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St. Louis alderman wants National Guard troops to fight crime

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St. Louis alderman Brandon Bosley wants Governor Mike Parson to send Missouri National Guard troops to his city to fight crime. Parson says soldiers on the streets is not going to happen. ...

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VIDEO: Entire contents of church stolen

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A Florida church is trusting God to have church without all the things normally needed.  The entire contents of the church, which was stored in a trailer, was stolen was taken from ...

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EXAMINING OUR VALUE: What is the place of the Church and Christians in today’s society?

Many people gravitate towards the idea of helping the poor within our community, nation and world. However, do we really understand who the poor are, and what poverty and suffering really is? ...

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National emergency declared on nation’s southern border

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President Donald Trump declared a national emergency on Feb. 15 to address the humanitarian crisis on the southwest border and secure funds for border-wall construction. The emergency declaration, combined with a spending ...

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Violent crime in Kansas City targeted by attorney general

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Kansas City has joined the attorney general’s efforts intended to fight and prosecute violent crime. Among the most violent cities in the nation, Kansas City is joined by St. Louis and, surprisingly, ...

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The amazing ways North Koreans secretly share the Gospel

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A pastor and two North Korean Christians who defected from the hermit kingdom without being captured have revealed the creative ways they continue to share the Gospel with those back home. Peter ...

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Defying odds, Chicago Christians get political

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You wouldn’t necessarily think of Chicago as a center of organized Christian political activism. It’s not part of the Bible belt, is one of the largest and most liberal urban areas in ...

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Organizer of latest migrant caravan arrested for child rape

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One of the organizers of the latest migrant caravan that left Honduras for the United States on Jan. 15, Juan Carlos Molina, was recently arrested for child rape. Last week, the Honduran paper La Tribuna reported that ...

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Columbia, Mo police under fire for protecting sex trafficking ring

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A Central Missouri film producer has produced a documentary that is shaking the public’s confidence in the Columbia, Mo. police department after allegations they protected a sex trafficking ring. Citizens for Justice, ...

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Another violent year for homicides in Kansas City

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It was another violent year in Kansas City and while the Kansas City Star is downplaying the homicide numbers today, KCUR Public Radio is reporting that over 200 homicides were reported–and the ...

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Forget crime, KC Police go after dinosaurs

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Kansas City police, never at a loss for crime to stop, are focusing on Sunday’s “Dino” or Dinosaur March through The Plaza. The second annual parade of people dressed in dinosaur costumes ...

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Kansas City to host President Trump at law enforcement conference

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President Trump will make his second trip as President to Kansas City today. Air Force One is expected to touch down at Kansas City International Airport at 11 a.m., where the president ...

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MS-13 gang member crossed border with migrants

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Another member of the notorious transnational gang, MS-13, has been arrested in California after traveling north with the migrant caravan and illegally entering the country, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency ...

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Most ‘sinful’ cities ranked

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So what’s the most sinful city in the nation? WalletHub has released its annual “Most Sinful Cities in America” report, which ranks American cities by their bad behavior, including lust, greed, laziness, vanity, ...

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Former Independence pastor arrested on child sex charges

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According to Wisconsin police, a former Kansas City area pastor was arrested after being caught using online dating apps to entice someone he thought was a teenager for sexual interaction. Scott Patschke ...

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AG Jeff Sessions to speak in Kansas City today

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United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions will be in Kansas City today to hear testimony from local law enforcement on escalating crime. The goal is reducing violent crime in the metro which ...

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3 charged in murder of local woman who retired to Belize

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Three people connected to disappearance of a Blue Springs woman in the Central American country of Belize have been arrested and charged with her murder. The body of 68-year-old Sherris Stringham had been ...

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Two charged in Church of the Resurrection shooting

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Two men have been charged in a shooting that erupted after a high school graduation at United Methodist Church of the Resurrection in Leawood. The May 17 shooting wounded two people, including ...

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Local church discovers secretary stole half million dollars

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A Blue Springs church is dealing with the reality that a beloved church secretary was a thief. For almost a decade, the employee and member of a St. Robert Bellarmine Parish got ...

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Suspect arrested for robbing lemonade stand at gunpoint

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North Carolina authorities arrested a juvenile Wednesday, Aug. 8, they say robbed a 9-year-old lemonade vendor of $17 at gunpoint, a stickup that prompted an outpouring of sympathy and donations for the ...

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Violence over weekend frustrates business and police

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It was a busy weekend for violence in Kansas City.  Police efforts to end a string of violent shootings was unsuccessful starting on Aug. 3. Since that day 23 people were shot, ...

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Son sells home to repay church money embezzled by mother

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A 70-year-old woman who was jailed after she embezzled more than $95,000 from her church in the U.K. has repaid the amount after her son and daughter-in-law sold their own house to ...

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Police search for suspects in brutal beating of elderly man

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California police continue search for multiple suspects involved in the beating of an elderly man on Independence Day. He was allegedly beaten to a bloody pulp by a woman with a brick, ...

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Two Kansas deputies arrest two police chiefs in 5 months

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The sheriff’s deputies in Allen County, Kansas have been forced to arrest two police chiefs this year alone. In fact, they’ve done it in the past 5 months. The Wichita Eagle explained ...

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Harrisonville police investigate theft of gold chalice from church

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Harrisonville police are investigating the theft of a golden chalice from a local church. A police spokesman said a gold plated silver chalice was reported stolen Friday, June 29 from Our Lady of ...

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