Kansas City Late Night News Links

Late night consideration as a longtime pop-legend confronts continued harsh times and reminds us that those without her resources also confront an American mental healthcare crisis.

Variety: Britney Spears Checks Into Mental Health Facility

Peeps: Everything to Know About Britney Spears and Kevin Federline’s Relationship Through the Years

CNN: Britney Spears says she's taking 'me' time

Closer to home we're taking a moment these links:

Kansas City Trash Talk Cleanup

Social media challenge encourages residents to clean up rubbish around KC

A social media challenge is encouraging the community to help clean up Kansas City.With the KC Trash Tag Challenge, residents pick up trash from parks, trails, boulevards and fountains; post before-and-after pictures with the hashtag #KCTrashTag and #KCParks; then call Parks and Rec to pick up the trash bags."We actually found a lot of interesting things -- a lot of, obviously, trash that people are discarding from fast food and drinks.

Old School Waldo Tech Debate

Neighbors express frustration over vacant Waldo building

There was a flurry of activity Thursday at the old Brandsmart building in the Waldo neighborhood of Kansas City, Missouri, hours after the owner paid another fine. The building has sat vacant for more than decade at the corner of West Gregory Boulevard and Wyandotte Street.

Scary KCK Crash Scene Today

Multiple people hurt in KCK crash Thursday evening

Terry Zeigler/KCK PD SOURCE: Terry Zeigler/KCK PD Multiple people were hurt Thursday afternoon in a crash on Seventh Street Trafficway near Miami Avenue, according to police.Authorities said the crash was reported at 3:01 p.m. and involved two vehicles.Accident investigators said the driver of a silver Honda Pilot was heading south on Seventh Street Trafficway and crossed into oncoming traffic.

KCPD Talk With Neighbors

Progress continues in KCPD's vision for community policing

By embedding officers more deeply in the community, the Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department hopes to foster increased trust and cooperation with the city's residents. Ultimately, the goal is to make a dent in the rising plague of violent crime in KCMO.

Kansas Lesson In Compromise

Kansas lawmakers pass governor's school aid plan

Kansas legislators have approved Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly's plan for increasing public school funding in hopes of satisfying a court mandate.The vote Thursday in the GOP-controlled House was 76-47. The Senate approved the measure on a 31-8 vote to send it to Kelly.

Missouri Weed All Clear?!!?

Pot possession would not mean jail time in Missouri under Ballwin lawmaker's proposal

JEFFERSON CITY * A Ballwin lawmaker called on his colleagues Thursday to support his plan to decriminalize marijuana possession. Republican Rep. Shamed Dogan told members of the House Special Committee on Criminal Justice that his proposal would keep nonviolent offenders out of Missouri's prison system.

Help Find This Old School Dude

Silver Alert issued for missing man with dementia

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Lee's Summit Police Department issued a Silver Alert Thursday for a missing 71-year-old man with dementia. David Allen Depooter left his residence in the 200 block of Southeast Somerset Drive around 2 p.m. Thursday and has not been seen since, police said.

Spring Fling First Friday

Sunshine eventually returns Friday with high near 66 degrees

After a foggy start, sunshine will gradually return Friday. Look for a high near 66 degrees. Rain moves in for both days this weekend.

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


  1. Britney might want to try porn. It will clear her head.

  2. ^^You might want to look into suicide. It would make the world a better place.

  3. ^^You first.

  4. I think Spears would function better in small town USA. Back to her roots. The high (pun intended) flying years in hollywood have really taken a toll on her. I'm her age and can't imagine going through the unfortunate things she's gone through, self inflicted or not.


    For her finale, Britney invited all the men on-stage for her vocal climax!!!

    I was once played guinea pig to some psych grad students. They gave an IQ test, but not really, told you you were an idiot, then flshed a bunch of words on a screen. You had to write down the ones you remembered, rainbow, obscure, twit, vagina, coffee, automobile....


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