Kansas City Typeset: Gunfire, Legal Moves & Political Mess

In this compilation for morning readers we hope to offer a quick overview of pop culture, community news and top headlines.

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Home Team Losing Streak Starts

Singer disappoints in latest outing, and also the Royals lose to the Blue Jays 3 days later

The Tortured Pitchers Department

Deadly Gunfire In The Dotte

1 man shot to death Monday night outside a Kansas City, Kansas, store

One man is dead and the search is on for a suspect after a Monday night shooting in the parking lot of a store in Kansas City, Kansas.

Northeast Investigation

Death investigation at St. John and Topping | Northeast News

Kansas City, MO Police officers are at St. John and Topping on a check the welfare call. A neighbor notified police that the owner of the old shoe shop on...

Lawyer Opts Out

'How many people has she done this to?' Lamonte McIntyre after former prosecutor surrenders law license

Terra Morehead, a former Wyandotte County prosecutor and retired assistant U.S. attorney in Kansas, voluntarily surrendered her law license following a history of ethical problems.

Tragic Old School Case Redux

Sedgwick County District Court judge denies new sentencing hearing for Carr brothers

It's the latest step in a long, winding judicial process since the brothers were convicted of a series of robberies, assaults and murders in Wichita more than 20 years ago. Both are on death row.

Show-Me Jeff City Push Back

Dean Plocher mum on allegations he obstructed ethics probe, pressured witnesses * Missouri Independent

Dean Plocher had little to say Sunday about the ethics investigation that has hung over his final year as speaker of the Missouri House.

Prez Against Progressive Haters

Biden condemns "antisemitic protests" and "those who don't understand what's going on with the Palestinians"

Protesters have been arrested at Columbia and Yale as they've refused to move, calling for a break from Israel.

MAGA Awakens

Rousing a sleeping giant: Trump perks up as testimony begins in hush money trial

Analysis: After frequently closing his eyes through the rote legal procedure, Trump focused more intently on the other key players in the room once opening statements began.

GOP Divided

'NYET': New York Post Trolls 'Moscow' Marjorie Taylor Greene In Russian

The far-right Republican received a Russian makeover from the conservative tabloid.

Love For Labor Lost?!?

What the Starbucks case at the Supreme Court is all about. Hint: It's not coffee

Starbucks and some of its baristas have been in a contentious fight over unionizing since 2021. Now, the Supreme Court is hearing a case that could have implications for unions far beyond Starbucks.

Inferno Across State Line

One person killed following fire at KCK halfway house

Neighbors woke up concerned, seeing flames outside their windows.

Courthouse Tech Check

'It's been a real headache': Jackson County residents continue to voice frustration as walk-ins reopen

Jackson County residents expressed frustration Monday morning at the Truman Courthouse as the county prepared to resume walk-in services following weeks of closure due to a ransomware attack.

Kangaroo Claim To Fame

'I'm ready to be known as Taylor Swift's trainer,' says KC native, UMKC grad to Vogue

"Taylor is the most resilient person I have ever met," says her personal trainer Kirk Myers, a graduate of the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

April Showers Cont'd

FORECAST: FIRST WARN in place for the weekend, potential stormy weather

After a dry and windy start to the week, we are tracking numerous rain and thunderstorm chances late week and into the weekend.

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