Kansas City Sunday: Rock Chalk Triumph, Nuke Suicide & King Chuck Ignores Climate

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Police Weekend Outreach

KCPD launches 1st Citizens Police Academy specifically geared toward Hispanic community

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Establishing long-lasting relationships between the Hispanic community and the Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department was the goal of the first-ever Citizens Police Academy for the Hispanic community. The event was held inside a Catholic church in the northeast neighborhood , an area with a prominent Hispanic population.

KU Football Glory Daze

Kansas jumps in-state rivals K-State in AP Top 25 poll

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - For the first time since 2009, the Kansas Jayhawks football team is ranked in the Associated Press Top 25 college football poll, leapfrogging in-state rival Kansas State. The No. 19 undefeated Jayhawks held on to defeat the Iowa State Cyclones and remain undefeated on the season.

Housing Disaster In The Dottie

Kansas mobile home owners can be evicted for no reason, especially at one KCK park

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - If you lose your home, it's usually because you stopped paying your mortgage. But in Kansas, there are homeowners kicked out, and the companies doing it don't even have to provide a reason. "She's already kicked over 20 people out of here," said John Paul Melanson, who owns a mobile home at Creekside Estates.

Tragedy Today On Local Streets

Fiery crash kills 1, seriously injures 2 early Sunday morning in KCMO

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - An early morning crash left one person dead and two others with serious injuries in Kansas City, Missouri. Kansas City Missouri Police said an officer attempted to conduct a traffic violation on the driver of a black Cadillac after the officer observed the Cadillac doing doughnuts at the intersection of Truman Street and Grand Boulevard.

Show-Me New Rules For Voters

Voting groups educate, battle new Missouri law ahead of election


Access Over Time . . . 

'We're live, we're local': Kansas Public Radio marks 70 years on the air - Kansas Reflector

Kansas Reflector welcomes opinion pieces from writers who share our goal of widening the conversation about how public policies affect the day-to-day lives of people throughout our state. Dave Kendall served as producer and host of the "Sunflower Journeys" series on public television for its first 27 seasons and continues to produce documentary videos through his own company, Prairie Hollow Productions.


Ex-Victoria's Secret Angels model lingerie made of trash

From leather and lace to garbage bags and tape. Former Victoria's Secret Angels Alessandra Ambrosio, Candice Swanepoel, Stella Maxwell, Sara Sampaio, Martha Hunt, Elsa Hosk, Lily Aldridge, Lais Ribeiro and Leomie Anderson recently reunited for a new lingerie shoot - with a trashy twist.

Prez Powers Free Money

Biden continues to compare student loan handout to PPP, slams Republicans as hypocrites

President Biden on Saturday again slammed Republicans who received small business relief loans during the COVID-19 pandemic but now criticize his action to forgive hundreds of billions in student loan debt.

GOP Backs Off MAGA

Rick Scott responds to Trump's 'death wish' attack on Mitch McConnell

Florida Sen. Rick Scott, a member of Republican leadership in the upper chamber, said Sunday that he does not "condone violence" after Donald Trump lashed out at Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell and suggested McConnell had a "death wish"-- but Scott stopped short of condemning the former president.

Conservative SCOTUS Comeback

Curtain lifts on another historic Supreme Court term in the new normal | CNN Politics

Chief Justice John Roberts is looking forward to the start of the Supreme Court's new term on Monday, especially now that the public will be able to attend oral arguments in person and the metal barricades erected to ward off protestors on the plaza have been removed.

Weed Rules!?!

Courts could throw state marijuana markets into disarray

Some states have carefully crafted their cannabis programs to meet goals beyond legalization: Many prioritize licenses for entrepreneurs of color and those hurt by the war on drugs. But these programs often rely on residency requirements - a condition a federal court recently ruled unconstitutional.

Veep Plays Politics With Money

VP Harris slammed for saying Hurricane Ian aid will be 'based on equity'

Vice President Harris came in for a torrent of criticism after telling an audience that "communities of color" would be first in line for relief in the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Ian.

Fighting Disaster Pork

Rubio vows to oppose potential Hurricane Ian aid package if lawmakers 'load it up with stuff that's unrelated to the storm' | CNN Politics

Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida said Sunday that he will vote against any potential congressional disaster aid for victims of Hurricane Ian if lawmakers "load it up with stuff that's unrelated to the storm."

