Kansas City News Night: Former Prez Trump Booed Over Booster

For insomniacs and fellow news junkies we share a glace at what we've been reading tonight along with our cheeky hot take quips covering pop culture, community news and top headlines.

Here's the TKC collection . . .

Local News Seems Salty About Your Grocery List

Price Chopper trends show Kansas City shoppers are very basic

The reports are in - Kansas Citians are basic. Locally-owned grocery store, Price Chopper calculated the metro area's most purchased goods in several categories. The company looked at sales across 52 local stores. Quite frankly, they're very boring results. The city's favorite ice cream flavor is vanilla.

Golden Ghetto Gets Bigger

Olathe leaders to consider annexing 152 acres into city limits

by: Sydnie Holzfaster Posted: / Updated: OLATHE, Kan. - The boundaries of the city of Olathe could soon expand. On Tuesday the Olathe City Council will review a request to annex approximately 152 acres of land into the city limits.

Christmas Checklist

Nick's Picks | 10 Stories to Watch This Holiday Week

With Christmas on Saturday, it's going to be a short work week for many Kansas Citians, but definitely not all. Here are 10 stories to keep an eye on this holiday week. Let's hope you don't have any kind of accident or illness in the next few days.

Local Gift Of Life

'It's really a blessing': Family of 19-year-old organ donor reunites with heart recipient

KANSAS CITY, MO - The legacy of 19-year-old Christopher Hutson Jr. lives on four years after his death. "That was his life goal, to make us proud and he did it, he did that," Carthesa Hutson, Hutson Jr.'s mother said. Hutson Jr.'s heart of gold, gave Gary Dixon, a new chance at life.

Daddy Begs For La Migra Mercy

Kansas City single father fighting to stay in United States

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Kansas City, Missouri man is fighting to stay in the United States. He was brought to this country at the age of 11. "They changed my life for the better. They've given me hope and all I want to do is return the favor," Juan Patino said.

Mexican Getaway Exposed

Michelle Rodriguez rocks a tiny white bikini during a Mexican getaway

Michelle Rodriguez showed off her golden tan in a tiny white bikini while vacationing with a mystery blonde in Tulum, Mexico over the weekend. During her seaside frolic, the Fast & Furious star, 43, looked blissful as she soaked up the sunshine after taking a dip in the crystal-clear ocean.

Dems Suffer Distress

Democrats scramble to avoid electoral blowback after Manchin halts Biden agenda

It's exactly the scenario Democrats had worked for months to avoid -- but now find themselves confronting.


Omicron sweeps across nation, now 73% of US COVID-19 cases | AP News

NEW YORK (AP) - Omicron has raced ahead of other variants and is now the dominant version of the coronavirus in the U.S., accounting for 73% of new infections last week, federal health officials said Monday. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention numbers showed nearly a six-fold increase in omicron's share of infections in only one week.

Outbreak In The White House

NO PLANS TO QUARANTINE: Biden has 'close contact' with COVID-19 positive staffer

President Biden has had a "close contact" with a staff member who has tested positive for COVID-19, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said in a statement on Monday. " On Monday morning, a mid-level staff member, who does not regularly have contact with the President, received a positive result for a COVID-19 test," Psaki said in a statement.

US Divisions Worsen

Murphy, a leader of House Dem centrists, won't seek reelection

A leader of the centrist Blue Dog Coalition, Murphy once mulled a challenge against Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) next fall. Instead, she said she will leave after finishing her current term in the House, where she and other moderates hope to help salvage President Joe Biden's climate and social spending bill.

MAGA Suffers Anti-Vaxx Attack

Trump reveals he got Covid booster shot; crowd boos him

NEW YORK - Former President Donald Trump revealed he received a booster shot of the COVID-19 vaccine, drawing boos from a crowd in Dallas. Trump made the disclosure Sunday night during the final stop of "The History Tour," a live interview show he has been doing with former Fox News host Bill O'Reilly.

Riot Postscript Crackdown

Man who joined Capitol melee gets nearly 4 years in prison | AP News

A man who joined a mob in one of the most violent attacks on police during the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol was sentenced on Monday to nearly four years in prison. Devlyn Thompson, 28, wrote an apology letter to the officer whom he assaulted during a melee in a tunnel where police battled with dozens of rioters for more than two hours.

COVID Shuts Down Global Rulers

Davos economic forum delayed until summer amid Omicron fears

The annual Davos gathering of world leaders, billionaires and business chiefs planned for next month has been delayed until the summer amid mounting concerns over the coronavirus Omicron variant.

New Critters In Oval Office

White House shakeup: Biden to get new German Shepherd and cat as current dog gets rehomed

The first family is revamping its pet lineup, bringing in a new dog and cat while President Biden 's current dog is set to be rehomed. The Bidens received a pure-bred German Shepherd Monday as a birthday gift from the president's brother James Biden and sister-in-law Sara Biden, according to first lady Jill Biden's office.

Mr. Big Dumped

Chris Noth dropped from 'The Equalizer'

Chris Noth will no longer be part of the CBS drama "The Equalizer," following allegations of sexual assault made against the star. Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon and Kristen Davis release first statement regarding the allegations against their "Sex and the City" and "And Just Like That..." co-star.

Home Tickets For Sale

Kansas City Chiefs tickets for AFC Divisional game on sale this week

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - What a difference several weeks make during the NFL football season. Less than two months ago the Chiefs were at the bottom of the AFC West. This week fans will be able to buy tickets for a potential AFC Divisional Round game at Arrowhead.

Baller Stays Winning Good Deeds

Tyrann Mathieu is currently winning the Walter Payton Man of the Year charity challenge

Tyrann Mathieu is currently winning the Walter Payton Man of the Year charity challenge. A trend that actually isn't a first for a Chiefs player nomination. Unsurprisingly, both Travis Kelce and Eric Berry have won the competition before. You can actually support Mathieu in the #WPMOYChallenge.

Scribe Shares Literary Love

Local Author's Love for Kansas City Inspires Debut Novel: Fountain of Love - In Kansas City

Emmaline Dawes is a KC native who has lived all over the city, from north of the river to downtown. But it wasn't until she moved back to Kansas City after living in Florida and Ohio that she realized how special the city is. Dawes's love of Kansas City inspired her debut novel that launched...

Winter Underway

Winter officially begins in Kansas City on Tuesday: Here's what to expect

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The season will change from fall to winter early Tuesday. At 9:59 a.m., the sun's rays will be shining directly on the Tropic of Capricorn in the Southern Hemisphere, marking the start of the winter season for the Northern Hemisphere.

Balmy December Starts

Unseasonable holiday warmth continues


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