Closing of Muscular Dystrophy summer camp in Linwood, Kansas causes concern for families
The organization announced last week it's merging their annual camps and moving to Camp Barnabas at Teas Trail near Purdy, Mo., several hundred miles to the south near the Arkansas and Oklahoma borders.
Adam T. Thomas of Olathe, candidate for the Kansas House of Representatives, appeared in Johnson County District Court Tuesday on a felony charge of election perjury. Thomas, a Republican, is running for the 26th District House seat.
Marilyn Strauss, founder of the Heart of America Shakespeare Festival in Kansas City, died Saturday at 91. Strauss was a champion of theater, a former Broadway producer and Tony Award winner. Gayle Krigel, her "BFF," remembers Strauss.
A storm surge from Hurricane Florence caused the Neuse River to overflow its banks and flooded parts of New Bern, North Carolina, on September 14. Wind, rain and waves from the Category 2 storm began to lash the North Carolina coastline on Thursday.
The Kansas City Royals hosted 2-year-old Roman Dinkel, who was born with spina bifida, and he met manager Ned Yost, Salvador Perez and others. A video of Dinkel went viral last month of him walking and telling the family dog “Look Maggie, I walking.”
Wyandotte County District Attorney Mark Dupree announced charges against a Kansas City, Kan. firefighter on Friday. The firefighter, 33-year-old Devin Rich, faces one count of sexual exploitation of child.
Emergency responders went to the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport in Kansas City Thursday night after a single-engine airplane made a "wheels up" landing, an aviation department spokesman said. There were no injuries in the incident.
Kansas Jayhawks linebacker Joe Dineen talks about what went right for KU's defense in a 31-7 road victory over Central Michigan on Sept. 8, 2018. The win snapped a 46-game road losing streak for KU that dated back to 2009.
U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill emphasized the middle ground as she spoke to students and took questions, including one on recreational marijuana, on Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
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