Kansas City News Stroll: Winter Approaches As World Wars Worsen

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Winter Coming This Way

FIRST WARN WEATHER DAY: Winter storm to impact KC area first of the week, along north of I-70

A winter storm is still in the forecast for Monday and Tuesday. Timing and impacts have stayed true, but the track of the storm has offered up a small shift to the north.

Afternoon Urban Inferno

2 injured in detached garage fire Sunday afternoon

Two men were injured Sunday afternoon in a detached garage fire, according to the Kansas City, Missouri, Fire Department.

Show-Me Opportunists?!?

Missouri Republicans line up for open House seat, but do any live in the district?

State Sen. Mary Elizabeth Coleman on Friday became the first major candidate to launch a campaign to replace Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer, a fellow Missouri Republican who announced his retirement the prior day. Coleman made national news in 2022 a few...

Red State Strategy Session

Speaker sit-down: Kansas House Speaker talks expectations for 2024

The legislative session kicks off Monday in Topeka. We're sitting down with Rep. Dan Hawkins, the Speaker of the House. Hear his take on priorities for 2024 and how he expects to work with the governor's office in the new year.

TKC READER: She Was From Kansas City!!!

Who Was the Mysterious Woman Buried Alone at the Pet Cemetery?

At Hartsdale Pet Cemetery, Ed Martin III had become accustomed to unusual requests. Then came Patricia Chaarte.

Food Court Comeback?!?

6 retail brands ready for a comeback in 2024

Analysts say Gap, Victoria's Secret, and Bath & Body Works are among the retailers primed for reinvention in 2024.

Defense Lead On The Mend

Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin remains hospitalized after mystery procedure; DoD remains mum on release

U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin remains hospitalized and Pentagon officials remain mum on details surrounding his hospitalization as well as his release date.

MAGA Makes No Promises

'Completely on brand': Trump refuses to sign Illinois pledge promising not to overthrow government

Kurt Bardella, Susan Del Percio, and David Jolly join Alex Witt to discuss Trump's refusal to sign an Illinois pledge promising not to overthrow government, despite having signed it in 2016 and 2020. They also discuss Elise Stefanik's controversial new comments on Meet The Press and whether she is angling to be considered as Trump's Vice President.

Speaker Cries Foul

Pelosi condemns Trump after anniversary of Jan. 6 attack

Nancy Pelosi on Sunday lambasted Donald Trump for his inaction to quell the violence at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021

Axis Targets Holy Land

Israel-Hamas war: IDF uncovers evidence of Hamas developing precision missile capabilities with Iran's help

The Israel Defense Forces believes that Hamas terrorists have developed the capabilities to operate and build cruise missile components with help from Iran.

Vlad's Soldiers On Mission

On Orthodox Christmas Putin vows to back soldiers who 'defend' Russia

President Vladimir Putin vowed on the eve of Orthodox Christmas to back soldiers who "with arms in hands" defend Russia's interests, ordering his government greater support of those who fight and calling on his people to be merciful and just.

Cash Consequences For Weapons Of War

China sanctions US defense manufacturers over arms trade to Taiwan

The Chinese Foreign Ministry announced on Sunday that China intends to impose sanctions on five US defense manufacturers over recent US arms sales to Taiwan. The is the latest in a series of retaliato...

Money Machine Keeps Moving

Congressional leaders to announce spending deal that would avert next government shutdown

Congressional leaders have reached agreement on the overall price tag of the next batch of government spending bills, sources say -- a major step in averting a shutdown

Diva Stays Winning In Greed On Red Carpet

Taylor Swift's reaction to Jo Koy's Golden Globes joke lands better than NFL jab

Comedian and Golden Globes host Koy made an NFL joke in his opening monologue about the "Eras Tour" star and producer that fans say didn't land.

Catholics In Transition

Senior Vatican official makes case for a married priesthood

The Roman Catholic Church should "seriously think" about allowing priests to marry, a senior Vatican official and advisor to Pope Francis said in an interview published on Sunday.

Savor This Kansas City Collab

Hot Tamale

Three Bees Pottery and Coffee Shop from its original owners two years ago and it has become known for its hot tamales.

Grigs Gets Us Ready

A day full of rain will shift to snow on Monday

KMBC 9's models are giving us a better idea of what to expect as we get closer to the first major snow event of 2024.

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