Kansas City Monday News Roundup: Jurassic Missouri, Russia Takes Hit & Playoff Season

A quick share from hottie Jordy inspires this peek at pop culture, community news and top headlines.

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Game Day Awaits

Chiefs-Raiders Week 18 game will be played on Saturday

The NFL announced late on Sunday evening that the Kansas City Chiefs regular-season finale against the Las Vegas Raiders will be played on Saturday, January 7 at 3:30 p.m. Arrowhead Time. The downside is that the Chiefs are getting stuck with a short week to end their season.

Road Work Cont'd

Kansas City crews to repair street following water main break

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - City crews will start cleaning up and repaving 17th Street Tuesday, weather permitting, after a big water main break Friday caused a lot of damage. Neighbors say they're happy the city acted quickly to restore their service.

Aftermath In The Dotte

Police identify man shot and killed by KCK officers after driving away in a patrol car

The Kansas City, Kansas Police Department has identified the man shot and killed Friday morning by police in the 9400 block of Parallel Parkway.The suspect, Thomas Marshall, 53, was a Kansas City, Kansas resident.Police say Marshall pointed a gun at multiple officers and, at one point, drove off in an officer's patrol vehicle before being shot.

Ancient Life Uncovered

Man who found fossil of Missouri's dinosaur thinks he has just scratched the surface - Missourinet

Guy Darrough calls Missouri "Dinosaur Country". The hobby fossil hunter, from eastern Missouri's Cadet, has a long list of different fossil finds in the Show Me State, including parts of the skull and jaw of a 30-foot-long juvenile dinosaur. "I could tell these teeth were close to a dinosaur called an iguanodon - a very...

Rock Chalk EPIC Bets Exposed

Kansas lottery ticket sales rise, casino revenue slips in wake of legal sports wagering - Kansas Reflector

TOPEKA - A lucky northeast Kansas lottery player nailed the Powerball jackpot on Nov. 19 to claim $92.9 million. "The Kansas Lottery had the pleasure of making someone out there a little more thankful," said Stephen Durrell, executive director of the Kansas Lottery. "Nothing makes us happier than giving away a big jackpot to our players."

All About Hottie . . . 

The Untold Truth Of TikTok Star Jordyn Jones - Nicki Swift

Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images Many may know the talented Jordyn Jones from TikTok, but she was already on the entertainment scene before she exploded on the lip-syncing app. Jones was basically born a performer, starting dance classes at just two years old.

Prez Confronts Florida Doubt

Biden faces questions over whether he can beat DeSantis

President Biden is entering the new year riding high off a better-than-expected midterm election performance for his party that has improved his political standing while damaging his chief GOP rival - former President Trump. Yet Biden also enters the new year with lingering questions over his age and his overall political strength - most notably...

More Testimony Against MAGA

Hope Hicks said Trump aides were 'f-ked' by Capitol riot: 'Unemployable'

WASHINGTON - Former President Donald Trump's White House adviser Hope Hicks fumed on Jan. 6, 2021, that the outgoing president's aides were "all f-cked" and likely to be "perpetually unemployed" after a wild mob of Trump supporters stormed the Capitol.

GOP Relives Pandemic

House GOP promises to probe COVID-19 origins, ax proxy voting, magnetometers

With the 118th Congress set to begin Tuesday, House Republican leaders are out with their proposed rules for the new legislative session. In what marks a substantial concession from Kevin McCarthy, the California Republican vying for the speakership, the rules package would allow just five Republicans to force a vote on ousting a speaker.


Russia presses its Ukraine strategy, fires 40 drones at Kyiv

Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko said Monday that 40 drones "headed for Kyiv" overnight. All of them were destroyed, according to air defense forces. Klitschko said 22 drones were destroyed over Kyiv, three in the outlying Kyiv region and 15 over neighboring provinces.

Rocketman Cleans House

North Korea fires Kim's No. 2 military official | CNN

North Korea has fired Pak Jong Chon, the second most powerful military official after leader Kim Jong Un, state media reported. Pak, vice chairman of the Central Military Commission of the ruling Workers' Party and a secretary of the party's Central Committee, was replaced by Ri Yong Gil at the committee's annual meeting last week, the official KCNA news agency said on Sunday.

Faith Tribute Today

Faithful pay respects to former Pope Benedict in St. Peter's

VATICAN CITY, Jan 2 (Reuters) - A steady stream of people filed into St. Peter's Basilica on Monday to pay their respects to former Pope Benedict XVI, whose body will lie in state in front of the main altar until his funeral later this week.

Good Deeds Prove Costly

Churches battle inflation as demand for certain services increase

INDEPENDENCE, Mo - Inflation is driving up costs for Kansas City area churches, leading them to make changes to stay open. William Yaeger, a practicing minister at St. Mark's United Methodist, wears multiple hats due to inflation's toll. "The reason I'm shoveling is we can't afford to have someone do that," Yaeger said.

Forecast For Now . . . 

FORECAST: Wet weather moves in Monday

We start off the first Monday of 2023 with a Weather Alert. Widespread shower activity, along with scattered thunderstorms, will be likely moving forward to the afternoon into the mid-evening timeframe. A marginal risk for severe weather is active for the viewing area.

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