Dusty Norrell just wanted to buy his fiancée a new SUV to start their married lives together, but it almost got them both killed. Norrell and his fiancé, Courtney Cummings, … Click to Continue »
Legislators in the North Carolina House narrowly passed a compromise bill Thursday that sought to repeal HB2, which forbid local anti-discrimination protections for LGBT people and required people in government … Click to Continue »
Before we get to the meat of this column about what went wrong for the Royals in 2016, a quick story about what went right for the Royals in 2015.
A compromise that would repeal North Carolina's contentious "bathroom law" cleared a key hurdle Thursday when senators approved the measure, which is intended to help stem the financial backlash from … Click to Continue »
A 125-year-old former United Brethren church in Oakdale, Calif. has started a new chapter as a home. Instead of a congregation and the sound of hymns reverberating from the 22-foot … Click to Continue »
Minju Kim, an LPGA-certified pro, posted a video to her Instagram of her knocking down bowling pins with a golf ball hit from a tee at the end of the bowling lane.
A man in northern London died after being mauled by his dog during an interview with a BBC documentary crew at his home, British media reported Wednesday. Mario Perivoitos, 41, … Click to Continue »
Astronaut Peggy Whitson has, to put it mildly, earned her share of records. Whitson, who at 57 is NASA’s oldest female astronaut, has served as the International Space Station’s first … Click to Continue »
Two cars collided at an intersection at the northwest corner Kansas City’s Swope Park injuring two people Thursday morning. The cars crashed into each other at East 63rd Street and … Click to Continue »
After a week in which the House of Representatives investigation into Russian election meddling and possible collusion with the campaign of President Donald Trump spiraled out of control, the leaders … Click to Continue »
If you’re displeased with the actions of your representatives in Congress, you typically have to wait until the next election to try to hold them accountable. But in light of … Click to Continue »
Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley announced Thursday that he will begin providing lawmakers with monthly reports on how much the state spends to settle lawsuits. In a letter to legislative … Click to Continue »
A 2013 explosion that destroyed the former location of JJ’s restaurant, a popular hangout near the Country Club Plaza, also badly damaged an office building directly behind it. The office … Click to Continue »
The man who headed Donald Trump’s presidential campaign last summer is in a squeeze. Paul Manafort is not only a key figure in the FBI investigation of whether Trump associates … Click to Continue »
A mother of a teenage girl showed up at Carol City Senior High School, knocked a cell phone out of another teen’s hand and hit her several times, police say.
Gov. Sam Brownback has vetoed legislation that would have expanded Medicaid to cover 150,000 low-income Kansans. Brownback’s veto, which was announced Thursday morning on Twitter, had been highly anticipated. Democratic … Click to Continue »
Malaysia said Thursday it has agreed to release the body of Kim Jong Nam to North Korea in exchange for the return of nine Malaysians held in the North's capital.
The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are wavering between small gains and losses in early trading on Wall Street, while the price of … Click to Continue »
President Vladimir Putin says he is ready to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump if Finland hosts an Arctic summit. Putin and Finland's president, Sauli Niinisto, both expressed openness for … Click to Continue »
Thomas Frank The author who caused quite a stir in these parts with “What’s the Matter with Kansas?” will appear for another book that has offended some folks: “Listen, Liberal: … Click to Continue »
The sobbing 13-year-old girl had captured a gut-wrenching moment on video: the moment her father, who was driving her to school, was pulled over and taken into custody by U.S.
If you’re a fan of Joe’s Kansas City’s seasoned fries, you might want to hit up one of the barbecue joint’s three locations on Monday. Joe’s, the winner of our … Click to Continue »
The Worcester Polytechnic Institute research team shows spinach leaves stripped of plant cells can become a vascular network to deliver blood, oxygen and nutrients to grow human tissues like cardiac muscle to treat heart attack patients.
Hasel Afshar said he came home on Tuesday after a long weekend away to find his chairs and couches slashed, doors smashed and – the worst part – hateful messages … Click to Continue »
A motorist accused of killing five bicyclists and injuring four others in southwestern Michigan will stand trial on second-degree murder charges. A Kalamazoo County Circuit judge has denied Charles Pickett … Click to Continue »
Jackson County prosecutors have accused two men with an Independence home burglary where police officer Thomas Wagstaff was shot in the head. Prosecutors charged Ronar Santiago-Torres, 27, and Joseph E.
Alleged members of a nationwide robbery gang have been charged with the $53,000 hold-up of a Kansas City, Kan., phone store last September. Five men were charged Wednesday in U.S.
Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri warned Democratic donors that blocking President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee could have dire consequences, according to audio obtained by The Star. McCaskill, a Democrat … Click to Continue »
Kevin Jamison of the Veterans Community Project shows off new outreach center, renovated from an old auto-parts store just a block from site of future Veterans Village. … Click to Continue »
A growing majority of Americans – including a sharply increasing number of Republicans – oppose an outright repeal of Obamacare, according to a new McClatchy-Marist Poll, signaling trouble for Republicans … Click to Continue »