A quick look at some of the top headlines for early morning. Take a look:
More Plaza Tragedy This Week
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
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
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, 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
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 . . .