Right now we pay tribute to hottie Sophie, community news and a few more items of interest tonight . . .
Kansas City Shelter Asks For Holiday Help Amid Harsh Times
LEE'S SUMMIT, MO (KCTV) - During the holidays Hope House provides a holiday store for the residents and outreach clients to pick out gifts for their children free of charge. All the new gifts and toys are donated by the community, allowing Hope House to brighten the holidays for those they serve.
Justice After Club Killing
JACKSON COUNTY, MO (KCTV) - A jury has convicted a security guard for fatally shooting a man near Yum Yum Bar and Grill on 24th Street in Kansas City last year. Christopher L. Jones, 38, was convicted of second-degree murder, armed criminal action, and tampering with physical evidence.
Home Team Has Insurance
Kansas City entrepreneur and philanthropist John Sherman assembled a group of similarly minded Kansas Citians to acquire the Kansas City Royals , creating a unique ownership structure for the Major League Baseball team. The Kansas City Business Journal wanted to get to know the people behind the investment group - comprised of 22 co-owners - that bought the Royals in November.
Tourist Rail Redux
A holiday tradition rolls into Union Station next week.Those interested in seeing the Kansas City Southern Holiday Express can make a reservation now to see the amazing sights on the train.It will be at Union Station from Wednesday until Dec. 22.Admission is free.Holiday Express hours:Dec. 18: 2 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.Dec.
Hillary Continues Her Fight Against Prez Trump
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who famously lost the 2016 election to now- President Trump, swiftly gave her public support to articles of impeachment against her political rival after they were announced by House Democrats Tuesday morning. Clinton called the impeachment push necessary for defending democracy.
Checking The Social Media Experation Date
This past summer, I booked a plane ticket to Los Angeles with the hope of investigating what seems likely to be one of the oddest legacies of our rapidly expiring decade: the gradual emergence, among professionally beautiful women, of a single, cyborgian face. It's a young face, of course, with poreless skin and plump, high cheekbones.
Megan Rapinoe, the star of the US women's national soccer team and World Cup champion, has once again waded into American politics - this time to endorse a 2020 Democratic nominee for president.
Federal Case: Will Supremes Count Presidental Pay Stubs?!?
The Supreme Court said Friday it will consider whether the House and a New York prosecutor can subpoena President Donald Trump's longtime accounting firm and banks for his financial records, two monumental disputes concerning separation of powers and Trump's broad claims of immunity that will be decided in the heart of the presidential campaign.
Kansas Air Quailty Suffers
An environmental watchdog group says most states aren't stepping up to fill the gap left by budget and staff cuts at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, which could put Kansans at greater risk of exposure to harmful pollutants.
Show-Me Weatherman Greatness
The internet's best weatherman is back with a scary weather warning for Missouri this weekend. Frankie McDonald of Nova Scotia is a legend in wether forecasting and a king on YouTube. His accurate and direct weather predictions have earned him more than 200,000 followers on the platform and more than 37 million video views.
Kansas Quid Pro Quo Move
TOPEKA, Kan. -- Ever thought about picking up and moving to Kansas? Now you might. Topeka, the state capital, is offering potential new residents up to $15,000 to move there. A pilot program called "Choose Topeka" will match employer funds put up for people who move to Topeka and live and work there for a year, city and Shawnee County economic development groups announced Thursday.
Kansas City Chill Coming Soon
FAIRWAY, KS (KCTV) -- Welcome to the weekend. It's going to be a changeable weekend and it looks like it's going to snow. There is high confidence that we will see accumulating snow this weekend. We often say our confidence grows when we can see the storm on the satellite and radar composite loop.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for tonight . . .