Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Kansas City Before NYE News Look



One last glimpse of pop culture hotness, community news and a few more interesting items.


Kansas City Free Ride Home

Greyhound starts new program that offers free ticket home to runaway kids

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Greyhound has partnered with the National Runaway Safeline to offer runaway kids a free ticket home as part of the Home Free program. Greyhound's website says that "To be eligible for a Greyhound ticket home, the child has to call the NRS helpline, be between 12 and 21 years old, be named on a runaway report and be willing to be reunited with their family."


KC Cupboard Is Bare

Food Pantries Strain To Serve More People

Food pantry use is up in many Midwest communities, despite a reasonably strong economy and low unemployment rate. There can be several reasons for the increased need for free food. "What we're seeing statewide is that we have pretty low wages in Iowa," says Natalie Veldhouse, a research associate with the Iowa Policy Project, a nonpartisan nonprofit.


Highway Danger From Above

Police investigating objects hitting cars on I-435

The Overland Park Police Department is now investigating, after two women say their cars were hit by an object flying off the 69 Highway overpass as they drove on I-435. Both women filed police reports on Monday, detailing how their cars were smashed on the heavily traveled roadway.


More Meth Town Gunfire

Independence police investigating after one person was shot Monday night

INDEPENDENCE, MO (KCTV) -- Police are investigating after a shooting took place Monday night. Independence police were called to the area of 100 S Fuller regarding a shots fired call just after 5:30. When officers arrived, they located one individual who had been shot. The individual was transported to an area hospital.


JoCo Runaround

Overland Park police locate suspect who fled scene after vehicle pursuit

The Overland Park Police Department said it has taken into custody the third suspect that was wanted after a vehicle pursuit that started around 10 a.m. Monday in Lenexa at 95th Street and Marshall Drive.Police said the pursuit ended near West 103rd and Conser streets in Overland Park.


Hotness On Vacay

Josephine Skriver Shows Underboob In New Instagram Pic From Italy

Josephine Skriver shared a brand new Instagram update with her followers today. She was seen in a small top, one which allowed her to show off some underboob. The post also revealed that the Victoria's Secret Angel is in Italy. In said share, the model was seen sitting next to a large window overlooking a cobblestone street.


Fashionista Postscript

What the Hell Happened: Victoria's Secret Cancels their Fashion Show | Arts | The Harvard Crimson

If you haven't been keeping up with the latest news in the world of women's lingerie, you may be shocked to hear that the once beloved Victoria's Secret Fashion Show is cancelled indefinitely. Not Twitter cancelled (that was months ago), like, cancelled cancelled.


Prez Trump Promises Payback

Trump says Iran will 'pay a very BIG PRICE' for damage caused by violent protests at the US embassy in Baghdad

President Donald Trump threatened Iran Tuesday afternoon, saying that the country would be held responsible for damage caused by violent protests at the US Embassy in Baghdad. Declaring the situation the "anti-Benghazi," he announced on Twitter that the embassy personnel, despite a violent attempt by demonstrators to storm the facility, were safe.


Community Conversation

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Deadly JoCo Traffic

One person killed after vehicle crashes into tree in Overland Park

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- One person is dead following a single-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon in Overland Park. Police responded to the incident just after 3 p.m. near W. 112th Street and Lowell Avenue. When officers arrived on scene they found the driver was pinned in the vehicle and unresponsive.


2020 Attraction For The Plebs

Monster Jam returns to Kansas City for another high-octane weekend

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.


Temps Drop Tonight

Mostly sunny Tuesday with highs in 40s

Hide Transcript Show Transcript THING. THAT WAS PRETTY FUN I WILL NOT BE UP. CAPITAL FEDERAL CITY VIEW CAM, A CLEAR SKY AND JUST A LITTLE BIT OF WIND, ENOUGH TO DRIVE OUR 29TH DOWN TO 21 IN WIND CHILL VALUE. NOTICE THE CLEAR SKY, IT HERALDS THE SUN WE ARE EXPECTING THROUGH MUCH OF THE DAY.


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2 comments:

  1. The dead Overland Park driver was trying to dodge a bicycle rider who was on its way to Pablo's prayer vigil and balloon release at MLK park.

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  2. Monster Jam brought the roof down literally once after being at Kemper.

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