The 41 Files Podcast takes a deeper look every week at the stories and trends in Kansas City, hosted by the staff of 41 Action News.
The first criminal trial against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is underway with jury selection. 41 Action News staff walk through how the trial might play out once opening arguments begin.
State prosecutors Monday dropped invasion of privacy charges against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens. 41 Action News reporters Steven Dial and Tom Dempsey join digital producer Sam Hartle to talk about a stunning day and what's next on Tuesday.
On Monday, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens saw his felony invasion of privacy charge dropped. Greitens' next hurdle will be surviving a Special Session, which starts at 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 18. 41 Action News Reporters Steven Dial, Tom Dempsey and Digital Producer Sam Hartle talk about the special session and other odds and ends.
The Special Session to explore impeachment against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is underway. 41 Action News Reporters Steven Dial and Tom Dempsey and Park University Political Science Professor Matt Harris join producer Sam Hartle to discuss latest in Gov. Greitens' case.
Without warning, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens announced his resignation suddenly Tuesday afternoon, May 29, 2018. Reporters Steven Dial, Tom Dempsey and Digital Producer Sam Hartle break down the stunning development.
Less than 24 hours after announcing his resignation, details emerged on what led Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens to resign. 41 Action News Anchors Lindsay Shively and Taylor Hemness, along with reporters Steven Dial and Ariel Rothfield, join digital producer Sam Hartle to make sense of the deal and look at what Gov. Greitens will be doing on June 4.
Today on 41 Files, new Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has settled into his new office. How long will his honeymoon last with voters and legislators? Plus, a Northland senate district turned light blue Tuesday night. 41 Action News anchor Taylor Hemness is joined by reporters Steven Dial, Tom Dempsey and Cat Reid, along with digital producer Sam Hartle, to break down the latest in politics and parades.
The march to build a new terminal at KCI continues, but much of the recent work has been outside the headlines. Councilman Jermaine Reed joins Lindsay Shively, Taylor Hemness and Steven Dial to talk about an important update on Thursday. Then, Rae Daniel joins the podcast to talk about Kansas City's chances to land a World Cup soccer game in 2026. Finally, Kansas City's biscuit scene is on the rise, and Megan Strickland reports on some of the best to try.
Last Friday, two Wyandotte County Sheriff's Deputies were killed in the line of duty. 41 Action News reporter Sarah Plake joins reporter Steven Dial and Digital Producer Sam Hartle in recalling an awful Friday afternoon and to preview the memorial service for the deputies. Later, Congressman Kevin Yoder had a front row seat to President Trump's policies along the Mexican border. Digital Producer Tod Palmer looks at how other local politicians reacted. Lastly, reporter Cat Reid joins the podcast to talk about the latest KC Streetcar expansion election.
In this week's episode of 41 Files: At 02:00, 41 Action News Anchor Taylor Hemness talks his favorite Bone Thugs and Harmony Song; Reporter Cat Reid joins the podcast at 02:35 to talk about the impact Jason Kander has had on KC Mayor's race; At 12:34, reporter Steven Dial outlines a complaint about a new Crossroads development; Reporter Andres Gutierrez talks at 20:45 about storm chasing and how reporters balance doing their job and showing compassion to people going through major life events.