This is the still "the holidays" for many of our middle-class readers whilst most locals don't ever enjoy that kind of luxury. And so we keep our news cycle going with this look at pop culture hotness, community news and more interesting items. Checkit:
Endless KC Party Awaits
Roll the highlight reel for the week of New Year's festivities in arts, entertainment and cheer in Downtown Kansas City from Monday to Sunday, Dec. 30-Jan. 5: 2405 Grand. Kansas City's public outdoor ice skating mecca, is open daily - including New Year's Eve (10 a.m.-6 p.m.) and New Year's Day (noon-9 p.m.)
Local Road Hazzard
A woman says her car's sunroof shattered as she was driving on Interstate 435 at the U.S. 69 overpass in Overland Park, Kansas."Just going under the overpass, just going like I do all the time, I just heard an explosion.
Golden Ghetto Good Life End
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Leawood police are investigating a death at a shopping center Saturday morning. A 9-1-1 call was made from the Leawood Plaza shopping area in the 12200 block of State Line Road just after 4:30 a.m. Saturday. First responders found an unconscious male.
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Hottie Kara Inspires News
Maxim bombshell Kara Del Toro delighted her 1.2 million Instagram followers with a sizzling double update in an all-white ensemble. The stunner didn't include a geotag in her post, but she posed in front of a breathtaking natural backdrop that featured a ton of unique elements.
Prez Obama Reigns Supreme?!?
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden told reporters on Saturday he would nominate former President Barack Obama to the Supreme Court "if he'd take it." "Biden asked here in Washington, Iowa, if he would ever nominate former President Obama to serve on the Supreme Court.
Antisemitism On The Rise
New York Synagogue Attack: Machete-Wielding Suspect Captured In NYC After At Least 5 People Wounded In Monsey
MONSEY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) - At least five people have been stabbed in an attack at a synagogue in New York's Rockland County. That attacker is now reportedly in custody after fleeing the scene. CBS2's Tony Aiello has confirmed a man entered Rabbi Rottenburg's synagogue on Forshay Road in Monsey and stabbed several people just before 10 p.m.
Brave New World
Proud dad Reuben Sharpe today tells how HE gave birth to a miracle baby in Britain's most modern family. The 39-year-old transitioned to a man 12 years ago. But he still had maternal instincts and six years ago stopped taking testosterone in the hope of one day having a child.
Justice For Doggie
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Just days after Christmas, a Kansas City, Kansas family is mourning the loss of their pet. But it's the way the dog died that's most upsetting to the Kelley family, who captured a FedEx delivery driver on camera, and then driving away, after running over their dog.
Kansas City Suffrage Sound Off
On Aug. 26, 1920, the 19th Amendment became law, stating, "The right of citizens in the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or any State on account of sex." Looking toward the 100th anniversary of that event, Lyric Opera of Kansas City created a new production called ".
The NFL announced the full playoff schedule on Sunday night. With the Kansas City Chiefs having the No. 2 seed, they don't play until the divisional round of the playoffs. The Chiefs' will take on the higher of the AFC's remaining two seeds in the divisional round at Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday, January 12, at 2:05 p.m.
Dreary Kansas City Monday
IT HAS NOT AFFECTED US TOO MUCH. 34 DEGREES COLD AND CLOUDY AND WINDY AND A FEW FLURRIES THIS MORNING. 34 THI AFTERNOON. WON BE A FEELING DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THIS MORNING AND THIS AFTERNOON. COLD THIS MORNING. COLD THIS AFTERNOON. NEW YEAR'S EVE MAVERICKS IN TOWN. AT HOME. 40 AND SUNSHINE.
Joon Moon - Tiger is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .