Kansas City Saturday News Roundup

For Saturday morning we take a peek at an iconic view of hottie Adriana in her heyday as we check pop culture, community news and top headlines.

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Cowtown Holidaze Starts Early

Weekend Possibilities | Lord of the Drinks Pop-Up, SpongeBob Musical and Early Christmas Celebrations

There are plenty of pop-ups, super early Santa sightings and tacos to help make for a memorable weekend. 4 - 9 p.m. Santa is coming to Martin City. If you can't wait for the season, Santa's Bake Shop at Martin City Brewing Co., 411 E. 135th St., is open and ready for business.

Deplorable Kansas City Hipster Career Endures: Amateur Urban Planner!!! 

Planners gather community feedback for Greenline loop

Project partners hosted an open house on November 10 for the proposed Greenline KC, a 10-mile urban loop around greater downtown connecting neighborhoods, showcasing art, and encouraging discovery. According to planners, Greenline KC will offer recreation and outdoor amenity spaces, and create a stage for neighborhoods along the loop to express themselves, fostering cross-cultural interaction and appreciation.

Kansas City History Exposed

Streetwise podcast examines the tragedy of the Hyatt collapse

This week on the Streetwise podcast we discuss true crime/false crime, enjoy a reading of Allison Harris' feature "Big Sky Country," vibe to The Shebangs's track "Tightrope," and chat with Richard A. Serrano about his book Buried Truths and the Hyatt Skywalks: The Legacy of America's Epic Structural Failure.

South Side Stay Losing Resources

YMCA announces closure of Red Bridge location

By Max Goodwin and Kathy Feist The YMCA of Greater Kansas City announced this week that it will close the Red Bridge YMCA on December 17. The location has operated since 1964. Members were stunned to hear of its closure and feared it could negatively impact the area.

Working Against The Other Plague

New Kansas City health care center aims to help treat and prevent HIV

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - For people living with HIV and AIDS in the metro there is a new resource to help. It's a state of the art facility focused on helping with all aspects of care. Struggling to get care for HIV can not only be confusing but dehumanizing as well.

Documenting History Of Hotness

Hailey Bieber becomes newest Victoria's Secret model amid rebrand -- Victoria's Secret Models: From Hailey Bieber to Adriana Lima

Hailey Bieber has just been named a model for the Victoria's Secret VS Collective. The lingerie brand is undergoing some major changes after axing its annual fashion show in 2019, as it announced it was rethinking "literally everything" about the business. The last televised event took place in 2018 and suffered the worst ever ratings in its broadcast history.

Feds Stall COVID Vaxx Mandate

Federal court extends stay of Biden administration's vaccine-or-test mandate

The Biden administration is likely to appeal the panel's decision to the full court. Engelhardt was appointed to the bench by former President Donald Trump. The other two members of the panel, Judge Kyle Duncan and Judge Edith Jones, were appointed by Trump and former President Ronald Reagan, respectively.

Congress Vs. MAGA

January 6 committee flexes its power as Bannon indictment serves as a warning to other reluctant witnesses

The indictment of former President Donald Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon on charges of criminal contempt of Congress on Friday sent shock waves through Washington -- serving as a powerful warning to other potential witnesses that there will be consequences for defying the House select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the US Capitol.

Former Prez Trump Stays Winning

Former 'Apprentice' contestant abruptly drops Trump defamation suit

Former "Apprentice" contestant Summer Zervos has agreed to drop her long-running defamation lawsuit against former President Donald Trump, court records show. In a document filed Friday in New York State Supreme Court, the attorneys for Zervos and Trump agreed that "all claims and counterclaims asserted in this matter, or that could have been asserted, are hereby dismissed and discontinued in their entirety."

French Send Vlad Message

Russia denies weighing Ukraine attack after U.S. briefs Europeans

MOSCOW/PARIS, Nov 12 (Reuters) - The United States has shared with European allies its fears over Russian troop movements on the Ukrainian border and a potential attack, European diplomats said on Friday. Russia dismissed as inflammatory suggestions Moscow might be weighing an attack and accused the United States of aggressive moves in the Black Sea.


Dutch face three-week, partial lockdown as COVID-19 cases soar

AMSTERDAM, Nov 12 (Reuters) - Bars and restaurants will close early and sporting events will be held without audiences under a three-week, partial lockdown that is expected to be announced in the Netherlands on Friday evening.

Get Poked At Brothel

Austrian brothel offering free entry, private sessions for those who get vaccinated on-site

A brothel in Austria is offering incentives for unvaccinated residents in the European country, granting free entry and private sessions for those who get the COVID-19 vaccine. According to a report from the Daily Mail, FunPalast, a brothel located in Vienna, "offers clients a 30-minute session in the sexual 'sauna club' with the 'lady of their choice' if they get the vaccine at the on-site clinic."

Veep Career Trashed

At 28 percent approval, say goodbye to Kamala Harris being Plan B to an aging Biden

She was supposed to be the one-term president's successor. The vice president who would take the torch from a by-then-80-something Joe Biden and carry on the administration's agenda while becoming the first woman and the first woman of color to capture the White House as the nation's 47th president.


Britney freed: Judge dissolves Spears' conservatorship

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Britney is free. A Los Angeles judge on Friday ended the conservatorship that has controlled Britney Spears' life and money for nearly 14 years.

R&B Singer En Español

Watch Rosalía tempt, then stab the Weeknd in new 'La Fama'

Grammy-winning Spanish singer Rosalía is joined by Canadian R&B star the Weeknd in their new song, "La Fama" - "The Fame" - a cautionary tale told in the style of Dominican bachata. It is the lead single from Rosalía's highly anticipated third album, "Motomami," due for release in 2022.

Kansas City Declares War On Premature X-mas Cheer?!?!

Christmas decorations before Thanksgiving? Majority of FOX4 viewers vote 'no'

KANSAS CITY, Mo.- It seems the Christmas countdown gets earlier every year. Two weeks removed from Halloween and Christmas trees and lights are already popping up around the Kansas City metro. In a Twitter poll posted by FOX4'S Sharifa Jackson shows majority of people are against Christmas decorations before Thanksgiving holiday.


Maple Cathedral

Maple Grove, along the Indian Mound Trail, is unusually beautiful this year. This is looking North from the Trail toward Gladstone Blvd. The "easiest" way to get to the Grove is go straight down the bluff from Hardest and Gladstone Blvd. Not real difficult, just steep.

Local Turkey Day Foodie Guide Debuts

Where to order Thanksgiving turkeys, sides, pies and more in Kansas City

As many of us gear up to return to gathering with loved ones for Thanksgiving this year, we might not be as ready to ratchet up the amount of cooking we're doing for the holiday.

Funny Man Returns

Thundergong! brings Jason Sudeikis home to raise money with lifelong friend

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Jason Sudeikis is back in Kansas City for the fifth year of Thundergong! The former Overland Park resident's hit show Ted Lasso exploded online this year. Now he and his friend, Billy Brimblecom Jr., hope that recognition can mean more money to help people in need.

Saturday Chill Forecast

Chilly, not as windy for your Saturday


ROSALÍA - LA FAMA ft. The Weeknd is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.