One of several protesters charged with disorderly conduct outside a Donald Trump rally in Kansas City last spring pleaded guilty Friday in Municipal Court. He received a sentence of 30 days in jail, which was suspended, was placed on one year’s probation and was ordered to pay $48.50 in court costs.
After a lawsuit from an atheists group challenged the use of taxpayer dollars to support the National Baptist Convention in Kansas City next month, the convention has been seeking funds. Now, the Black Health Care Coalition has launched a GoFundMe effort to support the group.
Two passengers from Leawood were among the 49 killed on Aug. 27, 2006, when a Comair plane took off from the wrong runway in Kentucky and crashed. Despite a decade of technological advancements, 3-D “synthetic vision systems” in airline cockpits have yet to be fully approved by the FAA; they’re still uncommon in large commercial airliners. Pilots say similar systems could avert such tragedies.
The Kansas City Council on Thursday rejected two controversial Country Club Plaza developments over concerns about density, building height and conflicts with the Plaza area plan. Council members approved a third project for apartments on land purchased from the Community Christian Church.
An atheist group’s lawsuit has halted plans to provide $65,000 in Kansas City taxpayer dollars for September’s National Baptist Convention in Kansas City. It comes at a time when public funding for religious entities is at the heart of another Missouri case that goes before the U.S. Supreme Court in its 2016-17 session.
Hillary Clinton said Thursday that Donald Trump has unleashed the "radical fringe" within the Republican Party, including anti-Semites and white supremacists, dubbing the billionaire businessman's campaign as one that will "make America hate again."
In a dramatic, made-for-camera arrival, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence stepped off a Blackhawk helicopter to tour tornado-damaged neighborhoods Thursday, giving out hugs and promising swift assistance a day after several twisters touched down.
Republican Donald Trump has told conservative evangelical pastors in Florida that his presidency would preserve "religious liberty" and reverse what he insists is a government-enforced muzzling of Christians.
The 2016 presidential campaign has been called many things, but U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison – the first Muslim ever elected to Congress – says it may also prove to be the forum that caused many Americans to stop looking at all members of his faith as different and dangerous.
Hillary Clinton defended her family's charitable foundation on Wednesday against criticism from Donald Trump, saying it had provided more transparency than her Republican rival's sprawling business interests.
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., joins Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s call for a special prosecutor to look into Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server while she was secretary of state.
Visiting a battleground state he can't afford to lose, Donald Trump promised Hispanics "a much better life" Wednesday in a Florida speech that continued his recent effort to soften his tone and broaden his support 11 weeks before the presidential election.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has “historically bad” support among Jewish voters in Florida, with large numbers rejecting his proposed temporary ban on Muslim immigrations and most doubting his professed strong support for Israel, a new poll has found.
On the morning of Aug. 27, 2006, Comair Flight 5191 crashed on takeoff at Lexington's Blue Grass Airport. Forty-nine passengers and crew were killed; one crew member survived. Ten years later, this video from that week still pays powerful tribute to the victims.
David Stephenson Herald-Leader Staff
Ten years later: Remembering Comair Flight 5191
Earnest Leap pardoned decades after 'lie' put him on sex offender registry