Homer's Drive-In: the oldest drive-through in the metro
The Kansas City metro has plenty of historic drive-in restaurants: the beloved local Winstead's , Mug's Up Root Beer Drive-In , Harold's Drive-In , The Humdinger , and the drive-in that may be the oldest of them all, the cozy diner at 1320 S. 4th Street in Leavenworth called Homer's. It started as a root beer stand - with male carhops wearing ... (more)
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A.M. Best Downgrades Issuer Credit Rating of Armed Forces Insurance Exchange
A.M. Best Co. has downgraded the issuer credit rating to "bbb" from "bbb+" and affirmed the financial strength rating of B++ of Armed Forces Insurance Exchange .
Tue May 21, 2013
Sequestration hits Kansas: 6,000 military workers will be furloughed
Military officials in Kansas are making tough decisions on how to implement the furloughs of more than 6,000 civilian employees, The Topeka Capital-Journal reports.
Mon May 13, 2013
Tom Petters plea dispute is called 'very sensitive'
It's a “last gasp,” an expert said of the convicted Ponzi schemer's contention about his sentence.
The Jersey Journal
Former Hamilton Mayor John Bencivengo will report to prison camp on May 30
HAMILTON - Former Mayor John Bencivengo will begin serving a 38-month prison sentence in two weeks at a federal prison camp in Leavenworth, Kan., according to his attorney.
Fri May 10, 2013
Italian next-door neighbors: Luigi's opens
More than a year after announcing plans to open the new restaurant, the family-owned Luigi's, 127 S. Main St., Ottawa, is ready for business, Zhyllieta Morina said.
Shots fired in manhunt for 3 escaped inmates from Lansing prison
A traffic stop attempt in Platte County resulted in shots being fired Friday morning, Kansas Highway Patrol spokesman said.
Tue May 07, 2013
Ron and Willena Lawrence of Ft. Leavenworth,KS will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, May 18, 2013.
Sun May 05, 2013
Army publishes latest tactics manuals
If you're afraid that long-past scrape with the law will keep you from landing a job, there's some... Brig.
Sat May 04, 2013
'Army Brat' could be the cutest representative for Memorial Day
The practically year-old Goldendoodle is as cute as can be. His real name is Brody, but his owner and hopefully soon-to-be therapy handler, Sergeant Amber Knickman, calls him her " Army Brat ." Knickman is completely familiar with wounded warriors and veterans since she is currently a Sergeant assigned to the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment in Fort Myer, ... (more)
Fri May 03, 2013
Brigadier General recalls stopping fist fight on D/FW-bound jet
U.S. Army Brigadier General Jason T. Evans said American Airlines Flight 1554 had just begun its descent into D/FW Airport on Tuesday evening when the incident began.
Kansas schools honored for character
Officials with the Kansas Department of Education, Kansas Character Education Initiative and the Brown v. Board National Historic Site in Topeka honored the schools and districts on Thursday.
Thu May 02, 2013
Soldier convicted for murder
A military jury at Fort Leavenworth has convicted a 22-year-old Missouri soldier of a murder committed while he was home for his wife's funeral.
272 Daysin Prison
The following is the text of a public comment by Lieutenant Colonel Kenneth A. R. Pinkela of the United States Army before the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS on Monday, April 22, 2013: Good afternoon.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Killer of Leavenworth brothers gets 18 years
The family of two Leavenworth brothers who were shot to death in 2011 is unhappy with a plea agreement that allowed their killer to be sentenced to 18 years in prison.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Man sentenced to 18 years in Leavenworth deaths
The family of two Leavenworth brothers who were shot to death in 2011 is unhappy with a plea agreement that allowed the killer to be sentenced to 18 years in prison.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
'In Cold Blood' case drawing to close
In his 30 years in law enforcement, Kansas Bureau of Investigation deputy director Kyle Smith admits he has never seen anything like an ongoing investigation connected to the famed 1959 "In Cold Blood" murders in southwestern Kansas.