Kansas City Extended: Sharing Secrets, MAGA Rises & Courting War

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Traffic Trouble Today

TRAFFIC ALERT: NB I-435 to be temporarily closed at Truman Road for sign truss removal

A release from MoDOT stated the closure would take place from approximately 10:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Thursday.

Local Foreshadowing Long Odds

Multiple issues reported at KC-area bridal shop, owner files for bankruptcy

Multiple brides say they've had issues getting their dresses from Kansas City-area bridal shop The One Bridal. One woman is now out a couple grand.

More Legacy Destruction Deets

Kansas City considers demolition of KCI Terminals B, C

Wednesday a Kansas City committee reviewed plans to demolish terminals B and C at Kansas City International Airport at a cost of about $17 million.

Ancient Secrets Exposed

The Nelson-Atkins Museum has a long history of Chinese art excellence in Kansas City | Opinion

There was a reason the exhibit "Archaeological Finds of the People's Republic of China" came from the National Gallery to Missouri in 1975.

Golden Ghetto Build Out

Construction for a new Lenexa community center to begin soon

The City of Lenexa is combining two community centers in a $12 million project set to be completed by the end of the year.

Celebration In Hostile Territory

Chiefs fans living in Baltimore prepare for a kingdom takeover

Chiefs Kingdom spreads far and wide - even into Baltimore Ravens territory. KSHB 41 News connected with a few Chiefs fans living in Charm City through a fairly new Facebook group.

Celebrate Baller Good Deeds

Travis Kelce teams up to donate 25k meals for Kansas City youth

The foundation Kelce launched in 2015, Eighty-Seven & Running, is focused on outreach, mentoring and athletic programs for underserved youth.

Diva Laughs Her Way To Legacy

Jennifer Lopez Is Returning to 'Saturday Night Live' as a Musical Guest

'Saturday Night Live' has announced that Jennifer Lopez will appear as the musical guest and Ayo Edebiri will appear as the host on the upcoming February 3rd episode. Here's what to know.

Prez Constructs Rematch

Biden revisits decaying Wisconsin bridge to announce $5B for infrastructure in election year pitch

President Joe Biden is returning to the critical swing state of Wisconsin to announce nearly $5 billion in federal funding for upgrading the Blatnik Bridge and for dozens of similar infrastructure projects nationwide

MAGA Era Awaits

Trump's exponential power surge

If he were to win, Trump could reshape America more quickly, and in more lasting ways, than he did during his first term.

Voter Refrain: Economy, Stupid

US growth shatters expectations, boosting Biden's economic pitch

The Commerce Department reported Thursday that GDP expanded 3.1 percent in 2023, a year that began with heavy odds of a recession and closed out with fourth-quarter growth that blew away projections.

MAGA Case Gets Nasty

How an office romance could derail the Trump election interference case

Fulton county DA Fani Willis and prosecutor Nathan Wade may be forced to step down from Georgia's case against Donald Trump

Republicans Surrender?!?

'Trainwreck': Conservative GOP senators break on border, Ukraine deal as Donald Trump pressures Republicans

Conservative Republican senators are growing weary of bipartisan border and Ukraine talks as Donald Trump looms in the background.

Court Case Determines War?!?

Israel braces for interim ICJ ruling on allegation of genocide in Gaza

Behind bullish statements officials have been examining potential scenarios for impending decision in case brought by South Africa

Eastern European Wartime Effort Against Hollywood?!?

Ukraine Slams HBO Over Pro-Russia Star's Casting in 'The White Lotus'

Kyiv's Foreign Ministry publicly called out the network about his inclusion.

Hot 'Conservative' Talk Emerges

Fox News Host Greg Gutfeld Defends Lee Zeldin's Slur Against AOC: 'It's Okay, You Can Say That'

Greg Gutfeld laughed while giving former Rep. Lee Zeldin a pass for calling the arguments of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez "ret*rded."

Enough Cash To Move Out

$5.2 million winning lottery ticket sold in Raytown

The Missouri Lottery says someone has purchased a $5.2 million jackpot-winning ticket for its Lotto game at the Easy Pickin in Raytown.

Locals Ready To Gawk For Cameras

'Today' show to broadcast live from KC Friday. Here's how Chiefs fans can join big rally

The NBC morning show will broadcast live from all four cities vying this weekend for a trip to the Super Bowl.

Apropos Local Election Year Drama

KCAT's Gaslight is a tense thriller staged as a razor wire balancing act

Gaslight. // Photo by Brian Paulette In one of society's highest compliments, the 1938 play Gaslight by Patrick Hamilton was elevated to such notoriety that, in the last decade, it achieved verbification. Those unfamiliar with the '38 thriller for the stage, or the 1944 Hollywood film featuring a young Angela Lansbury, still know exactly what the term means.

Go Visit Your Grandma & Tell Her To Stop

'Senior Swifties' Show Off 'Swag' Dance Routine to Cheer on Kansas City Chiefs

'Senior Swifties' from the Primrose Retirement Community in Sedalia, Missouri cheered on the Kansas City Chiefs on Friday ahead of their playoff game against the Buffalo Bills

Soggy Thursday Reporting

Thick fog and rain showers throughout the day Thursday

Today is a First Alert Weather Impact Day

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