KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Kansas is shutting down most beds at Rainbow Mental Health, a local psychiatric hospital. Law enforcement and mental health leaders worry the state might one day shut down the facility.
Authorities say a Johnson County deputy fatally shot a man who was running away as he was being arrested.
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback's office wants to overhaul the way schools are funded in the state.
Kansas City, MO. – Kansas City's Municipal Auditorium turned 75 today as a party celebrated renovation of the building once termed "the best architecture in America." To the masses it was much, much more.
Municipal Auditorium has seen more events than you can count. There have been basketball tourneys, circuses, wrestling matches, and performances by musicians from Louis Armstrong to Elvis Presley.
Sculptor Petah Coyne's Untitled #1336 (Scalapino Nu Shu) is a massive installation, featuring a 14-foot-high apple tree covered in black sand, and taxidermied pheasants and peacocks. The subtitle of the work refers to Coyne's friendship with the late poet Leslie Scalapino, and n? shu - a centuries old Chinese writing technique used by women, stories told in secret writing.
Writer Joan Didion has built her career by turning her gaze outward. Whether exploring political turmoil in El Salvador or the back lots and bedrooms of Hollywood, Didion writes in a style referred to as literary journalism.
By Steve Walker
Kansas City, Mo. – Writer Joan Didion has built her career by turning her gaze outward. Whether exploring political turmoil in El Salvador or the back lots and bedrooms of Hollywood, Didion writes in a style referred to as literary journalism.
TOPEKA, Ks. – Shawnee County District Attorney Chad Taylor says he will once again prosecute domestic battery cases from Topeka. Taylor's office and the Topeka City Council had been in a month-long standoff over who should prosecute the crimes.
After taking a budget cut, Taylor's office stopped prosecuting misdemeanor domestic abuse cases from Topeka.