Saturday, April 22, 2017

The Kansas City Spring Saturday News Links

Quick peek at some of the more noteworthy news items and a glimpse at Internets hotness culture for Kansas City today. Take a peek:

Man Hunt Starts In Kansas City Area

Man wanted for murder sought by police, US Marshals

The US Marshals and KCK police are asking for the public's help to find a man wanted in connection to a murder. KCK police released details: Emenencio C. Lansdown has been charged with 2nd Degree Murder and Criminal Possession of a Firearm related to the murder of Casey Eaton on 04/19/2017 in the 900 block of Kansas Avenue.

Local Lady Murder Charge

Johnson County woman arrested for husband's murder

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Knob Noster, Missouri woman has been arrested for the murder of her husband. Jema Donahue, 31, faces second-degree murder charges. According to a release from the Johnson County Sheriff's office, 31-year-old Javon Donahue's body was found buried on a rural Johnson County farm.

Afternoon Crash Report

At least 1 killed in Independence crash Saturday afternoon

At least one person died Saturday afternoon in a crash on U.S. 40 at I-470 in Independence.

The Weekend Drunk Count

Seven DUI arrests made in Friday night sobriety checkpoint in KC

Kansas City police on Friday conducted a sobriety checkpoint at 50th Street and Prospect Avenue that stopped 120 cars and netted several arrests. Seven motorists were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Two drivers were taken in for having no license. Police arrested one person on a fugitive warrant.

Give The KCK PD A Brake

KCK police car, lights and sirens, involved in crash

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - A Kansas City, Kansas police car, running with lights and sirens was involved in a crash about 9:00 p.m. Friday at 13th & State Avenue. Police say a 2013 Ford Explorer was westbound on State, a 1999 Nissan Altima was southbound on 13th when the two collided in the intersection.

Chiefs Off-Season Moves Reported

Chiefs release Jaye Howard, reports

Howard injured hip in November

Old School Mall Aftermath

Demo begins on old Metcalf South mall

Overland Park, KS - Demolition has begun on one of the Metro's oldest shopping malls. A new development will rise where the Metcalf South shopping center has stood for more than 50 years at 95th and Metcalf.

Crisis For Kansas City Royals

Royals will try to kick offense into gear against emergency call-up | FOX Sports

The two worst offenses in the American League won't get any breaks Saturday when the Kansas City Royals and the Texas Rangers play the third game of a four-game set. Texas, which has the lowest batting average in the American League at .205, will have to find a way to get things going against right-hander Ian Kennedy (0-2).

And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .