Martin Truex Jr. comments on his victory in the Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway, a day after a member of the car’s crew, Jim Watson, died of a heart attack after a go-kart outing with crew members in Raytown.
Olympic speed skater Brian Hansen talks about the similarities between preparing for speed skating and NASCAR driving before driving the pace car at the Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan.
Kansas City Missouri firefighter Tarshish Jones and attorneys Lynne Bratcher and Erin Vernon react after a jury awarded Jones over $350,000 in compensatory damages following a race discrimination suit over promotions in the fire department.
Merriam police officer Brad Thomas, stepson of slain Kansas City, Kansas police Capt. Robert "Dave" Melton, has been training to join area police officers, firefighters and EMT/paramedics for the upcoming Guns N’ Hoses 2017 Charity Boxing Event. The event raises money for the Kansas City Crime Commission’s Surviving Spouse and Family Endowment Fund. Video by John Sleezer and Joe Robertson/The Kansas City Star
At Lifted Spirits Distillery in Kansas City, Chow Town host Jill Wendholt Silva visits with Chef Renee Kelly about her new farm-to-table TV show, “Harvest With Renee Kelly.” The pair visited with Michael Stuckey, head distiller of Lifted Spirits, to learn more about the locally grown grains he uses to make the company’s line of craft spirits, and about the mystery of absinthe.
More than a half dozen metro law enforcement agencies helped federal agents arrest 10 underage human traffickers and recover three minors in the Kansas City area as part of a nationwide sting that included 120 arrests and the recovery of 84 minors.