TKC Late Night News Double Take

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Local Public Safety Plea . . . 

Kansas City mom asking people to slow down after losing daughter in Monday crash

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Kansas City, Missouri mom is making a plea for people to stop speeding after her daughter died in a Monday afternoon crash. Mother's Day is special for every mom but especially for Anna Hixon. "My daughter, Kayla Whitney was born on Mother's Day.

Urban Vaxx Effort Cont'd

Community group pushing to vaccinate more people on Kansas City's eastside

Kansas City's east side has some of the lowest COVID-19 vaccinations numbers in our area.But the community group Our Healthy KC Eastside is hoping to bump the area's vaccinations numbers up. "Painless, you really didn't feel anything," said Cesar Guzman, who received his first dose at the group's vaccination clinic at the W.E.B.

Community Outreach After Tragedy

After Chiefs fan dies in hit-and-run, witness urges drivers to come forward

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - It's been more than two days since a Kansas City Chiefs fan was killed outside of GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium Sunday night in a hit-and-run. The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department said two drivers ran over 66-year-old Steve Hickle during the Chiefs vs.

Near Disaster In The Dotte Today

Gas leak closes Kansas City, Kansas supermarket, two people taken to hospital

by: Brian Dulle Posted: / Updated: KANSAS CITY, Kan. - A gas leak Tuesday afternoon closed a Kansas City, Kansas supermarket and sent multiple people to the hospital. Crews with the Kansas City, Kansas Fire Department responded to a medical call just after 12 p.m.

Luxury Redux: Retail Revival?!?

Amazon taps Country Club Plaza for its first brick-and-mortar retail store in Kansas City

The first Amazon retail outlet in the Kansas City metro is in the works for the Country Club Plaza, according to a permit application filed with the city last week.

Would You Date A Pr0n Star?!?

Adult actress Riley Reid quit filming scenes with men as dating became too hard

The life of a porn star can often be glamorised, but popular adult actress Riley Reid has revealed that she had to stop filming certain scenes in order to form romantic connections outside of her work. The OnlyFans model has been open in the past about her struggles balancing the sexual activities in her career with her personal romantic life.

Right Wing Comes Out Swinging

Conservatives blast Biden's 'blatant intimidation attempt' to push his LGBTQ agenda

President Biden celebrated "Coming Out Day" on Monday with a statement expressing love and acceptance for LGBTQ people and attacking state legislators for proposing and passing "discriminatory" and "anti-LGBTQ+ bills." Conservative groups that helped formulate those bills shot back, with one group accusing Biden of engaging in "blatant intimidation" with his statement.

Many Have Money On MAGA

Opinion: Ivanka Trump almost landed one of the world's biggest jobs

Michael D'Antonio writes that former President Donald Trump's musings about appointing his daughter, Ivanka, to run the World Bank has severe implications.

Congress Kites Check

House passes bill to raise US debt ceiling through early December

The US House of Representatives gave final approval on Tuesday to a Senate-passed bill temporarily raising the government's borrowing limit to $28.9tn, putting off the risk of default at least until early December. Democrats, who narrowly control the House, maintained party discipline to pass the hard-fought, $480bn debt limit increase.

Veep Lashes Out Against History

Kamala Harris denounces European explorers for ushering in 'wave of devastation' for Native Americans

Vice President Kamala Harris denigrated the European explorers who discovered the Americas during a Tuesday speech at the National Congress of American Indians 78th Annual Convention. "Since 1934, every October, the United States has recognized the voyage of the European explorers who first landed on the shores of the Americas," said Harris.

American Symbolism Evolves

Black flag: Understanding the Trumpists' latest threatening symbol

It's an old truism that the "real bad men" (and bad women) "move in silence and violence." That's certainly true for the most dangerous and most effective of Donald Trump's allies, henchmen, henchwomen, and other followers. But for Donald Trump himself, and most of his political cult, that rule does not apply.


