Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Bishop Robert W. Finn from his leadership role with the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph. Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of the Kansas City in Kansas Archdiocese will serve as the diocese’s interim leader.
Thanks to a financial windfall, the commitment of volunteers and the positive energy of a new executive director, the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame in Bonner Springs reopens this weekend for its 50th anniversary with an eye to the future.
Recently released court documents describe the Overland Park police investigation that resulted in the seizure of truckloads of allegedly stolen clothing and other items from the home of Kelli Jo Bauer. Officers still are working to catalog all the items taken from Bauer’s home two weeks ago.
Authorities say an armed man was fatally shot inside a University of Missouri parking garage following a confrontation with police. Columbia and university police say a college officer found the man late Wednesday on the garage’s second floor and that shots were fired following an altercation between the two.
A memorial Mass at St. Peter’s Church in Kansas City on Monday morning honored William L. Corporon, Reat Underwood and parishioner Terri LaManno, who were shot and killed April 13, 2014, outside of Jewish facilities in Overland Park. A “7 Days Peace Walk” starts at 6 p.m. Monday at the Jewish Community Center and ends with an 8 p.m. celebration at the Church of the Resurrection in Leawood
Herbert Lewis Siegel and Brian Clark Decker were killed March 31 when the two-seat airplane crashed near Pleasanton, Kan. The report released Friday by the National Transportation Safety Board is similar to an earlier one by the Kansas Highway Patrol.