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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Mayor Quinton Lucas took to the streets Thursday evening, touring a neighborhood in the Historic Northeast that has a history with crime. Robert Ontman's family has called the Lykins neighborhood home for three generations. The father of six has seen the area deteriorate over the years.
Lost & Found In Sleaze Scummit
LEE'S SUMMIT, MO (KCTV) -- Once you've lost something for a few years, people tend to give up on never finding it again. That's what a Lee's Summit graduate thought about his class ring after 20 years. However, one man searching to reconnect people is delivering memories back to that high school graduate decades later.
Golden Ghetto Outbreak
OVERLAND PARK, KS (KCTV) -- Two Blue Valley North boys soccer teams are quarantining following a positive COVID-19 test by someone associated with the programs, according to the Blue Valley School District.
Supermodel Shares Sexy Peek At Bun In The Oven
Stephane Cardinale - Corbis Elsa Hosk is going to be a mom! The Swedish supermodel took to Instagram today to announce her pregnancy with a series of stunning maternity photos captured by photographer Sante D'Orazio. Nude and gorgeous, Hosk let her icy-blonde tresses flow freely, as she draped her body and growing baby bump in a plush fur coat.
Conservative commentator Candace Owens blasted Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Thursday for suggesting President Trump's rhetoric about the suburbs was a "racist dog whistle." Amid the unrest that has taken place in cities across the country, Trump has attempted to channel his "law and order" message to the suburbs, warning that if Democrats are in control, the violence will expand beyond the urban areas.
Senator Ted Talks
The Republican Party followed historical precedent in 2016 and is doing the same in 2020 when it comes to deciding on voting to fill the vacant Supreme Court seat, writes Sen. Ted Cruz. Furthermore, Cruz writes, we need a full court on Election Day, given the high likelihood we're going to see litigation that goes to the court.
Still Waiting For Cash
The House passed a $2.2 trillion Democratic coronavirus stimulus plan on Thursday night even as Democrats and the Trump administration struggle to strike a relief deal. The bill likely will not get through the Republican-held Senate and become law.
President Donald Trump used precise language Thursday to condemn white supremacists, the Ku Klux Klan and the Proud Boys He called into Sean Hannity's Fox News Channel show and cleaned up comments he had made Tuesday night during the first presidential debate Earlier, press secretary Kayleigh McEnany and Fox News' White House correspondent John Roberts got into it over what Trump said at the debate President Donald Trump used precise language Thursday night to condemn white supremacists, the Ku Klux Klan and the 'Proud Boys,' two days after he gave a controversial debate night response.
Win At All Costs
In the first presidential debate, President Trump was asked if he would refrain from declaring victory until the election has been independently certified. He refused to make that commitment. Atlantic writer Barton Gellman was not surprised. "That's a man who won't leave," Gellman says.
KCPD Serves Youngsters
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Child hunger continues to be an ongoing problem for families during the pandemic. But one Kansas City police officer is addressing the issue as best she can, feeding kids who are learning from home. She's being called a hero, delivering her own version of meals on wheels.
TKC Reader: QB Probably Worth More Than Newspaper
Patrick Mahomes just turned 25 and he's already won a Super Bowl championship, earned Super Bowl MVP honors and blazed his way to the NFL's Most Valuable Player award.
October Chill Friday
Some of the coldest air so far this season will arrive overnight. Patchy frost is likely for areas along and north of 36 Highway. Temperatures will drop into the mid to upper 30s overnight with a few spots staying closer to 40 degrees. Friday will feature partly sunny skies with highs back in the low 60s.
Shawn Mendes - Wonder is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.