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Community Celebrates MLK Legacy With Good Deeds

Hundreds participate in Harvesters Day of Service on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Hundreds of people spent the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday volunteering their time at Harvesters in Kansas City, Missouri. "It's MLK Day obviously, so it's a day on, not a day off. It's a national day of service," Americorp member Brianna Green said.

Tech Help After Tragedy

Family sets up GoFundMe page for Independence man killed on Amtrak train

by: Mike Coutee Posted: / Updated: KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The family of Richie T. Aaron Jr, who was killed Friday on the Amtrak train has set up a GoFundMe page to help pay for funeral expenses. Aaron died in a shooting on the train around 9:15 p.m.

Locals Cope With COVID

As schools cancel class due to COVID-19, daycares figure out how to take more kids

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Some families across the Kansas City area are having to scramble for childcare as schools called off class last week and now this week. Staffing shortages due to COVID-19 forced the Kansas City, Kansas, and Olathe school districts to cancel classes for Tuesday and Wednesday.

More Deets On Monday Gunfire

Kansas City police investigate 2 shooting deaths overnight

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Kansas City police are investigating two shootings deaths from Sunday night into Monday morning, one of which they are classifying as a homicide. Officers were called around 11 p.m. Sunday to Saida Street and North Drury Avenue on a reported shooting.

Fleshing Out More Biz

Fareway Meat Market planning two new locations in Kansas City area

Fareway Stores Inc. is gearing up to open its second and third locations in the Kansas City metro. The Iowa-based grocery company revealed more details about its planned Fareway Meat Market store in Kansas City, off Highway 152 and North Shoal Creek Valley Drive.

Hottie Hit With Surprise Good News

SI Swimsuit model Danielle Herrington 'had no idea' she was pregnant during photoshoot: 'Pure shock'

Danielle Herrington had no idea she was pregnant while posing for Sports Illustrated Swimsuit. Four days after wrapping her photoshoot in January, the 28-year-old learned she was expecting her first child. "I was honestly in shock," the model told PEOPLE (the TV Show!) on Thursday. "It was like pure shock and a little terrified.

Life Only Getting Tougher For Prez

Another midterm worry for Biden White House: probes and impeachment attempts

The U.S. midterm elections are some 10 months away, but President Joe Biden's administration and allies already foresee a possible scenario in which Republicans take the House of Representatives, the Senate, or both, and launch a series of investigations and attempts to impeach the president.

Progs Seek Payback

The Trump Org Stiffed a Hotel. His Kids May Pay the Price.

Former President Donald Trump and his family company have a long history of stiffing contractors, but there's one bill they almost certainly wish they had paid. Ahead of the 2017 presidential inauguration, the Trump Organization reserved a block of rooms at the Loews Madison Hotel.


Chuck Schumer's Georgia voting 'tall tale' shows desperation to avoid primary challenge from AOC: WSJ

The Wall Street Journal editorial board called out Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., Friday for attempting to mislead Americans over certain aspects of Georgia's changed voting rules. In a Friday editorial, the board argued his citing of Georgia's election laws as a tool of voter suppression "didn't survive cursory inspection," and were part of him "desperately" trying to avoid a primary challenge by " Squad" member Rep.

Trading Partner Probz

China's economy grew 4% in the last quarter of 2021

China's GDP grew at the slowest pace in one and half years in the fourth quarter, as a deepening property crisis, renewed Covid outbreaks, and the government's insistence on strict control measures added to concerns on an already slowing economy.

Faith Community Crisis Postscript 

What it was like inside the Colleyville, Texas, synagogue during the 11-hour hostage standoff

It started like most any Saturday for members of Congregation Beth Israel.

Smarty Pants Forgets Truth

'Virtual reality is genuine reality' so embrace it, says US philosopher

t is hard to imagine humans spending their lives in virtual reality when the experience amounts to waving your arms about in the middle of the lounge with a device the size of a house brick strapped to your face. But this is where humanity is heading, says the philosopher David Chalmers, who argues for embracing the fate.


Porn star who claims she can 'talk to Devil' has paralysed face after 53 ops

A SATANIC porn star who claims she can "talk to the Devil" has suffered a paralysed face after undergoing 53 ops. Playboy model Sabrina Sabrok, 45, suffered paralysis on the right side of her face due to using too much botox and lip filler.

Good Times Amid Downfall

Tiffany Trump Shares Photos from 2021 White House Engagement as Dad's Administration Ended in Chaos

Former President Donald Trump's daughter on Sunday shared photos from the moment when boyfriend Michael Boulos became her fiancé with a $1.2-million diamond ring proposal in the White House Rose Garden. "A year ago this precious moment happened," Tiffany's mom, Marla Maples (President Trump's second ex-wife), wrote on her own Instagram.

Show-Me Helping Hand

MO COVID-19 task force releases final recommendations to help small businesses

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Missouri's Show Me Strong Recovery Task Force, a group created by Gov. Mike Parson to assess the recovery of small businesses, has released its final report. The report makes recommendations that the task force believes will help small businesses recover from struggles brought by COVID-19.

Captives Pose For Camera

Kansas City Zoo shares cute photos of animals enjoying Chiefs game day

While KMBC has always been partial to a Chiefs Fur Baby Friday, The Kansas City zoo went with something a little more exotic. The KC Zoo shared a bunch of adorable pictures Sunday of several animals enjoying some special Chiefs game day snacks. The fun definitely didn't stop there!

Bandwagon Requires Merch

Their exclusive Chiefs hoodies sold out in less than three hours; How you can snag a tee before it's too late

Chiefs playoffs tickets might be the hottest-selling item in town, but there's a close second. Check out a photo gallery from MADE MOBB's release party with the Kansas City Chiefs to celebrate the streetwear brand's limited edition postseason collection. Few pieces remain after Sunday's game.

Serving Up Collectivism

2 new KC restaurants hope to give workers bigger voice

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The pandemic hit the restaurant history hard, and moving forward, a few faces familiar with Kansas City's restaurant scene hope two new concepts can offer employees a chance to be a part of something different. The Manaia Collective will include two new restaurants at 20th and Main streets in Kansas City, Missouri.

Low Expectations Prove Delicious

Whataburger to be officially welcomed to Kansas City metro

by: Heidi Schmidt Posted: / Updated: LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. - The time has finally arrived. After Whataburger fans sat in hours-long lines and broke a sales record, Lee's Summit and Independence plan to make it official. Whataburger plans to hold ribbon-cutting ceremonies at its Lee's Summit and Independence restaurant locations.

Weather This Week

Warmer Monday and Tuesday, cold front arrives Wednesday

Bitter cold temperatures expected Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

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