Kansas City News Scouting: Traffic Trouble, Campaign Consequences & Ceasefire Hope

A quick lookout for the afternoon & early evening as we take another quick peek at pop culture, community news and top headlines.

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Haxxorz Attack Consequences STILL Hit Drivers

KC Scout camera outage causes disruption for 69 Highway drivers as construction continues

As a major construction project is set to continue this weekend in Overland Park drivers who rely on the KC Scout Network for live images and highway warnings remain without guidance.

Summer Mantra: Drive Safely

One person is dead after four-car crash in Kansas City Saturday night

The Kansas City Police Department is investigating a four-car. deadly crash that killed one person on I-70 and Manchester Trafficway in Kansas City, Missouri Saturday night.

History Inside The Loop

Who was Barney Allis? And why is a 'forlorn' KC plaza named after this beloved man?

He "came from nothing and he just excelled. It's the typical self-made man story."

Meet These Talented Hipsters

KC Soundcheck: The Greeting Committee

The Greeting Committee was formed by four Overland Park high schoolers in 2014 and has since become one of Kansas City's most well-known and beloved indie bands. Their third studio album is coming out in June.

Latest Home Team Rally

Royals stage ninth-inning rally to defeat Padres 4-3

Nelson Velázquez hits a huge two-run triple.

Show-Me Butterfly Celebration

Missouri Department of Conservations encouraging people to do what they can to protect pollinators

As spring turns into summer, Missourians are bound to see more pollinators out and about. Missouri Department of Conservation is encouraging people to let them do their thing, and admire them and do what you can to help them.

Former Angel Enjoys Birthday Suit Family Time

Heidi Klum celebrates her 51st birthday in the NUDE as she suns herself by her pool... after birthday breakfast with her family

The model marked her 51st birthday on Saturday.

Hedging White House

Some Democrats try to Biden-proof their 2024 campaigns for Congress

Several Democratic lawmakers tell Axios the president's middling poll numbers to date have made distinguishing themselves from him a priority.

MAGA Considers Implications

Trump suggests there could be a 'breaking point' for the public if he is imprisoned after hush money conviction

Former President Donald Trump on Sunday said he thinks there would be a "breaking point" for the public if he is sentenced to house arrest or imprisonment after he was found guilty on all counts in the criminal hush money trial against him.

GOP Stand By Democracy

Arkansas GOP Sen. Tom Cotton says he will accept 2024 election results

Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., on Sunday said that he would accept the 2024 election results and would vote to certify the results in 2025, just as he did in 2020.

Holy Land Diplomacy Hopes To Avoid Disappointment

US expects Israel will accept Gaza ceasefire plan if Hamas does

The White House believes Hamas has been weakened to a point that it cannot repeat the 7 October attack.

War In Europe Targets Far East

Zelenskyy urges top defense officials to attend upcoming summit on ending Russia's war on Ukraine

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy urged a group of top defense officials at Asia's premier security conference on Sunday to attend an upcoming conference on ending the Russian war on Ukraine.

Blame Game Theology?!?

Do Christians still harbor antisemitic beliefs?

With antisemitism now being openly celebrated (and, in some cases, nurtured) on some American college campuses and Congress debating fresh antisemitism legislation, it is timely to examine to what extent the religious teachings that brought about these positive developments in the last 70 years are still resonating with America's Christians.

Taste Of Good Life In The Dotte

Vaile Mansion 'preserves' history with Strawberry Fest

The Vaile Mansion Victorian Society hosted its annual Strawberry Festival on June 1 in the hopes of raising money to preserve and restore the mansion.

Katie's Sunday Roundup . . . 

Morning rain chances have fizzled out, leaving a partially cloudy day ahead

Sunday will have high temperatures around 83 degrees; Monday and Tuesday still come with storm chances.

And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.