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Check-it . . .Kansas City Starts Landlord Christmas Crackdown
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The city's urban renewal agency found Wednesday the company that manages Gabriel Tower is in default of its contract. The Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority (LCRA) Board of Commissioners made the decision after hearing testimony from a building inspector, tenants and representatives of The Millennia Companies.
KCMO Gunfire C0ntinues
Hide Transcript Show Transcript SHOT AT ELMWOOD AVENUE, HAS LIFE-THREATENING IMAGES -- INJURIES, THESE ARE LIVE IMAGES. NO LEADS ON THE SUSPECT, BUT IF YOU DO KNOW WHAT HAPPENED OR -- PLEASE CALL THE TIPS HOTLINE WHERE YOU WILL ALWAYS BE Kansas City police are investigating after a person was shot Wednesday evening near 26th Street and Elmwood Avenue.The shooting was reported at 9:04 p.m.Police said a male suffered life-threatening injuries.
Plaza Rehab Underway
Among some, opportunities to settle in for a warm winter's nap will be highlights of the holiday season. Around the same time, a visible Country Club Plaza-area fixture will come to a permanent rest, freeing up a promising property along the future 3.5-mile southern streetcar route.
Tiger King Pleads To Kim
Joe Exotic - the ex-zookeeper convicted of trying to hire a hit man to kill rival Carole Baskin - is hoping Kim Kardashian can get him out of jail, a report said Tuesday. Exotic, whose story was made famous in the Netflix show "Tiger King," penned a letter to Kardashian, asking if she could help score him a pardon from President Trump, ET reported.
Biden Brings Back Obama Team
President-elect Joe Biden has tapped Obama's former national security adviser Susan Rice to run the White House Domestic Policy Council, according to people familiar with the decision. Rice, who also served as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, was vetted to serve as Biden's vice president and was a contender to be secretary of State, a position that went to Antony Blinken.
No Check For X-Mas
Congress has hit a wall again in efforts to send help to Americans during a coronavirus outbreak that has killed thousands of people a week and left millions waiting in food lines. After days of trying to reach a relief deal, lawmakers as of Wednesday afternoon had not resolved a range of issues preventing an agreement.
Military Push Back???
It was always going to be difficult to convince Congress to again allow a general barely out of uniform to run the Pentagon. But according to four Democratic Hill sources, President-elect Joe Biden's abrupt announcement of Lloyd Austin as defense secretary-designate was the sort of surprise that made Austin's odds longer.
Right-Wing Talks Treason
Rush Limbaugh, America's Anchorman and Doctor of Democracy, is known as the pioneer of AM radio. Limbaugh revolutionized the media and political landscape with his unprecedented combination o f serious discussion of political, cultural and social issues along with satirical and biting humor.
Taste Of Social Justice
Ben & Jerry's is honoring social activist and former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick with a new flavor. The group announced the new flavor "Change the Whirled" on Thursday morning. It is a vegan offering and will feature a caramel non-dairy sunflower butter base with fudge chips, graham cracker swirls and chocolate cookie swirls.
Salvy Stays Winning
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez has been named the All-MLB First Team catcher as Major League Baseball unveiled selections for the second annual All-MLB Team Wednesday. The first and second teams were selected by a combination of voting from fans and a decorated panel of media members, broadcasters, former players [...]
Season Of Lights Arrives
Jewish Family Services want families to know they are thinking about them this year.On Tuesday, volunteers loaded up their cars with Hanukkah goodies to deliver to hundreds of families."It's so important to help so many other people at this time," one volunteer said.Jewish Family Services agrees."It's such a challenging time
Visions Of Katie
It's a phenomenon that's not seen this far south very often. Thursday night, the Kansas City area may be in for a treat if our cloud cover can hold off. There's a rare chance for the Kansas City area to see the Northern Lights, also known as the aurora borealis.
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - One person was killed in a single-vehicle crash early Thursday morning in Kansas City, Missouri. According to police, the crash happened just before 1 a.m. at East 115th Terrace and Oak Street Investigators believe a black Nissan Altima was headed south on Oak Street at a high speed when the vehicle went off the roadway.
Golden Ghetto Crime Spike For Christmas
OVERLAND PARK, Mo. - Another metro resident is now the victim of porch pirates. She says it's what was taken that hurts so much. It happened Friday near 87th and Metcalf. Doorbell camera video shows a delivery van leave packages at the home.
The Dotte Shuts Down
WYANDOTTE COUNTY, KS (KCTV) -- The Neighborhood Resource Center will be closed for in-person service until Jan. 4. The temporary closure is due to staffing shortages caused by COVID-19. It will close to in-person customer service at its 4953 State Avenue location starting on Thursday.
Crime Fight Cont’d
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Three trailers were reported stolen from three Shawnee businesses in a span of a few days. The first went missing Friday night and two more were taken around 1:50 a.m. on Monday. Now, the owners are hoping surveillance video of the thefts will help police catch whoever is responsible.
a Zai mentioned at my last press conference. I want to take a moment each week to highlight, uh, the efforts of local health professionals. And this week I want to recognize Dr Gianfranco Pitino, the Shawnee County health officer. I've known John Franco for three decades, both professionally and personally.
A mother of four went missing on Mother's Day and her family has increased the reward to $7,000 for any information that can lead to her whereabouts.
Kansas Fights COVID
TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNW) - Governor Laura Kelly held a press conference from the Topeka Statehouse Wednesday to provide updates regarding COVID-19 in Kansas. In her briefing, the governor promoted the "Stop the Spread. It's Up to Us, Kansas" campaign - her administration's public health initiative to handle the coronavirus pandemic.
Another Look At Local Lights
KC Career Change
Did you know the "longest animated light tunnel in the Midwest" is in Kansas City? If not, then it's time to schedule a visit this holiday season to Winter Magic.Winter Magic is a drive-thru Christmas lights event that stretches for about 1 mile along Oakwood Drive in Swope Park.
Fanboys Sing Praises
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - At least 12 million Americans will be losing emergency unemployment benefits at Christmas time if Congress doesn't pass a new COVID relief package. That's why the Full Employment Council of Kansas City is encouraging the community to enroll in its free job-training programs. Those programs are already helping two metro moms get on the road to a new career.
More Honors For Kegger
The Royals continued to be aggressive this off-season, signing former All-Star first baseman Carlos Santana to a two-year, $17.5 million deal. The move shows a new, fiscally aggressive side of the Royals that could help the rebuild. Let's take a look at some of the reactions to the signing.
NYE Hype In KC
The Kansas City Chiefs have their Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year nominee: tight end Travis Kelce. The team announced the nomination via its official Twitter account on Thursday morning.
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- New Year's is usually a cause for big celebrations but things look to be subdued this year due to the pandemic. So where are the best places to celebrate this year? A new WalletHub study found that Kansas City ranked 39th overall for best cities for New Years.
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