Methodist women focus on human trafficking

United Methodist women from across Kansas City are taking on the issue of human trafficking, both local and global. United Methodist Women from St. James United Methodist Church and The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection are hosting ...

Interstate 35 is back

Interstate 35 is open just in time for Christmas. Massive downtown bridgework is completed and the highway is among the last to reopen. The state spent more than $40 million to repair 18 bridges and ramps, disrupting traffic for months. Now ...

City, ATA snow advisory updates

With the snow advisory, the city and the bus service have sent along some information. The city is checking for slick spots and the ATA says some buses are slightly behind schedule this morning. We’ll continue to keep you updated as new information ...
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Investor buys Westport Q Hotel, to remodel as Marriott AC Hotel

The Noble Investment Group of Atlanta says it has bought Westport’s Q Hotel. “The 123-room hotel will undergo a comprehensive renovation and conversion to become one of the first AC Hotels by Marriott properties located in the United ...

Got ideas for transit services?

Buses and other forms of mass transit are basic infrastructure services that matter a great deal to everyday quality of life. And the new Regional Transit Coordinating Council wants to hear input from people who care about these things. The ...

Employers to offer home energy efficiency as job benefit

Employers offer health and wellness care as benefits. Could adding energy efficiency to employees’ homes be considered a benefit as well? The city thinks maybe it could. Kansas City is one of six national locations trying out a Home Energy ...

Mass to honor fallen police officers

St. Therese Little Flower Catholic Church is putting out an invitation for all to attend the annual Mass for Kansas City police officers who have died in the line of duty. The Mass is scheduled Jan. 1 at 10 a.m. at 5814 Euclid. There will also ...

Santa spotted in Midtown

Santa’s Wonderland is officially open in Gillham Park and the man in red himself arrived a few minutes ago.  

Main Street bridge over I-670 reopens today

The Main Street bridge over Interstate 670 is finished and the city says the intersection of Truman Road and Main Street will be open for rush hour today. The $2.75 million renovation includes a new three-lane concrete bridge with improved vertical ...
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Red light cameras still in limbo

Kansas City’s red-light camera ordinance change returned to the city council public safety committee, where it remained in legal limbo Wednesday. “We will revisit it another time, hopefully next week but I can’t guarantee that,” said ...