Kansas City Horizon: East Side Blaze, Westport Deadly Donuts & Fallen Fighter Ace

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First Responder Rescue Tonight

House fire in KC causes 12 people to evacuate

Twelve people, including ten children, self-evacuated a house fire near the area of 35th Street and South Benton Avenue.

Midtown Consequences Redux

Kansas City man facing charges for striking pedestrian after doing 'doughnuts' in Westport

A Kansas City, Missouri, man is facing charges connected to an Aug. 5 hit-and-run crash that critically injured a pedestrian in Westport.

Kansas Rent Crackdown

City of Wichita considers fines for landlords who retaliate against renters

Wichita is considering fines for landlords who retaliate against tenants with complaints who are otherwise in good standing.

Show-Me Game Of Democracy

Missouri groups looking for the strongest abortion rights that voters would back

Missouri organizers haven't decided which version of the abortion rights initiative petition they want to put to voters.

Another Home Team

Sporting KC rout Quakes, earn critical 3 points

Johnny Russell had a goal and an assist in the first half as Sporting Kansas City defeated the San Jose Earthquakes 3-0 to earn a much-needed three points.

Public TV Loves This Booze . . . 

Tap List | J. Rieger & Co. Debuts 2023 Straight Rye Whiskey

J. Rieger & Co. has released its Straight Rye Whiskey to coincide with 816 Day.

Fashioning Last Of Summer

Emily Ratajkowski poses in a tiny string bikini from Inamorata line

The model, 32, flashed her tiny 24-inch waistline in a string two-piece from her swimwear line, Inamorata. The star was seen on a rocky shoreline where the waves were crashing near her.

Another Election Jab

Biden plans to ask Congress for funding to develop new COVID vaccine, may require shot for all

President Biden told reporters on Friday he plans to ask Congress for funding to help develop a new COVID-19 vaccine, adding he may require everyone to get the shot.


Trump raises $7.1 million after Georgia mug shot

Former President Trump has raised $7.1 million since he was booked at the Fulton County jail on Thursday evening, where he became the first U.S. president to have his mug shot taken, his campaign confirmed to The Hill on Saturday. Trump, who is the frontrunner in the 2024 Republican primary race, raised $4.18 million on...

Bernie STILL Backs Prez

Biden's allies rush to pick up his slack in New Hampshire

Big-name Democrats are appearing in New Hampshire to sing Joe Biden's praises as the president stays away.

European War Losses Rise

Ukraine war: Fighter ace and two other pilots killed in mid-air crash

Andrii Pilshchykov won fame taking part in dogfights over Kyiv during the early phase of Russia's invasion.

Cruel Labor Practices Cont'd

The 'curse of 35': In China, millennials are already too old for some employers | CNN

When Han lost her job as an interface designer in Beijing in February, she figured her 10 years of experience meant she wouldn't need to look long for alternative work.

More Tribute To Bob

Honoring the legacy of game show host and activist Bob Barker | CNN

For over thirty years, Bob Barker was known and loved as the host of the hit game show "The Price is Right." He famously ended each episode telling viewers to spay or neuter their pets. Barker spent decades giving his time and money to better the lives of creatures big and small.

Social Media FAIL Costs Staffer

Steve Harvey Sorry for Tweet Asking Fans to Name Unfunny Comedian

Steve Harvey says someone on social media team is probably getting fired.

Sex With Someone You Love

Is masturbation healthy? Benefits and side effects for women and men

Masturbation offers many health benefits including relieving stress, improving sleep, and even reducing headaches.

Postscript For Local Author

Kansas City playwright Nathan Louis Jackson, who got to 'the real stuff,' dies at 44

Jackson was a native of Kansas City, Kansas, who attended Juilliard School in New York City and saw his work performed at Lincoln Center. But his "heart belonged in Kansas City."

Outlook For Now . . . 

FORECAST: Cool & quiet over the next few days

Below average temperatures dominates the area for a few days with low humidity getting another taste of fall!

And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.