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One Injury Reported So Far

Crash involving Kansas City fire truck under investigation in Westport

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A crash involving a Kansas City Fire Department truck and another vehicle in Westport Monday is now under investigation. The crash was reported just before 3:30 p.m. at West 43rd Street and Madison Avenue.

Talking Local News Scene

Nick's Picks | Election Debates, Halloween Events Loom

Election Day may still be two weeks away, but thousands of Kansas Citians have already cast their ballots. On Saturday, in-person advanced voting began in Johnson County. Starting today, Wyandotte County residents get their first chance to weigh in ahead of the midterm election on Nov. 8. And here's something new...

Golden Ghetto Election Switch

Johnson County discontinues poll worker software connected to overseas exposure

OLATHE, Kan. - Details of a closed-door meeting of the Johnson County Board of Commissioners are slowly trickling out. Until recently, the public only knew county commissioners had discussed their network security system. On Monday, the Johnson County Sheriff also released a statement on the situation - centered on the personal data of poll workers.

Airport Tragedy Aftermath

Construction worker dies in accident Friday on Kansas City International Airport runway

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A construction worker died in an accident during runway paving work at Kansas City International Airport in Kansas City, Missouri on Friday. The worker was employed by Kansas City, Missouri-based construction company, Clarkson Construction. The incident took place on the runway of the pre-existing airport terminal, not the runway of the New KCI terminal, according to Clarkson Construction.

Country Tunes Scheduled

Country music star Wynonna Judd announces show in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, - Country music star Wynonna Judd will make a stop in Kansas City at the T-Mobile Center as part of her 15-city extension of "The Judds: The Final Tour" on February 3, 2023. She will be joined by Ashley McBryde, Brandi Carlile, Kelsa Ballerini, Little Big Town, and Martina McBride during the tour.

Hottie Fashions Controversy

Emily Ratajkowski defended the 'most controversial' dress she ever wore after it was dubbed 'extremely vulgar'

Emily Ratajkowski appeared on Harper Bazaar's "Fashion Flashback" YouTube series. Ratajkowski said a dress she wore in 2016 was her most "controversial" fashion moment. She reflected on the backlash and defended the ensemble. Emily Ratajkowski defended the "controversial" dress she wore in 2016 that sparked a wave of backlash.

Pro-War Progressives No More

Liberal Democrats call on Biden to shift Ukraine strategy | CNN Politics

More than two dozen liberal House members are calling on President Joe Biden to shift course in his Ukraine strategy and pursue direct diplomacy with Russia to bring the months-long conflict to an end.

MAGA Compromise Explained

How Ted Cruz explains his massive flip-flop on Donald Trump | CNN Politics

Ted Cruz's relationship with Donald Trump, is, um, complicated.

Meet Next Contender???

DeSantis, in testy debate with Dem rival, sidesteps 2024 question

In one of the most heated moments, Crist asked DeSantis to tell Floridians whether he'd carry out his full second term if reelected, which garnered an awkward pause during the debate as DeSantis waited to answer. "Why don't you look in the eyes of the people of Florida and say to them, if you're reelected you will serve a full four-year term as governor.

Republican Talk & Posturing

Tucker Carlson, Donald Trump Jr. add fire to GOP whip race

An angry call from Fox News host Tucker Carlson and public swipes from Donald Trump Jr. and Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) over an anonymous quote in a story are whipping up a frenzy over the race for what would be the No. 3 leadership slot if Republicans win the House.

STL Aftermath . . . 

What we know about south St. Louis school shooter; timeline of events

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) - On Monday morning Orlando Harris, 19, entered Central Visual and Performing Arts High School in St. Louis City and opened fire, killing two people and injuring seven others. Harris exchanged shots with St. Louis Metropolitan Police (SLMPD) and was killed.

RINO Explains Endgame

Liz Cheney's doomsday prediction on a third Trump presidential bid | CNN Politics

Rep. Liz Cheney thinks that if the GOP nominates Donald Trump for president again in 2024, it will be the end of the Republican Party. Or at least the end of the Republican Party as we currently think of it.

Mainstream Euro Report

U.S. denounces Russia's 'dirty bomb' claim; more than a million Ukrainian homes have lost power

Washington and Kyiv slammed allegations by Moscow that Ukraine is planning to use a "dirty bomb," calling them "transparently false."

Vaxx Impact Aftermath News

Covid-19 vaccine study links side effects with greater antibody response | CNN

People who reported experiencing side effects to the Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna Covid-19 vaccines such as fever, chills or muscle pain tended to have a greater antibody response following vaccination, according to new research.

Not So Great Britain Progress???

Opinion | Why I refuse to celebrate Britain's historic first

Rishi Sunak is set to become Britain's first prime minister of color after winning the Conservative Party contest for head of government Monday. His win followed the resignation of his embattled predecessor, Liz Truss, who crashed and burned as prime minister in a record-breaking 44 days.

Just The Tip . . . 

Porn star Johnny Sins on where men go wrong in the bedroom

With hundreds of films under his belt and millions of followers on social media, Johnny Sins is arguably the world's most successful male porn star. And ahead of his appearance at Sydney Sexpo later this month, the 43-year-old has dished out some sex tips and revealed exactly where regular guys are going wrong in the bedroom.

Soccer Hype Redux

Excitement grows as Kansas City Current heads to championship match

The Kansas City Current are in the National Women's Soccer League Championship Game. The Current beat the No. 1-overall-seeded OL Reign 2-0 Sunday night.The team was founded in December 2020. It didn't even have the name Kansas City Current until late October 2021.

At The Movies Locally

Four Inane Questions with KC Film Office Director Steph Shannon

Steph Shannon. // Courtesy Sabrina Staires Don't tell Dolly Parton, but Steph Shannon might be the hardest working woman in showbusiness. As the city's revered film commish, Shannon heads up the metro's perpetually busy KC Film Office. Bragging rights aside, she and her office have assisted with more than 1,400 projects-which has helped bring in an estimated $80 million in...

New Captive Debuts

Kansas City Zoo to welcome Aidan, 11-foot tall giraffe

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Zoo is set to welcome a new animal later next month. On Monday, the zoo announced the arrival of Aidan, an 11-foot tall, 1,200-pound giraffe from the Brevard Zoo in Florida. Aidan is going through a 30-day health quarantine and acclamation period before he'll join other the giraffes: Mahali, Makali and Chandy.

Suburban Haunts Explored

Paranormal investigation underway at historic Blue Springs house

BLUE SPRINGS, Mo - It's the time of year when strange things can be just a little more unsettling. That's when Apex Paranormal steps in to investigate events that aren't easily explained. This October, the group is investigating the Dillingham-Louis House and The Chicago-Alton Hotel in Blue Springs.

Fall Forcast Redux . . .

Showers will gradually clear up early Tuesday

Showers will gradually clear up early Tuesday in Kansas City.Rain will continue early Monday evening overnight before gradually clearing up Tuesday afternoon with highs in the mid and upper 50s. More sunshine will come Wednesday, with highs in the low 60s. Clouds will increase Thursday and Friday with a slight chance for showers Friday.

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