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


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

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

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

American Ebola patient to be released after clean blood tests

Both Americans who were treated for the Ebola virus have been discharged from the hospital. More>>

Albino crocodile named 'Michael Jackson' kills Australian fisherman


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

Man arrested after leading Olathe police on chase


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


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


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


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

Holder offers reassurance to people of Ferguson


To reassure the people of Ferguson, Attorney General Eric Holder reached into his own past, recalling the times he had been stopped by police officers who seemed to target him because of his race. 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>>

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>>

Parents find school district's random drug testing policy too strict


One man doesn't agree with his kids' school's policy of demanding random drug tests. More>>


Mother outraged after children left waiting for hours for bus


A mother is outraged after her child and others were left waiting for hours for a school bus that never showed up. More>>

Picture emerges of officer in Ferguson shooting


A white police officer whose shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year-old ignited racial upheaval in a St. Louis suburb has been characterized as either an aggressor whose deadly gunfire constituted a daylight execution... More>>

The Chairless Chair, an invisible chair that you can wear

It's like a chair that isn't there, but magically appears whenever you need it. It's called the Chairless Chair and you wear it on your legs like an exoskeleton: when it's not activated, you can walk normally or even run. And then, at the touch of a button, it locks into place and you can sit down on it. Like a chair that is now there. More>>

Student reportedly suspended after saying 'Bless you' Video included


A young girl, who claims she was standing up for her religious beliefs in the classroom, was suspended after breaking a class rule of saying "bless you" after a classmate sneezed.

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