Then 16-year-old Sly James, the lead singer with Amelia Earhart Memorial Flying Band, ran away for a chance to open for Jefferson Airplane, and did not go back home for 5 years. "Don't regret a minute of it."
NCAA Women's Basketball regional comes back to Kansas City after eight years. Sprint Center is the site of Sweet 16 and Elite Eight games Friday and Sunday. The four teams opened practice to media on Thursday.
Zei Uwadia, 16, is the first patient at Children’s Mercy Hospital to walk on ECMO, a form of life support that pumps blood from her heart, oxygenates it, then pumps it back in her body. Zei’s lungs failed in October for unexplained reasons.
High school students from across the Kansas City area have been meeting to prepare for "March For Our Lives" gun protest Saturday. They gathered recently at the Country Club Plaza branch of the Mid-Content Library.
An unidentified woman was critically injured and suffered an "apparent gunshot wound to the upper torso," according to Kansas City police. Ernest Bowman, whose niece lives near the shooting, said violence has come to the neighborhood often recently.