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Kansas City, Kan., police are investigating a death discovered at 5 a.m. Aug. 24 in the 3000 block of Lafayette Avenue.

A resident called police about a man who was unresponsive at the location, a police spokesman said.

When they arrived, officers found the man and confirmed he was deceased, the spokesman said.

At this time, his identity and cause of death are not known, although there are no signs of foul play, the police spokesman said.

The identity of the resident will be released when there is positive identification and family notification.

The Kansas City, Kan., Police Department’s Major Case Unit is investigating. Anyone with information may call the TIPS hotline at 816-474-TIPS.

After some morning thunderstorms, the forecast today calls for another round of strong storms, mainly north of the Missouri River, according to the National Weather Service.

The threat for severe weather ramps up after 4 p.m. and should last into the late evening, the weather service said.

The active pattern will continue through the late part of the week and into the weekend, according to the weather service.

Prolonged rainfall over the area could result in high rainfall amount, several inches in some areas, through the weekend. River flooding and flash flood is possible in some areas.

There is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms mainly after 2 p.m. today, the weather service said. The high will be near 88, and the heat index as high as 95. A south southeast wind of 6 to 13 mph will become southwest in the afternoon.

Tonight, there is a 70 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, according to the weather service. The low will be around 69, with a southwest wind of 5 to 7 mph. Between three-quarters and one inch of rain is possible.

Thursday, there is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, the weather service said. The high will be near 81, and a light and variable wind will become north 5 to 8 mph in the morning.

Thursday night, there is a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, according to the weather service. The low will be around 65. A north northeast wind will be 5 to 8 mph. Between a quarter and half-inch of rain is possible.

Friday, a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms is in the forecast, according to the weather service. The high will be near 80, with an east northeast wind of 6 to 9 mph.

Friday night, there is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, the weather service said. The low will be around 69.

Saturday, expect a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high of 84, according to the weather service.

Saturday night, the chance of precipitation is 40 percent, with showers and thunderstorms in the forecast, according to the weather service. The low will be around 69.

Sunday’s forecast is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms with a high near 84, the weather service said.

Sunday night, there is a 40 percent chance of precipitation with a low of 69, according to the weather service.

For weather updates, visit www.weather.gov or listen to a weather radio.

National Weather Service graphic
National Weather Service graphic

Rainfall through Thursday night. (National Weather Service graphic)
Rainfall through Thursday night. (National Weather Service graphic)

A flash flood watch is in effect through Thursday for an area north of Wyandotte County. (National Weather Service graphic)
A flash flood watch is in effect through Thursday for an area north of Wyandotte County. (National Weather Service graphic)

While the Kansas City T-Bones are playing at Gary SouthShore on Saturday, Aug. 27, a different sport will be seen at CommunityAmerica Ballpark, as the stadium will be the site of Metro Pro Wrestling matches that night.

WWE Hall of Famer “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan and former WWE-ECW superstar Tommy Dreamer are two of the big names scheduled to appear.

Duggan will be competing in a tag team match, while Dreamer will be in a “Falls Count Anywhere in the Ballpark” match. The rest of the card consists of professional wrestlers from Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Oklahoma and South Dakota, including Derek Stone, “The Fittest Wrestler in the World” Mark Sterling, “Yoga Monster” Mike Sydal, Ace Steel, Redwing, Devin Thomas, The Commission, Kobra Kai Dojo, The Riegel Twins, and “Lovely” Lucy Mendez.

Before the first bell, which is set for 7 p.m., fans will get the opportunity to meet Dreamer, “Hacksaw” Duggan and the rest of the stars at 5 p.m. Fans will also be able to take pictures and receive autographs with the wrestlers.

Time Warner Cable SportsChannel will record the show for future use.

General admission tickets are $16, limited front-row reserved seats for $22 and a limited number of ringside seats with food service for $30. Tickets for children ages 5-12 years old are $11, and younger than 5 years old can enter for free.

There will be a pre-show VIP meet-and-greet with the wrestlers for an additional charge. Tickets can be purchased at the Providence Medical Center Box Office at CommunityAmerica Ballpark, by calling 913-328-5618 or online at tbonesbaseball.com.

Tonight, the T-Bones are playing the Laredo Lemurs at 7:05 p.m. at CommunityAmerica Ballpark.

– Story from T-Bones