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  • 1 killed, 1 injured in early morning shooting in KC

    1 killed, 1 injured in early morning shooting in KC

    Sunday, May 27 2018 11:03 AM EDT2018-05-27 15:03:56 GMT
    Sunday, May 27 2018 11:03 AM EDT2018-05-27 15:03:56 GMT
    (KCTV5)(KCTV5)
    The area where the shooting happened. (KCTV5)The area where the shooting happened. (KCTV5)

    The police are investigating a double shooting that killed one person in Kansas City early on Sunday.

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    The police are investigating a double shooting that killed one person in Kansas City early on Sunday.

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  • 'Free,’ 'Good home only' written across body of abandoned dog

    'Free,’ 'Good home only' written across body of abandoned dog

    Saturday, May 26 2018 11:56 PM EDT2018-05-27 03:56:19 GMT
    (Photo: Brittany May, Facebook/WKRC)(Photo: Brittany May, Facebook/WKRC)

    A dog in Ohio is looking for a new home after someone wrote “free” and “good home only” across its body in permanent marker before abandoning it in a park.

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    A dog in Ohio is looking for a new home after someone wrote “free” and “good home only” across its body in permanent marker before abandoning it in a park.

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  • Boy fends off would-be kidnapper with skateboard

    Boy fends off would-be kidnapper with skateboard

    Friday, May 25 2018 5:57 PM EDT2018-05-25 21:57:38 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 6:51 PM EDT2018-05-25 22:51:32 GMT

    A boy's parents are grateful their son is safe after he was able to fend off a man who was attempting to kidnap him.

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    A boy's parents are grateful their son is safe after he was able to fend off a man who was attempting to kidnap him.

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  • Kansas City police investigating homicide

    Kansas City police investigating homicide

    Saturday, May 26 2018 9:27 PM EDT2018-05-27 01:27:08 GMT
    Sunday, May 27 2018 12:09 PM EDT2018-05-27 16:09:26 GMT
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    The Kansas City police are investigating a homicide that happened on Saturday afternoon.

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    The Kansas City police are investigating a homicide that happened on Saturday afternoon.

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  • More than 200 headstones spray painted with swastikas, man arrested

    More than 200 headstones spray painted with swastikas, man arrested

    Saturday, May 26 2018 9:42 PM EDT2018-05-27 01:42:34 GMT
    More than 200 headstones at the Sunset Hills Cemetery near St. Louis were spray painted with images of swastikas. (KMOV)More than 200 headstones at the Sunset Hills Cemetery near St. Louis were spray painted with images of swastikas. (KMOV)

    A cemetery that is home to more than 1,300 military veterans in an area near St. Louis was targeted by vandals just two days before Memorial Day.

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    A cemetery that is home to more than 1,300 military veterans in an area near St. Louis was targeted by vandals just two days before Memorial Day.

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  • Olathe police looking for vehicle after shots are fired following altercation

    Olathe police looking for vehicle after shots are fired following altercation

    Sunday, May 27 2018 11:16 AM EDT2018-05-27 15:16:23 GMT
    Sunday, May 27 2018 11:16 AM EDT2018-05-27 15:16:23 GMT
    (The Olathe Police Department)(The Olathe Police Department)
    (The Olathe Police Department)(The Olathe Police Department)
    The Olathe Police Department is looking for a vehicle connected to suspects involved in an armed disturbance. The incident happened at 11:58 p.m. on Saturday in the 500 block of E. Santa Fe. Witnesses said there was an altercation between two groups in a parking lot and then several shots were fired. No one reported being injured. A nearby business and vehicle were damaged by the gunfire, however. The suspects possibly left the area in a white, four-door vehicle. A picture of that...More >
    The Olathe Police Department is looking for a vehicle connected to suspects involved in an armed disturbance. The incident happened at 11:58 p.m. on Saturday in the 500 block of E. Santa Fe. Witnesses said there was an altercation between two groups in a parking lot and then several shots were fired. No one reported being injured. A nearby business and vehicle were damaged by the gunfire, however. The suspects possibly left the area in a white, four-door vehicle. A picture of that...More >
  • 2 local women killed in crash in Oklahoma

    2 local women killed in crash in Oklahoma

    Sunday, May 27 2018 3:11 PM EDT2018-05-27 19:11:48 GMT
    Sunday, May 27 2018 3:11 PM EDT2018-05-27 19:11:48 GMT
    (AP)(AP)
    (AP)(AP)
    Two local 25-year-old women died in a crash in Oklahoma on Saturday morning. The crash happened at about 7:15 a.m. on US-69 just north of Durant, Oklahoma. A 35-year-old man from Overland Park was driving a 2009 Chevrolet Malibu southbound and was behind a semi-truck when it hit the semi and rolled over into the median. Jamesha Brooks from Overland Park and Maurtica Britt from Kansas City, Kansas died at the scene. Both women were 25 years old. A 5-year-old girl and a 3-year-old b...More >
    Two local 25-year-old women died in a crash in Oklahoma on Saturday morning. The crash happened at about 7:15 a.m. on US-69 just north of Durant, Oklahoma. A 35-year-old man from Overland Park was driving a 2009 Chevrolet Malibu southbound and was behind a semi-truck when it hit the semi and rolled over into the median. Jamesha Brooks from Overland Park and Maurtica Britt from Kansas City, Kansas died at the scene. Both women were 25 years old. A 5-year-old girl and a 3-year-old b...More >
  • 18-year-old from Independence killed, 4 injured in crash near Sweet Springs

