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Arrest Of Baby Lisa's Mother 'Inevitable,' Irwin Family Says

Posted 12.11.2011 | Crime

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Associated Press / The Huffington Post) — Kansas City authorities searched a cistern at a vacant house Tuesday but came up empty a...

Statistics Show Missing Mo. Baby Unlikely Taken By Stranger

Posted 12.09.2011 | Crime

By BILL DRAPER, Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Decades of statistics on infant abductions in the U.S. suggest one of the least likely scenar...

FBI Searches Landfill For Missing Missouri Baby

AP | By MARIA SUDEKUM FISHER | Posted 12.08.2011 | Crime

By MARIA SUDEKUM FISHER, Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- FBI agents scoured a Kansas landfill for the second time this week as the search for ...

Mom Of Missing Baby Says Police Accused Her

Posted 12.07.2011 | Crime

By MARIA SUDEKUM FISHER, Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The mother of a 10-month-old girl who went missing from their Kansas City home said ...

Parents Of Missing 10-Month-Old Stop Cooperating

AP | MARIA SUDEKUM FISHER and BILL DRAPER | Posted 12.06.2011 | Crime

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The parents of a missing 10-month-old Missouri girl are no longer cooperating with investigators, police said late Thursday &...

Returning to Kansas City

Michael Kaiser | Posted 11.26.2011 | Arts
Michael Kaiser

At a time when most cities are reducing investment in the arts, how refreshing it is to be in Kansas City where the arts are flourishing.

Recovery Schools Chief Defends Record In Kansas City

The Detroit News | Jennifer Chambers | Posted 11.22.2011 | Education

The new leader of a Michigan recovery system for failing schools defended his record in Kansas City on Wednesday, a day after the district he used to ...

Kansas City Here It Comes: A New Nuclear Weapons Plant!

Lawrence Wittner | Posted 11.14.2011 | Green
Lawrence Wittner

Should the U.S. government be building more nuclear weapons? Residents of Kansas City, Missouri don't appear to think so, for they are engaged in a bitter fight against the construction of a new nuclear weapons plant in their community.

Source: Ex-NYPD Officer Detained At KC Airport

AP | BILL DRAPER | Posted 11.12.2011 | Travel

By BILL DRAPER, Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A man has been detained after he tried to get through security at Kansas City's main airport w...

The Little Hope For The Prairie

Pam Grout | Posted 11.01.2011 | Travel
Pam Grout

In the mountains, the beauty is obvious. Any idiot can see it. To appreciate a prairie, you have to slow down, turn over rocks and consider subtleties.

Joy Resmovits

Can John Covington Save Detroit's Schools? | Joy Resmovits | Posted 11.01.2011 | Education

When appointing John Covington chancellor of Michigan's Education Achievement System, a plan to transform low-performing schools that will pilot in De...

Our Guide To Family Vacations In And Around Kansas City

The Huffington Post | Sandy Mitchell | Posted 10.12.2011 | Travel

Family vacations in Kansas City can be rewarding experiences or absolute disasters — it all depends on pre-trip homework. To make planning easier, w...

America's 10 Sickest Housing Markets

24/7 Wall St. | Charles B. Stockdale, Douglas A. McIntyre and Michael B. Sauter | Posted 10.03.2011 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: For three years, the real estate market has been going in one direction — primarily down. Some areas, however, have begun to rec...

Farming Bubble Could Be Reality

Posted 09.21.2011 | Business

(Christine Stebbins) - Soaring farmland values in the past year are causing worries among agricultural bankers that a farmland "bubble" may be bre...

'I Thought That Lady Was Dead' -- Excuse For Alleged Sexual Assault Of Unconscious Woman

Posted 08.30.2011 | Crime

There's just no excuse for sexual assault, least of all necrophilia. Tell that to Kansas City resident Melvin L. Jackson, who was arrested Wednesd...

Make Your Own Signature BBQ Sauce

Meathead | Posted 08.29.2011 | Home

If you are no longer living with your parents, you really should have a house sauce made without preservatives, additives, stabilizers, and emulsifiers.

Fighting City Hall's Nuclear Weapons

Joe Cirincione | Posted 08.15.2011 | Politics
Joe Cirincione

Kansas City wants to build nuclear weapons. Although it is too late to stop construction on the plant, some Kansas Citians are proposing alternative uses to bring sustainable jobs, not bombs, to the area.

David Lohr

Police: 5-Year-Old Girl Confessed To Drowning Toddler In Bathtub Because He 'Cried Too Much' | David Lohr | Posted 08.10.2011 | Home

Police in Kansas City are investigating the recent death of an 18-month-old toddler allegedly killed by his five-year-old cousin because he would not ...

Kansas City Police Shoot Alligator . . . Well, It Looked Like An Alligator . . . (VIDEO)

AP | By BILL DRAPER | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. -- Police responding to a rare alligator sighting in suburban Kansas City took quick action to dispatch of the beast, shooting it in...

WATCH: Pet Chimpanzee Goes Bananas In Kansas City | Posted 11.16.2011 | Weird News

Kansas City residents went ape when they saw a neighbor's pet chimpanzee get loose and terrorize their neighborhood. The 300-pound chimp, named Su...

EPA Announces Plan to Abandon Kansas City -- at the Cost of the City and Taxpayers

Geoffrey Anderson | Posted 06.15.2011 | Green
Geoffrey Anderson

To avoid small costs, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will be creating big costs for everyone, including the federal government.

Should Students Be Separated By Gender For Lunch?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

By Kevin Murphy Kevin Murphy Kansas City, Mo. -- Middle school lunch periods can be a free-for-all of teasing, rough-housing and flirting among boys...

Exploring Death In Janelle Monae's Music

Andrew Wilkes | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Andrew Wilkes

In that valley of death, Monae invites slumbering citizens to replace the American lullabies of selfish spirituality with the vivifying intonations of lament. Daydreamers, please wake up, we can't sleep no more.

Family Offers House Switch After Neighbor's Leg Amputated

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

It has been easy for Michael Wright to discern a higher power in events that have unfolded since he lost a leg to cancer last year. That includes the...

Wild Card Losses: Four Cities' Newspapers React

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Danny Groner

The NFL playoffs kicked off this past weekend, and some perennial favorites have already headed home. Here's what they're saying in Philadelphia, New Orleans, Indianapolis, and Kansas City.