Relatives of a man who died after struggling with Kansas City police officers Monday morning said they believe he may have been lost, intoxicated and looking for a ride when he got into a strangers car and refused to get out.
Everyone knows someone who is habitually late. It’s a maddening trait to the unafflicted who see the problem as remarkably easy to fix: Start earlier. That’s how the Royals’ two new hitting coaches, George Brett and Pedro Grifol, diagnosed Eric Hosmer’s swing.
Tommy Thompson, health and human services secretary under President George W. Bush, and pharmacist Sarah Sellers said they founded the Working Group on Pharmaceutical Safety to ensure that all the medications taken by U.S. consumers are safe and effective.
The male polar bear at the Kansas City Zoo is off exhibit and is being treated with gastrointestinal medication, officials said Tuesday. Nikita is also being fed a diet of boiled beef in the holding area behind the exhibit.
Jennifer Kerr was looking for a way to improve her family’s future in 2009 when she decided an education at Vatterott College would be her key. But the Lee’s Summit single mother said the college deceived her. A Jackson County jury found in favor of Kerr and found that Vatterott Educational Centers Inc. had violated the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act.
The Pie Five Pizza Co. which sells individual pizzas made to order and cooked in five minutes has picked a place for its first area location. Pie Five plans to open later this summer at 13366 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park.
Police are looking for a man who broke into a south Wichita business, took a joyride on a forklift and ran over one of its employees at approximately 1:50 a.m. Tuesday.
The Taliban have claimed responsibility for an attack in Afghanistan that killed four U.S. troops just hours after the insurgent group announced it would hold talks with the Americans on finding a political solution to ending the nearly 12-year war.
A central Missouri couple is concerned that a former soldier will be granted visitation or custody of the child he conceived with their 14-year-old daughter.
Chrysler says it has resolved its differences with the government and will recall older Jeep Grand Cherokee and Liberty SUVs that could be at risk of a fuel tank fire.
The death penalty is recommended for Robert Blurton in the 2009 deaths of Donnie and Sharon Luetjen and the Luetjens’ teenage granddaughter, Taron Luetjen.
UMKC has made several moves in its athletic program in the last few months, and the person who orchestrated them is on the move himself. Athletic director Tim Hall is leaving to take a similar position at Maryland-Baltimore County.
A California grand jury has indicted a Florida man on charges he strangled his ex-wife and tossed her off a cruise ship in Italy.
The Kansas City architectural firm Populous will work on a 20,000-seat project that is being co-developed by AEG, the Los Angeles-based operator of the Sprint Center, and MGM Resorts International.
President Barack Obama has given the clearest signal yet that Chairman Ben Bernanke will likely leave the Federal Reserve when his term ends in January.
KU athletics and IMG College, which holds multimedia rights for KU sports, announced Tuesday a long-term television partnership with Time Warner Cable Sports to distribute 300 hours of original KU sports programming annually, including live games, other coverage and replays. That means KU men’s basketball games carried by Jayhawk Television and aired on KSMO-TV Channel 62 in Kansas City last season will move to Metro Sports. Last season, Jayhawk Television aired six KU basketball games, including two exhibitions.
Missouri basketball coach Frank Haith announced the hiring of former Drake coach Mark Phelps as an assistant Tuesday. “I had some other opportunities and this was, by far, an absolute no-brainer,” Phelps said. “I would have run to Missouri on two feet for the opportunity.”
The lawsuit was filed in Wyandotte County District Court against Midnight Express, a company recently ordered by federal regulators to cease operation because of allegedly unsafe practices. The suit also names the companys three operators and the driver of the bus. It was filed on behalf of the infant daughter of 26-year-old Jamie Frecks.
The satellite television company blamed Overland Park-based Sprint and its revised agreement to be acquired by SoftBank Corp. Sprint had set the deadline for Dishs best and final offer after rejecting an earlier proposal from Dish as one it could not act on.