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Boy fends off would-be kidnapper with skateboard

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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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Businesses offering Memorial Day deals, discounts for servicemembers, veterans

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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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FORECAST: Memorial Day weekend could see record high temperatures

The hottest air so far in 2018 will arrive sending high temperatures into the 90s every day this weekend.

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Business owners in Independence, Spring Hill upset about repeated flooding

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Storms on Friday morning dumped heavy rain in spots and flooded several Independence businesses, but the owners say that's only part of the story and they're fed up.

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Intense morning rain causes floods, leaves thousands without power in Kansas City area

Harrisonville, MO, resident Linda Scott shared a photo of a rain gauge at her home holding nearly four inches of water. (Submitted/Linda Scott) Harrisonville, MO, resident Linda Scott shared a photo of a rain gauge at her home holding nearly four inches of water. (Submitted/Linda Scott)
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When it rains in Kansas City, sometimes it pours! It poured early Friday morning, raining so hard and so much that an area of US 24 Highway and Ralston Avenue in Independence flooded, again.

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Student says science teacher threw basketball at Indiana school shooter to stop him

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)
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A male student opened fire at a suburban Indianapolis middle school Friday morning, wounding another student and a teacher before being taken into custody, authorities said.

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How to make sure your air conditioner keeps working all summer

Here are some tips to make sure that your air conditioner keeps working all summer long.

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Youngest gorilla at Kansas City Zoo celebrates birthday

It's been a big week at the Kansas City Zoo. Today, the youngest female gorilla at the zoo celebrated her birthday. 

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30-year-old KC man charged in fatal shooting of woman after she left casino

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A 30-year-old Kansas City man faces murder and other felony charges in connection with the fatal shooting of Elaine M. Segovia.

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Body found is that of missing 5-year-old Wichita boy

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A small, decomposing body found under a bridge in rural central Kansas is that of 5-year-old Lucas Hernandez, a Wichita boy who has been missing since February.

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Police investigate crash at Kansas Speedway's main office

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

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Person charged in connection with KCK crash that killed 17-year-old

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On Thursday, a juvenile male was charged in connection with the death of Delicia Johnson, who was killed in a crash while standing near a vehicle. The individual was charged with one count of involuntary manslaughter and two counts of aggravated battery. Johnson was killed on May 12 on 67th Street near Georgia Avenue. A pickup truck was parked on the side of the street in the northbound lanes that night and Johnson was on the curb, trying to help people out of the truck when t... More>>

Former Kansas City Maverick will be a part of the Stanley Cup Final

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Former Kansas City Maverick Maxime Lagace and the Vegas Golden Knights will take on the Washington Capitals in the Stanley Cup Final, the best-of-seven series beginning Monday in Las Vegas.

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Frustration begins to emerge as special committee continues investigating Greitens

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The special Missouri House committee has been investigating for 88 days, the special session has lasted for a week, and frustration is starting to show on both sides. Most of the focus so far has been on the Governor’s extramarital affair and a charity donor list he’s accused of using for campaign purposes. However, Governor Eric Greitens is also involved in a lawsuit over his use of a message-deleting app called Confide. On Friday, the tension came to the top afte... More>>

Undefeated Notre Dame de Sion girls soccer team ranked No. 1 in nation

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A Kansas City high school is ranked No. 1 in the nation in girls soccer, according to USA Today, and the ranking is well-deserved.

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Missouri lawmakers subpoena Gov. Greitens to testify Video included

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Missouri lawmakers have subpoenaed Gov. Eric Greitens to testify before a special panel considering whether to try to impeach and remove him from office.

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BBQ fruit: How to do it up the right way

Grilled pineapple should become one of your everyday side dishes, it’s easy to do and people will rave at the results. Craig and Gay Jones joined us one final time to show us how to do it up the right way 

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New in theaters: Star Wars fans divided over 'Solo'

Star Wars fans are divided over the new movie “Solo” but it’s got Donald Glover making his Star Wars debut so how can you go wrong? Film critic Lonita Cook gives her review.

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Schlitterbahn opens for season despite audit’s findings

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On Friday, the controversial park where a little boy died opened for the season. 

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