The Kansas City Saturday Morning Look

A quick look at some of the top headlines for early morning. Take a look:

More Plaza Tragedy This Week

15-year-old pedestrian hospitalized after being struck on the Plaza

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- A 15-year-old girl was taken to the hospital after being struck by a vehicle on the Plaza early Friday evening. It happened about 6:10 p.m. near the intersection of West 47th Street and Jefferson Street. The teen was hit by a FedEx truck and then hit her head when she fell to the ground.

Kansas City Boozy Trends

The End Is Near For 3.2 Beer

For many decades now, the only beer you could buy in Kansas grocery and convenience stores was limited to 3.2 percent alcohol. But on Monday, that 3.2 beer became a thing of the past. "It's a big step for the groceries and the state of Kansas," says Dennis Toney, an executive with Ball's Food Stores.

More Mission Mall Hype
Despite pause in construction, developers still have big plans for Mission Gateway project
More Cookie Dough Journalism

Suspect steals truck hauling cookie dough, prompting multi-state police pursuit, report says

Authorities reportedly pursued a suspect through multiple states earlier this week after the individual allegedly swiped a truck moving sweet cargo. The suspect allegedly stole a Kansas City Cold Storage truck in Kansas City, Mo., on Wednesday after its driver got out to get something from their own car, WJZ reported.

Tragedy Tribute Report

Independence mom covers front yard in pinwheels to honor son lost to child abuse

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. -- One metro mother turned her heartbreaking loss into a show of faith. Jennifer Warner lost her 3-year-old son in 2014 while he was in the care of her then-boyfriend. "He was a really outgoing little boy who was happy," she said. "He was happy all the time."

Kansas City Postscript

Kareem Hunt signed after he was dumped by Kansas City: Transforming the Cleveland Browns, Decision No. 25

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Cleveland Browns took a risk by signing Kareem Hunt, who rushed for 1,327 yards as an NFL rookie in 2017, after the Kansas City Chiefs released him in November. The Chiefs cut ties after video surfaced of Hunt hitting and kicking a woman in a Cleveland hotel.

Home Team Heartache Abounds

Kansas City Royals: The quest to find relief in the bullpen

As it stands, the Kansas City Royals have played six games this season. Literally, less than 4% of the season has passed by at this point, with the Royals posting a 2-4 record after six games. That record is really not a surprise, as no one expected Kansas City to contend this year.

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


  1. If that's an actual photo of the Mission "project", it looks like a winner just the way it is!
    Just call it "Baby Bartle", a get a grant for a couple million from some arts group, bank it for yourself, and head back to Jersey.
    Pure genius!
    Thanks Mission tax payers!

  2. Damn,6:27, you beat me to it. I immediately saw the same "artwork" that adorns Bartle. Slie might try to annex that plot of land to claim KC's art is number 1.


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