Around 400 family members of U.S. servicemen and women took a ride Sunday on the BNSF Holiday Express train, which departed from Union Station in Kansas City as part of the train’s 10th anniversary. BNSF also announced it was donating $10,000 to the Missouri National Guard Foundation.
Allison Long The Kansas City Star
Taking a holiday ride with soldiers’ families
Burglar dressed as the ‘Grinch’ caught on home security camera
U-Haul van chased on I-35; rolls on exit in Olathe
KC Ballet's only black ballerina is honored to dance lead in 'The Nutcracker'
Surveillance video shows thief on crutches before stealing a car
Violent road rage incident caught on surveillance video
Johnson County residents weigh in on a new KCI
Vigil held for three found dead in KCK house fire
Raw video: KC police investigate homicide at bait shop
Fiery crash kills driver of FedEx truck on I-435
Overland Towers resident describes frightening evacuation during Overland Towers fire
Raw Video: FedEx driver killed in firey crash on I-435 in Kansas City
Fire crews work the scene of a fire in KCK that killed two people
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
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.
Police in Arnold, Missouri, are searching for a man caught on surveillance video kicking a woman's car and slamming her to the ground when she tries to photograph his license plate following an apparent road rage incident. The man then gets into his truck and speeds off, nearly striking the woman and other bystanders.
Dozens attended a candlelight vigil Tuesday night to remember three people whose bodies were recovered from a house fire in northeast Kansas City, Kan., earlier in the day. Police did not identify the victims but family members of 53-year-old Gwinn Green said they believed she was one of them. Firefighters arrived at the house at Troup Avenue and North Mill Street around 3:20 a.m. to find it fully engulfed in flames. Police are investigating the deaths as potential homicides. Video by: ALLISON LONG and TORIANO PORTER
Jason Hurst, of Kansas City, made a mailbox shaped like an AT-AT Imperial walker from the “Star Wars” movies. He said he built the metal mailbox several years ago after a drunk driver damaged his previous traditional mailbox. He plans to see the new movie, “The Last Jedi,” which opens in theaters this week.
A fatal fiery multi-vehicle crash claimed the life of the driver of a FedEx truck on Tuesday on southbound Interstate 435 near the 23rd Street ramp in Kansas City. The driver was killed when he rear-ended a pickup truck, crashed into the guardrail and his truck burst into flames.
A fire at the Overland Towers Apartments, 8580 Farley in Overland Park, left a woman dead and sent two others to area hospitals with smoke inhalation. Claudette Brown describes the scene that scared residents, some who have health and mobility issues.