Kansas City News Lean: Traffic Danger, NATO Talks & Bella

Tonight hottie Bella and her good life inspires our late night quick peek at pop culture, community news and top headlines.

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Cooking Up The News

KSHB 41 anchors, reporters put skills to test in 2023 Anchor Cook-Off

The KSHB 41 News team competed head-to-head Saturday in the 2023 Anchor Cook-Off at Nebraska Furniture Mart, sponsored by Traeger Grills.

Show-Me Snub?!?

Missouri's state capital named the most forgettable in US

BetMissouri.com thought it would be interesting to see which state capitals most commonly escape the minds of the general public.

Rock Chalk Baller Fashion Hype Debuts

Kansas Football Unveils New Uniforms

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Danger On Local Streets Persists

Man dies after being hit by Kenworth Fuel Tanker on I-435, Bannister Road in Kansas City

A man died when he was hit by a Kenworth Fuel Tanker on Interstate 435 and Bannister Road in Kansas City, Missouri, on Saturday morning.

Local Connection To Winning

Lee's Summit native Alex Lange helps Detroit Tigers pitch no-hitter

Kansas City is a part of Major League Baseball history once again.

Bella Begins New Chapter

Bella Thorne Enjoys Date Night with Fiancé Mark Emms in Italy

Bella Thorne and her fiancé Matt Emms were pictured on a date night during their vacation in Taormina, Italy, on Friday

Prez Navigates European Hot Mess

Biden to tout NATO's unity at summit, but it's getting complicated

Holding allies together in defense of Ukraine may mean putting off thornier long-term questions

Fox News Offers Don New Bent

Former mafia boss says he tried to do deals with former President Trump in the 1980's

Former mob boss William "Big Billy" D'Elia's storied life includes many characters unknown and those more familiar, like former President Donald Trump.

Signing Up NextGen Voters

Student debt: Democrats seek to galvanize young voters over Supreme Court ruling

Democrats are hoping to harness anger over the Supreme Court's student loan debt ruling to galvanize younger voters in 2024, a demographic that helped the party earn critical victories in the midterms. The court's decision last week blocked President Biden's debt forgiveness program and left many dispirited and without options or optimism for paying back...

War In Europe Endures

President Zelensky visits Snake Island as war enters 500th day

The island became a symbol of Ukraine's resistance after troops there defied a Russian order to surrender.

Politico Proposes Compromise

The world is big enough for US and China, Yellen says as she concludes Beijing trip | CNN Business

The world is big enough for both the United States and China to thrive, US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Sunday as she wrapped up a visit to Beijing aimed at stablizing the relationship between the world's two largest economies.

Adult Actress Remains Allegedly VERY Naughty 

Former p*rn star and WAG busted 'smuggling cocaine onto flight to Spain'

A FORMER porn star is among five arrested after being suspected of "smuggling 14lbs of cocaine on a flight to Spain" and now faces 18 years in jail. Mia Etcheverria, two other women, an...

Home Team True To Bad Form

Royals lose again, 10-6

The offense woke up. Unfortunately, it appears it was the crack of Cleveland bats that did the waking.

Sunday Sunshine Awaits . . . 

FORECAST: Mostly sunny on Sunday with highs in the low to mid 80′s

Clouds lingered a little bit longer than anticipated, but it kept the area much cooler for most of the day.

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