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Jury convicts man for road rage shooting that killed 19-year-old taking girlfriend home from ultrasound

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A Jackson County jury has convicted a 46-year-old Independence man who was charged in connection with the road rage shooting that left a 19-year-old man dead last summer. Early on Saturday morning, the jury found John C. Young guilty on six of eight felony counts: involuntary manslaughter, unlawful use of a weapon, assault, tampering with physical evidence, and two counts of armed criminal action. Young will be sentenced at a later date. According to court records, Kansas City poli... More>>

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Missouri lawmakers weigh in on Governor Greitens being indicted

Greitens released a statement saying he made a mistake but "did not commit a crime." (St. Louis Police Department) Greitens released a statement saying he made a mistake but "did not commit a crime." (St. Louis Police Department)
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Lawmakers in Missouri are still grappling with the indictment handed down by a grand jury on Thursday, halting any forward progress for the 2018 legislative session.

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Cell phone dangers: Your smartphone could be damaging your skin

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Many people just can’t live without their cell phone, but when you use a cell phone, you have to be alert.

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Person of interest in Friday evening homicide turns himself in

The person of interest in connection with the homicide that happened in the area of 58th and Forest. (Via the KCPD) The person of interest in connection with the homicide that happened in the area of 58th and Forest. (Via the KCPD)
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The person of interest in a homicide that happened on Friday evening has turned himself in, according to the Kansas City Police Department. 

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Indictment of Missouri governor could have political ripples

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The indictment of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on felony invasion of privacy charges could have political implications beyond his office.

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Gov. Greitens declares state of emergency due to flood risk in southern Missouri

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In anticipation of a major storm system that could cause increased flooding throughout the southern part of Missouri, Governor Eric Greitens signed an executive order declaring a state of emergency and activating the resources of the Missouri National Guard.

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Two families connected by one heart

Two families are forever connected because of one heart and that connection was made three years ago.

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Man pleads guilty to charges stemming from road rage shooting in Shawnee

Keith Perisho's mugshot. (KCTV) Keith Perisho's mugshot. (KCTV)
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A man has pleaded guilty to charges that stemmed from a road rage shooting in Shawnee, Kansas in November of last year. 

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Mavericks honor Officer Thomas Wagstaff

The Kansas City Mavericks honored a hometown hero on Friday night. Officer Thomas Wagstaff was shot in the line of duty last March while responding to a call about a burglary. Here's how the team rallied around him last night.

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Intruders tie local man up, set his home on fire

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A Kansas City father said two suspects forced their way inside his home and tied him up before setting the family’s house on fire near Monroe Avenue and 114th Terrace.

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FORECAST: 1 more day of rain before sunny skies return to KC

Showers taper around sunset and much better days start tomorrow. 

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Early morning Grandview house fire sends 3 to the hospital

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The Grandview fire department is investigating an early morning house fire that sent three residents to the hospital.

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After Florida shooting, Kansas City-area schools report dozens of threats

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Several local schools had extra officers on hand this week investigating disturbing comments made on social media. This includes Kansas City, KS, Olathe, Lee's Summit, Shawnee Mission and Park Hill.

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TSA makes another change to their security procedures

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Passengers KCTV5 News spoke with said they don’t mind the inconvenience as long as it makes traveling safer.

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Chiefs to trade CB Marcus Peters to Rams

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The Chiefs are expected to trade cornerback Marcus Peters to the Los Angeles Rams.

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Man sentenced to 30 years in prison for raping girl younger than 14 years old

Richard T. Woodbridge. Richard T. Woodbridge.
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A man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison after he pleaded guilty on Friday to first-degree statutory rape of a girl younger than 14 years old.

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Vet Center helps connect veterans with resources throughout Kansas City

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The Vet Center hosted an open house at their office to help connect veterans with resources, education and other services. 

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Convicted Kansas City, KS child molester sentenced to three life sentences, plus 15 years

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A Jackson County judge sentenced a convicted child molester to three life sentences, plus 15 years.

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Former Ulta Beauty employee says she felt pressured to resell used products

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Popular personal products chain Ulta Beauty is accused of reselling used products. The rapidly-growing company with more than 1,000 stores in 48 states is facing two class-action lawsuits that claim employees repackage products that were damaged or returned and then put them back on shelves.

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Grounds of Gateway Arch get a new name

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The grounds of the Gateway Arch in St. Louis will now be officially known as The Gateway Arch National Park.

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Comedian, actor David Koechner will be grand marshal of this year's Kansas City St. Patrick's Day Parade

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Serving as grand marshal of this year's Kansas City St. Patrick's Day Parade is none other than actor and comedian David Koechner.

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2 men killed in small plane crash in southwest Kansas

The Kansas Highway Patrol says two men died when their plane crashed in southwest Kansas.

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  • Sailor in Critical Condition After Being Struck by Spinning Helicopter Blade at Camp Pendleton

    Sailor in Critical Condition After Being Struck by Spinning Helicopter Blade at Camp Pendleton

    Saturday, February 24 2018 4:17 PM EST2018-02-24 21:17:14 GMT
    (File photo of a UH-1Y Venom helicoptor)(File photo of a UH-1Y Venom helicoptor)
    (File photo of a UH-1Y Venom helicoptor)(File photo of a UH-1Y Venom helicoptor)

    A sailor remained in critical condition two days after being hospitalized with injuries sustained from a military helicopter at Camp Pendleton, base officials said Friday.

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    A sailor remained in critical condition two days after being hospitalized with injuries sustained from a military helicopter at Camp Pendleton, base officials said Friday.

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  • 'Notting Hill' actress Emma Chambers dies at 53

    'Notting Hill' actress Emma Chambers dies at 53

    Saturday, February 24 2018 2:56 PM EST2018-02-24 19:56:29 GMT
    In this file photo dated April 27, 1999, British actress Emma Chambers on the des carpet in London.In this file photo dated April 27, 1999, British actress Emma Chambers on the des carpet in London.
    In this file photo dated April 27, 1999, British actress Emma Chambers on the des carpet in London.In this file photo dated April 27, 1999, British actress Emma Chambers on the des carpet in London.

    Her agent John Grant said Saturday that the actress known for her roles in "The Vicar of Dibley" and "Notting Hill" had died of natural causes.

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    Her agent John Grant said Saturday that the actress known for her roles in "The Vicar of Dibley" and "Notting Hill" had died of natural causes.

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  • Report: School shooter describes emotional struggle in 911 call

    Report: School shooter describes emotional struggle in 911 call

    Saturday, February 24 2018 1:22 PM EST2018-02-24 18:22:04 GMT

    Nikolas Cruz had only recently moved in with a family friend weeks after his mother died when he reportedly called 911 to describe a tumultuous encounter with his new host.

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    Nikolas Cruz had only recently moved in with a family friend weeks after his mother died when he reportedly called 911 to describe a tumultuous encounter with his new host.

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  • Chiefs to trade CB Marcus Peters to Rams

    Chiefs to trade CB Marcus Peters to Rams

    The Chiefs are expected to trade cornerback Marcus Peters to the Los Angeles Rams, KCTV5 News has confirmed.

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    The Chiefs are expected to trade cornerback Marcus Peters to the Los Angeles Rams, KCTV5 News has confirmed.

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  • Chiefs to trade CB Marcus Peters to Rams

    Chiefs to trade CB Marcus Peters to Rams

    Friday, February 23 2018 5:27 PM EST2018-02-23 22:27:20 GMT

    The Chiefs are expected to trade cornerback Marcus Peters to the Los Angeles Rams.

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    The Chiefs are expected to trade cornerback Marcus Peters to the Los Angeles Rams.

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  • Missouri's Porter Jr. practices 3 months after back surgery

    Missouri's Porter Jr. practices 3 months after back surgery

    Friday, February 23 2018 3:11 PM EST2018-02-23 20:11:44 GMT
    Missouri's Michael Porter Jr. shoots baskets prior to the start of their NCAA college basketball game with Mississippi Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)Missouri's Michael Porter Jr. shoots baskets prior to the start of their NCAA college basketball game with Mississippi Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

    Missouri basketball coach Cuonzo Martin says freshman Michael Porter Jr. will return to practice on Friday, three months after back surgery.

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    Missouri basketball coach Cuonzo Martin says freshman Michael Porter Jr. will return to practice on Friday, three months after back surgery.

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