Right now Candice and her world renowned body of promo work for Victoria's Secret inspire our peek at pop culture, community news and top headlines from across the metro.Kansas City Hospital Note Confesses COVID Harsh Times
We're getting an indication of what it is like inside one of Kansas City's biggest hospitals that is dealing with a surge in COVID-19 cases.Back in April, staff at Saint Luke's Hospital on the Plaza was busy having added 163 beds just in case."We are very, very busy.
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Firefighters from Overland Park and Shawnee Fire were called to a house fire early Saturday near Lowell Street and Johnson Drive.Authorities said a passerby called in the fire about 5:15 a.m., which firefighters said could have fully involved the home if it had burned continued to burn a few more minutes unnoticed.The fire department said the fire had burned a hot tub, surrounding structure and some of the home's siding before it was knocked down.
COVID Grounded KCI
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Kansas City International Airport has reported their passenger traffic numbers for October, which are still noticeably down from the same time last year. They say that 354,865 passengers arrived and departed through KCI's gates in October. That's a 66.7% decrease from October 2019.
Sad Formal Declaration
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The owners of Pinstripes, located on the Country Club Plaza, have announced they will be closing after 44 years. The men's clothing store opened in 1976 under the name Mister Guy on the W. 48th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue corner lot.
Lockdown Drops Panties
Bath & Body Works posted a 55% jump in quarterly sales as the coronavirus fueled demand for soap and hand sanitizer, helping its parent company offset another quarter of declining sales at its Victoria's Secret lingerie brand.
Social Graces Bestowed
(Reuters) - Twitter Inc will transfer control of the @POTUS account to the Joe Biden administration on Jan. 20, the company said. The @POTUS account is the official account of the President of the United States and is separate from the @realDonaldTrump account that President Donald Trump uses to tweet.
Pillow Man Paid Bail
Kyle Rittenhouse, who was arrested after allegedly shooting two people during an August demonstration in Kenosha, Wisconsin, posted $2 million in bail on Friday with the help of MyPillow founder and CEO Mike Lindell. Rittenhouse was charged with first-degree intentional homicide, attempted homicide, reckless homicide, recklessly endangering safety and illegal possession of a firearm in connection with the shootings.
Vaxx Thanks To Prez Trump
Trump takes credit for Pfizer vaccine development, says Americans wouldn't have one yet without his leadership
President Trump on Friday claimed the U.S. would not have a coronavirus vaccine on the way had he not been in the Oval Office to oversee its development. "We're way ahead on vaccines," Trump said during a press conference at the White House. "You wouldn't have a vaccine if it weren't for me for another 4 years."
Get It While You Can
Time is running out to register for a $1,200 stimulus check for people who haven't yet received the federal payment and don't normally file tax returns. The IRS said it will close its registration site on November 21 at 3 p.m.
No Thanks 2020?!?!
The country saw it after Memorial Day, the Fourth of July and Labor Day: spikes in Covid-19 cases in parts of the country a few weeks after Americans gathered with family and friends to celebrate. We were warned each time.
Front Line Needs Friends
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - If the endless headlines and staggering statistics that come with the coronavirus pandemic are leaving you feeling a bit drained, you're far from alone. "This pandemic has shaken us up in so many different ways. I can't think of a single person that's gone untouched by it," said Dr. Jennifer Bickel, [...]
All of Arrowhead Pride's contributors expected the Let's see what our staff (and our readers) think about the Sunday Night Football game between the Chiefs and Las Vegas Raiders . Kansas City Chiefs to beat the Carolina Panthers in Week 9; we just expected a bigger point spread.
Katie Forecast For Now
Hide Transcript Show Transcript IT IS SO NICE THAT THE SKY HAS THINNED A LITTLE SO THAT WE CAN ENJOY THE SUNRISE. IT IS DRY RIGHT NOW UNCRITICAL PLAZA, BUT WE - ON COUNTRY CLUB PLAZA, BUT WE WILL BE WET LATER TODAY. NORTHEAST WIND AT NINE MILES AN HOUR.
Miley Cyrus - Prisoner ft. Dua Lipa is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now. Keep going for more local links . . .Kansas City Hipster Gentrification Saves The Planet
2+D. // Photo by Meghan Severance Second and Delaware will open at the beginning of December as the first passive housing development in Kansas City. This stride for Kansas City not only brings attention to our area for its forward-thinking and radical sustainable practice, but it will return cleaner air quality to its residents.
Local Hot Rod Sneak Peek
With the condition that it's open only to buyers and sellers, Mecum will conduct its live auction at the Kansas City Convention Center starting today (Nov. 20) and concluding Saturday. As usual, you can catch the action on NBCSN (3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. today and 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.
Selling KC Institution?!?
Some Kansas City Southern ( NYSE:KSU) shareholders may be a little concerned to see that the Executive VP & Chief Innovation Officer, Brian Hancock, recently sold a substantial US$576k worth of stock at a price of US$192 per share. That sale reduced their total holding by 15% which is hardly insignificant, but far from the worst we've seen.
Fix The Semi-Truck Killer
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - One neighborhood in Kansas City's Historic Northeast has a landmark that strikes fear into truck drivers. The Independence Avenue Bridge continues to be the site of numerous crashes, most of which involve large trucks that frequently slam into the bridge's roof.
Kansas Crackdown Underway
OVERLAND PARK, KS (KCTV) -- The Overland Park Police Department will join many other law enforcement agencies across the state starting Friday in the Kansas Thanksgiving "Safe Arrival" traffic enforcement campaign. It will run through Nov. 29. A grant from the Kansas Department of Transportation will support overtime enforcement efforts.
Sketchy Premise Across Bridge
Sporting KC says Northland Sports Complex is key to attracting huge soccer tournaments - Kansas City Business Journal
New soccer fields planned for the Northland Sports Complex will play a bit role in Sporting Kansas City's efforts to attract huge soccer tournaments to the Kansas City area. Sporting currently manages the nine fields at Swope Soccer Village in Kansas City and the 12 fields at Compass Minerals Sporting Fields in Kansas City, Kansas.
Lady Calling Carded
KANSAS CITY, KS (AP) - A Missouri woman has been indicted after she allegedly tried to have cell phones smuggled into a federal prison in Kansas. Karilyn Primeau, 47, of Smithville, Missouri, has been charged with one count of conspiracy to bribe a public official, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister announced Thursday.
Helping With Local Drama
With Limited Work In Annual Holiday Shows, like KC Rep's "A Christmas Carol," Kansas City Actors Launch Food Bank
Stuart Carden started as the new artistic director at the Kansas City Repertory Theatre in September 2019. So he was just a few months into his new role when performances got underway of the annual production of "A Christmas Carol." He greeted audiences each night, and it served as an introduction.
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