A quick glimpse at some of the worthwhile stories from today still worth checking four the latest denizens of the blog . . .
Kansas City Crackdown On Street Racing Coming Soon
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - State and local leaders are concerned over large gatherings in the metro. Over the weekend, illegal street racers and crowds ignored public health restrictions, and it led to violence. Police and city officials said they're taking notice of the events and plan to take action.
Testimony After Tragedy
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - During his time with the Overland Park Police Department, Officer Mike Mosher trained several new recruits. One of them is now with the Kansas City, Missouri, Police department and said Mosher saved his life. "He was there for the officers," said Brian Caniglia.
Show-Me Tough Justice
by: AP Wire Posted: / Updated: KINGSTON, Mo. - The state of Missouri plans to seek the death penalty against a man charged with killing two brothers from Wisconsin, according to the man's new attorney. Garland Nelson is charged with two counts of first-degree murder and several other counts in the deaths of Nicholas and Justin Diemel, of Shawano County, Wisconsin.
Kansas Second Chance Cash Could Save Lives
The rising death toll for those who are in corrections environments pains us, but it does not surprise us. Social distancing is next to impossible for those who are incarcerated in jails, prisons, and youth detention centers across the nation. With large numbers of people living in close quarters, these correctional facilities are breeding grounds for the coronavirus.
KCK Po-Po Offer Helping Hand To Broke-Ass Community
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - The Police Athletic League in Kansas City, Kansas, is reaching out to families in the community to help put food on the table. The league normally mentors around 800 children, but had to switch gears due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tonight: Tribute To Slain Overland Park Hero Cop
Hide Transcript Show Transcript , CITIES ARE REOPENING CHECK OUT , OUR LIST AT KMBC.COM. NEW TONIGHT AN OVERLAND PARK , RESTAURANT IS RAISING MONEY TO HELP THE FAMILY OF SLAIN OFFICER MIKE MOSHER. MORE THAN 550 CARS LINED UP OUTSIDE RED DOOR GRILL AT 159TH AND ANTIOCH TONIGHT.
Perfect Village Fashion Accessory Under Discussion
PRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kan. - Prairie Village leaders are looking into an ordinance to require people to wear masks or other facial coverings when they are in public spaces, like city hall, as a way to prevent new coronavirus infections. Council member Jori Nelson introduced the proposal during Monday's City Council meeting, which was conducted via Zoom.
Park & Snip Debuts
Salon Inspire at North Oak Trafficway and Missouri 152 obeyed Kansas City's 10-10-10 rule by moving part of its hair cutting operation outside."I'd say my last haircut was the beginning of February, roughly," said a man about to get his hair cut.It's a been a long wait to get trimmed up, cleaned up and just feeling better.
Pandemic Pets Need Homes
Unleashed Pet Rescue and Adoption seeking donations as dogs, cats continue to come through their doors
MISSION, KS (KCTV) - Unleashed Pet Rescue and Adoption is seeking donations as dogs and cats continue to come through their doors. Unleased Pet Rescue and Adoption located at 5918 Broadmoor in Mission, Kansas, is seeking donations as they continue to rescue animals from across the metro.
Long Term Jet Parking At KCI
Even more planes are being parked at Kansas City International Airport.NewsChopper 9 was near the airport Wednesday and could see Delta Air Lines planes parked on a runway and taxiway, even more than what were parked in mid-April.KMBC's Johnny Rowlands said there were at least 100 Boeing 767s, Boeing 757s, Airbus A319s and Airbus A320s parked at KCI as air travel has dropped off during the pandemic.Even rental car parking lots are full of vehicles.
Fanboys Dream Of Perfection
During the 2019 offseason, a lot was made of the Kansas City Chiefs. They had just come off their best season in 49 years, ending mere inches from their first Super Bowl berth since 1969.
Kansas City Spring Chill Cont'd
Hide Transcript Show Transcript BEFORE THE NEXT ONE TAKES AIM FOR US. 59 DEGREES BY 7:00 P.M. AND BY 9:00, WHEN WE CHAT AGAIN, IT WILL START TO THICKEN UP A LITTLE BIT. THE TROUBLE IS, THERE A SUPERMOON TONIGHT. I KNOW A LOT OF FOLKS WERE CURIOUS ABOUT THAT.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for tonight . . .