Friends gathered for a vigil for Mary Schmitz, 20, who was fatally shot Tuesday in an Independence apartment. The vigil, Thursday at Keystone Park in Blue Springs, remembered Schmitz as "A beautiful soul."
Terry, a 75-year-old volunteer at Safe Haven Pet Sanctuary in Wisconsin, became the darling of the internet when photos emerged showing him taking naps with cats at the shelter. His new fans have donated more than $4,000 to the shelter.
Missouri Court of Appeals judges heard arguments for and against keeping Amendment One on the November ballot. The measure would make several ethics reforms and overhaul the state's redistricting system.
Miami-Dade Fire Rescue crews responded to a report of a person hanging from a 4-story windowsill at 11440 N. Kendall Dr. The patient was put into the bucket of the platform truck and safely lowered to the ground and transported to an area hospital.
The annual KCI Cruise Car Show is expected to draw hundreds of classic and specialty cars near Kansas City International Airport Saturday, Sept. 22. The KC Aviation Department will hold the car show from 3 to 8 p.m. at the Ambassador Building.
Marilyn Strauss, founder of the Heart of America Shakespeare Festival in Kansas City, died Saturday at 91. Strauss was a champion of theater, a former Broadway producer and Tony Award winner. Gayle Krigel, her "BFF," remembers Strauss.
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