Saturday, December 29, 2018

The Kansas City Saturday News Wrap

Hottie Elsa and her newsworthy fashion goodness inspires this midday Saturday news look on all things slithery . . .

Egotastic: Elsa Hosk Poses With A 60 Pound Snake

WTHR: Man finds dozens of snakes under cabin on his property

Newser: New Kind of Snake Found in Bizarre Place

Closer to home, here are weekend local news links we're checking today . . .

Kansas City NYE Gun Check

Police ask residents not to celebrate the New Year with celebratory gunfire

"I kind of look up and saw a hole coming through the ceiling, so I knew then what it was," said Frank Ellison, who's home was hit by celebratory gunfire on the Fourth of July.

KCI Scare Aftermath

Flight makes emergency landing at KCI

A flight had to make an emergency landing at Kansas City International Airport Friday afternoon.

Next Gen Gets The Business

Fund Me, KC: GenU looks in mirror to remove mental health stigmas

Startland News is continuing its segment to highlight area entrepreneurs' efforts to accelerate their businesses. This is an opportunity for entrepreneurs - like those working on behalf of the mental health support site GenU - to share their crowdfunding stories to gain additional support. Who are you and what is your organization?

Golden Ghetto Fights For The Future

Forward OP plans future of Overland Park

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - The city of Overland Park is looking into the future, trying to find the best path forward in growing the city. Forward OP has spent a year gathering public input on what Overland Park residents would like to see implemented.

Kansas City Farm Winning???

Kansas City Royals farm system improved greatly in 2018

A rebuild can be a lot speedier of a process if the team in rebuild mode has a good farm system. That the Kansas City Royals did not a year ago, but according to Jim Callis of, their farm system is one of the most improved from last year.

Local Lady Drama Debuts

Spinning Tree Celebrates Young Women Worldwide With EMOTIONAL CREATURE

Spinning Tree Theatre continues season eight January 17 - February 3 with the Kansas City premiere of Emotional Creature: The Secret Life of Girls Around the World. Eve Ensler (The Vagina Monologues) adapted her bestselling book into a unique theatrical experience: a fierce collage of monologues, chat sessions, songs (original music by Charl-Johan Lingenfelder) and dance.

Weekend According To Katie

First Alert: Partly cloudy, cold for your Saturday

We've seen a few flurries to start your Saturday. Sunshine will break through the clouds later on. Look for a high near 29 degrees.

Meek Mill - Trauma is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .


Anonymous said...

Police ask residents not to celebrate the New Year with celebratory gunfire

Good luck with that idea

Anonymous said...

Overland Parks only hope is to outlaw section ape housing.

Anonymous said...


When Elsa pined for her Swedish home on the Baltic, she'd squeeze my trouser-snake and climb aboard the wooden vessel!!!