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The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) has been conducting a series of public meetings to receive feedback on an updated RideKC Next redesign of transit service in Kansas City, Mo. There are two upcoming opportunities remaining during this phase of outreach. They will both occur virtually via Zoom.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A branch of the Mid-Continent Public Library is closing due to a possible COVID-19 exposure. An MCPL spokesperson said the East Lee's Summit branch was closed immediately after a staff member tested positive for the coronavirus Friday.
Raytown Shooting Close Call
RAYTOWN, Mo. - The suspect in a Friday afternoon drive-by shooting - targeting a car with children inside - is still on the run. Raytown police say no one was injured in the shooting that happened at about 3 p.m. near the intersection of 87th Street and Blue Ridge Road.
Miley All Out
Miley Cyrus says she was told to 'cover it so I went the other way' as she poses topless for Rolling Stone
Miley Cyrus is once again going against conventional conduct. The "Mother's Daughter" songstress, 28, who was never one for subtlety, is baring all in a steamy new photoshoot for Rolling Stone.
Veep Brings Bucks
President-elect Joe Biden on Friday said that another round of coronavirus stimulus checks for U.S. families "may be still in play." "I think it would be better if they had the $1,200 [payments to families]," Biden said when asked at a press conference to respond to criticism about a new Covid relief plan revealed this week as a starting point for the latest round of negotiations on Capitol Hill.
No Discounting AOC
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez had a swift response for conservatives criticizing her for selling a "Tax the Rich" sweatshirt for $58. The price was right, the leftwing New York Democrat said, because the campaign merchandise was made by unionised workers in the US rather than in China, unlike political wear sold by, for example, Donald Trump.
Prez Trump Pullout
President Trump has ordered the withdrawal of most of the U.S. troops stationed in Somalia, Pentagon officials said Friday. The nearly 800 troops represent a small footprint but are seen as a crucial bulwark against African-based extremist groups, including al-Shabab. In a statement, the Pentagon said the U.S.
Turkey Fear Redux
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Veep Rallies MAGA
Vice President Mike Pence on Friday said the presidential election is still undecided as he urged Georgia Republicans to put aside shared "doubts" about how fairly that race was conducted and show up for the state's Senate runoff elections. "We're on 'em this time," Pence said. "We're watching.
Butch Hopes Kansas City Remembers Walt
A dream for local historians, restoration efforts at the Troost office building once occupied by Walt Disney are finally coming true, champions of the project teased Thursday. Within the walls of the formerly crumbling brick structure at 31st and Troost: neglected stories of Disney's inspiration and impact - along with plans to reanimate the space with a theater, coworking and the digital arts.
Local Slasher Debuts
A horror film shot in Kansas City has been picked up by a popular video rental company. "I Am Lisa," which is described as a female-driven werewolf revenge movie, is heading to Redbox.The film made its debut at the Boulevard Drive-In over the summer.
KC Weekend Outlook
Hide Transcript Show Transcript FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR FIRESIDE CHAT. IT'S GOING TO HAVE ONE THIS EVENING. LOOKING GOOD 43 AT SEVEN EIGHT O'CLOCK 42 AND LATER ON THIS EVENING AFTER THE SUN GOES DOWN. OBVIOUSLY. WE'LL GO THROUGH THOSE 30S. BE 7 BY 11 P.M. BUT NOT MUCH WIND.
This is the OPEN THREAD for right now. Keep going for more local links . . .Local COVID Cash Awarded
Three Kansas City-area businesses were approved for $10 million loans - the maximum amount available through the Small Business Administration's Paycheck Protection Program, according to data released this week by the agency. The new data provides the most detailed look at the $659 billion program, which offered loans intended to keep businesses open and workers employed during the coronavirus pandemic.
Gunfire Report Redux
CLAYCOMO, MO (KCTV) -- KCTV5 obtained a video which shows the aftermath of a chase and shootout in the neighborhood of Park Avenue and Randolph Road in Claycomo. The woman who took the video did not want to be identified, but shared what she says happened.
Kansas City Connection To Tragic Youngster Danger
Stone County charges four with abuse after 4-year-old boy air-lifted to Kansas City in critical condition
STONE COUNTY, Mo. - Four people are facing charges after a young boy was found unresponsive and in critical condition at the beginning of November due to various injuries and extreme malnutrition in southwest Missouri. According to court documents, these suspects are charged with two counts of first-degree endangering the welfare of a child and [...]
Po-Po Crash Reported
CASS COUNTY, MO (KCTV) -- A Cass County Sheriff's Office vehicle was rammed during a pursuit that happened overnight and two people were taken into custody. Around 12:30 a.m., deputies went to northbound I-49 north of Harrisonville to help officers pursuing a 2005 Chevrolet truck.
Smile At COVID Cleanup
A dentist in Brookside is using cutting edge technology created right here in the Kansas City metro to kill viruses and keep her office clean and safe. KMBC 9 found out how the system works and how the pandemic has increased demand.
New Kansas City Doggie Style Coming Soon
Mutts Canine Cantina, an off-lease dog park and fast casual concept, is expanding nationwide through franchising and is eyeing Kansas City as a prime location. Michelle Boggs, managing partner of Mutts, said in a company press release that the city...
Kansas Parents Campaign For Fun & Games Amid Pandemic
TOPEKA, Kan. - The Kansas middle and high school sports fan ban is going to be re-considered. The state received thousands of emails from parents, coaches and students around the state pleading spectators be allowed. But there's another big hurdle ahead, before fans could be allowed at school activities in the state.
Show-Me Artsy Production
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Abigail Stahlschmidt is making waves in the world of music, art and entertainment. Now, those waves are coming to Kansas City. The Missouri native grew up in St. Louis, starting violin at 4 years old. She ultimately went to the University of Missouri - St.
Championship Kansas City Chiefs Dominate 2020 So Far
This year, I wanted to check in on how the Kansas City Chiefs stacked up in various team statistical categories. I decided that it would be instructive to update those rankings weekly and see if a clear picture develops as to where the strengths and weaknesses on the team are coming from.
Royals Play Moneyball Now
The Kansas City Royals have had an active offseason so far. The team reunited with LHP Mike Minor on at least a two-year deal that could stretch into 2023, and also signed outfielder Michael Taylor. Following that, the Royals had decisions to make on whether to offer contracts to several players or to let them enter free agency.
JoCo Keeps Christmas
For decades, the Johnson County Christmas Bureau has been setting up shop, helping low-income families during the holidays, but never in the middle of a pandemic."The toughest part was starting from ground zero, because this is something we've never done before," said Cheryl Gettinger, president of the Johnson County Christmas Bureau.Normally, the free holiday pop-up shop would be filled with clients shopping for their families.
KC Spirits Bright Tonight
KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) -- Walmart is holding their first "Walmart Holiday Drone Light Show" at the Kansas City Speedway on Friday. This is the first stop for the cross-country tour. The show is already sold out, but you can watch a live-streamed event from Dallas, texas on Saturday on Walmart's Facebook, Instagram and TikTok channels.
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