Kevin Holmes, 41 Action News

Kevin Holmes

41 Action News

Kansas City, MO, United States

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Recent articles by Kevin:

Kevin's Chronicles of KC: The Wornall House

The Wornall House, located at 6115 Wornall Road, is a museum today. But much of it mirrors what it looked like just before the Civil War – and the chaos that turned a nice family home into a field hospital. → Read More

Kevin's Chronicles of KC: Battle of Westport

The Battle of Westport was one of the largest Civil War battles west of the Mississippi River, but good luck finding many Kansas Citians who know much about Westport beside the entertainment district. → Read More

Former Chiefs compare 1993-94 squad to current team

For former Kansas City Chiefs players Neil Smith and Danan Hughes, the 2021 AFC Championship seems like the same song, but remixed 27 years later. → Read More

American Heart Association-Kansas City's 5K goes virtual

Heart disease and stroke are the No. 1 and No. 5 killers in the U.S., which is why the American Heart Association – Kansas City is working to increase funds and awareness of these issues. → Read More

Negro Leagues Centennial: Efforts underway to mint commemorative coin

According to Congressman Emmanuel Cleaver, Congress can only approve two federal coins a year. → Read More

'Bad Luck Chuck' walks away to save Chiefs Kingdom

Charles Penn, also known as “Bad Luck Chuck,” is proof that not all heroes wear capes. Some just have to walk away to save a kingdom. → Read More

Planes arrive in town for 2019 Kansas City Air Show, Kevin Holmes goes for a ride

Planes began arriving in town for the 2019 Kansas City Air Show on Wednesday. → Read More

'Joyful noise:' KC Mothers In Charge asks drivers to help deter homicides

A honking horn usually means someone has been driving dangerously, but some community members are trying to use the noise for good. → Read More

Independence police finding new ways to tackle homelessness

The Independence Police Department is trying a new approach to fight homelessness. → Read More

Peace walk hopes to bring community together to decry violence

One of the many goals of an upcoming walk for peace is to show families of homicide victims that they are not alone. → Read More

KCPD teams up with Children's Mercy to help gunshot victims deal with trauma

Roughly 500 people were shot last year in Kansas City. The smallest of them rushed to a hospital bed at Children’s Mercy Hospital, where Tammy Kemp’s job is to have mercy on the kids and families involved. → Read More

Services available after 15-year-old shot and killed outside school

After a 15-year-old girl was shot and killed in the parking lot of Central Academy of Excellence Tuesday night, the head of security for Kansas City Public Schools said district leaders are working to prevent more arguments that end in gunfire. → Read More

KCATA hopes to improve service, reduce crime along Prospect corridor

The Kansas City Area Transit Authority has made subtle changes at bus stops along one of the busiest routes in the metro, and transit leaders say this new vehicle for change is helping reduce crime. → Read More

Violent area of KCK sees big drop in crime after police start business checks

In just a year-and-a-half, a once-troublesome area in Kansas City, Kansas, has witnessed a huge drop in crime. → Read More

Study reveals crime costing Missouri billions

According to KCPD, there were fewer violent crimes reported from 2017 to 2018, but while that number has gone down, there is one number associated with crime that continues to climb. → Read More

Safe KC: Giving back to help victims in our community

41 Action News and its Safe KC Initiative recently decided to put our money where our mouth is. → Read More

First of its kind court cuts down on repeat domestic violence offenders in Kansas City

A compliance docket in Kansas City Municipal Court aims to cut down on repeat domestic violence offenders. → Read More

Who's louder? Chiefs Kingdom or Seahawks 12th Man

If your ears haven't been ringing the last five years, you might have been able to hear the intense debate that has two fan bases literally screaming and claiming victory along the way. → Read More

Dupree explains decision behind KCKPD captain's killer's sentencing

Life in prison with no chance of parole for at least 25 years. That’s the sentence given to Jamaal Lewis but his victim's family says it's not enough. → Read More

KC man turns disability into catalyst for change

Wes Hamilton is a lot of things. He’s a loving father. In fact, his 9-year-old daughter Nevaeh views him as invincible. → Read More