Given that the sun came out today, we take a quick peek at the discourse right now and a ton of pop culture hotness, community news and a few more items of interest.
Constant Kansas City Country Club Plaza Crime Redux
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas City police are looking for a suspect who stole a truck and a trailer on the Country Club Plaza this morning with workers still trapped inside. According to a police report, the workers were in the area of 47th and Pennsylvania working on fiber optic cables for a company called KW Underground when they felt the trailer they were in speed off.
1st Responders In Action
OLATHE, KS (KCTV) -- Firefighters had to pull a woman from a burning home Tuesday morning. The fire broke out at 9:50 a.m. in the 700 block of Willie Street and was under control about 30 mins later. The woman is expected to survive. Two dogs died in the fire, firefighters say.
The KC Tuesday Flip
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- One person was taken to the hospital a semi overturned Tuesday on Interstate 70. KCK police reported the incident just after 2 p.m. near I-70 and 18th Street. Officials say extent of injuries are unknown at this time. All lanes on I-70 at 18th Street were reported to be back open by 3 p.m.
By American Eagle Outfitters Inc. is adding new stores and refurbishing existing ones, setting itself up for growth at the expense of the competition, analysts say. "Amid thousands of retail closures, American Eagle is one of a few breaking new ground and we see market gains as Gap Inc.
Feds Slap Fight For 2020
WASHINGTON - The secret court that approves orders to conduct surveillance on suspected foreign terrorists or spies issued a highly unusual public rebuke to the FBI on Tuesday, ordering the agency to say how it intends to correct the errors revealed last week by the Justice Department inspector general.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has responded to Donald Trump's call for the top US court to stop impeachment. "The president is not a lawyer," she told the BBC in an exclusive interview, adding: "He's not law trained." In a wide-ranging conversation, she also said poor women were victims of restrictive abortion access.
The cast members of "The View" spent part of Tuesday's episode dealing with the elephant in the room: Whoopi Goldberg's testy exchange with Meghan McCain on Monday. At one point during Monday's show, Goldberg got so frustrated when McCain continued to talk over the other panelists that she blurted out, "Girl, please stop talking."
Kansas City Design Winning
BNIM principal Laura Lesniewski was named as the American Institute of Architects ' Kansas City Architect of the Year. Lesniewski's focus is in sustainable and environmentally friendly design. She is known for her work in leading the design team for the Omega Center for Sustainable Living in Rhinebeck, N.Y.
Sneak Peek: Kansas City Loves Toxic Auto Culture
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Monster Jam returns to Kansas City for another high-octane weekend. The Triple Threat Series features six different racing, freestyle and skill competitions on three different Monster Jam vehicles at Sprint Center from Jan. 17-19. Tickets are on sale now. Click here for more information.
Fake Gronk Forward
On Sunday, Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce came into the Denver Broncos game needing 11 yards for 1,000 on the season. And late in the first quarter, he got just that many with his first target - an 11-yard catch with the Chiefs facing third-and-4.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .