We finish the last Friday of 2017 with tribute to Joey as we move forward, check the files and share some of the top morning stories for right now. Take a peek:
Friday Finale From McTavish
Did you get everything fun done that you wanted to this year? Are you sure? Because it's now or never to take part in disappearing expressions of the holidays and other going-going-gone doings before they're as kaput as 2017.
Sleaze Scummit Doggie Trolls Social Media
Brittany Green and Brett Kreikemeier brought their two dogs with them to visit relatives in Lee's Summit for the holidays. But the couple's 1-year-old lab mix, Daisy, ran away on Dec. 23 when they think a train spooked her and caused her to run off. "Every single night I was crying," Green said.
No KCMO Fun This Winter
Along Ward Parkway near 60th Street, a small frozen pond serves as a makeshift ice skating rink as temperatures dance near and even below 0 degrees. "We were just playing on the ice having some fun," 10-year-old Henry Zwillenberg said. "We live right down the street so perfect spot," his brother Jackson said.
Kansas City Obamacare Last Call
Metro hospitals, doctors' offices packed and busy as people try to meet high deductibles and save money
LIBERTY, Mo. -- For hospitals and doctors' offices, it's a busy time of year as people are hoping to take advantage of high deductible plans. Waiting rooms are packed with people who have used all or most of their deductibles, hoping their insurance companies pick up the remainder of the tab.
Another KCPD Word Of Warning
This should go without saying, but the stats suggest otherwise: no one should fire a gun as part of a holiday celebration. Yet here was the Kansas City, Missouri police department on Thursday, December 28, holding a press conference warning the general public about the dangers of celebratory gunfire.
Local Doggie Advice
With near record cold, dispatchers all over the metro area are receiving more animal control related calls this week with neighbors complaining about animals being left out in the cold. Taisha Walker spent the day with Kansas City Animal Control Officer Chris Harriman and Kate Quigley of Chain of Hope.
Kansas City Cold Front Part Deux
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Share in our weather experience on the weather blog. Click on the blog for more information. For a full list of weather alerts, click here. Not as cold tonight, lows in the teens Clouds, possible flurries and warmer Friday Arctic blast for New Years weekend, little to no snow KANSAS CITY'S MOST ACCURATE FORECAST: High:Friday: Mostly cloudy and cold, a few flurries possible.
Tyga - Boss Up is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .