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Family offers $1,000 reward for dog that went missing after car crash

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A Blue Springs man was injured when his car rolled, but now he is just worried about his dog, who is missing after that crash. More>>

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Jennifer Lawrence, other female celebs targeted in online nude photo scandal

In a major breach of privacy, a hacker leaked a series of pictures showing Jennifer Lawrence and other female celebrities in the nude. More>>

Jenny McCarthy, Donnie Wahlberg tie the knot

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Wahlberg and McCarthy began dating last summer.

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Carrie Underwood announces pregnancy

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Country music star Carrie Underwood announced Monday on Twitter that she is pregnant with her first child. More>>

Amazing video: Wind blows over Royals fans inside Kauffman Stadium

Incredible video from Kauffman Stadium Sunday night. The wind so strong it knocked people over in the concourse inside the stadium. The game was eventually called off for the night. The Kansas City Royals will wrap up the game when they go to Cleveland in a few weeks. More>>

Americans detained in North Korea call for US help Video included

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North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and - watched by officials as they spoke - called for Washington to send a high-ranking... More>>

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Thunderstorms will revisit region Monday night

Thunderstorms will revisit the region this evening through early tonight. However, the greatest coverage and intensity will be south of the metro.  It's this area that may have pockets of severe weather along with flooding.
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Inquiries begin into nude celebrity photo leaks

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The FBI said Monday it was addressing allegations that online accounts of several celebrities, including Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence, had been hacked, leading to the posting of their nude photographs online. More>>

Small fire at Jack Stack Barbecue interrupts lunch on Plaza

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A small fire interrupted lunch for people eating at a Country Club Plaza restaurant Monday afternoon. More>>

US helicopter crashes in Gulf of Aden; all rescued

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A Marine Corps helicopter with 25 aboard crashed Monday in the Gulf of Aden, and all aboard were rescued, the Navy said. More>>

WEATHER BLOG

Additional storms will redevelop Labor Day afternoon and early at night. However, there is little happening early in the afternoon for outdoor grilling, that's the good news! More>>

KC-area manufacturers see skilled worker shortage

Manufacturing companies in Kansas and Missouri say there are plenty of high-paying jobs available for people qualified to run sophisticated factory equipment, but there doesn't seem to be enough local talent to fill them. More>>

Cancer fighter looks to Royals for help in fight of life

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With the Kansas City Royals on the unexpected path of being in the running for the playoffs, a Kansas City man hopes that luck can rub off in the biggest fight he has ever faced. More>>

Union members celebrate Labor Day with Kansas City parade

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Labor Day was celebrated Monday through a parade and festival at the Liberty Memorial and Penn Valley Park. More>>

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71-year-old killed in shootout with officers

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A 71-year-old central Kansas man has been identified as the person killed in a shootout with Kansas Highway Patrol troopers and Barton County deputies over the weekend. More>>

Lightning to blame for Kansas City church fire

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Severe weather that rolled through the metro overnight did more than cause major issues for drivers, it did severe damage to a Kansas City church. More>>

Study: Action-packed TV might make you snack more

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Could action-packed TV fare make you fat? That's the implication of a new study that found people snacked more watching fast-paced television than viewing a more leisurely paced talk show. More>>

Japanese baseball game goes 50 innings

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Chukyo was able to defeat Sotoku by scoring three runs in the 50th inning

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CO woman impaled in buttocks after texting and driving Video included

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A woman who was texting while driving was impaled by guardrail pole.

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Severe weather wrecks havoc at Santa-Cali-Gon Days

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Barricades blocking off streets were back up Monday after being picked up and tossed down them, causing some scary moments for festival goers. More>>

Measles vaccine may have cured Minnesota woman's cancer Video included

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Stacy Erholtz made international news earlier this year after doctors announced her cancer was in remission due to the treatment after enduring the 10 most difficult years of her life.

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Police: Accidental, self-inflicted gunshot kills 18-year-old

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An 18-year-old died after he accidentally shot himself Sunday night, according to police. More>>

Storms roll through Midwest with strong winds

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A storm spotter remains hospitalized in Sioux City after lightning struck him as storms moved across several Midwest states Sunday night leaving power outages, trees down and campers overturned. More>>

Ferguson police to receive body cameras Video included

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Thanks to donations, Ferguson police are starting to wear wearable cameras on patrols. 

