Kansas City Downpour: Tornado Warning & Met Gala From Afar

For late night & early morning denizens seek a distraction from thunder boomers we share a quick variety of pop culture, community news and top headlines.

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Weather Aware Tonight

Alert Day: Tornado warning issued for Clay, Platte and Clinton counties in Missouri

The main threats are damaging winds and hail, but a brief tornado can't be ruled out

Cowtown Baller Coverage Moves To Internets

KC Sports Tonight transitions to weekday streaming cast

The KCTV5 Sports team is set to debut its all-new KC Sports Tonight streaming show on kctv5.com, social media and streaming platforms.

Life Lesson Let Down

Many seek answers after Kansas City nursing school suddenly closes

After a school that trained certified nursing assistants suddenly closed in KC, many who once believed in it are out thousands of dollars, and can't get any answers from the woman who was in ...

Development FAIL Redux On Nice Side Of Bridge

NKC seeks to terminate One North development agreement, after years without planned grocery store - Kansas City Business Journal

North Kansas City says the One North developer is in default for not delivering a grocery store. The developer says the city breached their deal by not issuing TIF bonds.

Home Team Rebounds

Cole Ragans shoves, Michael Mashey mashes, and KC ekes out 3-2 victory

With some help from a few errors along the way

Fashioning Elite News Coverage

Met Gala 2024: A Full Recap from the Red Carpet on Fashion's Biggest Night

The 2024 Met Gala was held on Monday, May 6. PEOPLE is covering the festivities live.

Prez Polling Bounce Falls Flat

Biden's quiet comeback may be over

After a brief period where it looked like Biden had finally found his groove, his numbers are once again dropping while Trump's rise.

Momentum Moves With MAGA

Conviction could cost Trump key, but 'til then his trial doesn't seem to change minds

Polls show Trump's hush money charges carry some electoral risk, but recent interviews with voters suggest his New York trial isn't changing minds without a verdict

GOP Fight Postponed

Marjorie Taylor Greene to meet with Speaker Johnson as she threatens vote to oust him

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene will meet with House Speaker Mike Johnson ahead of her push this week to force a vote to depose him over aid to Ukraine.

Meme Proved Real

Patriots owner tells Putin: 'Give me my f‑‑‑ing ring back'

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft called out Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday, telling the leader to give him his "f‑‑‑ing ring back," in reference to a long-running allegation that Putin stole one of his Super Bowl rings during a 2005 meeting. The remark came during Sunday night's "roast" of former Patriots quarterback Tom...

College Crisis Cont'd

The history of 'outside agitators' - from Gaza protests to Martin Luther King Jr. : Consider This from NPR

The term "outside agitator" has staying power.It's been used against protestors throughout history, from the Civil Rights Movement, to the anti-Vietnam War protests and now during the pro-Palestinian demonstrations on college campuses."Outside agitator" was also used to describe some of the people who protested the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri In 2014.Who exactly are the "outside agitators" and what purpose does it serve to call them out?

Euro War Death Toll Rising

Ukraine's former Olympian weightlifter Oleksandr Pielieshenko killed in action

The weightlifter Oleksandr Pielieshenko, who competed in Rio Games in 2016, was killed defending his country on Sunday

No Middle-East Free Speech

What Israel's shutdown of Al Jazeera means

Press freedom is in a state of emergency in Israel and Gaza ahead of a planned invasion of Rafah.

South Of Border Tragedy Redux

Surfer murders shock peaceful Mexico community

A booming tourist and expat community is in shock after the campsite murder of three foreign surfers.

Etiquette Amongst Jokesters

Tom Brady roaster Nikki Glaser reveals what was off-limits for Netflix special

Tom Brady took the brunt of plenty of jokes about his career and personal life on Sunday during "The Roast of Tom Brady, but there was one topic that one of the roasters said that no one would be joking about.

Old School Uninvited

Down with monogamy, up with orgies! Why the sex party industry is thriving

43% of Millennials say their ideal relationship is non-monogamous, while Killing Kittens report a 400% attendance increase in sex parties.

Schmaltzy Local Guide Debuts

Ready for the Parade of Hearts? Where to find all 101 sculptures across Kansas City

This will be the last year for the hearts as we know them.

Echoes Inside The Loop

Garment District Grooves is Back! - Downtown Council of Kansas City

On Wednesday 5/15, Garment District Grooves returns for its 6th season of music and food in the Historic Garment District in Downtown KC.

Merch Moves Forward

Kansas City-based business celebrates opening of 200th location

Lenexa, Kansas, based Rally House and Kansas Sampler celebrated the opening of the company's 200th store location.

Serving Community

Mise en Place: Alan Kneeland is "bigger than the challenges" facing KC restaurants

Alan Kneeland // Photo by Kenny Ellison Alan Kneeland is a champion for all things KC restaurants. Sure, it's part of his responsibility as President of the Greater Kansas City Restaurant Association, but his reputation, passion, and involvement have preceded him for a couple of decades.

More Deets On Weather Night

FIRST WARN WEATHER DAY: Tornado Warning issued for counties east of Kansas City

A Tornado Watch is in place across our entire area, including the metro as we are watching a few lines of potent storms move into the area overnight tonight

And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.