For our early morning news junkies, once again, we collect a quick peek at pop culture, community news and info from across the nation and around the world.
Mayor Q Makes Cable News
Over the weekend in Kansas City, large crowds of people gathered together to protest the death of George Floyd and police brutality towards African Americans. Although the protests started peacefully on both Saturday and Sunday, there were several altercations between protesters and police officers as well as the vandalism of several vehicles and buildings.
Cowtown Unrest Redux
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - Protests have been a part of American history from the very beginning. Protests surrounding events from the Boston Tea Party, protest over women's rights and decades later you had the civil rights movement.
We Talked Kansas City Protest Crowfunding FIRST
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Two KCPD officers hurt during this weekend's protests are now recovering at home. They were hospitalized with head and liver injuries after being hit with flying objects. But at least one protester says police action put him in the hospital, too.
Hottie Fashion News
"Queen of curves" Abigail Ratchford tantalized her 9.1 million Instagram followers on Wednesday with five seriously sultry selfies that spotlighted her busty curves. The gorgeous model looked sensational in a skimpy yellow bra that exposed her massive cleavage, posing seductively as she flashed increasingly more skin with every shot.
Bishop Rebukes Prez Trump
The bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington sharply criticized President Donald Trump on Monday for staging a visit to the historic St. John's Church across from the White House, where he held up a Bible after authorities had cleared the area of peaceful protesters.
Prez Trump Military Threat Against American Rioters
President Trump threatened Monday to take military action in American cities if the violent demonstrations that have been taking place in recent days aren't stamped out.
Hong Kong Crackdown Cont’d
Hong Kong police on Monday blocked a candlelit vigil marking the anniversary of China's deadly military 1989 crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in Beijing's Tiananmen Square. The police said it rejected the organizers' request for a candlelight vigil because it would violate coronavirus social distancing rules that ban gatherings of more than eight people.
USA Trolled Over Riots
Iran, China and North Korea have used the protests over the killing of George Floyd as an opportunity to hit back at the country.
Sound Off Tuesday
Music industry players including Mick Jagger, Quincy Jones respond to George Floyd's death with Blackout Tuesday: 'This is what solidarity looks like'
In the wake of George Floyd's death in police custody and the ensuing protests worldwide, the music industry is planning to turn June 2 into "Blackout Tuesday," a day to press pause on usual business and turn toward fighting racial injustice.
Faith Overcomes Riots
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - The Country Club Plaza shut down entirely as many businesses continue to cleanup from this weekend's protests against police brutality. The Community Christian Church on Main Street across from the J.C. Nichols Fountain was the center point for much of this weekend's protest.
Big Screen Returns
by: Brian Dulle Posted: / Updated: KANSAS CITY, Kan. - The Boulevard Drive-In Theater will be back open for movies this weekend after having their 70th season delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The theater said safety is their top priority and they will be pre-screening all staff and have wellness checks for every employee, before every shift, to ensure everyone is healthy.
Warm Up Today
Hide Transcript Show Transcript 91 DEGREES IN DODGE CITY. 80'S TODAY. WE ARE GETTING CLOSER TO 90 TOMORROW. WE WANT TO GET YOU THAT FIRST ALERT. WE WILL BE DEALING WITH THAT HEAT. THE FORECAST HIGH TEMPERATURES, UPPER 80'S, 90 DEGREES. YOU FACTOR IN THE HEAT AND HUMIDITY, YOU GET THE HEAT INDEX.
Queen Naija - Butterflies Pt. 2 is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .