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The 41 Files Podcast takes a deeper look every week at the stories and trends in Kansas City, hosted by the staff of KSHB 41 News.

The 41 Files Podcast takes a deeper look every week at the stories and trends in Kansas City, hosted by the staff of KSHB 41 News.

Location:

United States

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The 41 Files Podcast takes a deeper look every week at the stories and trends in Kansas City, hosted by the staff of KSHB 41 News.

Language:

English

Contact:

(816) 932-4141


Episodes

Faith in KC: The Salvation Army, and its role as a faith-based organization

12/20/2021
For this month's episode of Faith in KC, KSHB 41's Taylor Hemness speaks to Major Kelly Collins, divisional commander for Kansas and Western Missouri. She shares how her faith has been impacted during 35 years of service to the Salvation Army and what working for the Army is like, especially during the holidays. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:47:33

Faith in KC: Prison Chaplain Matt Mason

10/29/2021
KSHB 41 News Today anchor Taylor Hemness continues his series examining the role of faith in the lives of Kansas Citians. In this episode, he spoke with prison Chaplain Matt Mason. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:50:37

Reporting on traumatic events like 9/11

9/10/2021
Journalists are professional eyewitnesses to traumatic events, and that is especially true of 9/11. KSHB 41 News anchor Cynthia Newsome was getting ready for work at the station and watching the news when she heard about the attacks. She reported on how 9/11 impacted Kansas Citians 20 years ago. In the final episode of KSHB 41 News’ five-part podcast mini-series about the 20th anniversary of 9/11, digital producers Casey Murray and Katharine Finnerty will explore how the field of journalism...

Duration:00:16:11

What 9/11 changed and how Kansas City remembers

9/10/2021
To this day, airport security is one of the most recognizable, direct changes made in the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The federal government established the Transportation Security Administration, or TSA, which is now responsible for keeping airports safe. In the fourth episode of KSHB 41 News’ five-part podcast mini-series on the 20th anniversary of 9/11, digital producers Casey Murray and Katharine Finnerty will explore how the Kansas City International Airport was impacted by...

Duration:00:11:21

The impact of 9/11 on the Islamic community, educators

9/10/2021
After 9/11, the country unified to heal from the tragedy, but some were not included in that unity. Some Muslim and Middle-Eastern people living in the U.S. experienced an increased amount of hate crimes and violence against them after 9/11. Educators are doing what they can to teach their students why such prejudices are wrong, but it’s a challenge when those students weren’t even born when 9/11 happened. In the third episode of KSHB 41 News’ five-part podcast mini-series about the 20th...

Duration:00:13:48

Sept. 11, the war and its impact on service members

9/10/2021
The legacy of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, has grown increasingly complicated following a 20-year war in Afghanistan. That’s taking its toll on service members. The memory of the war and its withdrawal can be a painful source of conflict for veterans. The attacks were an incentive for many to join the military, but studies show PTSD is worse in veterans now than it’s ever been. In the second episode of KSHB 41 News’ five part podcast mini-series about the 20th anniversary of...

Duration:00:13:09

Remembering 9/11 on its 20th anniversary

9/10/2021
On Sept. 11, 2001, four planes hijacked by al-Qaeda members crashed into the World Trade Center towers, the Pentagon and a field in Pennsylvania. Everyone who was alive will forever remember where they were and what they were doing when they first got the news about the 9/11 attacks. In the first episode of KSHB 41 News’ five-part podcast mini-series on the 20th anniversary of 9/11, digital producers Katharine Finnerty and Casey Murray will go back to that day. The episode features archived...

