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Joe’s Weather Blog: Goodbye summer…hello heat (THU-8/27)

Joe’s Weather Blog: Goodbye summer…hello heat (THU-8/27)

Meteorological summer ends in a couple of days and as meteorological fall begins it appears we’re finally going to see some 90° temperatures return to the KC area…nothing too extreme but hot and humid weather kicks off the month of September… Forecast: Tonight: We should be clearing out later this afternoon and overall the evening […]

Time Warner mostly responsible for fatal blast at JJ’s, jury decides

Time Warner mostly responsible for fatal blast at JJ’s, jury decides

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A jury says Time Warner Cable is largely responsible for a fatal natural gas explosion that leveled an upscale Kansas City restaurant. Jurors returned the verdict Thursday in lawsuit stemming from the February 2013 blast at JJ’s restaurant near the city’s Country Club Plaza shopping and entertainment district. The brothers who operated […]

Tesla’s Model S P85D just broke Consumer Reports’ ratings system

Tesla’s Model S P85D just broke Consumer Reports’ ratings system

NEW YORK — Tesla’s new Model S P85D is so good it broke Consumer Reports’ scoring system. Consumer Reports rates vehicles on a zero-to-100 scale, but Tesla’s high-performance, all-wheel-drive car scored 103. “Consumer Reports had to make changes to its scoring methodology to account for the car’s exceptionally strong performance,” the magazine said in a statement. […]

Apple expected to reveal new iPhone at Sept. 9 event

Apple expected to reveal new iPhone at Sept. 9 event

NEW YORK — The invitations have arrived. Apple’s will hold a press event in San Francisco on Wednesday, September 9, at which it is widely expected to debut its new generation of iPhones. The new iPhone 6S (or whatever it will be called) is expected to feature several enhancements including a “force touch” display that […]

Judge had to review law ‘basics’ with Frazier Cross, trial pushed back until Friday

Judge had to review law ‘basics’ with Frazier Cross, trial pushed back until Friday

OLATHE, Kan. — During day four of the Frazier Glenn Cross trial and the judge had to review law ‘basics’ with the defendant and decided to push the trial back until Friday morning. The state rested its case Thursday morning against Frazier Glenn Cross. The court expected to hear from Cross, who is defending himself, but there were, […]

Instagram will now support landscape and portrait photos

Instagram will now support landscape and portrait photos

  Instagram announced on Thursday the popular photo-sharing app will now support landscape and portrait modes. Square format has been and always will be part of who we are. That said, the visual story you’re trying to tell should always come first, and we want to make it simple and fun for you to share moments […]

City Council to approve plan to create dog grooming school aimed at helping single moms get jobs

City Council to approve plan to create dog grooming school aimed at helping single moms get jobs

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The City Council Thursday is expected to approve a plan to turn a vacant city building into a dog grooming school. The idea is to help single moms living in poverty learn a skill that will lead them to a good-paying job that’s in demand. 43-year-old Michelle Jones will be one […]

Suspect in ‘She’s A Pistol’ murder plans to plead guilty

Suspect in ‘She’s A Pistol’ murder plans to plead guilty

OLATHE, Kan. — One of four teens charged with trying to rob a Shawnee gun store and killing its owner is expected to take a plea deal Thursday. Prosecutors believe DeAnthony Wiley pulled the trigger in January, and killed “She’s A Pistol” co-owner Jon Bieker as he tried to defend his wife and co-owner, Becky. […]

Talented 12-year-old to perform National Anthem at Arrowhead Stadium

Talented 12-year-old to perform National Anthem at Arrowhead Stadium

KANSAS CITY, Mo. —  Not many 12-year-olds can say they have performed live on stage with Steel Panthers and Smash Mouth, but aspiring musician from Omaha, Nebraska Aidan Fisher can, and his talent proves he can strum with the best of them. His first live performance was at the age of nine in front of […]

Protect and accessorize your heels with Heelusions

Protect and accessorize your heels with Heelusions

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Looking for a way to spice up your high heels without breaking the bank? Shannon Simmons of ‘Heelusions’ shared how the company managed to come up with the never before invited produce. The company was founded in Kansas City and launched in July. Click here to learn more about the company […]

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