A proposal to build a Wendy’s and a Pizza Hut in Argentine, one that seeks substantial public subsidy, has been tabled indefinitely after the Unified Goverment learned an option to buy the property expired.
A committee of the Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kan., is expected to vote on a fast-food project that’s almost entirely funded by government grants or incentives. Boosters say it will create jobs in Argentine.
A Wyandotte County jury Thursday aquitted Schlitterbahn maintenance workers John Zalsman and David Hughes of lying to obstruct an investigation into the 2016 death of Caleb Schwab on the Verruckt water slide.
A Wyandotte County jury is now deliberating over the fate of Schlitterbahn mainentance workers David Hughes and John Zalsman, both accused of lying to KBI agents during their investigation into Caleb Schwab’s death on the Verruckt water slide.
Jurors will begin deliberating over the fate of Schlitterbahn maintenance workers who are accused of obstructing investigators looking into whether any crimes were committed in the death of Caleb Schwab on Verruckt.
Either the workers deliberately lied to law enforcement investigating the death of Caleb Schwab on the Verruckt water slide in 2016, or they were forgetful after investigators took a year to quiz them about the incident.
Overstock.com, a Utah ecommerce company, has leased more than 500,000 square feet for a distribution center in Kansas City, Kan. The company plans to hire more than 100 employees and joins other online retailers like Amazon who have set up distribution in the Kansas City area.
Lynn Parman, president and chief executive of American Royal since 2015, has left the livestock organization to take a job with McCownGordon. A nationwide search will be conducted for a successor as it tries to raise $80 million for a new complex.
KCK Schools interim superintendent Julia Ford said she resigned early because of unreasonable requests for information from the school board president. Jayson Strickland is acting leader until Charles Foust arrives.
Connor Rohrer, the 5-year-old son of slain Wyandotte County sheriff’s deputy Patrick Rohrer, is starting a collection of law enforcement patches to honor his father. So far, he has received about 80. A Facebook post has spread the word here and abroad.
Newly released records by the Kansas Department of Labor claim that Schlitterbahn contacted a ride manufacturer to seek new maintenance requirements while an inspection was going on. Schlitterbahn denies the claim.
The Unified Government has reached an initial agreement with grocery co-op The Merc to run a grocery store in downtown Kansas City, Kan. A new location for the $6 million grocery store is at 5th and Minnesota.
Wyandotte County District Attorney Mark Dupree will discuss the filing of criminal charges against Antoine Fielder, accused of killing two Wyandotte County Sheriff deputies last week. Patrick Rohrer and Theresa King were killed while transporting an inmate.
The Kansas City, Kan., Police Department announced that Wyandotte County sheriff's deputy Theresa King, 44, died shortly after midnight Saturday from injuries in a downtown KCK shooting. Deputy Patrick Rohrer, 35, also died.
Dozens attended a candlelight vigil Tuesday night to remember three people whose bodies were recovered from a house fire in northeast Kansas City, Kan., earlier in the day. Police did not identify the victims but family members of 53-year-old Gwin