Double tap on local stories we wanted to share but didn't really fall under any specific category other than increasing crime in Kansas City and rising political conflict . . .
West Bottoms Getting Worse
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Police are looking into one person's claim that they were carjacked and forced to pull money out of several ATMs. It apparently started at a gas station near Hy-Vee Arena in the West Bottoms when an armed man and woman climbed into their car.
Meth Town Hottie Misdeeds
The trial of an Independence woman charged with killing her aunt with a baseball bat began this week in Jackson County Circuit Court. Courtney A. Hackney is charged in the May 2017 death of Holly Barnett on 700 block of East Walnut Street.
Sunflower State Rallies For Obamacare Despite GOP Push Back
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- The future of healthcare is surrounded with uncertainty following a federal judge's ruling last week on the affordable care act. The ruling was based on the tax changes made last year, getting rid of the tax mandate against those who don't purchase health insurance.
Missouri Gun Tragedy
Missouri girl, 6, dies after she was accidentally shot by brother while parents were at Christmas party: cops
A 6-year-old girl in Missouri died Friday after police said she was accidentally shot in the head by her 12-year-old brother while their parents were at a Christmas party, reports said. Fox 2 Now reported that Maliyah Palmer was shot in the head and died at a nearby hospital.
KCK Foodie Revival
Every Wednesday night, some Wyandotte County residents gather in the back room of a community health center in Kansas City, Kansas. On gridded sheets taped to a whiteboard, sometimes they scribble classic grocery store items - milk, cheese, meat.
Traffic Tragedy Update
WEBVTT HE'S IN THE NEWSROOM WITH YOUR FIRST ALERT. ROB: THE 19-YEAR-OLD WOMAN WAS HEADED SOUTH ON 69 HIGHWAY. GOT OFF ON COLLEGE BOULEVARD. AND HIT A MEDIAN BARRIER. SHE DIED FROM HER INJURES. THIS HAPPENED JUST AFTER 11:00 P.M. YOU CAN SEE VIDEO OF THE CRASH FROM OUR CORPORATE WOODS CITY VIEW CAMERA.
Kansas City Sidestep
The CEO of Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey, Harlan Brownlee, will leave that role at the end of this year, but it won't mark the end of a 35-year career in arts education and administration. Instead, Brownlee says, he's going back to his roots.
Playoff Ratings Game
Volatility . It's the ups and downs in the stock market that make people feel like it's gambling or that it's high risk to be invested in it. Whenever there's a disruption or a dip in the market, everyone is focused on the loss, instead of the years that preceded it.
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