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Lenexa church evacuated after gun pointed at man inside

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Lenexa Police are investigating an incident in which someone pointed a gun at another person on church grounds. 

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White powder found at KCPD location not dangerous

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Police and fire crews are investigating after someone brought a suspicious package to the Kansas City Police Department's Shoal Creek headquarters located at 6801 NE Pleasant Valley Road.

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Meth lab caused downtown Kansas City apartment fire, court records state

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A fire in the middle of the night at a downtown apartment building earlier this month sent dozens of people pouring outside and some to the hospital, suffering from smoke inhalation.   

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Louisburg family seeks help after only bridge to home destroyed by flooding

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A Louisburg family says they must climb over rocks, roots and a crumbling road just to get home. This comes after a bridge - the only one leading to their house – was washed away from recent heavy rains.

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Special education programs seek to improve dropout, employment rates for students with disabilities

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Special education programs at the North Kansas City School District are showing success for people with disabilities.

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Wrongful conviction no surprise to Kansas black community

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The poor black community of Kansas City, Kansas, is outraged but not surprised by the official wrongdoing that led to the conviction of a man who spent 23 years in prison for a double murder he didn't commit. More>>

Westport resident battles to save 'magic garden'

There's a battle going on at a post office in Westport about what should happen to something called the 'magic garden.'  (KCTV5) There's a battle going on at a post office in Westport about what should happen to something called the 'magic garden.'  (KCTV5)
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There's a battle going on at a post office in Westport about what should happen to something called the 'magic garden.'  It's been a labor of love for Glenn Stewart ever since she found at bare strip of grass outside the Westport Post Office eight years ago.  "This was just grass and mud all the way down," said Glenn Stewart, the caretaker of the 'magic garden.' For nearly a decade, she has cultivated lush plants along the sidewalk with donations from the commun...

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Report: Chiefs' Marcus Peters backs Raiders' Lynch during suspension appeal

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ALAMEDA, Calif. (KCTV5/AP) — Marshawn Lynch has presented his appeal to the NFL to overturn his one-game suspension for bumping an official. The appeal hearing was held Monday and Raiders coach Jack Del Rio says he hopes to get a final ruling on whether Lynch will be eligible to play Sunday at Buffalo by Tuesday. ESPN's Adam Schefter, citing unnamed sources, said Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Marcus Peters testified that Lynch was trying to "calm him d... More>>

Fort Riley soldier found unresponsive, dies over the weekend

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FORT RILEY, KS. (WIBW) -- A soldier in the 'Demon' brigade died on Fort Riley over the weekend. On Saturday, officers found Sgt. 1st Class George Bible III unresponsive in his home on the base, the U.S. Army said. Bible was taken to Irwin Army Community Hospital where he was pronounced dead. "It was an honor to serve by his side. His absence will be felt throughout the Army aviation community. We will never forget the contributions he made to this battalion, the Army and o... More>>

StormTrack 5 Forecast: Cold weather approaching Kansas City

Cold weather is on the way for Kansas City, Gary Amble says. 

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Chiefs welcome Jamaal Charles back to Arrowhead Stadium next Monday

Jamaal Charles, the all-time leading rusher for the Kansas City Chiefs, returns to Arrowhead Stadium as a member of the Denver Broncos. 

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Lee's Summit police investigate string of vandalism that damaged 75 vehicles

Lee’s Summit police are seeking the public’s help in identifying suspects responsible for a string of vandalism incidents.

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Jury selection to begin for man accused of slaying girl, 10

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Jury selection is set to begin in the trial of a man charged with kidnapping, raping and killing a 10-year-old girl in Springfield.

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Wounded Marine continues '31 Marathons in 31 Days' mission in Kansas City

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A former Marine sergeant who was injured in Afghanistan stopped in Kansas City to continue his goal of running 31 Marathons in 31 days.  Supporters continued to show up for Rob Jones after he wrapped up a marathon run on Monday.  “Just routine clearing of an area and the IED found me first that day and that resulted in double above the knee amputations," Jones said.  He did not let those injuries stop him.  After spending a year and a half recovering... More>>

Friends, family urge Greitens to get involved in 20-year-old murder case

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It was 20 years ago Monday a Jackson County Sheriff's deputy found the body of an 18-year-old girl at Lincoln Cemetery  It was just a few years later one of her classmates was found guilty of her murder and sentenced to life.  Family and friends of that man are now asking the governor to get involved and set him free.  Benjamin Thomas only recently met Byron Case. A friend of Case's mother, Thomas is helping fund a handful of billboards across the metro.   ... More>>

Tavern on 103rd reopens in new location after flood

It's hard to believe how horrible the flooding was near 103rd and Wornall in Kansas City this summer. The dangerously high waters caused businesses and streets to close. KCTV5’s Kelli Taylor has more on how one business is just now back open. More>>

Watch: LGBTQ group takes up arms with rise of far right

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The Trigger Warning Queer & Trans Gun Club formed as a reaction to the recent rise of the extreme right.

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Study: NYC could see bad flooding every 5 years

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Within the next three decades, floods that used to strike the New York City area only once every 500 years could occur every five years, according to a new scientific study released just days before the fifth anniversary of Superstorm Sandy.

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John Stamos gets engaged to girlfriend at Disneyland

(Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2017 file photo, John Stamos arrives at the People's Choice Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Stamos announced his engagement to actress Caitlin McHugh on social media O... (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2017 file photo, John Stamos arrives at the People's Choice Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Stamos announced his engagement to actress Caitlin McHugh on social media O...
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John Stamos picked "the happiest place on earth" to get engaged over the weekend.

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Sprint, T-Mobile show signs of merger

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Overland Park-based Sprint and T-Mobile may announce their merger soon, and there are questions about how it will affect Sprint employees and customers.

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Stephen Hawking's Ph.D. thesis goes online, website crashes

(AP Photo/Matt Dunham) Britain's Professor Stephen Hawking is presented with his illuminated Freedom scroll by the Chamberlain of the City of London Peter Kane as he receives the Honorary Freedom of the City of London during a ceremony at the Guildhall... (AP Photo/Matt Dunham) Britain's Professor Stephen Hawking is presented with his illuminated Freedom scroll by the Chamberlain of the City of London Peter Kane as he receives the Honorary Freedom of the City of London during a ceremony at the Guildhall...
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Cambridge University has put Stephen Hawking's doctoral thesis online, triggering such interest that it crashed the university's website. 

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Police ID woman killed after vehicle runs blocked stop sign at 40th, Kimball

Officers say several semi-trailers were parked on NE 40th Street in a no parking zone and blocking the stop sign at the intersection of Kimball Drive. (KCTV5) Officers say several semi-trailers were parked on NE 40th Street in a no parking zone and blocking the stop sign at the intersection of Kimball Drive. (KCTV5)
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A woman has died after a vehicle unknowingly ran a stop sign on Saturday. The accident happened at about 1:25 p.m. at the intersection of NE 40th Street and Kimball Drive.

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KCK man pleads guilty to death of young daughter

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A man has pleaded guilty to the death of his 4-year-old daughter.

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Watch: Bush cracks up Obama at hurricane relief concert

Former Presidents from right, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, George H.W. Bush and Jimmy Carter gather on stage during a hurricanes relief concert in College Station, Texas, Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/LM Otero) Former Presidents from right, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, George H.W. Bush and Jimmy Carter gather on stage during a hurricanes relief concert in College Station, Texas, Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
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Former President George W. Bush made his successor, Barack Obama, noticeably snicker at a joke delivered during Bill Clinton's speech at a hurricane relief benefit concert in Texas.

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Chiefs look for adjustments after two straight losses Video included

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After back-to-back losses, the Kansas City Chiefs look to rebound as a team when they welcome the Denver Broncos to Arrowhead Stadium next Monday.  The focal point could be the defense, as it struggled to stop the run against Pittsburgh and couldn't slow down the Oakland Raiders' passing attack.  Head coach Andy Reid points to the pass rush as part of the problem in those two games, particularly in Oakland.  "We can do a little better in the pass rush, we can do... More>>

Indian Creek trail killings suspect Fredrick Scott pleads not guilty to all charges Video included

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Fredrick Scott, an accused serial killer charged with three murders in the metro area, pleaded not guilty to all charges on Monday. He is also the suspect in three more murder cases.

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Around the world, mothers have similar response to crying baby, study finds

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Researchers are learning more about the bond between a mother and her baby. Around the world, new moms appear to have a universal response both behavior and brain when they hear their babies cry.

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Chiefs try to monitor rookie Kareem Hunt's heavy workload

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The Oakland Raiders had seven games to prepare for Kareem Hunt, the Kansas City Chiefs' rookie who has taken the league by storm, and still couldn't stop him. Slow him, yes. Stop him, no.

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Use of Greiten's campaign cash for ed leader pick questioned

Questions are being raised about Gov. Eric Greitens' use of campaign funds to bring his pick to be the state's next school commissioner to the capital city this summer.

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Megyn Kelly on O'Reilly: Abuse, shaming of women has to stop

Megyn Kelly poses on the set of her new show, "Megyn Kelly Today" at NBC Studios. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP) Megyn Kelly poses on the set of her new show, "Megyn Kelly Today" at NBC Studios. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
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Kelly, now on NBC, spoke Monday after it was revealed in The New York Times that O'Reilly reached a $32 million settlement a former Fox analyst shortly before O'Reilly's contract was renewed.

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Hollywood speaks out on James Toback allegations

In this Oct. 17, 2013, photo, James Toback attends the 5th annual Norman Mailer Center benefit gala at The New York Public Library in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP) In this Oct. 17, 2013, photo, James Toback attends the 5th annual Norman Mailer Center benefit gala at The New York Public Library in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
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There are some harsh words being bandied about in Hollywood since numerous women accused screenwriter and director James Toback of sexual harassment.

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2 University of Kansas students accused of rape released pending further investigation Video included

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Two University of Kansas students arrested on suspicion of rape at a residence hall have been released without being charged.

