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Kansas City Gunfire Monday
Kansas City police are investigating a shooting late Monday afternoon near 31st Street and Prospect Avenue.Authorities said officers were called to the Popeye's restaurant at 4:50 p.m.Police said there was a disturbance inside the restaurant and the confrontation rolled out into the parking lot.Police said a man was shot, suffering non-life-threatening injuries.The shooter left the area before police arrived.
JoCo Runaround Today
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- Overland Park police now say they arrested three people after a chase Monday. Officer John Lacy said Lenexa police chased an alleged stolen vehicle into Overland Park. The chase eventually ended near 103rd and Conser where police now say they arrested three people.
Show-Me Green For Veggies
Missouri Department of Agriculture gives grants to projects in "food deserts" around state - Missourinet
There are areas of Missouri - both rural and urban - without reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food. That is called food insecurity and according to the Missouri Department of Agriculture, this lack of nutrition affects one in five children in the state.
Restaurant FAIL 2019
A deal that would sell the assets of Houlihan's parent company to Houston billionaire Tilman Fertitta appears to have been finalized over the holidays. In a notice filed Thursday in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, Judge Mary Walrath approved the asset purchase and authorized the sale of certain assets to Landry's LLC, which is owned and led by Fertitta.
Angels Celebrate Low Brow Game Show Highlight 2019
'Celebrity Family Feud ' is bringing the eye candy out! The Victoria's Secret Angels will go up against the Bachelor Nation Men in an all new episode hosted by Steve Harvey.
Panties Down And More
Click here to read the full article. In a year that saw many department stores struggle to set themselves apart and keep up with online competition, Macy's stock took a serious hit. Shares of the New York-based retailer lost 46% of their value, making it the year's worst-performing retail stock in the S&P 500, according to Forbes.
Quid Pro Joe?!?!
Former Vice President Joe Biden was interrupted by a series of hecklers calling him "creepy" and a "pervert" during a campaign event in Milford, N.H., on Sunday night. Shortly after Biden started speaking, a man in the back of the room accused him of acting inappropriately, shouting, "don't touch kids, you pervert."
Prez Trump Talks Culture War
Donald Trump thanked Dov Hikind, a Jewish leader, for his comments in the aftermath of a stabbing at a Hanukkah celebration in New York state Hikind blamed those on the left for spewing hate speech that contributed to a rise in anti-Semitic attacks recently On Fox News Monday morning, Hikind blamed hate speech from those on the left for the recent spike in anti-Semitism and anti-Semitic attacks Hikind specifically called out Nation of islam leader Louis Farrakhan and Reps.
Kansas Pet Rescue
GARDEN CITY, Kansas - Federal rules signed into law in November promised strict bans on animal cruelty. They made it illegal to burn, crush, impale, drown or otherwise inflict "serious bodily harm" on an animal. The new law didn't deal with neglect or cover every act of abuse, but it drew accolades from a range of animal welfare groups.
Show-Me Tax Welfare
JEFFERSON CITY, MO (AP) -- Thousands of Missouri businesses will receive tax cuts with the new year. But because of the way the new law is written, some corporations doing business in Missouri could end up paying more. The give-and-take tax law enacted by former Gov.
Godlen Ghetto Lady Winning
LEAWOOD, Kan. -- HGTV just renewed Leawood mother Tamara Day's "Bargain Mansions" for a third season. The mother of four and her father, Ward Schraeder, have become TV celebrities as they have renovated multiple homes around the metro on the show. She announced the news on Instagram.
Year End Winter Warm Up
Hide Transcript Show Transcript IT WILL CONTINUE TO BE WINDY AS IF YOU ARE GOING TO BE OUT AND ABOUT, TEMPERATURES WILL COOL OFF A COUPLE OF DEGREES. WINDSHIELD WILL HANG OUT NEAR 20, IF NOT, THE UPPER TEENS. CLOUDS WILL ALSO HANG TOUGH AS WELL.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .