The historic arena in the West Bottoms is being transformed into a state-of-the-art, $39 million youth and adults sports facility. The iconic arena that once hosted college and pro basketball, hockey, rock concerts, and more, is now Hy-Vee Arena.
Retired Kansas City Police Chief Darryl Forté, who was named interim Jackson County Sheriff, held a meet and greet with the public Saturday and commented on the conditions and operations at the troubled Jackson County Detention Center.
Several members of the Grandview High School track team were injured Saturday night when their bus collided with a minivan at Westbound 50 Highway and Route Z , southeast of Kansas City. The minivan driver was charged with DWI.
Rachel Black wrote the song "Edyka" to tell the story of her grandmother, Ethel "Edyka" Black, escaping a Nazi death train with the help of her mother, Fanya Katz. She was later pulled from a mass grave by the man she would eventually marry.
Rachel Black performed "Edyka" at Congregation Beth Torah. The band members: Nanette Kraus, Emily Tummons, Randy Deutch, Carmen Dieker and Larry Figg. The Jewish Federation of Greater Kansas City helped fund the concert.