Three police officers, two of them undercover, were shot in Kansas City. A suspect was killed by police. Two officers were shot during an investigation at the Sky-Vu Motel; one was shot during a stand-off with a suspect.
Missouri Governor Mike Parson on Friday signed into law a bill banning marriage for anyone under 16. Before, Missouri was the easiest state in the nation for 15-year-olds to wed. In addition, now anyone 21 or older cannot marry someone 16 or younger.
After a year and a half of work, Northwest Medical Center in Albany was one step away from becoming a level III stroke center. For the small hospital in northwestern Missouri, this was a really big deal.
Kansas City cyclists say downtown isn’t very bike-friendly, but that could change after the city rolls out a new bike plan. Bike advocates are hoping for safer lanes, more racks and motorists who share the road.
Kansas City Council members blasted Scott Taylor’s proposed ethics reform bill as a ploy to boost his mayoral campaign. Four of his colleagues are opponents. Meanwhile Jason Kander posts his first campaign video.
The Liberty B&B Theatre opens on Thursday, July 12, with the largest ScreenX ever. The theater also includes a play place for children, an MX4D auditorium, a restaurant and an auditorium that pays homage to B&B’s first theater in Salisbury, Missouri.
Schools in Johnson County are collaborating with mental health workers to offer summer therapy, hoping to prevent teen suicides. Shawnee Mission and Olathe are leading the way, but other districts are training teachers to spot warning signs.
Rebeca Garcia, 23, is living in an income restricted apartment in the River Market's Cold Storage Lofts while she saves money to go back to school. She says that without the apartment, she couldn't afford to live downtown.