Kansas City Midweek Morning News Brush Up

Cindy Crawford's daughter is 19 and taking the fashion world by storm. Her family biz goodness inspires this peek at pop culture, community news and top headlines.

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KCPD Keep Peace

Overnight standoff ends peacefully

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - UPDATE: Police say the standoff was resolved peacefully and the man involved was taken to a local hospital. PREVIOUS: The Kansas City Police Department is on the scene of a standoff in the area of 92 Highway and North Winan Avenue.

Health Check New Normal

Contact tracing and quarantining still likely in schools this fall

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV)-- Many things about next school year are still up in the air, but we know the virus will still be around. Therefore, we can still expect contact tracing and mandatory quarantine in schools.

Foodies Serve Comeback

Kansas City restaurants reopen after closing due to challenges of the pandemic

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Several local restaurants in the Kansas City metro are reopening their doors after being forced to close due to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Brandon Strick, owner of The Westside Local, had to mourn the loss of his business two separate times in 2020, once in March and again December.

Fashionistas Share Ink

Kaia Gerber and her friend have tattoos of each other's boobs

Forget friendship bracelets, Kaia Gerber has friendship tattoos. In an interview with Vogue for the magazine's June/July 2021 cover story, the 19-year-old model opened up about the many matching tattoos she's gotten with her friend Charlotte Lawrence.

Chinese Vaxx Fast

Fear over fresh Covid-19 outbreaks sees China vaccinate 100 million people in nine days

As vaccination hesitancy slows inoculation rates in some Western countries, China is going into overdrive.

Life Fight Persists

'Huge numbers' of abortion cases heading to Supreme Court to test limits of Roe v. Wade

WASHINGTON - When Donald Trump was running for president in 2016 he promised to put the Supreme Court on a path to "automatically" overturn the decades-old precedent in Roe v. Wade establishing a woman's constitutional right to abortion.

Plagued By Doubt

Mask controversy spurs CDC to rethink its pandemic response

The loss of two longtime CDC leaders combined with Walensky's reshaping of the Covid-19 response is solidifying the CDC chief's power, giving her control over some of the most critical policy conversations related to the pandemic. The changes she has madeare also reinforcing her agency's independence from the White House.

Tech Cash Crunched?!?

Bitcoin price falls on China crypto warning

Bitcoin's price fell more than 10% early Wednesday after the China Banking Association warned members of risks associated with digital currencies. The crypotocurrency fell to below 39,000, per Bitcoin, before a rebound to $40,212.

Sound Of NextGen

Rise And Shine, Japanese Breakfast

Japanese Breakfast's third studio album, Jubilee, opens with a sunrise. The song "Paprika," bursting forth with blazing horns and pittering drums, is a hearty greeting to the album, delivered with the zeal of a theme park's marching band and led by the impassioned cries of frontwoman Michelle Zauner.

Burger Revival Served Up

Whataburger's plan to redevelop former Winstead's in Blue Springs clears another hurdle

by: Heidi Schmidt Posted: / Updated: BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. - Whataburger's plans to open a franchise in Blue Springs continued to move forward. Tuesday night, members of the Blue Springs city council approved Whataburger's request for a vacation of utility easement at the site of the former Winstead's building.

Prayer For Northeast

St. Anthony breaks ground on new prayer garden

Abby Hoover Managing Editor St. Anthony Parish at 309 Benton Blvd. broke ground on the morning of Friday, May 14, on its much anticipated prayer garden. The parish has been working toward a prayer garden since before the pandemic began. "We were thinking to beautify this space, but also to have a meaningful place for people to pray," Fr.

One More Midweek Forecast

Your Storm Track 5 Daily Forecast

I hope you enjoyed a mild and quiet Tuesday because you'll need to break out your rain gear again very soon. Overcast skies this evening may bring a few widely scattered showers and a few thunderstorms to our area followed by even better rain chances overnight.

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