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
A teenager was abducted from the 2700 block of Elmwood Avenue in Kansas City. Officer Jacob Becchina with Kansas City police said it's not apparent that there is any relation to the teen and the suspect. The teen's grandfather was shot.
Brothers Josh and Matt Abramovitz hope to get the 45-ton craft out on Perry Lake east of Topeka by the Fourth of July. The Whippoorwill was capsized by a tornado 40 years ago in Pomona Lake, killing 16 people.
Tiffany Dow, who lives near Kansas City, Missouri, found the dad she didn't know she had after taking a DNA test. She learned her real dad is likely Doug Davidian of Fresno, CA. She flew into Fresno for a Father's Day visit.
Kansas City Royals first base coach Mitch Maier comes to the ballpark every day with the idea that the team is going to win. How does he keep that attitude during a season that produces more losses than wins?