Daytona 500 purse in high gear, topping $23 million

DAYTONA 500 PURSE IN HIGH GEAR, TOPPING $23 MILLION

Five years ago, the last time the figure was released, the purse was over $18 million.

Mild Sunday on way

MILD SUNDAY ON WAY

A mild Sunday is on the way with temps in the lower 50s and sun in the afternoon.

 
 
 
A taxi driver saved an elderly woman from being scammed out of $25K

A TAXI DRIVER SAVED AN ELDERLY WOMAN FROM BEING SCAMMED OUT OF $25K

A cab driver knew something sounded fishy when his 92-year-old passenger said she needed a ride to the bank to withdraw $25,000.

This is why we celebrate Presidents Day in February

THIS IS WHY WE CELEBRATE PRESIDENTS DAY IN FEBRUARY

It's totally different than when it first started out.

 
 
 
Sweet moment: Gym coach gives girls in his class roses to make them feel special on Valentine's Day

SWEET MOMENT: GYM COACH GIVES GIRLS IN HIS CLASS ROSES TO MAKE THEM FEEL SPECIAL ON VALENTINE'S DAY

The gym coach brought a bucket of roses to class and gave a quick speech to elementary girls and boys.

Shift to digital census raises fear of Iowa-like breakdown

SHIFT TO DIGITAL CENSUS RAISES FEAR OF IOWA-LIKE BREAKDOWN

The stakes are high when a major civic exercise involves a large population, new technology that has not been thoroughly tested and...

 
 
 
Volunteers to search for missing Bates County woman

VOLUNTEERS TO SEARCH FOR MISSING BATES COUNTY WOMAN

Detectives said there are few leads in the disappearance of Nicole Mallatt.

Saturday will be partly cloudy, breezy

SATURDAY WILL BE PARTLY CLOUDY, BREEZY

Temperatures on Sunday will warm into the low 50s.

 
 
 
Thieves steal 6 ATVs, equipment from Gardens at Unity Village

THIEVES STEAL 6 ATVS, EQUIPMENT FROM GARDENS AT UNITY VILLAGE

Thefts happened Wednesday morning

Couples 'lock their love' at Old Red Bridge in Minor Park

COUPLES 'LOCK THEIR LOVE' AT OLD RED BRIDGE IN MINOR PARK

On Valentine's Day, the Old Red Bridge in Minor Park sees a lot of traffic from couples looking to "lock their love."

 
 
 
Unity Temple hosts couples wanting to marry, renew their vows

UNITY TEMPLE HOSTS COUPLES WANTING TO MARRY, RENEW THEIR VOWS

For two decades, Unity Temple on the Plaza has invited couples to marry or renew their vows on Valentine's Day for free.

Youth art program facing budget cuts

YOUTH ART PROGRAM FACING BUDGET CUTS

Kansas City, Missouri's proposed budget is expected to eliminate $800,000 in arts spending. One of the program's facing cuts uses art...

 
 
 
Veterans shown love, appreciation this Valentine's Day

VETERANS SHOWN LOVE, APPRECIATION THIS VALENTINE'S DAY

National Salute to Veteran Patients Day honors Veterans, showcases VA, and encourages Americans to volunteer

Possible resolution reached for Crestwood Apartment tenants

POSSIBLE RESOLUTION REACHED FOR CRESTWOOD APARTMENT TENANTS

It appears there is a possible resolution for tenants at the Crestwood apartments in a months-long foreclosure battle between TEH Realty...

 
 
 
Temps warm up for your Saturday

TEMPS WARM UP FOR YOUR SATURDAY

Sunday looks even warmer.

USS Kansas City gets June commissioning date

USS KANSAS CITY GETS JUNE COMMISSIONING DATE

The littoral combat ship will be headed for the South China Sea on June 20.

 
 
 
Aw! Teen gives away 170 flowers for every girl in his school

AW! TEEN GIVES AWAY 170 FLOWERS FOR EVERY GIRL IN HIS SCHOOL

He wanted to make every girl at his school feel special.

Stone Cold Chris Jones to sign autographs at Overland Park Sprint store Saturday

STONE COLD CHRIS JONES TO SIGN AUTOGRAPHS AT OVERLAND PARK SPRINT STORE SATURDAY

Event scheduled for Oak Park store on 95th Street

 
 
 
Championship-winning Chiefs to return to St. Joseph for training camp

CHAMPIONSHIP-WINNING CHIEFS TO RETURN TO ST. JOSEPH FOR TRAINING CAMP

Team inked multiyear deal with Missouri Western State University

Blue Springs High School student hit by vehicle while crossing street in front of school

BLUE SPRINGS HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT HIT BY VEHICLE WHILE CROSSING STREET IN FRONT OF SCHOOL

Police: Student was not in crosswalk when she was struck

 
 
 



Trump takes Daytona 500 warmup lap in presidential limousine

Trump takes Daytona 500 warmup lap in presidential limousine

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - President Donald Trump gave an election-year embrace to NASCAR and its fans Sunday when he became the second president ever to attend the Daytona 500. The... Read more ...

Sports stars J.J. Watt and Kealia Ohai get married

Sports stars J.J. Watt and Kealia Ohai get married

Aww! The Houston Texans superstar posted a photo of the beautiful ceremony. Read more ...

Daytona 500 purse in high gear, topping $23 million

Daytona 500 purse in high gear, topping $23 million

Five years ago, the last time the figure was released, the purse was over $18 million. Read more ...

A taxi driver saved an elderly woman from being scammed out of $25K

A taxi driver saved an elderly woman from being scammed out of $25K

A cab driver knew something sounded fishy when his 92-year-old passenger said she needed a ride to the bank to withdraw $25,000. Read more ...

The NBA All-Star Game MVP Award is now the Kobe Bryant MVP Award

The NBA All-Star Game MVP Award is now the Kobe Bryant MVP Award

Kobe Bryant was the youngest player to ever play in an All-Star Game at 19 years old in 1998. Read more ...

Former Justice employees urge Barr to resign

Former Justice employees urge Barr to resign

More than 1,100 former Justice Department employees have signed an online petition pressing Attorney General Bill Barr to resign and commending the four prosecutors who... Read more ...

Americans in Japan to trade one quarantine for another

Americans in Japan to trade one quarantine for another

The Americans will be flown to Travis Air Force Base in California, with some continuing to Lackland Air Force Base in Texas. After arriving in the U.S., all of the passengers... Read more ...

Norway's Casper Ruud wins 1st title at Argentina Open

Norway's Casper Ruud wins 1st title at Argentina Open

BUENOS AIRES - Norwegian Casper Ruud clinched his first title by beating lucky loser Pedro Sousa 6-1, 6-4 in the Argentina Open final on Sunday. Read more ...

Arsenal beats Newcastle 4-0, ends Premier League winless run

Arsenal beats Newcastle 4-0, ends Premier League winless run

LONDON - Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Nicolas Pepe, Mesut Ozil and Alexandre Lacazette scored in the second half to give Arsenal a 4-0 victory over Newcastle on Sunday and end a... Read more ...

Americans Evacuate Diamond Princess Cruise Ship Amid Spread Of Infection

Americans Evacuate Diamond Princess Cruise Ship Amid Spread Of Infection

Another 70 cases of the coronavirus infection have been confirmed aboard the vessel, which is currently quarantined in Japan. U.S. passengers who are clear of the virus are set... Read more ...