Kansas City Saturday Night News Collection

For news watchers tonight we share a quick peek at the news scene, as always, focused on pop culture, community news and top headlines.

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Historic Kansas City Party Today

Hundreds gather for Juneteenth parade in Kansas City, Missouri

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Hundreds of people gathered on Saturday in Kansas City, Missouri, for a Juneteenth parade. The parade went through several blocks and ended in the 18th and Vine District. At the parade, people had the chance to see parade floats, banners, signs and decorated vehicles.

Home Team Stays Losing

Royals still can't find their spark, lose 11-2

The good news: Jackson Kowar survived twice as long into his second start as he did his first. He also got his first career big league strikeout! The bad news: he only doubled his recorded outs from Monday night and still gave up four runs; the Athletics had scored more than enough runs to win this game before Kansas City got their first runner on.

Golden Ghetto Pet Lovers Defend Maligned Doggie Breed

Overland Park city leaders urged to drop pit bull ban

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) - Several residents of the Kansas City suburb of Overland Park, Kansas, are urging the city to repeal its 16-year-old ordinance banning pit bulls. KCUR-FM reports that 25 people spoke at a meeting Wednesday of an Overland Park City Council committee. All but one of the speakers supported repealing the ordinance.

Bella Clan: New Kardashians?!?

Bella Thorne poses in busty bikini top during music video shoot

Bella Thorne showed off much of her jaw-dropping physique in new photos shared to her Instagram on Saturday morning. The 23-year-old social media personality appeared to be enjoying the attention while flaunting her toned form on the set of an upcoming video, which she claimed to be directing.

9 Peeps Pose For G7 Pix

G7 backs Biden infrastructure plan to rival China's belt and road initiative

The G7 group of rich nations has agreed plans to set up an alternative to China's belt and road initiative as part of a broad push back against Beijing covering human rights, supply chains, support for Taiwan and demands to reveal more about the origins of the Covid-19 pandemic.


French President Macron says US is 'definitely' back, welcomes Biden to 'the club'

The warmth between President Joe Biden and French President Emmanuel Macron continued to be on full display on day two of the G-7 summit in Cornwall, England, on Saturday -- with the leaders sitting down for a one-on-one beachside bilateral meeting and Macron agreeing that America is "definitely" back.

Tragic Memorial Today

Five years after massacre, Pulse nightclub owner laments that not much has changed

Barbara Poma, owner of the former Pulse nightclub, woke up on the five-year anniversary one of the worst mass shootings in US history to news of more mass shootings.

Honcho Earns COVID Fine

Brazil's Bolsonaro fined for mask violation in Sao Paulo

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has been fined for not wearing a mask in a public space, breaking a local government's coronavirus restrictions. The state government press office for Sao Paulo announced the fine, which will cost around $110, The Associated Press .

Latinx Earns Less Than Success

Box Office: 'In the Heights' Dancing to Subdued $13 Million Debut

Warner Bros. movie musical " In the Heights " is poised to top the domestic box office this weekend, though its 3-day estimate now sits lower than previous predictions. Earlier in the week, "In the Heights" - directed by Jon M.

Because Daddy Drinks

Thirsty? A Chiefs Fan? This Gin Cocktail Recipe is Perfect For Father's Day - In Kansas City

Tom's Town Distilling Company, one of Kansas City's favorite purveyors of boozy elixirs, has created an ideal sippin' drink for Father's Day. The distillery just unleashed a new botanical gin featuring a combination of floral, citrus, and baking spices. It's already been named the Official Gin of the Kansas City Chiefs-because, of course it has....

Baller Displays No Gratitude

Le'Veon Bell apparently did not like his time with Chiefs in Kansas City

Former Kansas City Chiefs running back Le'Veon Bell created somewhat of a stir Saturday thanks to a reply he made on Instagram. Commenting in response to a fan on a post about an expensive McDonald's tab (of all things), Bell expressed displeasure with his Chiefs' tenure - and more specifically, playing for head coach Andy Reid.

Saturday Cool Down

Your Storm Track 5 Daily Forecast

Look for skies to stay clear tonight with cooler conditions than we've seen in a while. Lows will reach around 61; just a touch below normal for this time of year. Tomorrow looks to start cool before warming up to the upper 80s in the afternoon.

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