    18-year-old from Independence killed, 4 injured in crash near Sweet Springs

    Saturday, May 26 2018 12:27 PM EDT2018-05-26 16:27:42 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 1:48 PM EDT2018-05-26 17:48:44 GMT
    File photo. (AP)File photo. (AP)

    One young person from Independence was killed and four were injured in a crash in Saline County, Missouri near Sweet Springs shortly after midnight on Saturday.

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    One young person from Independence was killed and four were injured in a crash in Saline County, Missouri near Sweet Springs shortly after midnight on Saturday.

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  • Seven easy mistakes could alter blood pressure readings

    Seven easy mistakes could alter blood pressure readings

    Saturday, May 26 2018 11:51 PM EDT2018-05-27 03:51:06 GMT
    (Meredith)(Meredith)
    (Meredith)(Meredith)

    Nobody wants to have high blood pressure, but some people are being misdiagnosed with elevated pressure because of these simple mistakes.

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    Nobody wants to have high blood pressure, but some people are being misdiagnosed with elevated pressure because of these simple mistakes.

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  • No amount of bacon or alcohol is safe, World Cancer Research Fund says

    No amount of bacon or alcohol is safe, World Cancer Research Fund says

    Friday, May 25 2018 9:11 PM EDT2018-05-26 01:11:52 GMT
    Sliced bacon is displayed for sale at a market in Washington, Thursday, April 24, 2014. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)Sliced bacon is displayed for sale at a market in Washington, Thursday, April 24, 2014. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

    Want to reduce your risk of cancer by 40 percent? Stop eating bacon (and all processed meat) and drinking alcohol, according to a new set of health guidelines.

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    Want to reduce your risk of cancer by 40 percent? Stop eating bacon (and all processed meat) and drinking alcohol, according to a new set of health guidelines.

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  • Injured teacher out of hospital after stopping Indiana middle school shooting

    Injured teacher out of hospital after stopping Indiana middle school shooting

    Sunday, May 27 2018 7:31 AM EDT2018-05-27 11:31:43 GMT
    Jason Seaman is being called a hero after he charged the student who fired gunshots into a classroom. (SUIC Athletics Twitter)Jason Seaman is being called a hero after he charged the student who fired gunshots into a classroom. (SUIC Athletics Twitter)

    An Indiana science teacher was released from a hospital a day after he was shot while tackling an armed student inside his classroom. He is now being called a hero for his courageous act.

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    An Indiana science teacher was released from a hospital a day after he was shot while tackling an armed student inside his classroom. He is now being called a hero for his courageous act.

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  • Police investigate crash at Kansas Speedway's main office

    Police investigate crash at Kansas Speedway's main office

    Friday, May 25 2018 6:10 PM EDT2018-05-25 22:10:50 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 8:43 PM EDT2018-05-27 00:43:13 GMT
    (Chopper5)(Chopper5)

    The authorities are investigating a serious injury accident that happened in the area of 110th and Village West Parkway, near I-70.

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    The authorities are investigating a serious injury accident that happened in the area of 110th and Village West Parkway, near I-70.

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  • Man dies after crashing into house in Independence

    Man dies after crashing into house in Independence

    Saturday, May 26 2018 5:16 PM EDT2018-05-26 21:16:47 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 5:16 PM EDT2018-05-26 21:16:47 GMT
    (AP)(AP)
    (AP)(AP)
    A 52-year-old man has died following a crash that happened in Independence on Saturday morning. The crash happened at 11:10 a.m. near 35th Street and Crane. The man was driving a 2001 Hyundai Santa Fe south on Crane Street when he veered off the road and hit a house. That man was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. The residents were at home at the time and not injured. The crash is still being investigated. Copyright 2018 KCTV (Meredith Corp.) All rights res...More >
    A 52-year-old man has died following a crash that happened in Independence on Saturday morning. The crash happened at 11:10 a.m. near 35th Street and Crane. The man was driving a 2001 Hyundai Santa Fe south on Crane Street when he veered off the road and hit a house. That man was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. The residents were at home at the time and not injured. The crash is still being investigated. Copyright 2018 KCTV (Meredith Corp.) All rights res...More >
  • Guatemalan woman, 20, shot dead by US Border Patrol; officials change story

    Guatemalan woman, 20, shot dead by US Border Patrol; officials change story

    Sunday, May 27 2018 8:49 AM EDT2018-05-27 12:49:49 GMT
    Dominga Vicente shows a photo of her niece Claudia Gomez Gonzalez during a press conference in Guatemala City on May 25, 2018. Gomez Gonzalez was allegedly shot and killed by a U.S. border patrol agent. (JOHAN ORDONEZ/AFP/Getty Images)Dominga Vicente shows a photo of her niece Claudia Gomez Gonzalez during a press conference in Guatemala City on May 25, 2018. Gomez Gonzalez was allegedly shot and killed by a U.S. border patrol agent. (JOHAN ORDONEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

    Claudia Patricia Gomez Gonzalez traveled 1,500 miles to the United States, hoping to find a job and a better future, according to her family.

