Fire in Merriam early Saturday likely caused by fire pit embers, firefighters say

11 days ago   |   By KMBC

Investigators believe winds likely blew embers to other areas of the yard, which flared up
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New rule cracks down on emotional support animals on planes

New rule cracks down on emotional support animals on planes

Pigs, peacocks and other unexpected animals have previously flown as emotional support animals. Read more ...

Fed, Treasury urge Congress to approve more COVID-19 relief money

Fed, Treasury urge Congress to approve more COVID-19 relief money

Without more aid, families will lose homes and small businesses will fail, the Federal Reserve chairman said. Read more ...

Pizza Hut co-founder Frank Carney dies at age 82

Pizza Hut co-founder Frank Carney dies at age 82

At age 19, he and his 26-year-old brother borrowed $600 from their mother to start a pizza business. Read more ...

Walmart scraps $35 shipping minimum for subscription service

Walmart scraps $35 shipping minimum for subscription service

Walmart is dropping its $35 minimum shipping threshold on online orders for its membership program Walmart+. Read more ...

'Love & Hip Hop' star punches Disney cast member after refusing to leave...

'Love & Hip Hop' star punches Disney cast member after refusing to leave line, report says

Authorities said Spectacular Blue Smith was walking toward a ride at Disney's Animal Kingdom when he made a sneezing gesture and said “coronavirus.” Read more ...

LeBron James gets massive $85 million extension from Lakers

LeBron James gets massive $85 million extension from Lakers

LeBron James will be a Laker until at least 2023. Los Angeles and James agreed to a two-year, $85 million maximum contract extension, ESPN reported Wednesday. James helped... Read more ...

Couple married for 47 years die of coronavirus within a minute of one another

Couple married for 47 years die of coronavirus within a minute of one another

Patricia and Leslie McWaters spent 47 years together, raising their children, then grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Last week, the couple died together of COVID-19... Read more ...

Trump will sign McConnell's skinny COVID-19 stimulus bill, Mnuchin says

Trump will sign McConnell's skinny COVID-19 stimulus bill, Mnuchin says

WASHINGTON - President Trump is ready to sign a new slimmed-down COVID-19 relief bill from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speculated... Read more ...

Donald Trump Tells Christmas Party Guests At White House: 'See You In 4 Years'

Donald Trump Tells Christmas Party Guests At White House: 'See You In 4 Years'

The lame duck president made his most definitive declaration yet about a comeback campaign. Read more ...

Couple with COVID-19 arrested for boarding flight to Hawaii

Couple with COVID-19 arrested for boarding flight to Hawaii

A couple was arrested on Sunday for boarding a plane after they had tested positive for the coronavirus, according to reports. Read more ...