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Kansas City Police locate missing 12-year-old girl


Kansas City Police have located a missing 12-year-old girl. More>>

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Police: Men report having car window shot out on Highway 71


A group says they were shot at while driving down the highway, and police are investigating if it could be linked to a series of shootings on Kansas City highways over the past month. More>>


Police are asking federal investigators to help determine whether more than a dozen shootings in less than a month along Kansas City-area roads and highways are connected. KCTV5 News has team coverage of this developing story.

Man who stabbed bus driver gets 5-year sentence


Lewis Perkins, the man who brutally assaulted a Kansas City bus driver, was sentenced to five years in prison for the stabbing. More>>

Police: Roadway shooting investigation remains high priority


Police continue to place a high priority on the investigation of a pattern of recent roadway shootings around the Kansas City metropolitan area, they said in a release Wednesday. More>>

Brownback welcomes input on need for hate-crime legislation


Kansas does not have hate-crime legislation on its books, and Gov. Sam Brownback said he would welcome public input on the need for such legislation. More>>

Bowe admits to minor traffic offenses, marijuana charge dropped


Prosecutors dismissed a marijuana charge against Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Dwayne Bowe and he admitted to minor traffic violations stemming from a traffic stop late last year. More>>

Jewish Community Center reopens with added security


The Jewish Community Center began to rebuild Wednesday, starting by reopening its doors to the public. More>>

Louisburg mourns loss of second student in less than a year


Months after a popular high school quarterback died in a car accident, Louisburg mourned the loss of a sixth-grader, a sudden victim of bacterial meningitis. More>>


Authorities say woman killed when she jumped from moving car


Officials say a woman was killed when she jumped from a moving vehicle on Interstate 70 on Wednesday afternoon. More>>


Deserving soldier gets surprise with new home


Homes 4 Wounded Heroes, a program that helps injured soldiers get free homes, helped one Kansas City soldier Tuesday.

Local businesswoman leaves job, devotes her life to animals


Teresa Johnson left corporate America five years ago to pursue her real passion - saving animals. Since then, she's saved thousands. More>>


Neighbor called a hero after rescuing children from apartment fire


A man is being called a hero after rescuing the children from a neighboring apartment unit from a blaze Tuesday.

Driver, passengers recovering after wild carriage ride Video included


A carriage driver and her five passengers were recovering Tuesday after a tour ride that went wrong.  More>>

Burglar caught on video creeping in nursery room Video included


A burglar was caught on surveillance video creeping through a baby's room in a Houston-area home. More>>


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