Remember that during the "glory days" of the Kansas City Royals . . . Pop diva Lorde penned a global hit that was inspired by a local baller and served as something of a cowtown anthem. Nowadays she's forced to show a bit of skin to get attention and her latest publicity stunt inspires our latest peek at pop culture, community news and top headlines.
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - KC Water customers currently are unable to make payments online or over the phone. The water company said in a tweet Thursday afternoon that it is "experiencing a computer problem" preventing the completion of payments. KC Water is currently experiencing a computer problem that is preventing customers from making online and phone payments.
Kansas Guv. Calls Out Leakers
Former Republican Gov. Jeff Colyer says the Johnson County Election Office isn't doing enough to protect him after it accidentally disclosed his Social Security number to a political research firm. Colyer is running for governor in 2022, with Attorney General Derek Schmidt also seeking the GOP nomination.
Show-Me Stimmy Running Out
JEFFERSON CITY, MO. (KCTV) - Saturday marks the end of the federal unemployment benefit for jobless Missourians. Governor Mike Parson announced the move last month, claiming the benefits "have incentivized people to stay out of the workforce."
Golden Ghetto Sinking Feeling
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A sinkhole buckled pavement Thursday afternoon and forced the closure of a two-block stretch of Quivira Road in Lenexa. The 8-inch main line split along a 4-foot section of underground pipe, according to a spokesperson for Water One. The break caused southbound Quirvira Road to be closed from West 97th to West 99th streets.
Photo by Steve Granitz/Getty Images The singer's cheeky new "Solar Power" artwork got the meme treatment from Twitter. On Monday, June 7, a simple update to Lorde's website nearly broke the internet.
THE JERK COMES BACK!!!
CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin apologised on Thursday for masturbating on a work Zoom call with The New Yorker magazine, where he was a staff writer before departing over the incident.
Everybody Loves Prez Biden
America's reputation on the global stage appears to have had a significant rebound since former President Donald Trump left office and President Joe Biden became the commander in chief, according to a Pew Research Study released on Thursday.
KCPD Save Suicidal Lady
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) --- Police are in a standoff with an armed individual in the 4500 block of Pennsylvania. Police say the party is suicidal in nature. It's recommended to stay away from the area. This is a developing story. Stay tuned to KCTV5 News for more.
End Of An Era
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City, Missouri, Parks and Recreation Director Terry Rynard said Thursday she plans to retire from her position effective July 5. Rynard, who has been a part of the department dating back to her teenage years, said she plans to take advantage of a retirement package offered by the city.
Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid is clearing the air regarding why he emerged for the final day of OTAs with an interesting accessory: a cane. FOX4's Harold Kuntz posted footage of Reid using the cane while conversing with quarterback Patrick Mahomes and other players during Thursday's training session.
Footballers Get Slick
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Big Slick Virtually Talented Show is just a few days away, and the charity event has added even more celebrities and athletes to its star-studded lineup. Kansas City-area natives David Koechner, Paul Rudd, Rob Riggle, Jason Sudeikis and Eric Stonetreet host the event every year.
Expect Steamy Kansas City
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And this is the OPEN THREAD for tonight.