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Local advocates want action on Kansas City priests accused of abuse

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Following a grand jury report in Pennsylvania accusing more than 300 priests of sexually abusing more than a 1,000 children, there are calls for the attorney generals in Missouri and Kansas to launch into allegations of abuse by the Catholic Church.

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Prairie Village homeowner says burglary suspect intentionally ran over dog

A Prairie Village burglary victim said the suspects who robbed his house ran over his 12-year-old dog as they fled. (Submitted) A Prairie Village burglary victim said the suspects who robbed his house ran over his 12-year-old dog as they fled. (Submitted)
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A Prairie Village burglary victim said the suspects who robbed his house ran over his 12-year-old dog as they fled. 

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Tick bites can lead to red meat allergy

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It is a rare disease, and it is life-changing, but if you are a meat eater, it's something you need to keep in the back of your head if you ever develop symptoms you just can’t find a cause for.

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Afghan forces free most hostages taken in new Taliban attack

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Afghan officials: Taliban take more than 100 people, including women and children, hostage in ambush in north. More>>

Pope: No effort spared to fight abuse, but offers no details Video included

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Pope Francis has issued a letter to Catholics around the world condemning the "crime" of priestly sexual abuse and cover-up and demanding accountability, in response to new revelations in the United States of decades of misconduct by the Catholic Church.

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StormTrack 5: A week of cooler weather ahead for Kansas City

Gary Amble says the heat eventually return, but you can keep the air conditioning off for a few more days. 

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"I'm mad as hell." Friends demand action after 67-year-old man killed in Kansas City

Friends for Morris "Mac" Clay broke down in tears on Monday as they gathered to honor the man who was shot and killed not far fromt he place he socialized with friends. (Emily Rittman/KCTV5) Friends for Morris "Mac" Clay broke down in tears on Monday as they gathered to honor the man who was shot and killed not far fromt he place he socialized with friends. (Emily Rittman/KCTV5)
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There is a call for action after someone shot and killed a 67-year-old man on a porch near 34th and Wabash late last week.  

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New Crossroads Preparatory Academy opens in downtown Kansas City

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A historic building in downtown Kansas City has been reborn for young people to chart their path for the future. 

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In win, Chiefs wide receiver Gehrig Dieter shines

While everyone is still talking about the 69-yard touchdown pass from Patrick Mahomes to Tyreek Hill, Chiefs fans might be quick to forget the play that actually gave them the lead against the Falcons.

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Watch: Nun throws perfect pitch at White Sox game

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Sister Mary Jo Sobieck took the mound over the weekend at the Chicago White Sox game and threw out what could only be described as the perfect pitch. 

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2 Kansas men die after golf cart collides with pickup truck

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The Dickinson County sheriff says two men are dead after a golf cart they were using collided with a pickup truck.

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Authorities searching for man who threatened to shoot President Trump

Shawn Richard Christy, 27, is on the run after making threats against President Trump last month according to the U.S. Marshals. (U.S. Marshals/CNN) Shawn Richard Christy, 27, is on the run after making threats against President Trump last month according to the U.S. Marshals. (U.S. Marshals/CNN)
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Law enforcement authorities are searching for a man who's suspected of threatening to shoot President Donald Trump.

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Brief Korean reunions bring tears for separated families Video included

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Most of the families were driven apart during the 1950-53 Korean War, which ended in a ceasefire, not a peace treaty, leaving the Korean Peninsula still in a technical state of war.

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New push in Kansas for expectant mothers to 'count the kicks'

Kick counting is not a new concept but there's a push in the state of Kansas to make sure every mom knows about it. 

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Two of NFL's six female trainers work for the Kansas City Chiefs

While we are watching the games, there's a lot going on behind the scenes for the Kansas City Chiefs. They are on the forefront of a movement in athletic training and making history.

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Silver Alert issued for missing 74-year-old man

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Police in Raymore have issued a Silver Alert for a missing 74-year-old man. 

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Colorado man charged with murder says wife killed daughters

This booking photo shows Christopher Watts. (Weld County Sheriff's Office) This booking photo shows Christopher Watts. (Weld County Sheriff's Office)
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A Colorado man told police that he killed his pregnant wife in "a rage" when he discovered she had strangled their two daughters after he sought a separation, according to an arrest affidavit released on Monday shortly after prosecutors charged the man with his family's murders.

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Illinois man accused of stabbing, strangling woman in Clinton, MO

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An Illinois man is accused of stabbing and nearly strangling a Clinton, MO woman to death.

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Longtime Kansas City store Bob Jones Shoes to close its doors

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A shopping fixture in the crossroads area will soon be selling its last pair of shoes.

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Do Your Job: Taking the creative world by storm with Pusateri Photo and Hello Big Idea

While cruising on the internet or social media there are all kinds of eye-popping photos! So, making sure your business stands out can take a lot of work. In this week's edition of Do Your Job, KCTV5's Gina Bullard joins the women of Pusateri Photo and Hello Big Idea who are taking the creative world by storm.

