Kansas City Saturday Morning Look

Quick look at pop culture, community news and more items we're watching this morning . . .

Shoppers Celebrate Kansas City Small Biz Saturday

Waldo Neighborhood hosting Small Business Saturday Crawl

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Waldo neighborhood will host a Small Business Saturday crawl on Saturday. Shops in the area will hold special deals for the event. Patrons can earn $10 in Waldo bucks to spend later if they visit 15 or more participating businesses.

Jazz District Gunfire

1 shot while leaving bar at 18th and Vine, 1 in custody, KC police say

Kansas City police were investigating early Friday after a person was shot in the head as they were leaving a bar in the area of 18th and Vine. According to a statement provided by police, officers responded to a gas station at about 12:35 a.m.

Santa Hates Shrinkage

KC boutique battles shoplifting ahead of holiday season

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Many shoppers made their lists, checked them twice and braved the cold and the crowds on Black Friday. But for small businesses, the most important shopping day of the year may not be Black Friday but Small Business Saturday. Unfortunately, with more shoppers comes more theft.

Maternity Hotness

Model Iskra Lawrence debuts baby bump with nude video, photo shoot

British model Iskra Lawrence debuted her baby bump this week with a video of herself nude and a series of photos she posted to Instagram. The 29-year-old unveiled her growing belly to celebrate the 5-month mark of her pregnancy. "4 months has flown by!

Culture War Comedy

Louis C.K. tells Israeli audience he'd 'rather be in Auschwitz than NYC'

Disgraced comic Louis C.K. made a Holocaust joke - to an Israeli audience in Tel Aviv. "I'd rather be in Auschwitz than New York City," he said during a Thanksgiving night performance, eliciting startled laughter and applause. "I mean now, not when it was open," added the 52-year-old, whose paternal grandfather was Jewish.

Cinema Classic Tribute

From 'The Irishman' to Mister Rogers, what it means to be a man is getting real

Jane Fonda visited The Washington Post the other day. At breakfast, just before going onstage with Diane Lane to talk about oceans in crisis, she responded to a question about the intersection of environmental politics and feminism. The veteran actress and advocate observed that women have always gravitated toward working together in the collective interest.

Nasty Tax Exchange

Sex robot customers 'already swapping humans for next-gen AI dolls'

Some human beings have already swapped people for sex robots, a top manufacturer has claimed. Silicone Lovers told Daily Star Online there is "no turning back" because of rapidly evolving technology. It is set to produce "hyper-realistic" dolls in China, adding to its vast range of AI girlfriends on offer.

Westport Sammich Shut Down

Shelia's Grinder Shop in Westport will close Saturday

KANSAS CITY, MO - A Westport staple is closing after more than five decades. Shelia's Grinder Shop, previously known as Mario's, will close its doors Saturday for the final time. The owner, Shelia Shields, said a dispute with the landlord is to blame, but she can no longer continue to operate at the location at 204 Westport Rd.

Burning Bonner

Bonner Springs woman wants answers after car set on fire, suspect caught on camera

BONNER SPRINGS, Kan. -- A woman in Bonner Springs woman's car was set on fire, and she wants to know who's responsible. It happened around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday in a small neighborhood off N. Nettleton Avenue in Bonner Springs where Morgan Simpson, her young son, her mother and grandmother live.

Floods Are Coming

River watchers already wary about 2020 spring flooding

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - After a year that has seen some of the worst flooding ever in parts of the Midwest, concern is already rising that the spring of 2020 may bring more high water to places that still haven't fully recovered.

Kansas Native Herd

Bison a bright spot for agriculture in Kansas, nation

HUTCHINSON, Kan. - One of the promising industries for agriculture harkens back to the days when bison roamed the Kansas prairie. The Hutchinson News reports that when Moundridge rancher Dick Gehring started his bison ranch more than 30 years ago, he did it for the money. The animals quickly became his passion.

Soggy KC Saturday

More rain today with rising temperatures overnight

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  1. Hope no one in the big crowd at the 18th and Vine Christmas tree lighting got hurt by the gunfire.
    What are all the reasons no one wants to go down there again?
    You'll never build a building without the basics of a good foundation.
    Willful ignorance.

  2. ... shot in the head as they were leaving a bar in the area of 18th and Vine.

    That's Smiling Selfie Lucas's hood!

  3. Instead of hiring security or fixing those collapsed buildings, they go out and spend big money on a tree and a party, the stupidity and arrogance of these idiots nevar ends. Because..... blacks

  4. Hey @7:33, at least the shooter didn't his anything vital!

  5. China is selling Sex Dolls that just lay there?
    Gawd, the ex-KU Sorority Girls that hand out in Westport and the P&L are in trouble!
    You only have to pay for the Doll once!


    When Iska finally got around to reading "50 Shades Of Grey" she was fit to be tied!!!

  7. Technology no longer needing a human BITCH bitch11/30/19, 9:33 PM

    A AI girlfriend? If I can program it to shut the fuck up, and get me off - hell I am all in no matter what the cost!! No human mama no human drama!!!


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