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Friends, family remember those lost in duck boat tragedy

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“Tell everyone that’s what counts because you don’t know when the next tragedy hits. Take a moment and hang on to your loved ones.”

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These are the names of the 17 Missouri duck boat tragedy victims

Nine members of the Coleman family died in the boating accident on Table Rock Lake in Branson, Missouri July 19. (KMOV) Nine members of the Coleman family died in the boating accident on Table Rock Lake in Branson, Missouri July 19. (KMOV)
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The sinking of a duck boat near Branson, , took the lives of 17 people, including nine members of one family.

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Police engage in standoff with man who fired shots into the air

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The police were engaged in a standoff for several hours on Saturday in the 2400 block of E. Linwood.

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Witnesses, lawmakers react after 17 die in duck boat tragedy on Table Rock Lake

When the boat capsized, many jumped to the aid of those helpless in the water and risked their lives to save others. (Southern Stone County Fire Protection District) When the boat capsized, many jumped to the aid of those helpless in the water and risked their lives to save others. (Southern Stone County Fire Protection District)
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Family, friends, lawmakers, witnesses, and more are sharing their stories, their love, and their support after 17 people were killed when a duck boat capsized on Table Rock Lake.

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UPDATE: 17 victims of duck boat tragedy in Missouri identified by authorities

Taken in Higginsville. (Caroline Sweeney/KCTV) Taken in Higginsville. (Caroline Sweeney/KCTV)
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A duck boat capsized and sank during a severe thunderstorm at Table Rock Lake near Branson, killing 17 people, some of them children, authorities said.

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Hundreds at vigils mourn victims of Branson boat accident Video included

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Dive teams will resume searching for five people still missing after a tourist boat capsized and sank in a southwestern Missouri lake. More>>

'Let me die': Survivor of deadly duck boat tragedy speaks

Survivor Tia Coleman discussing the tragic moments  as she was getting rescued after a tourist boat sank in Branson, Mo. ( Credit: CNN) Survivor Tia Coleman discussing the tragic moments as she was getting rescued after a tourist boat sank in Branson, Mo. ( Credit: CNN)
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A survivor of the tourist boat tragedy that killed 17 people, including nine of her relatives speaks about the moments up to her rescue.  

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St. Louis couple killed in Table Rock Lake tragedy Video included

Rose Hamann and William Asher (Credit: Family friends) Rose Hamann and William Asher (Credit: Family friends)
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A St. Louis couple was among the 17 killed in the Branson, Missouri duck boat tragedy.

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Voters to decide on rental inspections in KC

When people go to the polls in August, they'll decide whether to approve an ordinance that would require an inspection of all rental properties in KCMO.

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Wyandotte County deputies helping to collect badges for Deputy Rohrer's son

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Sheriff's deputies in Wyandotte County have a unique request for their brothers and sisters in law enforcement as they remember two of their own who were killed in the line of duty.

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Kansas delays launch of new license plates

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State officials said Friday that the original Aug. 1 launch date for the license plates has been delayed until Aug. 15 due to issues in the new digital processing equipment.

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Safety tips for boaters in light of the duck boat tragedy

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If you’re out on the water when a storm starts to roll in, you need to already have a plan in mind. 

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Judge to rule next week in trial of salon manager charged in fire that killed 2 KC firefighters

Thu Hong Nguyen is charged with arson, second-degree murder and causing a catastrophe in the October 2015 fire that killed 43-year-old Larry Leggio and 39-year-old John Mesh. (KCTV5) Thu Hong Nguyen is charged with arson, second-degree murder and causing a catastrophe in the October 2015 fire that killed 43-year-old Larry Leggio and 39-year-old John Mesh. (KCTV5)
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New details have emerged during the trial of a woman accused of setting the 2015 fire that killed two firefighters.

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2 pedestrians struck at 43rd, Main in KC

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Two pedestrians were struck in Kansas City on Friday afternoon in the area of 43rd and Main. 

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A history of fatal accidents involving duck boats

(Southern Stone County Fire Protection District) (Southern Stone County Fire Protection District)
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Duck boats have been involved in other fatal accidents that lead to more than 40 deaths since 1999 on land and water. 

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2 former Lenexa officers sue bosses, department

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Two former Lenexa police officers are suing their former department and bosses saying nasty anonymous letters followed them to their next job. They say it’s obvious who sent the letters because their former boss did a terrible job of covering her tracks. Almost everyone can relate to this report. Maybe you’ve had a boss you didn’t like or they didn’t like you. However, these officers claim their old captain and department was way out of line and they can pro...

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Duck boat driver among dead Video included

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Among the 17 killed in the duck boat tragedy at Table Rock Lake Thursday night was the driver of the vessel.

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Cohen recorded Trump discussing payment to ex-Playmate, NYT reports

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump prepare to board Air Force One, Tuesday, July 10, 2018, at Andrew Air Force Base, Md.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump prepare to board Air Force One, Tuesday, July 10, 2018, at Andrew Air Force Base, Md. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
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President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, Michael Cohen, secretly made a recording of his conversation between himself and the future President discussing payments to former Playboy Playmate Karen McDougal, who has alleged an affair with Trump, The New York Times reported Friday.

