Monday, April 22, 2019

Kansas City News Link Overview Tonight



All of the most worthwhile news links from across the metro right now. Take a peek:

Cruel Crooks Target Happy Couple

Thieves break into couple's car, steal wedding gifts

Police are investigating after thieves made off with a couple's wedding gifts over the weekend."I don't know how to react to people stealing from me," said Brady Brock.Brock and his wife, Bree, were staying at the Comfort Inn in Platte City when someone broke into their car, stealing their wedding gifts.


Controversial Local Talk Confronts Medical Board Consequences

Board sues private coroner involved in Michael Brown autopsy

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - A Kansas board has sued a man involved in an autopsy of Michael Brown after the black teenager was fatally shot by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. The Topeka Capital-Journal that the Kansas State Board of Healing Arts alleges that pathology assistant Shawn Parcells performed autopsies without the proper oversight.


KCK Gunfire Today

Police: Man has serious injuries after shooting in NW KCK

KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) - Police are investigating a shooting Monday afternoon. Kansas City, Kansas Police Chief, Terry Zeigler, tweeted that they are working a life-threatening shooting in the 1800 block of N. 26th Street. Officers working a life-threatening shooting in the 1800 block of N.


Local Body Art Allegations

Man with 'body count' tally marks tattoo charged in killing at 24th and Lister Ave.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A 25-year-old Blue Springs man is facing multiple charges in connection to a deadly shooting in Kansas City, Missouri. Jonathan S. Lowrey has been charged with second degree murder, armed criminal action and tampering with a motor vehicle in connection to the shooting death of Joseph Corum, according to Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Baker.


Global Climate Change Cancels Car Racing Good Times?!?!

Lakeside Speedway in KCK delays opening after flooding

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Speedways are known for the loud roar of engines and cheering in the stands. At Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas, however, those sounds have been replaced by silence. The track was hit hard in late March when a nearby levee broke on the Missouri River, leaving the speedway looking more like a lake than a race track.


Tragic Local Creeper Testimony

This Kansas City Author Channeled Stories Of Sexual Abuse Into A Novel To Help Victims

After being asked to create a program to help the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph recognize signs of sexual abuse, Cathy Morrison found herself doing much more than teaching - she began listening. A consultant specializing in leadership development, strategic planning and executive coaching, Morrison had already developed a program to help adults identify and report signs of suspected sexual abuse of minors.


Weather Science & Upcoming Rain

Increasing clouds Tuesday could bring rain showers by afternoon

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

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