Sisters Elizabeth Funk, 15, and Madeline, 12, grew up around guns on their family’s property outside McLouth, Kan. Both hunt with their father for deer, geese, quail, pheasants and an occasional squirrel.
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Rebeca Garcia, 23, is living in an income restricted apartment in the River Market's Cold Storage Lofts while she saves money to go back to school. She says that without the apartment, she couldn't afford to live downtown.
The Centers for Disease Control's Wednesday update on the romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak says the sick count has added 18 people since Friday, for a total of 53 in 16 states. And there's a high hospitalization rate.
Last year the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) launched an Uber-style on demand car service for disabled passengers. But higher-than-forecast demand forced KCATA to raise its fares, causing bitter protests.
Four children were killed in a house fire early Thursday in Lake Ozark, Mo. Firefighters were initially unable to enter the house because the fire was too involved and parts of the structure had collapsed. Photos from The Lake News Online.
Cellphone video captures inmates holding shanks on a blood-covered prison floor during the violent riot that left seven inmates dead inside Lee Correctional Institution in Bishopville, SC on Monday, April 16.
Hear the pilot of Southwest flight 1380 communicate with air traffic control after one of the engines of the plane catches fire. The flight, which was heading from New York City to Dallas, made an emergency landing in Philadelphia on Tuesday.