Carol Vincent, 80, got infected with polio on the morning of her 8th birthday in 1946. She remembers being in a hospital ward that was below ground level and that her parents had to peek into because they were not allowed to see her.
In 1998, Carl Chinnery, an attorney in Lee's Summit, asked his mother for some recollections of the family's experience with polio in 1942. His mother responded with a detailed letter of how one of his brothers died.
The University of Missouri says its reforms will make sure its Greek system survives a national reckoning. The MU Chancellor’s Office released a series of recommendations that would transform the Interfraternity Council’s fraternities.
Prairie Village police, with the help of several other agencies, took an armed man into custody early Saturday morning in the 3000 block of West 69th Street, near the Indian Hills Country Club in Mission Hills.
Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill speaks with reporters after the team's 28-14 preseason win over the Falcons in Atlanta on Aug. 17, 2018. Hill caught a 69-yard touchdown pass from Patrick Mahomes with 17 seconds remaining in the first half.