For early morning readers . . . More than a few quick hits concerning community news, pop culture and top headlines . . .
Check TKC news gathering . . .Delivering Supplies To Fight Pandemic
KEARNEY, Mo. - Taking the idea of a milkman to the next level, Shatto Home Delivery offers not only Shatto Milk and local groceries to doorsteps but masks and COVID-19 home testing kits, too.
EPIC PAYOUT UNDERWAY!!!
The Unified Government of Kansas City, Kansas and Wyandotte County will pay over $813,000 to its outgoing administrator, who left his role three weeks after new Mayor Tyrone Garner was sworn in. The Unified Government announced Douglas Bach would be retiring from his role in late December, but according to a separation agreement obtained by KCUR, he indicated his intent to retire on Dec.
Show-Me Jeff City Agenda
Hide Transcript Show Transcript WE JUST HEARD FROM MISSOURI LAWMAKERS. LET'S BREAK DNOW THEIR COMMENTS AND WHAT TO EXPECT IN JEFF CITY WITH OUR ROUND TABLE OF JOURNALISTS. WELCOME AGAIN, KMBC9 POLITICAL REPORTER MICHEAL MAHONEYND A BRIAN ELLISON HOST CONTRIBUTOR WITH KCUR FIRST OFF REPUBLICANS BECAUSE OF RESIGNATIONS AND SOME POLITICAL APPOINTMENTS ARE NOW JUST SHY OF THE VOTES.
Flyover Country Legislation Look
The 2022 legislative sessions have begun in Kansas and Missouri, with issues such as abortion, taxes, education and redistricting at the top of the to-do lists. We'll break down what to expect from state lawmakers on both sides of the border.
Police Note Shared
KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) --- The Kansas City, KS., Police Department is looking for an individual in reference to a kidnapping. Police say the kidnapping happened on Jan. 1, 2022 in the area of 10th Street and Central Avenue. Anyone with information is asked to contact the KCKPD Detective Bureau at 913-573-6012.
Dealing With Vlad
U.S. and Russian officials are gathering in Geneva on Monday to kick-off a series of high-stakes talks as tensions remain higher than ever over Ukraine. Russia has been building up its military presence at its border with Ukraine in recent months, leading to concerns that Russia President Vladimir Putin is planning on invading the country.
Supreme COVID Mistake?!?
CDC Director Rochelle Walensky on Sunday corrected claims made by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, who said Friday that "we have over 100,000 children, which we've never had before, in serious condition, and many on ventilators." Walensky explained on a segment of Fox News Sunday that though pediatric hospitalizations have been rising, numbers are still "about 15-fold less" than for older age groups.
Welcome New Friends To Ballot Box
More than 800,000 non-citizens and "Dreamers" could vote in New York City municipal elections as early as next year, after Mayor Eric Adams allowed legislation to become law on Sunday. Opponents have vowed to challenge the law, which the city council approved a month ago.
Gift Of Life Needed
In light of National Blood Donor Month this January, 13 state representatives from Kansas and Missouri kicked off the #GiveLifeKC campaign. In partnership with the Community Blood Center, state leaders are hoping to spread awareness about the dire need for blood donations and recruit more donors.
Wild Card Considerations
It wasn't always pretty - and it was more difficult than it should have been - but the Kansas City Chiefs pulled out a 28-24 win against the Denver Broncos on Saturday, making some huge plays when it mattered the most. There were some frustrating flashbacks to early-season defensive struggles - and some penalties that could have been costly.
Walking Tour In The Dotte
For years, residents have heard they're getting more green space, walking trails and projects to preserve their rich history. Now, community groups and the Unified Government are planning a trail and green infrastructure connecting Kaw Point to the Quindaro Townsite.
Somewhat Warmer Week
A cold front moved through overnight, and a north wind has been rather gusty in its wake. Our temperatures are falling through the 20s this morning and wind chills are in the single digits. We'll get some sunshine later this morning and afternoon, but our warmup will be limited by the colder and drier air mass that moved in.
Alok - Sky High is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.