More Videos

What are some winning strategies for the $700 million Powerball 1:43

What are some winning strategies for the $700 million Powerball

Five things to know about Rebecca Ruud 0:37

Five things to know about Rebecca Ruud

KCFD rescues Swope Park Industrial Park workers from rising floodwaters 1:30

KCFD rescues Swope Park Industrial Park workers from rising floodwaters

Here's a look at the eclipse path for 2024 and beyond 0:25

Here's a look at the eclipse path for 2024 and beyond

KCI proposals by the numbers 0:37

KCI proposals by the numbers

Live video from the rescue truck as Overland Park family is taken to safety 4:05

Live video from the rescue truck as Overland Park family is taken to safety

NAACP issues travel advisory for Missouri 2:02

NAACP issues travel advisory for Missouri

Clouds clear in time for students to view eclipse 1:51

Clouds clear in time for students to view eclipse

Gay Kearney grad speaks to board about erased yearbook quote 2:28

Gay Kearney grad speaks to board about erased yearbook quote

Eclipse viewers arrive in St. Joseph 1:55

Eclipse viewers arrive in St. Joseph

  • The toxic spills in Sugar Creek's past haunt Gilbert Leach

    Gilbert Leach grew up in Sugar Creek near the former Amoco oil refinery, the site of toxic environmental spills and leaching into the area's streams before it closed. Leach has cancer and attributes his illness and the illnesses and premature deaths of his family and friends to the refinery's toxicity.

Gilbert Leach grew up in Sugar Creek near the former Amoco oil refinery, the site of toxic environmental spills and leaching into the area's streams before it closed. Leach has cancer and attributes his illness and the illnesses and premature deaths of his family and friends to the refinery's toxicity. David Eulitt deulitt@kcstar.com
Gilbert Leach grew up in Sugar Creek near the former Amoco oil refinery, the site of toxic environmental spills and leaching into the area's streams before it closed. Leach has cancer and attributes his illness and the illnesses and premature deaths of his family and friends to the refinery's toxicity. David Eulitt deulitt@kcstar.com

Old Amoco refinery is still claiming victims, former Sugar Creek man alleges

April 21, 2016 11:40 AM