Riverside, MO – Some of the bravest law officers in metro Kansas City have been honored today. They saved lives, in one way or another.
The highest honor is the Gold for Valor. Roger Lane of Independence Police Department rescued a woman and her three children from an overturned burning car. Officer Chad Pickens from Kansas City's department walked into a gun battle leaving a movie, off-duty. He made the arrest without anyone being hurt.
Walt Bodine's critics return with restaurant news and reviews. Plus some ideas on where to go for a traditional or non-traditional Thanksgiving meal.
Latin Bistro and Culinary Center 6924 N. Oak Tfwy Gladstone, MO Tito Le Chef cooks in center of restaurant, funky, totally fun, not tex-mex, very authentic, mayan dishes, chili relleno was fabulous, shrimp is great, his bar is a cabinet.
Kansas City, MO – Reverend Eric Williams of Calvary Temple Baptist Church in midtown has worked for a long time on health issues in the African American community. A few years ago, he says he was tired of seeing people suffering and dying from health problems related to obesity and lack of exercise. So his church formed a non-profit and eventually built a gym right next door. The Calvary Community Wellness Center opened in 2008.
In a world where multitasking and over-stimulation are seen as strengths, it's ironic but not surprising that 5 million American children suffer from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD. Lisa Loomer's play "Distracted" at the Unicorn Theatre follows a couple's search to get help for their troubled 8-year-old son.