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New polling has Kansas City insiders picking sides and switching allegiances quickly in order to stay ahead of a crowded field where anything could happen. NEW DEMOCRATIC PARTY NUMBERS CLAIM COUNCIL MEMBERS SCOTT TAYLOR IS TIED WITH JOLIE JUSTUS FOR THE LEAD IN THE RACE WHILST COUNCILMAN QUINTON LUC


Ice, Snow Expected Tonight, Tomorrow Morning for Northeast Missouri

HANNIBAL - Another round of winter weather has the possibility of affecting most of northeast Missouri again tonight, including a glazing of ice then up to an inch of snow. This can be especially treacherous for driving, because the snow will be on top of the ice, creating slick conditions. Please p


15-year-old girl battling mystery illness that’s left her permanently blind

SMITHVILLE, Mo. (KCTV) -- Jordyn Walker is a normal teenager from Smithville, Missouri, and her family and doctors have no idea what caused terrible swelling and bruising. Jordyn had emergency surgery, but doctors could not save her eyesight which resulted in her becoming blind.


KC in the path of two winter storms, with the worst ice and snow coming this weekend

Brace yourself Kansas City. The next several days will be challenging as the metro area will likely face ice, snow and bitter cold from two winter storms about pass through. The larger storm is expected to strike Friday night and remain through most of Saturday, dumping between 3 and 6 inches of sno


Governor: Western Missouri's Crossroads Correctional Facility Slated For Closure

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson is planning to close Crossroads Correctional Facility in Cameron and transfer prisoners to the nearby Western Missouri Correctional Facility. Officials said the move, announced during the Republican’s State of the State address Wednesday, would save the state millions. That


Missouri teen's vision mysteriously vanishes

SMITHVILLE, MO (KCTV) -- Jordyn Walker is a normal teenager from Smithville, Missouri and her family and doctors have no idea what caused terrible swelling and bruising. Jordyn had emergency surgery, but doctors could not save her eyesight which resulted in her becoming blind.


Internet's Best Weatherman Returns With a Dire Weather Warning for Missouri

The internet's finest amateur weatherman, Nova Scotia's Frankie MacDonald, has once again turned his attention to the Show-Me-state, warning in his trademark bellow that we're in for a major winter storm this Saturday.


Clay County deputy injured in crash on icy road while responding to rollover crash

LIBERTY, Mo. — A Clay County deputy was injured Friday night in a crash on an icy road, officials say. Capt. Will Akin with the Clay County Sheriff’s Office said the deputy was responding to a rollover crash when she hit an icy patch of the road and lost control of her vehicle.


Truck knocks down Kansas City officer after Jan. 12 Chiefs game

A pickup drove across traffic cones and turned south against oncoming traffic after Sunday's playoff game at Arrowhead. A Kansas City police officer attempted to stop the driver before being knocked to the ground by the pickup before fleeing.


Editorial: The Missouri House just overturned an election. The courts should turn it back.

Barely two months after Missouri voters said, loudly and clearly, that state legislators’ official records must be open to the public, the Missouri House on Tuesday effectively overturned that vote and declared that members can keep their records closed. Lawmakers have done this before, on other iss


I-70 reopens after police investigate woman found dead in vehicle

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City police shut down Interstate 70 westbound for more than two hours early Wednesday after officers responded to a reported crash and found a woman shot to death in a vehicle.


Second person killed in crash on dangerous Kansas City road

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) _ A second person has died from injuries suffered in a crash on a northern Kansas City road that has been the site of dozens of wrecks. The Kansas City Star reports police announced Tuesday that 53-year-old Omer Hamsic had died. He had been hospitalized in serious condition sin


Chiefs fan warns others of scams after thieves try to sell his AFC title game tickets

LAKE WAUKOMIS, Mo. -- Arrowhead Stadium might see an all-time coldest temperature for football this Sunday for the AFC title game. One fan was nearly left in the cold after he was unknowingly dragged into an online ticket scam.


KCPD looking for missing 23-year-old man who walked away from mental health center, in need of medication

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City, Missouri police are attempting to locate a missing 23-year-old man who walked away from a mental health treatment center. Police said Christian Ault left the center located at 29th and Holmes Street in Kansas City at 5 p.m. Sunday.


Feds: 2 homicides linked to large meth ring in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Federal authorities say two homicides in northwest Missouri last year were linked to a large methamphetamine trafficking ring based in Kansas City. The Kansas City Star reports a search warrant affidavit filed in U.S. District Court cites the death of James Hampton, whose bod


Violent St. Louis/Kansas City Meth Ring Was Right Out of Breaking Bad

Meth dealers hunting a drug thief in St. Louis are responsible for a pair of murders, including the grisly killing of man whose toothless, charred corpse was found last summer in a burning Dodge Challenger, according to federal authorities.


Family catches thieves sleeping in Kansas City house

KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) -- The family thinks before the bold thieves made themselves right at home, they broke in through a window in the garage. They then cut a large hole through a door, reached inside and unlocked the door.


VIDEO: Arrowhead Stadium Turf Looks Beyond Ugly Ahead of AFC Championship Game

​The AFC Championship Game will be held in Kansas City on Sunday, and on top of the​ freezing temperatures that may help dictate the outcome, Arrowhead Stadium looks rough heading into the biggest game of the year. Man, that turf does NOT look good at all.


Kansas City under winter weather advisory tonight; freezing rain could impact Thursday commute

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A winter weather advisory has been issued for the Kansas City metro area because of expected freezing rain that could impact the Thursday morning commute. The advisory takes effect at 6 p.m. Wednesday and lasts until 9 a.m. Thursday.


Here's Who's Running For Mayor Of Kansas City, Missouri

The filing deadline to run for mayor of Kansas City, Missouri, was January 15. Twelve candidates, including six current city council members, are in the race to replace Kansas City Mayor Sly James when he leaves office in 2019.