The advisory group appointed by Mayor Sly James to recommend how Kansas City can best honor Martin Luther King spent part of its first meeting in closed session Friday to review city ordinances that specify how streets are renamed.
Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens was indicted Friday, April 20, on a felony computer tampering charge stemming from his use of a veterans charity’s donor list ahead of the 2016 election. This is the governor's second felony charge this year.
Kobach, the Kansas secretary of state and a GOP frontrunner for governor, and roughly 200 people gathered around the state Capitol steps to express their concern that gun rights are under attack in the United States amid anger over mass shootings at schools.
The Kansas City Council heard different approaches to dealing with the troubled American Jazz Museum Thursday April 19. Councilman Jermaine Reed would keep the museum open. Mayor Pro Tem Scott Wagner wants to cut off funding.
The Kansas City Council voted Thursday April 19 to limit City Manager Troy Schulte's power to sign contracts without council approval. The bill is a more moderate version of one originally by Councilman Quinton Lucas last October,
Interviews in small Kansas towns reveal that stricter enforcement by ICE has driven many immigrants to fear contact with police, schools and other institutions that they previously trusted, a KU study noted.
ERG Defense Fund, a nonprofit created to raise and spend money to cover Gov. Eric Greitens' legal expenses, has reported that it neither raised nor spent any money in March 2018, the first month of its existence.
On the 19th anniversary of the mass shooting at Columbine High School, Kansas City area students will gather about 11:30 a.m. at Gilham Park for a student planned and organized rally for legislative changes to gun laws.
A Missouri legislative aide for Rep. Mark Matthiesen is in jail on a sex-crime charge of attempting to entice a minor online. A cyber crimes undercover officer was posing as a 14-year-old girl. Matthiesen has since fired the aide.
A felony invasion-of-privacy case against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens will continue on, a St. Louis judge ruled Thursday, but he said St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner had committed "sanctionable" rules violations.
Allegations that Missouri Governor Eric Greitens' gubernatorial campaign misused the donor list belonging to a veterans charity first emerged in October 2016. Democrats think Hawley could have accused Greitens of a felony sooner.
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, a GOP candidate for governor, is calling on gun advocates to rally on the steps of the Kansas Capitol on Friday, April 20, 2018, the same day as student walkouts for gun control are planned nationwide.
Mayor Bill Baird, who was elected April 3, 2018, appointed first-term city council member Beto Lopez, who defeated incumbent Diane Seif by four votes earlier this month, as the new mayor pro tem for the city of Lee’s Summit, Missouri.