Thursday, January 04, 2018

Kansas City Thursday Night Link Look



Inspired by Kate's classic snowbunny hotness, we check some of the top Kansas City MSM news links tonight . . .

City Hall Fixes Busted Pipes

City Hall re-opens following water line break

Employees returned to City Hall on the afternoon of Thursday, January 4, less than 48 hours after a broken water line saturated electrical equipment and caused flooding in the building's lower lobby. The two-inch main fire suppression line broke between the main lobby and lower level of City Hall at about 6:30 p.m.


Suburban Total Loss Report

Fire engulfs Blue Springs home Thursday morning

Ross Ferguson/KMBC SOURCE: Ross Ferguson/KMBC A fire engulfed a Blue Springs home Thursday morning. Central Jackson County firefighters were called about 9 a.m. to the 2800 block of Northwest Emerald Place. The Fire Department said crews found heavy fire coming from the basement of the home, which spread to upper floors.


KCMO Youngsters FAIL Reading Test

Third-grade Reading Proficiency: There's work to do

If you've ever seen the look on a child's face when they learn how to read a word, then you know there is simply nothing else like it. Reading is the basis for developing critical thinking skills and lifelong learning and that's why it's critical for our city to prioritize this issue.


Highway Shooting Aftermath

Homicide suspect shot by police on Northland interstate after high-speed police chase

A homicide suspect is in custody after a high-speed police chase ended in the Northland. Just after noon Thursday, Kansas City, Missouri police became involved in a pursuit of a vehicle driven by a homicide suspect said to be armed and dangerous in the area of U.S. Highway 169 south of Smithville.


Meth Town Dude Confronts DUI Charge

Man charged in chain-reaction crash that killed 2 girls after blood test shows high levels of THC

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- An Independence man faces multiple felony charges in a fatal chain-reaction crash that killed to children and injured to others, prosecutors announced Thursday. Terry Gray, 51, faces two counts of driving while intoxicated, resulting in death, and two counts of driving while intoxicated, resulting in serious physical injury.


Downtown Big Money Price Tag

How much did Stanton Road Capital spend on KC's 2323 Grand tower? - Kansas City Business Journal

"The market has spoken," Tim Schaffer, president of AREA Real Estate Advisors, said when asked for his reaction of the sale price. "That is the building's value today. There are several large long-term leases in place and the asset's quality and location support substantial future value."


Fanboys Start Week Of Worry

Alex Smith's recent history against Titans is less than glorious

7:00 AM ET Adam TeicherESPN Staff Writer Close Covered Chiefs for 20 seasons for Kansas City Star Joined ESPN in 2013 KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The last time Alex Smith played against the Tennessee Titans in December 2016, he was on his way to having a big game.


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

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