For TKC readers tonight we share a peek a hottie Bebe redefining celeb presenter trends which, in turn, inspires this peek at pop culture, community news and top headlines.
We're beginning to see a surge in coronavirus testing and if it continues at this rate, we could run out of supplies. According to medical officials the demand for COVID-19 testing throughout the region is extremely high, and in Johnson County experts say it is off the charts.
Northeast Gunfire And Death
Police are investigating a death at a home near Denver and Lyon Avenues Wednesday afternoon. Crime Scene Investigators arrived on the scene at 3:40 p.m. Lyon Avenue was closed between Denver Avenue and Hardesty Avenue from 2 until 4:15 p.m. The deceased's fiancée's mother said his name was Eric.
Local Vaxx Waiting Game
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - As Kansas City Hospital beds fill up and mandates are strengthened, all eye are on a coronavirus vaccine. One of the companies producing a promising solution said it now has the required data to request emergency use of the vaccine. It's appealing to some, but not everyone.
Hottie Host Trending
Bebe Rexha stood out from the crowd, wowing in a tiny sequinned mini dress as she posed up a storm at the glam event.
Veep Demands Victory
Joe Biden President Trump Donald John Trump 46 percent of voters say Trump should concede immediately: poll Michigan county reverses course, votes unanimously to certify election results GOP senator: Trump shouldn't fire top cybersecurity official MORE refuses to concede defeat and blocks his rival from critical transition resources.
Prez Trump Firing Sparks Republican Dissent
In a rare instance of breaking ranks, GOP senators on Wednesday roundly criticized President Donald Trump's firing of Chris Krebs, a top election security official who publicly contradicted his claims of voting fraud. "I thought this was a terrible mistake," Susan Collins, R-Maine, said.
Prez Makes His Case
President Donald Trump's reelection campaign on Wednesday said it will file for a partial recount in Wisconsin to challenge President-elect Joe Biden's victory in the state. The announcement came after Wisconsin election officials confirmed that the Trump campaign wired $3 million there ahead of the 5 p.m. deadline to file for a recount.
It’s Not Over
Much of Wall Street views the Trump campaign's efforts to overturn the election results as a desperate sideshow destined to fail. But JPMorgan is telling clients there's still a chance that this process descends into chaos. It is 2020, after all.
Dolly Parton addresses her big donation that led to a coronavirus vaccine: 'I just wanted it to do good'
Dolly Parton spoke out after fans credited her with helping to cure the coronavirus. In April, Parton shared that she donated $1 million to research being done at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn.
Serving Turkey Day
Five local restaurants offering to-go Thanksgiving that might make you forget this really is the worst year
The weirdest, worst year plods on, with Thanksgiving looking like it will reflect all that is 2020: pretty disappointing, disjointed, probably spent at home. While we recommend staying put at home rather than going out, we do also (highly!)
Footballer Good Cause
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- From carrying out the democratic process, to saving lives, the Kansas City Chiefs are proving Arrowhead Stadium is for more than just football. It's been a busy month for the home of the Super Bowl LIV Champions.
Temps Spike Tomorrow
Hide Transcript Show Transcript MID-60S AND THAT ARE NORMAL HIGHS SHOULD BE IN THE LOWER 50S, AND WE'RE NOT EVEN GOING TO GET THERE IN THE NEXT HOUR BY HOUR FORECAST. SEVEN PM 59 DEGREES NINE O'CLOCK. 58 SO WE DON'T DROP THAT MUCH AT ALL.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now. Keep going for more local links . . .Survivor Shares Story
KANSAS CITY, MO - Mia Ramsey survived her bout with COVID-19 more than two months ago, but she is sounding the alarm as she continues to deal with extreme fatigue and memory problems. Ramsey hopes her story will help remind people who are weary of social distancing why it's worth the effort to wear masks and wash hands, helping themselves and others avoid the pain and suffering so many experience because of COVID-19.
One More COVID Count
Saint Luke's Health System is reporting more COVID-19 cases, with 181 patients being cared for now."I can't say that there isn't fatigue weighing in and the emotions of having to deal with a staggering number of patients in a prolonged pandemic, but our team is strong.
Sunflower State Pandemic Suffering Increases
MISSION, Kan. (AP) - Kansas health officials on Tuesday urged communities to take stronger action as more hospital rooms are devoted to caring for coronavirus patients and hundreds of doctors, nurses and other workers are quarantined, leading some surgical procedures to be delayed.
Local Fight Plague
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - The director of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) is urging people to host virtual Thanksgiving celebrations as the state fights the COVID-19 pandemic. "If we screw up during Thanksgiving and have a huge surge of cases, December is going to be bleak," Dr. Lee Norman explained.
Virtual College Transition
The University of Missouri-Kansas City announced Wednesday it will transition from in-person classes to online beginning Nov. 30 for the remainder of the semester, including final exams. UMKC said exceptions will be any clinicals, labs or other experiential classes that have been in-person.
Kangaroo Court Deal
The University of Missouri has settled its lawsuit against six companies involved in the construction of now-demolished student housing at 5050 Oak Street near the UMKC campus. Terms of the settlement were not disclosed, but the case was dismissed on Tuesday after the university said it had resolved its claims against the companies.
KC Cheers Alex Smith
It was two years ago today - November 18, 2018 - when Alex Smith 's life changed. The former Kansas City Chiefs quarterback had led the Washington Football Team - then known by another name - to a 6-3 record during his first season as the team's starter.
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Here's a chance for all of us to show our appreciation to those making education possible during the pandemic. Hallmark is giving away one million 'thank you' cards for teachers, administrators, coaches, and other school staff.
Developing . . .