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Program helps turn students into crime fighters at school

A recent wave of crime, violence and tragedy involving young people have made headlines and left people wondering how to protect their own children.

Published: Fri, 30 Jan 2015 04:30:00 GMT

Kansas bill would increase penalty for home break-ins

Breaking into someone's home is one of the most intrusive and unsettling crimes, but criminals in Kansas often receive just a slap on the wrist for committing the crime.

Published: Fri, 30 Jan 2015 03:35:08 GMT

Smithville High School student had gun at school

A Smithville High School student brought a handgun to school in early January, officials said.

Published: Fri, 30 Jan 2015 03:35:04 GMT

Just 5 black CEOs at 500 biggest companies

The highest echelon of Corporate America just became even more white.

Published: Fri, 30 Jan 2015 02:36:20 GMT

Missouri auditor Tom Schweich joins race for governor in 2016

Missouri State Auditor Tom Schweich said there's fraud and deception all over the state Capitol and he plans to run for governor to stop it.

Published: Fri, 30 Jan 2015 00:26:08 GMT

Surgeon general urges work to prevent disease, crime

The U.S. Surgeon General visits the University of Kansas Hospital Thursday, the latest stop on a cross-country tour to discuss the Affordable Care Act.

Published: Fri, 30 Jan 2015 00:26:02 GMT

Pellet gun shootings stir anger in Northland neighborhood

People living in a Northland neighborhood are angry and concerned after someone's been driving through their neighborhood shooting at cars with a pellet gun.

Published: Fri, 30 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Mall robbery victim relieved to learn police have made arrest

The victim of an armed robbery at Oak Park Mall earlier this month said she's relieved that police have arrested one person and hope to arrest more soon.

Published: Thu, 29 Jan 2015 23:31:40 GMT

Mayor, police look for causes of recent violence against kids

Kansas City Mayor Sly James and the head of the city's police board are blaming the easy availability of guns for the rash of violence against young people.

Published: Thu, 29 Jan 2015 23:31:35 GMT

Mizzou athletic director Mike Alden to resign later this year

Mike Alden has notified the University of Missouri that he is leaving his post as athletic director in August.

Published: Thu, 29 Jan 2015 23:18:56 GMT