Families of three people shot to death outside Jewish facilities in Overland Park last year have helped organize a week of activities next month to combat hate. They hope the event — SevenDays: Make a Ripple, Change The World — will become annual.
Police had three possible suspects in custody after an off-duty Wyandotte County Sheriff deputy was shot and critically injured in a convenience store robbery. Police took the two persons in custody about 7:15 a.m. near 47th Street and Ruby Avenue in Kansas City, Kan. A third suspect was taken into custody later.
Kansas had some kind of moments Tuesday at Allen Fieldhouse with decibels and tension filling the air — moments when a 76-69 overtime win felt impossible before slowly materializing in front of another sellout crowd and national television audience.
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback’s budget director says he’s not planning to back off cuts in funding for public schools and state universities even though tax collections were better than expected last month. Budget Director Shawn Sullivan said Wednesday that the state’s revenue picture is still too uncertain.
The defending American League champion Kansas City Royals open their 2015 spring training schedule today against the Texas Rangers (2:05 p.m. Central time on KCSP, 610 AM). The Royals don’t have many questions, but here are some answers.
“Words do hurt. Words can kill,” former Sen. Jack Danforth said at a memorial service Tuesday for state Auditor Tom Schweich. Friends say a combination of factors led to Schweich’s suicide last week, including brutal politics — and a candidate who couldn’t let things go.
A thousand families of sick kids had been turned away each year, but now with this third house, lodging near Children’s Mercy Hospital can accommodate those who need a place to stay while their children are undergoing treatments.
Am I the only one old enough to remember when “competing at the elite level” meant an athlete was training to make an Olympic team? Because now it also means a family is spending their weekend in scenic Omaha and probably dropping close to a $1,000 (at least $250 of that in entry fees) so their 11-year-old can play volleyball in a junior high gym with 750 other “elite” sixth-graders.
While 2014 was fairly frustrating for Sporting Kansas City, Dom Dwyer stood out as a shining bright spot. The young forward bulled his way into the KC record books with 22 goals — breaking Preki’s single-season record of 18.
The Oscars may have been last month, but we still haven’t forgotten about “Empire” actor Terrence Howard’s weird behavior while presenting. He stalled, ran into the microphone and turned what should have been simple lines into an awkward moment for all. So what happened?