U.S. hiring improved in February from the previous two months despite a blast of wintry weather, likely renewing hopes that growth will accelerate this year.
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The firefighter, who fell on stairs, was taken to the hospital for evaluation of a back injury. The firefighter was treated and release.
Seems to me they are the wrong people to be playing cat and mouse games with
Kansas Sens. Jerry Moran and Pat Roberts split on approach to prosecuting sexual assault cases in the military.
That screening found that the oxygen level in Cassandra Foster’s first child, Sophia, was dangerously low. It was the first step to discovering that Sophia had numerous critical heart defects. Sophia is healthy now, and her mother wants every newborn i…
Measures would help microbreweries and allow grocers and convenience stores to phase in sales of strong beer, wine and liquor. Opposition has come from retail liquor stores and beer wholesalers.
And…Kansas conservative members of Congress applaud big spending on NBAF
Missouri junior Kearsten Peoples, a native of Ottawa, Kan., will head to the 2014 NCAA Indoor Track and Field National Championships, which begin March 14 in Albuquerque, N.M., as the favorite in the women’s shot put.
In 27 days, James Shields intends to stand atop the mound at Comerica Park in Detroit as the Royals Opening Day starter for the second year in a row. He will also cross a self-imposed deadline for any contract negotiations. Shields has said repeatedly …
Three suspects are now charged in the southern Missouri case
Independence police arrested a suspect who allegedly robbed a postal carrier in Kansas City on Tuesday afternoon.
Carl Kasell, a signature voice of NPR News for decades, is stepping down from the comedy news quiz show “Wait, Wait … Don’t Tell Me!” and retiring from the network this spring.
Monday’s low set a record for March 3 when temperatures dropped to 7 degrees below zero at 5:40 a.m., according to the National Weather Service. The previous record was 1 degree below zero, set in 1978. A warming trend is expected to push temperatures …
New Create Art Studio offers classes and open studio. Jefferson’s restaurant will open in Olathe. BurgerFi plans Lawrence and Leawood restaurants. El Potro Mexican Cafe & Cantina opens in Bonner Springs.
All that cheering today at the Kansas City Art Institute is for alumnus Paul Briggs, who was part of the team who created “Frozen,” which won on Oscar on Sunday.
Socialheart hosted its annual Mardi Gras Masquerade Party at the Beast haunted house on Friday. Proceeds benefited Boys Grow, a local nonprofit that helps inner-city boys.
After a few days of torrential rain, Hollywood appears ready for smooth sailing at tonight’s Academy Awards. Unlike the stormy hosting of Seth MacFarlane last year, the 86th annual Oscars ceremony, which gets underway at 7:30 p.m. Central time, is expe…
Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas continued his torrid first week in the Cactus League. He swatted homers in his first two-at bats in a 5-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday in Mesa, Ariz.
Shots were fired at service stations at Truman Road and the Paseo, 27th Street and Brooklyn Avenue, and near Gregory Boulevard and U.S. 71. No injuries were reported.
Two days after the conclusion of his first music conference in Kansas City, Louis Meyers, the director of Folk Alliance International,, was feeling as elated as he was sleep-deprived. “It exceeded our wildest expectations,” he said on Tuesday. “I’d say…
No matter how it is reported, Kansas City’s murder count is unacceptable. It’s been a bane to the city — and a horror for victims’ families — for many years and it remains so. Changing the narrative is meaningless without a sharp drop in the numbers.
just because the Country Club Plaza streets and sidewalks are public does not give the right to individuals or groups to do as they like. The Plaza is a public heritage that must be inclusive, but that inclusiveness must not be trampled on when mobs ef…
Missouri remains NCAA Tournament-bound in only 51 of 90 brackets compiled at BracketMatrix.com. The prospect of coming up short of the tourney isn’t one Missouri wants to face.
How does a man reach the point in which prison seems like a more attractive option than freedom? It’s the question Roy Murphy is attempting to answer to a visiting stranger with a pen and a notepad. In his seat, he fidgets. He starts to speak, stops. T…
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon issued a statement today suggesting opposition to a bill that would allow people to cite religious freedom as a legal reason to deny services to some people. The bill is seen as allowing service denials to gays and lesbians.
Maybe the U.S. senator from Kansas can relax now. During the last seven days, his campaign ensured that his upstart primary opponent had a “Todd Akin week” bad enough to all but take the radiologist out of the race.
Retired Kansas City Bishop Raymond James Boland died Thursday in Ireland, his native land. Suffering from lung cancer, the 82-year-old Boland last week returned to Cork to enter hospice care. He was bishop of the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph from …
The Academy Awards ceremony will stream live online for the first time to select cable providers in eight U.S. cities.