Friday, January 18, 2019

Kansas City Friday News Downpour

A bunch of local news items worth sharing in one place, here's the rundown of today's more important headlines, news items along with a few more crime stories . . .

Nice Kansas City Save

Fire crew rescues teen driver after SUV goes into Brush Creek

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - Crews with the Kansas City Fire Department had to rescues a driver midday Friday after the teen's SUV went into Brush Creek. According to officers with the Kansas City Police Department, the 19-year-old woman had a medical condition that caused her to lose control of her vehicle, sending it off Blue Parkway and into the water.

Kansas City Big Foot Bust

Man arrested had heroin in size 18 shoes, meth at KC Amtrak | The Kansas City Star

Federal prosecutors have charged an Arkansas man with smuggling heroin and methamphetamine on an Amtrak train that stopped in Kansas City. He hid the heroin in a pair of shoes that were size 18, court documents say.

Stranger Danger Double Take

Elementary school-age student approached by man, woman

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Police Department has increased patrols in the northland after an elementary school-age student was approached by a man and woman in a car Thursday afternoon. The Park Hill School District notified parents Friday of the incident, which involved a student from Tiffany Ridge Elementary School near NW Old Tiffany Springs Road and NW Green Hills Road in the Northland.

Local Demand For Drugs

4 arrested in Clay County drug bust

CLAY COUNTY, MO (KCTV) -- Four were arrested Wednesday afternoon after the Clay County Section of the Missouri Western Interdiction and Narcotics Task Force served a search warrant. The warrant was issued in Kansas City. Methamphetamine, prescription narcotics, and firearms were among the items discovered during the investigation.

Big Picture Shut Down Impact

Husch lawyer: Shutdown hits business involved in foreign trade - Kansas City Business Journal

Businesses relying on exports and imports as part of their supply chain are starting to feel effects from the partial federal government shutdown. Beau Jackson, a trade and intellectual property partner at Husch Blackwell LLP in Kansas City, said the shutdown is affecting key entities for foreign trade, such as the U.S.

Show-Me War On Terror Price

Missouri man one of 4 Americans killed in Syria suicide bomb attack, Pentagon says

The Pentagon has identified three of the four Americans killed in a suicide bomb attack claimed by the Islamic State group in Syria this week. They are Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jonathan R. Farmer, 37, of Boynton Beach, Florida, who was based at Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Navy Chief Cryptologic Technician (Interpretive) Shannon M.

Kansas Life Lesson
Sorting Fact and Fiction From Politicians On Kansas Schools
JoCo Inferno Rescue

2 injured by fire in Overland Park duplex

OVERLAND PARK, KS (KCTV) -- Two people have been injured in a fire in Overland Park. Overland Park fire crews reported to the 8400 block of Kessler Street. The fire happened at a duplex. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time. is now with you on the go!

And this is the OPENT HREAD for right now . . .


Anonymous said...

Anything outside the KCMO bubble going on in the world?

Anonymous said...

^^^ Yes Jeff Bozo is humping his new girlfriend while his workers slave away in warehouses.

Tired of the Bullshit said...

The cause of the fire is unknown? GD KCTV5 do you ever try and get the real story about anything? Two idiots were using a spray paint gun in the basement and the fumes flashed over from the hot water heater or furnace.

KCTV5 couldn't put out a factual story if their lives depended on it. But man can they ever spread the BS around.

Anonymous said...

Did the character on the Train also have on a red rubber nose, orange wig and one of Sly James' bow ties?