Tonight we take a peek at the pr0n game on a continued journey to mainstream viability as we share this collection of pop culture, community news and top headlines.
PLATTE CITY, Mo. - The Platte County Health Department announced Monday that it is updating COVID-19 health restrictions in the county, with no restrictions on hours at bars and restaurants or large gatherings. The department said the updated health order goes into effect Monday at 3 p.m.
Kansas City Talks Tragic COVID Count Tonight
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- The U.S. death toll from COVID-19 has topped 500,000. That's more than the entire population of Kansas City, Missouri. In Kansas City city limits, 447 people have died of the virus. In the entire Kansas City metropolitan area, the number is about 2,150.
Meet New Teacher Boss
Shawnee Mission School District SOURCE: Shawnee Mission School District The Shawnee Mission School District has named its next superintendent.Dr. Michelle Hubbard will replace outgoing superintendent Dr. Michael Fulton, who announced his resignation in December. She currently serves as deputy superintendent.Hubbard is in her sixth year with the school district and was an associate superintendent until her promotion to deputy superintendent in January.
Rocket Tells All
A popular Kansas City radio talk show host is lucky to be alive after his heart suddenly failed two years ago.Rocket is part of the lovable morning show on Mix 93.3's Rocket and Teresa show. In December 2019, he was off the air and in the emergency room.
Supreme Pr0n Rebuke
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal from porn star Stormy Daniels, who sought to revive a defamation lawsuit she filed against former President Donald Trump. The justices did not comment in leaving in place a lower court ruling dismissing the case.
Prez Shares Pandemic Tribute
President Biden on Monday night paid tribute to the staggering number of Americans who have lost a loved one during the coronavirus pandemic as the death toll passed 500,000. Biden called the milestone "truly grim" and "heartbreaking" as he noted the pandemic has taken more American lives than WWI, WWII and the Vietnam War combined.
Former Prez Fears Jail?!?
Every U.S. president since Jimmy Carter has released their tax returns with the exception, of course, of Donald Trump. After lying about being unable to share them due to a "routine audit" and claiming that he would do so just as soon as he got the green light, Trump proceeded to spend the next four-plus years doing everything in his power to ensure such information never saw the light of day-almost as though he had something to hide!
Kim Plays Up Heartbreak
Kim Kardashian filed for divorce on Feb. 19, a source told PEOPLE Kardashian, 40, posted a video on Monday of herself driving past windmills on the highway listening to Olivia Rodrigo's heartbreak anthem. Of hearing how much I miss you, but / I kinda feel sorry for them / 'Cause they'll never know you the way that I do, yeah."
Westside Vigil Tonight
Dozens of red and blue balloons floated into the darkening sky above Kansas City Monday night, released by a crowd of more than 100 people who gathered in remembrance of two recent homicide victims. Khasheme Strother, 35, and her son Raymon Hill, 19, were killed Feb.
Help Puppers This Week
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Great Plains SPCA is one of several animal rescue agencies taking part in a national pet adoption event. From Monday through Sunday, Great Plains SPCA is offering 50% off adoption fees at its Merriam location. The discount does not apply to kittens, puppies or high-profile breeds, according to a news release.
Spring Into Tuesday
Temperatures will slowly fall back to about 34 degrees overnight. Tuesday will be mostly sunny and warm. Look for a high near 67 degrees.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .Hitting The Skids Today
by: Heidi Schmidt Posted: / Updated: KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Frightening moments for people on a small airplane around 11 a.m. Monday morning. The pilot of a Piper Malibu reported a malfunction while landing on a runway at Kansas City's Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport.
Johnson County Good Cause Suffers Setback
SHAWNEE, KS (KCTV) -- A week after our record-breaking cold temperatures, we've learned a child advocacy organization is still cleaning up from a huge mess. Fire sprinkler pipes burst at Sunflower House, which is impacting the organization as they work to help children in our community.
KCK Hard Time Crash
Thirteen residents from the Manor Place Apartments at 6016 Leavenworth Rd., are still out of their homes a week after a car slammed into the side of the building, destroying gas meters at the property. Several of those residents are living at a temporary hotel in Riverside, Missouri.
South Side Sneak Peek
By Kathy Feist South Kansas City is seeing economic growth even during the pandemic. We continue our series on new development in the area for 2021. (See Apartment Complexes, Industrial Parks Shopping Strips, and Schools and Libraries for previous stories.) A new QuikTrip will be built at 13201 State Line Rd., replacing a former Applebee's restaurant.
Show-Me ID Double Take
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - The Republican-led Missouri House on Monday advanced another version of a voter photo identification law that was gutted by the state Supreme Court last year. The court in 2020 permanently blocked a central provision of the 2016 law that required voters who lacked a photo ID to make a sworn statement in order to cast a regular, non-provisional ballot.
Rock Chalk Waiting Game
Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly addressed unemployment concerns Monday as thousands of people wait for checks. She said that the state is doing its best with a broken system, but people aren't satisfied.Some local families say they are still waiting for relief passed by Congress in December."This is unacceptable.
Tracking Old School Visits
A curiousKC reader interested in local history reached out wondering: Where exactly did Lewis and Clark stop in what would become Kansas City? Fortunately, there is a well-documented answer. But first, here's a refresher on the land grab that sent Lewis and Clark west in the first place.
Artsy Local Sound Exposed
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Six Kansas City artists pay homage to celebrated jazz musicians and the Black community in the "Jazz and the Black Aesthetic" exhibit inside the American Jazz Museum. The arts collective Black Space Black Art partnered with the museum for the exhibit.
KC QB Connect
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Chiefs fans have rolled out the red and gold carpet for Sterling Mahomes, the newborn daughter of Patrick and Brittany. But for one local basketball coach, the birth of the child brought a unique connection to the star quarterback.
Downsized For Good Cause
People have found different ways to spend their time at home during the pandemic. A Leawood couple used their time to build their dream house although they never plan to ever move into it."He came home, and I said, 'I've got this great idea,'" said Annie Kampfe.The couple built a mid-century modern home at 1/12th the size.
Diverse KC Comix Debut
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- A Kansas City author is making her debut in the world of comic books and developing storylines that help bring inclusiveness and diversity to the genre. Inside the comic book world, new authors are writing new chapters. LL McKinney is one such author and her project will be hitting the shelves this month.
Kansas City Lights Up For QB’s Family Winning
A special landmark in Kansas City celebrated the arrival of the daughter of Patrick Mahomes and Brittany Matthews on Sunday evening with a very cool gesture. Mahomes and Matthews announced to the world that their daughter had arrived, sharing the first photo of Sterling Skye Mahomes on Sunday afternoon.
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