Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Kansas City Cloudy Tuesday Afternoon Links

Hottie Jodie Gasson recently retired from the modeling game but this afternoon we celebrate the legacy of her moody lingerie work and all of these Kansas City local links . . .

KCMO Council Dude Reed Argues Against EPIC EPA Water Bill And More ...

KC councilman to testify before Congress on unfunded mandates

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - On Wednesday, Councilman Jermaine Reed will head to Washington, D.C. to testify before Congress on unfunded mandates. Unfunded mandates are regulations or requirements set by the federal government without any funding and limited to no enforcement. Reed says the mandates often take money away from locally passed programs and initiatives.

Kansas City Crook, Interrupted

KC police officer interrupts robbery at gas station

A Kansas City police officer interrupted a robbery early Tuesday at a gas station. Police said the officer walked in on the holdup at the Shell gas station at Truman Road and Brooklyn Avenue. The man took off and jumped into a waiting car, but fell out when the vehicle sped off, authorities said.

Local Runaround Report

Man in custody after police chase in KCMO

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A man is in custody after a police chase in Kansas City, Missouri. Officers said a man stole a black F-250 near 31st Street and Brooklyn in east KC. Police said the man got onto 71 Highway and sped off. Police pursued and the suspect was arrested near 59th and Olive.

Show-Me Jackson County Legal Win

Greitens Names Jackson County Judge To Fill Missouri Supreme Court Vacancy

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has appointed Jackson County Circuit Judge W. Brent Powell to the state Supreme Court. Powell, a Springfield native and Mizzou law grad, will fill a seat on the seven-member court that has been vacant since Judge Richard Teitelman died in November.

More Online Drama

Two Fort Osage students at center of investigation after social media threat

Two Fort Osage High School students are the center of an investigation after a threat was made on social media. The students, who have not been identified because they are minors, posted the threat on Snapchat Monday night. A majority of the threat was profane and it was directed at African American students in the high school.

The Next Local Transit Scheme

KCATA's Uber-like app breaks down barriers

Kirby Hough demonstrates RideKC Freedom, a new on-demand ride sharing app being rolled out by the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority, which is led by President and CEO Robbie Makinen. For riders with disabilities, such as Hough and Makinen, the fare will be subsidized.

Tough Times For Home Team Continue

The Kansas City Royals can't score, and an MLB record might be theirs soon

Eric Hosmer is hitting .192. Alcides Escobar is at .182. Alex Gordon? Scuffling along at .178, and so are the Kansas City Royals. In a historic fashion. With Monday's 12-1 loss to the Chicago White Sox, the Royals haven't scored more than two runs in a game in eight consecutive games.

Kansas City Weather Fear Tonight

First Alert: Severe storms with damaging wind, hail possible this evening

Damaging winds and large hail are the biggest threats with any storms that develop later this evening.

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


Anonymous said...

Robber fell out of the getaway car! Accomplice fell out of the stolen pickup. That's what we end up with when there's no more drivers ed in the KCPS. Hilarious. Where's the video.

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - On Wednesday, Councilman Jermaine Reed will head to Washington, D.C. to testify before Congress on unfunded man dates.

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