Joplin, Mo. – After touring the destruction in some of Joplin's hardest-hit areas yesterday (Sunday), President Obama addressed a packed auditorium on the Missouri State Southern University campus. KBIA's Courtney Flatt was there and has this report.
The Kansas City city council has taken a step toward honoring its commitment to MAST ambulance workers who became city employees over a year ago.
Kansas City sent so many rescue teams to Joplin this week, they were shuttling relief crews back and forth between the two cities, located more than a hundred fifty miles apart. The Kansas City council got a breakdown yesterday of just how this mutual aid worked.
KANSAS CITY, MO. – A Missouri Western State University student who drowned in a school swimming pool yesterday has been identified. A Kansas City Federal judge orders a Lees Summit Businessman to pay more than $10 million restitution. A Catholic priest is charged in Clay County with possession of of child pornography. Those stories and more on KCUR Evening News.