Hottie Fernanda and her Latina superstar body of Internets work starts this morning celebration of local news before the Mexican drink-a-thon beings. Take a peek:
Budding Kansas City Haxorz Talk
Are all those April showers making your May flowers feel a little soggy? Today, we get tips for late-spring gardening from the Kansas City Community Gardens. Also, we speak with Kevin Mitnick about how hackers can use digital know-how and social engineering to work their way into your computer.
The Local Healthcare Slap Fight
They are both small-business owners living miles apart. But like much of the nation this week, Doug Furnell and Trisha Tataryn are split over the vote Thursday by the U.S. House of Representatives to scrap and replace the Affordable Care Act. In Louisburg, Kan., Furnell, the 55-year-old owner of 10-employee Western Metal Co., is heartened.
Another Local Car In The Drink
Police called to search Shawnee Mission Lake after car reportedly ended up in the water Police aren't sure if anyone was in the vehicle at the time Authorities are searching Shawnee Mission Lake after a car was seen in the water there Thursday night.
Local Blaze Aftermath
Fire crews had to put out a fire at a building that was being demolished at 27th and McGee on Thursday afternoon.
More KCK Gunfire Deets
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- KCK police are investigating a serious shooting that happened late Thursday afternoon. Officers rushed to 9th and Gilmore and found a man shot in the head. KCKPD says the man has a life-threatening injury. The victim's name hasn't been released and no information has come out about a motive for the shooting.
Meth Town Metro Runaround
Independence Police initiated that chase and deployed a GPS tracker. The KCMO Helicopter spotted that driver and saw him remove that GPS device.
McTavish Makes His Weekend List
Simply put, legends last. Demonstrating such qualifying staying power this weekend are entertainments whose appeal has persisted for decades, even centuries - from a veteran country-music king holding court to an ancient Egyptian-inspired soap opera updated for modern audiences. So in 10, 50 or 100 years, what seemingly momentary allures might still be enjoyed by the masses?
Alternative Plans From The Pitch
John Doe has been many things in his life: writer, actor, poet. But he's likely best known for X, the long-running SoCal punk band in which he sings with Exene Cervenka, and plays bass alongside guitarist Billy Zoom and drummer DJ Bonebrake.
For today and forevermore the song of THIS day is WAR - CINCO DE MAYO and this is the OPEN THREAD for the early morning . . .