<![CDATA[KC Breaking News, Sports, Weather & More | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/ en-us Thu, 21 Apr 2016 08:47:40 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Thu, 21 Apr 2016 08:47:40 CDT Homepage 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com New University of Kansas Hospital will be built in Overland Park http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article91921182.html#storylink=rss Groundbreaking will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday

Indian Creek Campus grows through patient demand

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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:06:19 CDT

A reminder of a painful heritage, slave cabin in Sedalia is shunned http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/missouri/article91878802.html#storylink=rss Marge Harlan, who started the town’s black history library, had the cabin built to help people make peace with their past

Despite her good intentions, she’s found that nobody much likes it

People think her heart is in the right place, even if her slave cabin isn’t

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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 09:19:22 CDT

Clinton wins historic nomination, says glass ceiling cracked http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article92005192.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 26 Jul 2016 18:06:45 CDT

Meryl Streep, Alicia Keys and Elizabeth Banks among host of stars at Democratic convention http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article92057882.html#storylink=rss Donald Trump promised not to throw a “boring” political convention like ones he’d seen in the past

He promised a convention full of celebrities — and then social media slammed him because B-lister Scott Baio was the most high-profile celebrity in Cleveland

No ifs, ands, or buts about it, the Democrats have already staged the most star-studded convention — if that counts for anything

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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 22:38:56 CDT

No relief in sight for Royals in 13-0 loss to Angels http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article92057897.html#storylink=rss Kansas City falls three games below the .500 mark

Los Angeles piles up 22 hits while holding the Royals to three

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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 22:39:13 CDT

Missouri and Kansas Democrats say President Obama is underappreciated, misunderstood http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article91951507.html#storylink=rss President Barack Obama speaks to the Democratic convention Wednesday and is expected to discuss his eight years in office

Kansas and Missouri Democrats know Obama is unpopular in their states, but they say he has faced challenges other presidents have not

Sen. Bernie Sanders promises more party-building in both states

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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 14:49:12 CDT

Royals recall top prospect Raul Mondesi, send Whit Merrifield to Omaha http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article91927967.html#storylink=rss Mondesi, who turns 21 on Wednesday, was batting .304 for the Storm Chasers

He made his major-league debut during the World Series last year

Merrifield was batting .271 in 210 at-bats

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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:33:34 CDT

Mellinger Minutes: Royals at the trade deadline, Chiefs at training camp, Big 12 expansion and more http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article91896347.html#storylink=rss Does Tim Kaine forward top 10 lists he appears on to all his friends?

How should the Chiefs use Jamaal Charles this season?

A theory on why the Royals are striking out so much more this season

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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 10:53:20 CDT

Four candidates for Missouri governor battle in tight GOP primary http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article92004777.html#storylink=rss The race features Peter Kinder, Catherine Hanaway, John Brunner and Eric Greitens

Brunner and Greitens consider themselves outsiders

While they agree on most issues, the candidates bring vastly different experiences to the campaign

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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 18:04:30 CDT

Clinton talks Clinton, Bubba makes the case for Hillary http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article92055092.html#storylink=rss Former President Bill Clinton spoke to the Democratic National Convention on behalf of his wife’s quest for the White House

His pitch for Hillary Clinton came with the couple’s unique political baggage as subtext

He argued for his candidacy while telling their love story

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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 22:16:28 CDT

KC town hall meeting on violence seeks answers in youth groups, smart policing, gun control, jobs http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article92043647.html#storylink=rss Kansas City residents and leaders gather to talk about violence in the city

Teens, police, prosecutor, pastors, elected officials discuss what is working

From local mentoring to Jefferson City politics, most answers involve greater civic engagement

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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 21:03:38 CDT

Shawnee Mission board, teachers at odds over new contract http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/northeast-joco/article91911307.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 26 Jul 2016 12:11:05 CDT

A taste of Kansas City’s food history, with roots in Westport http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article91750172.html#storylink=rss JCCC’s Andrea Broomfield has written the first comprehensive culinary history of KC

Westport marks the birthplace of our food, beverage and hospitality industry

Join Broomfield for a video walking tour of Westport

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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 08:00:00 CDT

Bernie Sanders pays surprise morning visit to Kansas and Missouri delegates http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article91870312.html#storylink=rss Sen. Bernie Sanders spoke to both delegations on Tuesday morning

The visit followed his speech Monday night urging support for Hillary Clinton

Sanders promised to get more campaign money into Kansas

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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 08:21:50 CDT

Mission Gateway gets unanimous recommendation from planning commission http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/development/article91841582.html#storylink=rss Latest Mission Gateway proposal, which includes apartments on top of a Walmart store, gets approval for preliminary site plan

