Joe Chiodo, KCTV5 - Kansas City

Joe Chiodo

KCTV5 - Kansas City

Kansas City, MO, United States

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Past articles by Joe:

KC area man becomes first person in Kansas to receive 3D-printed pelvis

A first of its kind surgery at the University of Kansas Health system is giving a local man a second shot at life. The history making procedure could provide hope → Read More

KC Unsolved: 4 years later, police still searching for suspects in violent Westport murder of 24-year-old man

This month marks four years since a violent Westport murder rocked a local Kansas City family. Now Kansas City Missouri Police are revisiting the case and talking with KCTV5 about → Read More

Local man who never smoked pushes for lung cancer awareness after diagnosis

November is lung cancer awareness month. As the month ends, a local man is working to raise awareness and change perceptions here in Kansas City. → Read More

KC Unsolved: Belton police urge people to come forward in 7-year-old murder case

To this day, police haven’t caught Chad Donaldson’s killer. They say they’re closer than ever and now they need your help. → Read More

Olathe woman finds life-saving kidney from stranger through social media

KCTV5 is sharing the story of a chance encounter on social media that brought two strangers together at just the right time. A local Olathe woman received the gift of → Read More

US jobless claims fall to 406,000, a new pandemic low

The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits dropped last week to 406,000, a new pandemic low and more evidence that the job market is strengthening as the virus wanes and → Read More

Missouri House votes to ban trans athletes on girls teams

House lawmakers voted 100-51 on Wednesday to add the proposal to another bill. Republican supporters argued the change is needed to protect girls in sports. They decried the risk of → Read More

New Missouri lawmaker accused of sexual abuse of children causing controversy

The committee found records that show his children reported the abuse years ago but prosecutors didn't file charges. The committee says claims against Roeber are credible. → Read More

UMKC to launch new class exploring conspiracy theories and misinformation

“It’s a perfect opportunity to talk about ‘How do you resist?’ and change the flow of misinformation. There are conspiracy theories on the left and right, and we will explore → Read More

Good Question: Could there be a pill used to treat COVID-19 rather than a shot?

There is​ a COVID-19 treatment in pill form that's being developed, and​ results have shown early promise. It would be similar to something like Tamiflu for the pandemic. → Read More

Covid cases dropping in Kansas as more people get vaccinated

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment reported 590 new cases between Friday and Monday, raising the state's total since the pandemic began to 296,451. → Read More

Good Question: Does the Johnson & Johnson vaccine have different side effects?

As more and more people get their vaccine, many people are asking about side effects for the newly approved Johnson & Johnson shot. → Read More

Good Question: Should you still get the Johnson & Johnson vaccine if it's not as effective?

KCTV5 continues answering your good questions. The single dose Johnson and Johnson vaccine has the green light. But the shot’s effectiveness has some people questioning whether or not they should → Read More

Good Question: Has anybody died after receiving the COVID vaccine?

KCTV5 continues to answer your good questions about the coronavirus. → Read More

Good Question: Is it okay to take painkillers before the COVID vaccine?

KCTV5 is answering your good questions about the coronavirus. One of our viewers asked, “Is it okay to take painkillers to prevent or help ease side effects from the vaccine?” → Read More

Good Question: Should I quarantine after travelling?

If you made the trip to Florida for the Super Bowl (or maybe you have another trip coming up) how long should you quarantine? And should you get tested once → Read More

Good Question: How much money did the NFL lose without fans in the stands?

COVID-19 greatly impacted the Super Bowl game. Raymond James Stadium normally holds 65,000 fans, however due to the virus, only 22,000 people watched the Chiefs vs. the Buccaneers in person. → Read More

Good Question: What are the long-term effects of Covid? When should I be concerned?

KCTV5 continues to answer your good questions about the coronavirus. One of our viewers aske "Are we learning more about the long-term effects of the virus now that it’s been → Read More

Good Question: What if my second COVID shot is delays? Will it be less effective?

“What happens if the vaccine supply runs out when I'm due for my second shot? Does the effectiveness decrease if I have to wait longer than the recommended time frame?” → Read More

Good Question: Will taking a Vitamin D supplement help prevent coronavirus?

Will taking a Vitamin D supplement help prevent coronavirus? That's a good question several of our viewers have asked. → Read More