By Steve Bell
Kansas City, MO –
Edwin Hall entered a guilty plea in the face of overwhelming evidence that he kidnapped, raped and murdered Kelsey Smith. He will be sentenced to life without parole September 16.Mayor Mark Funkhouser pumped gas at a midtown station to encourage people to attend upcoming hearings on a proposed light rail system. The head of the Kansas Lottery Commission says a weak gaming market in a tough economy felled the Woodlands, making it impossible for a slot machine deal to turn a profit.