This morning we share a glimpse of holiday hotness, community news and more than a few interesting items. Checkit:
KCPD Fire On Car Overnight
KANSAS CITY, MO. (KCTV) --- Kansas City police officers were forced to fire their weapons at a vehicle that was charging towards their direction on Monday evening. Police say around 11:30 p.m.
Everybody Forgot To Tell Brookside That Retail Is Dead
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Just one more shopping day until Christmas! The clock is ticking, and the sales are on. Amazon might have one-day shipping, but store owners and shoppers say there's nothing like a hand-picked gift that supports a local business.
Eat Recycled Food?!?!
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - As the kitchen crew at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art prepared for lunch on Monday, there's another operation going on outside. While it's not as elegant as all the fine art housed in the museum, it's just as important.
Package Deal Saves Planet
ACH Technologies in Kansas City, Kansas, recycles foam packaging material. "This can be reprocessed back into packaging material, surfboards picture frames - those sorts of thing," said Bob Ladewig, of ACH Technologies. ACH Technologies in Kansas City, Kansas, recycles foam packaging material.
Golden Ghetto Developer Hype Flused For Now
SHAWNEE, Kan. - Shawnee City Council voted down a zoning request Monday night that would have allowed for potential apartment units and townhomes. A proposal for nearly 30 acres of land near Johnson Drive and Kansas 7, near Woodsonia, to be used for the project passed unanimously at the Shawnee Planning Commission.
Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani met each other at a difficult time in life as they were both recently divorced. In a recent interview Stefani says her relationship with Shelton actually saved her life. "Blake saved my life, everybody knows that," she shared withEntertainment Tonight .
PREZ TRUMP SAVED CHRISTMAS AND HANUKKAH!?!
Bloomberg 6 hrs ago Lisa Wolfson Holiday shopping set records over the weekend, with Super Saturday sales reaching $34.4 billion, the biggest single day in U.S. retail history, according to Customer Growth Partners.
Prez Trump Double Take
While Democrats were celebrating President Donald Trump's impeachment last week as a " monumental victory," conservative voters were rushing to donate to the president and the Republican Party. According to the Associated Press, "since the impeachment proceedings began, the Republican National Committee has seen 600,000 new donors."
Veep Grabs Victory?!?!
A survey of Virginia voters conducted by a university in the commonwealth's capital found that if the 2020 presidential election were held now, more residents would vote for former Vice President Joe Biden over President Donald Trump. With the other two leading Democratic candidates, the poll shows the president beating Senator Bernie Sanders and in a tie with Senator Elizabeth Warren.
Troops Still Doing Good Deeds
Stores at Oak Park Mall are busy with last-minute Christmas shoppers, but there are volunteers busy behind the scenes wrapping up a storm for a good cause.The volunteers on the lower level at Oak Park Mall, near the Victoria's Secret, are members of the service organization Daughters of the American Revolution.They wrap up the gifts beautifully, and all they ask for is a donation.The money benefits veterans and active-members of the military.
Football Scouting Report
With the Kansas City Chiefs' 26-3 win over the Chicago Bears on Sunday night, the team stands at 11-4. If the playoffs began today, they'd hold the third seed behind the New England Patriots and Baltimore Ravens - the latter now having clinched the top seed.
Balmy KC Christmas Eve
Patchy dense fog could reduce visibility through the morning in many spots. Once the fog lifts by late morning temperatures will make their way back into the mid to upper 50s by the afternoon. Copyright 2018 KCTV (Meredith Corp.) All rights reserved.
Keith Urban - I'll Be Your Santa Tonight is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .