Kansas City Snowballs: Christmas Countdown, Jordan FAILS Thrice & U.S. Tests Nukes

Once again we pay tribute to hottie Lucy as Winter looms and we take a peek at pop culture, community news and top headlines.

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Santa Slog Season Arrives

'Tis the season to shop early, stores in Kansas City say

According to the National Retail Federation, Americans will spend $42 more on average this year for winter holiday spendings.

Today's Runaround

Stolen vehicle crashes into Cass County business during police chase

Around 9:30 a.m. Friday, the Cass County Sheriff's Office was contacted by the Kansas City Missouri Police Department regarding an occupied stolen vehicle.

Testimony From War Front

'The situation we're in is very, very, very bad for civilians': Former KC exchange student describes life in Gaza

Besides his one year in Kansas City, Mohammad has spent his entire life in Gaza. He said he has seen several wars, but nothing as destructive as this.

Hard Time For Local Law Man

Former Greenwood Police Chief sentenced for domestic violence

Former Greenwood Police Chief Greg Hallgrimson was sentenced Friday for felony domestic assault following a 2020 incident involving his ex-wife.

Strike Running Out Of Juice???

Electric vehicle interest in Kansas City increases amid United Auto Workers strike

As the United Auto Workers strike enters its second month, there's an underlying topic of discussion that's caused divisiveness throughout: electric vehicles.

We Still Love Lucy!!!

Where Soccer AM's Soccerettes are now, from glamour models to talkSPORT host

WITH cult classic football show Soccer AM set to be axed, SunSport takes a look back at one of its most iconic features - Soccerettes. The skit was scrapped in 2015 but saw a wide variety of ...

GOP Chaos Cont'd

Jim Jordan forced out of House speaker race after losing secret ballot

Republican colleagues vote against Ohio congressman's continued bid after his third failed attempt to corral support


New York judge fines Trump $5K for violating partial gag order in civil fraud trial

A New York judge fined former President Trump $5,000 for violating the partial gag order he imposed in the civil trial stemming from New York Attorney General Letitia James' investigation into the Trump family' businesses, while warning the 2024 frontrunner that future violations could result in imprisonment.

White House P0wnz Ur Phone

The Supreme Court allows the White House to continue work to combat controversial social media posts

The Supreme Court on Friday said it would indefinitely block a lower court order curbing Biden administration efforts to combat controversial social media posts on topics including COVID-19 and election security. The justices said they would hear arguments in a lawsuit filed by Louisiana, Missouri and other parties accusing administration officials of unconstitutionally squelching conservative points of view.

Holy Land Fight Persists

Hamas releases two American hostages, a mother and daughter, as Israel continues Gaza bombardment

Hamas has released two American hostages on "humanitarian grounds" following mediation efforts by Qatar, sources tell Fox News. Israel has evacuated a sizeable town near Lebanon for fear that a possible invasion of Gaza could trigger a larger conflict with Hezbollah, opening a second front in the country's war with Hamas.

U.S. Launches Support

Pentagon says it shot down Yemen missiles that may have been headed towards Israel

The Pentagon said its forces in the Middle East were seeing an 'uptick' in drone activity at a time when the U.S. is on high alert for signs the Israel-Hamas conflict could escalate across the region.

Two Can Play Nuke Games

US conducts nuclear test in Nevada hours after Russian move to revoke global test ban

The U.S. conducted a high-explosive experiment at a nuclear test site in Nevada on Wednesday as tensions flare over Russia's nuclear ambitions.

Stars Share Cash With Unions

George Clooney, other A-listers offer over $150 million in higher union dues to end actors strike

The celebs' offer is appreciated, but would actually violate federal labor law, SAG-AFTRA said.

Protect Your Wallet If Not Your Heart

6 money management tips for people in polyamorous relationships, from experts who know

People in polyamorous relationships face challenges like transferring generational wealth and lack of educational resources for their finances.

Kegger Clowns Newsies

Chiefs' Travis Kelce breaks out Iowa State mascot head; here's why

Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce paid the price for losing a bet when he began media availability wearing an Iowa State mascot head.

Cowtown Racism Of Sorts

Kansas City's largest annual race event takes place Saturday

The Garmin Kansas City Marathon begins Saturday morning with a tour through KC's historic landmarks.

Golden Ghetto Road Work Again

Part of US 69 Highway to close this weekend in Overland Park

The Kansas Department of Transportation will close a section of U.S. 69 Highway in Overland Park on Sunday as part of the 69Express project.

Sending Love To Holy Land War

Heart to Heart International sends humanitarian kits to aid those impacted by the Israel-Hamas conflict

With tensions running high and civilian populations on both sides enduring the harsh realities of the war, Heart to Heart International is extending a helping hand to provide much-needed relief.

Protect The Dotte

Red Cross and first responders install free smoke alarms in KCK

As winter weather looms, the American Red Cross and first responders are reminding the community to check smoke alarms.

Diva Legend Coming Soon

Gladys Knight to perform at Kauffman Center during tour

Seven-time Grammy Award winning artist will be performing in Kansas City next month as part of her tour.

Forecast For Now . . . 

FIRST WARN FORECAST: Sunny and 70s Friday with a few isolated showers Sunday

Warm and sunny Friday with some chances for precipitation this weekend.

And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.