Kansas City metropolitan area

TNS
March 23, 2018 - 1:53 pm
A former executive with the Kansas water park where a 10-year-old boy died on a giant waterslide has been charged with involuntary manslaughter. Tyler Austin Miles, who was an operations director for Schlitterbahn, was booked into the Wyandotte County jail Friday and is being held on $50,000 bond...
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Dreamstime
February 17, 2018 - 6:51 pm
A Kansas Board of Regents member and commissioner for the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas, has been arrested on suspicion of domestic battery. The Kansas City Star reports that 50-year-old Ann Brandau-Murguia was arrested Friday evening. While the booking report...
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Dreamstime
February 16, 2018 - 12:16 am
A French automotive technology supplier plans to open a $60 million production facility and bring 300 jobs to the Kansas City area. Faurecia Interior announced Thursday that it will open a plant in Blue Springs. The company develops and makes interior vehicle and emissions components. Faurecia used...
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Dreamstime
January 06, 2018 - 11:07 am
Police in the Kansas City suburb of Olathe, Kansas, are investigating after a video posted on social media appeared to show two children being placed into the trunk of a car. The Kansas City Star reports that police on Thursday responded to a report that the children were placed in a trunk of a...
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Dreamstime
December 25, 2017 - 2:04 pm
A couple from Louisburg, Kansas is celebrating four Christmas miracles. Kaitlin and Josh Hartman are preparing to bring home four healthy babies from Overland Park Regional Medical Center next month. The Kansas City Star reports the three girls and one boy were born Nov. 17. Doctors say they are...
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Dreamstime
November 10, 2017 - 9:31 am
A man has been sentenced to life in prison in a fatal shooting during a botched robbery outside a Kansas City, Kansas, bar. The Kansas City Star reports that 20-year-old Filiberto Espinoza Jr. won't be eligible for parole for 25 years under the sentence ordered Thursday for first-degree felony...
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Dreamstime
November 10, 2017 - 8:05 am
The corporate owner of Pizza Studio restaurant that offered a higher wage to a 17-year-old Kansas male than to a female of the same age has been ordered to give the two back pay and implement policies to prevent it happening again. In September, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission sued PS...
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Dreamstime
November 08, 2017 - 10:33 am
LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas mother has been convicted of repeatedly punching another mother after their children fought. The Kansas City Star reports that jurors found 34-year-old Amanda Lee Gross guilty Monday of battery in Leavenworth County. The attack happened Feb. 2 in Leavenworth after...
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Dreamstime
October 10, 2017 - 2:46 pm
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — A lawsuit alleges that a boy sexually assaulted a girl at a suburban Kansas City middle school after school officials failed to report previous allegations against the boy to law enforcement. The Kansas City Star reports that the girl's father is suing the Shawnee Mission...
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Dreamstime
August 22, 2017 - 9:30 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities have rescued more than a dozen stranded drivers after heavy rains soaked parts of Kansas City, Missouri, and its suburbs. Flash flood warnings have been issued across the area. Local television station KCTV reports that police and fire crews plan Monday to go...
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