The evening news was mostly weather garbage concerning residents out in the stix BUT we love our late night lurkers and wanted to give them something to click . . .
Kansas City Tornado Watch Wednesday
FAIRWAY, KS (KCTV) - Severe weather hit the KCTV5 viewing area with multiple tornado warnings. Tornado warnings were issued for Northeastern Saline County in central Missouri until 7:45 p.m., South Central Chariton County and Central Saline County in Missouri until 8 p.m., Southeastern Henry and East Central Bates Counties in Missouri until 8:15 p.m., Southeastern Chariton, Northwestern Howard and East central Saline Counties in Missouri until 8:30 p.m.
1st Responder Tribute Tonight
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Two Lenexa firefighters were received the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor on Wednesday at a White House ceremony in Washington, D.C. President Trump made presentations to 14 public safety officers, including Lenexa Fire Department Capt. Dustin Moore and Firefighter Paramedic Andrew Freisner.
Season Of KCMO Cash Scams Awaits
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- A Kansas City family is brokenhearted & furious after losing their patriarch to ALS and Parkinson's and then losing more than $43,000 to a contractor they say took that money without doing any of the work promised.
Sign Of Suburban Times
ROELAND PARK, Kan. - It's usually pretty quiet on Wednesday mornings at Roeland Park, "R Park." There was a little more activity this Wednesday, as crews worked to install a unique sculpture made possible by those who live in the community.
Kansas City Foundation Fear Persists
LEAWOOD, Kan. -- Johnson County has been soaked to the bone in recent days. FOX4's weather team reported the metro has cleared 5 inches of rain since Saturday, which is well above average. That's left homeowners scrambling to get the water out of their cellars and to bail out their basements.
Local TV Viewer Frustration Persists Despite Horrible Content Worth Skipping
(KCTV) - Due to coverage of severe weather, KCTV5 will re-air the pre-empted portion of The Amazing Race overnight. Tune in to KCTV5 at 12:37 a.m. to watch the beginning of Wednesday's episode. You can also watch the full episode on CBS.com. KCTV5.com is now with you on the go!
Rock Chalk Rail In Doubt
Passenger trains will keep rolling through rural communities in Kansas, for now. But Amtrak still hasn't committed to operating the long-distance routes that connect small towns to larger cities long-term. Earlier this year, Congress agreed to an additional $50 million to keep the Southwest Chief, which travels from Chicago to Los Angeles with stops in several small Kansas cities, running through September.
Show-Me Conservation FAIL For Missouri
U.S. Sens. Josh Hawley and Roy Blunt want the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to stop focusing on protecting wildlife in the Missouri River and instead focus on flood control and navigation, a move that environmentalists are calling misguided.
Footballer Family Drama Redux
NEW ORLEANS (KCTV) - There were new developments out of Louisiana Wednesday in the case of a man accused of trying to extort millions of dollars from Kansas City Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu. The man accused of extortion, New Orleans resident Geourvon Sears, is a relative of Mathieu's.
Forecast For Right Now
Hide Transcript Show Transcript CLOUDS ARE STAYING AWAY FREE MUCH FROM THE KANSAS CITY METRO A LITTLE BIT OF FOG POSSIBLE FARTHER SOUTH IF YOU HAD HEAVY RAIN EARLIER, THAT'S SOMETHING YOU'LL PROBABLY HAVE TO DEAL WITH BUT THURSDAY AND YOUR HOUR BY HOUR FORECAST.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for tonight . . .