Mark and Kelly Neath named their daughter after Joe Delaney, a running back for the Kansas City Chiefs who drowned trying to save three children in Louisiana in 1983. Delaney Neath is now 15 and wears the No. 37 in all her activities.
Actors Paul Rudd, David Koechner, Eric Stonestreet and Rob Riggle visited patients from Children's Mercy Hospital on Friday, the benefactors of the Big Slick celebrity fundraising weekend, in its 8th year of raising money for the hospital.
If you've ever wondered whether those runaway truck ramps you see in mountainous areas are used, here's the proof. Watch in this Caltrans video as a fast-moving big rig skids into a runaway truck ramp on Interstate 5 near the Grapevine in Southern California.
Bubba Starling, after revealing he almost quit pro baseball this year, is hitting. 333 and slugging .508 in his last 35 games at Class AAA Omaha and is closer to a major-league call-up than he has ever been since signing with the Kansas City Royals for $7.5 million after he was drafted fifth overall out of Gardner Edgerton High School in 2011. (Photos by The Kansas City Star, Associated Press and files)
Hometown celebrities descended on Children’s Mercy hospital Friday morning to spread the word about their Big Slick Celebrity Weekend fundraiser and spread a little love among the patients and families there. “Real happiness comes from being able to do something that doesn’t benefit yourself,” said Paul Rudd, who with fellow actors and Big Slick hosts Rob Riggle, Eric Stonestreet and David Koechner gave a news conference at the hospital before a meet-and-greet session with patients.
Chris Traber was driving on the 14 Freeway in Santa Clarita when he witnessed a dramatic road rage incident involving a motorcyclist and the driver of a sedan. He started recording as the incident escalated. Police are investigating.
Surveillance video shows a motorist using her car to chase a cyclist and ram him into a tree after an argument over her use of a cellphone while driving. The woman, Justine Henshaw-Bryan, 25, has been sentenced to three years in jail for causing serious injuries to the cyclist in London of last year.
Former Kansas City Chiefs broadcaster Bill Grigsby, who died in 2011, was honored with a statue in Parkville on Thursday and toasted by some former Chiefs, who were as surprised as anybody by the firing of general manager John Dorsey earlier in the day.