Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Kansas City News Link Focus

More items we want to check this morning regarding the local news cycle already taking shape . . .

Kansas City Urban Core Burns

Neighbors forced to leave their homes after house fire near Independence, Denver

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- A home is destroyed after an early morning fire. It happened about 1 a.m. Wednesday near Independence and Denver avenues. Firefighters struggled to get control of the flames because of debris inside the home. Nearby neighbors also had to leave their homes, because they were worried the fire would spread.

KCMO Crash Confession

Hit-and-run suspect in deadly crash turns himself in

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A woman died in a crash Tuesday afternoon in Kansas City, Missouri, officials said. The crash occurred around 1 p.m. on Front Street off Interstate 35. Police said a white Cadillac was headed eastbound on Front Street and was making a left turn into the Isle of Capri Casino when a pickup truck headed westbound slammed into the Cadillac.

Morning Traffic Tragedy

6 hurt after crash on Hwy. 71 near 59th Street

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Six people were injured in a two-vehicle crash late Tuesday night. The wreck happened shortly after 10:30 p.m. on northbound U.S. Highway 71 near East 59th Street. Two of the six people injured in the crash were sent to the hospital in critical condition.

Another Local Artsy Renaissance

Columbus Park Photographer helps Art Thrive in Area

Up until 2008, Columbus Park neighborhood had a thriving art gallery community. The area was home to about eight galleries and some neighbors would host art shows in their homes during Third Fridays. The art scene started to naturally slow down, and most galleries closed, but the Trap Gallery never let the art scene in the area fully disappear.

Spring Allergy Nightmare

Doctors see extended flu season for Kansas City metro

KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) -- Hundreds of people in the metro are still coming down with the influenza even though flu season is supposed to be over and done with by the end of March. Doctors are hopeful that the flu will be gone soon, but they say this flu season is lasting longer than normal.

Patty Flakes Coming Soon

Hy-Vee strikes new multi-year contract with Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes

CLOSE In Hy-Vee's latest celebrity partnership, it is announcing a three-year contract with Kansas City Chiefs star quarterback Patrick Mahomes that will include commercials, in-store advertising, apparel and exclusive branding of products like cereal. Hy-Vee already has a sponsorship with the Kansas City Chiefs. The partnership will also benefit Mahomes' foundation, No.

The Midweek Change Up Forecast

80 degrees and windy Wednesday, temperatures tumble Thursday

A cold front rolls through Thursday morning.

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

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