Kansas City Drop: Broken Streets, Threats & No Ceasefire

For our insomniac and early morning reader we wanted to share more than a few news items we've been reading by way of pop culture, community news and top headlines.

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Cowtown Weather Switcheroo Earn Historic Ranking

Plunge in temperatures Tuesday night could be the third-biggest drop in nearly 80 years

If you live in Kansas or Missouri, you're probably used to days where you come to work in short sleeves and leave with a coat on. But how much temperature fluctuation is normal?

Local Crack Game Still Thrives

Alleyway potholes in Kansas City have a bumpy path to getting fixed

People on one block of the Hyde Park neighborhood are frustrated by being bounced around when they drive down the alleyway behind their homes

Show-Me Overnight Warning

Missouri Highway Patrol issues Amber Alert for missing 1-year-old boy

The Missouri State Highway Patrol has issued an Amber Alert for a white 2007 GMC Yukon.

Rock Chalk Shocker

KU upset by BYU for first home loss of season

LAWRENCE (KSNT) - KU men's basketball had its 19-game home winning streak snapped on Tuesday night. The Jayhawks fell to BYU, which was nationally ranked a few days prior to the meeting, 76-68. Kansas had not lost at home since January of 2023. KU blew a 12-point second half lead in the loss.

Progressives Put Out Colleague

Exiled Missouri lawmaker blocked from running for governor as a Democrat

A blacklisted Missouri lawmaker has been blocked from running for governor as a Democrat. The Missouri Democratic Party on Tuesday refused to let state Rep.

Tragic Local New Car Crash Reminds Us To DRIVE CAREFULLY!!!

Motorcyclist killed in crash on E. 49th Street, Noland Road

The crash was reported around 4:45 p.m. in the area of East 49th Street and Noland Road.

Actress Plays Social Media

Drea de Matteo credits OnlyFans with saving her from homelessness

The actress, who has been carb-loading to get in shape for the money shots, also revealed how, as well as nearly losing her house, she had run out of money to support a parent with dementia.

Status Quo Stays Winning

Trump and Biden projected to win Michigan primaries

The BBC's US partner CBS expects victories for the Republican and Democratic frontrunners.

MAGA Offers Creative Excuse

Donald Trump says he's too rich to put up $90 million bond

The former president has until March 9 to pay a penalty or cash bond to appeal the E. Jean Carroll defamation ruling.

Vlad Offers New Threat

Russia: Conflict with NATO certain if Western troops go to Ukraine

Moscow responded after French President Emmanuel Macron floated putting boots on the ground to help Kyiv.

Holy Land Counterpoint

Netanyahu responds to Biden's talk of pending cease-fire, says majority of Americans support Israel

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu responded to President Biden's mention talk of a cease-fire in Gaza and said a majority of Americans support Israel to continue its campaign until victory.

Far East Suffers Real Estate FAIL

Embattled China property giant Country Garden faces liquidation petition

Country Garden's shares fell more than 12% in early trading on Wednesday, amid a continued debt crisis in China's property sector

Farewell To Local Captive

Kansas City Zoo & Aquarium mourns loss of Tamale, an 11-year-old sea lion

The Kansas City Zoo & Aquarium is mourning the loss of its 11-year-old sea lion, Tamale, who died over the weekend.

More Deets On The Drop . . . 

Temperatures plunge rapidly in Kansas City

Temperatures fall 60 degrees between this afternoon and tomorrow morning

And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.