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Local business owner Mike Darby was killed while walking his two dogs on along the trail on Thursday. (KCTV5) Local business owner Mike Darby was killed while walking his two dogs on along the trail on Thursday. (KCTV5)

City leaders talk plan for park safety as community remembers murdered business owner

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Indian Creek Trail is a popular walking and running trail for people living in the Kansas City area. However, police say four people have been attacked and killed near the trail within the past 10 months. Now, the city is working on a new plan to make parks and trails safer. 

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Viral Facebook games, quizzes could cost you money, sense of security

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Have you ever played one of those viral games or taken a quiz on Facebook? They’re addictive but also dangerous.

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UK investigates 'network' of alleged Manchester attackers Video included

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The government Tuesday night raised the threat to "critical", its highest level, following an emergency Cabinet session.

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False alarm: Braves say no emergency, just malfunction

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An alarm and an emergency message on a sign board during the Atlanta Braves game turned out to be a false alarm. More>>

Areas outside of arenas becoming a bigger priority

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Survivors of the suicide bombing that killed 22 people at a Manchester concert hall say security screening ahead of the Ariana Grande show was haphazard, but it is not clear if rigorous bag screening would have helped prevent the deaths. More>>

The Latest: President Trump arrives in Brussels

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President Donald Trump is at the Vatican to meet with Pope Francis, the famously humble pontiff with whom he has publicly clashed. More>>

5 Tips for a Healthy Vacation

To help protect your skin and eyes while outside, wear sunglasses, a hat, and broad spectrum sunscreen with an SPF of 15 or higher. (Photo: FDA) To help protect your skin and eyes while outside, wear sunglasses, a hat, and broad spectrum sunscreen with an SPF of 15 or higher. (Photo: FDA)

Planning your next beach vacation? While having fun in the sun, consider these five tips to make sure your trip is a healthy one.

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Man arrested after woman says he waived a gun at her during road rage incident

The suspect was arrested by the Shawnee Police Department on suspicion of aggravated assault. (KCTV5) The suspect was arrested by the Shawnee Police Department on suspicion of aggravated assault. (KCTV5)
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A man has been arrested after allegedly displaying a gun during a road rage incident involving a woman.

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Truck pulls down power lines in KCMO, closes highway

The truck’s tail snagged power lines, knocking them to the ground and dragging them for a short time. (KCTV5) The truck’s tail snagged power lines, knocking them to the ground and dragging them for a short time. (KCTV5)
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Part of a metro highway was closed early Wednesday morning after power lines were pulled onto the roadway by a truck.

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New Kidscape exhibit takes kids back in time in lessons about JOCO

Children will learn about life on the farm and what Johnson County, KS was like in the 1870s. (KCTV5) Children will learn about life on the farm and what Johnson County, KS was like in the 1870s. (KCTV5)
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A new exhibit at a metro museum is offering a creative way to learn about the history of Johnson County. The Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center, located at 87th Street and Metcalf Avenue, is welcoming several new exhibits, and one is offering a fun, blast from the past, history lesson.

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Lisa Teachman has your StormTrack5 forecast

Mostly to partly cloudy today. While a sprinkle cannot be ruled out this morning, there will be a better chance for a spotty shower or rumble this afternoon. Temperatures to start will be chilly in the upper 40s. By lunch, we'll see more showers start to blossom. 

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Mom confirms death of 15-year-old killed in Manchester bombing

Parents of 15-year-old Olivia Campbell confirmed their daughter's death Wednesday, May 24, 2017. (Source: CNN/ Charlotte Campbell) Parents of 15-year-old Olivia Campbell confirmed their daughter's death Wednesday, May 24, 2017. (Source: CNN/ Charlotte Campbell)
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Charlotte Campbell had been waiting by the phone for a day when she finally got the news she had been dreading -- her teenage daughter Olivia was among the 22 people killed in the bomb attack at an Ariana Grande concert in Britain

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New Kidscape exhibit takes kids back in time in lessons about JOCO

A new exhibit called Kidscape will open at the Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center on June 10. The exhibit will let kids travel back to the 1870s as they learn about the history of the county.

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New rat cafe is charging people to dine with friendly rodents

(Source: The San Francisco Dungeon Theater) (Source: The San Francisco Dungeon Theater)
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You've probably heard of cat cafes, where you can drink coffee and mingle with adorable kittens. Well, now there's something called a rat cafe featuring real-live rodents -- and it's opening this summer in California.

