Our 2nd favorite diva inspires this quick peek at pop culture, community news and top headlines for right now . . .
Cowtown Crackdown Explained
Operation LeGend has made 355 total arrests with 33 connected to homicide cases and 122 firearms confiscated since July. The Kansas City Police Department has been publishing violent crimes statistics since the operation started noted U.S. Attorney Tim Garrison, adding, "That transparency should give the public confidence that what we're reporting is true."
Local Voter Discourse
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Kansas City, Missouri, man is spearheading a voter outreach initiative called "Just Factz" after a conversation with his barber. "If you're familiar with the barbershop, we're always talking about how can we make a change or what are some issues going on in the world?"
Fighting For Homefront
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- A local family says Marcus Bray took their money and crushed their dreams of home ownership. They've filed a complaint with the Kansas Attorney General and hired an attorney to go after the owner of Pride Properties. "For someone to come and take advantage of me and my family, it's very sad.
Celebrate Kansas City Metro Good Enough Degrees
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - During the pandemic, some families are nervous to send kids off to large universities to live in crowded dorms or Greek life housing. At the same time, many colleges are also shifting classes online. That's now having an impact on local community colleges.
Diva Vs. Talker
Miley Cyrus' breakup with Liam Hemsworth didn't happen the way you might believe.
Prez Trump Disputes Claims Of Comments Against Troops
The White House denied a blistering report published Thursday that claimed President Donald Trump called dead American soldiers "losers" and "suckers." "Why should I go to that cemetery? It's filled with losers," Trump allegedly told aides after he scrapped a visit to the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery near Paris in 2018 to honor the dead soldiers, according to The Atlantic, which cited four people with firsthand knowledge of the discussion.
Shooter Suspect Dead
Michael Forest Reinoehl, 48, died in Lacey, Wash., where federal agents were attempting to take him into custody for the shooting - the same night his recorded interview on the shooting aired on Vice News, The New York Times reported.
Veep Gets Weird
Former Vice President Joe Biden used an unfortunate choice of words Thursday while visiting Kenosha, Wis. in the afternoon of the police shooting of Jacob Blake. Biden's speech aimed at addressing racial unrest veered into talking about inequities in taxes at one point.
Race For COVID Cure
A COVID-19 vaccine could be here sooner than we thought. "I believe that by the time we get to the end of this calendar year that we will feel comfortable that we do have a safe and effective vaccine," Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said Wednesday.
Newspaper Rehashes Downtown Summer Story
Kansas City's Power and Light District kicked of Labor Day weekend by hosting Hot Country Nights on Thursday, three weeks after images of the event prompted frustration and concern from residents and public health officials about potential spread of the coronavirus. The crowd around 8:30 p.m.
Mexico Via KCI
The proposed new terminal outline. Kansas City international airport has now added direct flights from Kansas City to Cancun amid a global pandemic. Back in March, at the beginning of the Pandemic, the travel industry took an exponentially substantial financial hit with flights dropping 77% back in April.
Mild Weather For Workers
There is no chance of rain showing up through the holiday weekend The humidity drops significantly Friday behind a cold front with a cool morning in the 50s Labor Day weekend will still feel like summer as temperatures approach 90° KANSAS CITY'S MOST ACCURATE FORECAST Thursday: A cold front moves through during the afternoon as the wind picks up and comes from the north.
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