Dontae Jefferson's attorney on what led to the shooting
Jarrett Johnson said Jefferson was 17 years old when he was part of a robbery in which no one was injured and was sent to a maximum security prison. He should have been sent to a program instead, he said.
Zei Uwadia, 16, is the first patient at Children’s Mercy Hospital to walk on ECMO, a form of life support that pumps blood from her heart, oxygenates it, then pumps it back in her body. Zei’s lungs failed in October for unexplained reasons.
High school students from across the Kansas City area have been meeting to prepare for "March For Our Lives" gun protest Saturday. They gathered recently at the Country Club Plaza branch of the Mid-Content Library.
A singing principal in Florence, Kentucky, whose musical school closing announcements have gone viral, was back on March 21 letting parents know Union Pointe Academy was closed due to a spring snowstorm.
Lawrence scientist Syed A. Jamal was freed from jail Tuesday by a U.S. District Court judge in Kansas City pending the outcome of his deportation case. The Bangladeshi-born Jamal, 55, had been detained by ICE since his Jan. 24 arrest.