The fire, in the 2400 block of North 59th Terrace, began just before 11 a.m. when the woman’s grandson was making lunch in the kitchen.
Bonner Springs Elementary will close Friday because of broken water main, but all other district schools will have classes.
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment awarded nearly $83,000 in grants statewide to help pay for recycling bins, composting programs, programs for handling cafeteria waste and field trips to recycling centers.
Mark Holland talks about the challenges of following in the footsteps of Joe Reardon and Carol Marinovich.
Mark Holland is running as a person who can build a consensus. Ann Murguia has a reputation for getting things done.
The YMCA of Greater Kansas City announced Monday that it plans to close branches in in Raytown, Independence and downtown Kansas City, Kan. The news has drawn negative reaction from all three communities.
A vote on property taxes in 2011 was one of the few times Mark Holland and Ann Murguia differed on how to run the Unified Government of Wyandotte County.
The rating agency also issued a stable outlook rating on long-term debt. Earlier this week Moody’s issued a negative outlook on long-term debt.
Would-be hit man tipped police instead of following through on the killing.
Mark Holland and Ann Murguia advanced Tuesday past the primary in the race to be the next mayor and CEO of the Unified Government of Wyandotte County.
Kansas City, Kan. police are investigating the death of a 10-month-old girl who was found early today in 2200 block of Lawrence Avenue.
KCK mayoral candidates ponder how to transfer the success of the west side to the struggling east side.
He came to Kansas City, Kan., to attend the School for the Blind. Now at age 70, he is the voice of Wyandotte County.
The deputy was stunned with her own Taser after being overwhelmed by a prisoner she was preparing to take back to jail.
The escapee took off everything but his boxer shorts and made a run for freedom. Two law enforcement officers were injured in the incident.
The sisters of a prominent figure in the dog show world have added to a reward for information leading to the arrest of his killers.
Man reportedly seen arguing with woman then allegedly drags her inside apartment
Bonner Springs fears how it will affect its nearby store. Meanwhile, some people in Shawnee also are concerned about the new store’s impact.
The next mayor of the Unified Government of Wyandotte County must decide what to do with a future windfall of at least $12 million a year.
Compromise would allow KU Medical Center to use private money to train doctors in performing abortions. KU had worried that an outright ban would threaten accreditation.
Residents streamed from a burning apartment building early Saturday morning as Kansas City, Kan., firefighters rushed inside. Searching through smoky chaos, they found the limp body of a critically injured little girl and the lifeless body of a young woman. Tuesday, authorities blamed an arsonist for the deaths of both.
A fire that killed a toddler and her baby sitter in a Kansas City, Kan., apartment was intentionally set, authorities said Sunday. Police were interviewing a person of interest Sunday, but no one was immediately charged.
It’s been more than 40 years since Kansas City, Kan., recorded fewer murders than it did in 2012, the police department said Friday.