Faith Chapel Assembly of God members attended a Sunday service, where they grieved three teens who were killed Friday when their church van crashed near Bolivar, Mo. Bob Cave, lead pastor, remembers the young people who perished.
The incident happened Monday, Aug. 6, when Julien Sandlin, 7, was playing outside the family’s apartment in Independence. His mother, Ashley Lyons, was not home at the time but Julien was with an older brother and an adult.
The Kansas City Police Department displayed the lethal and non-lethal weapons, protective equipment and armored vehicle used by police in "Operation 100" situations. The officers using this gear respond to armed standoffs and hostage situations.
Three Kansas State University food science graduate students were awarded first place and $8,000 in the National Dairy Council's annual New Product Competition for Quick-Quark, a new drinkable dairy snack based on the German-style quark cheese.
17-year-old John Albers was shot and killed by Overland Park police on Jan. 20 as the suicidal teen backed a minivan down his family's driveway. Several distraught Overland Park residents have formed advocacy group JOCO United.