The Kansas City Saturday Link Dump

Relax, breathe deeply, let go of all the tension as we ease into this BIG-ASS news collection with these somewhat important pop culture droppings . . .

Peeps: Superintendent Accused of Pooping on School Track Resigns, Suing Police Department for $1 Million

CNBC: Jenny McCarthy talks about autism and her family

Huff Post: And now the right is supposedly outraged by David Cross' jokes about pooping on Trump

GH: Kelly Clarkson Just Completely Shut Down a Troll Who Attacked One of Her Fans

HP‘I Pooped In My Mother-In-Law’s Bed’ And Other Real Pooping While Dating Stories

And now here's a lot of local news links that are interesting but otherwise pushed out of our news cycle this week . . .

Celebrate Biz Lady Power Spread

PHOTOS: Celebrating the 2018 class of Women Who Mean Business - Kansas City Business Journal

"Lean in and lead even if you're uncomfortable," said Karen Orosco senior vice president of U.S. retail at H&R Block Inc. Orosco was discussing the turning point of her career at Friday's Who Mean Business awards luncheon. She took the lead on construction of the company's now-iconic headquarters in downtown Kansas City, something she wasn't sure she was ready for.

Update: KCMO Women Suffer Gunfire

2 women injured in shooting near 31st, Indiana Avenue late Thursday

Two women were injured in a shooting near 31st Street and Indiana Avenue late Thursday, Kansas City police said. Police were called to the area about 11 p.m. on a reported disturbance and found a woman suffering from a gunshot wound. She was taken to a hospital with serious injuries.

Tragic Memorial Downfall Coming Soon???

Schlitterbahn Verruckt KCK water slide demolition argued | The Kansas City Star

Plans to demolish the Kansas City, Kan., water slide where a 10-year-old boy was killed are tied up in legal wrangling between the state and owners of the Schlitterbahn water park. In July, attorneys for KC Waterpark Management had said they were prepared to commence the demolition of the 17-story Verruckt water slide shortly after Labor Day, when the park closes for the season.

Southland Ruckus Report

Man surrenders after disturbance call prompts hours-long standoff at 97th and Holmes

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- KC police worked a standoff Friday night near East 97th Street and Holmes Road that fortunately ended peacefully. Police initially responded to a disturbance call in the area around 5 p.m. A woman met officers outside and told them that she had been fighting with a man inside the residence.

Urban Core Crash Consequences

Man admits guilt in fatal January 2017 car crash

Shaymaa Saudi, 35, tragically lost her life on Sunday, January 15, in a fatal car wreck at the intersection of St. John and Askew that was originally ruled a single-car accident by the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department.

Soccer Fashion Q & A

Here's why Sporting KC players - and other pros - wear 'sports bras' under their jerseys

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A video of a Sporting KC player giving his jersey to a little girl for her birthday blew up on social media last weekend. But it's also caused many people to wonder: Why is Johnny Russell wearing a sports bra? Well, he's not the only one who wears one.

Kansas City Moves & Shakers

Here are the Kansas City stocks driving Wall Street's bull run - Kansas City Business Journal

The historic bull market made us wonder which Kansas City-area public companies have benefited the most from buoyant stock prices. Since March 9, 2009, local public companies' share price performance has ranged from the nation's fourth-biggest gain to absolutely dismal.

Dangerous KC Drinking Game

Former employee speaks out about security company involved in deadly KC bar shooting

KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- A former employee of Force One Security is voicing concerns the company is putting people in danger. "I would say protect yourself," said Ashley Tedford, who worked for Force One Security for almost a year and left last summer.

Kansas City Pizza Honey Winning

The Stupidly Simple Way to Turn Your Pizza Crust Into Dessert

For folks in areas of Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, and Iowa, covering pizza crust in honey is simply the norm. Outside those areas, though...

Kansas City Keepsake Redux

One of widower's two stolen heirlooms recovered at pawn shop after KCPD investigation

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A young widower's Crestwood home was broken into Aug. 17. The burglars stole jewelry, namely a wedding ring, but it wasn't about the monetary loss. It was the memories, as the victim had recently lost his wife to cancer. FOX4's Sherae Honeycutt was there when family was reunited with the precious ring.

Crime Dries Up Meth Town Resource
Community water cooler stolen from Independence woman
Local Lady Survivor Story

Grieving mom who lost son to gun violence finds purpose at Mothers in Charge meeting

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Cynthia Hopkins' son, 36-year-old Derrick Harris, was shot and killed in Kansas City last month. Like many homicides on city streets, there are no suspects or arrests, so far, in her son's murder. "I just want to be around other mothers that are feeling as hurt and lost, confused and sad," Hopkins said.

Kansas City Helping Hand

Kansas City non-profit 'Heart to Heart' preparing aid for Hawaii ahead of Hurricane Lane

Hurricane Lane is dumping heavy rain on Hawaii's big island. On the ground from thousands of miles away, a Kansas City-area non-profit is preparing to help. "We know that in a disaster people are made homeless or end up in shelters - they need hygiene kits.

Lesson In Addiction

Metro schools aim to snuff out vaping as more underage teens get hooked

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- It's not a back-to-school supply, but many schools across the metro are stocked with them. Many parents have no idea what they are, but ask just about any 15-year-old and they can tell you: It's a Juul, the vaping device of choice at many middle and high schools across the country.

Tigers Slash Scooter Access

MU wants new rental scooters off campus

Bird, a scooter-rental company based in Santa Monica, California, brought its electric scooters to Columbia this week. But MU doesn't want them. Bird offered scooters to students and faculty to rent as part of a university pop-up tour the company is taking to 150 universities and colleges nationwide this year.

Kansas Horseplay Sale Notice

Wild mustangs and burros for sale in KCK

Breaking News Horse lovers are invited to a public sale of wild horses and burros in Kansas City, Kansas on Friday and Saturday at the Wyandotte County Fairgrounds. The Bureau of Land Management is selling 50 animals for direct purchase to good homes. Fees begin as low as $25.

Kansas City Homes Crumbling Amid Global Climate Change
Midwest drought: Dry conditions taking a toll on Kansas City area foundations
Celebrate Kansas City Picker

In The Hands Of This Kansas City Singer, An Old Banjo Shows All The Emotions

When singer/songwriter Kelly Hunt arrived in Kansas City from Memphis three years ago, the relocation came with a surprise: There was already a well-known musician in town who had the same name - or practically the same.

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


  1. This was a true pants-pooping moment and as they say, you can't polish a turd

  2. ^^^^ No, but all the worshipers in "The Cult Of The Donald" are giving it a try.

  3. ^^^^^^^ Lighten up Francis and stop being stupid with your hateful comments.

  4. ^^hypocrite

  5. Stop posting everyone - Fuk Ee Hole has spoken!


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