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Severe burns after generic phone charger touches necklace

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A young woman suffered severe neck burns after her necklace came in contact with her generic cell phone charger, prompting experts to warn about the potential dangers of using these products. The ...

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El Paso witness carried lost children to safety

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A witness to the mass shooting at the El Paso Walmart risked his own life as he carried kids to safety after they were caught in the crossfire. Glen Oakley was at ...

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National Night Out activities help keep neighborhoods friendly and safe

Safe Streets is about to embark on its 23rd year of National Night Out in the Topeka/Shawnee County community. This annual event, which will be held Saturday, August 10, brings neighborhoods together ...

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Lawrence School Board votes to inhibit apprehension of illegal immigrants

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The Lawrence, Kansas Public School Board has voted to obstruct Federal law enforcement with a resolution targeting Immigration and Customs Enforcement efforts to apprehend individuals who are in the country illegally. The ...

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FROM THE CHEAP SEATS – Netting or Not?

The debate is on. After two kids have been hit with foul balls beyond the netting at Major League games this year, is Major League Baseball going to do anything about it? ...

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Tablet burns through mattress as child sleeps

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An 11-year-old British boy had a “lucky escape” when a tablet burned through his mattress down to the springs, but never developed into a full fire as it continued to smolder as ...

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Church bus crash leaves two dead in Colorado

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A dozen people remain hospitalized Monday after a deadly bus crash involving a church group on Sunday, June 23 in Pueblo, Colorado. KRQE in Albuquerque reports that 10 kids and 5 adults ...

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Truck collides with 10 motorcycles, killing seven

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The state of New Hampshire is in shock Sunday after a motorist plowed into a group of 10 motorcycles Friday night, killing seven. Authorities are trying to determine why the truck, which ...

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No more abortions by Planned Parenthood in Missouri

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The last abortion clinic in the state of Missouri has again lost its license and cannot perform the procedure. The current license for the abortion center expired Friday and the Missouri Department ...

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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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