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VIDEO: Man arrested after mocking, punching man with cerebral palsy

Barry Baker, 29, was arrested on simple assault charges. (Source: West Chester Borough Police Department) Barry Baker, 29, was arrested on simple assault charges. (Source: West Chester Borough Police Department)
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Police arrested the man who mocked a victim's disability and sucker punched him in the face. 

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Surprise Squad: Viewers raise nearly $50,000 for Oak Grove

KCTV5 viewers helped the City of Oak Grove by raising nearly $50,000 in the aftermath of a tornado. 

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Stray bullet kills 7-year-old boy eating cake at kitchen table

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A 7-year-old boy was shot in the head by a stray bullet from a nearby fight as he played on his iPad and ate cake at his kitchen table, police said, 

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Mom who went to classes with quadriplegic son gets MBA

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A Southern California university has granted a surprise honorary degree to the mother of a quadriplegic student after she attended every class and took notes for him while he earned his MBA. More>>

Trump budget keeps pledges: Cuts for poor, more for military

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Trump administration sending Congress $4.1 trillion spending plan featuring deep cuts in safety net programs.

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Trump budget keeps pledges: Cuts for poor, more for military Video included

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Lawmakers from both parties have said major changes will be needed as the measure moves through Congress.

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The Latest: Investigators hunt for accomplices of bomber

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Pop group Take That says it is canceling its show in Liverpool, saying it is "out of respect to all of the people and their families that were affected by the horrific incident last night" in Manchester.. More>>

Clean up in Oak Grove continues weeks after tornado in Oak Grove

Surviving the tornado for some seems like the easy part. What came next was one obstacle after another. 

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A look back at the devastation in Oak Grove

As a line of storms moved through, we knew it was bad. But reality of the devastation set in when the sun rose the next morning. 

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Duffy beats Yanks for 2nd time in week as Royals win 6-2

Lorenzo Cain, Whit Merrifield and Mike Moustakas also homered late for the Royals, who went deep four times in a span of nine batters. (AP) Lorenzo Cain, Whit Merrifield and Mike Moustakas also homered late for the Royals, who went deep four times in a span of nine batters. (AP)
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NEW YORK (AP) — Danny Duffy beat the Yankees for the second time in a week and rookie Jorge Bonifacio capped a three-run, seventh-inning rally with a go-ahead, two-run homer that led the Kansas City Royals over New York 6-2 on Tuesday night. Lorenzo Cain, Whit Merrifield and Mike Moustakas also homered late for the Royals, who went deep four times in a span of nine batters. New York rookie Jordan Montgomery took a one-hit shutout and 2-0 lead into the ... More>>

Britain PM: another attack 'may be imminent'

Emergency services personnel speak to people outside Manchester Arena after reports of an explosion at the venue during an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester. (AP Photo) Emergency services personnel speak to people outside Manchester Arena after reports of an explosion at the venue during an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester. (AP Photo)

Prime Minister Theresa May says Britain's threat level from terrorism has been raised to critical — meaning an attack may be imminent. s...

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Alcoholics Anonymous sues for return of 12-step manuscript

(Broad Highway Publishing Co. via AP, File) (Broad Highway Publishing Co. via AP, File)

Alcoholics Anonymous is demanding the return of its 1939 original manuscript describing the "Twelve Step" program of recovery from alcoholism. 

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Blast from the past: Nokia’s classic phone makes epic return

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Rewind the clocks 17 years and the Nokia 3310 was the undisputed star of mobile phones. It was cool, it was hot and it was small - crucial factors in those days. It's now making a triumphant return to the phone market.

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Inside one of the wildest tornado-chasing days ever recorded

(Source: CNN) Matt Hunt snapped this photo just south of Dodge City, Kansas on May 24, 2016. As a child growing up in Indiana, tornadoes terrified Hunt but that fear turned into curiosity and fascination. "I'm in awe," said Hunt. (Source: CNN) Matt Hunt snapped this photo just south of Dodge City, Kansas on May 24, 2016. As a child growing up in Indiana, tornadoes terrified Hunt but that fear turned into curiosity and fascination. "I'm in awe," said Hunt.

In the world of storm chasers, May 24, 2016, inspires a near-universal fascination. On that day, the panoramic skies stretching over the Great Plains just outside of Dodge City, Kansas, became the backdrop for a dazzling tornado outbreak.

