Several area riders have qualified for the UCI BMX World Championships, to be held this week in Rock Hill, S.C. One rider, 9-year-old Lola Jonjevic of Kansas City, an Expert Girl Rider, even has a move, "The Jonjevic," named after her.
By Tuesday afternoon, many neighborhoods around Overland Park still don't have power. Residents are living on generators, waiting for KCP&L to restore the power knocked out after a storm hit Saturday night.
A 29-year-old man died after the SUV he was driving crashed into a tree along Santa Fe Street near Olathe View Road on Tuesday morning in Olathe. The vehicle caught fire, and a police officer and an unknown citizen pulled the driver from the wreckage. The vehicle was heading eastbound at the time of the crash. The driver died at the scene. Video by Tammy Ljungblad. Story by Robert Cronkleton/The Star.
A single vehicle accident claimed one life Tuesday morning at Santa Fe and Olathe View Road in Olathe. A tow company removed the vehicle from the scene as Olathe Police worked the accident investigation.
John Wills, an agent with State Farm insurance, answers questions commonly asked by homeowners following damaging storms. Many in metro Kansas City may be asking those questions after a series of strong storms rolled through the area Saturday evening.
Kansas City Chiefs head athletic trainer Rick Burkholder announced that Chris Jones injured his knee in the offseason and will begin camp on the PUP list. Burkholder also updated the status of the rest of the team's injuries.