Doomsday KC

Doomsday KC

Brief storm left many long-lasting impacts

About 10:30 on the morning of May 11, 1886, the skies above downtown Kansas City changed from radiant blue to murky green, a sight that witnesses would never forget. A giant cloud formation barreling in from the southwest paused over the south bank of the Missouri River, casting darkness onto Lathrop School at Eighth and May streets.

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Mizzou basketball players Michael Porter Jr. and Jeremiah Tilmon meet the media

University of Missouri freshman men's basketball players Michael Porter Jr. and Jeremiah Tilmon met with reporters on Thursday July 27 at Mizzou Arena in Columbia and discussed the path that led them both to the Tigers.
Tod Palmer The Kansas City Star
Mizzou basketball players Michael Porter Jr. and Jeremiah Tilmon meet the media 1:28

Mizzou basketball players Michael Porter Jr. and Jeremiah Tilmon meet the media

Mizzou's Jeremiah Tilmon and Michael Porter Jr. discuss expectations for the season 1:53

Mizzou's Jeremiah Tilmon and Michael Porter Jr. discuss expectations for the season

Mizzou's Michael Porter Jr. on his brother Jontay's looming decision 0:32

Mizzou's Michael Porter Jr. on his brother Jontay's looming decision

Mizzou's Jeremiah Tilmon addresses his June alcohol citation 0:26

Mizzou's Jeremiah Tilmon addresses his June alcohol citation