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OLATHE, KS (KCTV) -- Around 10 a.m. Sunday, downed power lines caused I-35 to shut down near the Sante Fe exit in Olathe. Both north and south bound traffic was diverted onto side roads so that crews could clear the road. The road was reopened about 30 minutes later, but power wasn't immediately restored to the area.
Kansas City Burnout Aftermath
OLATHE, Kan. -- Olathe police have shut down both directions of I-35 near Santa Fe Street due to downed power lines over the interstate. Police are working with Evergy to repair the downed lines and do not currently have an estimated time of when it will re-open.
Show-Me Latest COVID Vaxx Numbers
Here are the latest COVID-19 updates around the Kansas City metro area, and in Kansas and Missouri.What you need to know:The Kansas Department of Health and Environment said Friday the state has 327,267 confirmed cases of COVID-19, and there have been 5,239 deaths since the outbreak started.
Rock Chalk Collective Winning
TOPEKA, Kan. - Kansas labor unions are rising up in support of the "PRO Act," a sweeping labor reform bill that's moving through Congress. Labor union leaders joined in an ongoing strike held by Frito-Lay workers in Topeka on Friday. The company produces popular snacks, like Doritos and Cheetos.
When Victoria's Secret's three-story flagship in midtown Manhattan reopens at the end of July, it will be scrubbed of any evidence of its former pride and joy: the Victoria's Secret Angels.
Promised Land On Earth
The Vatican has released information on its real estate holdings for the first time, revealing it owns more than 5,000 properties, as part of its most detailed financial disclosures ever. The information released on Saturday was contained in two documents - a consolidated financial statement for 2020 for the Holy See and the first ever public budget for the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See (Apsa).
Top Doc Sends Warning
Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday that the US is "going in the wrong direction" as the number of Covid-19 cases continues to rise, particularly among unvaccinated Americans.
Cynicism Grips Americans
As President Joe Biden completed 100 days in office, the country was optimistic about the coming year, but now, just after hitting the six-month mark, Americans' optimism about the direction of the country has plummeted nearly 20 points, a new ABC News/Ipsos poll finds.
Life Or Death Choice Confronts Nation
States have also enacted the most restrictions in any single year since 1973, when Roe v. Wade was decided, according to the Guttmacher Institute, an abortion-rights research organization. This year, many of the laws ban abortion at a certain point in pregnancy, for a specific reason, or altogether.
Ginger Prince Rebuked
Nearly 2 months after the birth of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle 's daughter ... she's still MIA from the official Royal line of succession. Lilibet Diana Mountbatten-Windsor was born June 4 and would seem to make her 8th in line for the throne ...
Teachable Moment For Parents
A donation to The Beacon goes beyond the newsroom. We amplify community voices, share resources and investigate systems, not just symptoms. The Beacon in your inbox. In-depth reporting delivered every Tuesday and Thursday morning. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect how some school boards conduct their meetings, while in other districts things are returning to normal.
Cash For Summer Jobs
A community's most impactful investment is in its youth, Mayor Quinton Lucas said Friday during a media event for the Working for Youth anti-violence and youth employment initiative. In April, the mayor's office announced a partnership with KC Common Good , and Entrepreneurship KC to establish the Working for Youth program that would train and employ teens most at risk of violence in Kansas City.
Quick Break From The Heat
Hide Transcript Show Transcript HOT IT IS OUTSIDE IT IS AND TODAY WON'T BE AS HOT AS I'M NOT SAYING IT'S GOING TO BE A NICE COOL DAY, BUT YOU WIL NLOT HAVE THE TRIPLE DIGIT 104 DEGREE HEAT INDEX LIKE IT DID YESTERDAY AFTERNOON A LITTLE BIT ACTIVITY TONHE RADAR THOUGH THIS MORNING EARLY THIS MORNING BEFORE SUNRISE.
Aretha Franklin - I Say A Little Prayer is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .