Shannon Halligan, 41 Action News

Shannon Halligan

41 Action News

Kansas City, MO, United States

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Past articles by Shannon:

Local link to 'Underground Railroad' in need of donations for restoration

One group in Kansas City, Kansas, hopes to get more attention to the local “gateway to freedom” that was once part of the Underground Railroad. → Read More

Highway passage in Overland Park causing headaches for drivers

In the mile-long stretch of road, six lanes become three, and rapid merging combined with the speed at which drivers approach it has caused 14 accidents since the beginning of April. → Read More

Harmful effects of lead; how to test for it

The EPA says the most reliable testing is through state-certified labs. → Read More

Opening arguments begin the case of the man accused of killing Summer Shipp in 2004

After more than a decade, the man accused of killing Summer Shipp goes on trial. → Read More

Complaint: 'Vegetarian outreach efforts' denied at KCKCC

A man has filed a lawsuit against Kansas City, Kansas, Community College. He claims the college is stopping efforts to raise awareness about animal cruelty. → Read More

Buyer beware: Contract for deed may prove costly

Buying a home straight from the seller may seem like cutting out the middle man, but some say if it's not done right, it can be costly. → Read More

Kansas City, Kansas, man creates expert comic convention costumes

One local man travels to comic book conventions across the country and is helping to put Kansas City on the comic book convention map. → Read More

New Brookridge plans provide middle ground some homeowners may be able to live with

The multi-billion dollar Brookridge project has faced two years of strong opposition, but now the developers have offered a new compromise some people can live with. → Read More

It's a great time to sell your home in Kansas City

The housing market in the Kansas City metro is hot. → Read More

Mushroom hunters discover human remains during busy morel season

In one week, three sets of human remains were discovered in three places across the metro. Two of those times, mushroom hunters were the ones who stumbled upon the unfortunate discovery. → Read More

Support pours in for Sugar Creek family forced to destroy their front yard vegetable garden

The Sugar Creek family fighting to keep their front yard vegetable garden is getting a lot of new support. One week before, the city said the garden had to go, but Nathan Athans isn’t backing down. → Read More

Final push for Kansas City ballot Question 1: Earnings tax

Supporters and opponents of Kansas City’s earnings tax made one final push to get voters to head to the polls Monday. → Read More

New city ordinance forces family to destroy their vegetable garden

There’s a new ordinance in Sugar Creek, Missouri, that restricts the use of agriculture on properties in the city. Nathan Athans believes it’s a witch hunt against him. → Read More

Kansas homeowner questions property valuations

The VA appraised Scott Estes’ 1991 mobile home at $17,000, but Miami County is valuing it at $70,000 and taxing him accordingly. → Read More

Missouri sheriff's department warns of contaminated meth

A Missouri sheriff's department issued an alert on Facebook about contaminated drugs. Some people online found the post funny, while others did not. → Read More

Pro basketball player, Blue Valley West grads in Brussels during terrorist attacks

Blue Valley West grad Brandon Ubel plays professional basketball for Brussels' team. His sister, Kayla, was also in town to catch one of his games when terrorists attacked. → Read More

Police prepare for St. Patrick's Day Parade safety

Preparations started days ahead of the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade. → Read More

No regrets for teen, family who stopped cancer treatment

Rhett chose to forego treatment and beat the doctors’ odds by living another year. → Read More

MO 'religious freedom' amendment threatens Big 12's future in the state

As Kansas City leaders work to draw conventions and sporting tournaments, one bill could derail all of that. → Read More

Big 12 tourney first big test for KC Streetcar

This was the first time the 78,000 pound streetcar was expected to share the road with thousands of fans downtown. → Read More