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
Multiple crashes along Interstate 70 east of downtown Kansas City caused traffic delays Monday afternoon. Wrecks involving multiple vehicles were reported shortly after 3 p.m. on westbound I-70 near Prospect Avenue and Woodland Avenue.
On Oct. 18, 2011, Payette County Sheriff's Deputy Scott Sloan was involved in a fatal crash while driving in his patrol car at 115 mph, responding with lights and sirens to a 911 call. Sloan hit Barry Johnson as Johnson turned into his driveway.