The city of Raytown has been ordered to pay more than $40,000 after a judge ruled the city broke the Missouri Sunshine Law by denying requests for public records. Records were sought by the family of a woman killed in a wreck.
A man who is being investigated for a possible hate crime in Shawnee was ordered Tuesday to stand trial on a state charge of second-degree murder. Ronald Lee Kidwell is charged in Johnson County District Court with stabbing and killing MeShon Cooper.
A winter storm that is expected to bring snow and ice to much of the Kansas City area, turning roads hazardous and making travel difficult. Between 3 and 4 inches of snow is expected to fall between 5 p.m. Tuesday and 10 a.m. Wednesday.
An employee at a Vans Off the Wall store at Oak Park Mall in Overland Park is out of a job after a woman complained that he cursed at her 14-year-old son because of his “Make America Great Again” hat. Part of the incident was caught on video.
Police on Monday released the names of three people killed in separate shootings over the weekend in Kansas City. The shootings occurred on Manchester Avenue, at KC Mingles nightclub on Troost Avenue, and on East 12th Terrace.
Locally owned Louie’s Wine Dive is purchasing the three homegrown BRGR Kitchen + Bar locations, as well as Taco Republic and its food trucks. It will add some new seasonal items and later more locations.
Kansas State Rep. Greg Lewis announced his resignation Monday before the House of Representatives so that he can continue his fight against a cancerous brain tumor. His resignation is effective Friday.
A fire at the Black & Veatch headquarters in Overland Park Monday morning prompted an evacuation of the building but caused no injuries, according to fire officials. The fire was reported shortly after 8 a.m. at the engineering firm’s 11401 Lamar Avenue location.
The Kansas City weather forecast from the National Weather Service calls for a round of snow and ice to come through the area Tuesday and Wednesday. The snow is expected to start Tuesday and make traffic difficult into Wednesday.
A day after freezing drizzle and snow hit Kansas City, the National Weather Service broke down a type of winter precipitation not everyone may have heard of: graupel. A graphic on Twitter explains how it forms.
Spokane, Washington, police said a snow removal fight escalated when a neighbor put a shovel in front of a snowblower and tipped it over, and the snowblowing neighbor tackled him. He faces assault charges.
Whether it’s limiting the role of moderates on important committees or denying them opportunities in party leadership, the result is Johnson County’s constituents and their values are under-represented.
The Costume Designers Guild says the Afro-futuristic wardrobes in "Black Panther," the 18th century ensembles in "The Favourite" and the glitzy costumes in "Crazy Rich Asians" were among the best costumes of the year.