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Waitress body-slams customer after he groped her, surveillance video shows

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Video from a Georgia restaurant shows a man reach out and touch the backside of a female server, who quickly takes him down.

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Kansas City man witnesses damaging tornadoes in Iowa

A Kansas City metro man was in Altoona, Iowa when the tornadoes spun up. 

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  • Florida man killed by deputies after he kills dog

    Florida man killed by deputies after he kills dog

    Saturday, July 21 2018 1:30 PM EDT2018-07-21 17:30:10 GMT
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    Authorities in Florida say deputies shot and killed a man who punched and then shot dogs following a domestic dispute with his wife.

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    Authorities in Florida say deputies shot and killed a man who punched and then shot dogs following a domestic dispute with his wife.

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  • CVS apologizes to transgender woman for prescription denial

    CVS apologizes to transgender woman for prescription denial

    Saturday, July 21 2018 1:29 PM EDT2018-07-21 17:29:05 GMT
    (Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP/AFP/Getty Images via CNN)(Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP/AFP/Getty Images via CNN)
    (Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP/AFP/Getty Images via CNN)(Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP/AFP/Getty Images via CNN)

    Drugstore chain CVS is apologizing to an Arizona transgender woman who says she was denied a hormone prescription by a pharmacist.

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    Drugstore chain CVS is apologizing to an Arizona transgender woman who says she was denied a hormone prescription by a pharmacist.

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  • Jamie Lee Curtis shares sweet moment with fan who says she saved his life

    Jamie Lee Curtis shares sweet moment with fan who says she saved his life

    Saturday, July 21 2018 11:46 AM EDT2018-07-21 15:46:08 GMT
    Jamie Lee Curtis speaks with fan Jeffrey Scott in the audience at Universal Pictures' "Glass" and "Halloween" panels during Comic-Con International 2018 at San Diego Convention Center on July 20, 2018 in San Diego, California. (Getty Images via CNN Wire)Jamie Lee Curtis speaks with fan Jeffrey Scott in the audience at Universal Pictures' "Glass" and "Halloween" panels during Comic-Con International 2018 at San Diego Convention Center on July 20, 2018 in San Diego, California. (Getty Images via CNN Wire)
    Jamie Lee Curtis speaks with fan Jeffrey Scott in the audience at Universal Pictures' "Glass" and "Halloween" panels during Comic-Con International 2018 at San Diego Convention Center on July 20, 2018 in San Diego, California. (Getty Images via CNN Wire)Jamie Lee Curtis speaks with fan Jeffrey Scott in the audience at Universal Pictures' "Glass" and "Halloween" panels during Comic-Con International 2018 at San Diego Convention Center on July 20, 2018 in San Diego, California. (Getty Images via CNN Wire)

    It all started during a Q&A portion of the program when audience member Jeffrey Scott recounted his encounter with a knife-wielding home invader.

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    It all started during a Q&A portion of the program when audience member Jeffrey Scott recounted his encounter with a knife-wielding home invader.

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  • Brewers' Hader apologizes to teammates for racist tweets

    Brewers' Hader apologizes to teammates for racist tweets

    Saturday, July 21 2018 1:26 PM EDT2018-07-21 17:26:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Morry Gash). Milwaukee Brewers relief pitcher Josh Hader warms up before a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers Friday, July 20, 2018, in Milwaukee.(AP Photo/Morry Gash). Milwaukee Brewers relief pitcher Josh Hader warms up before a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers Friday, July 20, 2018, in Milwaukee.
    Milwaukee Brewers reliever Josh Hader has apologized to his team after years-old racist and homophobic tweets surfaced during the All-Star Game.More >
    Milwaukee Brewers reliever Josh Hader has apologized to his team after years-old racist and homophobic tweets surfaced during the All-Star Game.More >
  • Astronaut drops in on Kraftwerk gig, plays duet from space

    Astronaut drops in on Kraftwerk gig, plays duet from space

    Saturday, July 21 2018 1:22 PM EDT2018-07-21 17:22:43 GMT
    Kraftwerk fans can expect to hear some otherworldly tunes, but the German electronic music pioneers took it to another level at a gig in Stuttgart on Friday.More >
    Kraftwerk fans can expect to hear some otherworldly tunes, but the German electronic music pioneers took it to another level at a gig in Stuttgart on Friday.More >
  • Margaret Thatcher's spouse not happy about McCartney invite

    Margaret Thatcher's spouse not happy about McCartney invite

    Saturday, July 21 2018 1:22 PM EDT2018-07-21 17:22:32 GMT
    Most hosts would be quite happy to have Paul McCartney come to a shindig, but that wasn't the case with Denis Thatcher in 1988 when planning a gala reception at 10 Downing Street.More >
    Most hosts would be quite happy to have Paul McCartney come to a shindig, but that wasn't the case with Denis Thatcher in 1988 when planning a gala reception at 10 Downing Street.More >

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