By The Associated Press Tuesday lasts a wee bit longer - by a second. More>>
Here is a list of fireworks, festivals and other Independence Day events in cities across the metro area. More>>
Police say two of the men they've been looking for in a shooting at Oak Park Mall surrendered overnight and are now charged.
Recaptured escapee David Sweat has told police that he and Richard Matt conducted a practice run of their prison break the night before they disappeared from Clinton Correctional Facility in upstate New York, a state... More>>
President Barack Obama will announce Wednesday that the U.S. and Cuba have finalized an agreement to reopen embassies in each other's capitals, a major step in ending hostilities between the Cold War foes, a senior... More>>
Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis shut her blinds at work Tuesday to block the view of rainbow-clad protesters outside. They carried flowers and flags and signs saying "you don't own marriage." They chanted "do your job." More>>
Greece slipped deeper into its financial abyss after the bailout program it has relied on for five years expired at midnight Tuesday and the country failed to repay a loan due to the International Monetary Fund, deepening... More>>
As regulars at a local farmer's market, Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner and their three young children looked like the perfect Hollywood family. More>>
Police are being kept busy on both sides of the state line investigating a homicide and a shooting at a convenience store.
A woman is outraged because the state of Kansas prevented her from changing her name on her driver's license. More>>
The boy was 11 years old in 2013 when deputies found him chained on the porch of his foster parents Wanda Sue Larson and Dorian Harper. More>>
A broken fire hydrant sent water shooting high into the air Tuesday afternoon. More>>
Police antagonized crowds who gathered to protest in Ferguson after Michael Brown's death last summer, violated free-speech rights and made it difficult to hold officers accountable, according to a Justice Department... More>>
A look at the four teams playing in the semifinals at the Women's World Cup. More>>
The superintendent at the prison where two killers broke out has been placed on leave along with his security chief and 10 other staff members amid an internal investigation into how the inmates pulled it off, a state... More>>
A strongly worded dissent in the U.S. Supreme Court's narrow decision this week upholding the use of an execution drug offered a glimmer of hope to death penalty opponents in what they considered otherwise a gloomy... More>>
The $310 million Downtown Convention Center Hotel is a step closer to reality, following Tuesday's vote by the Tax Increment Financing (TIF) commission. More>>
The U.S. Women's World Cup team is playing for a spot in the finals Tuesday night. The Americans are squaring off with the team from Germany with the winner facing the winner of the Japan-England semi Wednesday night.
The U.S. Women's World Cup team is playing for a spot in the finals Tuesday night. The Americans are squaring off with the team from Germany with the winner facing the winner of the Japan-England semi Wednesday night.More>>
Authorities say someone killed a man after his body was found on a south Kansas City sidewalk Monday night. More>>
The Hamilton County Courthouse could remain evacuated until lunchtime Tuesday over a suspicious package believed to be inside a suitcase. More>>
Pushing past a Tuesday deadline, world powers and Iran extended negotiations for a comprehensive nuclear agreement by a week as the U.N. nuclear agency prepared to announce Tehran had met a key condition - significantly... More>>
Authorities are trying to identify a body pulled from the Missouri River on Tuesday morning. More>>
The study found drinks could lead to nearly 200,000 adult deaths worldwide each year.
The study found drinks could lead to nearly 200,000 adult deaths worldwide each year.
They're called managers, and they sometimes work grueling schedules at fast food chains and retail stores. But with no overtime eligibility, their pay may be lower per hour than many workers they supervise. More>>
Developers held a groundbreaking Tuesday on a project that includes building a new Whole Foods market near the UMKC campus. More>>
Siri has something not-so-nice to say to those who ask her one of the most basic math questions that exists.
Siri has something not-so-nice to say to those who ask her one of the most basic math questions that exists.More>>
Rescuers with heavy machinery searched a shattered residential neighborhood Tuesday for any survivors from an Indonesian air force transport plane that crashed shortly after takeoff and killed more than 70 people. More>>
In defiance of recent polls and unhappiness among his constituents, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced Tuesday he will enter the Republican presidential primaries.
In defiance of recent polls and unhappiness among his constituents, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced Tuesday he will enter the Republican presidential primaries.More>>
Kari Vanardoy - mother to a 2-year-old and server at a Florida restaurant - said she had never met the group that left her a huge tip on a $29 bill.
Kari Vanardoy - mother to a 2-year-old and server at a Florida restaurant - said she had never met the group that left her a huge tip on a $29 bill.More>>
James Patterson is the author behind the number one best selling novel "Zoo." And Better Kansas City spoke with him Tuesday about the thrilling new show on CBS based on his novel.
