Jordan Betts, 41 Action News

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41 Action News

Kansas City, MO, United States

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Recent articles by Jordan:

Brad Pitt wears Chiefs hat on red carpet at SAG Awards

Brad Pitt showed the Kansas City Chiefs some love Sunday night at the Screen Actors Guild Awards. → Read More

What to watch for at the Golden Globe Awards

On Sunday, the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards will air on NBC. → Read More

Harrisonville businesses clean up following heavy flooding

Residents of Harrisonville, Missouri, were working to clean up Sunday after weekend storms caused severe flooding in several parts of town. → Read More

Earlier flu shots are better, doctors say

It's that time of year again. Doctors are advising patients it's time to get the annual flue shot. → Read More

Hallmark helps beautify foreclosed homes

Artists created wooden doors and windows for five homes in Kansas City. They all have different designs from topical leaves to inspirational quotes. → Read More

KC man uses photography to help maintain his sobriety

Scott Rivera likes to see the world through a lens and his passion for photography is helping him overcome drug addiction. → Read More

University of Kansas Health System creates unit for suicidal patients

Kelly Specht's life was changed when her son died of suicide in 2017 after a long battle with depression. → Read More

Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers hits record amount of rewards

The Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers says it paid a record amount of rewards in August after people called into the TIPS Hotline with information about crimes in the metro. → Read More

Hundreds walk to remember those lost to suicide

Suicide rates around the nation are rising. As more lives are lost, more people are affected by the tragedy. → Read More

Church holds blood drive in memory of Erin Langhofer

Erin Langhofer was living her dream until her life was cut short by a senseless act of violence. → Read More

Birdies from Blue Valley teen golfer raise money for suicide prevention

Kade Prentice hits the links nearly every day as he hones his golf game. → Read More

New playground to open up in downtown Kansas City

The West Terrace Park in Kansas City is getting a major update. → Read More

Food pantry opens at Independence library

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Asking for help, especially when you have a family and in need of food, can be tough. So, Fort Osage School District took a different approach to helping families in the Independence area. It all started with an empty building. "They started dreaming of how they could impact the community, what would be beneficial for the folks that live out in this part of town," said Bruce… → Read More

Family remembers life of First Fridays shooting victim, Erin Langhofer

A family in Overland Park is grieving over the loss of their daughter, Erin Langhofer. → Read More

Kansas senator proposes bill for U.S. Olympic Committee reform

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) and Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) know all eyes are going to be on Team USA a little less than a year from now at the Summer Olympics in Tokyo. They want to make sure that not only gymnasts are protected from abuse, but every athlete on the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Teams are safe. "People look the other way and they put medals and… → Read More

Deadline approaches for Jackson County Tax Assessment Appeal

Monday is the deadline for filing a property tax assessment appeal in Jackson County. → Read More

Lakeside Speedway bounces back after flooding multiple times

Lakeside Speedway has had a rough go around. → Read More

Olathe Schools offering course about kids with anxiety

Olathe Schools are thinking ahead. → Read More

Kansas City native appears on 'Queer Eye,' meets shooter who paralyzed him

Wesley Hamilton said he is truly living his best life, in part thanks to the men of Netflix's "Queer Eye." → Read More

Family of murdered domestic violence victim speaks out

A 30-year-old Kansas City woman died of injuries sustained when her ex-boyfriend violently assaulted her. → Read More