Kansas City Red: Hunter Biden Indicted, Cowtown Champagne & Billionaire Consent

Tonight 57-year-old Hollywood hottie Salma inspires our peek at pop culture, community news and top headlines.

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Toast To Westport Survivor

Kansas City bar among best places to enjoy champagne in US

Kansas City's Ça Va has earned a top 10 spot for the best bars and restaurants to enjoy champagne, according to the Champagne Bureau USA.

Urban Precaution Redux

Linwood residents once again advised to boil water after crews strike water line

For the second time in as many weeks, residents of Linwood, Kansas, are being advised to boil their water.

River Market Crackdown Targets Innocent Drivers

Omaha woman came to Kansas City to see the Royals play. She left with a $330 tow bill | Opinion

"I did not want to be stuck in Kansas City another day," she said after her SUV was taken illegally from a River Market parking lot. From Toriano Porter:

First Responder EPIC Rescue

News Chopper 9 video: 2 adults, child evacuate from Kansas City home after it catches on fire

Two adults and a child were evacuated from a house fire on Thursday afternoon in Kansas City.

Sunflower State Literary Drama

'I admit that I masturbate': Kansas State Board of Education member laments 'smut' in libraries - Kansas Reflector

Kansas State Board of Education members turned a meeting on book removal practices into a ideological discussion.

Show-Me Bush Tragically Trimmed Brazilian Style

Missouri company faces criticism over alleged role in Brazilian deforestation

Bunge Limited, headquartered in Chesterfield, Missouri, is the world's largest soybean producer and sells the overwhelming majority of inputs to Brazilian soy farmers. A new report from environmental and human rights group says that the company's practices incentivizes deforestation and illegal land grabbing.

Right-Wing Puppet Without Podcast

Comedian Jeff Dunham's 'Still Not Canceled' tour coming to Kansas City-area

Comedian Jeff Dunham is bringing his popular ventriloquist act to Independence's Cable Dahmer Arena next year with his "Still Not Canceled" tour.

Celebrate Old School Hottie Friends

Salma Hayek Opened Up About Her Friendship With Angelina Jolie Years After Admitting She Expected Her To Be "Distant"

"It's just natural. It's just something that flows."

First Son Confronts Harsh Times

Hunter Biden indicted on federal gun charges

The indictment against the president's son comes after a plea agreement on tax and gun charges fell apart in July and amid a probe of his finances by House Republicans.

MAGA Earns Victory Today

Judge severs Trump's Georgia election interference case, and 16 others, from trial starting in October

Kenneth Chesebro and Sidney Powell will be tried starting Oct. 23.

Billionaire Sails Admired

The 2023 superyacht summer recap: Jeff Bezos is now king of the high seas

As a relatively quiet superyacht season comes to a close, it's clear Jeff Bezos and his $500 million new megayacht Koru stole the show.

Drone War Tactics Explained

Titanic work by Ukrainian soldiers: Air Force video shows nighttime Shahed drone hunt

Ukrainian Air Force commander Lieutenant General Mykola Oleshchuk has recognised the significant contribution that mobile firing groups of the Defence Forces of Ukraine are making to the destruction of Iranian-made Shahed drones used by Russia.

War Games In Europe Cont'd

Rogue Russian pilot tried to shoot down RAF aircraft in 2022

The pilot fired two missiles - the first missed rather than malfunctioned, as was claimed at the time.

Cash Tripping Coming Soon

Zelenskyy Is Expected to Visit Washington as Congress Is Debating $24 Billion in Aid for Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) - Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is expected at the White House and on Capitol Hill next week as he visits the U.S. during the United Nations General Assembly.

Starlet Didn't Want Pix Shared

Amber Heard didn't give ex Elon Musk permission to share 'private' cosplay photo

Amber Heard did not give her ex-boyfriend Elon Musk permission to share a "private" photo of her dressed up as Mercy from the video game "Overwatch," a source tells Page Six.

Hipster Bedroom Advice Again

Keep Them Coming: Boundaries and healing

Illustration by Shelby Phelps Content warning: This piece discusses sexual violence and consent violation. Let's talk about it again... It's Sexual Health Month, and this year's theme is Consent. Since I recently provided a framework for navigating weed and consent in the April issue, this time I want to offer advice for navigating consent violations.

Plaza Takes Another Swing

Puttery takes a swing with maximum design and miniature golf

Puttery opens September 14 at Country Club Plaza, combining a maximalist bar and restaurant experince with upscale mini-golf.

Meet KC's New Favorite Baller

Sporting KC announces re-signing of Alan Pulido

Sporting Kansas City and striker Alan Pulido announced an agreement on a new designated player contract on Thursday.

Local Diva Indulgence

Janelle Monae Concert Recap: 'The Age Of Pleasure' Tour

Janelle Monáe's performance at The Midland on Saturday is still at the top of mind. For myself and a clamorous sold-out cadre of fans, friends and family, there were plenty of reasons to celebrate.

Legend Offers Hands On Perspective

Amazon's Tony Gonzalez Addresses The Kansas City Chiefs' Pass-Catching Issues

The Hall of Famer, who struggled catching the ball as a rookie, said the Chiefs receivers dropped passes because of lapses in concentration and confidence.

Moneyball Almost Explained

Let's take a peek at the Royals' 2024 payroll

I'm already ready to look ahead.

Tonight's Forecast

Clear and cool conditions will persist into Friday

Kansas City is again clear and cool, with lows in the mid-50s Thursday night

And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.