Kansas City Friday News Peek: Runaround Before War Talk

The world might be going to war this weekend and just to make things interesting before Europe is ruined again, we take a glimpse at hottie Bebe along with pop culture, community news and top headlines.

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Two Kansas City Police Cruisers Stuck Amid Metro Traffic Hot Pursuit

Multiple agencies involved in police chase with several wrecks along southbound I-435

Multiple agencies were involved in a police chase and series of resulting wrecks after an incident in Kansas City's Northland Friday afternoon. North Kansas City police said that it all started at 1:26 p.m. at the La Quinta hotel on Taney Street in North Kansas City.

More Cash To Feed Po'Folk

Rising inflation affecting Kansas City food banks

Inflation has driven prices up more than 7% in the last year. That's the biggest jump in 40 years.

Ew: Kansas City Recycles Food

Food composting services are a growing trend among businesses, reducing garbage and helping the environment

When lunchtime comes at Catalent Pharma Solutions in Grandview, employees are encouraged to dump their food scraps and paper napkins into a large orange container for pickup by KC Can Compost. Employees at Barkley, a downtown advertising agency, go a step further by signing up for a KC Can 5-gallon bucket (dubbed a "Mini") or a 1.5-gallon countertop container ("Itty Bitty").

Golden Ghetto Deals In Bullets

Johnson County reaches new agreement for Sunflower Ammunition Plant

OLATHE, Kan. - Johnson County leaders have reached new agreement terms for the development of the former Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant in De Soto. On Thursday, the Board of Commissioners voted 4-2 to dissolve the Sunflower Community Redevelopment Authority. Commissioners Michael Ashcraft and Charlotte O'Hara voted against the resolution.

Kansas Political Life Lesson

Kansas principal told to apologize over white privilege film

WICHITA, Kan. - A Kansas high school principal was told to apologize after he showed a video discussing white privilege to his school's staff. Derby High School Principal Tim Hamblin showed the four-minute video during a staff in-service day last month.

Show-Me Weed Crackdown On Voters Rights

Criticism of Missouri medical marijuana system seeps into initiative petition debate

A handful of Republican lawmakers lashed out at the state's medical marijuana industry Thursday, lobbing accusations of corruption into a Missouri House debate over whether to make it harder to amend the state's Constitution. On a mostly party-line 98-53 vote, the Missouri House signed off on legislation Thursday that would require a two-thirds vote of the people to amend the state Constitution.

Ballers Going Deutsch

The Kansas City Chiefs might be headed to Germany in 2022

A Chiefs social media post, combined with several recent press releases from the NFL, have all signs pointing towards a Chiefs game in Munich, Germany in 2022The NFL officially announced Wednesday it is expanding to Germany. It's a market that has been rapidly expanding for the league.

Hottie Offers Tribute To Diva In Her Skivvies

Bebe Rexha stuns in lace teddy as she takes on Celine Dion Challenge

Two-time Grammy nominee Bebe Rexha slipped her curvaceous 5ft5in figure into a pink lace teddy and garters in order to take on TikTok's Celine Dion Challenge on Monday. The 32-year-old Brooklyn-born Albanian moved seductively as she lip-synched to the 53-year-old Grammy winner's 1996 power ballad It's All Coming Back To Me Now.


US likely to pull more government staff from Ukraine amid heightened threat from Russia

The US is planning to pull its impartial observers from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe mission in Ukraine as the security environment deteriorates, two sources familiar with the discussions said.

Dox Threaten Prez

Trump could face consequences for mishandling White House records, experts say

Washington - Former President Donald Trump's alleged improper handling of White House records while he was in office and after he decamped to Florida has prompted fresh scrutiny over whether he flouted federal law and, if he did, whether he can be held accountable for doing so.

Freedom Convoy Push Back

Ontario premier declares emergency, tells truckers to go home and end protest

Ontario Premier Doug Ford declared a state of emergency on Friday and said he'll use all government resources to end a two-weeklong protest by Canadian truckers over Covid-19 rules. Ford said the trucker protest amounts to a "siege" of downtown Ottawa and the Ambassador Bridge which connects Windsor and Detroit.

COVID Consequences Cont'd

Heart-disease risk soars after COVID - even with a mild case

Massive study shows a long-term, substantial rise in risk of cardiovascular disease, including heart attack and stroke, after a SARS-CoV-2 infection. Massive study shows a long-term, substantial rise in risk of cardiovascular disease, including heart attack and stroke, after a SARS-CoV-2 infection.

Billionaire Hottie Shares Motivation Amid Harsh Times

Kim Kardashian says she's keeping her 'chin up' amid Kanye West drama

From keeping up to keeping on. Kim Kardashian is holding her head high as her estranged husband, Kanye West, continues to lash out on social media and diss her new boyfriend, Pete Davidson. "Chin up or the crown slips," the Skims founder, 41, captioned an Instagram photo Friday of herself posing in a periwinkle blue one-piece while at a gym.

Cowtown Sweetness Increases

Kansas City chocolate shop's sales, orders up for Valentine's Day

KANSAS CITY, Mo - Last-minute Valentine's Day orders are keeping chocolate shops across Kansas City busy. André's Confiserie Suisse has been bringing Swiss chocolates and candies to Kansas City since the 1950s. After a successful 2021 holiday turnout, the trend continues into Valentine's Day 2022.

Local Helping Hand Offered

KC organization helping to support local minority business owners

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - The Porter House KC located in the 18 th and Vine District offers programs to give minority business owners support they need. While the Porter House KC is only about 5 years old, co-founders Daniel Smith and Charon Thompson are strengthening Kansas City's small business ecosystem, especially in the urban core.

Team Offers Tribute

Former Chiefs head coach Dick Vermeil selected for Pro Football Hall of Fame

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Pro Football Hall of Fame Selection Committee announced Thursday that former Kansas City Chiefs head coach Dick Vermeil is this year's Coach Finalist and will be enshrined as part of the Hall of Fame's class of 2022.

Kansas City Pooch Rescued

Kansas City firefighters called to rescue scared, freezing dog from icy pond

Sweet Simba found herself in quite the predicament Thursday morning. But thanks to the heroic efforts from Kansas City, Missouri firefighters, she's now back on solid ground.

Dark Winter Worsens For Kansas City Fanbois

Rocky's World: A sad Chiefs fan's guide to Super Bowl LVI

Ahead of the AFC Championship Game, I warned that the further the Chiefs climbed up that mountain, the longer and more painful the fall to the bottom would be - and what a fall it was. I won't bore you by rehashing the events that led to Kansas City tumbling off the rockface and free-falling to the jagged rocks below.

Hipsters Fashion Glowing Praise

Headed to Hollywood: How one KC designer's life got flipped-turned upside down by a call from 'Bel Air'

When the Kansas City-provoked reboot of "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" begins streaming Sunday, its creator won't be the only recognizable local name to roll in the credits. "This has been a dream opportunity," said Whitney Manney, founder of the WHITNEYMANNEY (WM) fashion label, announcing her participation in costuming "Bel-Air" - the dramatic retelling of the '90s sitcom.

Saturday Excuse To Cuddle

Warm Today, Cooler For The Weekend

Mostly cloudy, mild and windy today. NW wind 20 mph gusting to 30 mph. High 53. Much colder air arriving overnight with Saturday morning lows in the teens and wind chills near zero. Sunshine and blustery Saturday afternoon. High 30. Cold Sunday with lows in the teens and a high around 32.

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