Kansas City Lights: Late Night Inferno & COVID Comeback Cont'd

Lots of things to consider tonight by way of pop culture, community news and top headlines.

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Troost Blaze Tonight

An apartment building, at least 2 houses burn Monday night in roaring fire in KCMO

An apartment building and at least two houses burned Monday night in a roaring fire just east of Troost Avenue in KCMO.

Golden Ghetto Needs Cash

Johnson County requests FEMA funding after damaging summer storms

Relief could be on the way for Johnson County towns affected by this summer's storms. Last week, the governor requested a major disaster declaration from FEMA.

Community Outreach After Build

Getting to KCI: Kansas City planning agencies want public input on transit to KCI

The public has until Friday to offer input on what future transportation options might be available to and from the new single terminal at Kansas City International Airport.

Local Run-In Postscript

No serious injuries after Kansas City Fire Department truck involved in crash

A Kansas City fire truck was involved in a crash Monday evening at 55th and Prospect.

Salvy Head Check Underway

Royals' catcher Salvador Perez placed on concussion list

The Royals will be without catcher all-star Salvador Perez for the time being with a mild concussion.

Local Show Must Go On

Starlight Theatre announces 2024 Broadway Series, weekend specials

Next summer's AdventHealth Broadway Series at Starlight Theatre in Kansas City, Missouri, provides a mix of new, classic and kid-friendly offerings.

Diva Cash In EPIC Prize

Katy Perry Sells Music Catalog Rights To Carlyle's Litmus Music For $225 Million

Katy Perry has sold her music rights to Litmus Music, a venture co-founded by Capitol Records president Dan McCarroll and financed by The Carlyle Group. The deal covers all five of her studio album...

White House Doubts MAGA

Biden mocks Trump's 'infrastructure week': 'He didn't build a damn thing'

President Biden on Monday took jabs at former President Trump while fundraising in his predecessor's former hometown, New York City. Biden hailed his own work on infrastructure investments through signing the bipartisan infrastructure law in 2021. And, he said Infrastructure Week became a "joke" during the last administration.

Scribbles Exposed

Trump wrote to-do lists for assistant on White House documents marked classified: Sources

A long-time assistant to former President Trump told investigators that Trump wrote to-do lists for her on documents that were marked classified, sources say.

Pandemic Persists

COVID levels are so high, they're approaching 2020's initial peak, as the WHO urges those at high risk to take any booster they can get their hands on

It's yet another sign that while the official pandemic state may be over, the days of COVID are far from it.

Labor Lashes Out At Prez

'Are you out of your f-ing minds?': Dems recoil at Biden's approach to labor standoff

"We agree with Joe Biden when he says 'record profits mean record contracts.' We don't agree when he says negotiations have broken down."

War In Europe Positioning

Heading for UN, Ukraine's president questions why Russia still has a place there

Ukraine's leader and Russia's top diplomat could cross paths at the United Nations this week.

Rocketman Sis Reconsidered

Kim Jong Un's sister is 'the most dangerous woman in the world,' expert says: Here's why

Kim Yo Jong, since her 2018 international debut, has increasingly made public statements and threats on behalf of her brother, indicating an incredible level of authority.

Baller Bad News

Former NFL player Sergio Brown is missing after his mother's death was ruled a homicide | CNN

Former NFL player Sergio Brown is missing after his mother died from injuries related to an assault and her body was found near a creek behind her suburban Chicago home, according to the Maywood Police Department.

Rocker Accused In Arrogant Human Tissue Trial

Marilyn Manson pleads no contest to blowing nose on videographer

Marilyn Manson has been sentenced to community service and a fine after pleading no contest to blowing his nose on a videographer at a 2019 concert in New Hampshire

Fast Lane Confessions

Drugs, Boobs, and Bunnies: P*rn Star Tasha Reign Tells All

In this excerpt from her new book, 'From Princess to P*rn Star,' Tasha Reign reveals how she knew she was born to have sex on screen.

Home Team Enjoys Another Win

Royals complete comeback 6-4 win over Guardians

Loss 103? Not today!

Change Up This Week

Rain chances move in during the middle of the week

Other than a little haze, the weather is absolutely perfect before rain chances arrive Tuesday

And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.