Tonight we share an EXTENSIVE look at the mainstream, pop culture and community news scene for our most dedicated denizens of the local discourse . . . Checkit:
Big Picture: Prez Trump Impeachment Showdown
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Jerrold Nadler, the Democratic chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, said on Sunday his panel could vote on articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump this week. "It's possible," Nadler said on CNN's "State of the Union."
Traffic Trouble Awaits
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - More closures to come to Interstate 435. The Missouri Department of Transportation will be completing signage work and shoulder repairs effecting various lanes and ramps. The outermost right lane of eastbound I-435 from State Line to Three Trails Crossing will close at 7 a.m.
First World Probs: Kansas City Luxury Car Crash Report
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Two people were sent to the hospital after two high-end vehicles crashed into each other on Sunday afternoon. The crash happened before 3:30 p.m. in the area of 59th and Ward Parkway. An Alfa Romeo was on Ward Parkway when a Tesla tried to cross at the intersection and hit vehicle, causing it to flip over several times.
KCK Shopping Gunfire
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- An argument apparently led to shots being fired at a KCK shopping district this weekend. Police say there was an argument at an unidentified business along Village West Parkway on Saturday night. An officer on duty stopped the argument, and as both parties were headed to their cars, someone opened fire at the other party.
Lingerie Legacy Examined
After 23 years of memorable runways, Victoria's Secret executives confirmed that the 2019 fashion show is canceled. Here's a look back at the moments and models that built the lingerie giant
Holidays On High Regret
Ho, ho, no! Walmart has apologized for an adults-only Christmas sweater that appeared to depict Santa with cocaine on its Canadian website, according to a report. The retailer pulled the holiday outfit - along with several other risque seasonal sweaters - Saturday after they caused a stir with social media users, Global News Canada reported.
White House Denounces Critics
on Sunday renewed his criticism of Fox News, claiming that the network was pandering to the Democratic Party by repeatedly hosting liberal lawmakers to discuss the impeachment inquiry. "Don't get why puts losers on like [Rep.
Accuser Also Under Attack
Lindsey Graham torches Schiff over impeachment tactics: He 'is doing a lot of damage to the country, and he needs to stop.'
Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., is preparing for a likely impeachment trial in the Senate, and he lambasted House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., for his actions in leading the inquiry into President Trump. Republicans have been criticizing Schiff for subpoenaing and releasing phone records of calls between the office of former Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep.
Weekend Satire Sacrilege???
" Saturday Night Live" cast member Kate McKinnon resumed her role as Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi in the Dec. 7 episode to offer a few prayers for Donald Trump. During the "Weekend Update" segment, co-anchor and "SNL" co-head writer Colin Jost first commented on Pelosi being asked if she hated President Trump during her most recent weekly press conference.
Puppeteer Final Act
Caroll Spinney, Sesame Street's Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch, Has Died. Here Are Some of His Best Performances.
Caroll Spinney, the puppeteer who played Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on Sesame Street from the show's 1969 debut until his retirement in 2018, died Saturday at his home in Connecticut at the age of 85, the New York Times reports.
Training KC Coping Skills
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City's Center for Conflict Resolution hopes to take some of the anger and stress that children struggle with and help them release it in a healthy way. Damone Cox, a conflict resolution mediator, said leads boxing courses at the Gregg Klice Community Center, dishing out tips that apply not only in the ring but in life.
Show-Me Christmas Spirit Tradition Of Rural Missouri
NEOSHO, Mo. - Each year, thousands of people around the world mail their holiday cards and letters to the small town of Noel, Missouri, nestled along the banks of the Elk River in McDonald County. Since the early 1930s, it's been a tradition for the Noel Post Office, assisted by volunteers, to stamp all holiday mail with a special postmark.
The K-State Wildcats are going bowling!The Kansas State football team has earned a bid to the AutoZone Liberty Bowl.The team has accepted the invitation. The Wildcats will square off against Navy in the 61st annual AutoZone Liberty Bowl on Tuesday, Dec. 31.The team is coming off an 8-4 season under new head coach Chris Klieman.
Kansas City Newsman Legend Real Life Reported
If you're a shifty business owner or rogue politician and see KMBC 9's bulldog reporter Micheal Mahoney barreling your way, well, just know that things are about to end badly for you. Mahoney has been covering big stories and breaking news in the metro for nearly 40 years at the local ABC affiliate.
Artist Crafts Life Lesson For Season Of Giving
Gift-giving can be challenging enough when you're human. But when you're a mouse, it's really tough. Kansas City artist Charlie Mylie has just released his first children's book about this difficulty. "Something for You" is about a mouse who delivers a cake to a friend and finds her unwell, not in cake-eating spirits at all.
KC Sharpens Scrooge
And so once again audiences are invited to bear witness to the spiritual transformation of Ebenezer Scrooge from penny-pinching cynic to warm-hearted benefactor to the poor. And again theatergoers fill virtually every available seat to see Kansas City Repertory Theatre's annual take on "A Christmas Carol," the 1843 novella by Charles Dickens, who used his slim book to shine a light on the plight of the working poor.
Iconic Sports Pub Redux
NORTH KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Chappell's in North Kansas City was once called one of the best sports bars in America. In October, it got a makeover. The process of renovating it came after Jim Chappell sold the establishment in 2018. "It didn't go well with them," Chappell said.
Creative Christian Values???
A Southern California church is displaying a nativity scene depicting Jesus, Mary and Joseph as a family separated at the U.S.-Mexico border. A photo posted Saturday on Facebook by a senior minister at Claremont United Methodist Church, east of Los Angeles, showed the Holy Family inside three chain link cells topped with razor wire.
The Big Chill: Kansas City December Drop Coming Soon
Another mild day in the region today despite all the clouds...as I type this blog we're around 50° and very cloudy. The clouds will linger through the night but so will the mild temperatures. So we'll probably have another midnight high in the area well into the 40s.
As always, thanks for reading this week, this is the OPEN THREAD for Sunday night and hopefully we'll have more for the morning update . . . STAY TUNED!!!