The 30-year-old mom was attacked in February in the middle of the night by strangers who broke into her apartment. Her willingness to talk, to break social norms about sexual assault, is about more than achieving justice with criminal convictions. It’s about changing attitudes about rape and its victims.
On Wednesday, Kansas City firefighters were dispatched on an emergency to rescue a group stuck in an elevator. The call came from the Kansas City Police Regional Academy at Interstate 435 and Pleasant Valley Road. The individuals stuck between floors: tactical police officers.
The koalas, Coedie and Burra, are on loan from the San Diego Zoo. The public can see the 2-year-old males beginning Thursday in the Zoo’s Koala Flats exhibit. Visitors can learn about them during koala zookeeper chats at 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. daily.
Supporters of medical marijuana rallied at the Capitol Wednesday against Senate Bill 489, which the protesters say has been amended to make it more difficult for epilepsy sufferers to get hemp-based remedies for seizures.
The Kansas City Zoo will be home for two koalas that are on loan from the San Diego Zoo. The koalas, Coedie and Burra, will go on public display Thursday. The koalas will be at the zoo through November. (Video by Robert Cronkleton, email@example.com, and Allison Long, firstname.lastname@example.org)
Macey Hensley, a farmgirl from Council Grove who is an expert on U.S. presidents, can how add spokesgirl for Kansas tourism to her resume. She’s appeared on the “Ellen DeGeneres Show” several times and met President Obama during one appearance.
The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Kansas against St. John’s Military School, is the latest in a string of litigation that has dogged the Episcopalian boarding school in Salina. It also names as a defendant the cadet accused of assaulting the boy
An online auction in May is being billed as a “once-in-a-lifetime” opportunity. Up for sale: salvaged items from the recent renovation of the Kansas Statehouse in Topeka. Bids will be taken on windows, doors, ladders and more.
Ahmad al-Abboud feels relief, joy and great responsibility in Kansas City as the father of the first Syrian refugee family to land in the U.S. under a renewed effort to help victims of Syria’s civil war.