Kansas City Sunday News Stand: Faith, Fauci & Fight For Life

Right now hottie Sara inspires us to take a moment and check out of beautiful & angelic surroundings. Accordingly, we check pop culture, community news and top headlines for Sunday . . .

Check-it . . .

Celebrate Community Acts Of Love

Giving Thanks for a Faith Leader Unafraid to Confront 'Burdens'

I first met the Rev. Eric D. Williams at least 30 years ago. "When I had hair," he joked in a recent conversation. At the time, the AIDS epidemic was crushing Kansas City and I was active in an AIDS ministry at my church.

Today's Tragedy To The North

Gladstone police investigating fatal apartment fire

GLADSTONE, MO (KCTV) -- A man has died after an apartment fire in Gladstone, and officials are investigating the incident. According to Gladstone PD, fire fighters responded to reports of smoke in the 2500 block of NE 63rd Place around 8 p.m. Saturday. While investigating, they found an unresponsive person in an apartment.

Kansas City Community Outreach

Family of hit-and-run victim ask for public's help

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) --- Sophia Broadway's family said she left her home near Troost on Oct. 27 and never returned. KCPD said Broadway is the victim of a hit and run at the corner of 82 nd and Troost.

For Our Furry Friends Who Never Paid Kansas City Money They Promised . . . 

212: KC Pet Project prepares for the holidays

On this week's episode of the Northeast Newscast we're joined by Tori Fugate, Chief Communication Officer for KC Pet Project at the Kansas City Campus for Animal Care. She's here to tell us more about their foster and adoption event this week, and tips for anyone considering rescuing a pet around the holidays.

Local Super Hero Honored

Why Was There A Special Kansas City Chiefs Spider-Man Comic Book?

In the latest Comic Book Legends Revealed, see whether Marvel really made a special Kansas City Chiefs edition of a Spider-Man comic book to honor Andre Rison. Welcome to Comic Book Legends Revealed! This is the eight hundred and eighteenth installment where we examine three comic book legends and determine whether they are true or false.

Sometimes The Angels Lose

Model Sara Sampaio lists NYC pad for $60K loss

Now's your chance to be a model resident. Model Sara Sampaio's East Village loft is now on the market for $3.45 million - less than the $3.51 million she paid for the property in 2018. It had been asking $3.89 million last year with a different brokerage.

Top Doc Claps Back

Fauci says lies, threats are 'noise'

's chief medical adviser, , said in an interview broadcast Sunday that lies and threats against him are "noise." "Anybody who spins lies and threatens and all that theater that goes on with some of the investigations and the congressional committees and the [Sen.]

Fauci Talks Fate

Fauci says the omicron variant will inevitably appear in the U.S.

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease doctor and the president's chief medical adviser, said on Sunday that it's inevitable that the omicron variant of the coronavirus will be detected in the U.S. While no cases of the variant have been detected in the U.S.

Second Opinion . . . 

South African doctor says omicron variant symptoms 'unusual but mild'

The South African doctor who first alerted authorities to the presence of the COVID-19 omicron variant reported that it presents "unusual but mild" symptoms. Dr. Angelique Coetzee, a board member of the South African Medical Association, first noticed otherwise healthy patients demonstrating unusual symptoms on Nov. 18.

Supreme Fight Awaits

John Roberts' long history with abortion and Roe v. Wade

Since his first job as a young lawyer in Washington, John Roberts' work has been entangled with Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that gave women a right to end a pregnancy.

Iran From Compromise?!?

Iran nuclear talks are starting again. A lot has changed, and here's what's at stake

Talks to revive the Iran nuclear deal begin again Monday in Vienna. It'll be the seventh round of meetings between the United States, Iran, European powers and China but the first in nearly six months. And a lot has happened since the last round to raise the stakes for any deal.

Fans Fund Faith

Dallas Jenkins Says Jesus Show is Just the Ticket During Pandemic

Play video content TMZ.com Dallas Jenkins says his show about Jesus isn't the same old, same old we've seen done time and again -- and as Christmas nears ... his latest installment might just be what everyone needs as we exit the pandemic.

First Son Earns EPIC Cash

'More money than God:' Chinese titan lavished Hunter Biden with 3-carat gem, offer of $30 million

The Biden family offered their services to a huge, Chinese-government-linked energy consortium to expand its business around the world. How do we know? Because of hundreds of emails documenting the deal found on Hunter Biden's laptop, left in a Delaware repair shop in April 2019.

White House Silent On Chowder

Biden clams up when Nantucket business owner challenges him to name his favorite chowder

As America feasted over Thanksgiving, President Biden visited New England for the holiday and was asked to choose a side on clam chowder: New England or Manhattan. "Do you prefer Manhattan or New England Clam Chowder?" Sean Dew, co-founder of Nantucket store TownPool, asked Biden on Saturday. "I don't like either," Biden responded.

The Butt Of The Joke Exposed

Madonna is trolled by 50 Cent for trying to 'do like a virgin' at 63

MADONNA has been trolled by 50 Cent on Instagram for trying to "do like a virgin" in her risque butt photos. The 63-year-old left little to the imagination in her latest Instagram post. The outspoken rapper, 46, shared his opinion on the risque photoshoot, where Madonna exposed her butt and nipples.

East Side Building Community

Harris Park brings performing arts to urban core with indoor stage, theater group

Chris Harris started changing his community by cleaning up a patch of land across the street from his childhood home and opened Harris Park at the corner of 40th and Wayne in 1998, with a basketball court and local tournaments for kids.

Drawing Future For The Dotte

KCK man makes it a mission to beautify his community through art

KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) --- "My mother told me to paint the town and I told her 'okay', I hope this is what she meant," says artist Lucky Easterwood. Ever since 1996 Easterwood has been painting his murals all around KCK. "My first mural was on 7th and Quindaro and the title was "something to live for"," says Easterwood.

Tasty Cowtown Tour Debuts

Ready to cook this winter? Indulge in an international spice tour of Kansas City

This story was first published in KCUR's Creative Adventure newsletter. You can sign up to receive stories like this in your inbox every Tuesday. As the temperature descends and our sunlit hours decrease, there's a wealth of traditional foods that keep us cozy and generate warm memories year after year.

Golden Ghetto Pays For Head Check

Johnson County approves $1.9 million in grants to expand mental health services

Mental health services in Johnson County got a big boost from grant money recently, making it possible for county commissioners to add more than 14 full time equivalent positions in a variety of capacities.

Katie Shares Forecast

Warm and dry week to ring in December


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