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15-year-old will stand trial as an adult for alleged stabbing

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A 15-year-old will stand trial as an adult for allegedly stabbing a 43-year-old woman. More>>

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Police: 3-year-old diapered driver crashes Jeep, runs home to watch cartoons

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A 3-year-old boy is accused of climbing into a Jeep, knocking it out of gear, crashing into a nearby house and then running home to watch cartoons. More>>

Hiker found dead in hot Utah canyon identified

Officials have identified a hiker found dead in southern Utah as a 52-year-old Missouri man. More>>

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Police: 1 child dies following morning wreck in Independence

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Police said an 11-year-old has died following a wreck in Independence that sent multiple people to the hospital Friday morning. More>>

Cat left in car at Worlds of Fun may not survive

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A cat left in a hot car at Worlds of Fun may not survive. A park security guard spotted and rescued the cat, but said it was in "pretty bad shape."

   
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Officer steps in to help 96-year-old woman in stifling hot house

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An officer stepped in to help an elderly woman who he found living in a stifling hot house in the midst of the summer heat. More>>

From fairs to baseball, people are trying to stay cool

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With the extremely hot temperatures, people who are out and about are taking added precautions. More>>

Large section of Independence without water

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A large water main break in the area of 40th Street and Blue Ridge Boulevard has robbed thousands of Independence residents of their water service tonight. Police say it could be up to five hours till service is restored. More>>

KCK braces for huge economic impact of soccer center

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Kansas City, KS, is bracing for even more growth since a big announcement this week. More>>

Friends and family say goodbye to Cadence Harris

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Friends and family said goodbye to the 5-year-old girl killed after a police chase and short standoff Friday. More>>

10-month-old baby dead after being left in hot car, 1 person arrested

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A 10-month-old baby is dead after being left in a hot car outside a house in south Wichita and police have arrested a man in connection to the death.
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Kansas court overturns brothers' death sentences

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The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday overturned the death sentences of two brothers convicted of capital murder in a crime spree in Wichita in 2000 including robbery, rape, forced sex and four fatal shootings in a snow-covered soccer field. More>>

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Reward increased for information about shooting death at busy intersection

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There has been an increase in the Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers TIPS Hotline reward to help track down those responsible for a shooting death on the city's southeast side. More>>

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 Monday at 10 p.m. KCTV5 exposes a charity scam in the metro.

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Inside the mind of a dog

Many of us talk to our dogs, but do they really understand what we say and feel? A researcher in Atlanta is looking into that very question.

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Sleep tracking gadgets - are they worth your money?

 Many have difficulties getting a good night's sleep, but now a lot of the popular fitness trackers also offer sleep tracking.

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POLAR BEAR LIVESTREAM

What are Nikita and Berlin up to today at the Kansas City Zoo? Find out here in this live polar-bear camera. The free, online viewing allows anyone to watch Nikita and Berlin up close from their computer.
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