Kansas City Tuesday News Lock Down

Tonight hottie Lindsey and her luxury promo work inspires us to take a peek at pop culture, community news and top headlines.

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No KCMO Cash For Po-Po

Proposal to use COVID funds for KCPD on hold pending lawsuit

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A push to restore funding discretion to the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department failed to clear its first hurdle at City Hall on Tuesday. The ordinance, proposed by First District Councilwoman Heather Hall and Second District Councilwoman Teresa Loar, would use COVID-19 relief money and give the police department $45 million as part of a one-time lump sum.

Today's Runaround Postscript

Kansas City police standoff ends in Northland after woman taken into custody

Kansas City police said a standoff in the Northland that led to a section of Interstate 29 being shut down has ended peacefully.A woman was taken into custody. Authorities said that at 12:15 p.m. officers were in the area of Northeast 46th Street and North Holmes Avenue and attempted to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation.

Students COVID Check Uptick

Children's Mercy says it's testing more kids for COVID-19

Children's Mercy Hospital said Tuesday it is testing more children for COVID-19.Hospital officials said some of this is the result of kids going back to school.The percentage of positive cases is dropping slightly.Last week, the hospital reported seeing the highest number of young people coming in for tests."Which is hard

War Machine In Trouble

B-2 bomber damaged during emergency landing at Whiteman Air Force Base

by: Brian Dulle Posted: / Updated: WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. - An investigation is underway after a B-2 bomber was damaged during an emergency landing Tuesday at Whiteman Air Force Base. Officials at Whiteman tell FOX4 the incident occurred around 12:30 a.m. A U.S.

Cowtown Rewrite Ahead

KCPL's new Wikipedian in Residence gives us the tools to edit our own stories

Illustration by Katelyn Betz In June 2021, the Kansas City Public Library announced a new staff position that reimagines the "traditional" librarian role with a digital twist: the Wikipedian in Residence. Miranda Pratt, who graduated from the Kansas City Art Institute in 2019, is filling the post for the inaugural year-long tenure.

Hottie Advocates For Bewbs

Ex-UFC ring girl Lindsey Pelas at war with Instagram over nudity censorship

LINDSEY PELAS has declared war on Instagram for 'discriminating' against women. The former UFC ring girl called out the social media site after one of her busty selfies was removed. Pelas - who has natural 30HH boobs - has racked up more than 8.6million followers on her Instagram page.

Questioning Prez Biden

Senator demands to know 'who is in charge' at White House after Biden cut off mid-sentence

Sen. James Risch, R- Idaho, claimed Tuesday that someone in the White House other than President Biden is "calling the shots." Risch made the comments during Secretary of State Antony Blinken's hearing before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations about the U.S. military withdrawal from Afghanistan, which the senator called a "dismal failure."

Spending Cash Unity?!?

Democrats cut deal with Manchin to get party behind long-shot voting overhaul bill

Senate Democrats are proposing new legislation to overhaul voting laws after months of discussions to get all 50 of their members behind a single bill, allowing their caucus to speak with one voice on the issue even though it stands virtually no chance of becoming law.

Costly Hack Postscript

3 former U.S. intelligence operatives to pay over $1.6 million to resolve mercenary hacking charges

WASHINGTON, DC - Three former U.S. intelligence operatives, who went to work as mercenary hackers for the United Arab Emirates, will pay over $1.68 million dollars to resolve federal charges of conspiring to violate hacking laws, the Justice Department announced on Tuesday.

U.S. Money Fades

American household income fell in 2020, its first decline since 2011, Census says

American household income fell last year amid the economic hit of the pandemic, reflecting the first decline in median household income since the Great Recession in 2011, according to new data from the Census Bureau. The median household income decreased 2.9% to $67,500 between 2019 and 2020, the Census said.

AOC Defends Good Life

Ocasio-Cortez defends attendance of Met Gala amid GOP uproar

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) defended her decision to attend the exclusive Met Gala Monday night amid a social media backlash. The congresswoman drew criticism from many, including several high-profile Republicans, who pointed out the dichotomy between the message emblazoned on her dress, "Tax the Rich," and the event's reported $30,000-a-head price tag.

MAGA Against Former Veep

'I Don't Want to Be Your Friend Anymore': Trump Gave Pence a Jan. 5 Ultimatum, Book Claims

In his desperation to remain in the White House after Joe Biden's win in the 2020 election, then-President Donald Trump reportedly resorted to schoolyard threats against Mike Pence to convince him to overturn the results by rejecting certification. "You can do this.

Sky Falling On NextGen

Young People Are Anxious About Climate Change And Say Governments Are Failing Them

How are young people coping with climate change? The answer, according to one study, is not well, and for good reason. For a forthcoming study, researchers with the U.K.'s University of Bath and other schools spoke to 10,000 people in 10 countries, all of whom were between the ages of 16 and 25, to gauge how they feel about climate change.

Political Potato Games Stay Winning!!!

Analysis: How Dan Quayle saved democracy. Yes, really.

You probably haven't thought about Dan Quayle in a really long time. After all, the Indiana senator-turned-much-maligned-vice-president under George H.W. Bush left national politics with exactly one thing attached to his name: He didn't know how to spell "p-o-t-a-t-o."

Brit Insta-Gone

Why Britney Spears suddenly deleted her Instagram

It's her prerogative. Britney Spears is sending a "powerful" message by deleting her Instagram amid her 13-year conservatorship, a source exclusively told Page Six on Tuesday. "She's happy and in a great place," the source said, adding, "and silence can be a powerful thing and a powerful message."

Building Northland Connection

Demolition begins as crews clear old buildings to make way for new Buck O'Neil Bridge

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Kansas City area will soon look a lot different. Crews used heavy equipment to begin demolishing several old buildings near 4th and Washington Tuesday morning. The Missouri Department of Transportation said traffic is not being impacted by the work in this area, but other construction will impact drivers as crews prepare to build the new Buck O'Neil Bridge.

Show-Me EPIC Trinkets

Missouri cave containing Native American artwork sold at auction for $2.2 million

A Missouri cave containing Native American artwork from more than 1,000 years ago has been sold at auction. Tuesday's move is disappointing to leaders of the Osage Nation who had hoped to buy the land to protect and preserve a site that's sacred to them.

COVID Fest Calender Debuts

Power and Light District announces fall events, concert lineups

Courtesy Power & Light District. The Power and Light District has announced its fall event schedule and concert series lineup, revealing the return of signature annual events such as Oktoberfest (Oct. 9), Cornucopia (Oct 15-17), the CarnEVIL Halloween Party Bar Crawl (Oct. 30), and the Wicked Wine Walk (Nov. 6).

Coaching Moves Underway???

Report links Eric Bieniemy to vacant USC coaching position

Perhaps Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy will finally get his head coaching job soon; it just may come at the college level rather than the NFL. ESPN's Adam Schefter reported league sources believe the OC will be a top candidate for the open job at USC after Chris Helton was fired from the position on Monday.

Forecast For Tonight

Scattered showers possible tonight, cooler temperatures overnight


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