The Urban Council, along with several other civil rights organizations in Kansas City, asked the Department of Justice to conduct a civil rights investigation into the Kansas City Police Department on Monday.
At least six people were killed in crashes over a two-day period on Kansas highways, authorities said. Two other fatality crashes were reported over the weekend in Shawnee County, including one in Topeka.
For the past several years, an effort to establish a municipal ID in the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas, has been stuck over a provision that would prohibit local law enforcement from coordinating with immigration authorities. Now it’s become an issue in the race for mayor.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) on Monday derided Reps. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) and Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) as “Pelosi Republicans” for serving on a committee to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.
The now-familiar scenes of a city indundated by floods played out in London over the weekend, in a brutal reminder that even some of the world’s richest cities are dangerously unprepared for the kind of extreme weather that is becoming more common because of climate change.
Some of Germany’s most senior politicians have floated the possibility of tough restrictions for unvaccinated people, or even compulsory inoculation, echoing similar sentiment throughout Europe as the delta variant spreads in the region.
Although the pandemic disrupted family life across the U.S. since taking hold in spring 2020, some parents are grateful for one consequence: They’re now opting to homeschool their children, even as schools plan to resume in-person classes.
Owner Winston Riley of Smokey’s on the Blvd BBQ. // Courtesty of Smokey’s on the Blvd BBQ In news that no Kansas-Citian wants to hear: Due to pandemic-related issues, Smokey’s on the Blvd BBQ in Overland Park served its last Q’. The establishment opened in 2012 and quickly became a destination in the KC community for those seeking a saucy…
When KCTV5 morning meteorologist Erin Little went MIA during the middle of May sweeps, viewers wondered what happened to the popular forecaster. Turns out, Little was at home battling vertigo for well over a month. We wanted to hear about how she was diagnosed and, more importantly, how she recovered. Now that she’s back on…
Baba’s Pantry has shawarma, falafel and various pantry items like seasonings and hot sauce.Pantry Staples The eastern edge of Brookside has a stellar new dining option. Baba’s Pantry (1019 E. 63rd St., KCMO) is a Palestinian-American counter-service restaurant which, as its name implies, also has a stocked deli case and several shelves of to-go items. The menu at the bright…