Kansas City police released a 16-second video of a person of interest in fatal shooting of utility worker Johnathon L. Porter on Tuesday near Ninth Street and Brooklyn Avenue. The man is seen walking near the shooting.
The fossil skeleton of the only known dinosaur to live in Kansas, an "armadillo on steroids" discovered on a ranch in Ottawa County, is back in an enhanced display at the University of Kansas Natural History Museum.
After hearings in Kansas City and Jefferson City, those on both sides of the abortion issue are awaiting a ruling on whether Missouri can continue to enforce a new law that places tighter regulations on medication-induced abortion.
A Stingray Bay exhibit that will allow visitors to touch cownosed rays and small bamboo sharks is tentatively scheduled to open May 18, 2018, at the Kansas City Zoo. A playground for children with disabilities will open May 4.
A week after The Star reported that Frank White's house was in danger of being sold at auction, the foreclosure sale has been called off. That's the third time this has happened since he became Jackson County executive in 2016.
Gov. Eric Greitens' attorneys on Thursday asked a judge to remove Attorney General Josh Hawley from an investigation of the governor's use of a charity's donor list, arguing that Hawley's campaign for U.S. Senate is affecting his conduct.
Abigail L. Edwards was in the wrong place when she was killed in a shooting in Independence last week, a relative said. She was spending time with friends when a feud that didn't involve her turned violent. Two men have been charged.
A former corrections officer has pleaded guilty to smuggling cell phones and other contraband to inmates in the Jackson County Detention Center. Andre Dickerson was one of several people charged in federal court last year in the smuggling case.
William H. York has been charged in a shooting that killed Abigail Edwards in Independence. York and Tristen Bishop are charged with unlawful use of a weapon after allegedly firing shots from the street into a residence that Edwards occupied.
Last year, a bipartisan group of senators strong-armed GOP leaders to fully fund education. But Wednesday the Missouri Senate endorsed a budget that falls $50 million short of fully funding the formula that allocates money to the state's K-12 school districts.
A teen who was elected prom king with nearly 50 percent of the vote is not apologizing for wearing a dress to the Powdersville High prom in Greenville, South Carolina. Now, he's talking about wearing one to graduation.
The U.S. Senate confirmed Pompeo on Thursday as secretary of state. The 57-42 vote caps a meteoric rise for 54-year-old Pompeo, who went from Congress to fourth in line of succession to the president in little more than a year.