Kansas City Mayor Sly James will flip the switch for the Plaza Lighting Ceremony Thursday, Nov. 22, and Kalen Allen will do the honor Friday, Nov. 23, at the Mayor’s Christmas Tree lighting at Crown Center.
A class action lawsuit filed Friday in federal court accuses key Kansas officials of neglecting to properly care for some youth in care to the point it “renders children homeless while in state custody.”
Two Leavenworth Co. commissioners called for the resignation of Louis Klemp, the county official who referred to a “master race” at a public meeting this week. The ACLU and others have also denounced his words.
Certified Johnson County election results were released Thursday, putting Hanzlick ahead of Osterhaus, Xu ahead of Rooker and Benson ahead of Rafie in close races. Candidates have until 5 p.m. Friday to request a recount.
Kansas City Council members on Thursday passed an economic development package aimed at revitalizing the city’s east side. The discussion over renaming The Paseo to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is ongoing.
Airlines are negotiating their way toward an agreement to fund a new single terminal at Kansas City International Airport, but they don’t agree on how to share the costs and didn’t appear at the City Council.
Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway announced Thursday that she has begun a long-awaited review of Jackson County government operations by first focusing on the COMBAT anti-drug and anti-violent crime program.
Some Kansas City-area restaurants will be open on Thanksgiving to offer all the traditional favorites as well as such items as lobster-stuffed salmon, chicken and waffles, and Greek-styled green beans.
A lawsuit filed against General Motors in Kansas City alleges that a 19-year-old Grain Valley man died in a 2016 traffic crash because his car was defectively designed and manufactured. Anthony Dunlap burned to death in the wreck.
While hearing comments from Triveece Penelton, a city planner with Kansas City consulting company Vireo, Leavenworth County Commissioner Louis Klemp says 'I don’t what you to think I’m picking on you, because we’re part of the master race.'