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Groups battle over the future of Kemper Arena

By LYNN HORSLEY The Kansas City Star (KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — For the past four years, Kemper Arena has sat nearly empty — silent and mostly forgotten as high-profile…

Missouri senators debate school legislation

By CHRIS BLANK (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — Missouri senators started debate Tuesday over education legislation that takes aim at a student transfer law and struggling school districts Senate debate…

Mo. House panel endorses Sunday motorcycle sales

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — Missourians could buy motorcycles on Sunday under legislation endorsed by a state House panel. Many states have repealed bans on selling retail on Sunday, but…

Kan. issues Amber Alert for missing Texas teen

(LENEXA, Kan., AP) — Kansas authorities have issued an Amber Alert for a missing Texas teenager who might be in suburban Kansas City. Law enforcement is searching for 15-year-old Nomei…

Mo. high court won’t hear 3 red light camera cases

(ST. LOUIS, AP) — The Missouri Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that it will not hear the cases of three cities whose red-light camera laws were challenged in lower courts. The…

Couple stumbles upon $10 million in rare coins

By JOHN ROGERS (LOS ANGELES, AP) — A Northern California couple out walking their dog on their property stumbled across a modern-day bonanza: $10 million in rare, mint-condition gold coins…

Downtown construction to begin Monday

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – The downtown facelift continues as the city is set to start streetscape work on the east side of Holden Street, just south of the railroad tracks, according…