Quick review of pop culture, community news and more info from across the nation . . .
Downtown Jail Dinner Ruined
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A possible COVID-19 exposure closed the kitchen at the Jackson County Detention Center and landed several staff members and inmates in quarantine. A statement from the Jackson County Sheriff's Office does not give the date of the possible exposure or how long the kitchen was closed.
Courthouse Plan Redux
I want to assure you that our efforts are showing positive results. We're still in a good place with all four of our recovery pillars testing PPE, hospital capacity and data. We're extending phase one. Not because Missouri has taken a step back, but because we want to make sure we're fully prepared for Phase two.
Refuge Across The Bridge
NORTH KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Three people are safe after a water rescue in the woods near 26th and Vernon in North Kansas City on Thursday. KCTV5 News was told one of three managed to swim and then go to nearby neighborhood to call 911 for help.
Hottie Panty Promo Exposed
She is the face of lingerie brand Intimissimi. And Irina Shayk put on a jaw-dropping display as she modelled their latest campaign - the 'invisible bra' - in a sizzling photoshoot for the Italian clothing label.
PREZ TRUMP PENS UPCOMING SOCIAL MEDIA CRACKDOWN!!!
President Trump on Thursday signed an executive order aimed at limiting the broad legal protections enjoyed by social media companies, just two days after Trump tore into Twitter for fact-checking two of the president's tweets. "We're here today to defend free speech from one of the gravest dangers it has faced in American history, frankly," Trump said from the Oval Office.
Just when we thought we'd seen it all, heard it all, we are hit with another surreal shocker certain to wend its way into the narrative, and onto paid media as the 2020 presidential derby charges forward.
Election Hate Ramps Up
President Trump has retweeted a video where a supporter declares 'the only good Democrat is a dead Democrat' - and the man's explanation behind the comment is even more violent. Trump retweeted a video from the account Cowboys for Trump at midnight Thursday, in which the leader of the group Couy Griffin declares 'the only good Democrat is a dead Democrat.'
Market Doubts Trade Truce
Stock futures were flat on Thursday night as traders braced for an upcoming news conference on U.S.-China relations from President Donald Trump. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures dipped 26 points, or just 0.1%. S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 futures also posted marginal losses.
Kangaroo Comeback Planned
by: FOX 4 Newsroom Posted: / Updated: KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Officials at the University of Missouri - Kansas City are anticipating a return to in-person education on campus this fall, although they noted that it's still possible classes could remain all virtual in 2020.
Kansas City QB Taking His Cut
Ever since Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes finished his third season under contract to the team - which officially made him eligible to have his rookie contract extended - one question has been on the mind of NFL observers. But the question wasn't whether or not Mahomes would become the highest-paid player in NFL history.
Golden Ghetto Booze Stays Winning From Relaxed Rules
Microbreweries And Small Bars In Johnson County Could Benefit If Voters Ditch Long-Standing Liquor Law This November
Johnson County residents will vote this November on whether to repeal a long-standing rule requiring businesses that sell alcohol to generate 30% of their revenue from food. On Thursday, the County Board of Commissioners passed the measure unanimously, placing it on the general election ballot November 3.
Rising Tide Subsides
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The clouds will clear and drier air will move in. Wind: N-NW 5-10 mph. Low: 56°
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .