Around 400 family members of U.S. servicemen and women took a ride Sunday on the BNSF Holiday Express train, which departed from Union Station in Kansas City as part of the train’s 10th anniversary. BNSF also announced it was donating $10,000 to the Missouri National Guard Foundation.
Allison Long The Kansas City Star
Taking a holiday ride with soldiers’ families
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Overland Park residents reacted after hearing that a female jogger had been assaulted early Saturday on the Indian Creek Trail just off of Lamar Avenue and Indian Creek Parkway. Police closed the trail for much of the day. But the report turned out to be false.
Liberty's 34th annual Martin Luther King Jr. birthday celebration at William Jewell College featured moving performances by the American Spiritual Ensemble and the keynote speech by Rev. Vernon Percy Howard, Jr.
A semitractor-trailer overturned Sunday morning during a two-vehicle crash on eastbound Interstate 435 and Quivira Road. Snow-covered roads lead to slick conditions in the Kansas City area. (Video courtesy of Kansas City Scout)
The Kansas City Police Department is trying to bring the concept of resiliency to the police department to help with the mental and emotional stress of the job. They are offering a yoga class for first responders. Video by Jill Toyoshiba and Glenn Rice.
An overnight water line break at 135th Street and Wornall Road caused an icy obstacle for morning traffic in Kansas City. Single-digit temperatures were the norm across the Kansas City region Friday morning but no major traffic problems were reported.