Right now we pay respect to angel Lily as we take a glimpse at pop culture, community news and top headlines.
Check TKC news gathering . . .Kansas City Working Life Redux
Employees whose main place of work could be a construction site, a restaurant, a supermarket or manufacturing line, make up 80 percent of the global workforce, but just 1 percent of available venture capital funding gets invested in developing tech solutions for them, notes SafetyCulture's Bob Butler.
Overnight Rolling Fight Postscript
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City Police say a woman is in critical condition after being struck by a truck during an argument overnight. The driver and passenger of a white Ram 1500 got into an argument with several people outside of the resident in the 300 block of White Avenue.
More Property Crime In JoCo
A family is hoping the community can help them track down a stolen U-Haul they say is full of irreplaceable family memories. Kathleen Scott says she and her son, who goes to the University of Kansas, were in the process of moving from Illinois to Kansas when their U-Haul was stolen from the parking lot of the Candlewood Hotel parking lot in Olathe Friday afternoon.
Airport Ruckus Aftermath
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - One person received life-threatening injuries and another received serious injuries in an overnight crash near the Kansas City International Airport involving a stolen vehicle, according to the Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department. At around 3:50 a.m.
Panties Beat The Street
Victoria's Secret reported a quarterly profit that topped Wall Street expectations on Tuesday, but warned that it could continue to face supply chain and sales challenges for the remainder of the year.
Most Fights Are About Money
ELMAU, Germany - President Joe Biden said Sunday that the United States and other Group of Seven leading economies will ban imports of gold from Russia, the latest in a series of sanctions that the club of democracies hopes will further isolate Russia economically over its invasion of Ukraine.
Bold Tribute Quickly Taken Back
U.S. Rep. Mary Miller immediately drew fierce backlash on social media and elsewhere at a Saturday night rally with former President Donald Trump when she credited him for the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade calling it a "victory for white life."
Local Poke Redux
Pfizer announced Saturday that tweaking its COVID-19 vaccine to better target the omicron variant is safe and works - just days before regulators debate whether to offer Americans updated booster shots this fall. The vaccines currently used in the U.S. still offer strong protection against severe COVID-19 disease and death -- especially if people have gotten a booster dose.
Ukraine War Persists
KYIV/POKROVSK, Ukraine, June 25 (Reuters) - Russian forces fully occupied the eastern Ukrainian city of Sievierodonetsk on Saturday, both sides said, confirming Kyiv's biggest battlefield setback for more than a month following weeks of some of the war's bloodiest fighting.
Finale For Pontiff
When Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected to fill the Chair of St. Peter nine years ago, no one imagined the chair as having wheels. Lately though, Pope Francis has been seen more often in a wheelchair than on a gilded throne - a mobility impairment that has been sparking speculation about yet another papal resignation.
Home Team Troubles Cont'd
One thing people love to talk about when it comes to baseball is how things always even out. Typically, this comes up when a batter smokes a ball but a fielder makes the play or when a pitcher makes a perfect pitch and the ball just goes to no-man's-land and the batter ends up safe.
Local Connection To Long Suffering Baller
Ex-NFL QB Alex Smith reveals that his young daughter had brain surgery for 'very rare malignant tumor'
Alex Smith revealed on Saturday that his daughter and youngest child Sloane was diagnosed in May with a rare brain tumor that required emergency surgery. The retired NFL quarterback who went though a life-threatening health scare of his own announced the news on Instagram alongside a photo of Sloane.
Forecast For Now . . .
Hide Transcript Show Transcript SHOULD BE PRETTY LIGHT AND NOT LONG LASTING AT ALL 83 DEGREES BY SEVEN O'CLOCK. WELL STAY AT 83 AND THEN THAT COOLER AIR IT STARTS TO SETTLE IN EVERYBODY SHOULD BE IN THE 70S LATER ON TONIGHT MUCH COOLER BY TOMORROW MORNING.
Etta James - A Sunday Kind Of Love is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.