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Police seek man, woman after 6 Kansas City area hotels robbed at gunpoint

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Police are searching for a man and a woman after hotels and motels in six metro cities were robbed at gunpoint.

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ENTER TO WIN: Billy Joel Ticket Sweepstakes

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Watch KCTV5 News This Morning at 6 a.m. all this week for a chance to win tickets to see Billy Joel in concert at Kauffman Stadium!

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2 dead, 19 injured in Kentucky school shooting; suspect held

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A suspect was taken into custody after one person was killed and others wounded Tuesday morning at a rural Kentucky high school.

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Ronelle Williams has your StormTrack5 forecast

Temperatures will get above freezing shortly before the lunch hour. It's going to be a chilly day with highs in the upper 30s and low 40s. Breezy and cloudy in the morning but turning partly sunny with lighter winds by the afternoon. 

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Facts about Dr. Seuss you might not know

In this May 4, 2017, photo a mural that features Theodor Seuss Geisel, left, also know by his pen name Dr. Seuss, rests on a wall near an entrance at The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum. (AP Photo/Steven Senne) In this May 4, 2017, photo a mural that features Theodor Seuss Geisel, left, also know by his pen name Dr. Seuss, rests on a wall near an entrance at The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
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Here are a few facts you might not know about one of the world’s most beloved children’s book authors.

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Police: Suspect arrested after woman fatally stabbed in Kansas City, KS

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 say they have arrested a suspect in a homicide where a woman was fatally stabbed.

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Red Cross issues urgent call for blood, platelet donors in Kansas City

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The American Red Cross in urgent need of donors as bad weather and the harsh flu season leave blood supplies at critical lows.

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Father sues ICE over handling of Kansas City, KS man charged with killing 5

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The father of one of five people allegedly killed by a Mexican national who was in the country illegally is suing federal immigration authorities.

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Dr. Seuss museum replaces mural some found insensitive

In this May 4, 2017, photo John Simpson, left, project director of exhibitions for The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum unwraps a statue of the "Cat in the Hat," at the museum, in Springfield, Mass. AP Photo/Steven Senne) In this May 4, 2017, photo John Simpson, left, project director of exhibitions for The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum unwraps a statue of the "Cat in the Hat," at the museum, in Springfield, Mass. AP Photo/Steven Senne)
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A Massachusetts museum dedicated to Dr. Seuss has replaced a mural that included a stereotype of a Chinese man.

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'Waldo Rapist' Bernard Jackson will serve 18 consecutive life sentences after losing appeal

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The man who terrorized women in the Waldo area of Kansas City for years in the 1980s has lost the appeal of his multiple convictions.

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Embattled Missouri governor proposes $68M in higher ed cuts

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Missouri Republican Gov. Eric Greitens has made his first public appearance in nearly two weeks since acknowledging an extramarital affair, announcing a budget plan that would slice at least $68 million from public colleges and universities.

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Pit bull saves family from carbon monoxide poisoning

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A pit bull in New York is being called a hero after she saved her family from carbon monoxide poisoning.

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New app works to keep people safe while stranded in winter weather

For those with an Android phone, the app may be life-saving. It’s called "Winter Survival Kit" and can be found in the Google Play Store. (KCTV5) For those with an Android phone, the app may be life-saving. It’s called "Winter Survival Kit" and can be found in the Google Play Store. (KCTV5)
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When winter weather hits, getting stuck in snow and ice while on the roads can be frightening. But now, there’s an app for that. For those with an Android phone, the app may be life-saving. It’s called "Winter Survival Kit" and can be found in the Google Play Store.

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Slideshow: See the full list of 2018 Oscar nominations

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The nominations for the 90th Academy Awards were announced Tuesday amid what's proving to be an unpredictable and highly political awards season.

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The 'real' Rosie the Riveter dies at 96

The woman believed to be the "real" Rosie the Riveter died Saturday at age 96, according to her daughter-in-law Marnie Blankenship. More>>

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