Hottie Jess brings us to this last news blast of the day and a glimpse of local life in action . . .
Cleaning Up Angry KCMO Tagging
Racist graffiti and semi trucks set on fire - it happened overnight at a business park off of Front Street. "This truck right here, the front side of it was on fire." Aaron Farrar doesn't understand why this happened.
Kansas City Killing Cry For Help
Tasha James and Tony Nevels sat shoulder-to-shoulder Tuesday morning on the concrete steps where someone shot their younger brother dead. His name was Freddie Nevels, they said. He was 23. They want peace. They want justice. But both seem maddeningly out of reach here on the 3800 block of East Sixth Street in Kansas City's Northeast neighborhood.
Show-Me Street Life Debate
A group of lawmakers is asking for feedback on a few ideas to deal with the Missouri Department of Transportation's budget, which is inadequate to fix the state's crumbling roads and bridges.MoDOT has about $825-million in high-priority projects that are not funded.
Look What Grandpa Burried
The Independence Police Department is investigating after a suspicious devode was reported in a neighborhood. The incident happened Tuesday afternoon in the area of East 9th Street South near South Huttig Avenue. A man told KMBC 9 News that he was digging up his backyard looking for items his grandfather had buried.
Home Team In the Homestretch
Monday nights are terribly unremarkable. It is the first day of the work week for most, after the tumult of Saturday hobnobbing and the abbreviated recovery of Sunday afternoon nap sessions, Mondays have a tendency to come and go with little in the way of decoration or celebration.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .