Kansas City Sunday News Walk Amid Mask Confusion & Rumors Of War

We start this Sunday with a peek at an iconic fashion brand in transition along with pop culture, community news and top headlines for early birds.

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2 Kansas City police officers injured while attempting to take impaired driver into custody

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) --- Two Kansas City police officers were injured Saturday afternoon after they were dragged by an impaired driver. Police say the incident happened Saturday afternoon in the area of 44th Street and Flora Avenue. Officers were attempting to arrest an impaired driver of a brown Cadillac CT5 when he refused to exit the vehicle.

COVID Puck Comeback

Maskless crowds resume at Kansas City Mavericks games

INDEPENDENCE, MO (KCTV) -- Mask mandates are disappearing around the Kansas City area. Saturday night the KC Mavericks hosted the Allen Americans in the first large sporting event in the region where masks were optional. In the tailgate area just outside Cable Dahmer Arena, David Buckner played lawn games with his son.

Eco-Devo Hype Cont’d

'South Loop Link' Planning Continues as Baltimore Bridge is Replaced

An ambitious proposal to cover up to four blocks of the South Loop freeway with a downtown park is continuing and won't be hindered by the upcoming replacement of the Baltimore Avenue bridge. "MoDOT coordinated with the city during the planning and design phases of the Baltimore bridge replacement project," said Matt Killion, area engineer.


Victoria's Secret to become a publicly traded company as business rebounds

Analysts now say Victoria's Secret, including its teen-focused Pink chain, could be valued at upwards of $5 billion in an IPO. As previously reported by The Post, analysts have quietly but dramatically increased their estimates of the brand's worth as it has revamped itself during the pandemic.

COVID Mask Life Lesson

U.S. schools should continue to use masks -CDC

Schools in the United States should continue to use masks for the 2020-2021 school year, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Saturday. The CDC in its latest guidance said all kindergarten through grade 12 schools "should implement and layer prevention strategies and should prioritize universal and correct use of masks and physical distancing."

Prez In Crisis Mode

Joe Biden is proving even more of a 'master of disaster' than Jimmy Carter

It's stunning how much success Biden has managed to reverse in not even four months. With long lines at the pump, slowing growth and rising inflation, it's looking like the Jimmy Carter era - except that it took Carter years to produce the disasters that this president has fostered in scant months.

MAGA Rallies Reopen

Trump, Who Thinks He's Still President, Is Bringing Back His Rallies Next Month

You might not know it from the way he spent months trying to overturn the results of the 2020 election, but Donald Trump actually hated being president. "I loved my previous life. I had so many things going...this is more work than in my previous life," he told Reuters in 2017.

Rockets Fly Over Holy Land

Gaza flare-up: Israel bombs home of Hamas chief after heavy rocket barrages target Tel Aviv

Fighting between Israel and Hamas escalated in what has become the heaviest flare-up since the 2014 Gaza War. At least 174 people were killed in the Gaza Strip, and 10 in Israel in the most intensive aerial exchanges in years.

Celebrity Old Flame Jeopardized

'Jeopardy!' Seemingly Predicts Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck's Reunion

Coincidence? Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck 's reunion may have come as a surprise to some, but apparently, someone at was in the know before the news made headlines. The first answer during the Friday, May 14, episode of the game show featured the singer, 51, and the actor, 48.

Mom Talks Masks

Local mother reacts to schools dropping mask mandates

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - School districts in the Kansas City metro area are deciding to keep or ditch masks in the classroom as the school year comes to an end. The discussions come as The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention loosened COVID-19 restrictions earlier this week.

Salvy Inspires Royal Reboot

Salvador Perez homers again, leading Royals to 5-1 win over White Sox

by: AP Wire Posted: / Updated: CHICAGO (AP) - Salvador Perez hit a three-run homer for the second straight day, and the Kansas City Royals handed Carlos Rodón his first loss of the season with a 5-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Saturday night.

Kansas City Rain Redux

Your Storm Track 5 Daily Forecast

Get ready for another round of showers and a few storms to move through the area overnight into early Sunday. There might be a brief break before a second round of rain and storms push through during the afternoon and evening.

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