Wednesday, June 07, 2017

The Kansas City News Link Clean-Up

Just a few more important topics for consideration tonight . . .

Kansas City Lady & Doggie Escape

Fire crews respond to apartment fire near 101st Terrace and Belleview

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Fire crews are on the scene of a fire at an apartment complex in south Kansas City. The fire broke out sometime before 3:30 p.m. at Three Fountains Apartments. There are no reported injuries at this time. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Toy Train No Vote Expansion

KC Streetcar group endorses route north to Berkley Riverfront Park

The Kansas City Streetcar Authority on Wednesday endorsed a proposed route extension north to Berkley Riverfront Park along the Grand Street Viaduct. A feasibility study found extension was the most practical and affordable route. "This is a really unique opportunity," Streetcar Authority executive director Tom Gerend told the board, adding that an extension would knit the riverfront to the streetcar's current end point in River Market.

Friday Night Car Threat Aftermath

Upset about car repossession, KC man accused of threatening auto loan employees

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Jackson County Prosecutors charged a 30-year-old Kansas City man with harassment and making terroristic threats after police say he threatened employees and their families at Auto Bank KC, 6901 E. Front Street, when the business informed him they would have to repossess his vehicle if he didn't catch up on payments.

Show-Me Missouri Crackdown

Loss of federal funding for DWI checkpoints in Missouri draws mixed reviews

Law enforcement agencies across Missouri that use DWI checkpoints to catch drunk drivers won't be able to use federal money to pay for them starting July 1. That's when the new fiscal year gets underway. The Missouri Dept.

Happy Rock Allegations

Suspects charged after Gladstone teen robbed at gunpoint

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A Gladstone teenager said he was shocked at how quickly he found himself staring down the barrel of a gun after he thought he was just letting a group of strangers bum a cigarette. Authorities on Wednesday said they have charged Marcellus Anderson, 20; Khadeem Lamar Fisher, 21; Antonio Hernandez with 1st degree robbery.

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


Anonymous said...

You really DO have to hand it to the streetcar folks that a line to the Missouri River is a unique opportunity.
An opportunity to spends millions of dollars so that empty streetcars can regularly travel to empty Berkeley Riverfront Park.
And for free!
Why haven't some private investors and private companies already thought of this?
I can already picture the financial statements!

Anonymous said...

Because the new toy train route to Berkley park is going to become TIF heaven.

Anonymous said...

Marcellus, Kadeem, and Antonio how surprising. It,is truly astonishing how 12% of our population is always, always the perpetrators of crime.

Anonymous said...

Two of the posts have nothing to do with the robbery in Gladstone. WTF?

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