We start the morning inspired by newsworthy hottie Alexis Ren and her fashionista promo along with community news, pop culture and a few more interesting items we've found along with way . . .
Kansas City Snow Planning
Last Updated 1/21/2020 at 3:00 p.m. Forecast: Light snow Wednesday morning transitioning into intermittent rain until Thursday evening. High temperatures should result in minimal accumulation on pavement. Thursday night into Friday morning may see a refreeze or a transition to light snow.
Kansas City Mass Shooting Hero Cared For Victims At Scene
GRANDVIEW, Mo. - As many as six victims remain hospitalized following the shooting Sunday at 9ine Ultra Lounge in Kansas City, Missouri. And the man who tended to two women who were shot that night hopes to reconnect with them. https://www.kshb.com/news/local-news/man-carries-2-nightclub-shooting-victims-to-safety
KCPS Granted Cash For Trauma
Elizabeth Orosco Northeast News To meet the growing need of addressing childhood trauma in the classroom, Kansas City Public Schools (KCPS) received a $2.59 million grant to provide trauma-specific support and resources to students. The grant, provided through the federal Victims of Crime Act (VOCA), is the largest grant the district has received under the leadership of KCPS Superintendent Dr. Mark Bedell.
Meth Town Debates Future
City budget priorities, business retention and development in the Little Blue Valley netted plenty of questions and answers during Tuesday's Independence City Council District 3 candidate forum. Ken Love, Celeste Matthys, Dan O'Neill and Michael Steinmeyer are vying for the seat held by Scott Roberson, who elected not to run for re-election after six years representing the southeast portion of the city.
The new decade is basically here and Alexis Ren is the dynamic star to know. Social media may have been how she got her big break in modeling, but since then, she's worked hard to make the most out of her career.
Impeachment Push Back
President Trump's lawyers invoked Rep. Adam Schiff's name over and over again on Tuesday, accusing him of hiding documents, conducting an unfair impeachment inquiry and fabricating the text of the July 25 phone call between Trump and the president of Ukraine.
Mexicans Save USA From Another Immigrant Caravan
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's government said on Tuesday that it largely halted a caravan of undocumented Central Americans migrants who waded across a river into Mexico, and says others who attempt to enter the country illegally will face the same consequences.
Prez Trump Vs. Doom
US President Donald Trump has decried climate "prophets of doom" in a speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos, where sustainability is the main theme. He called for a rejection of "predictions of the apocalypse" and said America would defend its economy.
Kansas City Dancing Classy
The 2019-2020 Season continues with the highly anticipated return of record-breaking and critically acclaimed Swan Lake. It features choreography by Kansas City Ballet Artistic Director Devon Carney after Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov.
Super Bowl Mistakes Abound
BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. -- The stage is set for one metro couple's wedding, which happens to be on Super Bowl Sunday. "I've had a lot of people asking me if there's a crash list," Robert Walkowiak said laughing. Their wedding has been a year in the making.
Big Game Fashion Debut
When the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers go on the field for Super Bowl LIV in Miami on February 2nd, they will be wearing home uniforms - just as they did when they won Super Bowl IV 50 years ago.
Kansas City Ice Storm Starts
Skies will quickly become overcast this evening while a steady and at times brisk south to southeast wind blows in. A few flurries or light snow will develop late in the evening but if you are back inside by midnight you will likely avoid any impact from the snow.
Mac Miller - Circles is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .