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Opioid addicts turn to veterinarians to feed habit

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The opioid crisis in our country has some states cracking down on prescriptions, but some addicts are finding a new way to get their fix, thanks to their pets.

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Retailers lag behind implementing credit card chip technology

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You see it every time you go through a checkout line, some stores let you swipe your credit card, others make you insert the card into a machine.

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Ronelle Williams has your StormTrack5 Forecast

Clouds start to break around midday once the rain moves out and we'll be able to end the day with some sunshine. 

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Movie review: 'Justice League'

There's a new movie out for fans of DC Comics, but is it any good? Trey Hock from Scene Stealers reviews "Justice League" on KCTV5 News This Morning with Natalie Davis.

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Suspect pleads guilty to 1 of 4 charges in She's a Pistol murder case

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Nicquan Midgyett pleaded guilty to one of four charges for his role in the She’s a Pistol murder case. 

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Teenager dies from gunshot wounds in KCK

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Police are investigating after a teenager was found dead in the 2400 block of S. 34th Street.  

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Man who pointed rifle at Lee’s Summit officer had car full of stolen items

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The stockpile included a Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper’s bulletproof vest and another Kansas City police officer’s badge.

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Chiefs’ Alex Smith nominated for Art Rooney Award

A big reason the Chiefs are feeling so good right is because of quarterback Alex Smith, and now he's nominated for a very big honor.

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Man charged after his 9-month-old child tests positive for meth

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A father who confessed to using meth in his home is facing a felony charge after his 9-month-old tested positive for the drug.

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Wounded officer honored for valor

Local law enforcement officers who went above and beyond were honors on Friday with awards for valor. 

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Gary Amble has your StormTrack5 Forecast

Gusts of near 40 MPH Saturday will hold winds chills in the 30s through most of the day with scattered showers in the morning hours.

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Piper School District students make Christmas cards for dying boy in Maine

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Piper High School after a group of students came together to help a dying boy across the country.

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Local mother angry after son is held at gunpoint, family car is stolen

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A Kansas City mother is furious at the two men who threatened her 16-year-old son with guns and stole her family's car. 

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Kid allegedly destroys $1,300 worth of Sephora makeup

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The internet is not happy. Why? Because a little kid allegedly destroyed $1,300 worth of makeup.

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Local food pantries now accepting holiday donations

The holiday season is nearly here which means lots of cooks are stocking their pantries with plenty of food for the upcoming parties and dinners. However, some people in our community aren't as fortunate. More>>

Police seek man in Northland who is exposing himself, looking in windows

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Police in the Northland are looking for a man who they believe exposed himself to children and may have shined a flashlight into apartment bedrooms near I-29 and Barry Road.

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Dozens of families adopt children on Friday in Jackson County

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On Friday in Jackson County, dozens of families grew a little larger as they adopted children.

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Researchers find "simple" way to hack Amazon Key Video included

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Cybersecurity researchers are raising concerns about Amazon's new service that lets drivers deliver packages inside your home. Amazon Key is a way for drivers to unlock and relock your door and record their entry with a wireless security camera, but that convenience may come with a serious risk.

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GOP closer to big win with House tax vote; Senate unclear Video included

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The House passage of the bill Thursday on a mostly party-line vote brought nearer the biggest revamp of the U.S. tax system in three decades, but thorny problems await in the Senate.

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Shooting suspect flees, leading to chase that ends in crash

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A shooting suspect who fled the scene was chased by police and ultimately got into a crash on Friday afternoon. 

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Kansas City renters have hard time finding place to live downtown and stay within budget

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Downtown Kansas City is booming once again. More than 3,900 new residential units are planned for this year. Still, people in the city are having a hard time finding a place to rent on a budget.

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Basehor man seriously hurt in rollover wreck on I-435 in Lenexa

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A rollover wreck backed up traffic on I-4-35 in Lenexa during morning rush hour Friday.

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Upset dog owner questions Independence vet clinic after German Shepherd disappears Video included

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It’s a call pet parents never want to get -- that your dog is missing from the vet.

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