Just a quick consideration of local evening news that possibly provides a hint at the Kansas City weekend discourse. Take a look:
Courthouse Crisis Fact Check
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Those who need to attend a court hearing or make an appointment at the Jackson County Courthouse might get stuck waiting for an elevator for 20 minutes. The frustration is building with only one elevator currently working at the 15-story courthouse in downtown Kansas City, Missouri.
Meth Town Wrong Track
INDEPENDENCE, MO (KCTV) - Authorities said that one person was struck by a train near Independence Friday afternoon. The incident happened around 3 p.m. in the area of Highway 24 and Wilson. Officials with the Independence Police Department said the person had been injured but did not elaborate on the extent of the injuries.
Creepy Crawly Kansas City
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Northland couple is fearful about staying in their apartment because they say it's infested with brown recluse spiders. Madelynne Garrett has lived in the Northland Passage apartments since January and noticed this problem just in the past three weeks.
Storm Story Redux
LIBERTY, MO (KCTV) -- There are several communities hoping tonight's storms miss them after what they got last night. Depending on what side of town you live in, it might be hard to believe that a grandfather had a tree and debris collapse through his roof and land on his lap.
Kansas City Liver Damage Drinking Weekend Awaits
Learn how to cook with summer produce, explore the best international food Kansas City has to offer or get a taste of the historic French Bottoms. Cooking with Summer's Bounty at Kansas City Community Gardens "Learn how to prepare the beautiful, fresh produce that you have harvested from your garden.
Loosening Local Strings
Learning to play an instrument as an adult can be difficult, especially when many beginner level classes are geared toward kids. However, a Kansas City class allows adults to learn how to play the violin with an added component made clear in its name.
Story Weather On The Way
HERE'S WHAT WE EXPECT OVERNIGHT. LOT OF LIGHTNING AND LOCALIZED FLOODING. WE DON'T SEE ANY CLOUDS. THAT'S WHY WILL BE NICE FOR THIS EVENING. HERE IS YOUR FIRST ALERT HOUR-BY-HOUR FORECAST. HERE'S A LOOK AT FIRST ALERT FUTURE SCAN. MOST OF THE DAYLIGHT HOURS LOOKING PRETTY DRY ON SATURDAY.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for tonight . . .