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The FBI announced Wednesday the rescue of 84 minors who were used in sex trafficking across the country. (File Photo) The FBI announced Wednesday the rescue of 84 minors who were used in sex trafficking across the country. (File Photo)

FBI: Child sex trafficking sting leads to 10 arrests, 3 minors rescued in Kansas, Missouri

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The FBI announced Wednesday the rescue of 84 minors who were used in sex trafficking across the country. The FBI Kansas City Division's Child Exploitation Task Force said three minors aged between 16-17 were rescued locally and 10 arrests were made.  The local investigation spanned 10 cities in Kansas and Missouri, including Kansas City, Independence, Lee’s Summit, Riverside and North Kansas City, Mo. and Overland Park, Olathe, Junction City, Topeka and Wichita, KS. &ldq... More>>

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Sessions defends Comey firing, dodges questions on Trump Video included

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions will appear before the Senate Judiciary Committee for questioning about his oversight of the Justice Department. Wednesday's hearing is Sessions' first appearance before the committee since his January confirmation.

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Family of slain sergeant says Trump showed 'disrespect' Video included

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Trump and the new politics of honoring families of the fallen. More>>

Robbery suspect in custody after high-speed police chase in Kansas City

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A robbery suspect is in custody after a high-speed police chase Wednesday.

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Northland residents try to save one of the area's last-remaining forests

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The Park Hill School District is planning an expansion one woman fears could wipe out a large area of trees. 

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Manhunt underway for gunman in Maryland office park shooting

Radee Labeeb Prince is suspected of shooting five people in a business park in Harford County, north of Baltimore. (Maryland State Police Twitter) Radee Labeeb Prince is suspected of shooting five people in a business park in Harford County, north of Baltimore. (Maryland State Police Twitter)
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A gunman shot five of his co-workers at a Maryland office park Wednesday, killing three of them and setting off a manhunt along the I-95 Northeast corridor, authorities said.

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Woman charged in shooting death case on Ewing

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A woman has been charged with second-degree murder, two counts of armed criminal and first-degree assault in connection to a shooting death in the 1100 block of Ewing.  The shooting happened Sunday morning around 5 a.m. One person was declared dead at the scene and a second shooting victim was transported to the hospital.  Stephanie Sandstrom, 30, was arrested on Oct. 17 and transported to police headquarters for questioning.  Documents state the shooting victim who ... More>>

Slideshow: Orkin's top 50 'Rattiest Cities' rankings

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Pest eliminator Orkin has new rankings out, and the results have many around the U.S. saying, "Oh, rats!" They ranked the 'rattiest' cities in the U.S., based on the number of rodent treatments they performed in those markets.

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Chiefs aim to run AFC West win streak to 13 in Oakland

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The Kansas City Chiefs have played nearly a season's worth of games against the AFC West without a loss, dominating one of the toughest divisions in football with ruthless efficiency.

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Blessing Box holds food, water, and hygiene items for people in need

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People in Independence are buzzing over the Blessing Box sitting on the corner of East 39th Street and Greenwich Lane, off Noland Road.

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Kansas to consider state compensation for wrongly imprisoned

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Kansas legislators expect to consider proposals next year to make it easier for people wrongly convicted of major crimes to win compensation from the state.

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