James Patterson is the author behind the number one best selling novel "Zoo." And Better Kansas City spoke with him Tuesday about the thrilling new show on CBS based on his novel.More>>
People across the metro are still cleaning up from the storms that hit last Friday. Downed trees, broken power lines and pounds and pounds of brush have made things difficult for homeowners. Starting Tuesday, officials in Kansas City are getting you some extra help with your own cleanup.
People across the metro are still cleaning up from the storms that hit last Friday. Downed trees, broken power lines and pounds and pounds of brush have made things difficult for homeowners. Starting Tuesday, officials in Kansas City are getting you some extra help with your own cleanup.More>>
The Supreme Court will consider limiting the power of government employee unions to collect fees from non-members in a case that labor officials say could threaten membership and further weaken union clout. More>>
The Taliban launched a suicide car bomb attack on a NATO military convoy in Afghanistan's capital on Tuesday, killing two people and wounding 26 others, including two U.S. soldiers, officials said. More>>
The employees at Sallas Auto Repair in south Kansas City have watched and re-watched the surveillance video, and they still can't really understand what the man was thinking. More>>
Authorities are questioning after a Kansas City home has caught fire three times in just a week. More>>
A motorcyclist was killed in a crash involving a city vehicle. More>>
The health department then uncovered the false claim when following-up with the employee. In this case, it was discovered that the person's identity was deliberately misrepresented. More>>
A passenger on one of Japan's high-speed bullet trains tried to set himself or herself on fire Tuesday, causing smoke to fill the carriage and forcing the train to stop, Japan's transport ministry said. More>>
Asian stock markets bounced back Tuesday, recouping some of the previous day's sharp losses, but investors remained worried the crisis in Greece could spread to other financially weak countries. More>>
Salaried workers who earn nearly $1,000 per week would become eligible for overtime pay under a proposal President Barack Obama unveiled Monday, lamenting that too many Americans are working too many hours for less pay... More>>
Solid job growth is finally boosting paychecks for the rest of us. More>>
NBC said Monday that it is ending its business relationship with mogul and GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump because of comments he made about Mexican immigrants during the announcement of his campaign. More>>
By ANTONIO CALANNI and MICHAEL BALSAMO Associated Press When Susannah Mushatt Jones and Emma Morano were born in 1899, there was not yet world war or penicillin, and electricity was still considered a... More>>
A 19-year-old Olathe daycare worker has been arrested for aggravated battery on a 1-year-old. More>>
The message is simple: illegal fireworks can injure or kill."Even the small ones can do a lot of damage," said John Ham of the ATF. More>>
Anxious pensioners swarmed closed bank branches Monday and long lines snaked outside ATMs as Greeks endured the first day of serious controls on their daily economic lives ahead of a referendum that could determine whether... More>>
Metro area courthouses are ready to distribute marriage applications and licenses to same-sex couples. This time, there is no distinction whether or not the couple is same sex. More>>
Trading sharp words, a deeply divided Supreme Court upheld the use of a controversial drug in lethal-injection executions Monday, even as two dissenting justices said for the first time they think it's "highly likely"... More>>
The woman who was one of the targets of shooters in Saturday's Oak Park Mall shooting says she and her daughter are lucky to be alive. More>>
Two convicted murderers who eluded a massive manhunt for three weeks planned to drive to Mexico after escaping prison but ended up walking toward Canada when their ride backed out - finally splitting up in their final days... More>>
In a rare bipartisan scene at the White House, President Barack Obama on Monday signed into law two hard-fought bills giving him greater authority to negotiate international trade deals and providing aid to workers whose... More>>
Toronto third baseman Josh Donaldson and Seattle designated hitter Nelson Cruz have moved ahead in fan voting for starting spots in the All-Star Game, leaving five Kansas City Royals still in the lead. More>>
The I-70 to I-35 ramp bridge near downtown will reopen after extensive repairs on Tuesday. More>>
Police said a man knew the two gunmen who shot at him outside Oak Park Mall over the weekend. More>>
The United States is alert Monday after a terror warning issued by the federal government. More>>
Before there was the Supreme Court decision on same-sex weddings, before there was the furor over the confederate flag, there was the outrage surrounding Major League Baseball's All-Star game voting. More>>
Following the Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage, members of the LGBTQ community say there is still work to be done to prevent hate crimes and better police interaction. More>>
A 13-year-old girl in Rowlett, TX, is facing felony assault charges after police accused her of attacking a schoolmate and injuring a young child she was babysitting.
A 13-year-old girl in Rowlett, TX, is facing felony assault charges after police accused her of attacking a schoolmate and injuring a young child she was babysitting.More>>
The Missouri Peace Officers Association honored Kansas City, Missouri Officer Jason Cooley as the 2015 Officer of the Year as a result of his community outreach efforts. More>>