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Competitive cornhole leagues rise in popularity in Kansas City

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Cornhole, the popular backyard picnic game that you’ve likely played, is seeing a huge surge in popularity in Kansas City.

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Trump corrects his quote, says misspoke on Russian meddling Video included

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Standing alongside Putin, Trump steered clear of any confrontation with the Russian, going so far as to question American intelligence and last week's federal indictments that accused 12 Russians of hacking into Democratic email accounts to hurt Hillary Clinton in 2016.

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Drivers experiencing longer wait times at DMV offices in Mission, Olathe

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Problems with long lines at the DMV in Mission is not letting up. 

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Elderly man drowns in pool outside Overland Park home

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Overland Park police are investigating after an individual drowned. 

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Police arrest suspect after Kansas City bank burglarized

It happened at about 6:30 a.m. at the U.S. Bank located at 10401 Holmes Road. (File photo) It happened at about 6:30 a.m. at the U.S. Bank located at 10401 Holmes Road. (File photo)
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Police have arrested a suspect after a bank was burglarized in south Kansas City early Tuesday morning.

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Shawnee replaces 40-year-old tornado siren

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A 40-year-old tornado siren in Shawnee has been replaced after it stopped working.

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The Melting Pot says it will reopen on July 18

The Melting Pot restaurant has been temporarily closed due to eight critical violations, according to inspection records from the Kansas City Health Department.  (Caroline Sweeney) The Melting Pot restaurant has been temporarily closed due to eight critical violations, according to inspection records from the Kansas City Health Department.  (Caroline Sweeney)
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The Melting Pot restaurant has been temporarily closed due to eight critical violations, according to inspection records from the Kansas City Health Department.  

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Watch: Time-lapse video shows 'wet microburst' striking St. Louis

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A microburst is a localized column of rapidly sinking air within a thunderstorm.

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Trump corrects his quote, says misspoke on Russian meddling

Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, makes a statement as U.S. President Donald Trump, left, looks on at the beginning of a meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivai) Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, makes a statement as U.S. President Donald Trump, left, looks on at the beginning of a meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivai)
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President Donald Trump says he meant the opposite when he said in Helsinki that he doesn't see why Russia would have interfered in the 2016 U.S. elections.

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Forecast: Lightning, high winds possible during stormy Kansas City evening

Meteorologists will be keeping an eye on Live Power Doppler as increasing chances for storms near the Kansas City area. There is a 60-percent chance for storms Tuesday afternoon and evening with highs in the upper 80s. 

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Republicans join Democrats in condemning Trump's remarks Video included

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Tech N9ne surprises his biggest fan in Kansas City

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A Kansas City girl was in for a very big surprise when she got to rapper Tech N9ne.

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Dating coach shares tips on how to keep fire burning in your marriage

A long-term relationship is great but a major pitfall can be keeping that passion alive. Dating coach Timmy Gibson shares some tips on how to keep it going.

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Hometown hero Harper wins thrilling HR Derby over Schwarber

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Harper thrills home crowd and father by winning Home Run Derby over Schwarber 19-18.

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Chalk-sicles are perfect for kids in the summer

Tricia Szasz from Parkville Artisans Studio joined us in the Price Chopper Kitchen to show us a DIY project that’s perfect for kids in the summer.

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Ex-Missouri trooper loses officer permit in Iowa man's death

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The state of Missouri has revoked the peace officer license of a former highway patrol trooper who was driving a patrol boat when a handcuffed Iowa man fell out and drowned.

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Kansas Sen. Moran: Russian summit was 'missed opportunity'

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Kansas Sen. Jerry Moran says President Trump's summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin was a "missed opportunity" to press for "better behavior" from Russia.

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Officials: In policy shift, US open to meeting with Taliban

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That marks a tactical shift by the Trump administration, which has previously only appeared willing to participate in discussions with the Taliban if those talks also involve the Afghan government. 

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Missouri right-to-work foes raise millions more than opponents

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The group fighting a ballot measure that would make Missouri a right-to-work state has outraised its opponents by more than $4 million.

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MGM Resorts sues more than 1000 mass shooting victims to avoid liability

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MGM Resorts International has filed lawsuits against more than 1,000 victims of the October 1 mass shooting in Las Vegas claiming the company has no liability for any of the injuries or deaths.

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Amazon's Prime Day is off to a red hot start, despite glitches

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Sales soared by 41% in the first five hours of Prime Day compared to the first five hours last year, according to Feedvisor, a software company that uses algorithm and machine learning to track e-commerce pricing.

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Raytown police find missing Kansas City autistic teen

Jason Devers, 18, had been last seen at 4 a.m. near the 7500 block of South Park Road. (KCPD) Jason Devers, 18, had been last seen at 4 a.m. near the 7500 block of South Park Road. (KCPD)
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Police in Raytown have found an autistic teenager who went missing from his Kansas City home early Tuesday morning.

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NRA backs Kobach's rival in race for Kansas governor

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Kansas conservative firebrand Kris Kobach has failed to land the coveted endorsement from the National Rifle Association in the Republican primary race for governor.

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Model breastfeeds daughter on runway

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Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model Mara Martin turned heads as she walked the runway while breastfeeding her 5-month-old daughter.

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Teen with peanut allergy dies after eating Chips Ahoy cookie, family says

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A mother in Florida said her 15-year-old daughter died from an allergic reaction after accidentally eating a Chips Ahoy peanut butter cookie. 

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UMKC student's dad has questions about Kansas City killing

Koppu's father, Koppu Ram Mohan, told reporters in Hyderabad, India, that his son had already quit his part-time job at the restaurant and was working his last shift when he was killed. (AP) Koppu's father, Koppu Ram Mohan, told reporters in Hyderabad, India, that his son had already quit his part-time job at the restaurant and was working his last shift when he was killed. (AP)
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The father of an Indian engineering student at the University of Missouri-Kansas City who was fatally shot in Kansas City said Tuesday that he wishes a person of interest in the killing had been arrested rather than shot to death by police, because he wants to know why the man killed his son.

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Nickelodeon announces new 'Rugrats' episodes, movie

Rugrats characters attend the Nickelodeon sponsored 90sFEST Pop Culture and Music Festival on September 12, 2015. (Photo by Donald Bowers/Getty Images for Nickelodeon) Rugrats characters attend the Nickelodeon sponsored 90sFEST Pop Culture and Music Festival on September 12, 2015. (Photo by Donald Bowers/Getty Images for Nickelodeon)
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Tommy, Chuckie and the gang have a new TV and movie deal. Nickelodeon and Paramount Pictures have announced the animated children's series "Rugrats" is returning to the network with 26 episodes.

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New website provides online voter registration for Kansans

The online option is called KS Votes and has already been used by more than 4,000 people. (KCTV5) The online option is called KS Votes and has already been used by more than 4,000 people. (KCTV5)
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Tuesday is the final day to register to vote in the state of Kansas ahead of the August primary election. And for those who have put it off, there is now a new way to register without taking the time to drive to a voter registration office.

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Mom shares terrifying story of daughter trapped in washing machine

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A mother in Conifer, Colorado said her 4-year-old son woke them up crying hysterically. They finally made out what he was saying -- "Kloe. Inside. Washer." 

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Experimental blood test could detect melanoma skin cancer early, study finds

Blood is drawn from an unidentified patient during a routine exam Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016 at a Boston area medical clinic. (AP Photo/Dwayne Desaulniers) Blood is drawn from an unidentified patient during a routine exam Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016 at a Boston area medical clinic. (AP Photo/Dwayne Desaulniers)
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Researchers have developed an experimental blood test to detect melanoma.

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Man, woman arrested after vehicle slams into Kansas City home during chase

The vehicle fled and, after a short chase, crashed into another vehicle and a garage door at a home in the 4600 block of S Benton Boulevard. (KCTV5) The vehicle fled and, after a short chase, crashed into another vehicle and a garage door at a home in the 4600 block of S Benton Boulevard. (KCTV5)
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A man and a woman have been arrested after a police chase ended with a vehicle crashing into a Kansas City home early Tuesday morning.

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'Possible serial killer' arrested in connection to 3 deadly shootings

Jose Gilberto Rodriguez (Houston Police) Jose Gilberto Rodriguez (Houston Police)
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A man suspected in three fatal shootings has been arrested in Houston.

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Father of 2 dies after being struck by lightning while mowing lawn

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A father of two was struck by lightning while mowing his mother's lawn.

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9th animal dies after jaguar escapes enclosure at New Orleans zoo

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The jaguar escaped its enclosure over the weekend and killed several animals.

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Man bitten by deadly cobra sparks concern over exotic pets

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Residents are worried about exotic animals next door after their neighbor was bitten by his pet cobra.

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Woman impaled by beach umbrella in freak accident

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Police say a  woman was impaled by a beach umbrella on the New Jersey shore.

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Police release mugshot of dog that ran away from home

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A dog is home after police in New Jersey posted its mugshot.

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Troopers reopen SB I-635 after dump truck hits sign, get stuck under bridge

Kansas Highway Patrol says a dump truck struck an overhead sign and the 34th Street overpass. (KHP Trooper Candice) Kansas Highway Patrol says a dump truck struck an overhead sign and the 34th Street overpass. (KHP Trooper Candice)
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Authorities in Kansas City, KS, have reopened southbound Interstate-635 at Kansas Highway 5 after it was closed for nearly three hours when a dump truck hit a street sign and got stuck under a bridge.

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College student walks 20 miles to first day of work, CEO gives him a car

Walter Carr is tearful as he's surprised with a new car after walking 20 miles to work. (WMBA via CNN) Walter Carr is tearful as he's surprised with a new car after walking 20 miles to work. (WMBA via CNN)
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A dedicated college student walked 20 miles so he could arrive to work on time. 

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Police: 7-year-old killed while trying to get help after father's drunken crash

This undated photo provided by Sandria Burt shows 7-year-old DeSandra Mariah Thomas. (GoFundMe) This undated photo provided by Sandria Burt shows 7-year-old DeSandra Mariah Thomas. (GoFundMe)
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The driver who struck the girl is not expected to be charged.

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Man passes away hour after learning his significant other died in car crash

Barbara Butler and Ron Niemi (Provided to WNEM) Barbara Butler and Ron Niemi (Provided to WNEM)
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(Meredith/WNEM) - A Mid-Michigan woman died in a single-car crash and her partner passed away just an hour after hearing the news. The couple leaves behind a huge family who is trying to cope with the sudden tragedy of losing both of them. “They had a lot of love for each other,” said Rick Niemi, the couple’s son. “Everybody just knew them as Barb and Ron. Everybody knew they were together. You didn’t really see one without the other.” Barbara Bu...

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Trial enters second day for salon manager charged in blaze that killed 2 Kansas City firefighters

The trial for a salon manager accused of starting a fire that killed two Kansas City firefighters will enter its second day on Tuesday. Thu Hong Nguyen, 46, is charged with arson, second-degree murder and causing a catastrophe in the October 2015 fire that killed 43-year-old Larry Leggio and 39-year-old John Mesh.

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China files WTO challenge to US $200B tariff plan

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China's government says it has filed a World Trade Organization case challenging U.S. President Donald Trump's plan to raise tariffs on Chinese goods worth $200 billion in an escalating dispute over technology policy.

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Liver cancer death rate in US surged 43% in 16 years

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Liver cancer death rates increased for both men and women 25 and older, as well as white, black and Hispanic people. Only Asians and Pacific Islanders saw a decrease in mortality from liver cancer.

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Mom catches dust devil on camera as it blows through Oak Grove baseball game

Heather Bunting caught this video of a dust devil as it blew through a baseball game at Webb Park in Oak Grove this weekend, upending a tent in the process.

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The Rant: KCTV5 viewers talk meeting between President Trump, Vladimir Putin

President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin met in Finland on Monday. 

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'I don't have a nose': Texas woman accused of biting off victim's nose in struggle

Jessica Collins (KTRK) Jessica Collins (KTRK)
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A Texas woman is trying to raise money to get emergency plastic surgery after she said a woman jumped her, yanked her to the ground and bit off part of her nose. 

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Perez, Cain reunite at 2018 MLB All-Star Game

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Former teammates and current best friends Salvador Perez and Lorenzo Cain will be reuniting for the MLB All-Star game. 

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After 10 black Wash U. students are falsely accused of dine and dash, Clayton PD apologizes Video included

Outside of Washington University (Credit: KMOV) Outside of Washington University (Credit: KMOV)
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The Clayton Police Department issued an apology after its police officers falsely accused 10 Washington University students of not paying for their meal at an IHOP restaurant the night of July 7.

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Some warranties may be more strict that you might assume

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The next time you invest in a big ticket item, like a new piece of furniture, you might want to take a close look at the fine print. Some warranties may be much more strict that you might assume.

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St. Thomas Aquinas Choir to perform with the band Foreigner

The St Thomas Aquinas Choir will be singing backup for Foreigner at Starlight, giving 25 area high school students a chance of a lifetime. (Betsy Webster/KCTV5) The St Thomas Aquinas Choir will be singing backup for Foreigner at Starlight, giving 25 area high school students a chance of a lifetime. (Betsy Webster/KCTV5)
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The St Thomas Aquinas Choir will be singing backup for Foreigner at Starlight, giving 25 area high school students a chance of a lifetime. 

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Government shuts down website for doctors searching for treatment guidelines

The US Department of Health and Human Services earmarked $1.2 million to fund the site in 2017. (CNN) The US Department of Health and Human Services earmarked $1.2 million to fund the site in 2017. (CNN)
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While some bemoan its demise, the website may soon be rescued, according to the agency.

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Two planes carrying over 250 passengers make emergency landings in Kansas City

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Two planes carrying over 250 passengers made emergency landings at Kansas City International Airport on Monday. 

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Federal judge pauses deportations of reunited families

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A federal judge on Monday ordered the US government to temporarily pause deportations of reunited families to allow attorneys time to debate whether he should more permanently extend that order.

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Greitens' campaign spent $610K on legal fees in final months

Former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens. (AP File Photo) Former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens. (AP File Photo)

Former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' campaign spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on legal fees in his final months in office before he resigned amid scandals.

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Royals release new photos to mark Prince Louis's christening

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Kensington Palace has released family photos of Prince Louis in the arms of his mother, the Duchess of Cambridge, to mark the baby boy's christening.

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Police unaware of man before Kansas City college student's death

The gunman has been identified as 25-year-old Marlin Mack. (KCPD) The gunman has been identified as 25-year-old Marlin Mack. (KCPD)
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A man who was fatally shot after wounding three Kansas City police officers during a gunfight had not drawn law enforcement's attention before he became a person of interest this month in the death of a college student from India, police said Monday.

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Hazmat crews on scene at 175th Street, Lackman

The Johnson County Sheriff's Office is investigating after hazardous material was spilled earlier on Monday. The Johnson County Sheriff's Office is investigating after hazardous material was spilled earlier on Monday.
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The Johnson County Sheriff's Office is investigating after hazardous material was spilled earlier on Monday.

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Sens. Blunt, McCaskill back finding of Russian interference

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Missouri's U.S. senators are standing by the intelligence community's conclusion that the Russians interfered in the 2016 elections after President Donald Trump questioned that.

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Family sues Leavenworth Police Department after officer kills their loved one

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Antonio Garcia Jr. died last year. His family wants to see the body camera video of the shooting which the department has so far kept under wraps. 

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Jessep Carter, half-brother of Kylr Yust, charged with arson

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The half-brother of an accused murderer has been charged with second-degree arson, court records say.  

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Police: Man killed was 'person of interest' in fatal Kansas City robbery

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A man was under surveillance in an investigation into the killing of an Indian college student when he was fatally shot during a gunfight with Kansas City police, investigators said.

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Amazon's Prime Day runs into snags swiftly

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Amazon's website ran into some snags quickly Monday on its much-hyped Prime Day, an embarrassment for the tech company on the shopping holiday it created.

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Wisconsin's Walker endorses Kansas governor in primary race

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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has endorsed Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer as Colyer faces a crowded Republican primary featuring a serious challenge on his right.

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Kansas City police investigate homicide near 38th, Kensington

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Police are investigating the city's latest homicide near 38th Street and Kensington Avenue. Officers were called about 1:10 p.m. Monday.

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