Kansas City High-Brow: EPIC Local Rains, Political Questions & Haters Abound

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Cowtown Earns Historic Sogginess

KC breaks 125-year rainfall record

The pouring rain in Kansas City Wednesday broke a 125-year record.

Un-Tasty HazMat Reaction

KCFD responds to ammonia leak at ice cream plant in Kansas City

The Kansas City Fire Department capped an ammonia leak at the Belfonte ice cream plant Oct. 25.

Tragic Corridor Crash

Man dies after crashing into tree near Ward Parkway, West 66th Street in Kansas City

A man died when he crashed into a tree Wednesday morning while driving near Ward Parkway and West 66th Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

Newspaper Demands Conviction Before Trial

We expect zero tolerance from the Chiefs on domestic violence. You should, too | Opinion

Criminal charges against Justyn Ross are not a "no comment" moment. | Opinion

Sketchy Developer Still Hopes To Ruin Skyline

LuxLiving Drops Two Downtown Apartment Proposals, Still Pursuing Tower Plan

By Kevin Collison LuxLiving, the St. Louis apartment developer building the Katz project, has dropped two downtown residential deals but is still pursuing its big apartment and hotel high-rise prop...

Don't Discount Classic Latina

Sofia Vergara sets off frenzy in bodysuit from new Walmart collection

Sofia Vergara sets off a frenzy from fans and celebrities after striking poses in her new off-the-shoulder bodysuit from her Walmart fall collection

Meet New Speaker

'Who's Mike Johnson?': Diplomats scratch their heads at new speaker

"Just a minute, don't tell me," said an Irish government adviser as he searched the name online. "I'm curious how blood-red his state might be."

Holy Land Puts Faith In Prez

Why Israel is turning to Biden as a wartime leader

President Biden is emerging as the key leader in Israel's war against Hamas, with a grief-stricken Israeli society deeply distrustful of its government, led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Biden's solidarity with the Israeli public has earned him enough political capital to delay Israel's anticipated ground offensive, even as the country is fully mobilized for...

American Tragedy Unfolds

Police say there's an active shooter in Lewiston, Maine, and they are investigating multiple scenes

Maine State Police ordered residents in the state's second-largest city to shelter in place Wednesday night because of an active shooter situation in multiple locations. Lewiston Police said in a Facebook post that they were dealing with an active shooter incident at Schemengees Bar and Grille and Sparetime Recreation, a bowling alley.

MAGA Gagged?!?

Special counsel urges judge to reimpose Trump's federal gag order

Prosecutors say Trump's recent verbal attacks show he's a threat to D.C. proceedings - and the safety of witnesses.

Costly Break In Decorum 

Jamaal Bowman says he will pay a fine for pulling fire alarm before House vote

Democratic congressman, who was attacked by Republicans for action, said he mistakenly thought pulling alarm would open door

Progressive Hateration Unleashed In Big Apple

NYC college's Jewish students seen locked inside library as anti-Israel protest moves through building

Jewish students at a New York City college were locked inside a school library on Wednesday as a pro-Palestinian rally moved through the building, with protestors banging on the doors and chanting 'free, free Palestine,' video shows. Video of the students in the library made the rounds on social media, on Wednesday afternoon.

Ground War Preview

Israeli troops conduct brief raid in Gaza to 'prepare' for an expected full-scale incursion

Israeli troops and tanks briefly raided northern Gaza overnight into Thursday, the military said, striking several militant targets in order to "prepare the battlefield" before a widely expected ground invasion after more than two weeks of devastating airstrikes. The raid came after the U.N.

Eastern Europe Opts Out

Slovakia's Fico will not support more military aid to Ukraine at EU summit -Slovak media

Slovakia's newly appointed Prime Minister Robert Fico will not back further military aid for Ukraine nor support further sanctions against Russia at his first European Union summit, Slovak media cited him as saying on Thursday.

South Of Border Sends Reinforcements

Mexico deploys 300 National Guard troopers to area where 13 police officers were killed in an ambush

The Mexican government is sending 300 National Guard troopers to bolster the southern state of Guerrero, where a local police chief and 12 officers were shot dead in a brutal ambush Monday

New Boss In Training?!?

California's Newsom has surprise meeting in Beijing with China's Xi , gets torched for climate 'fearmongering'

Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom said his surprise meeting with Chinese leader Xi Jinping in Beijing focused on combatting climate change, fentanyl.

Cinematic Masterpiece Sparks Debate

Killers of the Flower Moon is a devastating snapshot of America's truth laid bare

Apple's Killers of the Flower Moon demands - not asks - us to witness the horrors the US has wrought upon the Osage Nation.

Newsflash: Computers Can't Raise Dead

The Beatles: 'final' song Now and Then to be released thanks to AI technology

Software developed for Peter Jackson's documentary Get Back has been used to separate Lennon's vocals from a demo tape he left to Paul McCartney

Hottie Shares Text Tease

P*rn star linked to Jake Paul claims Man Utd star has slid into her DMs

Jake Paul's rumoured ex-partner Sky Bri has revealed that a Manchester United player has slid in to her DM's before admitting that he is not the only 'pretty big player' to message her

Paddy Ready To Play In Any Weather

Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes unfazed by snow forecast for Broncos game

Kansas City's Texas-born quarterback played impressively in his first snow game against Denver in 2019.

Autumn Weekend Already

Twelve Things To Do In KC This Weekend, October 26-29

Here are twelve great things to do this Halloween weekend in KC, October 26-29, including: To Kill A Mockingbird, Creepshow: a brand-new Halloween themed music festival and P!NK.

Creative Cowtown Tribute

KC Artist Finds Eternal Beauty in a Dead Leaf

Artist Bruce McClain strives to merge plants and people in an effort to evoke the elegiac process of aging and dying for all living things.

Country Tour Slated

Chris Stapleton to bring 'All-American Road Show' to Kansas City

Chris Stapleton will head to Kansas City for the second leg of his "All-American Road Show" tour on Wednesday, June 12, 2024.

Upper-Class Downtime

Downed tree blocks section of Ward Parkway

Traffic was impacted for a short period by a downed tree on Ward Parkway early Thursday morning, no injuries were reported.

Deep Autumn Arrives

Chance of showers this morning, cold front making its way to the metro

Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms are expected this morning. Mostly cloudy, mild and humid this afternoon. A strong cold front will sweep through Friday morning with a chance of brief showers and much colder air.

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