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FBI launches excessive force probe of Independence police

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The FBI announced Monday afternoon that it has launched an investigation of the Independence Police Department after a teen was left in a coma following an arrest. More>>

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Cast your vote for Kansas City area's Hy-Vee high school Team of the Week. More>>

Dyson, Gore score in 9th for comeback Royals win

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Pinch-runners Jarrod Dyson and Terrance Gore scored in the ninth inning as the Kansas City Royals rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Monday night. More>>

Robin Thicke claims alcohol, drug abuse during 'Blurred Lines' deposition

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Singer Robin Thicke claims impairment, says he was abusing drugs and alcohol at deposition involving lawsuit for the song Blurred Lines. More>>

Kansas City council considers street harassment law

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The Kansas City Council is considering an ordinance to crack down on harassments and threats for those taking a stroll or riding a bicycle. More>>

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FedEx driver crushed by own truck after possible brake failure

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Authorities say a possible defect with the braking system may be a contributing factor in the death of FedEx driver who was crushed by his own truck while making deliveries. More>>

CoverGirl's NFL sponsorship ad used as anti-domestic violence message

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Cosmetic giant CoverGirl's sponsorship with the NFL is being tested after an internet meme balked at the league's response to domestic violence.  More>>

Fewer KC area children coming down with Enterovirus virus

The number of children experiencing Enterovirus, a respiratory virus that has broken out in the Kansas City area, is declining.  More>>

RAW: Independence police discuss arrest that leaves teen in coma

Independence Police Department Major Paul Thuman discusses the arrest of a 17-year-old teen who is now in a coma. The FBI has launched an investigation of whether excessive force was used.
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Funeral home offers drive-thru visitation

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Owners of a local funeral home decided to make saying your final goodbyes a little more convenient. More>>

Adrian Peterson: 'I am not a child abuser'

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Vikings running back Adrian Peterson posted a statement on his Twitter account Monday, hours after the team announced he would be active for Sunday's game. The former NFL MVP said he could not discuss the details of his child abuse case, at his attorney's request.

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Australia: Pet goldfish has brain surgery Video included

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A pet goldfish is off-the-hook and alive after a micro-surgery removes a tumor from his brain.

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Couple sentenced in nearly $4 million fraud

A northern Missouri couple was sentenced to federal prison after the woman embezzled nearly $4 million from a company where she worked and she and her husband filed false income tax returns. More>>

Urban Outfitters pulls offensive sweatshirt

After coming under fire on social media, Urban Outfitters has apologized for selling a "vintage" Kent State sweatshirt that many found highly offensive. More>>

WWII vet and preschooler reunite for play date Video included

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A World War II veteran and a preschooler, who were best buds, reunite for play date after the preschooler moved away.

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    US to assign 3,000 from US military to fight Ebola

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 12:15 AM EDT2014-09-16 04:15:42 GMT
    The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support to...More >
    The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support to overwhelmed local...More >
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    New questions over abortion coverage in health law

    Monday, September 15 2014 11:18 PM EDT2014-09-16 03:18:08 GMT
    A nonpartisan congressional agency is raising new questions about compliance with a key compromise on abortion that allowed the federal health care law to pass in 2010.More >
    A nonpartisan congressional agency is raising new questions about compliance with a key compromise on abortion that allowed the federal health care law to pass in 2010.More >
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    First U.S. airstrike in expanded Iraq fight

    Monday, September 15 2014 9:31 PM EDT2014-09-16 01:31:45 GMT
    U.S. officials say the United States took the first step in the planned expanded fight against Islamic State militants Monday, going to the aid of Iraqi security forces south of Baghdad who were being attacked by...More >
    U.S. officials said Monday the United States has taken the first step in its planned expanded fight against Islamic State militants, going to the aid of Iraqi security forces near Baghdad who were being attacked by enemy...More >
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