Star columnist Jeneé Osterheldt and Features Editor Sharon Hoffmann took a ride on a zip line at the Go Ape treetop adventure course at Swope Park. They had to traversed a combination of rope ladders, zip lines, Tarzan swings and a variety of other treetop crossings in order to complete the course on opening day.
The Star’s editorial board members Colleen McCain Nelson and Dave Helling talked with Leland Shurin, chairman of Kansas City’s Board of Police Commissioners, on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 about the two finalists for new police chief, Maj. Rick Smith of Kansas City and Chief Keith Humphrey of Norman, Okla.
Leaders of Jackson County and Truman Medical Centers celebrated the opening of a new clinic at Swope Health Services central location that will provide specialty care for heart and digestive conditions.
Former NFL quarterback Michael Vick, once imprisoned for running a brutal dog fighting operation, has been hired by the Kansas City Chiefs this summer, riling many animal advocates and testing just how much people are willing to forgive. (Video contains images from the Associated Press)