Kansas City Thursday News Turnaround

Tonight CLASSIC CANDICE and her glam good life inspires our peek at pop culture, community news and top headlines.

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Kansas City Talks Trash

Local organization trying to help tackle Kansas City's flooding and trash Issue

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- "The highway corridors of America are some of the most trashy corridors that we have," says Kristin Riott the executive director of Bridging the Gap. That's why she wasn't really surprised when we showed her video of Wednesday afternoon's flooding on Interstate 35 and how MODOT says the cause was because of trash backing up the drainage system.


Cowtown Loves Boozing On The Run

Kansas City restaurants applaud making cocktails-to-go permanent

by: John Pepitone Posted: / Updated: KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Helping bars and restaurants hurt by the pandemic is the goal behind a new law that makes cocktails-to-go permanent in the Show-Me State. Some say it may take years for bars and restaurants to fully recover from the impact the virus has had on our economy.


Talking NextGen Crime & Punishment

Kansas City, Missouri, leaders discuss reducing violent crime among youth

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The increased violence in South Kansas City is all too real for Elon Freeman. "I recently lost a loved one to violence," Freeman said. "She was only 17 years old. We're not sure as to everything that has happened, and we wish that the case would get solved.


Tucker Case Throwback

Prairie Village man skips sentencing for debt selling scam

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A federal judge issued an arrest warrant Thursday for a Kansas man who skipped his sentencing for a debt selling scam that involved millions of dollars. Joel Tucker, of Prairie Village, pleaded guilty last year to criminal counts of transporting stolen money, bankruptcy fraud and tax evasion.


Candice Steals The Show

Candice Swanepoel dons a figure-clinching cream gown at Cannes

Candice Swanepoel wore a figure-clinching cream number to strut along the red carpet at Wednesday's Cannes Film Festival day two. Joining the likes of Diane Kruger, Eva Herzigov√° and Andie Macdowell for a screening of French drama Tout S'est Bien Passe (Everything Went Well in English), Candice, 32, stunned in the backless dress as it hugged her lithe figure.


Prez Talks Crusade End Game

Biden changes end of US combat mission in Afghanistan from Sept. 11 to Aug. 31

President Biden said U.S. troops will be out of Afghanistan sooner than his original Sept. 11 deadline, telling reporters Thursday U.S. forces will be home by Aug. 31. The president pushed back on some congressional calls to remain in the Middle Eastern nation as the Taliban gains in strength.


MAGA To Take The Stand?!?!

Trump deposition? 45 braces as Trump Org case takes twist

Trump's legal woes are skyrocketing. His lawyers promoting litigation to overturn the election now face sanctions hearings in Michigan for making false claims in court filings. Trump also plans to sit for a deposition in his social media lawsuit as the criminal probe into his namesake company continues.


Democratic Party Infighting Erupts Against ‘Woke’ Movement

Dems are losing the multiracial working class on basic lifestyle issues

The Democrats have a problem: They have run away from their core voters. And they are beginning to notice and worry. Lefty blogger Kevin Drum noted this recently. He observes that Republicans have moved slightly to the right, but Democrats have moved way, way to the left on social issues.


Serving Social Justice

HEINZ Is Fighting for Equal Packs of Hot Dog Wieners and Buns

Heinz is looking to rectify an age-old conundrum of the disparity between the number of hot dogs and hot dog buns - wieners come in packs of ten while buns in eight. While there is a historical reason for the unequal number, where butchers in the '40s had 1.6 ounces of meat as the ideal weight for distribution.


Old School Get Rail

Historic Big Boy locomotive returning to parts of Kansas City metro in August

by: Brian Dulle Posted: / Updated: KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Union Pacific's Big Boy No. 4014 is making its way across the country next month and will be stopping temporarily at locations across the Kansas City metro. This is the first tour since the locomotive was restored for 2019's "Great Race" tours celebrating the 150th anniversary of the transcontinental railroad's completion.


Happy Rock Auto Turnaround

Some used cars are selling for more than new models

GLADSTONE, MO (KCTV) -- The conventional wisdom on car buying is that used cars offer better value than new. But due to a low inventory in both the new and pre-owned market, that might not be the case for every car.


Steamy Summer Arrives

Friday will hot, humid; storms possible late

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