Nov 28, 2019 5:00 PM

KC-area hospital caring for record 12 sets of twins

Posted Nov 28, 2019 5:00 PM

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KANSAS CITY (AP) — Saint Luke’s hospital is caring for 12 sets of twins this week in its neonatal intensive care unit.


All of the twins were born between five and 14 weeks early. The hospital says staffing has been a challenge.

Twelve sets of twins is a record at the hospital.


Nurse Danielle Gathers says they always see multiples in the unit, but not 12 sets at one time.


The babies will spend Thanksgiving at the hospital.

New mother Amanda Tollifer says her twins, Kara and Isaac, were born eight weeks early. She says she had no idea having twins right now was “such the ‘in’ thing.”

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Nov 28, 2019 5:00 PM
U.S. Attorney: Window tint job backfired on Kan. drug dealer


Stultz / photo Shawnee County


KANSAS CITY, KAN. – A Kansas man whose auto windows were so darkly tinted that it gave police a reason to stop him was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years in federal prison on a drug trafficking charge, according to U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister.


Ty Stultz, 44, Shawnee, Kan., pleaded guilty to one count of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. Police in Kansas City, Kan., responded to a complaint that a man in a silver Cadillac was selling drugs at an apartment complex. They spotted Stultz driving out of the complex.


They found probable cause to stop him when they noticed that the one-way glass in his windows appeared to violate state law, which prohibits window tinting that blocks more than 35 percent of sunlight. In the car, officers found methamphetamine and a .40 caliber handgun. A records check determined Stultz had prior drug convictions.