MSM Pretends To Understand Military Tactics

Ukraine Gains Full Control of Lyman, Days After Putin Claimed Russia Rules There

KYIV, Ukraine-Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said the eastern city of Lyman had been cleared of Russian forces and that Ukrainian flags were flying again, scoring a symbolic military and political victory against Moscow on the very territory President Vladimir Putin said last week Russia would annex.

World Gone MAD

McMaster on Putin threat: 'If you use a nuclear weapon, it's a suicide weapon'

Former national security adviser H.R. McMaster on Sunday cautioned Russian President Vladimir Putin against carrying out his threat of a nuclear attack, saying it would be a "suicide weapon" for him. McMaster, a retired U.S. Army lieutenant general who served as a national security adviser under former President Trump, also told CBS's Margaret Brennan on...

El Papa Prays For Peace

Pope begs Putin to end 'spiral of violence and death', cites nuclear threat

VATICAN CITY, Oct 2 (Reuters) - Pope Francis made an impassioned appeal on Sunday to Russian President Vladimir Putin to stop "this spiral of violence and death" in Ukraine, saying the crisis there was risking a nuclear escalation with uncontrollable global consequences.

Vlad Plays Nice With New Bosses

China and India abstained on a vote to condemn Russia's annexation of Ukraine's land just weeks after Putin acknowledged their concerns about the war

China and India, key partners to Russia, have recently expressed concerns to Putin about the war. Putin on Friday declared four regions of Ukraine part of Russia, a move rejected by the West. In a UN vote condemning the annexation as illegal, China and India both abstained.

Negotiation Consequences

Rubio: Prisoner swap with Venezuela 'puts Americans all over the world ... in danger'

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said on Sunday that the recent prisoner swap between the U.S. and Venezuela puts Americans "in danger" worldwide. "Well, the two Venezuelans that were released are the nephews of [Venezuela President Nicolás] Maduro who happen to be convicted drug dealers," Rubio told host Dana Bash during an appearance on CNN's "State...

Not King Of The World After All

King Charles, stepping back from campaigning, will not go to Egypt climate summit

LONDON, Oct 2 (Reuters) - Britain's King Charles will not attend a world leaders' climate change summit in Egypt next month, a royal source said on Sunday, as the new monarch steps back from his previous high-profile campaigning roles.

Kansas City Makes The List

America's 10 Most Beautiful Train Stations

Riding the rails is an easy-going, romantic, watch-the-world-go-by mode of transportation. Sure, there are faster ways to get around, but sometimes it is nice to do things slower to appreciate the sights and sounds around us. And while we are smelling the roses, why not take some time to enjoy the stations that facilitate these journeys?

South Side Serves Well

Communi-Tea Invited to Emilie's For Open House

Excitement is brewing at Emilie's French Teas in Waldo over the arrival of over 35 new French teas to their line, officially being debuted at their opening house on October 1 st . Located at 8131 Wornall Rd, Emilie's has been serving the Waldo area by curating a high-quality tea experience for customers since 2017.

Real Royal Winning

The wait is over! Mustard finally wins first Cleveland Guardians Hot Dog Derby of 2022

At long last, the beloved condiment prevailed in the 76th race of the season, saving him from falling victim to what would've been an ultimate run of futility. CLEVELAND - Guardians fans, our long local nightmare is over.

Local Cuisine Considered

Jyoti Mukharji has taught Indian home cooking to thousands from her Kansas City kitchen

Jyoti Mukharji plucks two jars from her kitchen spice drawer, unscrews the lids, and invites her cooking school students to pass the contents under their noses. A gentle sniff illustrates the difference between two types of cardamom: green, which is delicate and sweet and will add flavor to a jackfruit korma; and black, which is smoky, robust, pungent and used in various lentil dishes.

Forecast For This Week

FORECAST: Another sunny and warm afternoon before big cooldown late in the week

We'll continue with above-normal temperatures through the first half of the workweek with highs in the upper 70s and low 80s as high pressure remains in control of our weather. Once this ridge breaks down a trough will dig southward and send a cold front our way Wednesday.

Neil Diamond ''Sunday Sun'' is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.