Latest news from KansasCityStar-World feed

Latest news from KansasCityStar-World feed

  1. Plus-sized blogger ‘ThickLeeyonce’ shuts down mean tweet with just four words

    09.21 / 21:39 kansascity.com KansasCityStar-World
    South African plus-sized model and blogger Lesego Legobane — aka “ThickLeeyonce” — could have just let it go. It’s not like it was the first time someone mocked her curves. … Click to Continue »…
  2. If you think your meth might have Zika, authorities will check it out for you

    09.21 / 21:39 kansascity.com KansasCityStar-World
    A Nebraska fire department is getting creative in an attempt to lure drug users. In a “NEWS ALERT” posted to its Facebook page Tuesday, the Ashland Fire Department wrote that … Click to Continue »…
  3. Aaron Hernandez’ brain showed ‘severe’ case of CTE, daughter sues NFL, Patriots

    09.21 / 21:39 kansascity.com KansasCityStar-World
    Tests conducted on the brain of former football star Aaron Hernandez showed severe signs of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy, and his attorney said Thursday that the player’s … Click to Continue »…
  4. Mom refused cancer treatment to give birth to Life, but now the baby has died, too

    09.21 / 18:50 kansascity.com KansasCityStar-World
    Carrie DeKylen made national headlines when she refused treatment for brain cancer so she could give birth to her sixth child. DeKylen delivered her baby on Sept. 6, was taken … Click to Continue…
  5. ‘This is a game-changer.’ Ex-presidents, celebs visit Missouri for museum’s opening

    09.21 / 18:50 kansascity.com KansasCityStar-World
    People at a museum grand opening Wednesday night in Springfield could have been forgiven for thinking they were in Hollywood or Washington, D.C. A-list celebrities and former presidents joined in … Click to Continue…
  6. ‘We will find our island destroyed.’ Hurricane Maria’s rampage demolishes Puerto Rico

    09.21 / 17:56 kansascity.com KansasCityStar-World
    Sleepless Puerto Ricans awoke Wednesday knowing to expect a thrashing from the most ferocious storm to strike the island in at least 85 years. They met nightfall confronting the ruin … Click to Continue…
  7. A police officer thought an autistic teen was on drugs — and held him on the ground, video shows

    09.21 / 16:56 kansascity.com KansasCityStar-World
    Newly-released body-camera footage shows an Arizona police officer holding a 14-year-old boy with autism on the ground because the cop thought he was on drugs. The incident happened in mid-July, … Click to Continue…
  8. After an exhausting dash through town, ‘criminal’ goat checks into La Quinta Inn

    09.21 / 16:56 kansascity.com KansasCityStar-World
    A goat on the lam over the weekend in a Massachusetts town got caught after he “checked into” a La Quinta Inn. Hotel security cameras captured him wandering the halls … Click to Continue »…
  9. ‘It’s not true’: North Korea denies it owes $156,000 in unpaid U.S. parking tickets

    09.21 / 16:56 kansascity.com KansasCityStar-World
    No one likes getting a parking ticket, and apparently North Korea is no exception. The rogue nation’s diplomatic mission to the United Nations owes New York City more than $156,000 … Click to Continue »…
  10. Sharing an ‘All Lives Splatter’ meme is not a good idea, these public officials learn

    09.21 / 15:56 kansascity.com KansasCityStar-World
    A state legislator in South Dakota and a sheriff’s department in Washington state are in trouble for sharing a controversial meme that’s making the rounds. The drawing shows an SUV … Click to Continue »…
  11. Missouri baby dies while co-sleeping, and opioids are found. The mom faces a felony

    09.21 / 15:56 kansascity.com KansasCityStar-World
    A baby died in the Ozarks in late May after the infant’s mother placed her newborn in a bed where the father slept nearby. The mother, Brittany Hayes or Rogersville, … Click to Continue »…
  12. 8-year-old football players kneel during the national anthem

    09.21 / 15:56 kansascity.com KansasCityStar-World
    As protesters assembled in the streets of St. Louis, a team of youth football players staged their own demonstration against the verdict in the trial of former police officer Jason … Click to Continue…