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Hate attacks in Kansas City

By Roberta Pardo “If you don’t speak English, why are you here?” A few weeks ago, Shawnee, Kansas, resident Carmen Sevilla heard that comment while at her own business. Sevilla, a naturalized citizen from Mexico, has lived here for decades and has owned a hair salon for more than 10 years. The Saturday of the incident, Sevilla had her day …

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Kansas priest charged with possessing child pornography

By Roberta Pardo A priest under the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas has been charged in federal court with one count of possessing child pornography. Documents said Christopher Rossman allegedly possessed visual depictions of a minor engaging in sexually explicit behavior, according to The Kansas City Star. The archdiocese told The Star it reported the priest to the police …

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Termómetro KC – Noticias Locales

By Chara 07/11/2019 Un hombre y una mujer murieron tras un tiroteo en el centro de Kansas City, Mo. La policía acudió al incidente tras recibir una llamada. El atacante apuntó a los policías con un arma. Después de dos horas de negociaciones el sospechoso fue puesto bajo custodia. Se desconoce la identidad del criminal que fue arrestado por las …

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Carignan running for OPKS City Council

By Roberta Pardo After years of being civically and heavily involved in the community, Tom Carignan decided he could do a lot for the Hispanic community in Overland Park, Kansas, as a city councilman. “I’m a very big believer that we need to be civically involved and participate in our government,” Carignan said. A third-generation Hispanic who is running for …

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Teen Samantha Soto shares struggles with bullying

By Roberta Pardo The bullying started when Samantha Soto Silva was in the sixth grade. Soto got pushed around. She was called names every day. “I didn’t tell anyone what was going on,” she recounted. “I kept it all inside.” Her mental health deteriorated. She got depressed. Like Soto, many teens struggle with mental health. Around 20 percent of youth …

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Termómetro KC: Noticias locales 07.05.19

06/27/19 Un hombre del Condado de Jackson ha sido culpado de haberle disparado a una mujer después de que discutieran. Autoridades llegaron al lugar después de que se les informara que habían habido disparos en la calle 50 y Chestnut. Al llegar encontraron a una mujer herida en la calle. El culpable fue arrestado y se enfrentara a un juicio …

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Termómetro KC – Noticias Locales

By Chara 06/20/19 Autoridades de Kansas City, Mo., arrestaron a un hombre de 61 años de nombre Gary Curry por tener conductas inapropiadas con una niña de 9 años. El hombre era mentor escolar y la madre nunca autorizó que tuviera reuniones con su hija. Autoridades llevaron a cabo una investigación y se descubrió que esta persona había tenido acercamientos …

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CarMax hiring for new center opening in Olathe

CarMax seeking to fill 100 Spanish bilingual positions CarMax announced the creation of approximately 300 jobs for its new Customer Experience Center opening July 2019 in Olathe, Kansas. CarMax is now hiring Customer Experience consultants, assistants and managers to work at the location. The opening of the Customer Experience Center in Olathe builds on CarMax’s more than 15-year history in …

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Termómetro KC – Noticias Locales

06/13/19 Una persona lucha por su vida después de haber resultado lesionado en un tiroteo en la calle 28 y Oakley. Autoridades no han informado qué fue lo que sucedió pero ya se ha iniciado una investigación para dar con el paradero de los culpables. 06/13/19 Un motociclista sufrió de lesiones graves después de estar involucrado en un choque en …

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Hundreds of USDA jobs headed to Kansas City

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced plans June 13 to relocate two research agencies to the Kansas City area. Kansas City became the new headquarters for the Economic Research Service and National Institute of Food and Agriculture, two of the USDA’s principal research agencies, thanks to a two-state proposal from Kansas and Missouri. “I’m thrilled that USDA has selected …

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