Duration:00:16:32

Faith in KC: Royals General Manager Dayton Moore

8/21/2021
Kansas City Royals General Manager Dayton Moore is very public with his faith, openly sharing his adherence to Christianity, and how it impacts his life. KSHB 41 anchor Taylor Hemness spoke to Moore about how he balances a life of faith, and a career in professional sports. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:53:13

Faith in KC: KU Health System Dr. Steve Stites

7/25/2021
Dr. Steve Stites of the University of Kansas Health System is one of the front line faces in KC’s fight against COVID-19. In this edition of Faith in KC, he talks with Taylor Hemness about how he’s used his faith as a guide during the pandemic. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:20:01

Hyatt Regency disaster: The collapse

7/16/2021
On July 17, 1981, two skywalks in the Hyatt Regency hotel fell onto partygoers beneath them. The accident resulted in 114 people killed and hundreds others injured. Digital producers Casey Murray and Katharine Finnerty take a look at what happened and how the disaster changed America 40 years later in this two-part miniseries. In part one, we'll take you back to the day of the collapse and hear from a first responder about his experience at the Hyatt as well as a person who lost his mother...

Duration:00:10:33

Hyatt Regency disaster: The aftermath

7/16/2021
On July 17, 1981, two skywalks in the Hyatt Regency hotel fell onto partygoers beneath them. The accident resulted in 114 people killed and hundreds others injured. Digital producers Casey Murray and Katharine Finnerty take a look at what happened and how the disaster changed America 40 years later in this two-part miniseries. In part two, we'll take a closer look at the mistake that caused the collapse, and how fields like emergency medicine and engineering were changed because of it. Find...

Duration:00:11:27

Faith in KC: Lama Matt Rice

6/11/2021
In this episode of Faith in KC, 41 Action News Today anchor Taylor Hemness speaks to Kansas City Lama Matt Rice. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:45:59

FBI seeks help solving Truman heist cold case

5/6/2021
It's a case just 45 seconds in the making; nearly 45 years later, it remains unsolved. A precious, valuable collection of swords and daggers was stolen from the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum in 1978. In this special episode of 41 Files, host Hailey Godburn talks with investigator Cat Reid about this mystery gone cold. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:09:52

Faith in KC: Pastor Darron Edwards

4/30/2021
41 Action News anchor Taylor Hemness discusses with Pastor Darron Edwards of United Believers Community Church in this edition of Faith in KC. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:48:44

Faith in KC: Ramadan

4/17/2021
41 Action News Anchor Taylor Hemness spoke with Imam Jamal Shakur of Al-Inshirah Islamic Center in Kansas City about the month, and what it means to the Muslim community. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:37:53

Trial update #11

4/16/2021
The jury in the trial of Kylr Yust has recommended the maximum sentences possible for each of the crimes of which they convicted him. Journey for Justice podcast hosts Hailey Godburn and Katelyn Brown, and 41 Action News anchor Cailtlin Knute, explain the nuances of his sentence. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:19:11

Trial update #10

4/15/2021
Kylr Yust has been found guilty in the deaths of Kara Kopetsky and Jessica Runions. Journey for Justice podcast hosts Katelyn Brown and Hailey Godburn break down the verdict and possible sentencing. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:06:49

Trial update #9

4/14/2021
In the ninth day of his double murder trial, Kylr Yust himself took the witness stand. 41 Action News reporters Andy Alcock and Sarah Plake break down Yust’s testimony and the attorneys’ final words to the jury before deliberation. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:27:56

Trial update #8

4/13/2021
The jury again spent much of the day outside the courtroom during the eighth day of Kylr Yust’s double murder trial in Cass County. 41 Action News reporter Andres Gutierrez explains why jurors heard some testimony, but were not allowed to hear testimony from others in the latest “Journey for Justice: The Trial of Kylr Yust” podcast update. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:11:10

Trial update #7

4/12/2021
The defense was up to bat in Day 7 of Kylr Yust’s double murder trial, and they got off to what seemed to be a rocky start, plagued with no-show witnesses and debate about the relevance or accuracy of witnesses who did show up. 41 Action News reporter joins podcast host Hailey Godburn to break down the short, yet confusing, proceedings. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:11:28