A large and dangerous tornado touched down in Linwood, Kansas, the National Weather Service office reported. A least a dozen homes were destroyed or damaged Tuesday evening in Linwood, Kansas, about 30 miles west of Kansas City.
There were over 30 preliminary reports of tornadoes in Nebraska and Kansas Friday according to NOAA's storm prediction center. Some of the tornadoes splintered telephone poles, and one sent a tractor trailer off the highway.
A large, rain-wrapped tornado near Kansas City left piles of rubble and a trail of destruction after it ripped through the area on Tuesday. The twister tore roofs off of homes, smashed dozens of buildings, uprooted trees and downed power lines.
Police in Los Angeles have arrested a man they suspect made a bogus 911 call that led to another man's death thousands of kilometres away in Kansas. The prank is known as "swatting," and as Howard Cohen reports, it's a threat police everywhere are seeing more and more.
A homeless man helped a Kansas City Chiefs' player, Jeff Allen, on Saturday when he became stranded in snow heading to a playoff game. In return, Allen gifted him tickets to the AFC championships after using social media to find him.
The ever-keen student has been taking classes at Harvard since he was 11, doing them piecemeal through the extension program, which allows students without prerequisites to take classes so long as they can prove their abilities and knowledge are at that level.
WARNING: This video contains violent content. Discretion advised. The NFL's Kareem Hunt is being investigated after video purports to show the Kansas City Chiefs' running back shoving and kicking a woman in a Cleveland hotel in February.
The names of 33 priests and religious brothers accused or removed from the Catholic Diocese of Jefferson City, Kansas have been released, with the church apologizing and revealing the names to show greater transparency.
The Los Angeles Police Department has arrested 25-year-old Tyler Barriss in connection with Thursday night’s fatal swatting call in Wichita, Kansas. Preliminary reports suggested Barriss made a false call to police after an online video game dispute. CBS News' Roxana Saberi reports.
In January, a Wichita police officer fired at a family's dog, wounding a 9-year-old girl. The Sedgwick County District Attorney released body camera video of the incident on June 21. WARNING: Video contains disturbing content. Viewer discretion is advised.