Forgive the snarky headline, in this collection we've actually gathered more than a few worthwhile resources for important news at the neighborhood and citywide level.
Check-it . . .Competition Down By The River
WASHINGTON (AP) - A police official who has run large departments in Maryland and Virginia has been selected as chief of the U.S. Capitol Police in the aftermath of the Jan. 6 insurrection, in which pro-Trump rioters stormed the building in a violent rage, disrupting the certification of Joe Biden's presidential win.
Deadly Morning Traffic Postscript
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- A pedestrian was hit and killed early Tuesday morning in Kansas City, MO, according to police. Officers and emergency crews responded before 1 a.m. to an area near Interstate 435 and Front Street in response to a pedestrian crash. Police said one person died in a crash at that location.
DOGGIE SCARES AWAY SNAIL MAIL!!!
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The mail wasn't being delivered to more than a dozen homes on 83 rd Terrace, all because of one neighbor's out-of-control dogs. "They refuse to come out here until she moves or gets rid of the dogs," said Teri Huffman, referring to the woman who owns the dogs and lives across the street from her.
Local Double Trouble Post
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Clay County Sheriff's Office is warning residents of fraudulent activity involving outgoing mail. The sheriff's office said in a Facebook post Monday that they have seen an increase in personal checks being taken out of mail boxes, "washed" and rewritten to be cashed.
Kansas City Degradation Awaits After Stimmy Runs Out
Time for a change of pace? Come see what inspiring, new careers may be on the horizon for you at the Kansas City Job Fair on July 21st! Meet one-on-one with recruiters & hiring managers from the area's top hiring companies. Available positions range from entry-level to management in multiple industries.
Show-Me Legal Eagle History Tribute
It took 136 years to raise a historical marker at the site of Levi Harrington's brutal lynching by a white mob in Kansas City's West Bottoms neighborhood - and less than 18 months for vandals to topple the historical marker from the sweeping bluffs overlooking West Terrace Park.
Kansas City Soccer Works Diligently To Scare Away More Fans
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - As part of its goal to increase vaccinations, the Unified Government Public Health Department will offer free COVID-19 vaccinations at Sporting KC events. Any ticketholders who are at least 12 years old or older are eligible to be vaccinated, according to a news release, and two events will be held later this month.
Plague Can’t Cure Local Appetites
Learn how to brew a banana milkshake IPA, explore a children's museum or do yoga for a good cause this weekend. The Black Pantry at McClain's Bakery "Come join us at the bakery this day! Our new friends at The Black Pantry will be popping up from 8am-12pm on Saturday, July 17th!
Kansas City Tribute Cont’d
by: Heidi Schmidt Posted: / Updated: KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City philanthropist Annette Bloch, 94, died at her home Saturday. She was surrounded by family. Her family is planning a private burial and plans to celebrate her life with parities in Kansas City and Palm Springs in the near future.
Mediocre High School Sports Paused Part Deux
Doctors say coronavirus will affect student-athletes as much as it does professional athletes.After more than a year of sports during a pandemic, doctors warn with cases on the rise, this fall could look a lot like last year."I think we can't encourage enough that people get vaccinated that are eligible.
Taggers Make Inner Suburbs Slightly Worse
BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. - Parents in Blue Springs are outraged after someone vandalized a popular park where children play. Smiles and laughs are commonplace at Ward Park, a spot where every day, kids get to let loose. "Oh my gosh," local mom Heidi Mertens said, seeing pictures of the graffiti.
Another Sniff Of Summer At The Bus Stop
WEATHER FOR IT. A HAZY START TO THIS ONE. 69 DEGREES AND A NORTHEAST WIND AT FIVMIE LES AN HOUR, WE HAVE SMOKE WAY UP IN THE ATMOSPHERE. FROM WILDFIRES ACROSS THE WESTERN UNITED STATES. THAT HAS SPREAD INHE T PLAINS AND THE GREAT LAKES.
This is the COMMUNITY NEWS OPEN THREAD for right now.