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Woman arrested in Lawrence homicide

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Virginia calf with prosthetic legs gets book deal

Hero the calf. Hero the calf.
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A special calf named 'Hero 'is back home in Virginia after getting two prosthetics legs. More>>

W. Africa Ebola outbreak tops 700 deaths

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Security forces went house-to-house in Sierra Leone's capital Thursday looking for Ebola patients and others exposed to the disease as the death toll from the worst recorded outbreak in history surpassed 700 in West... More>>

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KCTV5 News and KSMO-TV are partnering with The Salvation Army for "S.O.S Supply Our Students." The event is a back-to-school drive for families in need in the Kansas City area. More>>

Liberty Memorial visitors not happy with grass' condition after event

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Liberty Memorial officials are calling the recent Fiery Stick event one of the most successful they've ever hosted, but some who use the park aren't happy with the condition of the grass after it was all said and done. More>>

Kansas City Council considers banning open carry

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Kansas City is looking at considering a new law that would ban people from openly carrying firearms in the city limits. More>>

Faces of Kansas City: Pianist's goal is to keep jazz thriving in KC

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He's been a fixture on the Kansas City jazz scene for more than two decades. More>>

Rare sheep-goat hybrid born at petting zoo Video included

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A rare sheep-goat hybrid was born at a petting zoo in Arizona.

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Crowd cheers as Orlando Bloom takes swing at Justin Bieber

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A crowd cheered early Wednesday as actor Orlando Bloom took a swing at singer Justin Bieber during a heated exchange outside a popular nightclub in Spain. More>>

Blogger gets fired from language school for 'homophones'

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Tim Torkildson says he was fired from an English language learning center in Utah for writing a blog about homophones.

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FBI investigating body found at Stockton Lake cove

Federal investigators are looking into the death of an unidentified man whose body was found at a southwest Missouri lake. More>>

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Couple married 62 years die just hours apart

A California couple married for 62 years died just the way they lived, together. Their story reads like a Hollywood movie, but their love was real.

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MI teen texts 'I'm about to be abducted,' found dead

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The body of 14-year-old April Milsap was found last week near a trail in the Detroit suburb of Armada. She had last been seen walking in that area.

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Canadian teen builds backyard roller coaster dubbed 'The Minotaur'

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A Canadian teen and aspiring engineer build a roller coaster in his parents backyard. A creation which took four years to build and named 'The Minotaur.' More>>

The 5 'worst' consumer complaints

From "grandparent scams" to fraudulent investments, schemes targeting the elderly are by far the worst. More>>

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Construction trucks rattle Lee's Summit neighbors

You've been sharing the biggest gripes about your commute, and we're going out and getting answers. This time, the rumble of big rigs has people grumbling in one part of the metro.

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Justin Timberlake wows fans at Sprint Center

Justin Timberlake has his second concert at the sprint center Thursday. Fans packed the facility Wednesday night to see the superstar. The concert starts at 8 p.m., and there are just a few tickets left.

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Ax flies from truck, smashes car windshield Video included

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A woman narrowly misses getting hit with an ax that flew off a landscaper’s truck. 

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Man, grandson dead after more than 90 shots fired at home Video included

Three people were killed and three Cumberland County Sheriff's deputies were injured in a shooting just outside Fayetteville. Three people were killed and three Cumberland County Sheriff's deputies were injured in a shooting just outside Fayetteville.
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Three people were killed, including the suspected gunman, when a man fired more than 90 rounds at a home just outside of Fayetteville. More>>

Local airman reunited with dogs after deployment Video included

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Many military men and women are often forced to give away their pets when they deploy. However, there's a program helping to make sure that doesn't happen. More>>

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What are Nikita and Berlin up to today at the Kansas City Zoo? Find out here in this live polar-bear camera. The free, online viewing allows anyone to watch Nikita and Berlin up close from their computer.
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  • Congress races to finish VA, highway bills

    Congress races to finish VA, highway bills

    Thursday, July 31 2014 5:23 PM EDT2014-07-31 21:23:02 GMT
    Congress is racing to wrap up legislation addressing chronic problems at the Veterans Affairs Department and a shortfall in highway money ahead of its five-week summer break.More >
    Congress ran full-tilt into election-year gridlock over immigration Thursday and staggered toward a five-week summer break with no agreement in sight on legislation to cope with the influx of young immigrants.More >
  • Report: CIA officers read Senate emails

    Report: CIA officers read Senate emails

    Thursday, July 31 2014 4:51 PM EDT2014-07-31 20:51:44 GMT
    CIA Director John Brennan is apologizing to Senate intelligence committee leaders after his inspector general found that CIA employees acted improperly when the CIA searched Senate computers earlier this year.More >
    CIA officers improperly accessed Senate computers, read the emails of Senate staff, and exhibited a "lack of candor" when interviewed by agency investigators, according to a declassified CIA inspector general's report.More >
  • Investigators reach Ukraine jet wreckage site

    Investigators reach Ukraine jet wreckage site

    Thursday, July 31 2014 4:50 PM EDT2014-07-31 20:50:44 GMT
    An international team of investigators in eastern Ukraine on Thursday reached the crash site of the Malaysia Airline Flight 17 for the first time.More >
    As mortar fire landed nearby, an international team of investigators finally reached the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 wreckage site Thursday and got their first look at a scene experts fear has been badly compromised in the...More >
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