Another collection of the top Kansas City links for right now . . .
Kansas City Pussy Explosion
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The folks at Spay and Neuter Kansas City tell 41 Action News there is a kitten boom going on across the metro right now. "Any cat should be spayed or neutered," explained Marlan Roberts with Spay and Neuter Kansas City. "Cats' reproduction rate is amazing.
Afternoon Storm Damage Recap
MISSION HILLS, Kan. -- The fast-moving storm that came through the metro area Wednesday afternoon knocked down trees and knocked out power to a several thousand customers of KCP&L, Westar, BPU and Independence Power and Light. Many who watched FOX 4 meteorologist Mike Thompson's Facebook Live weather report noted a heavy downpour and strong winds.
Local Nice News Update
The monarch butterfly migration is one of the most beautiful phenomena in nature. Today, we speak an Overland Park native who is following the migration on her bike, a more than 10,000-mile trip. Then, we shine a spotlight on Angel Flight Central, a Kansas City charity staffed by volunteer pilots who fly patients in need to essential medical care.
Suspected Kansas City Creeper Found
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Kansas City man bought an apartment building in northeast Kansas City and soon found an unregistered sex offender living in one of the units. Bobby Rishworth bought the building a month ago and has tried to get police assistance for several days to arrest John Schuck, a tenant who lives in the apartment building at Independence and Benton, and who is also a registered sex offender.
Nasty JoCo Allegations
OLATHE, Kan. -- A man who allegedly dragged a girl across the ground is facing charges of battery and endangering a child. Prosecutors charged 48-year-old Jeffery Allen Bendure with battery and endangering a child on Wednesday. Police were called to an apartment complex on a man acting suspiciously Tuesday.
Show-Me Fight Against Discrimination
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - House Democrats made one final, desperate attempt to defeat SB 43 Wednesday morning by gathering outside of Gov. Eric Greitens' office to deliver letters urging him to veto the bill. Each representative wrote their own letters stating their opposition to the legislation. Rep.
Rock Chalk Gun Rights Receipt
Costs to secure four state-run hospitals under Kansas' concealed carry law could run close to $12 million annually, with an additional $1 million needed in the first months, according to a new "action plan" from state officials.
More Kansas City Storms Tonight
One round of storms is over, but another round is expected this evening, according to the First Alert Weather Team. The first round, which pushed through early afternoon on Wednesday, produced some very heavy rain and gusty winds. Minor damage was reported across the Kansas City metro, including in Mission Hills, where a downed tree crushed a car.
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