Kansas City Late Night News Outlook

For late night & early morning denizens of the discourse we share even more selections from pop culture, community news and top headlines.

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Kansas City Eternal Gratitude

Monday marks 33 years since an explosion killed 6 Kansas City firefighters

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - It's been 33 years since an explosion claimed the lives of six Kansas City firefighters. Thomas Fry, Gerald Halloran, Luther Hurd, James Kilventon Jr., Robert D. McKarnin and Michael Oldham - were killed in a massive early-morning explosion at a construction site near 71-Highway in southeast Kansas City.

Life Inside The Loop

Complete Streets events set for Tuesday + Downtown news beat - Downtown Council of Kansas City

Complete Streets pop-events are set for Tuesday morning Mark your calendar for Tuesday morning to participate in Pop-Up Events at two locations, regarding the future of east-west connector route through the heart of Downtown KC. Pop-Up public events are planned for 7-9 a.m. Tuesday, Nov.

Rock Chalk Team Up

Gov. Laura Kelly announces acting Secretary of Kansas Department of Health, Environment

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has a new Secretary. Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly announced Monday Janet Stanek will serve as the acting head of the agency until the Kansas Senate confirms the decision.

Show-Me Bone To Pick

After Missouri find confirms new dinosaur species, paleontologist thinks there are more at site

Bones of the latest adult dinosaur were discovered, and experts determined that the Missouri dinosaurs were part of their own species, Parrosaurus missouriensis BOLLINGER COUNTY, Mo. - Finding the fossils of a large duck-billed dinosaur in southern Missouri is exciting enough, but a paleontologist who helped lead the dig believes there are many more in the same area.

Local Truism: Kansas City Football Fans Love Pussy

'Not the souvenir we expected': Family frees kitten from net during Arrowhead Stadium tour

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A family on a tour of GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium said they saved a kitten that had become entangled in a field goal net. Miranda Comins organized the family reunion of sorts Sunday. "Our tour was almost finished," Comins said.

Real Life Panty Sneak Peek

Celeste Barber fronts new Bras N Things campaign

She's become a global star thanks to her hilarious celebrity parodies on Instagram. And now Celeste Barber has announced her new collaboration with lingerie retailer Bras N Things. Starring in a photo shoot for the collection, the 39-year-old flaunted her figure in a navy lace lingerie set.

Family Affair Exposed

CNN to conduct 'thorough review' of documents showing Chris Cuomo's intimate role advising brother Andrew Cuomo

CNN said Monday that it will evaluate new information that sheds light on how anchor Chris Cuomo sought to help his brother, former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, amid a flurry of sexual misconduct allegations earlier this year.

Science Speaks

Rand Paul: Fauci acting like the Medieval Church with 'I represent science' declaration

National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Disease Director Anthony Fauci invoked imagery of the all-powerful church of the Medieval era when he declared on CBS News, "I represent science", medical doctor and Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul remarked Monday on "Fox News Primetime."

Mayo Pete Behind The Scenes

Emails show how Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg talks to his staff about vaccines, pride flags, and his adopted babies

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg sends his staff regular email updates. Insider obtained nine of them under the Freedom of Information Act. He emails about vaccines, pride celebrations, and parenthood. Want to know what it's like to work for Pete Buttigieg?

Rough Trade: Prez Hits Pause

Biden cancels address on the supply chain crisis at the last minute

President Biden abruptly canceled plans Monday to address the supply chain issues to the nation following his COVID-19 remarks. According to the White House schedule, Biden was scheduled to speak on "his Administration's work to strengthen the nation's supply chains, lower everyday costs for families, and ensure that shelves are well-stocked this holiday season."

Political Cartoon Fighting

Islamophobia controversy worsens after Boebert calls Omar

It's the second time this month that a GOP lawmaker has faced blowback for offensive comments about a Democratic colleague. Just before Thanksgiving, House Democrats moved swiftly to punish Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.) after he posted an anime video depicting the killing of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.); Gosar was censured and stripped of his committees.

