The grandparents of Brooklyn Coons continue to want accountability and transparency from the Kansas Department for Children and Families nine years after the death of their granddaughter. Larry and Mary Crosetto of Coffeyville say the system failed 23-month-old Brook, who died on Jan.
The Jacobson restaurant in the Crossroads Arts District is expanding. Michael Werner, Michael Edmondson and Pat Phelan opened the restaurant and bar in mid-2012 at 2050 Central St. Since then … Click to Continue »
Sometimes Larry Crosetto puts on old home movies or thumbs through family photos to go back in time. He sees granddaughter Brooklyn — Brook — sitting with her mama, playing … Click to Continue »
For decades, Prairie Village has maintained its reputation as one of the most highly sought-after communities in the Kansas City area. With its amazing shopping and dining options, great schools … Click to Continue »
Kansas City police were trying to determine what caused the death of a man whose decomposed body was found Saturday morning. Officers discovered the body about 11 a.m. in a … Click to Continue »
High schools Boys basketball Saturday’s results Metro Academy 62, De Soto 29 BALDWIN INVITATIONAL 7th place: Anderson County 50, Bishop Ward 47 5th place: Louisburg 56, Baldwin 47 3rd place: … Click to Continue »
Saturday’s winning numbers: ▪ Missouri Pick 3 Midday: 2-9-9 Evening: 7-1-4 ▪ Missouri Pick 4 Midday: 5-0-3-5 Evening: 3-0-6-3 ▪ Missouri Show Me Cash: 11-17-26-27-36. Next jackpot: $66,000. ▪ Missouri Lotto: 16-19-32-38-41-42. Next jackpot: … Click to Continue »
Talk about fortuitous synchronicity! On the same weekend that millions of women around the world marched to assert their rights, Kansas City’s Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre debuted “Photograph 51,” a hugely … Click to Continue »
A Washington, D.C. official says the estimated turnout for the Women's March in the city now stands at a half a million. It is about double the amount of people who showed up to President Donald Trump's inauguration.
Eric Greitens fired a lot of big guns during his successful run for Missouri governor last year. At least he’s sticking to them. Give the new Republican governor credit for … Click to Continue »
A Bradenton woman accused of having sex with teenagers is facing additional charges in connection with the same incident. A total of five victims have now been identified, according to … Click to Continue »
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House Buyers KC is no stranger to working with homeowners in need of a quick sell, whether that’s due to a job transfer, declining health or financial difficulties. Yet sometimes, … Click to Continue »
The start of a new year is always an ideal time to make big announcements. And now, a truly remarkable opportunity awaits buyers in the market for beautifully built homes, … Click to Continue »
With a collective knowledge in the marketing of residential resale, new construction, urban condos, and investment properties, the five members of Team Mall closed out 2016 with a flurry of … Click to Continue »
Pro hockey NHL Eastern Conference Atlantic GP W L OT Pts GF GA Montreal 48 28 13 7 63 144 121 Ottawa 44 25 15 4 54 116 113 Boston … Click to Continue »
A multivehicle accident shut down the northbound lanes of Interstate 435 at U.S 24 for a brief time Saturday night. According to Kansas City Scout, the accident occurred about 9 … Click to Continue »
Smart, multitalented and ambitious are great ways to describe Theola, 15. She is good at art, reading and playing the violin. Theola is also really into cooking and hanging out … Click to Continue »
President Donald Trump. As improbable as it still seems to read those words, or to write them, they are reality. The one-time businessman took the oath of office Friday and … Click to Continue »
On my first day at The Kansas City Star, before I’d even unpacked a box or located the newsroom coffeemaker, readers had questions for me. When will we see editorials … Click to Continue »
For the first time in Overland Park's history, explosives were used to implode an office building. At 5 a.m. Sunday, a series of detonations brought down the former CenturyLink building near Interstate 435 and Nall Avenue.
A series of explosions followed by one large one brought down a 10-story office building early Sunday morning in Johnson County. The demolition, the first implosion in Overland Park’s history, … Click to Continue »
Local audiences will get a taste of newer hits — “Waitress” and “Finding Neverland” — and a big helping of perennial favorites — “The Lion King,” “The Color Purple” and … Click to Continue »
Chapel Hill is kicking off 2017 in a big way. Newly available speculative homes are under construction from several award-winning builders. Additionally, prospective buyers can tour furnished model homes, two … Click to Continue »
After tirelessly working for well over a year, Darol Rodrock and his team are thrilled to unveil what is shaping up to be its finest development yet: Overland Park’s Sundance … Click to Continue »
The Missouri Mavericks returned for a home game Saturday night and avenged a loss to the Quad City Mallards from Friday night. The Mavericks beat the Mallards on Saturday 5-2 … Click to Continue »
UMKC could not keep up with Western Athletic Conference leader New Mexico State on Saturday night. New Mexico State rolled past UMKC 94-71 in Las Cruces, New Mexico. The loss … Click to Continue »
For the first time since 2011, U.S. Figure Skating crowned a ladies champion other than Ashley Wagner or Gracie Gold. Teenager Karen Chen dissolved the five-year consistency atop the ladies … Click to Continue »
Missouri budget It’s brilliant, isn’t it? Gov. Eric Greitens cuts the budget mostly at the expense of higher education. (Jan. 17, 1A, “Greitens swings an ax at budget”) Never mind … Click to Continue »
For decades, Charlie Brotman’s role in the inaugural parade every four years was nonpartisan. He was just there to tell the new president which bands, groups and organizations were marching … Click to Continue »