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Forecast: Storms to return Monday as temps stay below 80

We are keeping an eye on Live Power Doppler today with a 60-percent rain chance today. Better chances for rain will be this afternoon and this evening. It will be cool today with highs in the lower 70s.

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  • AP sources: Prosecutors preparing charges against Cohen

    AP sources: Prosecutors preparing charges against Cohen

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 3:00 AM EDT2018-08-21 07:00:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In a Monday, July 30, 2018 file photo, Michael Cohen, formerly a lawyer for President Trump, leaves his hotel, in New York. Attorney Barbara Jones revealed in a letter filed Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, in Manhattan fed...(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In a Monday, July 30, 2018 file photo, Michael Cohen, formerly a lawyer for President Trump, leaves his hotel, in New York. Attorney Barbara Jones revealed in a letter filed Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, in Manhattan fed...

    Two people familiar with the federal investigation of Michael Cohen say prosecutors are preparing criminal charges against the former Donald Trump lawyer that could be brought before the end of the month.

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    Two people familiar with the federal investigation of Michael Cohen say prosecutors are preparing criminal charges against the former Donald Trump lawyer that could be brought before the end of the month.

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  • Colorado man charged with murder says wife killed daughters

    Colorado man charged with murder says wife killed daughters

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 1:08 AM EDT2018-08-21 05:08:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Zalubowski). A photograph sits amid the tributes as they grow outside the home where a pregnant woman, Shanann Watts, and her two daughters, Bella and Celeste, lived Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Frederick, Colo. The woman's husband, Chri...(AP Photo/David Zalubowski). A photograph sits amid the tributes as they grow outside the home where a pregnant woman, Shanann Watts, and her two daughters, Bella and Celeste, lived Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Frederick, Colo. The woman's husband, Chri...
    Prosecutors have charged a Colorado man with murder in the deaths of his pregnant wife and their two young daughters.More >
    Prosecutors have charged a Colorado man with murder in the deaths of his pregnant wife and their two young daughters.More >
  • Day at the beach turns to panic, tragedy; married couple die

    Day at the beach turns to panic, tragedy; married couple die

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 12:20 AM EDT2018-08-21 04:20:30 GMT
    Four swimmers and a good Samaritan who also got caught in the current were pulled to safety, but a married couple died. (Source: Pixabay)Four swimmers and a good Samaritan who also got caught in the current were pulled to safety, but a married couple died. (Source: Pixabay)

    They came on a boat, Jet Skis and a paddleboard, but couldn't help 2 swimmers who died.

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    They came on a boat, Jet Skis and a paddleboard, but couldn't help 2 swimmers who died.

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  • In win, Chiefs wide receiver Gehrig Dieter shines

    In win, Chiefs wide receiver Gehrig Dieter shines

    While everyone is still talking about the 69-yard touchdown pass from Patrick Mahomes to Tyreek Hill, Chiefs fans might be quick to forget the play that actually gave them the lead against the Falcons.

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    While everyone is still talking about the 69-yard touchdown pass from Patrick Mahomes to Tyreek Hill, Chiefs fans might be quick to forget the play that actually gave them the lead against the Falcons.

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  • Two of NFL's six female trainers work for the Kansas City Chiefs

    Two of NFL's six female trainers work for the Kansas City Chiefs

    While we are watching the games, there's a lot going on behind the scenes for the Kansas City Chiefs. They are on the forefront of a movement in athletic training and making history.

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    While we are watching the games, there's a lot going on behind the scenes for the Kansas City Chiefs. They are on the forefront of a movement in athletic training and making history.

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  • White Sox erase 6-run deficit, rally for 7-6 win over Royals

    White Sox erase 6-run deficit, rally for 7-6 win over Royals

    Sunday, August 19 2018 6:22 PM EDT2018-08-19 22:22:45 GMT
    Kansas City starter Heath Fillmyer allowed just one hit in the first three innings, but then suddenly lost it. The right-hander faced six batters in the fourth and didn't record an out. (KCTV5)Kansas City starter Heath Fillmyer allowed just one hit in the first three innings, but then suddenly lost it. The right-hander faced six batters in the fourth and didn't record an out. (KCTV5)
    Kansas City starter Heath Fillmyer allowed just one hit in the first three innings, but then suddenly lost it. The right-hander faced six batters in the fourth and didn't record an out. (KCTV5)Kansas City starter Heath Fillmyer allowed just one hit in the first three innings, but then suddenly lost it. The right-hander faced six batters in the fourth and didn't record an out. (KCTV5)

    Omar Narvaez homered and drove in the go-ahead run with a single, Chicago relievers tossed seven scoreless innings and the White Sox rallied from a six-run deficit for a 7-6 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Sunday.

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    Omar Narvaez homered and drove in the go-ahead run with a single, Chicago relievers tossed seven scoreless innings and the White Sox rallied from a six-run deficit for a 7-6 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Sunday.

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