They allege that Bishop Robert Finn and the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph aided and abetted the Rev. Shawn Ratigan as he sexually abused and engaged in "child pornographic offenses" with two young girls while Ratigan was employed as a priest.
Pate might just be chopped liver to some people, but to Johnson County Community College student chef Jacob Wright it's a thing of beauty. It can add protein to a simple luncheon salad, or be served with crackers or toast points for an appetizer.
Beer nerd alert: Saison-Brett, a limited-release Boulevard brew, hits taps and retail shelves today. The farmhouse ale, based on the Kansas City brewery's popular Tank 7, is dry hopped and bottle conditioned with various yeasts, including a wild strain called Brettanomyces, which gives the beer an earthy quality that pairs well with portobello mushroom, nutty Gruyere and English Stilton, a blue cheese.
The Star's Food Truck Friday rescheduled
DEAR MISS MANNERS: The time for school graduation ceremonies is upon us again. Unfortunately, I've been witnessing that in recent years, polite applause and inward pride are steadily losing ground to ear-piercing whistles and hooting and hollering like banshees upon hearing a loved one's name read.
The last thing I thought before we dropped was, "There's no way to scream pretty."
It's not just dancers who are doing it anymore. The topknot -- and her prim and proper sister, the sock bun-- have gone mass, and they aren't going away any time soon.
Kansas City native Sheila Kemper Dietrich talks about Livliga, a line of portion-control dinnerware she founded following a move to Boulder, Colo. She has a new line of children's dinnerware and a children's book in the works.
Trendy mamas aren't going with "Grateful Dead tie-dye" this spring, said Becky Hanf of Mission Fresh Fashion. Instead they're choosing subtle, two-tone tie-dye designs.
About 20,000 envelopes of families' photos survived the tornado May 2011 tornado in Joplin, Mo. Through the efforts of a local historian and an army of volunteers, those families can reclaim pieces of their past they had thought were gone forever.
DEAR BILLY GRAHAM: I'm graduating from college in a few weeks, and I've already been offered a very good job, at least as far as pay is concerned. But a former employee of this company told me I'd be pressured into doing things that aren't honest or ethical.
DEAR MISS MANNERS: As my son is attending his very first formal, I realize that I am unaware of the rule of dress for this occasion. For example, isn't my son's tie supposed to coordinate with his date's dress?
Cooking with fire may be in our DNA, but as our palates evolve so does grilling cuisine.
Chairs now talk, sing and look like thrones.
Kelly Rowland is airing her "Dirty Laundry." And I hope people listen.
In the last few years, the Kansas City-based video production firm T2 Studios and its so-called Experience Lab have gained a growing reputation for creating what are called immersion experiences.
Former Royals pitcher Zack Greinke is settling into life in Los Angeles, where he now plays for the Dodgers. Greinke bought a gated home in Studio City for $4.575 million.
A 1918 work by Edwin Blashfield, "The Call of Missouri," was displayed for years at the Kansas City Public Library. It disappeared in 1983. A six-year search found it online -- on sale for $650,000.
Photographer's "Revealed" project began as a series of 31 photographs of people in Lawrence. He gave subjects a small wooden box, asked them to fill it with objects that represented their spirituality, then photographed them in a studio.
Royals pitcher James Shields has more on his mind these days than baseball. He's trying to off-load his former home in Clearwater, Fla.
Paul Goehausen is stoked to smoke outdoors this Memorial Day weekend. He grills year-round in his outdoor kitchen in Leawood and says the key to a satisfying savory result is smoking the meat or fish "low and slow."
DEAR ABBY: My husband and I recently learned that our sister-in-law's adult son from a prior marriage, "Charlie," is now "Claire." My husband and I have three sons, ages 2 to 10 years.
One of the most iconic of American spirits, rye nearly disappeared from the scene. Now distillers are giving it an edgy appeal.
DEAR ABBY: My boyfriend and I have been together a year and a half. I regret moving in with him when I did, which was after only three months of dating.
Regarding our relationships with other people (including difficult ones), the Bible says, "God is with you in everything you do."
When people from other countries come here to study or work, they sometimes end up feeling no one cares about them or wants to be their friend.
DEAR ABBY: I have worked in the field of education for more than 40 years, with the last 25 years serving in adult education, helping students complete their high school equivalency diplomas.
In May, fresh-cut flowers are abundant -- including tulips, daffodils, hyacinths and roses -- from your own garden or a favorite florist or food store. But pair those flowers carefully.
Rachel Keal was pleasantly surprised when she walked into her math adviser's office and saw Nick Kullman. It was December 2008 and Rachel, 20, and Nick, 19, had volunteered to help start a math club at the University of Missouri-Columbia.
"The Boy Kings of Texas," Domingo Martinez's memoir about growing up poor and rudderless in a Brownsville, Texas, barrio, is the current selection of the FYI Book Club.