A veteran died in May after an altercation with a Kansas City VA police officer. The VA headquarters has declined to provide any information about the incident to U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt and former U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill.
A man found asleep in a running car on a Kansas City street is facing a federal charge after police found a handgun in the vehicle. Stanford C. Griswold is a convicted felon and is not legally allowed to possess a firearm.
A federal lawsuit filed in Kansas City, Kan., alleges that NASA officials damaged an artifact from the Apollo 11 mission that an Illinois woman bought at auction. The bag was used by Neil Armstrong to collect lunar samples from the moon.
U.S. Reps. Emanuel Cleaver and Sharice Davids discussed local relief Tuesday for furloughed federal workers. Cleaver and several other congressional delegation members continue to collect their paychecks.
A 27-year-old Kansas City woman found inside the home Kansas City Royals pitcher Danny Duffy in June has been indicted by a Jackson County grand jury. Tabytha C. Yeary faces one count of burglary. Duffy was not home at the time.
University of Kansas film professor Kevin Willmott is nominated for an adapted screenplay Academy Award for “BlacKkKlansman.” The film is up for six nominations, including best picture and director (Spike Lee).
A strong cold front moving through the Kansas City area Tuesday is expected bring much colder air that will send temperatures spiraling down below freezing. That could lead to the flash freezing of wet roads as commuters drive home.
Members of the anti-violence group KC Mothers in Charge gathered Monday at the Kansas City Police Department’s East Patrol Division headquarters to pay tribute to their lost loved ones on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Martha Wright had her first colonoscopy at Missouri’s Cass Regional Medical Center. She died the next day of internal bleeding, an unusual outcome that has the hospital under extra scrutiny from regulators.
Missouri is one of a dozen states that has no early voting while also requiring an excuse to vote absentee, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures. Legislation filed in the General Assembly would change that.
The overtime loss to the Patriots would have broken Chiefs fans spirit, piling on so many years of frustration, but a gun-slinging quarterback and resilient team has fans confident their team will be back.
Firefighters on Sunday rescued a deer that had fallen though ice into the water at Lake Olathe. The ice over the lake was about an inch thick, and the Olathe Fire Department advised people to stay off of any ice-covered lakes or ponds.