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  • 2 dead, one hurt after incident in Kensington Park in KCK

    2 dead, one hurt after incident in Kensington Park in KCK

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 10:05 PM EDT2017-09-21 02:05:16 GMT
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    Two people were found dead in the parking lot of Kensington Park in KCK. 

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    Two people were found dead in the parking lot of Kensington Park in KCK. 

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  • Young girl hospitalized by 105 mph foul at Yankee Stadium

    Young girl hospitalized by 105 mph foul at Yankee Stadium

    Thursday, September 21 2017 3:14 PM EDT2017-09-21 19:14:05 GMT

    A young girl at Yankee Stadium was injured by a foul ball off the bat of Todd Frazier during a game against Minnesota, leading some New York players to call for protective netting to be extended.

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    A young girl at Yankee Stadium was injured by a foul ball off the bat of Todd Frazier during a game against Minnesota, leading some New York players to call for protective netting to be extended.

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  • Lenexa cyclists upset after new city ordinance calls bikes a 'Nuisance'

    Lenexa cyclists upset after new city ordinance calls bikes a 'Nuisance'

    Thursday, September 21 2017 11:54 AM EDT2017-09-21 15:54:55 GMT
    A new ordinance says cyclists in the city now have to walk their bike when near the city center, city hall, the parking garage and the rec center.. (KCTV5)A new ordinance says cyclists in the city now have to walk their bike when near the city center, city hall, the parking garage and the rec center.. (KCTV5)

    Lenexa leaders say they are trying to make the city more bike friendly, but they ran into a roadblock. A new ordinance says cyclists in the city now have to walk their bike when near the city center, city hall, the parking garage and the rec center.

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    Lenexa leaders say they are trying to make the city more bike friendly, but they ran into a roadblock. A new ordinance says cyclists in the city now have to walk their bike when near the city center, city hall, the parking garage and the rec center.

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  • Kim Jong Un: 'Deranged' Trump will 'pay dearly' for threat

    Kim Jong Un: 'Deranged' Trump will 'pay dearly' for threat

    Friday, September 22 2017 2:17 AM EDT2017-09-22 06:17:15 GMT
    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is calling President Donald Trump "deranged" and says in a statement carried by the state news agency that he will "pay dearly" for his threats.More >
    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is calling President Donald Trump "deranged" and says in a statement carried by the state news agency that he will "pay dearly" for his threats.More >
  • NB I-435, left lane of SB closed at Truman after fatal accident

    NB I-435, left lane of SB closed at Truman after fatal accident

    Thursday, September 21 2017 3:17 PM EDT2017-09-21 19:17:30 GMT
    Northbound Interstate-435 is closed at Truman Road due to a fatal accident. (Twitter/MoDOT)Northbound Interstate-435 is closed at Truman Road due to a fatal accident. (Twitter/MoDOT)

    Northbound Interstate-435 is closed at Truman Road due to a fatal accident.

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    Northbound Interstate-435 is closed at Truman Road due to a fatal accident.

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  • Woman shot in Liberty, police make arrest

    Woman shot in Liberty, police make arrest

    Thursday, September 21 2017 7:47 PM EDT2017-09-21 23:47:01 GMT
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    Liberty police are investigating a shooting that happened around 5:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon.   It happened behind a Dollar General store located on southbound 291 Highway near Orchard Avenue, which is just south of 152 Highway.   Police have no information on the condition of the victim.   They have not released any suspect information.

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    Liberty police are investigating a shooting that happened around 5:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon.   It happened behind a Dollar General store located on southbound 291 Highway near Orchard Avenue, which is just south of 152 Highway.   Police have no information on the condition of the victim.   They have not released any suspect information.

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  • Man shot, hospitalized when sale goes bad in Shawnee

    Man shot, hospitalized when sale goes bad in Shawnee

    Thursday, September 21 2017 6:50 AM EDT2017-09-21 10:50:23 GMT
    It happened about 12:30 a.m. at the Arbor Square Apartments, located at 7613 Flint Street. (KCTV5)It happened about 12:30 a.m. at the Arbor Square Apartments, located at 7613 Flint Street. (KCTV5)

    A man was rushed to the hospital after attempting to sell an item went wrong early Thursday morning. It happened before 2:55 a.m. at the Arbor Square Apartments, located at 7613 Flint Street.

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    A man was rushed to the hospital after attempting to sell an item went wrong early Thursday morning. It happened before 2:55 a.m. at the Arbor Square Apartments, located at 7613 Flint Street.

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  • Seoul media say North might test nuke in Pacific

    Seoul media say North might test nuke in Pacific

    Thursday, September 21 2017 9:30 PM EDT2017-09-22 01:30:42 GMT
    South Korean media report North Korea's top diplomat says his country may test a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean to fulfill leader Kim Jong Un's vow to take the "highest-level" action against the United States. Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho comments Thursday on the sidelines of a United Nations gathering followed an extraordinary direct statement by Kim in response to President Donald Trump's threat to "totally destroy" the North. South Korea's Yonhap news agenc...More >
    South Korean media report North Korea's top diplomat says his country may test a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean to fulfill leader Kim Jong Un's vow to take the "highest-level" action against the United States. Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho comments Thursday on the sidelines of a United Nations gathering followed an extraordinary direct statement by Kim in response to President Donald Trump's threat to "totally destroy" the North. South Korea's Yonhap news agenc...More >
  • Johnson County inmate arrested after June escape

    Johnson County inmate arrested after June escape

    Thursday, September 21 2017 11:31 AM EDT2017-09-21 15:31:32 GMT
    Kyle Mason, 29, of Prairie Village was arrested at about 9:50 a.m. and charged with felony aggravated escape, felony probation violation and misdemeanor theft. (Johnson County Corrections)Kyle Mason, 29, of Prairie Village was arrested at about 9:50 a.m. and charged with felony aggravated escape, felony probation violation and misdemeanor theft. (Johnson County Corrections)

    An escaped Johnson County inmate was arrested Thursday after being on the lam for nearly four months.

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    An escaped Johnson County inmate was arrested Thursday after being on the lam for nearly four months.

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  • Will AT&T and DIRECTV Drop [Station]?

    Will AT&T and DIRECTV Drop [Station]?

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 5:43 PM EDT2017-09-19 21:43:58 GMT

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  • Witnesses yell 'he can't hear you' as cop shoots deaf man

    Witnesses yell 'he can't hear you' as cop shoots deaf man

    Thursday, September 21 2017 7:37 AM EDT2017-09-21 11:37:12 GMT
    In this photo provided by the Sanchez family, Magdiel Sanchez is pictured in an undated photo. Sanchez was shot and killed when Oklahoma City police officers opened fire on him in front of his home Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. (Sanchez Family Photo via AP)In this photo provided by the Sanchez family, Magdiel Sanchez is pictured in an undated photo. Sanchez was shot and killed when Oklahoma City police officers opened fire on him in front of his home Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. (Sanchez Family Photo via AP)

    Oklahoma City police officers who opened fire on a man in front of his home as he approached them holding a metal pipe didn't hear witnesses yelling that he was deaf, a department official said Wednesday. 

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    Oklahoma City police officers who opened fire on a man in front of his home as he approached them holding a metal pipe didn't hear witnesses yelling that he was deaf, a department official said Wednesday. 

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  • WATCH: Refugees stay in President Trump's boyhood home

    WATCH: Refugees stay in President Trump's boyhood home

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 6:44 PM EDT2017-09-20 22:44:23 GMT
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    President Donald Trump's childhood home in New York had some new occupants over the weekend - refugees who shared their stories as a way to draw attention to the refugee crisis as the United Nations General Assembly convenes with Trump in attendance. 

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    President Donald Trump's childhood home in New York had some new occupants over the weekend - refugees who shared their stories as a way to draw attention to the refugee crisis as the United Nations General Assembly convenes with Trump in attendance. 

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  • Tonganoxie mayor accused of conflict of interest by opponents of Tyson project

    Tonganoxie mayor accused of conflict of interest by opponents of Tyson project

    Thursday, September 21 2017 10:09 PM EDT2017-09-22 02:09:25 GMT
    Mayor Jason WardMayor Jason Ward

    Opponents of a Tyson Foods poultry plant want to make sure the Tonganoxie mayor is not involved in any future decisions. They question Mayor Jason Ward's initial involvement during the announcement of the project. KCTV5 requested an interview with Ward to discuss voters’ concerns that he works for a law firm that represents Tyson Foods. He provided a more than two-page copy of his comments on the issue from the last city council meeting. “How disconcerting was it to fi...

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    Opponents of a Tyson Foods poultry plant want to make sure the Tonganoxie mayor is not involved in any future decisions. They question Mayor Jason Ward's initial involvement during the announcement of the project. KCTV5 requested an interview with Ward to discuss voters’ concerns that he works for a law firm that represents Tyson Foods. He provided a more than two-page copy of his comments on the issue from the last city council meeting. “How disconcerting was it to fi...

