Serious heat: Saturday's highs will be in the upper 90s

SERIOUS HEAT: SATURDAY'S HIGHS WILL BE IN THE UPPER 90S

An excessive heat warning remains in effect through midweek next week.

Talk of mask mandates returning has Kansas City businesses asking questions

TALK OF MASK MANDATES RETURNING HAS KANSAS CITY BUSINESSES ASKING QUESTIONS

As of now, masks are recommended around the region

 
 
 
Kansas City Black Restaurant Week offers special dishes at special prices

KANSAS CITY BLACK RESTAURANT WEEK OFFERS SPECIAL DISHES AT SPECIAL PRICES

More than 70 Kansas City-area restaurants are taking part

Kansas City mayor speaks out after St. Louis announces a return to mask requirements

KANSAS CITY MAYOR SPEAKS OUT AFTER ST. LOUIS ANNOUNCES A RETURN TO MASK REQUIREMENTS

Masks are encouraged, but not mandatory in Kansas City at this time

 
 
 
Reports: Texas, Oklahoma expected to declare intent to leave Big 12 for SEC in '24-48 hours'

REPORTS: TEXAS, OKLAHOMA EXPECTED TO DECLARE INTENT TO LEAVE BIG 12 FOR SEC IN '24-48 HOURS'

The Texas Longhorns and Oklahoma Sooners are set to set off another round of conference realignment.

St. Louis city and county to require masks in some places

ST. LOUIS CITY AND COUNTY TO REQUIRE MASKS IN SOME PLACES

Acting director of health for St. Louis says more than 500 St. Louisans have already died from COVID-19

 
 
 
Kansas City police ask for help in finding two missing boys

KANSAS CITY POLICE ASK FOR HELP IN FINDING TWO MISSING BOYS

Authorities say Leneal Thomas, 13, and Kendell McKinney, 7, were last seen near 37th, Mersington

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes will be a ‘full go' at training camp after toe surgery

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS QUARTERBACK PATRICK MAHOMES WILL BE A ‘FULL GO' AT TRAINING CAMP AFTER TOE SURGERY

Mahomes suffered a turf toe injury in the AFC divisional game against the Cleveland Browns.

 
 
 
In first interview in six months, country star Morgan Wallen addresses use of racial slur

IN FIRST INTERVIEW IN SIX MONTHS, COUNTRY STAR MORGAN WALLEN ADDRESSES USE OF RACIAL SLUR

Wallen said he didn't use it the racial slur in a derogatory manner, but it was still wrong.

COVID-19 LIVE UPDATES: Missouri reports more than 2,000 new confirmed cases for third straight day

COVID-19 LIVE UPDATES: MISSOURI REPORTS MORE THAN 2,000 NEW CONFIRMED CASES FOR THIRD STRAIGHT DAY

Here are the latest COVID-19 updates in the Kansas City metro area.

 
 
 
Kansas pins hopes on stopping delta variant on vaccinations

KANSAS PINS HOPES ON STOPPING DELTA VARIANT ON VACCINATIONS

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment reported 1,104 confirmed delta variant cases as of Wednesday, which was up from only...

'The Lord called them': Husband and wife married for 73 years die hours apart

'THE LORD CALLED THEM': HUSBAND AND WIFE MARRIED FOR 73 YEARS DIE HOURS APART

They lived in a nursing home and died hours apart - the family says it was a blessing from above.

 
 
 
‘A lifelong wish': 100-year-old veteran gets ride in Navy helicopter

‘A LIFELONG WISH': 100-YEAR-OLD VETERAN GETS RIDE IN NAVY HELICOPTER

Ima Black has lived a life like no other! On Wednesday, a special request for her 100th birthday had her climbing in a Navy helicopter...

Man shot and killed near Gregory Boulevard and Monroe Avenue

MAN SHOT AND KILLED NEAR GREGORY BOULEVARD AND MONROE AVENUE

KCPD investigating city's 85th homicide after man shot and killed near Gregory & Monroe early Friday morning

 
 
 
Coach for 2 Olympic gymnasts talks about being in COVID-19 quarantine in Japan

COACH FOR 2 OLYMPIC GYMNASTS TALKS ABOUT BEING IN COVID-19 QUARANTINE IN JAPAN

KMBC 9 Sports learned Kara Eaker and Leanne Wong won't be able to return home until early August.

