After 74 years, the remains of Marine PFC Donald Tolson came home to his family, arriving at Kansas City International on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. No one knew what had become of the body of Tolson, a Marine killed in action in the Battle of Tarawa in World War II. Then a man building a car port on the Pacific island found dog tags. Video by Jill Toyoshiba and Donald Bradley.
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Marine killed in WWII comes home to his family
Christmas concert shows it’s all about that bass
Fire kills one in midtown Kansas City
Squatter sets fire to vacant Crossroads building
High-tech equipment will be featured in new $32 million UMKC building
Mayor Sly James takes off the gloves
Two cows on the run corralled in the Olathe District Activity Center parking lot
KCK police captain who stopped Costco gunman shares his experience
Two rogue cows corralled in the parking lot of the Olathe District Activity Center
William Luth pleads guilty to kidnapping and rape of Johnson County Sheriff’s deputy
6-year-old Kansas boy makes hundreds of holiday gifts for local law enforcement
Package delivery thieves looking for loot will instead say “crap”
Police chief describes events unfolding as KCK police captain tracks Costco gunman through the store
UMKC announces it will build a $32 million education and research center for the university’s School of Computing and Engineering. The building will house such things as virtual reality and augmented reality equipment, a clean room and a “big data” analytics lab.
Two cows briefly kept Olathe Police, Animal Control officers and Johnson County Sheriff’s Deputies on a walking chase before being corralled at the Olathe District Activity Center near 159th Street and Lone Elm Road in Olathe, Kan.
Kansas City, Kan., police Capt. Michael Howell talks about how his training kicked in and what was going through his mind on Nov. 26 when he stopped an armed man in the Lenexa Costco who said he intended to kill many people in the store.
William Luth pleaded guilty on Friday in Johnson County Court of the October 2016 kidnapping and rape of a Johnson County Sheriff’s deputy in Olathe, Kansas. The sentencing is scheduled for early 2018.
Costco surveillance video released by Lenexa police shows off-duty KCK Capt. Michael Howell tracking the gunman through the store as customers flee. Lenexa Police Chief Tom Hongslo describes the tactics Howell used and the events as they unfold.
Developers, architects and construction leaders held a design workshop on the KU Edwards Campus to get input from Johnson County residents on a new Kansas City International Airport terminal. It is one of nine listening sessions being held around the area.
A U-Haul van being chased by Kansas Highway Patrol cars rolled over at the I-35 exit to Santa Fe in Olathe, Kansas, after spike sticks were deployed. The van had sped away from a Franklin County gas station, reaching speeds of 100 mph, after not paying for fuel. Video by John Sleezer/The Kansas City Star