Former Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback loomed large in a Tuesday debate between the candidates for governor - Kris Kobach and Laura Kelly - in a debate in Wichita sponsored by the Kansas Association of Broadcasters.
Before he dropped out of the KC mayor’s race to seek treatment for PTSD, Jason Kander was positioned to command an overwhelming fundraising advantage, with more than $500,000 collected in just one quarter.
The Overland Park Council has rejected a request to negotiate tax incentives for the Brookridge golf course redevelopment. The huge project, proposed for southeast of 103rd and Antioch, remains in doubt.
Brandon Woodard, a Democrat running for a Kansas House seat representing parts of Lenexa and Olathe, was cited for driving under the influence of alcohol twice. Previously, he’d only acknowledged the first charge.
CBS Evening News will broadcast from the National World War I Museum on Monday as the network looks at Missouri’s role in midterm elections. Last week, NBC’s Lester Holt broadcast live from the museum.
A lawsuit filed Monday alleges Kansas violates the constitutional rights of transgender individuals by refusing to update the sex on their birth certificates to correspond with their gender identities.
National political observers are saying the wave that may be taking over politics in 2018 is neither red nor blue. It’s pink. And in Johnson County, four men incumbents are being challenged by four women.
As their neck-and-neck race for the U.S. senate continues, both Claire McCaskill and Josh Hawley are working to save Mid Continent Nail, a manufacturer in Poplar Bluff struggling under Trump’s steel tariffs.
A majority of Missouri leaders in the Missouri Influencers project were in favor of the state joining 30 other states that have legalized marijuana for medical use. But dissenters include a toxicologist.
A pimp who gained notoriety for an HBO series about his brothel business and fashioned himself as a Donald Trump-style Republican candidate for the state Legislature was found dead hours after his 72nd birthday bash.
Residents in the Wycliff and Pinehurst Estates neighborhoods in Overland Park oppose plans to redevelop the Brookridge golf course at 103rd Street and Antioch Road. Plans call for a large mixed-use project but the financing remains in doubt.