The Stout family in Lee’s Summit painted a swing set purple. Their HOA was unhappy, and the case ended up in court, drawing international attention. The family won, but not really, considering legal costs.
Homes associations are meant to keep neighborhoods from turning shabby and to maintain property values. But when homeowners don’t follow their strictly enforced regulations, they may be fined, end up in court or even lose their homes. Here are the
The Meekers represent a growing number of vocal residents upset with their homeowners associations. While many HOAs still support their residents, others now harass them with narrow and odd rules. Fines for violating those rules can be heavy, lead
Milwaukee Brewers center fielder Lorenzo Cain made his first return to Kauffman Stadium since his playing days with the Kansas City Royals. He received a standing ovation in the first inning, then a rousing cheer after a home run.
The shooter walked up to a group of workers at a construction site at Ninth and Brooklyn and briefly spoke to them before he pulled out a gun and fired several shots at the group as he walked away, witnesses say.