Unbound, formerly the Christian Foundation for Children and Aging, provides one-on-one sponsorships of children and elderly people in 21 developing countries. The victims were an 85-year-old woman and 81-year-old man. Their sponsors were from outside the Kansas City area.
He had been diagnosed with leukemia. Zarvos, who grew up in Kansas City, Kan., was wounded in the jaw when Arthur Bremer fired shots at George Wallace in 1972.
The crash occurred about 8:45 p.m. at 63rd Street and Leavenworth Road.
Federal authorities on Wednesday accused a 54-year-old Kansas City, Kan., woman of bilking the government of more than $587,000 in fraudulent Medicaid payments. Authorities allege that personal care attendant Doris Betts documented more than 750 workdays that exceeded 24 hours. The longest was 39.5 hours, prosecutors said.
One study said the Leavenworth factory is the second most profitable of the nations seven federal electronics recycling factories, and the inmate workers say they benefit greatly from the program. We like to say that our finished product is a worker who wont come back, said Phil Sibal, a senior Federal Bureau of Prisons administrator in Washington, D.C.
An early morning crossover crash killed two people Thursday along Kansas 10 near De Soto. The crash happened when a pickup headed west on K-10 crossed the median and collided with a car in the eastbound lanes.
President Obama announced Thursday he was nominating Ronald Lee Miller, now police chief in Topeka, to be U.S. marshal for Kansas.
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.
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene of the Monday afternoon wreck at Interstate 635 and State Avenue
Chad Ford, who was known by the stage name Creepyface, was shot to death in September 2012
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.
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.
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.
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 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.