KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The election board reports that all of the votes are counted in today's Kansas City election, and the city's new mayor will be attorney Sly James. James has defeated Mike Burke.
In council-member-at-large races the winners are. First District at large - Scott Wagner Second District Large - Ed Ford Third District at Large - Melba Curls Fourth District at Large - Jim Glover Fifth at Large - Cindy Circo Sixth District at Large - Scott Taylor
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A Kansas City man has pleaded no contest to 21 federal charges accusing him of lacing ice cream and soda with sleeping pills, giving the drugs to girls and making pornographic videos of the young victims.
Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill says she is embarrassed by the recent revelation that she was reimbursed for using a private airplane to attend a political event in 2007.
Olathe, KS – A metro-based disaster relief group is sending a team to Japan this Thursday to lay groundwork for medical aid. KCUR's Dan Verbeck tells us the operation is far different than what went to Haiti.
Sophistication and advanced state of Japanese society precludes sending what Heart To Heart International sends to third world nations.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Officials at the Wolf Creek nuclear power plant in Burlington, KS are closely watching developments in Japan to see if there are any lessons to be learned from the nuclear disasters occurring there.
A Kansas House committee has voted against a measure that would clamp down on illegal immigration in the state.
Metals like aluminum and copper can be attractive items for thieves. A Kansas Senate committee is considering new regulations aimed at combating metal thefts.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Underfunded public pensions are a national problem, but it is being felt more immediately in Kansas because of Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's proposal to shift money away from public school classrooms and into teachers' retirement benefits.
Civil rights groups are opposing a plan to change the Kansas Human Rights Commission.
Missouri highway crews are on the lookout for potholes on state roads amid the rising and falling temperatures of late winter.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A bill that would roll back part of Proposition B has passed the Missouri Senate. Voters narrowly approved the ballot measure last November, which limits dog breeders to 50 dogs and requires adequate food, water, and outdoor access.
A bill that would roll back part of Proposition B has passed the Missouri Senate. Voters narrowly approved the ballot measure last November, which limits dog breeders to 50 dogs and requires adequate food, water, and outdoor access.