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Thousands of pages indicate years of abuse for Adrian Jones

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Newly released document show that Kansas received reports that a boy who ultimately was murdered and fed to pigs was being physically abused years before his death.

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Public voices opinion on new plan for Kansas City International Airport

The public is getting a chance to voice their opinion on the new plan for Kansas City International Airport. That plan involves a proposal by Burns and McDonnell to build a privately finance, single-terminal airport. 

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Trial begins for Tamika Pledger, former commissioner's candidate

A former candidate for commissioner in Wyandotte County is on trial for a crash that killed a teen. Tamika Pledger is charged with involuntary manslaughter. 

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Car crashes into duplex in Shawnee, no injuries reported

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Police are investigating after a vehicle crashed into a duplex at Caenen Lake Road in Shawnee.  No one was injured in the wreck.  It's unknown what led up to the crash.  Copyright 2017 KCTV (Meredith Corp.) All rights reserved. More>>

Kansas City police officers involved in wreck

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At least two police officers are involved in a wreck at 63rd and Prospect Avenue. 

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Rookie quarterback Patrick Mahomes center of attention at workouts

Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith. (KCTV5) Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith. (KCTV5)
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It’s hard not to pay attention to a first round draft pick especially when it’s quarterback Patrick Mahomes.

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Trump makes personal appeal to both sides for Mideast peace Video included

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President Donald Trump's first visit to Jerusalem as president is being overshadowed by reminders of tumult back home.

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Police release dash cam of Toni Anderson's traffic stop shortly before she drowned

The North Kansas City Police Department released dash camera video of Toni Anderson's traffic stop the night she drove into the Missouri River and drowned.

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Voters face deadline for Street Car expansion

Voters will have the final say if the streetcar is expanded down to UMKC. But they have to act fast if they want their voice heard. Tuesday is the final day to request a mail-in ballot.

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Shawnee Mission School District takes action on boundary proposals

The future of the Shawnee Mission School District was on the line tonight. 

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  • Duffy beats Yanks for 2nd time in week as Royals win 6-2

    Duffy beats Yanks for 2nd time in week as Royals win 6-2

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 10:38 PM EDT2017-05-24 02:38:48 GMT
    Lorenzo Cain, Whit Merrifield and Mike Moustakas also homered late for the Royals, who went deep four times in a span of nine batters. (AP)Lorenzo Cain, Whit Merrifield and Mike Moustakas also homered late for the Royals, who went deep four times in a span of nine batters. (AP)
    NEW YORK (AP) — Danny Duffy beat the Yankees for the second time in a week and rookie Jorge Bonifacio capped a three-run, seventh-inning rally with a go-ahead, two-run homer that led the Kansas City Royals over New York 6-2 on Tuesday night. Lorenzo Cain, Whit Merrifield and Mike Moustakas also homered late for the Royals, who went deep four times in a span of nine batters. New York rookie Jordan Montgomery took a one-hit shutout and 2-0 lead into the ...More >
    NEW YORK (AP) — Danny Duffy beat the Yankees for the second time in a week and rookie Jorge Bonifacio capped a three-run, seventh-inning rally with a go-ahead, two-run homer that led the Kansas City Royals over New York 6-2 on Tuesday night. Lorenzo Cain, Whit Merrifield and Mike Moustakas also homered late for the Royals, who went deep four times in a span of nine batters. New York rookie Jordan Montgomery took a one-hit shutout and 2-0 lead into the ...More >
  • Rookie quarterback Patrick Mahomes center of attention at workouts

    Rookie quarterback Patrick Mahomes center of attention at workouts

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 5:47 PM EDT2017-05-23 21:47:30 GMT
    Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith. (KCTV5)Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith. (KCTV5)

    It’s hard not to pay attention to a first round draft pick especially when it’s quarterback Patrick Mahomes.

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    It’s hard not to pay attention to a first round draft pick especially when it’s quarterback Patrick Mahomes.

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  • Prep standout Porter to join brother, dad, at Missouri

    Prep standout Porter to join brother, dad, at Missouri

    Prep basketball standout Jontay Porter has announced his intention to sign with Missouri, joining his older brother and father.

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    Prep basketball standout Jontay Porter has announced his intention to sign with Missouri, joining his older brother and father.

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