In this post we gather news from across the metro in on convenient location and in order to provide a ground-level look at the local discourse. Whilst most of these links are kind of a bummer there are a few bright spots that offer reason for hope.
Check-it . . .More Deets About Local Cash
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - More help is coming from Kansas City renters in need. The Emergency Rental and Utilities Assistance Program ended on Tuesday. However, city leaders tell FOX4 a second round of relief funding is due in September. Kansas City leaders said the current round of relief money has all the applicants it can handle for now.
Traffic Tragedy This Morning
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - One person was killed in a crash on U.S. 71 near Longview Road early Wednesday morning. The crash happened around 12:30 a.m. Kansas City, Missouri, police said a silver Lincoln Zephyr was exiting U.S. 71 south at a high speed and continued through a red light at Red Bridge and onto the ramp to Longview Road.
Police Hope To Help Local Lady
The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department is asking for help to locate a woman they say is in immediate need of mental health assistance.Police are searching for 23-year-old Lauren Diemer.Diemer was last seen near Northwest 79th Place and Northwest Rhode Avenue in Kansas City around 7 p.m.
Gunfire Postscript In Grandview
by: Juan Cisneros Posted: / Updated: GRANDVIEW, Mo. - A 30-year-old woman died last Friday after a shooting in Grandview, Missouri. Police were called to the 6700 block of 119th Street just after 4:00 a.m. on July 16, where they found Sharee Hale with an apparent gunshot wound.
Trailer Park Pushes Back Against Progress
Meeting gets heated between Jackson County and trailer park residents over new detention center plans
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The residents at Heart Mobile Village will need to find a new place to live, however, Jackson County says they will help them move. County leaders met with residents in a heated meeting Tuesday night, but they promised residents they would do everything they can to help them.
Police Help Community
There's a spot in Kansas City, Kansas, where hundreds of kids hang out each week. They're throwing punches but not causing trouble.
Public Health Real Talk
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19 are ramping up again across the Kansas City metro. In Kansas City, 38.4% of people are fully vaccinated as of Tuesday afternoon. The low vaccination numbers encouraged Truman Medical Centers/University Health to partner with a local business for a vaccine effort on Tuesday.
Kansas City Takes Global Stage
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas Citians will have several chances to cheer on Olympians with ties to the area. The first opportunity comes with the Opening Ceremony, which will be broadcast live on KSHB 41 starting at 6:55 a.m. Friday, July 23.
Fanbois Denounce Dayton
The Major League Baseball draft is a risky enterprise to begin with. In the league's entire history-going back to the formation of the National League in 1876-there have been just 22,000 individuals who have put on a big league uniform. There have been over 22,000 players selected in the MLB draft since just 2004.
Serving Kansas City
Baba's Pantry has gyros, falafel and various pantry items like seasonings and hot sauce.Pantry Staples The eastern edge of Brookside has a stellar new dining option. Baba's Pantry (1019 E. 63rd St., KCMO) is a Palestinian-American counter-service restaurant which, as its name implies, also has a stocked deli case and several shelves of to-go items. The menu at the bright...
Brewing Urban Core Success
A piece of Kansas City history - now an in-the-works east side business development near one of the city's famed entertainment districts - is expected to be the home of KC's first Black-owned brewery, Kemet Coleman confirmed Monday.
Summer Haze & Daze
Hide Transcript Show Transcript PRACTICE BUT YOU KNOW WHAT, IT WILL PROBABLY GET HOTTER AND YOU KNOW WHAT, IT IS. WITH THIS EXCESSIVE HEAT LASTING ALL THE WAY THROUGH NEXT WEEK FOR WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY, FRIDAY. IT WILL START THIS FRIDAY, SO THAT DOESN'T MEAN THERE IS AN INCREASED CHANCE OF HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES OF SOME OF US, NOT ALL OF US.
And this is ANOTHER OPEN THREAD for right now.