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    Claudia Patricia Gomez Gonzalez traveled 1,500 miles to the United States, hoping to find a job and a better future, according to her family.

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  • Local church faces expense of repairing stolen, damaged van

    Local church faces expense of repairing stolen, damaged van

    Saturday, May 26 2018 6:50 PM EDT2018-05-26 22:50:50 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 8:55 PM EDT2018-05-27 00:55:35 GMT
    (KCTV)(KCTV)

    A small church in Kansas City is facing a big expense after someone stole their church van.

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    A small church in Kansas City is facing a big expense after someone stole their church van.

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  • Person seriously injured in KCK stabbing

    Person seriously injured in KCK stabbing

    Sunday, May 27 2018 1:07 PM EDT2018-05-27 17:07:47 GMT
    Sunday, May 27 2018 1:07 PM EDT2018-05-27 17:07:47 GMT
    File photo. (AP)File photo. (AP)
    File photo. (AP)File photo. (AP)

    One person sustained life-threatening injuries when they were stabbed in Kansas City, Kansas on Friday night. 

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    One person sustained life-threatening injuries when they were stabbed in Kansas City, Kansas on Friday night. 

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  • Motorcyclist dies in crash in Harrison County, Missouri

    Motorcyclist dies in crash in Harrison County, Missouri

    Sunday, May 27 2018 12:48 PM EDT2018-05-27 16:48:18 GMT
    Sunday, May 27 2018 12:48 PM EDT2018-05-27 16:48:18 GMT
    (AP)(AP)
    (AP)(AP)
    A man was killed in a crash in Harrison County six miles north of Bethany, Missouri on Saturday afternoon. Jerald R. McDaniel, 38, was headed south on I-35 shortly after 4:30 p.m. when the motorcycle he was driving began skidding, overturned, and crossed the center line.  McDaniel was thrown from the motorcycle and landed on the eastern side of the highway. The motorcycle landed on the western side. McDaniel was declared dead at the scene. Copyright 2018 KCTV (Meredith Corp.)...More >
    A man was killed in a crash in Harrison County six miles north of Bethany, Missouri on Saturday afternoon. Jerald R. McDaniel, 38, was headed south on I-35 shortly after 4:30 p.m. when the motorcycle he was driving began skidding, overturned, and crossed the center line.  McDaniel was thrown from the motorcycle and landed on the eastern side of the highway. The motorcycle landed on the western side. McDaniel was declared dead at the scene. Copyright 2018 KCTV (Meredith Corp.)...More >
  • Businesses offering Memorial Day deals, discounts for servicemembers, veterans

    Businesses offering Memorial Day deals, discounts for servicemembers, veterans

    Friday, May 25 2018 6:44 PM EDT2018-05-25 22:44:24 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 8:13 PM EDT2018-05-26 00:13:47 GMT

    It’s Memorial Day weekend, and many businesses are showing appreciation for active duty military members and veterans, as well as their families, by offering special deals and discounts.

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    It’s Memorial Day weekend, and many businesses are showing appreciation for active duty military members and veterans, as well as their families, by offering special deals and discounts.

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  • US lost track of 1,500 immigrant children, but says it's not 'legally responsible'

    US lost track of 1,500 immigrant children, but says it's not 'legally responsible'

    Saturday, May 26 2018 7:26 PM EDT2018-05-26 23:26:43 GMT
    The federal government has placed thousands of unaccompanied immigrant children in the homes of sponsors, but last year it couldn't account for nearly 1,500 of them. (AFP/Getty Images via CNN)The federal government has placed thousands of unaccompanied immigrant children in the homes of sponsors, but last year it couldn't account for nearly 1,500 of them. (AFP/Getty Images via CNN)
    The federal government has placed thousands of unaccompanied immigrant children in the homes of sponsors, but last year it couldn't account for nearly 1,500 of them. (AFP/Getty Images via CNN)The federal government has placed thousands of unaccompanied immigrant children in the homes of sponsors, but last year it couldn't account for nearly 1,500 of them. (AFP/Getty Images via CNN)

    The federal government has placed thousands of unaccompanied immigrant children in the homes of sponsors, but last year it couldn't account for nearly 1,500 of them.

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    The federal government has placed thousands of unaccompanied immigrant children in the homes of sponsors, but last year it couldn't account for nearly 1,500 of them.

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  • 1 shot, injured on Friday night in Shawnee

    1 shot, injured on Friday night in Shawnee

    Saturday, May 26 2018 11:20 AM EDT2018-05-26 15:20:41 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 11:20 AM EDT2018-05-26 15:20:41 GMT
    File photo. (AP)File photo. (AP)
    File photo. (AP)File photo. (AP)

    The authorities are investigating someone was shot and injured on Friday night in Shawnee. 

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    The authorities are investigating someone was shot and injured on Friday night in Shawnee. 

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