Here's a roundup of the top morning news, pop culture and interesting items from the latest news cycle . . . Checkit:
Crime Fight Talk Cont'd
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Kansas City, St Louis and Springfield are in the top fifteen for capital violent crime rates. City and state leaders are working to combat that, but one mother who lost a child to violent crime thinks the community needs to be a part of the conversation.
1st World Probs
Good fences make good neighbors, or so a character in Robert Frost's poem asserts. But he wasn't living in a $500,000 home next to the "rat house" of Westwood Park. It is owned by Carol Dille.
Cowtown Aspirin Solution
Some common heart procedures may be more common than they should be, a large-scale study led in part by a Kansas City doctor suggests. The study, which involved nearly 5,200 patients in 37 countries, found that, in some situations, heart disease patients who received invasive treatment such as stents fared no better than those who got less invasive treatment.
Kansas City Fight For Vets
On Saturday, members of Kansas City's veteran hockey team walked for miles to share one very important message.
Democratic Party Impeachment Moment Of Doubt
VINELAND, N.J. - Amid glossy photos of prominent politicians adorning Democratic Congressman Jefferson Van Drew's Capitol Hill office is a framed picture of him with Donald Trump. It's from 2008 when Van Drew was a state senator and the future president visited Atlantic City to christen the Chairman Tower at the Trump Taj Mahal.
GOP Rewrite Thier History
A majority of Republicans say President Trump Donald John Trump Kamala Harris aide says in resignation letter: 'I've never seen staff treated so poorly' New Iowa ad compares Booker to the 'other Rhodes Scholar mayor' Lawmakers bypass embattled Mulvaney in spending talks MORE is a better leader than former President Lincoln, according to this week's Economist/YouGov weekly tracking poll.
Victoria's Secrets' antiquated lingerie show of yesterday finally decided to close up shop, and Rihanna's successful Savage x Fenty brand helped deal the final blow. Rihanna's lingerie brand sits squarely at the center of business and culture in the $13.1 billion U.S. women's underwear sector.
Debating Bedroom Community Weed As Decrimiilzation Cont'd
About 50 people packed Blue Springs City Hall earlier this week for lessons in how legal medical marijuana will impact the community. The city's assistant director of community development, Mike Mallon, said the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services is charged with implementing legalized marijuana after Missouri voters approved it a year ago.
Rolling Good Deeds
Dozens of volunteers spent their Saturday fixing up bikes to put under the tree for kids in need. KMBC 9 found out how it grew from one man's idea into a community effort.A church in Kansas City, Kansas became Santa's workshop. "The goal is to be able to give 100 kids bikes for Christmas," said Robbie Ray.
Kansas City New Mayor Continues Holiday Tradition
Royals General Manager Dayton Moore helped flip the switch to light up the mayor's Christmas tree at Crown Center on Friday.
Football Foodie Promo
'Tis the time of year for family, football, and food. If there's anyone who knows a thing or two about those, it's Kansas City Chiefs Head Coach Andy Reid. What's more, the long-time NFL coach recently combined those loves into the content we've all been deprived of...until now.
Forecast For Now
Cloudy and mild this morning with temperatures that have been warming since yesterday. Look for increasing sunshine and a warmer afternoon with highs reaching the mid to upper 50s. Wind out of the southwest will increase later today with gusts as high as 45 mph tonight. Copyright 2018 KCTV (Meredith Corp.)
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