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Congress likely racing toward a government shutdown Video included

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The measure would be the fourth stopgap spending bill since the current budget year started in October.

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The work that won't get done during a government shutdown

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There's plenty that won't get done if thousands of federal employees are barred from working during a shutdown until dysfunctional Washington agrees on a plan to restore funding. More>>

Undercover investigation leads to arrest of man accused of vandalism, terrifying massage therapists

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After several women reported a disturbing pattern of vandalism and stalking, federal investigators started an undercover investigation into a man suspected of destroying property and terrifying massage therapists.  

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Police investigating after woman is fatally stabbed on porch in KCK

Police in KCK are working a homicide near 9th Street and Mill Street. (Chopper5) Police in KCK are working a homicide near 9th Street and Mill Street. (Chopper5)
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Police in KCK are investigating a homicide in the 900 block of S. Mill Street where a woman was fatally stabbed on a porch.

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Abuse in house of torture was 'severe, pervasive, prolonged' Video included

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The grandparents say they are still in shock from learning that their son and his wife were arrested this week after their children, ages 2 to 29, were found malnourished with some in shackles.

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'12 Strong' showcases bravery of Kansas Special Forces soldier

The latest blockbuster war drama to hit theaters features the bravery of a Kansas Special Forces soldier. 

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'Very strong' Democratic sentiment to oppose GOP budget bill Video included

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Republican leaders are racing against a Friday deadline for pushing a short-term spending bill through Congress.

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Shooting victim walks into Kansas City fire station, expected to recover

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Police in Kansas City are investigating a shooting report.  A shooting victim walked into the fire station at 3211 Indiana Ave. around 9 p.m. on Thursday night.  The victim suffered non-life threatening injuries.  It's unknown where the shooting exactly happened at this time.  Copyright 2018 KCTV (Meredith Corp.) All rights reserved. More>>

2 men credited with saving elderly man from fire in KCK

Christopher Moody and Mike Hudson came to the rescue of a man who firefighters said was trapped inside his home. (KCTV5) Christopher Moody and Mike Hudson came to the rescue of a man who firefighters said was trapped inside his home. (KCTV5)
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Two men who never met before are getting credit for teaming up and saving an elderly man from his house as it was burning.  The fire happened Thursday at 38th Street and Haskell in Kansas City, KS.  Christopher Moody and Mike Hudson came to the rescue of a man who firefighters said was trapped inside his home.  Both me were driving by before the professional fire crews arrived and took the ill-advised risk of stepping in.  Hudson, who works for Baxter Health Ca... More>>

House votes to avert shutdown, Senate chances dim

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House passes stopgap funding bill to avert government shutdown at midnight Friday; Senate prospects uncertain.

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Kansas City man sentenced for 2016 armed bank robbery

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A KC man was sentenced in federal court today for an armed bank robbery he committed in 2016 while on parole for a state murder conviction.

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Distillery explores tunnel that was long hidden

Back in September, the owners of a historic distillery in Kansas City decided to bust through a mysterious wall that they hoped would lead to pre-prohibition treasures. What they uncovered led to even more intrigue -- until today.

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Brett Anthony has your StormTrack5 Forecast

Friday looks like a great day with mostly sunny skies and highs in the mid and even upper 40s. 

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Could this be a better way to build a flu vaccine?

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As a deadly flu season continues to ravage the United States, scientists are scrambling to find new ways to fight the virus, including building vaccines that offer stronger protection against the most aggressive flu strains and last longer than just one season. 

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Student wants more done for victims of sexual assault

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Students at an Independence high school are banding together in support of a classmate who said another student sexually assaulted her off school grounds.

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Since Sunday, there have been over 50 water line breaks in Kansas City

KC Water officials say a 12-inch main broke in the area. (KCTV5) KC Water officials say a 12-inch main broke in the area. (KCTV5)
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A water main break closed roads in Brookside early Thursday morning. The break happened before 4:15 a.m. in the area of Oak and 63rd Streets.

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Police officers charged after allegedly trying to out undercover investigator at poker game

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Two Wichita police officers and a gambling operator tried to out an undercover investigator at a poker game, a federal indictment alleges.

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Brothers charged with killing, dumping body in northeastern KC last summer

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Two brothers from Kansas City have been charged in the fatal shooting and abandonment of the body of Michael Anthony High-Frump in northeastern KC last summer.

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Despite not making Amazon cut, city officials say Kansas City gained experience

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Amazon is narrowing the list of cities under consideration for its second headquarters to 20, with the largest concentration in the Northeast.

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City council meets to discuss what's next for new KCI, makes no decisions

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Today, the City Council met to talk about what comes next in the plan to build a brand new KCI airport, but no decisions were made.

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    Big sister sings to toddler with Down syndrome in heartwarming video

    Friday, January 19 2018 2:15 AM EST2018-01-19 07:15:28 GMT
    (Credit: Amanda Bowman Gray)(Credit: Amanda Bowman Gray)

    A touching video of a toddler singing with his big sister shows the power of music therapy. 

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  • Man fools cops with car made of snow, gets fake ticket

    Man fools cops with car made of snow, gets fake ticket

    Friday, January 19 2018 1:59 AM EST2018-01-19 06:59:41 GMT
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    A Canadian man who wanted to confuse snow removers with a car he made entirely of snow, fooled the police instead. 

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    A Canadian man who wanted to confuse snow removers with a car he made entirely of snow, fooled the police instead. 

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    Long-lost brothers, only miles apart, reunited after 63 years

    Friday, January 19 2018 12:05 AM EST2018-01-19 05:05:04 GMT
    (Source: CNN)(Source: CNN)

    Almost our entire lives, we were probably no more than 2 miles away from each other, the whole time.

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    Almost our entire lives, we were probably no more than 2 miles away from each other, the whole time.

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