Kansas City Smile: Prez Biden Popularity & Dark Winter Rise

Despite desperate political & economic circumstances, Once again we're inspired by angel Candice as we check pop culture, community news and top headlines.

Check TKC news gathering . . .

Flexing For Police Power

Local activists call for more community involvement in search for new KCPD chief

As Kansas City, Missouri, moves closer to naming a new police chief, community leaders and advocates have called for transparency in the search.On Saturday, the public got their first and only chance to meet the three candidates. That town hall did not go without disruptions.

Local Newsie Tribute

'A model for consistency': Childhood friend of Grant Wahl remembers late soccer journalist

LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. - As the nation continues to mourn sports journalist and Kansas City-area native Grant Wahl , the memories are flooding in for those who knew him before his global success. Mark Denby remembers Wahl best during their time as Boy Scouts.

Midtown Always Underwater

Business group unveils new proposal to alleviate flooding in Kansas City's Westport

A Westport business group on Tuesday publicly unveiled a proposed storm water project meant to curb seasonal Kansas City flooding that has for decades proved disastrous for many who visit or live in the popular bar and entertainment district.

Tech Future Reconsidered

Oracle Cerner headquarters campus could see different development paths - Kansas City Business Journal

At the end of the month, North Kansas City will be left with an Oracle Cerner-shaped hole as the company finishes vacating its World Headquarters Campus amid a consolidation to south Kansas City. What does that mean for the health care IT company's (NYSE: ORCL) longtime home at 2800 Rockcreek Parkway?

Fog Rolls Back In . . . 

FORECAST: More fog possible overnight on Monday morning

We are expecting to see conditions tonight similar to what we experienced last night. We're talking mostly cloudy skies with the opportunity for fog to settle back in. During the overnight hours we are looking at the chance for drizzle. Freezing fog will be possible especially north of I-70 where start time temperatures will hover around the freezing mark.

Angel Offers Classy View

Candice Swanepoel models slinky cutout dress in sexy Instagram snaps

Candice Swanepoel took to social media on Tuesday to share a slew of sultry new photos with fans. The 34-year-old stunner slipped into a silky and slinky little white dress as she struck poses against a white wall. The South African-born beauty teased in the caption, 'On Fridays we wear white.

White House Proves Popular

Joe Biden job approval surges after Democrats' midterm wins, new poll shows

President Joe Biden's approval rating surged after the Democrats' stronger-than-expected showing in the midterm elections last month, according to a new poll. Biden's approval rating plummeted in the months leading up to the midterms as economic woes, including inflation and high gas prices, struck the country-fueling concerns that Democrats could be wiped out during the midterms. However, Biden led the Democratic Party into a surprisingly strong election.

MAGA Talks Deal

Donald Trump Says He Turned Down Russian Swap Deal for Paul Whelan

Donald Trump claimed Sunday that he turned down a prisoner swap deal with Russia that would have seen Viktor Bout, the notorious Russian arms dealer, traded for ex-US Marine Paul Whelan, a former U.S. Marine who has been in a Russian jail for four years.

Republicans Vs. Hunter

McCarthy says GOP will subpoena intel officials who signed Hunter Biden letter

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) said he plans to subpoena intelligence officials who signed a letter saying a New York Post story about Hunter Biden might be disinformation. The Post in October 2020 published a story headlined "Smoking-gun email reveals how Hunter Biden introduced Ukrainian businessman to VP dad," which was blocked on Twitter in the...

Lame Duck Winning

The big-deal bills Congress needs to pass before the end of the year

With the holidays fast approaching, Congress is facing a familiar time crunch on two must-pass bills - a government funding measure and the annual defense policy bill known as the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

Diva Confronts Scare

Patti LaBelle rushed offstage after bomb threat made at Wisconsin show

Patti LaBelle was abruptly rushed offstage just a couple of songs into a Christmas concert in Milwaukee, after a bomb threat forced authorities to suddenly evacuate the venue. Footage of the 78-year-old singer's sudden evacuation from the stage at the Riverside Theater began to circulate on social media on Saturday night shortly after the incident.

El Papa Weeps Over War

Pope breaks down in tears over Ukraine

The Pope was giving a traditional prayer on Rome's famous Spanish steps when he broke down in tears as he mentioned the suffering of Ukrainians. The prayer was to mark the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, which is a national holiday in Italy.


A Walk In Northeast

Cannot pass up a surprise opportunity like our overnight dusting. Kessler Park, Colonnade, Victorian Homes and the Kansas City Museum. Edward "Lucky" Scarritt home 1897. The Colonnade, 1908. Kessler Park. Kansas City Museum William Wallace house 1880s. Bishop and Annie Scarritt Hendrix House 1887. William Chick Scarritt house 1887.

Winter Preview Debuts . . . 

Joe's Blog: The FOX4 Winter Forecast

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - It's by far the most-asked question I've gotten for the past month or so through emails, Facebook, Twitter: How much snow are we going to get this winter? This is an exercise in science, gut, feelings and a bit of fun.

That's it from us tonight. This is the OPEN THREAD for right now. 

Hopefully, we'll have more for the morning update . . . STAY TUNED!!!