Tonight we check some of the top local news links along with tribute to hottie Kate and her continued party life well into middle-age.
Take a look:
Kansas City Slip & Fall FAIL
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A slew of ice and sleet left some metro sidewalks a little slippery this week. "That's one of the worst things that I run across, is not being able to see and then having people that are not clearing the sidewalks or not putting any salt down," John Sobaski, who is blind and relies on sidewalks to get around, said.
Dead-Tree Gun Crime Rage
An alleged crime spree, including two slayings, has led to a federal indictment of seven people, including six from the Kansas City area. The indictment includes two capital murder charges. Shawn Burkhalter, 29, of Kansas City and Joshua Nesbitt, 23, of Crowder, Miss., both face two counts of using a firearm to commit murder in relation to a drug-trafficking crime, according to a release issued Thursday by the U.S.
KCMO Get Out Of Jail Card Fugazi
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Kansas City, Missouri, woman has been sentenced for forging a court order for the release of another inmate. Margie P. Shephard, 53, was sentenced to three years and five months for obstruction of justice. Shephard admitted to fabricating the document while she was incarcerated on other charges at Federal Prison Camp-Bryan in Bryan, Texas.
Brookside Crook In Action
Brookside business owner searching for thief caught on camera stealing hundreds of dollars in merchandise
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A shoplifter swiped hundreds of dollars of clothes and accessories from the shelves of a Brookside business, and it was all caught on camera. "$300 here and $500 there and $600 here and $50 here -- it adds up to a lot of money," said Mindy Diaz, the owner of Design in the City.
Local Foodie Profile
Novel restaurant moves to Crossroads Arts District, will 'reinvent ourselves' - Kansas City Business Journal
Novel's owners are embarking on a new vision for the restaurant and a new space in the Crossroads Arts District. The restaurant outgrew its space at 815 W. 17th St., a quaint, two-story house on Kansas City's Westside, co-owner and chef Ryan Brazeal told the Kansas City Business Journal.
Local Hipsters Weekend Agenda
The Ainsworth (11563 Ash Street, Leawood, Kansas) hosts The Bumble Games from 8 to 10:30 p.m. Friday night. It's a beer pong tournament with two drinks included ($15). This is the only local outpost for the restaurant and bar, which has locations in New Jersey and New York City, and is known for its macaroni-and-cheese burger.
Still Waiting For Bubba Comeback
Let's go back to the 2011 MLB Amateur Draft. That year, players like Francisco Lindor, George Springer, Sonny Gray, and the late Jose Fernandez were taken during that draft. Meanwhile, with the fifth overall selection, the Kansas City Royals selected.... Bubba Starling. There was a time when Starling was considered a legitimate top prospect.
And this is OPEN THREAD for tonight . . .