Kansas City Buzz: Mayor's Christmas Tree & Economy Stupid

Let's try this one more time . . . Tonight we offer one more late night update in hopes to start up with morning news once again. Still, we can't forget our night-owl/early bird denizens and so we check-in on pop culture, community news and top headlines quickly.

Check TKC news gathering . . .

Tradition Of Cowtown Disappointment Cont'd

Hundreds bundle up for Mayor's Christmas Tree Lighting in Kansas City

The annual Kansas City Mayor's Christmas Tree Lighting brought out hundreds braving the cold to see the massive 100-foot-tall tree come to life.

Today's EPIC Tribute

'It's that last ride'; Laying KC firefighter to rest

Kansas City Firefighter Captain John (JP) Parison III was laid to rest at the Park Lawn Cemetery Friday afternoon

Nice Memories Amid Protest

Kansas City-area band director details Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade experience

400 band directors across the country performed in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. They're part of a group called the Band Director's Marching Band. Kansas City's John Cisetti was there.

Kansas Aquifer Fear Reported

As Groundwater Dwindles, Powerful Players Block Change

Here are some of the people fighting efforts to conserve a vital resource that's disappearing across the United States.

Show-Me Sheriff's Life Story

Parson to publish biography next year prior to leaving office

Just months before his political career is over as Missouri's governor, Mike Parson will be releasing a biography detailing his life.

Hottie Turns On Red Light

Kristin Cavallari shows off her toned frame in scintillating bra

Kristin Cavallari shows off her toned frame in a new video ad for her Uncommon James clothing brand.

Shanked Amid Conservative Outcry

Former police officer convicted in death of George Floyd is stabbed in prison -media

Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer convicted in the death of George Floyd, was stabbed in federal prison on Friday and seriously injured, the Associated Press said, citing a person familiar with the matter.

White House Polling Reflects Empty American Wallets

The Horse Race Polling Isn't the Problem. It's What Voters Are Saying About the Economy.

Democrats are right to be unnerved about Joe Biden's reelection prospects, though not because he's trailing in some swing states.

MAGA Talks Turkey

Trump wishes "psycho" judge, "racist" attorney general a happy Thanksgiving

Trump's 2am post began with "Happy Thanksgiving," then turned nasty.

Progressive Spin For Holy Land

Anti-Israel protests borrow playbook from social justice movements: experts

The anti-Israel movement bears a striking resemblance to other movements by social justice activists in the United States, experts told Fox News Digital.

Europe War End Game?!?

US and Germany 'plan to force Zelenskyy to negotiate' through choking off arms supplies - BILD

While outwardly expressing full support for Ukraine, behind closed doors in Berlin and Washington plans are being hatched to force Ukraine into talks with Russia to freeze the war on its current front lines, German newspaper BILD said in a report published on Nov. 24.

Also Burned By Social Media

A young woman decided to talk about her herpes on TikTok. Then the post went viral

Sophie Miller was shocked when over ten million people discovered she had herpes- but she posted the news on TikTok.

Holidays Move To The Dotte

Four million lights shine brightly in 'Enchant Christmas' display at Legends Field

"It's incredible. I hope Kansas City comes out and supports it and sees it. I think it has the potential to be a real, real great tradition here in Kansas City," Eric Stonestreet said.

Frosty Friday Prep For Storm

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View today's latest video forecast for the Kansas City area in both Kansas and Missouri from the FOX4 weather team.

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