A record 4.3 million workers quit their jobs in August, led by food and retail industries

Job openings declined sharply in August while hiring also fell and the level of workers quitting their jobs hit the highest level since at least late-2000, the Labor Department reported Tuesday. Employment vacancies fell to 10.44 million during the month, a drop of 659,000 from July's upwardly revised 11.1 million, according to the department's Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey.

Blessing For Resistance?!?!

Military archbishop says Catholic troops can refuse Covid vaccines on religious grounds

"This circumstance raises the question of whether the vaccine's moral permissibility precludes an individual from forming a sincerely held religious belief that receiving the vaccine would violate his conscience," he wrote. "It does not." Broglio has expressed support for President Joe Biden's vaccine mandate for the military in the past - citing guidance from Pope Francis, the Holy See and the U.S.

Latest Viral Sensation

Squid Game is Netflix's biggest debut hit, reaching 111m viewers worldwide

Dystopian South Korean drama Squid Game has become Netflix's most popular series ever, drawing 111 million fans since its debut less than four weeks ago, the streaming service said Tuesday. The unprecedented global viral hit imagines a macabre world in which marginalised people are pitted against one another in traditional children's games.

Second Act Deconstructed

Dave Chappelle's Betrayal

You ever hear the one about the famous Black comedian who disappeared when he realized the white people watching him were laughing a little too hard and likely for the wrong reasons?

Hottie Variety Sells Merch

Emily Ratajkowski, Cindy Crawford, Vanessa Hudgens, and more stun in lingerie for Rihanna's Savage runway show

Many celebrity friends of Rihanna walked in her third Savage X Fenty show that premiered Friday in Los Angeles on Amazon Prime. Former supermodel Cindy Crawford, 55, opened the show in a jewel-toned dress with a keyhole in the front and a thigh-high slit. She walked down a spiral staircase as Jade Novah sang.

Old School Tribute Bust Out

Emmy Rossum rocks a platinum blonde wig on the set of Angelyne

Emmy Rossum was seen working on the Los Angeles set of the upcoming bioseries Angelyne on Tuesday afternoon. The Shameless actress, 35, was nearly unrecognizable while costumed to appear like the eponymous pop culture icon, whose image appeared on billboards all over Hollywood in the 1980s.

Piggy Promo On Local Affiliate

Actor and KC native Eric Stonestreet works to dispel the myths of pig farming

Yes, that Eric Stonestreet. The former pig farmer turned actor Stonestreet grew up in Kansas City on a farm. He is plenty familiar with pigs."Wyandotte County Fair was a big thing in my life every year, going to the fair and spending the night at the fair with my friends," Stonestreet said.

Healthy Upgrade For Hospital

Saint Luke's Health System raises minimum wage again

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - For the second straight year, Saint Luke's Health System has announced an increase to its minimum wage. Saint Luke's will pay its frontline employees a minimum of $17.50 per hour, effective the first pay period in November. The health system announced a minimum-wage increase to $15 an hour last November.

The Dotte Remains A Dump

Wyandotte County residents can get rid of trash piling up on these two days

by: Mike Coutee Posted: / Updated: KANSAS CITY, Kan. - The Unified Government's Public Works Department is hosting a community's first Dumpster Days on Oct. 22 and 23. Residents can head to the parking lot of the former Kmart at 7836 State Ave. in Kansas City, Kansas, from 8 a.m.

Elon Error Or Middle-Class Mistake?!?

Tesla crashes into Olathe business Tuesday afternoon

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A car crashed into an empty Olathe business Tuesday afternoon near West 151st Street and Lone Elm Road. A Tesla with two women in the car drove into Ariel Infrastructure Services, according to an Olathe Fire Department spokesperson. The business was empty at the time.

Autumn Cool Down Underway

Increasing clouds tonight, lows in the 60s


And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . . Hopefully, we'll have more for the morning update . . . STAY TUNED!!!