U.S. Sens. Pat Roberts of Kansas and Claire McCaskill of Missouri stress the potential for agro-terrorism and the need for the United States to be prepared, following a roundtable discussion Friday at the American Royal complex.
Roosevelt Cooper, a student and athlete at Hogan Prep Academy, talked with Cascade Media Group in this December 2015 video. The teenager was shot to death Thursday afternoon in the parking lot of a Kansas City grocery store. was He was set to leave for college in Springfield, Mo., on Friday.
Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal was adamant Friday that she isn’t resigning over a Facebook post calling for President Donald Trump’s assassination. Chappelle-Nadal, a University City Democrat, has faced calls by Missouri’s top Democrats and Republicans demanding she resign from the legislature over a comment she posted on her personal Facebook Thursday: “I hope Trump is assassinated.” (Photos in this video are from the Associated Press)
U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill discusses how tension in the Trump administration could impact the upcoming debt ceiling debate. She also reacts to White House strategist Steve Bannon's interview with The American Prospect.
Culinary arts students in the Shawnee Mission School District started the school year in the new Center for Academic Achievement, which includes a 11,000-square-foot space for a bakery, coffee shop and restaurant.
Star food editor Jill Wendholt Silva gets an early look at the Monarch Cocktail Lounge and Bar during a Facebook Chow Town Live. Bar manager Brock Schulte talks cocktails in this distinctive new space on the West Plaza.
WARNING: This video contains graphic content. Clashes between protesters and counterprotesters broke out in Charlottesville, Va. even after a white nationalist rally called 'Unite the Right' was cancelled. At one point a car plowed into a crowd of protesters killing a 32-year-old woman and leaving many others injured. The driver, James Alex Fields Jr., a 20-year-old from Ohio, was charged with second-degree murder.
The Village of Ferrelview, Mo., east of Kansas City International Airport, is in turmoil over the reported rape of a 14-year-old girl allegedly by the son of the board of trustees' chairwoman, Theresa Wilson; city finances; and the possible dismissal of Police Chief Daniel Clayton. The last board meeting on Aug. 8 erupted in pandemonium after an incendiary comment by Street Commissioner Melvin Rhodes.