We'll make this one quick, here are some of the local news items on the top of our list for early bird readers.Renaissance In Westport
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The old Westport High is getting closer to having a new use. Developers got a key approval from the city in December of the PIEA General Development Plan and hope to get the final go ahead to start turning it into apartments and office space this spring.
Northeast Helps Hobos
Abby Hoover Managing Editor When residents in the Lykins neighborhood complained of a growing homeless camp on a vacant lot, the neighborhood association began searching for unique solutions. "The thought was, 'They're homeless people, we need to move them out,' and so the fact is...
Firing Off Shooter Info
LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. - The Missouri State Highway Patrol identified 27-year-old Tayland Rahim as the man who was shot outside of the Troop A Headquarters during an exchange of gunfire Monday night. Investigators said Rahim parked a truck in the employee parking area on the West side of the building, got out with an assault-style weapon and began shooting at the building.
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LEE'S SUMMIT, MO (KCTV) -- A suspect who investigators say fired an assault rifle outside of Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop A headquarters in Lee's Summit could soon face charges. Troopers shot the suspect, Tayland Rahim, around 9:40 Monday night. He is expected to survive.
Kansas City Group Chat Amid Deadly Homeless Crisis
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - After two people experiencing homelessness in Kansas City, Missouri, died Mayor Quinton Lucas is looking to find a solution. "I think what I realized from everything that we've done recently is that it's not enough," Lucas said. "You can't just put millions of dollars into something.
Senator Mitt Suffers Scathing MAGA Outcry Amid Flight
Social media videos appear to show Utah Senator Mitt Romney being confronted by President Trump's supporters on a flight to D.C.
For The W
Former President George W. Bush and former first lady Laura Bush will attend President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration in Washington D.C. later this month, his chief of staff Freddie Ford announced on Tuesday. The Bush family's plans to attend the inauguration were revealed just one day before Congress is set to meet to review the Electoral College's voting results.
Iran From Threats
Chilling threat sent to air traffic controllers vowing revenge for killing of Iranian general is under investigation
Multiple air traffic controllers in New York heard a chilling threat Monday in audio obtained exclusively by CBS News: "We are flying a plane into the Capitol on Wednesday. Soleimani will be avenged." The threat refers to Qassem Soleimani, the Iranian general killed last year in a U.S.
Kansas Guv Kelly Touts Vaxx Last Place Winning?!?!
Gov. Laura Kelly said Tuesday that Kansas exceeded its goal to conduct 1 million COVID-19 tests in 2020."In October, we launched our Unified Testing Strategy with a goal of testing one million Kansans by the end of the year, and I'm excited to announce that we exceeded that number," Kelly said.
School's Out Forever
Nearly 94 percent of teachers surveyed by the Missouri State Teachers Association support suspending state-mandated tests this year. The survey released this week reflects the responses of more than 6,000 public school teachers in the state. MSTA said 3,500 responded in the first 24 hours.
Tribute After Tragedy
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A loss felt across the Kansas City community. An assistant Jackson County prosecutor dies of COVID-19 complications just days after giving birth. JoEllen Engelbart's family said 'love' is the only word that begins to describe the way she lived her life.
And The Rains Came
A storm approaches with increasing clouds overnight There is a 100% chance of rain in KC, but only 20% 50 miles east, northeast, and southeast of KC Clouds will become thick and hang around for many days KANSAS CITY'S MOST ACCURATE FORECAST Tonight: Increasing clouds overnight with rain developing by morning.
Ray Charles "Georgia on my Mind" live 1960 this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.