Kansas City Star food editor Jill Wendholt Silva explores the curious allure of the pig snoot sandwich at Tenderloin Grill on Southwest Boulevard. Manager Juan Vega shows Silva how the sandwich is prepared for those who dare sample.
Two people with minor injuries were transported to a hospital after a car reportedly ran a red light and collided with a wheelchair accessible van at the intersection of Oak and 18th Streets on Thursday in Kansas City. A couple from Independence, who are both disabled, and drive the accessible van were left without transportation after their van had to be towed from the scene. The accident also caused an estimated $10,000 to $20,000 in damage to the Kansas City B-Cycle station and bicycles parked at that location. Two nearby parked cars were also damaged by the accident. Eric Vaughan, a program manager for BikeWalk KC, is concerned about the intersection, which he said has seen multiple accidents, including in 2014 when a car plowed into a building which then partially collapsed.
The Rev. Debbie Buchholz runs a program for deaf refugees out of her Olathe church. Hard of hearing herself, Buchholz frequently leads American Sign Language classes for the refugees, a task that is made more challenging because many of the refugees are often illiterate in English.
Mark Read of Overland Park dashed across traffic Monday to help pull a man away from his burning vehicle at a crash site on Interstate 435. Accident scene video by Mark Read, Robert Read, Brian Price and the Overland Park Fire Department. Photo by Mark Read.
Johnson County MoveOn members came out and expressed thanks to Sen. Jerry Moran of Kansas during a monthly meeting at the senator's office in Olathe after Moran, along with fellow Republican Sen. Mike Lee of Utah, said Monday that he would oppose the latest draft of a Senate Republican bill to replace the Affordable Care Act. However, Moran said Tuesday that he'd vote to proceed to debate on a bill that would repeal the law without replacing it.
Burns & McDonnell announced they will be ready to break ground for a new KCI on November 8, pending selection by the City Council and approval by voters. They also named 20 hometown team members for the project.
Police Officer John Lacy described the injury accident Monday on Interstate 435 near U.S. 69 as a rear-end crash that left at least one person in critical condition. The investigation was ongoing, but it appeared three or four vehicles were involved.
On the evening before pilot Vlado Lenoch crashed his plane in Atchison County with Bethany Root on board, spectator Ken Phelps of Gardner, Kan., shot video of Lenoch's performance in the same P-51 Mustang vintage World War II plane at the annual Amelia Earhart Festival in Atchison.
A man allegedly shooting into a crowd of people in Westport was shot by a Kansas City police officer early Sunday. In home security footage a Westport resident shared, more than a dozen gunshots can be heard in rapid succession around 2:48 a.m.
The sound of gunshots woke Westport resident Patti Meier, who lives a block away from 40th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue. In home security footage that she gave The Star permission to share, Meier heard more than a dozen gunshots in rapid succession around 2:48 a.m.