Quick round-up of our part of the world from the deepest corners of JoCo, through the vast canyons of downtown with a nod to global impact on this cowtown. Checkit:
Global Climate Crisis In River City???
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Kansas City's air quality is getting worse. The American Lung Association just released its 2019 report. The group says Kansas City has a "D" grade for ozone pollution. This is worse than last year's report.
Local Cons Safer In Prison???
Kansas City Officer Darin Snapp said a male victim was found with gunshot wounds on Olive Street about 8:30 p.m. Friday, April 19, 2019 after gunfire was heard in the area. The victim was taken to a hospital where he died. Andrea Lewis did not worry about her son when he was in jail.
Can Prez Trump Save Local Junkies???
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV/AP) -- President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump will discuss the opioid crisis at an Atlanta summit. The White House announced the April 24 appearance at the Rx Drug Abuse and Heroin Summit on Twitter saying the Trumps will speak "about their fight to end the opioid crisTuesdayis in America."
Doggie Discarded In Jackson County
JACKSON COUNTY, Mo. -- A Saint Bernard found injured in a ravine in rural Jackson County has a long recovery ahead. Sheriff's deputies found the 3-year-old dog Monday after a good Samaritan realized he was trapped. He was taken to Great Plains SPCA where they gave him the name Horton.
Golden Ghetto Crisis Of Conscience
Kansas City Royals Tragically Abandon Fight To Get Out Of Last Place
ST. PETERSBURG -- Royals right-hander Brad Keller has dropped the appeal of his five-game suspension from Major League Baseball and he began serving the suspension on Tuesday. Keller will be eligible to be reinstated on Monday, and manager Ned Yost said he expects Keller to make his next start then.
Kansas City Soggy Springtime Persists
We're in the middle of a very active weather pattern.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .