Riley County Police Department director Brad Schoen revealed that a 2015 rape attempt in Manhattan, Kan., has been linked to an earlier series of rapes involving college students in Manhattan and Lawrence.
More than half — and perhaps as many as two-thirds — of party bus companies in the Kansas City-area defy state and federal regulations designed to protect riders and the public, The Star found in a months-long investigation.
This video, which was given to The Star by a source, shows hundreds of University of Kansas students stranded in February as they waited for party buses to take them from Lawrence to Independence for an ice hockey game.
Flash flooding occurring near 101st Terrace and Wornall area near Indian Creek led to a pickup truck being swept away. Indian Creek at State Line in Kansas City was cresting at 27 feet, which broke the previous record by almost 2 feet, the National Weather Service reported.
Overnight storms with heavy rains led to major flooding across the Kansas City area. The National Weather Service reports 4 to 7 inches of rain fell. Major flooding was reported in the area of 100th and Holmes in Kansas City.