• Kansas City man arrested after Saturday homicide Posted on 19 January 2020 at 6:59pm

    HOLDEN— Law enforcement officers in Holden, Missouri have taken a man into custody after a homicide Saturday, according to a statement from the Johnson County Sheriff's Office. 

    Officers with the Holden Police Department and Johnson County Sheriff's Office responded a call in the 700 block of S. Market Street just before 2 p.m.

  • Chiefs head to Super Bowl for first time in 50 years Posted on 19 January 2020 at 6:57pm

    KANSAS CITY - The Kansas City Chiefs are heading to Super Bowl LIV, following a more than 10-point win over the Tennessee Titans on Sunday. 

    The Titans jumped to a quick 10-0 lead in the first quarter. That made it the second-straight week the Chiefs trailed by double digits in the first quarter. But, Kansas City mirrored their performance over the Houston Texans and scored 35 unanswered points to come out on top.

  • Capitol Kids holds grand re-opening months after May tornado Posted on 19 January 2020 at 4:37pm

    JEFFERSON CITY — The Capitol Kids, a multipurpose gym, reopened its doors on Sunday, nearly 8 months after a tornado hit Jefferson City in May. 

    Owner Ron Swanson said he was in the building when the tornado struck. He said there was a feeling of hopelessness when he saw the damage to the building, but the community stepped up to help.

  • Chiefs fan saves the day, drives player's grandparents to AFC Championship [embedded content] Posted on 19 January 2020 at 4:32pm

    ST. LOUIS- One Kansas City Chiefs fan saved the day by driving wide receiver Tyreek Hill's grandparents to the AFC Championship game on Sunday. 

    Dakota Fearn tweeted that his father, David Fearn, was on the same flight from Atlanta to Kansas City as Hill's grandparents, Virginia and Herman. That flight was canceled and the three needed a new solution to get to the game.

  • Kansas City Chiefs fans hope rituals, superstitions will get them a win Posted on 19 January 2020 at 4:57pm

    COLUMBIA - Local Kansas City Chiefs fans are spending their day watching the game with family and friends to see what they hope will be a win against the Tennessee Titans.

    For many of them, this is something they have been waiting for.

  • More charges expected in fatal Missouri house fire Posted on 19 January 2020 at 2:19pm

    FLORISSANT - Additional charges will be filed against a man accused of setting a fire after a 16-year-old boy rescued from the burning home died.

    Florissant Police say the boy died at a hospital where he was being treated for smoke inhalation after the fire in the St. Louis suburb.

  • USDA proposes allowing 'more flexibility' in school lunches Posted on 19 January 2020 at 1:43pm

     (CNN)- The US Department of Agriculture on Friday announced two new proposals that would give school nutrition professionals "more flexibility" in what they serve to students.

    The Washington Post reports the proposals would allow schools to reduce the amount of vegetables and fruits required at lunch and breakfast, and would let schools sell more burgers, pizza and french fries.

  • Teen dies after shooting in southeastern Kansas City Posted on 19 January 2020 at 11:22am

    KANSAS CITY - A teenager who was critically wounded during a weekend shooting in southeastern Kansas City, Missouri, has died.

    Kansas City Police say the victim died at a hospital after the shooting early Saturday.

  • St. Louis couple together for nearly 65 years dies on the same day Posted on 19 January 2020 at 11:06am

    ARNOLD, MO - A couple who had been together for nearly 65 years have died on the same day at a St. Louis-area nursing home.

    The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Jack and Harriet Morrison's beds were placed next to each other, allowing them to hold hands. Eighty-six-year-old Jack died first on Jan. 11, and eighty-three-year-old Harriet died later that day.

  • NHL All-Star Game to be held in St. Louis on Jan. 25 Posted on 19 January 2020 at 9:42am

    ST. LOUIS - For the first time since 1988, the NHL All-Star Game is coming to the Show Me State on Jan. 25.

    The defending Stanley Cup Champion St. Louis Blues will host the yearly event at the Enterprise Center. They'll be represented by forward Ryan O'Reilly, defenseman and captain Alex Pietrangelo, and goaltender Jordan Binnington.