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Kansas City Hipsters Sing For Supper & Charity Support
Scotty McBee performs on a livestream as part of the KC Online Live Music Series. If you're getting restless without regular evening outings to bars and clubs, or even if you'd always rather stay in your pajamas and lounge in your living room, artists from all over Kansas City have your evenings covered.
Tragic Crash Postscript
Kansas City police are investigating a late-night crash that killed a woman, and left an infant fighting critical injuries.Police said officers were called to Blue Ridge Cutoff over I-70 just after 9:30 p.m. Tuesday to investigate a fatal crash.Investigators said a Chevrolet sedan was eastbound on the exit ramp from the highway when it was struck by a southbound Oldsmobile sedan.
NextGen COVID-19 Concern
Child care providers in the metro have been allowed to stay open in order to watch the kids of essential workers who still need to do their jobs. But advocates worry the child care workers themselves, many of whom are low paid and don't have health insurance, are working through the COVID-19 crisis without a safety net.
Fashion & Politics Uplift New Panty Power Player
Normani is the Star of Rihanna Savage x Fenty's New Lingerie Campaign Normani, who was named Savage X Fenty's first Global Brand Ambassador, takes center stage in the campaign for the new drop, showing us that quarantine can't stop us from feeling ourselves.
STOP THE SHAKE!?!?!
Dr. Fauci says he doesn't think Americans should ever shake hands again to prevent spread of coronavirus
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) director, said Americans should never shake hands again, in order to prevent the spread of coronavirus and other diseases.
Prez Trump Challenges Scarcity
President Trump incorrectly blasted the inspector general of the Health and Human Services department as an "Obama appointee" on Monday when asked about a recent internal HHS report about a "severe" shortage of medical gear and testing supplies. "It is wrong," Trump said when asked about the findings.
Tense Truce Threat
WASHINGTON - While President Donald Trump remains fixated on the widening coronavirus pandemic, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo traveled to Kabul two weeks ago with a harsh message from his boss to try to save one of the only major foreign policy achievements he has after more than three years in the White House: a peace deal in Afghanistan.
No Deal In Europe
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The chairman of euro zone finance ministers Mario Centeno said on Wednesday he was suspending talks on half a trillion euro package to support the economy against the coronavirus epidemic until Thursday, to bridge divisions over its elements.
Music Man Remains Locked Up
A federal judge in New York has denied R. Kelly 's request to be released from prison on bail due to the COVID-19 crisis. On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Anne Donnelly of the Eastern District of New York ruled the singer must remain in custody at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Chicago, Illinois, as reports.
Crafty KC Tech Emerges
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - One business on the Country Club Plaza is helping health care workers by printing personal protective equipment. 3DHQ, a 3-D printing company, is running its printers around the clock to complete 400 orders from local hospitals, clinics and health care workers who would like to obtain masks.
Upscale Kansas City Captivcity Party Suffers Setback
Hide Transcript Show Transcript KMBC 9'S ALAN SHOPE EXPLAINS. WE JUST FELT IT WAS THE MOST PRUDENT THING TO DO. ALAN: IT'S ALWAYS THE FIRST FRIDAY IN JUNE FOR THE PAST 31 YEARS, BUT NOT THIS YEAR. THE ZOO OFFICIALLY CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC BACK ON MARCH 18, JAZZOO WAS SCHEDULED FOR IT'S THEIR JUNE 5.
Weather Change Undereway
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Share in our weather experience on the weather blog. Click on the blog at the top of the page for more information. For a full list of weather alerts, click here. An even warmer day is ahead of us with highs reaching the low 80s before a cold front arrives Temperatures drop quickly after 3-5pm!
Wilco "Everyone Hides" is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .