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Man accused of firing fatal shots in gas station shooting

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A Kansas City man faces multiple charges including first-degree murder in connection with a fatal shooting at a gas station that seriously injured a 10-year-old boy. Prosecutors said police work and tips led to the arrest of a cold-hearted killer.
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KCTV5 News Special Assignment Investigation: Life for pot

Marijuana is legal in many parts of the country, but a Missouri man is serving life in prison for possessing it. He has no more appeals and no hope for parole. KCTV5 News dug into his case and discovered something that could help his clemency request. More>>

Area car dealer confused with KKK leader

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The suspect in the Jewish-related sites shooting went before a judge Thursday. His past connection to the KKK has focused new attention on the group and some unwarranted attention on an area car dealer. More>>

Postal workers unions protest Staples program

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Postal workers in cities big and small protested in front of Staples stores on Thursday, objecting to the U.S. Postal Service's pilot program to open counters in stores, staffed with retail employees. More>>

FBI: 3 bank robberies reported in metro in 1 day

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Police are investigating three separate bank robberies around the metro Thursday. More>>

People report significant damage after storm sweeps through Holden

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People in a Johnson County, MO, town report significant storm damage Thursday afternoon. More>>

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Storms swept through Holden, MO, Thursday afternoon. People report an outbuilding moved off its foundation, power poles broken and large trees snapped in half. More>>

Police investigating sound of shots fired near St. Peter's School

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Police are investigating after people reported hearing shots fired near St. Peter's School in the Brookside neighborhood. More>>

Lightning strikes United flight landing at KCI

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No one was injured when lightning struck a plane landing at Kansas City International Airport Thursday afternoon. More>>

FDA eases into regulating e-cigarettes

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The federal government's move to regulate e-cigarettes is a leap into the unknown. More>>

Faces of Kansas City: Donors help children suffering from abuse, neglect

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Thanks to some kind donors dozens of local kids, some who don't even have a bed to sleep on, will be getting complete bedroom sets. More>>

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At about 17 stories tall, a water slide opening this spring in the Kansas City area is being touted as a contender for the tallest and fastest in the world. More>>

Cross appears in court, hearing delayed until May

A 73-year-old white supremacist from Missouri accused of fatally shooting three people at Jewish sites in Kansas appeared in court long enough for his attorney to request a scheduling conference be pushed back a month. More>>

KC shelter seeks donations for puppy's surgery

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KC Pet Project is asking for help to pay for surgery for a 5-month-old pit bill found abandoned and severely injured. More>>

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Rain, heavy at times, thunder and lightning has moved into the area. The heavy rain will taper off late this morning, but scattered showers will hang around through the afternoon. More storms are possible this weekend. More>>

Kingsport jailer allegedly finds loaded revolver in inmate’s body Video included

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The Kingsport Police Department says a woman who was booked into the city jail Monday afternoon concealed a weapon in her vagina. More>>

CBS scheduled to air 14 Chiefs games in 2014

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The Kansas City Chiefs released their 2014 schedule Wednesday night and CBS is set to air 14 of their preseason and regular season matchups. More>>

Machine makes drinking water from air

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Water-Gen says its air-to-water generator could benefit developing countries. More>>

Batteries in baby video monitors recalled over burn hazard

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Summer Infant is recalling about 800,000 rechargeable batteries used in baby video monitors because of a burn hazard. More>>

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What are Nikita and Berlin up to today at the Kansas City Zoo? Find out here in this live polar-bear camera. The free, online viewing allows anyone to watch Nikita and Berlin up close from their computer.
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