For beloved insomniacs and early birds, we share another quick collection of what we've been reading by way of pop culture, community news and top headlines.
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More Deets On Deadly Streets
Tonight about 7:15 p.m. Kansas City Police Department (KCPD) officers were called to Kessler Park near the 200 block of Wabash on a medical/EMS call. According to police, a park goer was passing through on the main road and saw an adult male down on the ground just off the road; unresponsive.
Welcome To New Kangaroo
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The war in Ukraine is still impacting many in our community right now. One college student at the University of Missouri - Kansas City is watching her fellow countrymen and women fight from afar. Olga has been studying in the U.S. since September 2021.
Northland Steps Up Vaxx Game
New booster shots could be on the way, and some local health departments are figuring out the best way to give shots out.The Platte County Health Department says just over 50% of people in the county have been vaccinated, so they hope this survey will tell them if the demand for the booster is there.
Dangerous Driving In The Dotte
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (KCTV) - Two car burglary suspects are in the hospital after leading police on a high-speed chase and crashing. The crash also sent a Kansas City, Kansas, couple who was caught in the middle of the police chase to the hospital.
Show-Me Pumpkin Spice Season Nearly Upon Us
A Nebraska man paddled 38 miles down the Missouri River on Saturday in a "boat" made from a hollowed-out pumpkin to celebrate his 60th birthday and hopefully set a Guinness World Record.Duane Hansen set out from the public boat docks in Bellevue, Nebraska, at about 7:30 a.m.
Newsworthy Celeb Curves Worthy Of Consideration
Anastasia 'Stassie' Karanikolaou dazzled in a sheer mini dress as she went out with Kendall and Kylie Jenner's friend Fai Khadra in Los Angeles Saturday evening. The 25-year-old entrepreneur flaunted her toned legs after recovering from an injury that kept the lower portion of her right shin in a medical boot for the last few months.
Prez To Read Prompter
President Joe Biden plans to deliver a prime-time speech this week on how America's "rights and freedoms are still under attack," returning to the core message of his 2020 campaign as Americans are getting ready to vote in the November midterm elections.
Latest MAGA Demand Dismissed
Former President Donald Trump demanded on Monday that the 2020 presidential election be declared "irreparably compromised" and a do-over be held "immediately!"
Iran From Vlad's Drone Tech Troubles
WASHINGTON, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Russia has faced "numerous failures" with Iranian-made drones acquired from Tehran this month for use in its war with Ukraine, according to a senior U.S. administration official. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the United States assesses Russia has received the delivery of Mohajer-6 and Shahed-series unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) over several days this month.
Rising Tide Has No Chill
Zombie ice from the massive Greenland ice sheet will eventually raise global sea level by at least 10 inches (27 centimeters) on its own, according to a study released Monday. Zombie or doomed ice is ice that is still attached to thicker areas of ice, but is no longer getting fed by those larger glaciers.
Rocker Legend Fears Worsening U.S. Gun Violence
Ozzy Osbourne wants to go home. The iconic Black Sabbath rocker said he plans to return to his native England because he doesn't want to "die in crazy America." "I'm fed up with people getting killed every day," the 73-year-old singer told the Guardian. "God knows how many people have been shot in school shootings.
Kansas City's Favorite Baller STILL Ranked The Best
As NFL.com's list of the top 100 players for 2022 was revealed during recent days, it was pretty obvious that relatively few Kansas City Chiefs were going to be included.
Home Team Offers More Memorable Game Souvenir
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A video of a man stealing a homerun ball right out of a teen's glove during yesterday's Kansas City Royals vs. San Diego Padres game has gone viral. Turns out the young fan was celebrating his 18th birthday at Kauffman Stadium.
Summer Slowly Fades . . .
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