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19-year-old man found dead on front porch of North Kansas City apartment

When they arrived, the officers found Zachary Murphy, 19, of Gladstone, MO, dead on the front porch of an apartment building. (KCTV5) When they arrived, the officers found Zachary Murphy, 19, of Gladstone, MO, dead on the front porch of an apartment building. (KCTV5)
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Police in North Kansas City are investigating a homicide after finding a man dead on a porch early Monday morning. The man was found at about 2:46 a.m. in the 2300 block of Oliver Drive.

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  • 19-year-old man found dead on front porch of North Kansas City apartment

    19-year-old man found dead on front porch of North Kansas City apartment

    Monday, October 23 2017 12:45 PM EDT2017-10-23 16:45:23 GMT
    When they arrived, the officers found Zachary Murphy, 19, of Gladstone, MO, dead on the front porch of an apartment building. (KCTV5)When they arrived, the officers found Zachary Murphy, 19, of Gladstone, MO, dead on the front porch of an apartment building. (KCTV5)

    Police in North Kansas City are investigating a homicide after finding a man dead on a porch early Monday morning. The man was found at about 2:46 a.m. in the 2300 block of Oliver Drive.

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    Police in North Kansas City are investigating a homicide after finding a man dead on a porch early Monday morning. The man was found at about 2:46 a.m. in the 2300 block of Oliver Drive.

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  • Woman killed after shooting at police in St. Joe

    Woman killed after shooting at police in St. Joe

    Monday, October 23 2017 4:43 PM EDT2017-10-23 20:43:19 GMT
    Police say they were called to the area and when they arrived, a man and a woman began to run from the area. (KCTV5)Police say they were called to the area and when they arrived, a man and a woman began to run from the area. (KCTV5)

    Authorities say officers have shot and killed a woman who pulled out a gun and fired at officers outside a St. Joseph bar. It happened at about 6:15 p.m. near 9th Street and Sycamore Avenue.

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    Authorities say officers have shot and killed a woman who pulled out a gun and fired at officers outside a St. Joseph bar. It happened at about 6:15 p.m. near 9th Street and Sycamore Avenue.

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  • One dead following wreck on I-70, 57th Street in KCK

    One dead following wreck on I-70, 57th Street in KCK

    Sunday, October 22 2017 8:00 PM EDT2017-10-23 00:00:14 GMT
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    The Kansas Highway Patrol is investigating a fatality wreck in KCK.  The wreck happened at Interstate 70 and 57th Street. It happened around 5 p.m. on Sunday.  This is a developing story.  Copyright 2017 KCTV (Meredith Corp.) All rights reserved.More >
    The Kansas Highway Patrol is investigating a fatality wreck in KCK.  The wreck happened at Interstate 70 and 57th Street. It happened around 5 p.m. on Sunday.  This is a developing story.  Copyright 2017 KCTV (Meredith Corp.) All rights reserved.More >
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  • Report: Chiefs' Marcus Peters backs Raiders' Lynch during suspension appeal

    Report: Chiefs' Marcus Peters backs Raiders' Lynch during suspension appeal

    Monday, October 23 2017 10:22 PM EDT2017-10-24 02:22:51 GMT
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    ALAMEDA, Calif. (KCTV5/AP) — Marshawn Lynch has presented his appeal to the NFL to overturn his one-game suspension for bumping an official. The appeal hearing was held Monday and Raiders coach Jack Del Rio says he hopes to get a final ruling on whether Lynch will be eligible to play Sunday at Buffalo by Tuesday. ESPN's Adam Schefter, citing unnamed sources, said Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Marcus Peters testified that Lynch was trying to "calm him d...More >
    ALAMEDA, Calif. (KCTV5/AP) — Marshawn Lynch has presented his appeal to the NFL to overturn his one-game suspension for bumping an official. The appeal hearing was held Monday and Raiders coach Jack Del Rio says he hopes to get a final ruling on whether Lynch will be eligible to play Sunday at Buffalo by Tuesday. ESPN's Adam Schefter, citing unnamed sources, said Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Marcus Peters testified that Lynch was trying to "calm him d...More >
  • Chiefs welcome Jamaal Charles back to Arrowhead Stadium next Monday

    Chiefs welcome Jamaal Charles back to Arrowhead Stadium next Monday

    Jamaal Charles, the all-time leading rusher for the Kansas City Chiefs, returns to Arrowhead Stadium as a member of the Denver Broncos. 

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    Jamaal Charles, the all-time leading rusher for the Kansas City Chiefs, returns to Arrowhead Stadium as a member of the Denver Broncos. 

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  • Chiefs look for adjustments after two straight losses

    Chiefs look for adjustments after two straight losses

    After back-to-back losses, the Kansas City Chiefs look to rebound as a team when they welcome the Denver Broncos to Arrowhead Stadium next Monday. 

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    After back-to-back losses, the Kansas City Chiefs look to rebound as a team when they welcome the Denver Broncos to Arrowhead Stadium next Monday. 

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