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FBI launches excessive force probe of Independence police

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The FBI announced Monday afternoon that it has launched an investigation of the Independence Police Department after a teen was left in a coma following an arrest. More>>

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Police step up seat belt enforcement in school zones

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Overland Park police are joining other metro law enforcement agencies in an effort to prevent children from being injured and killed in automobile crashes. More>>

Woman thanks police for not using deadly force on grandson

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An officer is being treated after a suspect stabbed him earlier this month in Edwardsville. Now, the suspect's grandmother is thanking police for sparing his life and not using deadly force. More>>

Dyson, Gore score in 9th for comeback Royals win

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Pinch-runners Jarrod Dyson and Terrance Gore scored in the ninth inning as the Kansas City Royals rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Monday night. More>>

Grand jury gets more time in Ferguson police shooting case

A grand jury in Missouri now has more time decide whether Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson should be charged for the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown. More>>

Urban Outfitters pulls offensive sweatshirt

After coming under fire on social media, Urban Outfitters has apologized for selling a "vintage" Kent State sweatshirt that many found highly offensive. More>>

In county where Rice avoided punishment, woman faces prison for infraction Video included

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The events took place in the same jurisdiction with the same prosecutor but had very different outcomes.

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Agent Storm: Inside al Qaeda for the CIA

Two worlds. Two identities and the ever-present, very real risk of death. More>>

Marriott wants guests to tip the housekeeper

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Marriott hotels wants to make sure you don't forget to tip the housekeeper.  More>>

Robin Thicke claims alcohol, drug abuse during 'Blurred Lines' deposition

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Singer Robin Thicke claims impairment, says he was abusing drugs and alcohol at deposition involving lawsuit for the song Blurred Lines. More>>

Kansas City council considers street harassment law

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The Kansas City Council is considering an ordinance to crack down on harassments and threats for those taking a stroll or riding a bicycle. More>>

TV chopper helps police capture suspected carjacker Video included

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A TV news-chopper helped police catch an alleged carjacker.

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Spanking isn't parenting; it's child abuse

The only person you can legally hit in the United States is a child. More>>

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  • Ukraine parliament ratifies EU pact

    Ukraine parliament ratifies EU pact

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 9:31 AM EDT2014-09-16 13:31:53 GMT
    The city council in Donetsk says three people have been killed and five wounded in shelling overnight in the city in eastern Ukraine.More >
    Ukraine's parliament ratified an agreement to deepen economic and political ties with the European Union on Tuesday, and passed legislation to grant autonomy to the rebellious east as part of a peace deal.More >
  • Syrian aircraft crashes in city held by IS group

    Syrian aircraft crashes in city held by IS group

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 9:01 AM EDT2014-09-16 13:01:54 GMT
    A Syrian military aircraft crashed into the de facto capital of the Islamic State group on Tuesday, killing at least eight people.More >
    A Syrian military aircraft crashed into the de facto capital of the Islamic State group on Tuesday, killing at least eight people, as thousands of residents fled to nearby villages in anticipation of expected U.S....More >
  • US to assign 3,000 from US military to fight Ebola

    US to assign 3,000 from US military to fight Ebola

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 8:52 AM EDT2014-09-16 12:52:50 GMT
    The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support to...More >
    The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support to overwhelmed local...More >
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