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Recent articles by Tod:

MSHP identifies man killed by Livingston County deputy

The Missouri State Highway Patrol identified the man shot to death Friday by a Livingston County Sheriff’s Office deputy near Chillicothe. According to the Troop H, the deputy killed Timothy D. Frandson, 34, of Marceline, Missouri, inside his patrol vehicle. → Read More

Attorneys for alleged Capitol rioter from Olathe blame Trump in detention memo

The public defenders representing William Chrestman, one of three local men arrested last week for participating in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol, blamed former President Trump in a brief filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for Kansas. → Read More

Kansas bolsters COVID-19 rental-assistance program

Kansas is making $200 million available for rental assistance in the state. Gov. Laura Kelly and the Kansas Housing Resources Corporation announced the program, which will be funded through federal CARES Act money, on Tuesday afternoon. → Read More

Missouri expands LIHEAP for residents struggling with utility bills

Missouri residents who meet certain guidelines may be eligible for additional assistance to help pay for home utility costs. Gov. Mike Parson announced an expansion Tuesday of the state’s Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, or LIHEAP, Energy Crisis Intervention Program. → Read More

Chiefs to host 2 playoff rematches at Arrowhead in 2021

The Chiefs will host rematches of the AFC Championship and Divisional playoffs games next season at Arrowhead Stadium. While the schedule won’t be released for another two months, we know who the home and road opponents will be for the 2021 season. → Read More

Kansas City mourns pioneer, activist Carol Coe’s passing

The Kansas City, Missouri, community mourned the loss of former 3rd District City Councilwoman Carol Coe on Monday. Coe, who grew up on the city’s east side, dedicated a half-century of her life to public service in KCMO. → Read More

‘4th & 1’ podcast pays tribute to Terez Paylor

Terez Paylor was generous with his time as a frequent guest on “Sunday Soundoff” and the “4th & 1” podcast. Co-hosts Nick Jacobs and Tod Palmer offered some personal stories and reflections about Paylor as a journalist, but more importantly as a man after his sudden death last week. → Read More

Lucas explains proposed budget during State of City address

Kansas City, Missouri, Mayor Quinton Lucas said he hopes to take lessons from a trying 2020 to help Kansas City chart a healthy and prosperous course forward, focused on equitable development and creating a safer city for all, during his annual State of the City address Wednesday. → Read More

KU at K-State men’s basketball pushed back to Feb. 17

Next week’s Sunflower Showdown at Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan, Kansas, has been pushed back a day and will no longer air on ESPN or ESPN2. The Wildcats men’s basketball team announced Tuesday that the 295th meeting against the Jayhawks has been moved to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 17, on ESPN+. → Read More

1 person dies in crash on Lee’s Summit Road

One person died Monday in a single-vehicle crash in south Kansas City, Missouri. According to information from KCPD, a “single-unit tank truck” was traveling northbound shortly before 2:30 p.m. on Lee’s Summit Road just north of Woods Chapel Road. → Read More

Chiefs game day: Kansas City eyes championship finish to Run It Back Tour

The Chiefs made it to Tampa, Florida, on Saturday ahead of Super Bowl LV against the host Buccaneers. The game serves as a rubber match for for Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes and Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady, who have split four prior meetings with Brady winning the only postseason matchup. → Read More

Chiefs assistant coach hurt in car crash that injured 2 children, 1 severely

Chiefs assistant linebackers coach Britt Reid was involved in a multi-vehicle crash that injured two young children less than two days before the team was scheduled to depart for Super Bowl LV in Tampa, Florida. → Read More

T-Mobile Center cancels tonight’s 'Disney on Ice' performance

The T-Mobile Center canceled a scheduled “Disney on Ice: Dream Big” performance Thursday night. → Read More

WR Sammy Watkins, RB Le'Veon Bell limited again at Chiefs practice

Nothing changed for the Chiefs on the injury front Thursday based on the team’s official injury report. Left tackle Eric Fisher and linebacker Willie Gay Jr. remained out, while wide receiver Sammy Watkins (calf) and running back Le’Veon Bell (knee) were limited participants again. → Read More

No. 18 Mizzou’s game with Kentucky postponed to Wednesday

The University of Missouri men’s basketball game against Kentucky has been postponed one day, the school announced Monday. The Tigers, who dropped six spot to No. 18 in the latest Associated Press men’s basketball poll, will now host the Wildcats at 6 p.m. on Wednesday at Mizzou Arena. → Read More

Jackson County Health Department: Missouri didn’t send requested vaccine

More than 130,000 people have responded to the Jackson County Health Department’s COVID-19 Vaccine Survey, including more than 60,000 high-risk individuals, but the state of Missouri didn't send any of the first doses the county requested to continue vaccinating the public. → Read More

FBI seeks help to ID woman in child exploitation investigation

The FBI is asking for help to identify a woman who may have information related to an investigation into the sexual exploitation of a child as part of Operation Rescue Me and the Endangered Child Alert Program. → Read More

Mizzou moves in front of KU in poll for 1st time in 8 years

Missouri’s men’s basketball team rose seven spots in the latest Associated Press Top 25 rankings after a 73-64 win Saturday at then-No. 6 Tennessee. It’s also the first time Mizzou has been ranked ahead of Kansas in the AP men’s basketball poll since Feb. 20, 2012. → Read More

Trey Songz arrested during AFC Championship Game at Arrowhead Stadium

A man was arrested Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium during the Chiefs’ AFC Championship Game victory against the Buffalo Bills after a violent confrontation with law enforcement. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office office confirmed Monday that singer Trey Songz was arrested during the game. → Read More

Missouri Republicans want to limit power of health officials

Republican senators in Missouri are trying to check health officials' power in response to their handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More