Kansas City News Overnight

Don't worry, we're not gonna let this post linger on top of the blog for too long. 


However, there are a great many things we want to share for late night/early bird readers from the world of pop culture, community news and top headlines. 

KCPD End Standoff Peacefully

KCPD ends standoff with man who lives in former school bus

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A man who lives on a school bus got into a 90-minute standoff Thursday night with police in Kansas City, Missouri, after a suspected domestic incident. According to KCPD, the incident started about 7:30 p.m. as rolling disturbance between an ex-boyfriend in one vehicle and his ex-girlfriend in another vehicle, a police spokesman told 41 Action News.

J&J ‘No More Clots’ COVID Vaxx Spurned By Kansas City

After Johnson & Johnson vaccine pause, some Kansas City area clinics see hesitancy

LEXINGTON, Mo. - After a two-week pause, Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines are once again going into arms. The shots were temporarily "paused" over concerns about rare blood clots, then cleared again after a review from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention. But now the pause is having an impact on turnout.

Jackson County Update Courthouse Cooling Costs

Jackson County courthouse needs $1.7M in emergency repairs to A/C system

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Jackson County Commissioners approved more than a million dollars to pay for temporary fixes at the downtown courthouse. It's now the cooling system in the nearly 90-year-old building that needs emergency repairs. Crews drained the cooling system in February to prevent it from freezing during cold weather.

Systemic Racism Double Talk?!?

Biden says, 'I don't think the American people are racist,' despite finding 'systemic racism'

President Biden pressed his call Thursday for the United States to combat "systemic racism" through policy initiatives, in his first public response to remarks made by Republican Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina. Scott delivered the GOP rebuttal to Biden's first speech to Congress on Wednesday night.

Activists Bemoan Prez Biden

Protesters interrupt Biden at Georgia rally: 'Close private detention centers!'

During a rally after his speech in Congress President Joe Biden was interrupted by protesters against private detention centers. Biden addressed the demonstrators saying "There should be no private prisons" and he is "working to close all of them."

Holy Land Suffers Stampede

Dozens Reported Killed In Stampede At Israeli Festival

JERUSALEM - A stampede broke out early Friday at a Jewish religious gathering attended by tens of thousands of people in northern Israel, leaving scores injured, authorities said. Israeli media reported that at least 40 people were killed and published photos of rows of bodies.

Rudy Will Rat?!?

Michael Cohen Predicts Giuliani Will Flip on Trump: Rudy Would Give Him Up 'In a Heartbeat'

It takes one to know one, the old saying goes. And if that maxim applies to Donald Trump's attorneys, the former president might be in trouble. Speaking with Alisyn Camerota, Michael Cohen - a former Trump attorney - predicted that one of the men who succeeded him, Rudy Giuliani, will eventually do as he did and turn on the ex-president.

Royal Regret Exposed

Prince Harry feels 'regretful and embarrassed over Oprah interview'

Duncan Larcombe, author of Prince Harry: The Inside Story, got to know Duke Claims he's 'hot-headed' and recalled a time they rowed at Peter Phillips' stag do Says Harry used Oprah interview to get rid of anger for how royals treated wife Now feels 'awkward and regretful' and is 'nostalgic for his old life' after UK trip Prince Harry was 'hurt and angry' over how his wife was treated by the Royal Family and used their Oprah Winfrey interview to 'get it out' - but is now 'regretful and embarrassed', a royal expert has claimed.

Doggone Serious Charges

Suspects in Lady Gaga dognapping charged with attempted murder, robbery

Five people were arrested Thursday in connection to the Feb. 24 dog napping of Lady Gaga's dogs and the shooting of their walker, the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) confirmed Thursday. Three of the individuals, identified as James Jackson (18) , Jaylin White (19) and Lafayette Whaley (27), were each charged with one count of attempted murder, conspiracy to commit robbery and second-degree robbery.

Dance The Night Away

Kansas City Ballet will take the stage at Starlight Theatre in just a few weeks

It's one more sign Kansas City is returning to pre-pandemic life. The Kansas City Ballet is ready to take the stage at Starlight Theatre in just a few weeks.

EPIC O-Line Comeback?!?

Mitchell Schwartz is open to returning to the Chiefs

Former Kansas City Chiefs right tackle Mitch Schwartz joined "The Drive" on 610 Sports Radio for a full hour on Thursday afternoon, explaining to host Carrington Harrison he decided to take up permanent residence in Kansas City because "it just felt like home." As it turns out, Schwartz is also open to returning to work there.

Friday Forecast

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