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Police investigating after man dies, car goes into house

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Police are investigating after a man was found dead and a vehicle went into a house.

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Early morning fire set to cover Lee's Summit burglary

The house in Lee's Summit was set on fire after a burglary in order to destroy evidence of the crime, according to authorities. (KCTV) The house in Lee's Summit was set on fire after a burglary in order to destroy evidence of the crime, according to authorities. (KCTV)
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Officials say a house fire that happened on Saturday morning was set on purpose to destroy evidence of a burglary that happened beforehand.

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Families who’ve lost loved ones to violence work to create memorial

A piece of concept art for the victims' memorial. (Submitted to KCTV) A piece of concept art for the victims' memorial. (Submitted to KCTV)
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Kansas City families who have lost loved ones to violence will soon have a way to remember them forever.

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Barbecue competition held to raise money for Officer Wagstaff

All the proceeds go to Wagstaff and his family. (KCTV) All the proceeds go to Wagstaff and his family. (KCTV)
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If you were anywhere near Harrisonville on Saturday, you may very well have been able to smell some serious barbecue that was being cooked to raise money for Officer Thomas Wagstaff.

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More than 10,000 were without power in Clay County on Sunday morning

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Fourteen thousand people were without power in Kansas City, this morning, according to Kansas City Power & Light. The majority of those were in Clay County.

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Person injured, trapped in car after rollover accident in Olathe

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One person is in serious condition following a two-vehicle accident in Olathe early Sunday morning.

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Ronelle Williams has your StormTrack5 Forecast

Our "fall feeling" continues Sunday with a chilly start in the 50s and highs around the upper 70s. A 10 percent chance for a sprinkle or two will be confined to the extreme south and west of the area. 

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Local Republicans hold annual picnic in Olathe

Local Republicans held the Annual Olathe Republican Party Picnic on Saturday. 

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Vargas earns 11th win as Royals top Blue Jays 3-2

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Jason Vargas picked up his major league-leading 11th victory as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2. More>>

Big Slick Weekend continues; celebrities make appearance in Overland Park

Big Slick weekend continued on Saturday with the stars making a morning appearance in Overland Park. 

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Backhoe on flatbed truck hits, damages Barry Road Bridge

A commercial vehicle has hit and damaged a bridge at Highway 169 and Barry Road.  (KCTV) A commercial vehicle has hit and damaged a bridge at Highway 169 and Barry Road.  (KCTV)
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A backhoe on a flatbed truck hit and damaged a bridge at Highway 169 and Barry Road, causing closures and traffic issues.

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McCaskill, locals weigh in on healthcare bill

McCaskill rallied healthcare providers, the elderly, and those with disabilities on Saturday. (KCTV) McCaskill rallied healthcare providers, the elderly, and those with disabilities on Saturday. (KCTV)
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Senator Claire McCaskill says that the Affordable Care Act isn't perfect, but she advocates for fixing it instead of replacing it with something she says will harm too many Americans.

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Shawnee man arrested after almost 2 months

Deontae Hooks' mugshot. (KCTV) Deontae Hooks' mugshot. (KCTV)
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A 25-year-old man has been arrested for crimes he committed on May 4, almost two months ago.

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Movie review: 'The Exception'

A new movie on the big screen serves up intrigue, espionage, and a bit of romance. Trey Hock with Scene Stealers reviews "The Exception" on KCTV5 News This Morning with Natalie Davis.

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Car found blocks away after carjacking in Raytown

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A car was found blocks away after it was stolen at gunpoint in Raytown in the area of 87th Street and James A. Reed Road.

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1 killed in wrong-way crash at I-635, Leavenworth Road

The scene of the crash as seen from a Kansas City Scout camera. (KCTV) The scene of the crash as seen from a Kansas City Scout camera. (KCTV)
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One person has been killed after being hit by an SUV that was going the wrong way on the interstate.

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Bomb threat closes Mizzou Recreation Center

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A bomb threat closed the Mizzou Recreation Center on Friday night.

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Raytown residents ask for more streetlights to prevent crime

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Rodney Lawson has spent his week replacing car windows because, a week ago, he was among the dozens of Raytown residents whose cars were broken into.

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$1,200 in equipment stolen from transitional housing nonprofit

The thief pulled up, broke into the shed and stole $1,200 in equipment. (KCTV) The thief pulled up, broke into the shed and stole $1,200 in equipment. (KCTV)
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A transitional housing facility that helps homeless people get back on their feet was targeted by thieves on Wednesday.

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Gov. Greitens orders flags to half-staff in Lafayette Co. to honor firefighter

Jeff Sanders. (KCTV) Jeff Sanders. (KCTV)
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Governor Eric Greitens has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff on Monday to honor a firefighter who passed away recently.

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Kansas City mom who attempted suicide charged in connection with 8-year-old son's death

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A Kansas City mother, who police say leaped into the Missouri River earlier this month trying to take her own life, is now charged in connection with her 8-year-old son's death.

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