Team Epstein Stand Trial

Jury selected in Ghislaine Maxwell sex-abuse trial

NEW YORK, Nov 29 (Reuters) - A jury was selected on Monday morning in the sex-abuse trial of Ghislaine Maxwell, who is accused of recruiting and grooming underage girls for late financier Jeffrey Epstein to abuse. U.S.

The Coz Reconsidered

Prosecutors ask US Supreme Court to review Bill Cosby's overturned sexual assault conviction

Prosecutors in Pennsylvania announced Monday they're appealing a court ruling in the case against Bill Cosby to the US Supreme Court, arguing that a statement from a previous district attorney that they would not file charges against Cosby does not mean that charges would never be filed.

Signing Off

Jack Dorsey steps down as Twitter CEO

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey will step down as head of the social media platform he co-founded, the company announced on Monday. Board member and former Chief Technology Officer Parag Agrawal was appointed CEO, effective immediately, and Dorsey will remain a member of the board until his term expires at next year's stockholders' meeting, the company said.

Know Your Role

Judge blasts 'Jesus Christ Superstar' actor charged in Capitol riot

A judge threatened to jail an accused Capitol rioter after he repeatedly derailed a court hearing with nonsensical outbursts. James Beeks, 49, was arrested in Milwaukee last week. He is accused of taking part in the 6 January mob attack on the US Capitol, and has been charged with obstructing Congress and unlawfully entering restricted grounds.

Pr0n Star Suffers Creeper Fans

Adult star's horror as date says he's seen her films as they're about to romp

A porn star has revealed that she once dumped a man who pretended not to know who she was, only to disclose that he had watched her films moments before they were about to have sex. Jessica Drake is an adult actress, who made headlines when she previously claimed that she once turned down former US President Donald Trump's sexual advances.

Kansas City Hawaiian Wave Cont'd

Fast-growing Hawaiian Bros opens ninth Kansas City-area restaurant - Kansas City Business Journal

Less than four years after launching the first Hawaiian Bros Island Grill in Belton, the Kansas City-based restaurant chain officially opened its 24th location. Located at 13680 Metcalf Ave. in Overland Park, the 6,714-square-foot, two-story building previously housed the fast-food giant Burger King.

BBQ Game Expands

This pit is bringing KC-style barbecue to the west coast

After relocating from Kansas City to Oregon a decade ago, it took Kevin Koch years to find a barbecue joint with burnt ends and ribs like the ones he grew up eating. Now that he has his own Kansas City-style barbecue pit at a brewery in the heart of Portland, he's learned he wasn't alone.

Ballers Bye Time

Kansas City Chiefs hold on to division lead through bye week

by: Juan Cisneros Posted: / Updated: KANSAS CITY, Mo. - After four straight wins, the Kansas City Chiefs were able to get some extra rest with their bye week in week 12. The 7-4 Chiefs jumped to first place in the AFC West with a 19-9 victory over the Dallas Cowboys in week 11 and entered the bye week a game ahead of the Los Angeles Chargers.

Forecast For Now . . . 

More clouds and a little cooler going into Tuesday

This week Kansas City will stay above normal temperatures and dry. Conditions Monday are mostly clear with lows near 40 tonight. More clouds roll in Tuesday and bring highs in the upper 50s. Wednesday through Friday will be warmer with highs in the 60s to near 70.

Stardust Postscript

Hubble telescope captures stunning image of the star-forming Prawn Nebula

The Hubble Space Telescope has captured a stunning view of the Prawn Nebula floating through deep space. The Prawn Nebula, formally known as IC 4628, is an emission nebula located 6,000 light-years from Earth, in the constellation Scorpius .

And so my insomniac friends, this is the OPEN THREAD for right now, hopefully we'll have more for the morning update . . . STAY TUNED!!!