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Police: Burglars strike 9 stores in 9 days


Kansas City police are asking for the public's help to put a pair of burglars behind bars after the two have broken into a number of businesses, leaving behind an expensive mess. More>>

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Family: Teen improving after police stun gun hits near heart


A teen who was hit near the heart by the probes of an Independence police officer's stun gun is improving after being placed in a medically induced coma, his family said Tuesday. More>>

Help ID man suspected of using stolen credit cards


Authorities need help identifying a man attempting to buy some gift cards at an area grocery store using stolen credit cards. More>>

'W' guy enjoying Royals winning season


Dave Webster is the Royals employee who dons an old-time baseball uniform and climbs to the top of the Hall of Fame building to proudly wave a 'W' sign when the Royals win at Kauffman Stadium.


Krispy Kreme in Independence catches on fire


Firefighters in Independence battled Tuesday afternoon a fire at the Krispy Kreme on Noland Road. More>>

Sherwood Cass forced to dismiss school early due to fire


Sherwood Cass School District was forced to evacuate its K-12 grade school Tuesday after a fire broke out in a closet. More>>

Dog rescued after abandoned by evicted tenants


A 2-year-old dog left chained up and abandoned in wretched conditions inside a Kansas City apartment needs a forever home. More>>

Hidden camera investigation catches mechanics not changing oils and filters, but charging for the work. More>>

Thieves target Shawnee children's museum garden


Wonderscope is a place for little ones to learn about gardening, but plants, vegetables and even things bolted down to the garden have been taken up from the roots recently. More>>

Teen driver charged after striking pedestrians in Overland Park


A 17-year-old has been charged with involuntary manslaughter after hitting two pedestrians and killing an Overland Park man. More>>

Work could grind to halt Thursday when Royals playoff tickets go on sale


Work throughout the Kansas City area could grind to a halt Thursday morning as playoff-starved fans go online attempting to purchase their golden tickets. That's when potential Royals playoff tickets go on sale to the general public.

Injuries reported in 2-vehile wreck on SB I-49


Injuries have been reported after a two-vehicle wreck on southbound Interstate 49. More>>

Defense sec., Joint Chiefs chair hint at sending ground troops


 Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said U.S. military advisers to Iraqi forces could eventually accompany those troops on combat missions if there is a need.

Player fakes death during fake punt, fakes no one Video included


Arkansas State snapped the ball for what looked like a punt from their opponent's 40-yard line, and receiver Booker Mays clutched his hands to his chest and toppled backward to the turf.


Boy, 12, accidentally hangs himself in back yard

Funeral services are Wednesday for a 12-year-old suburban St. Louis boy who died in an accidental hanging in his back yard. More>>

One critically injured after motorcycle collides with car


One person is in critical condition after a car hit a motorcycle in Olathe. More>>

Kansas election law looms large in US Senate race


The Kansas Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday over whether the Democrat who wants to drop out of the U.S. Senate race must stay on the ballot, a dispute that could have a big effect on Republicans recapturing a... More>>

Police step up seat belt enforcement in school zones


Overland Park police are joining other metro law enforcement agencies in an effort to prevent children from being injured and killed in automobile crashes. More>>

Woman thanks police for not using deadly force on grandson


An officer is being treated after a suspect stabbed him earlier this month in Edwardsville. Now, the suspect's grandmother is thanking police for sparing his life and not using deadly force. More>>

Grand jury gets more time in Ferguson police shooting case

A grand jury in Missouri now has more time decide whether Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson should be charged for the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown. More>>

FBI launches excessive force probe of Independence police


The FBI announced Monday afternoon that it has launched an investigation of the Independence Police Department after a teen was left in a coma following an arrest. More>>

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