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Helicopter crashes into New York skyscraper

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Rescue workers say it was a miracle more people were not killed after a helicopter crashed into the roof of a New York City skyscraper Monday. The crash landing, which killed the ...

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Active shooter drills terrorizing children, says columnist

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School districts are actually terrorizing children rather than making them feel safe with active shooter drills. New York Post columnist Karol Markowicz says they are unnecessary and should not be a staple ...

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A woman’s desperate mission to save kids of prostitutes

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This is the remarkable story of Sarah Bowling, told in her own words. She’s the founder of Saving Moses and she’s on a very unique mission to rescue the children of prostitutes: We were ...

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Toddler electrocuted putting phone charger in mouth

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Most people absentmindedly keep phone chargers plugged in, even when they are not charging a phone. That danger is now more apparent after a 2-year-old child was electrocuted after she put a phone ...

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3 storm tips that will keep you alive

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This week is the anniversary of the devastating tornado that leveled much of Joplin, Mo. And this year, spring weather is causing havoc with historic flooding and tornadoes.  What storm tips can ...

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Kansas, western Missouri at risk for huge tornado outbreak today

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Kansas City is included in a severe risk area for tornado activity today and tonight. Nineteen million other Americans are also in the path of destruction today after nearly four dozen tornadoes ...

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Churchgoers help save kidnapped child at motel

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A kidnapped girl is safe at home after two churchgoers in Fort Worth, Texas spotted the kidnapper’s car and called police. Law enforcement is calling them heroes. Eight-year-old Salem Sabatka was found ...

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Selfie on electric transformer kills woman

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A woman in Russia who allegedly climbed onto an electricity transformer to take a selfie ended up electrocuted and burned to death. Witnesses cited in a report by The Sun said local police near the village of Kuznetsy were still ...

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Armed rangers will now patrol famous Kansas City parks

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Kansas City has a crime problem and now, even public parks may not be safe for citizens. KCTV5 News reports that Kansas City’s parks will soon have armed park rangers to ensure ...

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United Airlines joins Southwest in canceling all 737 Max flights

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In a move that will bring some comfort to travelers, while raising ticket prices for everyone, United Airlines announced on April 16, 2019 it would extend a suspension on all flights using ...

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New safety measures implemented for Americans traveling abroad

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Americans traveling abroad will have stronger tools to determine the risk factors for certain countries. Beginning April 8, 2019, the U.S. State Department has implemented a new risk indicator to highlight the ...

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Gov. Kelly signs 16 bills into law

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Kansas Governor Laura Kelly signed 16 bills into law the week of April 8. The laws included one dictating the minimum number of safety drills that schools across the state are required ...

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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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