Kansas City Sunday Night: Ghost Guns, Transit Hype & Open Windows

Right now the legacy of angel Candice inspires this quick update and a glimpse at pop culture, community news & top headlines . . .

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Rail Hype On Track?!?!

Transit Oriented high-rise proposed in Downtown Kansas City

With more transportation services expanding in the metro, the KCATA hopes to build a transit oriented high-rise on their property at 10th and Main.The property is already owned by RideKC, and the organization says they have a duty to bring a transit focus back to downtown.

Local Artsy Backstory Revealed

Vi Tran fled Vietnam as a child. In Kansas City, he's finally learned to stop running

Even at the height of his professional success as an actor, playwright and venue owner, Vi Tran struggled to pause long enough to enjoy his achievements. Since the pandemic hit, he's grown clearer about what it takes to live well as an artist - and he's started to demand it.

Johnson County Salutes Solider 

World War II veteran honored with medals in Olathe

OLATHE, KS (KCTV) -- A World War 2 veteran received some deserved and overdue recognition on Saturday afternoon in Olathe. U.S. Navy Veteran William Bledsoe was part of the Merchant Marines during the Second World War. "The Merchant Marines had a higher fatality rate, than any other service in World War 2," said Commander John Courtright.

Damage After Runaround In The Dotte

Driver fleeing police ends in a collision with injuries in KCK

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - One person is hospitalized with serious injuries after being struck by a vehicle containing six teens who were fleeing from the Kansas Highway Patrol. According to KHP, around 10:30 p.m, the personnel was in pursuit of a 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee, driven by a 17-year-old teen traveling northbound on 7th Street near 212 South Tremont Street.

Rock Chalk Crime Reminder

Overnight armed robbery reported on KU campus

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - An armed robbery was reported around 3:19 a.m. on the University of Kansas campus in the 1100 block of West Campus Road, according to the KU Public Safety Office. The office says the suspect robbed a victim with a gun, entered a vehicle, then left campus headed west on Stratford Road.

Angel Hotness Proves Profitable

Supermodel 'glam squad' rich list - the model gangs who conquered fashion

TAKE one advert, add a bunch of supermodels and what do you get? Commercial gold. We told yesterday how Kim Kardashian, 41, has taken a leaf out of the promo handbook by using four of the world's most beautiful women to model her SKIMS range.

Prez Cracks Down On Tech

Biden to release rule on ghost guns amid increase in gun deaths in US

The Biden administration is set to release a long-awaited rule on ghost guns, which have been increasingly cropping up at crime scenes The rule would require firearms dealers to run background checks before they sell ghost gun kits that contain the parts needed to assemble a firearm The rule is

MAGA Shares A Moment

Trump claims he's the 'most honest human being being, perhaps, that God ever created' during rally in North Carolina, video shows

Former President Donald Trump spoke at a rally in Selma, North Carolina on Saturday evening. He told the crowd that he thinks he's the "most honest human being that, perhaps, God ever created." Trump made 30,573 false or misleading claims during his presidency, according to The Washington Post.

Vlad's Homies Threaten USA

New Russian war chief will bring more brutality in Ukraine, US warns

The newly appointed general in command of Russia's military campaign in Ukraine is likely to usher in a fresh round of "crimes and brutality" against civilians, the US has said. Jake Sullivan, the national security adviser in Washington, said the appointment of Alexander Dvornikov as theatre commander of Russian forces in Ukraine could not disguise the strategic failure of Vladimir Putin's war so far.


This powerful Covid-19 mitigation measure is invisible

With mask mandates virtually gone and vaccinaton rates at a standstill, there's one mitigation measure that can still make a big difference: ventilation.

Promise From El Papa

Pope at Palm Sunday Mass: With Jesus, it is never too late - Vatican News

With Jesus, it is never too late. With Him, things are never over. Pope Francis underscored this during his homily on Palm Sunday , insisting that no matter how dire a situation may be, it is never too late to begin again since the Lord waits for us with His mercy.

Securing Solider Access

Judge rules US military can't discharge HIV-positive troops

U.S. service members who are HIV-positive cannot be discharged or barred from becoming an officer solely because they're infected with the virus, a federal judge in Virginia ruled. Advocates say it's one of the strongest rulings in years for people living with HIV.

Serene Local Sights

Spring At Kauffman Gardens

Photography Blog

South Side History Explained

From Kaskaskia to Kansas City: Pierre Menard's legacy

Although I focus on local history, it's important to remember that most of the people from the past that I write about were born and raised outside of the area. The first to take a gamble on the edge of the frontier in the fall of 1821 were two young French-speaking Catholics raised on the other side of the state.

This Week According To Katie

Severe storms are likely this week

Multiple days with severe weather are likely this week, so you'll need to make sure you've got a way to receive watches and warnings wherever you are, especially Tuesday night into Wednesday. Starting Sunday night, there's a slight risk a couple of thunderstorms could clip the southeast portion of the KMBC viewing area, according to Meteorologist Katie Horner.

And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.

Thank you for reading this week.

Hopefully, we'll have more for the morning update . . . STAY TUNED!!!