Adam T. Thomas of Olathe, candidate for the Kansas House of Representatives, appeared in Johnson County District Court Tuesday on a felony charge of election perjury. Thomas, a Republican, is running for the 26th District House seat.
An ensemble of actors sang a song about the diversity issue in Hollywood called, "We Solved It," beloved actress Betty White made an appearance and Glenn Weiss won the Emmy for directing the Oscars telecast before proposing to his girlfriend.
Police were investigating a double shooting early Tuesday in Independence that left one person dead and another one fighting for life. The shooting occurred about 4 a.m. at The Cedars apartments and townhomes in the 1100 block of Quail Creek Drive.