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I-70 closed east of Kansas City to Kingdom City

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Winter returned today with a vengeance and it’s not over yet, with two more storms forecast for the next 4-5 days. The Missouri State Highway Patrol said Friday afternoon that large sections ...

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Wichita bomb threat leaves customer relieved

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A report of a bomb threat at a Wichita Home Depot store now has police smiling and, customers creating a sigh of relief. Sort of. The threat turned out to be more of ...

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Freezing rain, sleet on tap for Kansas City through Thursday

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Freezing rain is already falling across the area today as winter weather returns. The nasty, frozen precipitation may linger for several days as the unseasonably warm weather from the weekend is only ...

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Missouri hopes to totally ban texting and driving

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Missouri may join other states that completely ban texting and driving. State Rep. Jim Hansen, R-Frankford, wants to join most U.S. states by enforcing a total ban on the dangerous habit. Hansen ...

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Keeping families safe during the holidays

For most of us, the holiday season represents a time for family festivities and good cheer. What few of us consider is that the holiday season is a time when there is ...

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Teen electrocuted to death by earbud as phone charged

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Returning home to check on her teen son whom she thought was ill, the mother of Mohd Zahrin found her 16-year-old lying as she left him in the morning. When she moved ...

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State health, safety and fire experts offer info on “invisible killer” and free alarms

The arrival of colder weather means more homes will be turning up the heat with fuel-burning appliances. These appliances include furnaces, ovens, space heaters, generators, indoor grills and fireplaces that can unknowingly ...

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Washington Post blasted for story placement

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The Washington Post sparked outrage Tuesday after publishing an article about Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh returning to coach his daughter’s basketball team under its “public safety” category. While the article barely mentions ...

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Missouri seat belt usage at record high

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More drivers and passengers across the Show-e State are buckling up. New data shows that seat belt usage in Missouri has climbed to its highest rate ever. The latest Missouri Seat Belt ...

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Area highways very busy for Thanksgiving travel

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More than 54 million Americans are traveling this week, journeying 50 miles or more away from home to celebrate Thanksgiving. How will holiday travel affect Kansas and Missouri drivers? Those numbers will impact local residents as I-70, ...

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Garden City lays off entire police force

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The small town of Garden City, Missouri, is without a  single police officer after it laid off its entire public safety force. Located about 30 miles south of Kansas City, notified Chief ...

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Safe Kids Kansas offers tips to keep trick-or-treaters safe

TOPEKA – On Halloween, ghosts and ghouls may give you a fright, but real dangers, like pedestrian accidents, falls, burns and poisonings are a scary reality. Safe Kids Kansas, the Kansas Department ...

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Kindergarten girl assaulted by ‘gender fluid’ boy in school bathroom

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A Georgia mom says her kindergarten daughter was sexually assaulted by a boy in the bathroom due to the school’s transgender bathroom policy, according to a federal civil rights complaint. Decatur, Ga., ...

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Limo crash kills 4 sisters, 18 others

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A New York family is grieving unbelievable loss. Four sisters from one family, two newlywed couples and two brothers from another family were among the 20 people killed when a limousine taking passengers ...

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Missouri Planned Parenthood loses in court–again

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A federal district court has ruled against abortion provider Planned Parenthood’s attempt to block a state law requiring that abortion doctors have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals. The law is meant to ...

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