© 2024 Kansas City Public Radio
NPR in Kansas City
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

KCUR Morning Newscast 5-27-08

By Maria Carter, KCUR Newsroom


Kansas City, MO – An investigation continues into a Sunday helicopter crash at the Lake of the Ozarks that killed 9-year-old Zachary West of Eureka.

Thousands of veterans and onlookers sat in the rain at Liberty Memorial yesterday as more honors were heaped on the last surviving US veteran of World War I, Frank W. Buckles.

Worsening economic conditions and rising gas prices are making it harder for some families to plan a vacation.

A Kansas City Art Institute student drowned over the weekend in a rural pond in Leavenworth County.

KCUR serves the Kansas City region with breaking news and award-winning podcasts.
Your donation helps keep nonprofit journalism free and available for everyone.