COVID-19 PANDEMIC

A collection of articles about the coronavirus pandemic and its impact in the Kansas City metro, Missouri and Kansas from my time as a journalist with KSHB 41.

Oct. 31, 2020

October was the deadliest month for the COVID-19 pandemic in the history of the seven-county Kansas City metro, Kansas and Missouri, according to data compiled from state and local health departments for the 41 Action News Daily COVID-19 Tracker.

Sept. 16, 2020

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson touted decreasing COVID-19 rates in the state, despite a White House report indicating Missouri still is in the “red zone.”

Sept. 2, 2020

Five girls who play golf – four at Shawnee Mission East High School and one at Blue Valley High School – have requested a temporary restraining order that would allow them to compete this season.

June 8, 2021

The mother of a special needs child in the Blue Valley School District alleged that the district allowing a COVID-19 state education policy to lapse, and encouraging students who aren’t vaccinated against the virus to wear masks, “eviscerates” the family’s right to provide informed consent. READ MORE.