Sgt. Brent Holland described the nature of the incident on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 about six hours after officers were called to Argosy Casino and Hotel. Holland said a man was locked in a room with a woman and was allegedly threatening to harm her.
Christine Gordon of Lenexa is battling the Kansas Legislature for access to medical marijuana for her 6-year-old daughter, Autumn, who has a form of epilepsy that leaves her with persistent seizures that have not responded to traditional medicines.
President Donald Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen, says he paid $130,000 of his own money to a porn actress who allegedly had a sexual relationship with Trump in 2006. He gave a statement on the situation regarding Stormy Daniels, also known as Stephanie Clifford, to the New York Times.
Students from Shawnee Mission East High School gathered for a vigil with friends and family members to mourn the pending death of their classmate Alex Carney, a sophomore. Alex was gravely injured in a car wreck last week. Chris Carney, Alex's father, said surgeons told him his son's CAT scan was the worst they'd ever seen. Carney spoke of making something positive out of the tragedy: Alex will be an organ donor and someone may get his heart.
A man who kidnapped and sexually assaulted a rookie Johnson County sheriff’s deputy was sentenced Thursday to more 41 years in prison. William Luth, 26, was sentenced to 41 years and three months by Johnson County District Judge Brenda Cameron under terms of a plea agreement.
Kansas City police said a homicide investigation is underway after finding a body inside a residence on Wednesday. Officers were dispatched to the 2600 block of Cleveland Avenue shortly before 2 p.m. on a “nature unknown” call, Kansas City police spokeswoman Kari Thompson wrote by email.
Former Brewers starter Wily Peralta, who signed with the Royals in December, is hoping to start a successful comeback with the Royals. He threw his first session of the spring on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, at camp in Surprise, Ariz.