As always, our mission is to offer a comprehensive look at the top issues impacting Kansas City and so here's a quick round-up of all the top news stories for today along with tribute to Classic Candice.
Kansas City Faith Culture
Lorenzo Ghiberti's Gates of Paradise The 17-foot-tall gilded doors, weighing 4 1/2 tons, are casts of the original doors created in the 15th-century workshop of sculptor Lorenzo Ghiberti for the east facade of the Baptistery of the Duomo (cathedral) in Florence, Italy.
Suburban Shooting Today
Police are investigating after a woman was shot in the shoulder during an aggravated robbery. On Sunday at about 1:50 a.m., the Prairie Village Police Department got a call about an aggravated battery. Officers went to the area of 79th Street and Windsor and found the victim.
Dead-Tree Notices Gentrification
Two years ago, West Coast transplants Lisa and Farzad Alemi found their dream apartment in downtown Kansas City. At around 1,100 square feet, the couple's two-bedroom penthouse at One Light Luxury Apartments isn't big, but its views are huge: floor-to-ceiling windows overlook Crown Center, the Crossroads Arts District and the Bartle Hall Pylons.
Show-Me Convict Smoke Out
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri prisons have been ordered to eliminate smoking after an asthmatic inmate serving a life sentence for two murders won a court judgment. The Kansas City Star rep...
Kansas Vs. La Migra???
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Northwest Kansas Technical College in Goodland says it won't allow federal immigration officials on campus without a court order. Ben Schears, president of the college, said Wednesday he decided on that policy after some students who are in the country illegally expressed concern about their futures when President Donald Trump said he planned to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
STL Outrage Persists
It wasn't so much of a protest as a vigil on Sunday as demonstrators gathered at the Justice Center in Clayton to wait for the release of the people arrested Saturday at the protest in the Galleria. By 5 p.m., all 22 of those arrested had been released.
The Forecast This Week
Hang on - fall is almost here.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .