With the lockdown coming to a conclusion, we're offer this tribute to celeb Kat and her stay at home hotness as we check community news, pop culture and info from across the nation and around the world . . .
Local Workforce Worries
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The burden of unemployment is weighing on every affected home across Missouri and Kansas. "Our budget is not made for a one-income family. It's been difficult," said Joanna Waughtal, a salon owner in Wichita. "Trying to find the money to take care of things like groceries."
Pool Party Probs Persist
The seasons don't stop for the coronavirus pandemic. Metro school districts are wrapping up their school years online, and the unofficial start to summer - Memorial Day - is quickly approaching. Many parents and kids, cooped up inside their homes for weeks on end, are hoping they can at least get some relief this summer at the local pool.
Tiny Homes For Troops Continue Life Saving Mission
The COVID Response Program for Stabilization (CORPS) combines emergency assistance funds with case management
KC Pandemic Testimony
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - "I woke up and felt like I was on fire," a local COVID-19 survivor described of his fight against the virus. After getting rushed to the hospital, doctors had him intubated and sedated within 28 minutes of his arrival. He would spend 13 days hooked up to a ventilator, while his [...]
Fear For 1st Daughter
The coronavirus continues to circle uncomfortably close to the White House. Ivanka Trump's personal assistant has reportedly tested positive for the coronavirus, and the FDA commissioner has been forced to self-quarantine after exposure to another staffer who came down with the disease.
Former Prez Obama Offers Insight Into Justice
President Obama on Friday reacted to the Justice Department's move to end its case against Michael Flynn by declaring that the "rule of law is at risk" -- as new details emerge about what the former president knew about the case against Flynn in the last days of his administration.
Prez Trump Still Holds Hearts & Minds Of Voters
President Donald Trump's campaign is about to unleash a "Death Star" against former Vice President Joe Biden, according to campaign manager Brad Parscale. In any other era with any other president, such imagery might seem out of place. It makes sense for Trump.
Polls Claim Veep Leads Despite Campaign Trouble
The Tampa, Florida, rally for Joe Biden on Thursday evening began as it normally might have, before a once-in-a-century pandemic transformed all aspects of American life, including the presidential campaign. A local high school student recited the pledge of allegiance, a campaign organizer pleaded with supporters to volunteer and a local DJ spun R&B music between speakers.
USA Vs. COVID
There are glimmers of hope in some coronavirus hotspots in the United States amid frustration as states continue reopening.
Cowtown Job Guides Emerge
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The national April jobs report, which was released Friday , painted a grim picture of an economy devastated by the coronavirus pandemic: 20.5 million jobs lost and an unemployment rate of 14.7%, the worst since the Great Depression.
SAVE THE BEES!!!
LAWRENCE, KS (KCTV) -- Removing a nearly 100-foot-tall tree takes some work, especially if that massive white pine tree is filled with buzzing bees. On Friday, KCTV5's Emily Rittman took us behind the scenes to show us how three local companies teamed up to take down a "bee tree" in Lawrence.
Katie Forecast For Now
Hide Transcript Show Transcript HOPEFULLY, YOUR PLANTS DID JUST FINE OVERNIGHT. IT WILL BE SUNNY TO START, BUT NOT LONG PROBABLY AFTERNOON, IT WILL START TO GET MORE CLOUDY. FIRST, SOME THIN CLOUDS AND THEN IT WILL THICKEN UP A LITTLE BIT. WE ARE WASHING THIS DISTURBANCE COMING OUT OF NEBRASKA AND NORTHERN KANSAS.
Rip It Up is the song of the day as Little Richard, Founding Father of Rock Who Broke Musical Barriers, Dead at 87, and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .