<![CDATA[KC Breaking News, Sports, Weather & KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/ en-us Wed, 18 Nov 2015 12:18:52 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Wed, 18 Nov 2015 12:18:52 CST Homepage 60 With the support of Chiefs’ ‘family,’ Eric Berry back to being himself http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article46547950.html#storylink=rss Berry has become a playmaker again after beating lymphoma

Friendship with Justin Houston was essential

Family atmosphere helped team rebound from 1-5 start

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Wed, 25 Nov 2015 17:55:26 CST

‘The Bull’ of the Grandview Fire Department offers thanks http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article46489560.html#storylink=rss He could have died during an Oct. 5 fire

A colleague helped save him, pushing a fire truck ladder to a second-story window

Not all firefighters who yell “Mayday!” get to talk about it later, Alan Dugan says

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Wed, 25 Nov 2015 14:55:21 CST

Chicago police officer charged in killing of black teen faced 17 earlier citations http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article46544135.html#storylink=rss Jason Van Dyke was charged Tuesday in 2014 death of Laquan McDonald

Database shows few complaints have resulted in disciplinary action

Some question the independence of review panel

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Wed, 25 Nov 2015 17:40:12 CST

For Thanksgiving, nourish family with these down-to-earth recipes http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article45106167.html#storylink=rss At restaurants, a family meal is typically served before or after lunch or dinner rush

It allows staff to refuel and bond

The Star’s 2015 Thanksgiving recipes are about cooking with love

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Tue, 17 Nov 2015 03:00:00 CST

Is your workplace a holiday Santa or Scrooge? http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article46423925.html#storylink=rss Two-thirds of employers plan holiday bonuses or parties, surveys say

But bonuses often are selective, and workers may pay for their parties

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Wed, 25 Nov 2015 10:43:14 CST

With last remnants of Border War set to graduate, Missouri-Arkansas rivalry heats up http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article46498480.html#storylink=rss Last nine Missouri players with ties to Border War set to graduate

Tigers still want to renew rivalry with Kansas

MU focuses on ramping up Battle Line Rivalry on Friday with Arkansas (1:30 p.m., CBS)

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Wed, 25 Nov 2015 15:13:35 CST

Abortions are no longer performed at Columbia’s Planned Parenthood clinic http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article46415635.html#storylink=rss Only one facility in Missouri now offers abortion services

Columbia clinic is set to lose license to perform abortions Nov. 30 at midnight

Planned Parenthood officials say they may go to court to resume abortions

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Wed, 25 Nov 2015 10:03:48 CST

Beware of Bunchems: Hot toy is a hot mess http://www.kansascity.com/living/family/article46316410.html#storylink=rss Colorful, popular building toy is creating a bunch of problems

The clingy, marble-size, rainbow-colored balls can become hopelessly stuck in hair

Angry parents are taking to social media to complain and warn one another to stay away from the toy

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Tue, 24 Nov 2015 17:45:09 CST

Give thanks for cheaper gas prices, now at a seven-year low http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article46432425.html#storylink=rss Holiday weekend drivers will save at the pump

Prices are expected to be even lower in December

Gas in the KC area, as usual, is cheaper than the national average

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Wed, 25 Nov 2015 11:19:32 CST

NCAA clears Kansas’ Cheick Diallo to begin playing Dec. 1 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article46481265.html#storylink=rss NCAA on Wednesday announces that Kansas freshman forward can play

His first game will be Tuesday, but he’ll miss Maui Invitational championship game

Addition of 6-foot-9 McDonald’s All-American could make Jayhawks a title favorite

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Wed, 25 Nov 2015 14:31:48 CST

Rock Island Line trail project filled with promise — and obstacles http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article46394955.html#storylink=rss Jackson County hopes to begin work on Rock Island trail next year

But gaps in the corridor will present challenges

The estimate to build the trail is $16 million, but that may be conservative

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Wed, 25 Nov 2015 07:18:23 CST

McCollum Hall on KU campus comes tumbling down http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article46410830.html#storylink=rss The dorm opened 50 years ago and was a Daisy Hill landmark

The university plans to add a surface parking lot on the old McCollum site

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Wed, 25 Nov 2015 09:43:57 CST

Three fun places around Kansas City to escape Black Friday — together http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/jenee-osterheldt/article45762850.html#storylink=rss Black Friday sales hijack Thanksgiving

Get out of the house and have fun together this holiday weekend

We visited a trampoline extravaganza, a craft haven and a mystery room

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Wed, 25 Nov 2015 05:00:00 CST

Authorities investigate death of reported 8-year-old Kansas driver http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article46443785.html#storylink=rss Cadence Orcutt died in a wreck Sunday in Donipan County, Kan.

Her grandfather told authorities that the girl, 8, had been driving

He has driving-related convictions and got out of a Missouri prison in March

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Wed, 25 Nov 2015 12:02:57 CST

A body at rest: Congress plans a light schedule for next year http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article46494450.html#storylink=rss Next year, the Senate plans no more than 143 days legislating, with the House just 111 days

Blame an election year and party friction

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Wed, 25 Nov 2015 15:10:31 CST

Newborn ‘Baby Jesus’ found in nativity scene manger in New York church http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article46442130.html#storylink=rss The infant, who weighed about 5 pounds, still had his umbilical cord attached

“For unto us a child is born,” the Rev. Christopher Ryan Heanue announced

A video shows a woman arriving with the baby and departing without him

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Wed, 25 Nov 2015 11:57:26 CST

Wine pairings for Thanksgiving Day whether your turkey is roasted, deep-fried or smoked http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article46449465.html#storylink=rss Finding the perfect wine for Thanksgiving dinner doesn’t have to be difficult

There are several ways to cook the turkey, so it makes sense some wines would go better than others for each method

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Wed, 25 Nov 2015 12:36:50 CST

Patience, blocking finally pay off for Chiefs running back Spencer Ware http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article46326800.html#storylink=rss A product of LSU, Ware was a sixth-round pick in 2013

Ware was kept around in KC because of his blocking skill

Ware is grateful for opportunity after DUI

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Tue, 24 Nov 2015 18:23:35 CST

How two men beat an obstacle course race – one carrying the other http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article46421125.html#storylink=rss Michael Anders and Michael Angel took on a gritty race and both are thankful

But Anders says Angel, who has cerebral palsy, shoulders burden daily

Anders: ‘Michael, in some ways, is the strongest person that I know’

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Wed, 25 Nov 2015 10:25:48 CST

T-Mobile heats up price war with $200 for Sprint customers who switch http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article46441150.html#storylink=rss T-Mobile chief executive John Legere pitches offer with a jab at Sprint’s network performance

Deal applies to Sprint, Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile customers

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Wed, 25 Nov 2015 11:52:29 CST

Winning lottery numbers for Wednesday, Nov. 25 http://www.kansascity.com/news/lottery/article46595970.html#storylink=rss Please confirm numbers with state lottery officials

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Wed, 25 Nov 2015 23:13:07 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/lottery/article46595970.html
Halftime observations: No. 19 Vanderbilt 30, No. 5 Kansas 26 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article46590405.html#storylink=rss Kansas trails Vanderbilt 30-26 at halftime in the Maui Invitational title game

Senior forward Perry Ellis is held scoreless

Junior guard Wayne Selden has 13 points in the first half

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Wed, 25 Nov 2015 22:06:02 CST

Texas A&M wins SEC volleyball title with five-set victory over Missouri http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article46586690.html#storylink=rss Aggies top Tigers in five sets Wednesday in Columbia

Tigers miss opportunity to tie for first in SEC

Aggies prevail 19-25, 25-20, 25-27, 25-22, 15-10

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Wed, 25 Nov 2015 21:31:54 CST

College results - November 25 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/scores-stats/article46582520.html#storylink=rss College results for area teams

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Wed, 25 Nov 2015 20:46:17 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/scores-stats/article46582520.html
Grandview firefighter recalls freeing fellow firefighter trapped in burning building http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article46447750.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 20:40:33 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article46447750.html Missouri Varsity Zone: State championship preview http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article46580540.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 20:38:58 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article46580540.html High school results - November 25 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/scores-stats/article46580045.html#storylink=rss High school results for November 25

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Wed, 25 Nov 2015 20:25:29 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/scores-stats/article46580045.html
Area golf results - November 25 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/scores-stats/article46579980.html#storylink=rss Area golf results for November 25

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Wed, 25 Nov 2015 20:24:38 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/scores-stats/article46579980.html
Thomas Friedman: Saudi Arabia now features more young leaders http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/syndicated-columnists/article46578035.html#storylink=rss I ran into something I didn’t know: Something is stirring in this society

Disruptive choices in the Arab world are having far-reaching effects

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Wed, 25 Nov 2015 20:11:15 CST

The federal government’s little-known pension heist http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article46574270.html#storylink=rss Pensions of some retired Teamsters could be cut as much as 60 percent

Used to be illegal to slice into the earned pensions of workers

A 2014 law allows some underfunded pensions to break bargains with retirees.

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Wed, 25 Nov 2015 19:51:21 CST