Here’s how U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill, a Missouri Democrat, reacted to presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s selection of Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia as her running mate. “It’s just a terrific selection. We now have a ticket that signals that they are the grown-ups.”
Kansas City police conducted a sobriety checkpoint until the early hours Saturday and stopped 245 vehicles. Officers arrested nine people on suspected driving under the influence. One motorist was ticketed for driving under a suspended or revoked license.
One person was transported to a hospital Saturday morning in a four-vehicle accident. The Kansas Highway Patrol said the accident occurred about 7:54 a.m. at Interstate 35 and Lamar Avenue. Two northbound lanes were still blocked at 8:50 a.m.
Hillary Clinton texted supporters Friday that her vice presidential pick is Tim Kaine. The U.S. senator from Virginia has deep roots in the Kansas City area, with family still living here. Friends say he’s anything but boring, despite his public image.
Carl Woodley of Kansas City struggles to understand his stepson’s rampage in Baton Rouge, La. Long wouldn’t talk to Woodley about his time as a Marine serving in Iraq but said he had been diagnosed with PTSD.
Cathay Williams, the only female Buffalo Soldier, has been honored with a monument in Leavenworth. During the dedication on Friday, Kansas lawmakers praised Williams. The Buffalo Soldiers were the first African-American soldiers after the Civil War.
A top official with Hillary Clinton’s campaign on Sunday accused the Russian government of orchestrating the release of damaging Democratic Party records in order to help the campaign of Republican Donald Trump – and some cyber security experts in the U.S. and overseas agree.
Newly leaked emails show just how hard Democratic party staffers worked to reward donors with tickets to White House events and seats next to President Barack Obama based on a contributor’s financial generosity, many times after they blatantly asked for perks.