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2 children killed in Leawood wreck on I-435, 4 others hurt

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Interstate 435 westbound past State Line in Leawood is closed due to an accident.  

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KCK shooting leaves 1 dead, 7 others injured

KCK shooting leaves 1 dead, 7 injured. (Andy Sherer, KCTV5 News) KCK shooting leaves 1 dead, 7 injured. (Andy Sherer, KCTV5 News)
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Kansas City, Kansas police say that they received the call about the shooting shortly before midnight near North 17th Street and Minnesota Avenue. 

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Few states let courts take guns from people deemed a threat

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A growing number of states are considering laws allowing courts to temporarily remove guns from people considered to be dangerous. More>>

'Black Panther' blows away box office with $192M weekend

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Already a much-celebrated pop culture milestone, "Black Panther" is now a record-setting smash at the box office, too.

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Missouri woman fears bad food led to death of beloved dog

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At least one dog owner in Missouri blames bad food for the death of her dog. 

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No. 19 Wichita State upends No. 5 Cincinnati 76-72

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Landry Shamut scored 19 points, and No. 19 Wichita State ended the nation's longest home-court winning streak, beating No. 5 Cincinnati 76-72 on Sunday to leave the American Athletic Conference race wide-open.

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After kidney transplant saves son's life, family waiting for call to save another life

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The University of Kansas Health System released a new ad this month to raise awareness for organ donation.  The ad features Brenden Conner from Platte City playing basketball.  Thanks to a kidney donation, his life was saved.  But as that search ended, another has began for the family.  His young brother, Blake Conner, is now looking for a kidney. His kidney function is 12 percent.  "The reason I am in need of a kidney is I want to stay active right ... More>>

Brett Anthony has your StormTrack5 Forecast

By daybreak on Monday, we should have a few rain showers or even an isolated thunderstorm.

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Family that took in Florida shooting suspect calls him a 'monster' and say they had no clue what he was planning

Nikolas Cruz gunned down students and teachers at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on February 14, 2018. The shooting resulted in him killing 17 people. Nikolas Cruz gunned down students and teachers at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on February 14, 2018. The shooting resulted in him killing 17 people.

The family that took in Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz said they knew he was lonely, depressed and a bit odd but saw no warning signs of a coming massacre.

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Cunningham, No. 13 Mizzou women edge No. 11 Lady Vols 77-73

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Sophie Cunningham scored 12 of her 32 points in the fourth quarter and No. 13 Missouri held on to beat No. 11 Tennessee on Sunday.

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Family of Syed Jamal visits him at Platte County Jail

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The family of Syed Jamal briefly visited him on Sunday afternoon.  Jamal, 55, has been fighting efforts by the United States to deport him back to Bangladesh.  He returned to Missouri on Wednesday and has been held in the Platte County Jail since Wednesday.  According to attorney Rekha Sharma-Crawford on Facebook, the family could only speak to him through the glass because they didn't arrive 30 minutes before the visit.  Statement from the attorney on Facebook... More>>

Marine is walking from KC to St. Louis for girl with brain cancer

A marine is preparing for a long journey as a 3-year-old in St. Louis prepares for a long road ahead. He's walking from KC to St. Louis for the girl, who has been diagnosed with an inoperable brain cancer. 

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Missouri bill would ease restrictions on felons in workplace

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A proposal in the Missouri Legislature seeks to give convicted felons a second chance in pursuing a career.

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Missouri youth baseball team moves forward with AR-15 raffle

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A Missouri youth baseball team is moving ahead with a raffle of an AR-15 rifle despite criticism it received after a similar gun was used to kill 17 in a Florida high school.

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Alexander Goodwin is back in town this week

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It’s been six months since Alexander Goodwin went back to the UK after receiving lifesaving treatment for a rare form of cancer here in Kansas City. He’s back this week for blood work, scans, and doctor visits. On Saturday night, a fundraiser was held to make sure he continues to get the care he needs in his battle against cancer. “Good news is still no cancer,” he said. “No cancer back in that leg. So, everything’s clear.” Goodwin delivere...

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Eric Hosmer’s top 10 moments for the Kansas City Royals

Kansas City Royals' Eric Hosmer walks off the field after a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, in Kansas City, Mo. The Arizona Diamondbacks won 14-2. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) Kansas City Royals' Eric Hosmer walks off the field after a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, in Kansas City, Mo. The Arizona Diamondbacks won 14-2. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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Eric Hosmer had a truly storybook career in Kansas City.

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Blame West Virginia for shooting just 2 free throws against Kansas

FILE - In this Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, file photo, West Virginia head coach Bob Huggins screams directions to his players during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Kansas in Morgantown, W.Va. (AP Photo/Raymond Thompson, File) FILE - In this Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, file photo, West Virginia head coach Bob Huggins screams directions to his players during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Kansas in Morgantown, W.Va. (AP Photo/Raymond Thompson, File)
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Despite Bob Huggins' complaints, his own team can help his cause more than the referees.

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KC remembers, celebrates 9-year-old Kansan who battled cancer, inspired many

His story inspired us, but today we had to say goodbye to 9-year-old Gabe Marshall from Hutchinson, Kansas who has been laid to rest after his fight with cancer. His battle gained national attention after his father got a tattoo to match his surgery scar.

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Card skimmers caught on camera in KCK, Mission

Police in Kansas need your help finding criminals that were caught on camera installing skimmers on ATMs.

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Jewish Community Center holds 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

If you're looking for some family fun this weekend, head over to the White Theater at the Jewish Community Center to see the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.

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