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Police ID man shot, killed in confrontation with police

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One man is dead after he was shot by Kansas City police early Sunday morning on the city's northeast side. More>>

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Terminal B reopens after bomb threat at KCI

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Terminal B at Kansas City International Airport was evacuated due to a bomb threat Sunday night. More>>

Pro-Russian rebels lower demands in peace talks

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Pro-Russian rebels softened their demand for full independence Monday, saying they would respect Ukraine's sovereignty in exchange for autonomy - a shift that reflects Moscow's desire to strike a deal at a new... More>>

Oak Grove man, 79, killed in I-70 wreck

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A 79-year-old Oak Grove, MO, man was killed late Sunday evening in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 70. More>>

Chiefs re-sign QB Alex Smith to new four-year deal

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Quarterback Alex Smith and the Chiefs agreed Sunday on a $68 million extension that should keep him in Kansas City through the 2018 season. More>>

Boy calls police from inside carjacked SUV Video included

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A boy calls 911 from inside a carjacked vehicle with four other kids. 

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Israeli children return to school after Gaza war

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Thousands of Israeli children in areas near the Gaza Strip went back to school Monday after spending the summer in bomb shelters as rockets and mortars rained on their communities during the 50-day Israel-Hamas war, while... More>>

Beijing faces defiance in Hong Kong on vote reform

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Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers disrupted a Beijing official's speech Monday as he sought to explain a decision announced over the weekend to tightly limit voting reforms for the southern Chinese financial hub. More>>

Lawmakers: Islamic State groups wants to hit US

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Cities in the United States and Western Europe are being eyed as Islamic State militants' future targets and President Barack Obama needs to take action, U.S. lawmakers say. More>>

Bad weather shuts down concerts, delays flights

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Severe thunderstorms across the Northeast on Sunday slowed operations at airports, wreaked havoc at outdoor sporting and musical events in New York and Philadelphia and sent people scurrying from a beach after three men... More>>

US judge blocks enforcement of new La abortion law

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A federal judge has temporarily blocked Louisiana from enforcing its restrictive new abortion law. But lawyers and advocates appeared to disagree about whether the judge's order affects doctors at all five abortion... More>>

Islamist militia now guards US Embassy in Libya

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An Islamist-allied militia group in control of Libya's capital now guards the U.S. Embassy and its residential compound, a commander said Sunday, as onlookers toured the abandoned homes of diplomats who fled the... More>>

Cuba cracks down on goods in flyers' luggage

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A carload of burly nephews and grandsons greeted Martha and Alfredo Gonzalez when they stepped out of Havana's international airport into the blazing heat of an August afternoon. More>>

Philippine troops pull 'greatest escape' in Golan

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Under cover of darkness, 40 Filipino peacekeepers escaped their besieged outpost in the Golan Heights after a seven-hour gunbattle with Syrian rebels, Philippine officials said Sunday. Al-Qaida-linked insurgents still hold... More>>

Aftershocks follow 5.1 Alaska earthquake

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Aftershocks continue to rattle interior Alaska after a 5.1-magnitude earthquake Saturday night. More>>

Official: 5 killed in plane crash north of Denver

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A spokesman for the National Transportation Board says all five people aboard a small plane that crashed near an airport north of Denver have died. More>>

Ukraine: rebels fire on border guard vessel

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Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday called on Ukraine to immediately start talks on a political solution to the crisis in eastern Ukraine. More>>

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  • Civil disobedience expected in fast-food pay fight

    Civil disobedience expected in fast-food pay fight

    Monday, September 1 2014 7:03 PM EDT2014-09-01 23:03:49 GMT
    McDonald's, Wendy's and other fast-food restaurants are expected to be targeted with acts of civil disobedience that could lead to arrests Thursday as labor organizers escalate their campaign to unionize...More >
    McDonald's, Wendy's and other fast-food restaurants are expected to be targeted with acts of civil disobedience that could lead to arrests Thursday as labor organizers escalate their campaign to unionize the...More >
  • Austerity debate flares as Europe recovery fades

    Austerity debate flares as Europe recovery fades

    Monday, September 1 2014 5:40 PM EDT2014-09-01 21:40:53 GMT
    Europe's recovery is in danger. Governments are under pressure to save it, but struggling with political obstacles and disagreement among themselves over what to do.More >
    Europe's economic recovery is in danger. Governments are under pressure to save it, but struggling with political obstacles and disagreement among themselves over what to do.More >
  • Obama: 'Revving' economy calls for higher wages

    Obama: 'Revving' economy calls for higher wages

    Monday, September 1 2014 5:01 PM EDT2014-09-01 21:01:00 GMT
    President Barack Obama is sounding more bullish these days about the nation's recovery from the Great Recession. And the White House is encouraging Democrats to show similar optimism as they head into the...More >
    President Barack Obama renewed his push for Congress to raise the minimum wage Monday in a buoyant accounting of the economy's "revving" performance, delivered on behalf of Democrats opening their fall campaigns for...More >
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