Wednesday, April 25, 2018

The Kansas City Hump Day News Links

CharMac brightens the gloomiest day and offers a quickie newsworthy distraction.

Daily Star And Tribute To Pammy: Baywatch's Charlotte McKinney puts bikini through its paces as boobs spill from all angles

Closer to home, here are more than a few MSM news links worth sharing. Take a peek:

Even More Dangerous Local Curves

This is where the most crashes occur in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - If you go to a game at Kauffman or Arrowhead stadium, you might want to slow down and pay attention. So far in 2018, the I-70 and I-435 interchange has ranked the highest on the Kansas City Police Department's High Crash Locations.

Kansas City Obamacare Shutdown

Kansas City Hospital To Close, Will Lay Off More Than 100 Employees

Select Specialty Hospital-Western Missouri, a long-term acute care facility on East Meyer Boulevard in Kansas City, is closing its doors and laying off 105 employees. The hospital announced the closure in a notice to the state of Missouri under the Worker Adjustment Retraining and Notification Act.

KCK Scare Today

Scrap metal found in suspicious bag left outside KCK police headquarters

Terry Zeigler SOURCE: Terry Zeigler Authorities said scrap metal was found in a suspicious bag found outside Kansas City, Kansas, police headquarters Wednesday morning. Overland Park's bomb squad officers X-rayed the bag and determined there wasn't anything hazardous inside. Downtown Kansas City, Kansas, at Seventh Street and Minnesota Avenue was shut down for about two and a half hours.

Today's Decapitation Case Hiccup

Case against KCK Schlitterbahn Waterpark in boy's death dropped on technicality

KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- A judge dropped the case against Schlitterbahn Waterpark of KCK on Wednesday in connection to the death of a 10-year-old. But it could be just temporary. Why? Technically, there is no such thing as Schlitterbahn Waterpark of Kansas City, Kansas. That company name does not exist.

Ripoffs Other Than Rising Bills

KCP&L warns customers of increase in scams

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City Power and Light is warning its customers of a dramatic increase in reported scammers posing at KCP&L employees over the phone. KCP&L said in a news release that 326 attempted utility collection call scams were reported in the first quarter of 2018 compared to 185 in 2017, a 76 percent increase.

Local Crime Life Discussion

Crime Files: Listen to the full podcast series

About 40 percent of the murder cases in Kansas City are unsolved. Many of those cases are considered cold. FOX4 Crime Files takes an in-depth look at some of these cases, each one representing a life lost, and loved ones searching for answers.

Check TKC Comments For Contestants

Know Someone Who Needs A Makeover? Netflix's 'Queer Eye' Is Casting In Kansas City

Do you have a friend or loved one in need of a little push when it comes to fashion or confidence? Netflix's " Queer Eye" wants to know. The streaming service's revival of the Bravo TV makeover show "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy" (which aired from 2003-2007) is looking for subjects in Kansas City, Missouri.

More Booze For Can City

KC's Boulevard Brewing fires up $10 million beer canning operation

Kansas City, MO - After years of bottling their beer, Boulevard Brewing Company is now going to sell its product in cans. Company officials say their $10 million canning line is now fully operational, completing the final phase of Boulevard's expansion plan that started in 2004.

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Diogenes Jr. said...

Let's see - you have a thirty-something who's marginally skilled enough to ride a bicycle, but who scraped together enough to make the down payment of a Ford f-150 (or a POS GMC or Chevy F-150 wannabe), zipping along at least ten miles over the speed limit, reading a text from his wife or one of his girlfriends, and he realizes he's about to miss his exit, so he tries to cut off a semi - yup, that's "driver inattention" alright.

Anonymous said...

Since the city needs more money is KCMO city hall, Schulte, involved in the KCPLscams?