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KCPD investigating homicide on Wabash Avenue

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A man has died after being shot in the 3300 block of Wabash Avenue and detectives are looking for a green 1999 Honda sedan with dark or tinted windows.

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Surprise Squad takes local teachers on a shopping spree

The Surprise Squad is back, and this time Erin Little is surprising two local teachers with a shopping spree to help get their classrooms ready for the school year.

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Saudi Arabia prepares for the annual Muslim hajj pilgrimage

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Saudi Arabia is preparing to host the annual hajj pilgrimage beginning Sunday, as over 1.6 million Muslim faithful from abroad have arrived in the ultraconservative kingdom. More>>

Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan dies at age 80 Video included

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Kofi Annan, one of the world's most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nations who rose through its ranks to become the first black African secretary-general, has died.

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Person in custody after firing shots near golf course

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Someone was taken into custody after firing shots near a golf course in Mission Hills early on Saturday.

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Movie review: 'McQueen'

On KCTV5 News This Morning, Trey Hock from Scene Stealers reviews McQueen, which is about the fashion designer Alexander McQueen.

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FORECAST: Saturday to stay dry, rain to return Sunday

Get those outdoor chores done today. Rain is on the way by the end of the weekend.

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How to prevent back-to-school sports injuries

It's back-to-school time, but that also means it's back to competitive sports. Here's how to make sure your athlete doesn't get injured at the start of the season. 

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Men help woman trapped, injured by riding lawnmower

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A normal day at work for those at Gravatt Waste Solutions took a left when a someone started frantically screaming for help at a house nearby.

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Man charged in connection with shooting that injured 4-year-old

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A man has been charged for a shooting at a KC gas station in June that hurt a 4-year-old boy.

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Targeted treatment aims to stop cancer

Right now clinical trials for metastatic breast cancer are creating waves of hope. 

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Mormons don't want you calling them Mormons anymore

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is embarking on a rebranding effort of sorts. (George Frey/Getty Images via CNN) The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is embarking on a rebranding effort of sorts. (George Frey/Getty Images via CNN)
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From now on, the church prefers that people use the church's full name, and when a shortened reference is needed, to just use "the Church" or "Church of Jesus Christ."

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Woman dies in crash in Lafayette County

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A woman was killed in a crash in Lafayette County on Thursday afternoon.

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Johnson Co. woman back in jail for stealing clothes

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A Johnson County housewife who spent time in jail for stealing more than $100,000 worth of clothes has struck again and is back in handcuffs.

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KCK police looking for missing 74-year-old man

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The Kansas City, Kansas Police Department is asking for the public's help finding a missing 74-year-old man. 

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Woman dies following shooting near I-470 and View High Drive in KC

The shooting happened about 10:30 p.m. in the area of View High Drive and Interstate 470. (KCTV5) The shooting happened about 10:30 p.m. in the area of View High Drive and Interstate 470. (KCTV5)
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The authorities have identified a woman who died after being shot late on Thursday night.

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Independents clinch November ballot access

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The Independent ticket of Greg Orman and Sen. John Doll clinched access to the general election ballot on Friday.

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Postal worker finds large snake on Overland Park mailbox

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On Friday, the Overland Park Police Department said that a postal worker found a red-tailed boa on someone's mailbox. 

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FBI seeks man who may know identity of child who was sexually assaulted

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The FBI is asking for the public’s help identifying a man who may have information about the identity of a child who is the victim in an ongoing sexual exploitation case.

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Police arrest Gardner man accused of sodomizing child under the age of 14

Kane Kidd, 21, of Gardner, KS, was arrested Thursday and has been charged with felony aggravated criminal sodomy. (Johnson County Jail) Kane Kidd, 21, of Gardner, KS, was arrested Thursday and has been charged with felony aggravated criminal sodomy. (Johnson County Jail)
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Authorities in Johnson County have arrested a man accused of sodomizing a child at some point over a three year period.

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How to save money when using a moving company

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It’s no secret that moving is expensive. However, there is a way to get your things out of your current home and into your new place without dropping a ton of cash.

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Johnson County Sheriff thankful for donation of remote deployment system for K-9 vehicles

The department says the devices will be installed in the vehicles for K-9 Marko and K-9 Bono. (Facebook/Johnson County, KS Sheriff's Office) The department says the devices will be installed in the vehicles for K-9 Marko and K-9 Bono. (Facebook/Johnson County, KS Sheriff's Office)
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The Johnson County Sheriff's Office is thanking a pair of charitable organizations for a recent donation to their K-9 unit.

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Johnson County schools partner with mental health department to combat teen suicide

So far, the department and the superintendents have had multiple meetings and have acknowledged that there is a problem and that the policies previously in place are not working. (CBS) So far, the department and the superintendents have had multiple meetings and have acknowledged that there is a problem and that the policies previously in place are not working. (CBS)
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The 2017-2018 school year was a tough one for teen suicides in Johnson County, KS. As a new school year gets underway, school leaders are doing something different to fight the growing problem.

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  • Chiefs offensive line has crucial job in protecting Pat

    Chiefs offensive line has crucial job in protecting Pat

    Friday, August 17 2018 11:03 AM EDT2018-08-17 15:03:33 GMT
    The returns from their preseason opener last week were mixed - Mahomes took far too many shots in the short time he was in the game - and injuries could cripple an otherwise stable bunch. (AP)The returns from their preseason opener last week were mixed - Mahomes took far too many shots in the short time he was in the game - and injuries could cripple an otherwise stable bunch. (AP)
    The returns from their preseason opener last week were mixed - Mahomes took far too many shots in the short time he was in the game - and injuries could cripple an otherwise stable bunch. (AP)The returns from their preseason opener last week were mixed - Mahomes took far too many shots in the short time he was in the game - and injuries could cripple an otherwise stable bunch. (AP)

    The talk all offseason surrounding the Kansas City Chiefs has been the way general manager Brett Veach's front office has surrounded young quarterback Patrick Mahomes II with the weapons to succeed.

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    The talk all offseason surrounding the Kansas City Chiefs has been the way general manager Brett Veach's front office has surrounded young quarterback Patrick Mahomes II with the weapons to succeed.

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  • Chiefs impressed with effort from diverse CB Tremon Smith

    Chiefs impressed with effort from diverse CB Tremon Smith

    The Kansas City Chiefs will face the Atlanta Falcons on Friday at Mercedes Benz Stadium. One player Chiefs coaches will have their eye on during the game is cornerback Tremon Smith. Smith was drafted by the Chiefs in 2018 and has impressed coaches throughout camp.

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    The Kansas City Chiefs will face the Atlanta Falcons on Friday at Mercedes Benz Stadium. One player Chiefs coaches will have their eye on during the game is cornerback Tremon Smith. Smith was drafted by the Chiefs in 2018 and has impressed coaches throughout camp.

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  • Royals beat Blue Jays 6-2 after long delay to split series

    Royals beat Blue Jays 6-2 after long delay to split series

    Friday, August 17 2018 6:01 AM EDT2018-08-17 10:01:25 GMT
    Kansas City took the lead with a three-run fourth highlighted by Jorge Bonifacio's RBI triple. (AP)Kansas City took the lead with a three-run fourth highlighted by Jorge Bonifacio's RBI triple. (AP)

    Lucas Duda homered, Rosell Herrera had three hits and the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-2 after a long rain delay Thursday night to split their four-game series.

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    Lucas Duda homered, Rosell Herrera had three hits and the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-2 after a long rain delay Thursday night to split their four-game series.

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  • Saudi Arabia prepares for the annual Muslim hajj pilgrimage

    Saudi Arabia prepares for the annual Muslim hajj pilgrimage

    Saturday, August 18 2018 2:16 PM EDT2018-08-18 18:16:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dar Yasin). Muslim pilgrims circle around the Kaaba, the cubic building at the Grand Mosque, ahead of the annual Hajj pilgrimage, in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, early Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. The annual Islamic pilgrimage draws...(AP Photo/Dar Yasin). Muslim pilgrims circle around the Kaaba, the cubic building at the Grand Mosque, ahead of the annual Hajj pilgrimage, in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, early Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. The annual Islamic pilgrimage draws...
    Saudi Arabia is preparing to host the annual hajj pilgrimage beginning Sunday, as over 1.6 million Muslim faithful from abroad have arrived in the ultraconservative kingdom.More >
    Saudi Arabia is preparing to host the annual hajj pilgrimage beginning Sunday, as over 1.6 million Muslim faithful from abroad have arrived in the ultraconservative kingdom.More >
  • Pakistan's Imran Khan sworn in as prime minister

    Pakistan's Imran Khan sworn in as prime minister

    Saturday, August 18 2018 2:16 PM EDT2018-08-18 18:16:10 GMT
    (National Assembly, via AP). In this photo released by the National Assembly, the leader of Pakistan Tahreek-e-Insaf party Imran Khan,speaks at the National Assembly in Islamabad, Pakistan, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. Pakistani lawmakers on Friday elected f...(National Assembly, via AP). In this photo released by the National Assembly, the leader of Pakistan Tahreek-e-Insaf party Imran Khan,speaks at the National Assembly in Islamabad, Pakistan, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. Pakistani lawmakers on Friday elected f...
    Pakistan's cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan has been sworn in as prime minister after his party won the most votes in last month's election despite protests by opposition parties, which accuse the security...More >
    Pakistan's cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan has been sworn in as prime minister after his party won the most votes in last month's election despite protests by opposition parties, which accuse the security services of intervening on his behalf.More >
  • Browns' Josh Gordon 'humbly' returns after health absence

    Browns' Josh Gordon 'humbly' returns after health absence

    Saturday, August 18 2018 2:15 PM EDT2018-08-18 18:15:47 GMT
    Browns receiver Josh Gordon 'humbly' returns to team after extended absence to deal with health.More >
    Browns receiver Josh Gordon 'humbly' returns to team after extended absence to deal with health.More >

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