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KCPD Resolve Crisis

Police: Attempted armed robbery turns into standoff in Kansas City, suspect in custody

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) ---An attempted armed robbery led to a standoff in Kansas City, police say. The standoff is in the area of the 900 block of Park Avenue. Police responded there around 12:15 p.m. on a report of an armed residential robbery.

Tribute To Local Front Line

KCPD honors 21 officers for their assistance and life-saving measures

Photos by KCPD The Kansas City Police Department honored 21 of its officers with Life-Saving and Meritorious Service Awards, Certificates of Commendation and Distinguished Service Medals during a December 7 ceremony at its Police Academy. Many of their actions put their own lives in great danger.

Airport Powers Up

Momentum installs wireless charging for buses at Kansas City Airport - electrive.com

The Kansas City Aviation Authority is investing in an inductive charging system for electric buses at Kansas City International Airport. Momentum Dynamics will provide the charging solution to charge the buses when the new terminal opens in early 2023. Two 300 kilowatt (kW) wireless inductive cha

Rock Chalk Help For The Troops

Sen. Moran will continue working to support Fort Riley in 2022

Sen. Jerry Moran noted on Saturday it's the goal of his office in 2022 to continue the effort, as it has been the past two years, to ensure that Fort Riley could be a location for any future 1st Infantry Division third brigade, "a place that the Department of Defense, the Department of the Army decides that if there is going to be a third brigade that it would be at Fort Riley.

Show-Me New Session Starting

Lawmakers return to Jeff City this week. Here's what to watch

JEFFERSON CITY - Lawmakers return to the capital city Wednesday for their last regular session before the November elections, with debates in store over congressional redistricting, abortion, school curricula, vaccine mandates and more. The GOP-controlled Legislature will move fast on new boundaries for Missouri's eight congressional districts, said Senate President Pro Tem Dave Schatz, R-Sullivan.

Hipster Drinkers Share Love

Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo Talk Travel and Starting a Tequila Brand Together

The Maroon 5 singer and Victoria's Secret beauty's company, Calirosa, specializes in pink tequila. Even though a tequila cocktail while on vacation in Mexico sounds like the epitome of relaxation, the scenario became a business venture for Maroon 5 singer Adam Levine and Victoria's Secret beauty Behati Prinsloo.

Prez Biden Issues Ultimatum

Biden tells Ukraine that U.S. will 'respond decisively' if Russia further invades -White House

WILMINGTON, De., Jan 2 (Reuters) - U.S. President Joe Biden on Sunday told Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy the United States and its allies will "respond decisively" if Russia further invades Ukraine, the White House said in a statement.

First Daughter Talking Point

Jan. 6 panel has 'firsthand testimony' that Ivanka asked Trump to intervene during riot, Cheney says

The House panel investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot has testimony that then-President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump asked him to intervene as his supporters ransacked the home of Congress, Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., said Sunday. "We have firsthand testimony now that he was sitting in the dining room next to the Oval Office, watching the attack.

COVID Hits Defense Dept.

Defense Secretary Austin says he has tested positive for Covid-19

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has tested positive for Covid-19 and is exhibiting "mild" symptoms, according to a statement from him released by the Defense Department on Sunday.

MAGA Comeback Underway

2024 Watch: Trump enters 2022 as clear frontrunner for next GOP presidential nomination

Former President Donald Trump begins the new year in the same political position he ended the old year - as hands down the most popular and influential politician in the GOP. With just over 10 months to go until the starting gun in the next race for the White House, Trump remains the overwhelming front-runner in the hunt for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination.

SecState Not Helping?!?

Hillary Clinton warns Democrats against far-left turn before 2022 midterms

Former secretary of state and 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton appeared to single out progressive lawmakers for criticism in a recent interview, warning that an inability to "get things done" could cost Democrats the House and Senate in next year's midterm elections.

Vaxx In US Territory Questioned

COVID-19 cases spike in Puerto Rico despite widespread vaccination

After a superspreader concert and gatherings throughout the holiday season, a surge of COVID-19 infections overwhelmed Puerto Rico despite a successful vaccination campaign in the U.S. territory. Following a Bad Bunny concert of about 60,000 people, roughly 2,000 people contracted the virus.

Cash For Plague Fakers

Fake Vaccine Card Sales a Booming Business as Omicron Surges

Fake vaccine cards are selling like crazy ... and demand has shot up over the past few weeks, smack in the middle of the omicron surge. First of all, this is terrible, and if it's not a crime ... it should be. The cards are going for around $250 ...

Double Team Rising

China and Russia Military Cooperation Raises Prospect of New Challenge to American Power

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese leader Xi Jinping oversaw an ambitious joint military exercise in China this summer, which along with reported collaborations in aviation, undersea and hypersonic-weapons technology point to a solidifying defense alignment, according to military analysts. U.S.

Mexican Ladies Fight For Rights

'It was civil war': photographing Mexico's women's rights protests

n 8 March 2021, women across the world took part in protests to mark International Women's Day. In Mexico, there is an added poignancy to the annual event, as at least 10 women are murdered in the country each day; in 2021 the date was was marred by additional violence.

El Papa Talks Bright Side

Pope on new year: Pandemic is hard, but focus on the good

Pope Francis has used his New Year's Day appearances to encourage people to focus on the good which unites them and to decry violence against women VATICAN CITY -- In his New Year's wishes to the world, Pope Francis encouraged people Saturday to focus on the good which unites them and decried violence against women while acknowledging that the coronavirus pandemic has left many scared and struggling amid economic inequality.

Diva Disses Sis

Britney Spears unfollows her sister Jamie Lynn Spears on Instagram

Grammy winner Britney Spears is no longer following her younger sister Jamie Lynn Spears on the social media app Instagram, if she ever did in the first place. Meanwhile, the 30-year-old former Nickelodeon star was still following her famous 40-year-old sibling as of Sunday afternoon.

Local Foodie List Updated

The 40 best restaurants in Kansas City-we ate at hundreds to pick them

We released our ranked list of the 40 best restaurants in Kansas City in December 2019, after exhaustive research that saw our editors visiting hundreds of spots to pick 40 excellent restaurants that represented the best dining KC has to offer. We spent a year eating our way across the city to rank the best restaurants in Kansas City.

Streets Stay Losing Across Bridge

Citing road conditions, North Kansas City School District cancels classes for Monday

The North Kansas City School District on Sunday night canceled classes for Monday, citing hazardous road conditions. In a statement, the district said students are not required to participate in virtual learning, but that optional "enrichment activities" will be available online. "Evening activity cancellations will be handled on a case-by-case basis," the district said.

Slight Warm Up Ahead

Your Storm Track 5 Daily Forecast

A Wind Chill Advisory is in effect until 10am. At 6am, temperatures are near zero, with wind chill values between -10 & -15. We should clear the clouds later this morning and get some sunshine, but it won't warm us up that much.

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