Tribute to Instagram hottie Joey is our TKC Friday tradition as we check pop culture and community news to start the day for our most dedicated denizens. Take a peek:
NextGen Games Start Now
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The future has arrived, and it will be on display this weekend. Nextech KC will host the first-ever eSports and Tech Festival at Hy-Vee Arena in Kansas City's West Bottoms. Promoters said it's a huge tech showcase that will feature the largest eSports competition in metro history.
School Dumping Ground Idea Thankfully Stays Losing
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- A presidential candidate is proposing longer school days for hundreds of schools serving low income families. The idea is to better align school hours with work hours to support working families. FOX4 heard mixed reviews from metro parents and students. "Oh, I think it's a terrible idea," dad Maxfield Mayeaux said.
Local Control Redux
KANSAS CITY, Mo -- Across the street from Kansas City police headquarters, there's a new effort to return the department back under the control of the local government. Kansas City District 3 Councilwoman Melissa Robinson is spearheading the charge. "I personally believe that we're living off of an archaic model when you think about 1939," Robinson said.
Kansas City Hipster Concert For An EXCELLENT Cause
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - Thundergong! is this weekend at the Uptown Theater and the stars are already hitting the metro to get ready! Jason Sudeikis flew in from London on Thursday to get things started in a streetcar outside Union Station. Sudeikis also brought along some special guests!
Traffic Tragedy Testimony
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A woman and her dog were killed walking along a busy metro highway Wednesday night. Police still haven't identified the victim who was killed around 6:15 p.m. along 350 Highway near E. 63rd Street. Tina Turner and her fiance spent time with her daughter and grandchildren Wednesday night.
EPIC Price-tag For Golden Ghetto Golf Course Gate
OVERLAND PARK, KS (KCTV) -- A group of neighbors in half-million-dollar homes have been battling Overland Park over a fence around a golf course that the entire city will have to pay for. Now, there may be a creative compromise.
Social Media Defined
Instagram is full of models and athletes, uploading pictures of their gym progress. Today we celebrate those who have the best abs on the platform. Female fitness models are some of the most inspirational athletes in the world. Not only do these amazing woman accomplish incredible things, but they bring fans along with them for the journey.
LGBT TV Time Dox
GLAAD's annual "Where We Are On TV" report notes an all-time high when it comes to LGBTQ series regulars on TV. And for the first time in the report's 24-year history, LGBTQ regular and recurring women on broadcast outnumber LGBTQ men 53 percent to 47 percent.
Lifetime Hottie Baseball Ban: Mixed Blessing?!?!
Three Instagram models have been indefinitely banned from Major League Baseball after flashing during the World Series. With the series tied at 2-2, the Houston Astros and Washington Nationals were battling/batting it out at the bottom of the seventh inning at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C., USA.
Home Team Hope Eternal
The Kansas City Chiefs were able to get back into the win column in Week 9 and are trying to keep it going on the road against the Tennessee Titans in Week 10 of the 2019 NFL season.
TKC Picked The Wrong Career: Latino Garbage Art Debuts
We're all influenced by everything. As a sprawling amalgamation of experiences, epiphanies and inputs, Angel Otero's new installation at Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, "Diario," represents humanity's psychological landscape.
November Coldness Update
Winter coats today with much colder air and blustery conditions this morning! Highs will only climb into the upper 30s today.
Hozier - Movement is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .