Kansas City Brightness: Accommodation, Solidarity & Testimony

Tonight we finish on a sad note regarding one of our all-time faves who SMARTLY PLAYED THE "DUMB BLONDE" TO HER ADVANTAGE.

And then we take another glimpse at pop culture, community news and top headlines.

Check TKC news gathering . . .

Local Solidarity . . .

Hundreds gather for Jewish Culture Fest, stand in solidarity with Israel

The festival ended with a gathering calling the community to stand together with Israel. It featured songs and comments from Jewish community leaders.

Right Size Local Help

6-foot-11, Size 23 shoe: Kansas City man's boss reaches out to KSHB 41's Kevin Holmes for help

Donnell Taylor, the owner of a Kansas City auto shop, reached out to KSHB 41's Kevin Holmes on helping his employee find a comfortable pair of shoes that fit him.

Tragic Traffic Postscript

Truck driver identified in fatal hit-and-run crash on Interstate 435 in Overland Park on Monday

The truck driver responsible for the hit-and-run crash that killed an Olathe man on Monday on Interstate 435 in Overland Park has been identified and contacted by the Overland Park Police Department.

South Side Shh

Hear that train a-coming! Martin City's hurdle to become a no-horn zone

"A quiet zone is a quality of life item that the towns can do, and they're very feasible, easy to accomplish."

Luxury Legacy Admired

An early telephone pioneer built one of KC's most coveted and iconic homes.

Telephone pioneer Theodore Gary made his fortune with phone exchanges and he built one of KC's most coveted and iconic homes.

Lady Legend Last Word . . . 

Suzanne Somers, 'Three's Company' and 'Step by Step' Star, Dies at 76

Suzanne Somers, who starred in the hit sitcoms 'Three's Company' and 'Step by Step,' has died. She was 76.

Double Talk Documentation

President Joe Biden: The 2023 60 Minutes interview transcript

President Biden answers questions on Israel, efforts to locate American hostages in Gaza, the state of the war in Ukraine and more during a wide-ranging conversation with Scott Pelley.


Trump is crushing his GOP competition in polls - and cash

The former president's third quarter fundraising haul just further cements the grip he has on the race.

2nd Place Curtailed

Tapper shuts down Haley blaming Biden for House not having Speaker

CNN's Jake Tapper shut down GOP presidential candidate Nikki Haley for blaming President Biden for the House being unable to elect a new Republican Speaker after Kevin McCarthy's unprecedented ouster. Tapper asked Haley on "State of the Union" if Rep. Austin Scott's (R-Ga.) remarks on the House Speakership election were accurate when he said the...

Holy Land War Worsens

Netanyahu vows to 'demolish' Hamas as emergency war council convenes, death toll rises

The Israeli military -- supported by a growing show of force from US warships and aircraft in the region -- was finishing positioning itself along Gaza's border as hundreds of thousands of...

Vlad Fights Harder

Putin says Russian forces improving positions along front line in Ukraine

President Vladimir Putin said Russian forces have bolstered their positions across the entire front line in Ukraine after what he said was the failure of Ukraine's counteroffensive this year.

No Comic Relief From War

Pete Davidson Gives Emotional Talk on 'SNL' About Kids Dying in Israel and Palestine

Pete Davidson delivered a truly heart-felt display of his feelings about the war in Israel during the cold open of the show, and he has a rare perspective that makes everything he said compelling.

European Playback

Polish election: EU looks to welcome back Poland after years of antagonism

Brussels had been deeply worried about this election, even if little was said in public.

Tabloid Promo Retro

Kelce seen leaving Swift's apartment as pair swerve Eagles vs. Jets

Swift looked set to attend her second NFL game this week after watching her new beau, Kelce, and the Kansas City Chiefs beat the Denver Broncos on Thursday Night Football.

El Papa On The Record

Everything Pope Francis has said on Israel-Hamas war

The pope has called for humanitarian corridors to help Palestinians under siege in Gaza.

Future Farmers Fade

America's farmers are getting older, and young people aren't rushing to join them * Missouri Independent

On Oct. 12, National Farmers' Day, Americans honored the hardworking people who keep the world fed and clothed.

Grigs Gets Us Ready . . . 

Cool and clear conditions kick off the week

Cool and clear conditions kick off the week

And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.