Quick grab of the most important news from today concerning the Head Of State . . .
UST: Trump donates $100000 to alcoholism research from presidential salary
Vox: Trump is peddling conspiracy theories to try and undercut Roger Stone’s indictment
The Hill: Coulter - ‘No question’ Pelosi outplayed Trump
Closer to home, here are the news links from around the metro that matter for today . . .
Kansas City Paid $35-MILLION Upfront For These Standard Looking Rooms
Loews Hotels CEO Jonathan Tisch offers more information on what the Loews Kansas City Convention Center Hotel will look like - and what local touches the $325 million project will include. Plus, the company provided its first renderings of a model room.
3rd District Gunfire Aftermath
Allison Hill/KMBC SOURCE: Allison Hill/KMBC Kansas City police are investigating after a man was shot late Saturday morning near 73rd Street and Prospect Avenue. Police said officers were called at 11:02 a.m. to the area after someone reported hearing gunfire. Before police arrived, the victim, a man in his 40s, was taken to a hospital by private vehicle, authorities said.
Urban Core Burns Today
A fire damaged a storefront apartment building Saturday in northeast Kansas City. Firefighters were called at 12:18 p.m. to the 100 block of Askew Avenue. Crews reported fire showing from the building when they arrived. There are three storefronts on the ground floor with six apartments above.
Saturday Runaround Capture
JOHNSON COUNTY, MO (KCTV) - A man was arrested in KC on an active U.S. Marshals warrant overnight. On Friday around 11:30 p.m., Johnson County deputies and Warrensburg officers initiated a felony traffic stop on a box truck in the 500 block of N. Maguire.
Kansas City Life Lessons
The New England Patriots have won consistently good for almost two decades now in part because they consistently win the long term offseason. Rarely does New England jump into big contracts or feel the need to spend big money on a bunch of players.
The Fanboy Gathering
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Thousands of fans are expected to fill the Kansas City Convention Center today for the annual Kansas City Royals Fanfest.
Slight KC Temp Uptick
Temperatures will climb into the 40s for your Sunday. Another round of arctic air is on the way.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .