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Police investigating homicide at 28th, Walrond

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Officers are investigating after a man was shot and killed in the area of 28th and Walrond.

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Guilty plea spotlights fraud in government childcare assistance program

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Parents know how expensive childcare can be.  A federal program provides billions in taxpayer money to help low-income parents pay for it. Some parents are committing fraud and stealing tens of thousands of dollars from the program.  

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Kansas City Police Department announces finalists for police chief

Two finalists were announced Thursday morning. They are Mjr. Rick Smith with the Kansas City Police Department and Police Chief Keith Humphrey with the Norman, Oklahoma Police Department. Two finalists were announced Thursday morning. They are Mjr. Rick Smith with the Kansas City Police Department and Police Chief Keith Humphrey with the Norman, Oklahoma Police Department.
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Kansas City is one step closer to naming its next police chief.

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For Kansas City Chiefs fans, one man steals the spotlight during O.J. hearing

Nevada parole commissioner Adam Endel wears a Kansas City Chiefs tie while listening to testimony from former NFL football star O.J. Simpson, who is appearing by video conference. (AP) Nevada parole commissioner Adam Endel wears a Kansas City Chiefs tie while listening to testimony from former NFL football star O.J. Simpson, who is appearing by video conference. (AP)
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The world watched live as O.J. Simpson convinced a Nevada parole board he should be released after spending nine years in prison for a Las Vegas hotel heist. One man - at least for Kansas Citians - stole the show. 

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StormTrack 5 Forecast: 100 degrees possible for Kansas City this weekend

The Kansas City metro area remains under an excessive heat warning. Watch Gary Amble's forecast to see how hot it might get this weekend. 

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The challenges KC's new police chief will face

Kansas City is one step closer to naming its next police chief. Two finalists were announced Thursday morning. Whoever is ultimately selected to lead the department faces some major issues, however.

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Changes coming to City Market area to reduce traffic congestion

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More and more people are being drawn down to the historic City Market. Not only to shop, but to live close by. Luckily, the city is making plans to curb a traffic congestion problem. 

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Clay County detectives believe they identified victim in 32-year-old homicide case

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After more than three decades, cold case detectives believe they have identified a woman who was brutally murdered in a Clay County field.

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Wayside Waifs takes in 13 dogs rescued from hoarder

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On Friday at 2 p.m., Wayside Waifs took in 13 dogs that the ASPCA rescued from a hoarding situation.

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Chiefs sign first round pick Patrick Mahomes to deal

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The Kansas City Chiefs have signed first round pick Patrick Mahomes to a contract.  

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O.J. Simpson Hearing: 'I Vote to Grant Your Parole' Video included

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Former football star and convicted felon O.J. Simpson will command the world's attention once again Thursday when he pleads for his freedom on live TV.

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Local doctor talks about the type of cancer McCain is fighting

(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File) In this July 11, 2017, file photo, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File) In this July 11, 2017, file photo, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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Senator John McCain has been diagnosed with glioblastoma, a form of primary brain cancer that affects three in 100,000 people every year. KCTV5 News talked to an expert at HCA Midwest Health to learn more about the disease.

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Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington dead at 41 in possible suicide

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Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington, 41, committed suicide by hanging, according to a report from TMZ. They’re reporting his body was found Thursday morning at his residence near L.A.

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North Kansas City School District expands athletic training program to middle schoolers

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A new program to keep student athletes safe in the North Kansas City School District is prepping to launch.

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Chris Suchan has your StormTrack5 forecast

A combination of dry, full sun through the morning into the afternoon spells one heck of a hot afternoon ahead. I expect highs to range from 95 to 99 across the area with 97 in Kansas City. It will feel a solid 10 degrees hotter with humidity factored in.

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Kansas City Zoo takes precautions to protect guests, animals during heat wave

Several animals got special treats Thursday to keep cool in the brutal heat. (KCTV5) Several animals got special treats Thursday to keep cool in the brutal heat. (KCTV5)
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The Kansas City Zoo is taking precautions to keep their animals and guests cool during yet another heatwave this summer.

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2 teens charged in Monday's Sugar Creek shooting

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Two 17-year-olds have been charged in connection with a shooting at a gas station that happened on Monday in Sugar Creek.

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Planet Sub asks Topeka mother to cover, move while nursing

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Women have breastfed since the beginning of time, but there’s still a stigma around nursing in public. Until this week, Farai Harreld never had a problem nursing her daughter inside a restaurant.

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Study claims spanking leads to mental illness

Spanking has been linked to mental health problems in children and adults, according to a new study. Source: Flickr Creative Commons. Spanking has been linked to mental health problems in children and adults, according to a new study. Source: Flickr Creative Commons.
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A new study claims that the more children are spanked, the more likely they will develop mental health problems.

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Boil order issued as water main break leaves Emporia nearly without water

Authorities say a major water main break has left Emporia nearly waterless as temperatures soar.

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  • For Kansas City Chiefs fans, one man steals the spotlight during O.J. hearing

    For Kansas City Chiefs fans, one man steals the spotlight during O.J. hearing

    Thursday, July 20 2017 8:39 PM EDT2017-07-21 00:39:52 GMT
    Nevada parole commissioner Adam Endel wears a Kansas City Chiefs tie while listening to testimony from former NFL football star O.J. Simpson, who is appearing by video conference. (AP)Nevada parole commissioner Adam Endel wears a Kansas City Chiefs tie while listening to testimony from former NFL football star O.J. Simpson, who is appearing by video conference. (AP)

    The world watched live as O.J. Simpson convinced a Nevada parole board he should be released after spending nine years in prison for a Las Vegas hotel heist. One man - at least for Kansas Citians - stole the show. 

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    The world watched live as O.J. Simpson convinced a Nevada parole board he should be released after spending nine years in prison for a Las Vegas hotel heist. One man - at least for Kansas Citians - stole the show. 

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  • Chiefs sign first round pick Patrick Mahomes to deal

    Chiefs sign first round pick Patrick Mahomes to deal

    Thursday, July 20 2017 5:22 PM EDT2017-07-20 21:22:40 GMT
    Patrick Mahomes (AP)Patrick Mahomes (AP)

    The Kansas City Chiefs have signed first round pick Patrick Mahomes to a contract.  

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    The Kansas City Chiefs have signed first round pick Patrick Mahomes to a contract.  

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  • US survives bites, tops El Salvador 2-0 to advance

    US survives bites, tops El Salvador 2-0 to advance

    Thursday, July 20 2017 1:24 PM EDT2017-07-20 17:24:12 GMT
    Omar Gonzalez and Eric Lichaj scored late in the first half and the U.S. beat El Salvador 2-0 in a CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal in which Henry Romero appeared to bite Jozy Altidore on the back of a shoulder and...More >
    Omar Gonzalez and Eric Lichaj scored late in the first half and the U.S. beat El Salvador 2-0 in a CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal in which Henry Romero appeared to bite Jozy Altidore on the back of a shoulder and pull the American forward's nipple.More >
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