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Visual Arts

Rare Bosch painting, just one of five in U.S., finally on display at the Nelson

“The Temptation of St. Anthony” — one of only five paintings by Hieronymus Bosch in the U.S. — goes on display at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.

Crime

Missouri trooper pleads, avoids trial in handcuffed drowning of Brandon Ellingson

Missouri Highway Patrol Trooper Anthony Piercy avoided a jury trial when he told the judge he was guilty of negligent operation of a vessel in the death of Brandon Ellingson in late May 2014. That charge is only a Class B misdemeanor, far less than the felony the trooper faced. Though family members are torn over the plea, Ellingson’s father worried that the trial could have ended with no justice for his son.

Videos

Kansas is flat? No way, say cyclists on a mission

Chris Carrino Foundation for FSHD bike tour crosses Kansas to raise awareness about disease.
Eric Adler The Kansas City Star
Kansas is flat? No way, say cyclists on a mission 3:43

Kansas is flat? No way, say cyclists on a mission

Man live streams his takedown of Arkansas' Ten Commandments monument 1:04

Man live streams his takedown of Arkansas' Ten Commandments monument

Olathe: Top U.S. beach town? 0:47

Olathe: Top U.S. beach town?

Rally for health care at Sen. Jerry Moran's office 1:48

Rally for health care at Sen. Jerry Moran's office