Walmart store, which anchors the project, will be a 24-hour operation

Site plan now moves to the Mission City Council

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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 22:17:10 CDT

Sarah Silverman scolds fellow Bernie Sanders fans, wins Twitter on first night of Democratic convention http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article91842322.html#storylink=rss You never know what is going to catch Twitter’s eye during a political convention

On the first night of the Democratic National Convention, a Sarah Silverman scold of Bernie Sanders supporters nearly blew up Twitter

And thanks to actor Ken Jeong, Democrats have a new catch phrase that will likely not go over well in the Trump household

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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 22:24:46 CDT

Small Missouri town frustrated by railway’s draining lake http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article90171747.html#storylink=rss A pond in Blackburn, Mo., is drained by a broken spillway

Residents say its demise hurts the look of the town and its ability to fight fires

Kansas City Southern owns the property and says it’s not obligated to make repairs

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Sun, 17 Jul 2016 15:06:32 CDT

Lead problem (if there is one) remains a frustrating mystery in Salina, Kan. http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article91604667.html#storylink=rss Routine exams find 32 kids with high lead levels, sparking a state probe

Residents wonder about the drinking water, a battery factory

A pediatrician cites the “Flint influence” for residents’ heightened concerns

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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 16:26:27 CDT

DNC’s informercial features boos for its own product (Hillary Clinton) http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article91844427.html#storylink=rss The Democratic National Convention kicked off with acrimony from a disappointed Bernie Sanders crowd

Michelle Obama, Elizabeth Warren and Sanders made a case against Donald Trump and for Clinton

Enthusiasm for a the party’s first woman nominee looked mixed at the convention’s open

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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 22:35:06 CDT

GM Dayton Moore says Royals focused on making a run — while listening to trade offers http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article91837872.html#storylink=rss With the Royals falling out of playoff contention, the front office faces tough decisions before the Aug. 1 trade deadline

KC’s trade assets include Edinson Volquez, Kendrys Morales and Luke Hochevar

Wade Davis’ name has been thrown out in trade talks

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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 21:42:24 CDT

Dear Abby: Single mom craves contact with her extended family http://www.kansascity.com/living/advice-columns/article89656507.html#storylink=rss I am a single mother of two biracial daughters ages 2 and 4. They fill my life with joy. But I haven’t been able to face my strongly Christian family since my second child’s birth, and I miss them very much.

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 08:00:00 CDT

The man who shot Reagan is being released http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article92084622.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 27 Jul 2016 08:28:24 CDT

A French newspaper draws the line amid terror wave http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/world/article92076737.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 27 Jul 2016 07:02:24 CDT By James McAuley, Washington Post

Bill Clinton puts a human face on his wife, the presidential nominee http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article92048887.html#storylink=rss In a folksy, personal address, he tells of Hillary Clinton’s life of public service

He tells of his courtship and persistent effort to get her to marry him

He says Republicans are running against a cartoon version of her

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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 21:40:55 CDT

Why Hillary Clinton needs and wants Obama’s help http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article92003782.html#storylink=rss President speaks at Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia Wednesday

Polls show Obama’s approval ratings are the highest since start of his presidency

Clinton has embraced Obama but if he gets too close, some say it could hurt her

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 05:00:00 CDT

Police investigating four Country Club Plaza robberies http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/crime/article92076672.html#storylink=rss Four robberies occurred at the Country Club Plaza overnight

Police have suspects in custody for one of the robberies, according to media reports

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 06:58:45 CDT

Kansas City teen attacks, stabs his grandmother http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/crime/article92083212.html#storylink=rss The woman said her 16-year-old grandson punched and stabbed her during altercation

The attack happened at a residence in the 4000 block of East 68th Terrace

The teen left in a car; the victim walked to another residence and asked for help

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 08:11:51 CDT

After blazing start, Royals’ Whit Merrifield will try to break out of slump at Class AAA Omaha http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article92082827.html#storylink=rss The Royals demoted Merrifield on Tuesday while promoting top prospect Raul A. Mondesi

The 27-year-old utility man was batting just .170 (9 for 53) in July.

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 08:07:58 CDT

The ice bucket challenge may have paid off http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article92077212.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 27 Jul 2016 07:10:13 CDT

Democrats promise new push for gun control http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article92028032.html#storylink=rss Mass shootings coupled with police shootings lead to new call for action

Push on gun issues promps fierce rebuttal from National Rifle Association

NRA, a Trump supporter, begins multimillion campaign against Clinton

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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 19:29:56 CDT