Cellphone video posted by a visitor at Worlds of Fun captured part of a large brawl involving hundreds of teenagers Saturday night. The video was shared on Facebook by Madi-Lynn McDaniel of Kansas City. Officials at Worlds of Fun have tried this week to quell the fallout from a weekend brawl involving nearly 300 teenagers.
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Kansas City Star Mistake: Blaming Parents For Rampant Metro Youth Mob Violence FAILS If There Are No Consequences
The Summer teen curfew is about a month away but already a local tradition begins anew -- The cycle of pointless babble about youth violence amid a dearth of realistic ideas to curb the problem. Every year KCMO warns of a crackdown but very few fines are issued or paid for breaking the ordinance. Correction: In 2013 there was a Prairie Village teen ticketed that inspired social media rage among Conservatives. After this latest local suburban riot, only one youngster was ticketed and then released. And so, here's the newspaper recycling hand-wringing on the topic that will be repeated for the remainder of the year. Read more: