Kansas City News Look: Draft Hype Fades, 71 Tragedy & Political Push Back

A lot of people don't know that angel Karlie is from Missouri and right now she inspires this quick peek at pop culture, community news and top headlines.

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After-party Leftovers

KC's time to shine! Highlights from the 2023 NFL Draft


South Side Driving Disaster

Fatal crash closes NB, SB lanes of US 71 Highway at Bannister Road

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A fatal crash has closed the northbound and southbound lanes of U.S. 71 Highway at Bannister Road, according to KC Scout. Drivers are asked to use an alternate route. Around 4:10 p.m. Sunday, a Johnson County, Missouri, ambulance collided with another vehicle in the northbound lanes of U.S.

Sound Of KC Tradition

Kansas City Jazz Orchestra's next season: Top vocalists, musicians and Charlie Brown

Like classical chamber music, jazz is a conversation between musicians. The Kansas City Jazz Orchestra celebrates this aspect of jazz with its just-announced 2023-2024 season. Vocalists Eboni Fondren, Lisa Henry and Deborah Brown, pianist John Beasley and saxophonist Bobby Watson will all make an appearance, and there's a special treat for lovers, like myself, of " A Charlie Brown Christmas."

Powerless Across The Bridge

Around 2,000 Evergy customers lose power Sunday in Parkville

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Around 2,000 Evergy customers lost power in an outage Sunday in Parkville, Missouri. The outage stretches from Missouri 9 Highway to Interstate 435, from east to west, and Missouri 45 Highway to the Missouri River, from north to south.

Local Legend Earns Tribute

Chiefs legend Dante Hall reflects on joining team's Ring of Honor

On Friday, while hosting the 2023 NFL Draft, the Kansas City Chiefs announced that wide receiver Dante Hall would be named to the team's Ring of Honor in the upcoming season. The franchise record-holder for both kick and punt return touchdowns learned the news amid his favorite post-football hobby.

Angel Witnesses Tech Trends

Karlie Kloss thinks Roblox is the future of fashion

You may know Karlie Kloss as a supermodel who has graced the cover of Vogue 42 times, walked hundreds of global runways, and played muse to the most distinguished design minds in the world.

Sporting Debate Underway

Biden's war on hunting faces blowback from Republicans, sportsmen groups

The Biden administration is under fire for regulatory proposals critics have warned could serve as a backdoor attack on hunting and could lead to more aggressive measures targeting hunting. According to experts and hunting industry officials, the U.S.

Republicans Fight Partisan Misinformation

GOP furious at VA claiming debt bill cuts veteran benefits: 'Shamelessly lying'

House Republicans are fuming over the Department of Veterans' Affairs claiming that the GOP's debt limit and spending cut bill would endanger services and benefits for veterans. "In my nine years as a member of Congress, I have never seen the use of an agency that is so vitally important to so many people be...

Manhunt Cont'd

Mexican national wanted in deadly Texas shooting of 5 neighbors 'could be anywhere,' sheriff says

The Mexican national wanted in the execution-style shooting of five of his neighbors in Texas remained at large more than 24 hours later Sunday morning and "could be anywhere" by now. Francisco Oropeza, 38, should be considered armed and dangerous, and FBI Houston warns anyone who might spot him not to approach and instead dial 911.

Global Crisis Cont'd

Armed U.S. drones escort evacuation of American citizens in war-torn Sudan

Armed drones flew above a convoy of buses evacuating several hundred American citizens as they made a 500 mile journey through war-torn Sudan on Saturday, a U.S. official familiar with the matter confirmed to NBC News.

Coalition Depends On Counterstrike 

'We'll show just how weak they are': Ukraine primed for crucial offensive

The last time "Luh" served in the military, he was a Soviet conscript, sailing the Arctic Ocean with the USSR's northern fleet over four decades ago. When Russia seized the Crimean peninsula and Russian-backed proxies moved into his home region of Luhansk nearly a decade ago, he cheered on the Ukrainian army but thought his fighting days were behind him.

El Papa Plays Diplomat

Pope says Vatican involved in secret Ukraine peace mission

The Vatican is involved in a peace mission to try to end the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, Pope Francis said on Sunday, adding that it was also ready to help repatriate Ukrainian children taken to Russia or Russian-occupied land.

Home Team Troubles Persist

Singer unravels in the third inning in 8-4 Royals loss

The Twins sent 12 men to the plate in the third inning against Royals starter Brady Singer, scoring seven times in an 8-4 Royals loss on Sunday that was not as close as the score indicated.

Forecast For Now

Stronger evening breeze brings cooler air in for Sunday

After a capacity crowd made it to Union Station and the World War I Museum for the first day of the 2023 NFL Draft -- in which multiple early trades and a late local pick was made by the Kansas City Chiefs -- more are expected to return for Friday night and the Day Two of the NFL Draft.

And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.