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  • New police chief says something must be done on 911 system

    New police chief says something must be done on 911 system

    Thursday, September 21 2017 10:23 PM EDT2017-09-22 02:23:08 GMT
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    Kansas City's new police chief is addressing a problem with our city's 911 system.  Chief Rick Smith says something has to be done.  He says dispatchers have worked over 11,000 hours in mandatory overtime since the beginning of the year.  "In 2016, our Communications Unit answered 1,202,589 calls," Smith said. "While we also have a great need for more officers, getting the Communications Unit adequately staffed is one of my highest priorities right now...More >
    Kansas City's new police chief is addressing a problem with our city's 911 system.  Chief Rick Smith says something has to be done.  He says dispatchers have worked over 11,000 hours in mandatory overtime since the beginning of the year.  "In 2016, our Communications Unit answered 1,202,589 calls," Smith said. "While we also have a great need for more officers, getting the Communications Unit adequately staffed is one of my highest priorities right now...More >
  • Jackson County inmates sue over jail conditions

    Jackson County inmates sue over jail conditions

    Monday, September 18 2017 5:55 PM EDT2017-09-18 21:55:50 GMT

    The handwritten lawsuit says life inside the Jackson County Jail is pretty gross. The six men who filed the lawsuit say they want clean sheets, toothpaste and $30,000 of your tax money.

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    The handwritten lawsuit says life inside the Jackson County Jail is pretty gross. The six men who filed the lawsuit say they want clean sheets, toothpaste and $30,000 of your tax money.

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  • Father, daughter charged in Ruskin High attack on ex-boyfriend

    Father, daughter charged in Ruskin High attack on ex-boyfriend

    Thursday, September 21 2017 2:54 PM EDT2017-09-21 18:54:33 GMT

    A father and his daughter have been charged in connection with the assault Tuesday of a Ruskin High student at the school in south Kansas City. Josiah Wright told police he pulled the victim off his chair in order to allow his daughter to assault him.

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    A father and his daughter have been charged in connection with the assault Tuesday of a Ruskin High student at the school in south Kansas City. Josiah Wright told police he pulled the victim off his chair in order to allow his daughter to assault him.

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  • Man accused of killing off duty police officer makes first court appearance

    Man accused of killing off duty police officer makes first court appearance

    Thursday, September 21 2017 7:39 PM EDT2017-09-21 23:39:38 GMT
    Thomas OrrThomas Orr

    The man accused of killing an off-duty Lee's Summit police officer made his first court appearance on Thursday. 

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    The man accused of killing an off-duty Lee's Summit police officer made his first court appearance on Thursday. 

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  • $338 million Powerball winner charged with sexually assaulting a child

    $338 million Powerball winner charged with sexually assaulting a child

    Thursday, September 21 2017 5:54 AM EDT2017-09-21 09:54:00 GMT
    Pedro Quezada, who once won a $338 million Powerball jackpot was charged Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, with sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child. (Passaic County Prosecutor's Office via AP)Pedro Quezada, who once won a $338 million Powerball jackpot was charged Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, with sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child. (Passaic County Prosecutor's Office via AP)

    A man who won a $338 million Powerball jackpot was charged on Wednesday with sexually assaulting a child. 

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    A man who won a $338 million Powerball jackpot was charged on Wednesday with sexually assaulting a child. 

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  • Students disciplined by school after swastika photo spreads on social media

    Students disciplined by school after swastika photo spreads on social media

    Thursday, September 21 2017 6:36 PM EDT2017-09-21 22:36:20 GMT
    St. Teresa's Academy says it has disciplined a group of students for an online post of a swastika at a party.St. Teresa's Academy says it has disciplined a group of students for an online post of a swastika at a party.
    St. Teresa's Academy says it has disciplined a group of students for an online post of a swastika at a party.  The photo has made its rounds on social media and students at the school are talking about it. One student says her mother was upset and called to speak with school officials.  That photo shows students from the all-girls school turn red solo cups into a hateful symbol, school officials confirming the incident on Thursday. The cups were placed into a swastik...More >
    St. Teresa's Academy says it has disciplined a group of students for an online post of a swastika at a party.  The photo has made its rounds on social media and students at the school are talking about it. One student says her mother was upset and called to speak with school officials.  That photo shows students from the all-girls school turn red solo cups into a hateful symbol, school officials confirming the incident on Thursday. The cups were placed into a swastik...More >
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