration
- Heart Walk 2013
- Zona Rosa hosts Hillcrest Walk for the Homeless
- Party Pics: Hopfest in Waldo
- Party Pics: Flirt Friday at the VooDoo Lounge
- Party Pics: Dollar night at Ernie Biggs
- Party Pics: Deck Opening Party with the Stolen Winnebagos at the Longbranch
- Party Pics: Rockfest after party at Angel's Rock Bar
- Party Pics: Rockfest 2013
- Party Pics: Kong's Jam for Life
- Cuatro de Mayo Street Fest at Zocalo
- Party Pics: Vinyl Richy at the Well in Waldo
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Hopfest 2013 took place Saturday in The Well's parking lot in the Waldo area, where more than 50 craft breweries were on hand offering samplings of their beers. And if there was still room for food, there were several food trucks on hand to provide some semblance of nutrition. DJ CMAC provide the beats for the event.
OK, so you have relatives coming in from out of town this summer. You want to show them what a neat place Kansas City is, but there are so many things to do, and you’re not sure how to pick and choose. Save this list, and you’ll have a perfect itinerary no matter when or how long the interlopers stay.
On May 22, 2011, an EF-5 tornado struck Joplin, Mo, killing 161 people and causing massive damage and destruction. These images are eerily similar to the photographs taken this week in Moore, Oklahoma.
A new restaurant and bar opens today in the former R Bar space in the West Bottoms. Voltaire -- named after the French philosopher -- is a new restaurant from Jill Myers and Wes Gartner, the owners of Moxie Catering. I stopped by yesterday afternoon to talk to Myers and Gartner and sample a few items on the menu, which is inspired by cuisines from all over the world.
It’s been decades since a true shooting guard went No. 1 overall in the NBA Draft. And Ben McLemore is trying to become the first Jayhawk to go first overall since Danny Manning in 1988. But does McLemore have a chance?
Updated May 22: This man is wanted for burglary. If you have information about any of these fugitives, call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (816-474-8477), go to KCCrimeStoppers.com, or text TIP452 plus message and send to 274637. All calls are anonymous.
The Royals came out of Tuesday's eighth inning with a lead and won the game against the Astros 7-3, but this one could have gone the other way because of poor pitch selection. Too many times on this road trip, Royals fans have seen hitters take when they should be swinging and swing when they should be taking.
A homeless man whose face was mostly chewed off in a bizarre attack last year in Miami appears to be mostly at peace with his disfigurement, strumming a guitar, making jokes and thanking people for their donations to help pay for his care.
Kansas Sens. Jerry Moran and Pat Roberts on Wednesday cheered the Air Forces decision to pick McConnell Air Force Base in Wichita as the home for new refueling tankers. The Air Force will make an official announcement later Wednesday morning after it informs the congressional delegations from the states involved of the decisions.
The Hangover Part III brings a little mystery back to the franchise, by reinventing the formula. Theres no wedding nor missing groomsman this time. No actual hangover from which to recover. Instead, the film is more a caper than a comedy.
Led by Mayor Sly James, KC’s elected officials work well together in setting priorities for using city funds. But don’t get carried away: History shows politicians, city managers and staff members routinely talk a good game about setting priorities and wisely spending public funds.
This third annual 5K run/walk and kids run, held Saturday at Blue Springs South High School, included post-run entertainment by the Kansas-City based Lynyrd Skynyrd tribute band Edge of Forever. The event raises funds to help melanoma research and awareness.
Cooking with fire may be in our DNA, but as our palates evolve, so does grilling. Whether your style is fast and furious grilling or low and slow barbecue, 2013s top crop of guide books includes clever tips and mouthwatering recipes from serious competitive cookers, gourmet-driven and trend-setting staffs of food magazines, and professional chefs with a bent for fine dining.