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KC Wolf reaches settlement following serious fall

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The man who plays the Kansas City Chiefs' mascot, KC Wolf, has reached a settlement with the company responsible for an undisclosed amount after he suffered serious injuries while rehearsing a zip line routine last season. More>>

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Police: $100K in bronze vases stolen from Raytown grave sites

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Raytown police are investigating the theft of thousands of dollars worth of bronze cemetery vases. More>>

Cooling centers open to beat the heat

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Wyandotte County libraries: Argentine Branch2800 Metropolitan, Kansas City, KS 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday Main Branch625 More>>

4 firefighters shocked, 1 critically, while helping CU students with ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Video included

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Two of the injured firefighters were treated at and released from a Campbellsville hospital, according to police.
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Faces of Kansas City: Pitmasters with a passion for helping others

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The Harvesters charity might bring up images of canned goods and non-perishable foods, but one team is putting a Kansas City spin on their donations for the hungry. More>>

Pentagon: Islamic State militants will regroup

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U.S. airstrikes have helped Iraqi and Kurdish forces regain their footing in Iraq, but the well-resourced Islamic State militants can be expected to regroup and stage a new offensive, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said... More>>

Israel kills 3 Hamas military commanders in Gaza

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Israel stepped up its campaign against Gaza's ruling Hamas on Thursday, killing three of the group's senior military commanders in an airstrike that pulverized a four-story home, the second such attack targeting... More>>

Report: James Foley's captors originally asked for huge ransom

The captors of American journalist James Foley had demanded a ransom of 100 million euros ($132.5 million) for his release, according to GlobalPost spokesman Richard Byrne. More>>

Gov. Nixon taking National Guard out of Ferguson

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Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday ordered the Missouri National Guard to begin withdrawing from Ferguson, where nightly scenes of unrest have erupted since a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old nearly... More>>

Fire crews work to rescue man from high-rise

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The Kansas City Fire Department is on the scene of a high-rise rescue. More>>

Heat advisory issued for Kansas City as temperatures rise

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Kansas Citians might want to avoid going outside if they don't have to as hot weather moves into the area, bringing triple-digit heat indices. More>>

Woman sues Facebook over revenge porn profile Video included

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Texas woman is suing Facebook over a fake profile.

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Gov. Nixon withdraws MO National Guard from Ferguson Video included

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After days of violent protests in Ferguson demonstrations have taken on a more peaceful tone and now Gov. Nixon has ordered the National Guard to begin withdrawing from the city. More>>

Nixon orders withdrawal of Guard from Ferguson

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Gov. Jay Nixon is ordering the Missouri National Guard to begin withdrawing from Ferguson, where nightly scenes of unrest have erupted since a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old. More>>

Police, lawyer release statements on student's alleged dinosaur killing Video included

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A Summerville High School student who says he was arrested and suspended after writing about killing a dinosaur using a gun in a class assignment has hired a lawyer.

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American Ebola patient to be released after clean blood tests

Dr. Kent Brantly walked around the room at Emory University Hospital on Thursday, hugging staff members and shaking hands. More>>

Obama 'third term' label concerns some with Clinton ties

Very few confidants and former aides were frenzied when Hillary Clinton came under fire for questions about her age, health and wealth. More>>

ALS victim makes eloquent case for Ice Bucket Challenge [EXPLICIT LANGUAGE]

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Anthony Carbajal's video starts with him taking the challenge in a pair of short-shorts and a bikini top. It takes a more serious turn as he discusses his own family's history with ALS, which struck his mother and grandmother.

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Bodies of 3 climbers retrieved from Mount Rainier

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The location of the three bodies was revealed by the melting snow, but getting to them was another matter. They were high on a glacier at one of the most treacherous spots on Mount Rainier, an area pummeled by falling ice... More>>

Bank of America agrees to nearly $17B settlement

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The government has reached a $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis, the Justice Department announced Thursday. More>>

Of 163 arrests since shooting, 7 from Ferguson

Police records show that 163 arrests have been made in the Ferguson protest zone since the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, but just seven are residents of the St. Louis suburb. More>>

Ebola patients released from Emory Hospital Video included

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Emory University Hospital will make an announcement later Thursday about the status of Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol, who were being treated at the hospital for the deadly disease.

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Albino crocodile named 'Michael Jackson' kills Australian fisherman

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A rare albino crocodile attacked and killed a fisherman in Australia on Monday.  More>>

Humane society rescues 400 chinchillas from possible electrocution Video included

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The San Diego Humane Society rescued 400 chinchillas from a ranch.

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Man arrested after leading Olathe police on chase

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A forgery call at an Olathe business led to a wild police chase Wednesday evening. More>>

5 disturbing stats on black-white inequality

The protests in Ferguson, Missouri, have laid bare America's ongoing racial divide. More>>

Heat advisory pushes up trash pickup

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To help out workers at Deffenbaugh Industries, the company is moving trash pickup times up to make sure crews don't get overheated. More>>

Man charged in double Kansas City homicide

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An 18-year-old Kansas City man has been charged with killing two people as they sat inside a stopped vehicle. More>>

Officers' warm gesture keeps family cool amid summer's heat

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Kansas City police officers investigating a burglary went above and beyond to make sure a family stays cool during this hot week. More>>

Leavenworth cutting property tax by 40 percent

A sales tax increase approved by Leavenworth voters earlier this year is paying off with a 40 percent cut in the city's property tax. More>>

Police: 800-pound wok taken from Kansas restaurant

Police are searching for whoever stole an 800-pound wok from an Asian cuisine restaurant in Kansas. More>>

Quieter night in Ferguson, with fewer protesters

It's been a quieter night in Ferguson, Missouri. Some demonstrators returned to the streets Wednesday evening to protest the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white officer, but in diminished numbers. More>>

Many police killings, but only Ferguson explodes

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By JESSE WASHINGTON AP National Writer There was little violence after the acquittal of Trayvon Martin's killer. Peace prevailed when four other unarmed black males were killed by police in recent... More>>

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