Archive for September 2015

Victim of rail yard accident identified

The victim of a rail yard accident on Sept. 29 in the 2400 block of Bayard Avenue in Kansas City, Kan., has been identified.

The victim was Troy Jordan, 49, a resident of Shawnee, Kan., according to a Kansas City, Kan., police spokesman. He was an employee of Union Pacific Railroad.

Police received a call that Jordan was trapped under a rail car. When they arrived, officers found him dead under a rail car, police said.

The incident is under investigation by the Kansas City, Kan., Police Department’s Major Case Unit.

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Autumn leaves

Most of Wyandotte County Lake Park foliage was green on Saturday, Sept. 26, but some red fall leaves were showing in a few places. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)

Most of Wyandotte County Lake Park foliage was green on Saturday, Sept. 26, but some red fall leaves were showing in a few places. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)


Most of Wyandotte County Lake Park foliage was green on Saturday, Sept. 26, but some red fall leaves were showing in a few places. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)

Most of Wyandotte County Lake Park foliage was green on Saturday, Sept. 26, but some red fall leaves were showing in a few places. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)


Most of Wyandotte County Lake Park foliage was green on Saturday, Sept. 26, but some red fall leaves were showing in a few places. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)

Most of Wyandotte County Lake Park foliage was green on Saturday, Sept. 26, but some red fall leaves were showing in a few places. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)


Most of Wyandotte County Lake Park foliage was green on Saturday, Sept. 26, but some red fall leaves were showing in a few places. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)

Most of Wyandotte County Lake Park foliage was green on Saturday, Sept. 26, but some red fall leaves were showing in a few places. (Staff photo by Mary Rupert)

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UG Commission meeting scheduled for Oct. 1

A Unified Government Commission meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1, at the Commission Chambers, lobby level, 701 N. 7th St., Kansas City, Kan. Several planning and zoning items are expected to be on the agenda.

Also scheduled is a special session at 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1, in the ninth floor conference room at City Hall for a closed executive session on litigation and personnel.

An agenda for the 7 p.m. meeting is posted at www.wycokck.org.

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