Amid more rain, weather warnings and rising tides on local streets . . . Let's admire Lucy Pinder hotness and then take a look at some of the top links for our local discourse tonight. Checkit:
The Toy Train Shuffle
The lunch crowd boarded the streetcar at Union Station on a busy Wednesday afternoon. Every seat was taken and people were standing shoulder-to-shoulder. The doors shut, but instead of taking off, the train idled. Four mysterious riders in dress coats and fedoras approached the car.
Weather Newsies Own Tonight
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - For a full list of weather alerts, click here. Weather Forecast Headlines: Periods of rain and thunderstorms around mid-morning today and this evening Slight risk for strong to severe storms late tonight from 6pm-11pm; Wind and hail are the biggest threats The flooding risk is a bit lower with this set up, but we still have to monitor it closely Less humid Thursday into Friday HERE IS KANSAS CITY'S MOST ACCURATE FORECAST: High: Wednesday: Periods of showers and thunderstorms today.
Horrific Crash Report Today
Officials say the driver was stuck in the truck and that injuries have been reported as a result of the fire. (Submitted/ Matt Plumb) Westbound Interstate-435 is closed at US-69 Highway. (Submitted/Matt Plumb) Firefighters pulled the driver from the truck. The driver is expected to be okay. (KCTV5)
Naming The Local Dead
The Jackson County Medical Examiner's office recently began trying to identify seven decades-old bodies found in the Kansas City area. Here's where the bodies were found and what they looked like.
Kansas City Tipping Point
If you're a server in Kansas City, you can count on the generosity of diners: The metro area ranks among the nation's best for average gratuity. That's according to data compiled by Square Inc., which provides transaction software and related credit card-processing equipment to retailers nationwide.
End Of The Line Concert
April Fleming Over the past 17 years, Coldplay has well earned its reputation for shlock - but it also often still breaks through with its earnestness, and even, occasionally, with beauty.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .