U.S. car sales jump, but VW sales plunge

While other automakers were reporting gains in a strong market for new vehicles in November, Volkswagen said the impact of a widening emissions scandal caused its sales to plunge nearly 25 percent during the month.


Interactive report on Kansas City's downtown development boom

Downtown Kansas City’s rejuvenation is now rolling into a new era, with the start of the $100 million streetcar line on Main Street and 70 projects in areas that include Crown Center, the Crossroads Arts District, the Downtown Loop and River Market. We map the changes in an interactive report.

Fashion truck turns into holiday pop-up

The Jeweled Gypsy fashion truck has opened a holiday pop-up in Oak Park Mall

Other Oak Park Mall holiday pop-ups are selling such items as scarves, pillows, roasted nuts, toys and games and heating pads

JCCC revamps courses to fill skills gap

Community college president is told the skills of the local labor pool don’t match the growing demand for jobs

Johnson County Community College looks for employers to align curriculum with needed job skills

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