Carolyn A. Wyatt’s petition alleges that she has suffered a lack of representation because the at-large District 1 commissioner’s position remains open. The seat has been vacant since Mark Holland became mayor last spring.
Chad Ford, who was known by the stage name Creepyface, was shot to death in September 2012
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene of the Monday afternoon wreck at Interstate 635 and State Avenue
Kansas City Public Schools is down to about 14,000 students, but some other districts are growing.
A man is being held in Leavenworth County jail on possible charges relating to the fatal shooting of a 58-year-old man who was found inside a travel trailer at a house in rural Leavenworth County. The man died at the hospital from the wounds.
Jummon Rahaman, 14, is charged with involuntary manslaughter in the Oct. 7 crash that killed 14-year-old Casey Knight and critically injured another teenage girl. Rahaman is also charged with felony theft and aggravated battery.
Police said that Santiago Zamora-Zamora was either riding or pushing a bicycle when he was killed last Friday in the vicinity of 18th Street Expressway and Kansas Avenue in Kansas City, Kan.
Lawsuit alleges that middle school student was not allowed to post fliers before a September prayer event at school flagpole. School official said event was announced over the intercom.
The former St. John the Divine chuch is the subject of review after a demolition order.
Kansas City, Kan., police said that Alexander D. Herron was shot to death early Saturday.
Ellen Hanson will take over on a temporary basis when the current police chief, Rick Armstrong, retires in December. Hanson was raised in Kansas City, Kan., and graduated from Wyandotte High School. As was the case in Lenexa, she will be the department’s first female police chief.
A police officer witnessed shots being fired from a moving car that crashed a short time later. Police said there were no injuries related to the shooting.
Current law allows DNA testing only if defendants are convicted of first-degree murder or rape. In a Wyandotte County case, the Kansas Supreme Court extended it to those serving life sentences for second-degree murder.
Curtis T. Horn will have to serve at least 40 years in prison for the killings of a woman and her 2-year-old niece.
Eastbound Interstate 70 is closed at 72nd Street in Kansas City, Kan., after a dump truck crashed into a bridge overpass
The suspects were arrested in Kansas City, Kan., and the alleged victims were discovered alive in the trunk of the car driven by the suspects.
The church at 2511 Metropolitan Ave. in Kansas City, Kan., was closed in 1992, and the roof has partially collapsed. The neighborhood association wants it demolished, but it has been nominated for the National Register of Historic Places.
The former St. John the Divine Catholic Church in the Argentine area was once the center of the Mexican-American community in Kansas City, Kan. Some want to preserve it. But others say the crumbling building must come down.
First and foremost, the significance of St. John the Divine Catholic Church needs to be honored. From 1937 to 1992, the church was a focal point for its parishioners. Their lives opened and closed there, celebrated in baptisms, weddings, fiestas and funerals.
The Kansas Senate on Wednesday confirmed three state Board of Regents members appointed by Gov. Sam Brownback, including Ann Murguia of Kansas City, Kan. The action mean that Murguia, Shane Bangerter of Dodge City and Helen Van Etten of Topeka can continue serving as regents overseeing the higher education system.
The 11-month-old boy was rushed to a hospital where he died. Authorities are investigating.
A bus carrying 36 sixth-grade girls to an overnight camp rolled as it was taking an off ramp from Kansas 7 to Kaw Drive on Wednesday afternoon. As frightening as the incident was, it was fortunate that no one was killed or more seriously injured, a school spokeswoman said. I think we were very lucky today, said Beth Bryant, communications director for Pembroke Hill.
The center at Seventh Street and Minnesota Avenue is part of a $13 million collaboration between the KCATA and the Unified Government.
The search for a new county administrator will begin immediately.
Meeting at Bonner Springs High School will tell you what’s next at Interstate 70 and Kansas 7.