Readers of The Las Vegas Review-Journal voted Michael Parrish the Strip’s top lounge show performer from 2002 to 2005, according to his bio, and the actor Tony Curtis called his act “simply unstoppable.”
In 1998, Carl Chinnery, an attorney in Lee's Summit, asked his mother for some recollections of the family's experience with polio in 1942. His mother responded with a detailed letter of how one of his brothers died.
Carol Vincent, 80, got infected with polio on the morning of her 8th birthday in 1946. She remembers being in a hospital ward that was below ground level and that her parents had to peek into because they were not allowed to see her.
Pasquale “Mike” Fatino is suing three Leawood doctors he says misdiagnosed him with cancer. He saved a voicemail in which one of the doctors apologizes for putting him through “at least a week of hell.”
The University of Missouri says its reforms will make sure its Greek system survives a national reckoning. The MU Chancellor’s Office released a series of recommendations that would transform the Interfraternity Council’s fraternities.
Capt. Lionel Colón provides details in the shooting death of a man found on the front porch of a residence in the 3300 block of Wabash Avenue. A green Honda Accord was seen speeding away from the residence shortly after the shooting, Colón said.
Prairie Village police, with the help of several other agencies, took an armed man into custody early Saturday morning in the 3000 block of West 69th Street, near the Indian Hills Country Club in Mission Hills.
Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer pledged his support to Secretary of State Kris Kobach Thursday, the GOP gubernatorial nominee, saying he is a candidate who stands for conservative values and will stand up for anti-abortion issues.
Thelma's Kitchen, a Donate-What-You-Can community cafe at 31st and Troost, is the first of its kind in Kansas City. Thelma's aims to bring people together and transform Troost Ave from a dividing line into a gathering place.