Kansas City Early Tuesday: Vlad On The Move Amid Dark Winter

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Worsening Darkness Looms Over Kansas City Streets

KC apartment residents calling for broken street and apartment lights to be repaired

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - No lights and no safety is the concern for some people living at Bluestar Crossings Apartments in Kansas City. Residents tell FOX4 their street and building lights stopped working in December and they have been living in the dark ever since.

Stimmy Proves Elusive For Heartland

Hundreds of small Midwestern towns passed on federal COVID money rather than fight red tape

The question caught Mark Gentert off guard. Had the village of Holstein, Nebraska, gotten its COVID relief money from the federal government yet? What COVID relief money? After all, it's a town of just 200 people.

Slight Reassurance After Turbulence In Kansas City Skies

KCI emergency landing arrest not likely linked to terrorism, former FBI agent says

KANSAS CITY, Mo - A retired Kansas City FBI Special Agent said investigators will be working to learn if the man responsible for an emergency landing at KCI Airport Sunday has any ties to dangerous groups. Jeff Lanza worked for the FBI for 20 years.

Pr0n Divas Bad With Money

Financial Horror Stories From the Porn World (and What They Say About America)

Photo Illustration by Luis G. Rendon/The Daily Beast; GettyIn Stanford's famous marshmallow study, scientists offered children two or five treats. If the children chose to wait longer, they could eat five instead of two. Some kids chose the immediate goody; others decided to stay.

Double Trouble Confronts Prez

Biden faces two challenges that could quickly escalate

WASHINGTON - If it's Monday ... The U.S.-Canadian bridge reopens after Canadian police clear trucker blockade. ... President Biden, in interview with NBC's Lester Holt, criticizes NFL for lack of Black head coaches. ... Sen. Ben Ray Lujan, D-N.M., says he'll be back at work in a few weeks. ...

MAGA On The Line Quickly After Pr0n Star Hot Mess

Trump used Secret Service agent's phone to call Melania Trump after Stormy Daniels report: CNN

Former President Trump Melania Trump Melania Trump Hillicon Valley - FCC nominee faces divided Senate panel Former Trump press aide Sarah Matthews appears before Jan. 6 panel Parler announces social media 'special arrangement' with Melania Trump MORE after she didn't answer calls from his number as the Donald Trump Black voters are fleeing Biden in droves.


Canada: Justin Trudeau invokes emergency powers amid trucker blockades - video

The Canadian prime minister, Justin Trudeau, announced the government would invoke the Emergencies Act as the country goes into a third week of 'illegal and dangerous' blockades.

Far East COVID Tactics Noted

Hong Kong rules out citywide lockdown despite COVID spiral

HONG KONG, Feb 15 (Reuters) - Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday ruled out a citywide lockdown to fight COVID-19, but a surge of infections meant she could not "preclude" the possibility of postponing next month's chief executive election.

Vlad On The Move Again

Images show new Russian military activity near Ukraine - satellite company

MOSCOW, Feb 15 (Reuters) - New commercial satellite images show a flurry of Russian military activity at several locations near Ukraine, the private U.S. company that released the pictures said, amid fears that Moscow may launch an attack on its ex-Soviet neighbour.

Kansas City's Favorite Lonely Heart Hipster Meetup Persists

The Love Hangover at recordBar

The Love Hangover, now in its 23rd year, is an annual event held on Feb. 15 across the country - and here in KC at recordBar.

Fair Play: Cyclists Support Community Wheels

KC Cares: 816 Bicycle Collective

Stefano Merced, 17, works on his bike at the 816 Bicycle Collective. // Photo by Beth Lipoff Want to fix that busted chain on your bike? Learn how to perform maintenance yourself for the next time something breaks? Or perhaps get rid of a bicycle that's just been cluttering up your garage for years?

Testimony After Tragedy

'My dad wouldn't hurt a fly' - Family remembers man killed in hit-and-run

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Police are still searching for the driver of a truck who struck and killed a man crossing the street. Friday night police said 59-year-old Donald Bellamy had just gotten off a bus and was crossing the street toward his apartment.

One More Snow Blast?!?!

Widespread rain Wednesday expected to change over to wintry mix, then snow

Another round of winter weather is expected to roll into Kansas City mid-week.Widespread rain showers are likely Wednesday afternoon into the evening. As a cold front moves through, rain is expected to change to a wintry mix Wednesday evening, then to snow into Thursday morning.Some snow and ice accumulations are possible.

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