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Tip leads investigators to stolen vehicles in suspected chop shop in Independence

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A number of stolen vehicles were found inside a suspected 'chop shop' in Independence. 

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Community prepares to honor two fallen Wyandotte County deputies

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Two Wyandotte County deputies killed in the line of duty will be laid to rest Thursday following a joint funeral service.

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Complete list of Fourth of July fireworks celebrations in your neighborhood

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Here is a list of fireworks, festivals and other Independence Day events in cities across the metro area. 

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Police seek help locating missing, endangered 26-year-old Belton woman

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Jessica N. Parsons was last seen Sunday. She left her home on foot and supposedly went for a walk to Memorial Park in Belton.

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Kansas governor highlights denial of 21 requests for pardons

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Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer has denied 21 requests for pardons and highlighted his decisions with a news conference focusing on a case involving a pregnant teenage girl's murder in 2006.

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Stabbing leaves one with critical injuries in Kansas City

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A man is in the hospital in critical condition following a stabbing outside a Kansas City gas station.  The stabbing happened at 8:30 p.m. outside the doors of the 7-Eleven gas station at East 27th Street and Van Brunt.  One person is in custody, according to police.  Copyright 2018 KCTV (Meredith Corp.) All rights reserved. More>>

Following loss of deputies, New York Yankees send flowers to Wyandotte County Sheriff's Office

Deputies Theresa King and Patrick Rohrer. Deputies Theresa King and Patrick Rohrer.
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Notes, flowers and tributes have flowed in to the Wyandotte County Sheriff's Office from across the country after two sheriff's deputies were killed late last week.  Among those honoring them are the New York Yankees baseball team.  The Wyandotte County Sheriff's Office posted on Facebook that the Yankees purchased and delivered wreath arrangements for deputies Theresa King and Patrick Rohrer. POST: According to an article that appeared in May in The New York Times, th... More>>

Youngest migrants held in 'tender age' shelters

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Migrant babies and young children are being held in special "tender age" shelters after being taken from their parents at the US-Mexico border.

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Escobar's consecutive streak as Royals' SS to end

Murray says Escobar wanted to be back with the team and the interest was mutual. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) Murray says Escobar wanted to be back with the team and the interest was mutual. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Alcides Escobar's streak of making 406 consecutive starts as the Kansas City Royals shortstop is about to end.

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Candidate apologizes for citing deputy deaths in fundraiser

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A Kansas congressional candidate has apologized for a campaign email about the deaths of two sheriff's deputies that led to a fundraising page.

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Herrera happy to change role with contending Nationals

(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). Newly acquired pitcher Kelvin Herrera, speaks to the media before a game against the Baltimore Orioles, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). Newly acquired pitcher Kelvin Herrera, speaks to the media before a game against the Baltimore Orioles, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Washington.
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After escaping from last-place Kansas City, Herrera relinquishes closer role for contending Nationals.

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US prepares for return of war dead remains from North Korea

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U.S. officials: American military command in South Korea prepares for North Korea to turn over remains of an unknown number of U.S. or allied service members missing since the Korean War.

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Future Royals pitcher Jackson Kowar shines in College World Series

Florida pitcher Jackson Kowar (37) delivers against Texas in the fourth inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball elimination game in Omaha, Neb., Tuesday, June 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik) Florida pitcher Jackson Kowar (37) delivers against Texas in the fourth inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball elimination game in Omaha, Neb., Tuesday, June 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
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A future Kansas City Royals pitcher made some history at the College World Series on Tuesday.  Florida Gators pitcher Jackson Kowar, selected by the Royals in the second round of the 2018 MLB Draft, struck out 13 Texas Longhorns on Tuesday.  Kowar is the first pitcher to strike out 13 in a College World Series game since 2010. He's the first pitcher in about 40 years to strike out 13 in less than 7 innings, according to ESPN.  Florida defeated Texas 6-1 in the elimin... More>>

Adalberto Mondesi to see playing time at shortstop, Yost says

Adalberto Mondesi (AP File Photo) Adalberto Mondesi (AP File Photo)
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Monday evening's trade of former Kansas City Royals closer Kelvin Herrera was one passing of the torch.  On Tuesday, Royals manager Ned Yost announced another one as Adalberto Mondesi will become the full-time shortstop soon.  Once Mondesi starts at the position, it will bring to an end current shortstop Alcides Escobar's streak.  "You know, we talked about the streak last night," Yost said. "And there's going to be times where he'll sit. But it's time... More>>

Ways to assist the families of the Wyandotte County Sheriff's deputies

There are two available options to assist the families of fallen Wyandotte County Sheriff's deputies Patrick Rohrer and Theresa King. (KCTV5) There are two available options to assist the families of fallen Wyandotte County Sheriff's deputies Patrick Rohrer and Theresa King. (KCTV5)
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There are multiple options to assist the families of fallen Wyandotte County Sheriff's deputies Patrick Rohrer and Theresa King. 

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Questions remain after police shooting in downtown Kansas City killed 2 men

A lot remains unknown five days after a police shooting in downtown Kansas City killed two men. Police say two men were arguing over a gun and a golf cart at Barney Allis Plaza near 12th and Wyandotte when police arrived and opened fire. Both men -- Timothy Mosley and Robert White -- died. More>>

FORECAST: This is just the beginning of a long string of wet days

Skies will be littered with clouds this evening from storms scattered across the Midwest as a few ongoing showers and thunderstorms continue to rumble across our area. More>>

Second man charged with murder in teen's death outside of Olathe restaurant Video included

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Police have identified the person killed outside of an Olathe restaurant as 17-year-old Daniel Bowden.

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Roberts, Moran say they oppose policy of separating families at the border

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U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS) and U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran (R-KS) are both calling on the U.S. Justice Department to halt family separations.  Roberts was one of 12 Republican Senators to write a letter to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions calling for an end to the policy.  "We support the administration’s efforts to enforce our immigration laws, but we cannot support implementation of a policy that results in the categorical forced separation of minor children fr... More>>

Sheriff's Office: Body discovered in field in Harrisonville Video included

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The Cass County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a body was discovered in the 23500 block of S. Airport Road in Harrisonville.

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'Jurassic Dorito' giant chip selling for more than $12,200 on eBay

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Frito-Lay has announced the creation of the Jurassic Dorito, which is 18 times the size of a regular Dorito chip -- and it's going for $12,211 on eBay as of the afternoon on June 19.

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'It's a blessing': Woman, 75, freed from prison after 30 years on Greitens' last day

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A woman who spent more than three decades behind bars had her sentence commuted by Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on his last day in office.

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Edwardsville mayor, state Senate candidate apologizes amid leaked blackface photo Video included

Current Edwardsville mayor and State Senate candidate Hal Patton photographed 10 years ago at a friends Halloween Party. (Credit: Belleville News-Democrat) Current Edwardsville mayor and State Senate candidate Hal Patton photographed 10 years ago at a friends Halloween Party. (Credit: Belleville News-Democrat)
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State Senate candidate and current Edwardsville Mayor Hal Patton is coming under fire for a controversial photo that surfaced of him in blackface taken nearly 10 years ago. 

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Candidate's poster of Wonder Woman lassoing cop criticized

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The only Democratic candidate of Kansas attorney general is under fire for displaying a poster in her law office that shows the cartoon character Wonder Woman holding a lasso that is around a police officer's neck.

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Missouri lawmaker who helped investigate Greitens resigns

Republican Rep. Shawn Rhoads (Missouri House of Representatives) Republican Rep. Shawn Rhoads (Missouri House of Representatives)

A Missouri House member who served on a panel investigating former Gov. Eric Greitens has resigned from the Legislature.

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What drinking alcohol means for your cancer and death risk

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Those who never drink also might do so for other health reasons that could put them at an overall higher risk of death compared with light drinkers.

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Amazon's Alexa checks in to Marriott hotels

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Amazon announced a partnership with Marriott, bringing Echo devices to hotel rooms. 

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Police: Mom caught son in bed with middle school counselor

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Shannon Hathaway, who was a 33-year-old counselor at Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD's Harwood Junior High School, was booked into the Tarrant County Jail on Thursday, accused of improper relationship between educator and student. 

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  • Following loss of deputies, New York Yankees send flowers to Wyandotte County Sheriff's Office

    Following loss of deputies, New York Yankees send flowers to Wyandotte County Sheriff's Office

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 10:14 PM EDT2018-06-20 02:14:25 GMT
    Deputies Theresa King and Patrick Rohrer.Deputies Theresa King and Patrick Rohrer.
    Deputies Theresa King and Patrick Rohrer.Deputies Theresa King and Patrick Rohrer.
    Notes, flowers and tributes have flowed in to the Wyandotte County Sheriff's Office from across the country after two sheriff's deputies were killed late last week.  Among those honoring them are the New York Yankees baseball team.  The Wyandotte County Sheriff's Office posted on Facebook that the Yankees purchased and delivered wreath arrangements for deputies Theresa King and Patrick Rohrer. POST: According to an article that appeared in May in The New York Times, th...More >
    Notes, flowers and tributes have flowed in to the Wyandotte County Sheriff's Office from across the country after two sheriff's deputies were killed late last week.  Among those honoring them are the New York Yankees baseball team.  The Wyandotte County Sheriff's Office posted on Facebook that the Yankees purchased and delivered wreath arrangements for deputies Theresa King and Patrick Rohrer. POST: According to an article that appeared in May in The New York Times, th...More >
  • Escobar's consecutive streak as Royals' SS to end

    Escobar's consecutive streak as Royals' SS to end

    Murray says Escobar wanted to be back with the team and the interest was mutual. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)Murray says Escobar wanted to be back with the team and the interest was mutual. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
    Murray says Escobar wanted to be back with the team and the interest was mutual. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)Murray says Escobar wanted to be back with the team and the interest was mutual. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

    Alcides Escobar's streak of making 406 consecutive starts as the Kansas City Royals shortstop is about to end.

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    Alcides Escobar's streak of making 406 consecutive starts as the Kansas City Royals shortstop is about to end.

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  • Herrera happy to change role with contending Nationals

    Herrera happy to change role with contending Nationals

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 8:58 PM EDT2018-06-20 00:58:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). Newly acquired pitcher Kelvin Herrera, speaks to the media before a game against the Baltimore Orioles, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). Newly acquired pitcher Kelvin Herrera, speaks to the media before a game against the Baltimore Orioles, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Washington.
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). Newly acquired pitcher Kelvin Herrera, speaks to the media before a game against the Baltimore Orioles, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). Newly acquired pitcher Kelvin Herrera, speaks to the media before a game against the Baltimore Orioles, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Washington.

    After escaping from last-place Kansas City, Herrera relinquishes closer role for contending Nationals.

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    After escaping from last-place Kansas City, Herrera relinquishes closer role for contending Nationals.

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