'We are in trouble:' Kansas City doctor says as hospitals start to run out of beds

'WE ARE IN TROUBLE:' KANSAS CITY DOCTOR SAYS AS HOSPITALS START TO RUN OUT OF BEDS

There's an average of 94 new hospitalizations each day

 
 
 
No one hurt in natural gas pipeline explosion in Kansas

NO ONE HURT IN NATURAL GAS PIPELINE EXPLOSION IN KANSAS

Northern Natural Gas shut off the pipeline to put out the fire

Full FDA approval of a COVID-19 vaccine could come as early as the end of August, Biden says

FULL FDA APPROVAL OF A COVID-19 VACCINE COULD COME AS EARLY AS THE END OF AUGUST, BIDEN SAYS

As vaccination rates have dropped dramatically in the U.S., some have pointed to approval as one sure way to speed up the process.

 
 
 
Missouri's moving more resources to Springfield, Greene County to help fight COVID-19

MISSOURI'S MOVING MORE RESOURCES TO SPRINGFIELD, GREENE COUNTY TO HELP FIGHT COVID-19

Ambulance strike teams are expected to arrive in the Springfield area Friday

Platte County track club heading to Junior Olympics in Florida

PLATTE COUNTY TRACK CLUB HEADING TO JUNIOR OLYMPICS IN FLORIDA

While the Junior Olympics is the Pirate Track Club's biggest event of the season, it is something they expect to do each year.

 
 
 



FHP: 77-year-old bicyclist killed after being hit from behind by car in Oviedo

FHP: 77-year-old bicyclist killed after being hit from behind by car in Oviedo

A bicyclist is dead after being hit from behind by a car in Oviedo Saturday morning. Read more ...

Silver Alert declared for missing 82-year-old Indiana man

Silver Alert declared for missing 82-year-old Indiana man

The Huntingburg Police Department is investigating the disappearance of Raymond Underwood, an 82-year-old white male, 5 feet 11 inches tall, 185 pounds, gray hair with brown... Read more ...

DOC says Linn County inmate escaped work release

DOC says Linn County inmate escaped work release

Anyone with information about Leo Alan Ray's locations should call police. Read more ...

What's the difference between heat stroke and heat exhaustion?

What's the difference between heat stroke and heat exhaustion?

Stay hydrated and stay in cool areas. Read more ...

Catherine Oxenberg feared daughter had suicide pact with NXIVM sex cult

Catherine Oxenberg feared daughter had suicide pact with NXIVM sex cult

"Dynasty" actress Catherine Oxenberg reveals how she wrested her daughter India away from the clutches of Keith Raniere's sex slave group NXIVM. Read more ...

Biden spending over $2B to halt border wall construction amid migrant crisis

Biden spending over $2B to halt border wall construction amid migrant crisis

A GOP report issued found that at least 20 percent of the $10 billion received by the Pentagon for border wall construction has been spent on guarding construction sides and... Read more ...

Conservative talk show host Larry Elder leads in crowded California guv...

Conservative talk show host Larry Elder leads in crowded California guv recall race

Larry Elder polled at 16 percent while Caitlyn Jenner has 4 percent of backers. While Gov. Gavin Newsom still has 48 percent of support, 43 percent of people polled said they'd... Read more ...

At march for slain National Guard member, family cries out for justice

The family of slain 19-year-old Chrys Carvajal took to the streets Saturday, chanting and asking the community to come forward with tips on who fatally shot the National Guard... Read more ...

No bail for man accused of killing witness in a murder case

A West Humboldt Park man accused of killing a witness set to testify in a murder case was denied bail during a hearing broadcast on You Tube /on/ Saturday. Read more ...

Baltimore firefighter undergoes surgery after falling through floor, union says

The cause of the Penn North fire is under investigation, the fire department said. Read more ...