Quick round-up of pop culture, community news and info from across the nation and around the world . . .
Kansas City Speed Demons Continue Road Rage
Law enforcement say many drivers are not getting the message when it comes to slowing down on roads during the stay-at-home order."Speed is getting away from people," said Kansas City police Officer Doaa El-AshkarThe Kansas City Police Department released some of the tickets they have handed out recently."Because there's less
Celebrate Lunch Lady Heroism
In the rush to feed children during the coronavirus pandemic, some area school districts have inadvertently put their nutrition staff and others at risk. Most cafeteria workers are voluntarily serving meals to students. They receive their regular salary, but it's not nearly enough to compensate them for jeopardizing their health.
Golden Ghetto Get Results
OLATHE, Kan. - Johnson County's health director says results from the first round of random testing are "pretty good." Very few, if any, people who tested positive didn't have symptoms. Of the nine people who tested positive, seven definitely had symptoms. Health officials are still waiting on reports from the other two individuals.
She is currently locked down in a London Airbnb with her model beau Anwar Hadid. And Dua Lipa looked sensational in a new shoot for Elle Magazine, where she revealed she had been 'making the most' of extra time with Anwar as they self-isolate.
More Biden Backers Emerge
Sen. Elizabeth Warren has endorsed Joe Biden for president, marking a third day of high-profile endorsements for the former vice president, after Sen. Bernie Sanders and former President Barack Obama did the same earlier this week.
Discount Tech Debuts Amid Coronavirus Harsh Times
Apple has announced the iPhone SE 2, its new semi-affordable phone that has the look of the iPhone 8 and a mix of specs from recent iPhones. The phone is available for preorder starting on April 17th, and it will release on April 24th.
COVID-19 Double Down
The global tally for confirmed coronavirus cases surpassed 2 million on Wednesday, just four months after it was first detected in China. A tally kept by Johns Hopkins University placed the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases at 2,000,984 worldwide, with at least 128,071 deaths. More than half a million people worldwide have recovered.
Pandemic Politics Persist
The fallout from the coronavirus is shaking up the U.S.-China relationship on Capitol Hill, as a group of hawkish lawmakers fiercely criticize Beijing's response to the disease. Republicans are pushing for their colleagues and the Trump administration to take a more aggressive stance toward Beijing, which they say downplayed the virus's danger.
Gardner Stays Winning Kansas
GARDNER, KS (KCTV) - With millions of Americans laid off or working limited hours, paying the bills is becoming a problem. But one Kansas town is stepping in to help their citizens. Things are moving pretty slowly in downtown Gardner. One of the few businesses still humming is Kenneth Huggins' Auto Shop.
Don't Dodge Draft News
The NFL Draft will start one week from Thursday. With just more than a week to go, let's take a look at where the Kansas City Chiefs roster stands: The Chiefs currently have 70 players under contract for 2020: 11 offensive linemen, five tight ends, nine running backs, eight wide receivers, four quarterbacks, 13 defensive linemen, six linebackers, 10 defensive backs and four specialists.
Keto Cooks Continue Fight Against Kansas City Carbs
A regional physical footprint with new national reach is helping a Kansas City-based meal prepping company with Paleo origins evolve amid a consumer landscape simmering with COVID-19-infused uncertainty.
Springtime Kansas City Coldness Continues
Hide Transcript Show Transcript FAN PAGE AT 10:00 THIS MORNING. 20'S ON THE MAP HERE. MARYVILLE AND TRENTON. SOUTH OF 136 HIGHWAY. WE ARE ABOVE FREEZING BARELY. 34 IN KC. YOU MIGHT FEEL A LITTLE COLDER WITH A SOUTH BREEZE THIS MORNING. ON THE FIRST ALERT DAY PLANNER, SUNSHINE THIS MORNING WITH PASSING CLOUDS AT LUNCHTIME.
Machine Gun Kelly - In These Walls is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .