Kansas City Sunday Night Link Pool: Flash Flood Warning Amid News Deluge

As the rain continues to fall, we check community news, pop culture and top headlines for the denizens of the local discourse.

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Sunday Night Flood Of Info

Flash Flood Warning issued for some metro cities, including KCMO, Overland Park and Olathe

KANSAS CITY, MO. (KCTV) --- A Flash Flood Warning has been issued for portions of the Kansas City metro area until 12:30 a.m. on Monday. The warning includes Kansas City, Overland Park, Shawnee, Prairie Village, Lenexa and Olathe. Areas on the Kansas side of the metro have already seen over an inch of rain.

Tragic Crash Postscript

One person dead after vehicle strikes tree on Shawnee Mission Parkway in Fairway

One person has died after a vehicle struck a tree Sunday morning on Shawnee Mission Parkway in Fairway, Kansas.Police say the crash happened near the 55th Street intersection.Sheriff's deputies say a person was driving so fast the car hit a tree and split in half.

Dealing With Rising Tide

Free fishing days coming to Missouri and Kansas in June

by: Brian Dulle Posted: / Updated: KANSAS CITY, Mo. - If you haven't got around to buying a fishing permit in Kansas or Missouri this year then you're in luck next month for a couple days. Free fishing feel take place on June 5 and June 6, according to the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism.

Holy Land At War

Israel Gaza conflict: Gazan officials say Sunday was 'deadliest day'

More than 40 people were killed in the latest Israeli air strikes on Gaza, officials there say. Israel's army say Palestinian militants have fired more than 3,000 rockets at Israel over the past week. United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has warned that further fighting could plunge the region into an "uncontainable crisis".

Health Advice Unmasked

Dr. Sanjay Gupta says the CDC mishandled announcement of new mask guidelines

Last week, the Centers for Disease Control advised that fully vaccinated people can be indoors and outdoors without wearing masks except when in health care settings, on public transportation, or in specified areas where masks are required.


Tax the rich? Executives predict Biden's big plans will flop

"With business-minded and more centrist members on the Democratic side in both the House and Senate, they look at the scope and breadth of these tax increases for the infrastructure and families plans and they just find them jaw-dropping," said Neil Bradley, chief policy officer at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

Insurrection Contradiction

Photo emerges of Republican barricading chamber doors during US Capitol attack after he compared rioters to 'tourists'

A photo has emerged of Andrew Clyde, the Republican congressman who claimed "there was no insurrection" and compared US Capitol rioters to "tourists", barricading the House chamber during the attack. "The Rep.

Critics To Royals: Give It Up

Meghan Markle, Prince Harry face calls to give up royal titles following podcast appearance: report

Palace aides are reportedly calling on Meghan Markle and Prince Harry to give up their remaining royal titles following the Duke of Sussex's recent podcast appearance.

Tech Titan On The Prowl

Bill Gates reportedly asked out several women in his office before divorce

Bill Gates asked out several women in his office long after he wed estranged wife Melinda in 1994 - but it was the exposure of his ties to pedophile Jeffrey Epstein that really shook their marriage, according to a report on Sunday.

Royal Disappointment

Royals get walked off by Sox in heartbreaking fashion

Heartbreak. That's all that comes to mind as the Royals lose on a walk-off breaking ball in the dirt. The Royals got the scoring started in the first inning after Carlos Santana got a one-out walk (shocker), Andrew Benintendi continued his good May with a single up the middle.

Kansas City Drenched

Joe's Weather Blog: Rain...rain...and more rain (SUN-5/16)

It's a soggy start in the area today...the rain came yesterday early in the morning...then we got a break for the rest of the day as I expected...then the biggest part of the rains this weekend are happening this morning...again as expected. There will be scattered showers this afternoon before the rain redevelops tonight again.

More Downpour Predicted

More rounds of rain Sunday evening in Kansas City metro

We could still see rain every day throughout the rest of the week.

And this is the OPEN THREAD for Sunday night. Thanks for reading this week!!!