Low-budget Spirit Airlines to begin flying out of Kansas City
Spirit Airlines will begin offering five daily flights out of Kansas City in August.
The low-budget airline announced Wednesday that it would offer flights to Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth, Detroit, Las Vegas, beginning Aug. 7. A roundtrip flight to Houston will begin Aug. 8.
The airline, based in Miramar, Fla., offers inexpensive flights but also charges for amenities such as soft drinks, carry-on bags and assigned seats. It ...
Man admits causing fire that damged his home
A Springfield man pleaded guilty Wednesday to arson charges for causing a fire at his own home. 34-year-old Doyle Huskey was charged with 2nd degree arson for the December 2013 fire at his home on North Hillcrest Avenue. Fire crews had responded to reports of heavy fire in the attic of the two-story house.
While inside the home, crews found a propane tank that had been ...
THE GARDEN SPOT: Small is beautiful
Dan and Steve talk about gardening in small spaces. ...
Mo. Senate backs potential for preschool ratings -- but not by government
Missouri senators endorsed legislation that could lead to the development of a preschool rating system by private or nonprofit groups. The bill given initial approval Wednesday comes two years after a law was enacted barring the creation of a preschool rating system by the state, higher education institutions or quasi-governmental entities.
The new legislation would leave intact the prohibition on government involvement but would allow publicly ...
Mo. House panel considers impeaching governor
A Republican-led House committee is holding a hearing on multiple measures that would impeach Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon.
The hearing on three separate impeachment resolutions includes one citing Nixon's decision to allow same-sex couples who married legally in other states to file joint tax returns in Missouri. Another measure is critical of the amount of time the governor took to call special elections to fill legislative ...
Missouri House wants to drop motorcyclist helmet requirement
The Missouri House endorsed a bill that would let motorcyclists over age 21 forgo helmets. Current law requires motorists to wear helmets or face a fine of up to $25 for each offense.
Supporters say adults should have the freedom to decide whether to wear a helmet and argue Missouri misses out on tourism because of the current law. Opponents say the helmet law protects riders ...