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Crooks Target Kangaroo
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A UMKC student is looking for help after his wheelchair-accessible truck was stolen. The truck was found, but only after the expensive modifications that allow him to drive it were trashed. "I'm still just kind of shaken-up," second year business student Ryan Kempker said.
Overland Park Illuminated???
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Overland Park, Kansas, is one step closer to allowing lighted artwork displays. The city's planning commission approved on Monday a special-use permit for the southwest corner of College Boulevard and U.S. 69 Highway "to allow architecturally integrated digital lighting with movement," according to the commission's meeting agenda.
Show-Me Money On The Street
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Missouri is getting close to $35 million in federal grants for road projects in two cities. Gov. Mike Parson on Tuesday announced nearly $21 million will go toward pedestrian and bicycle lanes in Springfield, Missouri. Another $13.5 million will be spent on safety improvements and widening lanes in Milan, Missouri.
Kansas Consumer Push Back
Former Hays resident Annie Ricker was confident she could quickly pay off $750 borrowed from a payday lender to meet unexpected medical and automobile expenditures. By the time the debt was satisfied, Ricker had paid more than $3,000 to the lender.
River City Dedication
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Hundreds of people are normally involved in the MR 340 race that travels down the Missouri River from Kaw Point to St. Charles. That won't be the case this year, but a few remain. "Quit is just not in my vocabulary," canoe and kayaker Joe Mann said.
Coping With Hottie Anxiety
Whether she's traveling the world, walking in some of the biggest Fashion Week shows, or lounging with her long-time boyfriend Laurens van Leeuwen, Romee Strijd has one of the most enviable lives on the internet.
Morning Polka Debut
Victoria's Secret Angel Romee Strijd recently had her 5.9 million Instagram followers drooling with a sizzling-hot snap of herself in a polka dot bikini at The West Hollywood EDITION hotel. In the picture, Romee rocked a standard triangle style string bikini top with a brown-and-white polka dot print.
Lingerie Numbers Undressed
By L Brands Inc. was downgraded to hold from buy at Deutsche Bank with analysts citing high promotional levels at Victoria's Secret and an increased number of promotions at beauty retailer Bath & Body Works. Analysts also think the turnaround at Victoria's Secret will be slower through the end of 2019 and into 2020.
Meth Town Fights For Survival
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - A proposed industrial park in Independence, Missouri, is dampening the lives of those in its path. Corey Trentham, a homeowner in the Prairie Landing neighborhood near the proposed park, said the issue has "put us in survival mode."
Inside Consumer Reptilian Brain
Step back in time 290 million years when bizarre-looking animals dominated life on land and sea, and find out about the greatest extinction the world has ever seen in "Permian Monsters: Life before the Dinosaurs."KMBC 9's Cody Holyoke is focusing on the new "Permian Monsters: Life before the Dinosaurs" exhibit at the Museum at Prairiefire.
KC Going For Gold
The 2019 calendar for the U.S. women's national soccer team is over, but for new coach Vlatko Andonovski, who has strong ties to Kansas City, the work is just beginning. Andonovski's coronation by U.S. Soccer as the new coach of the women's team was held, Oct. 28, in New York.
Kansas City Autumn Again?!?!
The worst of the cold is over for the week but it's not like we have life on easy street just yet. Skies will stay clear to mostly clear through the evening hours while temperatures dip to near 20 degrees between now and midnight. A few areas could even reach back into the upper teens.
Iggy Azalea, Alice Chater - Lola is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .