A Southeast Missouri woman wrapped up a big week by taking home a piece of the record $600 million Powerball jackpot.
Authorities are investigating the death of a 10-week-old who suffered from a skull fracture and other injuries. More>>
A day after she refused to answer questions at a congressional hearing, Lois Lerner has been replaced as director the Internal Revenue Service division that oversaw agents who targeted tea party groups. More>>
Just by tweeting a certain phrase you'll be able to help a car run. More>>
A man seen with bloody hands wielding a butcher knife after the killing of a British soldier on the streets of London was described as a convert to Islam who took part in demonstrations with a banned radical group, two... More>>
In one of their most dramatic choices in a century, local leaders of the Boy Scouts of America voted Thursday on whether to ease a divisive ban and allow openly gay boys to be accepted into the nation's leading youth... More>>
A woman fired shots at three men attempting to break into her home, and one of the suspects was apparently shot in the chest, police said. More>>
Authorities say a woman found in a crashed car on Kansas City's Northeast side had been shot. More>>
As those with and without green thumbs tend their landscaping, experts warn that some trees and shrubs that look pretty are actually dangerous to wildlife and our ecosystem. More>>
The nation's record-low teen birth rate stems from robust declines in nearly every state, but most dramatically in several Mountain States and among Hispanics, according to a new government report. More>>
President Barack Obama on Thursday defended America's controversial drone attacks as legal, effective and a necessary linchpin in an evolving U.S. counterterrorism policy. But he acknowledged the targeted strikes are no... More>>
Janet Jackson is officially a billionaire. According to Variety, the singer's big bank account is thanks to decades in the music and acting business. More>>
A look at 15 years of tornadoes in Oklahoma as told by the people who lived through them. (05/23/13)
A field trip turned tragic for a group of fourth-graders in Minnesota when gravel drenched by rain gave way, killing two children and injuring two others.
A field trip turned tragic for a group of fourth-graders in Minnesota when gravel drenched by rain gave way, killing two children and injuring two others.More>>
Bottled water poured in (pun intended) from generous Kansas City area residents who helped out Oklahoma tornado victims through the Take 5 to Care effort. More>>
It's not unusual for a cat to get a hairball, but a 400-pound tiger needed help from Tampa Bay area surgeons when he couldn't hack up a basketball-size hairball by himself.(05/23/13) More>>
More than a dozen of Cleveland restaurants have pledged to give the man who rescued three Ohio women from captivity, free burgers for life. More>>
California authorities have arrested a 31-year-old Kansas resident who's accused of helping coordinate gang activities in Los Angeles. More>>
Hundreds of Phoenix police officers showed their support for a fallen colleague by attending his daughter's kindergarten graduation in Anthem on Wednesday.
When he was 6 weeks old, Kaiba Gionfriddo lay flat on a restaurant table, his skin turning blue. He had stopped breathing. More>>
A teacher in Moore, Oklahoma is heard trying to calm her screaming students while a tornado rips apart Briarwood Elementary School. (5/23/13) More>>
A man running from police picked the wrong building to run into - St. Louis County Police headquarters. More>>
Fourteen-hundred members of The Boy Scouts of America's National Council are expected to vote in Texas on Thursday on whether to end the group's ban on gay youths. More>>
Children who survived an E-F5 tornado as their elementary schools crumbled around them in Moore will get a chance to see their teachers and classmates again. More>>
A company that promised sightseer tours to the Bronx that included a New York City "ghetto" has stopped the bus rides under protest from an outraged neighborhood. More>>
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention wants baby boomers to get screened for Hepatitis C. More>>
It has been a difficult and long road to recovery for an 11-year-old victim of a hit-and-run. The girl's mother is making another plea to the driver responsible to turn herself in. More>>
Call it maternal instinct. More>>
While residents in Moore, OK, are just beginning their cleanup endeavor Joplin, MO, is marking two years since a devastating tornado tore through the town. More>>
A veteran TV anchorman has been fired in the wake of comments he made on Facebook claiming "pressure" by the IRS following his 2012 interview with President Barack Obama. More>>
Keeping the meltdown-stricken Fukushima nuclear plant in northeastern Japan in stable condition requires a cast of thousands. Increasingly the plant's operator is struggling to find enough workers, a trend that many... More>>
Nine-year-old Sydney Angle was "everywhere at once" when she was out on the softball field. Kyle Davis, 8, was nicknamed "The Wall" because of his size and presence on the soccer field. JaNae Hornsby, also 9, was the life of... More>>
Urban renewal? New census estimates show that most of the nation's largest cities further enhanced their allure last year, posting strong population growth for a second straight year. More>>
An 80-year-old Japanese mountaineer on Thursday became the oldest person to reach the top of Mount Everest - although his record may last only a few days. An 81-year-old Nepalese man, who held the previous record, plans his... More>>
A traffic stop two months ago by a Sheriff's Deputy in Montague County, TX turned deadly when the officer was shot point blank by the person he pulled over. More>>
Soda fountains provide refreshment during the long hot days of summer, but before filling up your next cup, KCTV5 discovered harmful bacteria growing on some of these beverage stations across the metro. More>>
There's a happy ending to the story of the little dog who was found standing guard over a body after the EF-5 tornado that decimated her neighborhood in Moore, OK. Her owner is alive, and they have been reunited thanks to the viral photo.
KCTV5 Meteorologist Tom Wachs was in Moore when the EF-5 tornado struck. In his last report from Moore, he reveals the horror he saw and the optimism he has for Moore's future. More>>
In the 1970s women were starting to break the glass ceiling in television news. Around that same time, a 22-year-old young journalist came to Kansas City and KCTV5 to start what would become a legendary career. More>>
At the center of a political storm, an Internal Revenue Service supervisor whose agents targeted conservative groups swore Wednesday she did nothing wrong, broke no laws and never lied to Congress. Then she refused to answer... More>>
A child was struck by a car Wednesday evening. More>>
Thank you Kansas City for your generosity in donating bottled water for tornado-ravaged areas of Oklahoma.
By KRISTI EATON Associated Press A North Dakota advertising agency is suing the creators of a Cartoon Network show, alleging that they copied a state marketing campaign. More>>
As the survivors of the tornadoes in Moore, OK, begin their recovery efforts, many will be trying to locate pets and photos. More>>
One man is dead after two men attacked him in broad daylight with knives and meat cleavers.
Residents of a southern Overland Park neighborhood had feared a vicious killer was on the loose after a jogger was found dead, but his death has been ruled a suicide. More>>