Kansas City Highlights: Patrick Mahomes & Britt Announce Son & Community News

A new feature that we enjoy putting together for late night denizens, insomniacs and early morning plebs . . .

We share some of the nicer community-focused links that we've seen in the recent news cycle along with neighborhood updates and info about people who have made a difference in our cowtown.

Check TKC news gathering . . .

Kansas City Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes, Brittany welcome son 'Bronze'

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes and his wife Brittany Mahomes have a little something else to celebrate this holiday season. Brittany gave birth to the couple's second child Patrick "Bronze" Lavon Mahomes III on Nov. 28, the couple announced on social media Monday.

Patrick Mahomes announces birth of son

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes announced the birth of his son on Twitter Monday night.Mahomes tweeted a picture with the name Patrick "Bronze" Lavon Mahomes III and Monday's date and the baby's weight of 7 pounds 8 ounces.Brittany Mahomes also posted on her Instagram account the same picture and Bronze's name and weight.During Sunday's game against the Los Angeles Rams, there apparently was concern that Brittany had gone into labor because she had stopped tweeting during the game.

Photos: Chiefs vs. Rams on November 27

In 2018, the Kansas City Chiefs and the Los Angeles Rams played what many consider to be the greatest regular-season game in NFL history. Sunday's matchup was not that-the Rams are having a down year with key players injured-but Chiefs' fans will take it anyway, because unlike that classic matchup five years ago, KC got the win.

Behind the Scenes with FOX's NFL crew : Barbecue and a bruise in Kansas City

Editor's Note: Richie Zyontz has been an NFL producer for FOX since 1994 and the lead producer for the last 20 seasons. He has more than 40 years of experience covering the league and has produced six Super Bowls. Throughout the 2022 NFL season, he will provide an inside look as FOX's new No.

Firefighters rescue 5 from burning apartment building in KCK

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (KCTV) - An apartment fire over the weekend displaced 15-20 people in Kansas City, Kansas, and sent three people to the hospital. Those three people are all going to survive. A big reason for that is the rapid response time by firefighters. Firefighters responded to the three-story fire on Saturday night.

Nick's Picks | Cyber Monday, KCI Countdown, Lezak Retires

The death penalty is back in the headlines this week as the state of Missouri prepares to carry out another execution. Kevin Johnson is scheduled to be put to death by lethal injection on Tuesday. He was arrested in 2005 for the killing of a Kirkwood, Missouri, police officer.

Immersive Holiday Balloon Exhibit Coming to 18th & Vine for Three-Day Event - In Kansas City

You've likely been to a wedding or party that has included an impressively manicured balloon arch, wall, or other photo-op balloon installation. Possibly, you've even seen an artist or model around town sporting an outfit made from balloons. But you've probably never seen what's about to pop up in Kansas City's 18th & Vine District...

Different kind of holiday cheer emerges as locals see gas prices fall

WYANDOTTE COUNTY, Kan. (KCTV) - Some days, a trip to the gas station can be a little rough on the pockets. This time around, however, it was better for people getting gas. "Way more excited about it," a customer named Justin Reilly said. "It's been rough on the whole economy.

Wyandotte County, KCK community activist Broderick Crawford dies after health complications

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Broderick Crawford, a staunch community activist for Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas, died Sunday afternoon after a health challenge left him in a coma for nearly a year. Crawford was the president and former executive director of NBC Community Development Corporation in KCK, managing and overseeing projects that strove for better health outcomes throughout the Wyandotte County community.

Joette Pelster of KC's Coterie Theatre passes away at 71

Joette Pelster, who served as the executive director of Kansas City's beloved Coterie Theatre since 1993, died at age 71. Pelster "passed away peacefully at home in her sleep" on Friday, Nov. 25, according to the Coterie. Just a week prior, on Nov. 17, Pelster announced her plan to retire by the end of Jan.

Near Murder, Gun Death Drive Work of KCMO Youth Mentor

At just 13 years of age, Reynard Zweifel came close to being killed at the hand of another teen attempting to complete a gang initiation. The attacker pointed a gun at Zweifel's head at point blank range as he walked home from school in Kansas City, Missouri.

Hopefully, more for the morning update . . . STAY TUNED!!!