First, a reminder that social media status isn't just about goofy photos poseur politics, it's about getting paid for it:
Maxim: Court Docs Reveal Kim Kardashian Makes $1 Million Per Sponsored Instagram Post
ABL: Kim Kardashian Laments The Amount Of Reading Required For Law School
INQ: Kim Kardashian Shows Off Amazing Body In A Tight White Bodysuit On KKW Beauty’s Instagram Page
Closer to home, these news links start our morning . . .
Community Outreach Push Back
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A neighborhood meeting at KCPD Metro Patrol descended into chaos Tuesday night, all over a property neighbors have been battling about for nearly a decade. The house, located on East 80th Street, became such a source of frustration that the Marlborough East Neighborhood Association reached out to 41 Action News for help.
Rock Chalk Traffic Tragedy
Westbound K-10 was closed at Ridgeview Road following a fatal accident on Tuesday, May 14, 2019. Dylan Garnett had only been back for a week from a semester abroad in Spain when he was killed in a wreck on Kansas 10 highway.
Kansas City Crooks Love This Truck
RAYTOWN, Mo. -- Dave Brucker created the Facebook group Stolen KC when he had his Ford F-250 stolen. Now he says the site seems to be seeing a rash of thieves targeting the specific "Super-Duty" truck series in the metro. "There must be a new generation or new group that's learned how to steal these trucks," Brucker said.
Buggy Rain Postscript
JOHNSON COUNTY, Kan. - Recent rain caused historic flooding throughout the Kansas City metro area. Many people are still dealing with its aftermath with things like mold and bugs. "Bugs want a place to live," Cat Heisler, General Manager, Pete's Pest Control, said. "They want to food to eat and they need water."
Urban Planning Golden Ghetto
SHAWNEE, Kan. -- Shawnee wants to make some big changes along 75th Street, but it wants the public's input before anything happens. On Tuesday, the city held an open house for the revitalization project it's calling "Re-imagine 75th Street." The Mid-America Regional Council gave the city a grant to study the 1-mile stretch between and Switzer and Quivira Road.
Low Rent Vacay Advice
(FILE VIDEO) Wichitan Tyler Engle and a friend shot some footage with a drone in April 2016 and made a quick video for his Facebook page. You'd think Martin Cizmar was a Wichitan, so perfectly has he mapped out a dreamy weekend in the ICT for the Kansas City magazine he edits.
Summer Sneak Peek Today
A random pop-up thunderstorm is possible Tuesday evening. The low will only drop to 59 degrees. Wednesday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 82 degrees.
Avicii - Tough Love ft. Agnes, Vargas & Lagola is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .