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Police: GPS tracking, bizarre behavior, tips led to suspect's capture

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Court documents detail how new-age technology, old-fashioned police work and observant eyewitnesses led to the capture of the man that authorities say was responsible for a string of highway shootings that terrorized the area. More>>

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CONTINUOUS COVERAGE: A white supremacist is accused of gunning down three at two Jewish-related facilities in hate crimes. More>>

Watch: Zoo's Gorillas prep for Easter with annual egg hunt

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Many families celebrate the Easter season with a traditional egg hunt. The same is true for the Cincinnati Zoo's newest family. More>>

Man, 27, faces 18 felony counts for highway shooting spree

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Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced Friday that she has filed 18 felony charges against a 27-year-old man in connection with a recent spree of shootings on area highways. More>>

Good Friday sorrow: Funerals held for Jewish center shooting victims

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Tears and laughter punctuated a celebration of life on Friday for the promising teen performer and his adoring grandfather gunned down at the Jewish Community Center. More>>

Police swarmed a home in Grandview that a man they believe to be the highway shooter lives in. The man was arrested Thursday and charged Friday. 
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Miley Cyrus no longer in KC hospital, postpones rest of tour

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An ailing Miley Cyrus is no longer in a Kansas City hospital, but posted on her Twitter page Friday morning that she is "sick of waking up to needles." She has postponed the rest of her Bangerz concert tour.
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Apartment fire causes $300K in damage, leaves 30 without homes

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The American Red Cross assisted those who needed help after a fire ripped through the Quail Creek  apartment complex and damaged the homes of 34 residents. More>>

RAW VIDEO: Police escort highway shooting suspect to court

RAW VIDEO: Mohammed Whitaker, 27, of Grandview left the Kansas City Police Department on Friday to appear before a judge after he was charged with 18 felonies in connection with a string of recent shootings on area highways. More>>

With Haith's departure, Mizzou's Alden looks for new coach

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University of Missouri is looking for a new head basketball coach with Frank Haith's departure to Tulsa. More>>

VA hospital allows man who lost job over $.89 drink refill to return to work

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A North Charleston man who lost his job after originally being federally charged for an $.89 drink refill has gotten his job back. More>>

Firefighters pull woman from burning Olathe home

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An Olathe couple was taken to the hospital after their home caught on fire early Friday morning. An alert neighbor helped lead to a firefighter pulling an unconscious woman from the home.
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Overland Park police report attempted child abduction

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A 14-year-old girl told Overland Park police that a man attempted to abduct her while she was waiting at a bus stop. More>>

Police take man into custody after standoff

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Chopper5 was over the scene as a man was taken into custody outside a home that police had surrounded Friday morning. More>>

Reid refers to rancher's supporters as 'domestic terrorists' Video included

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Nevada Sen. Harry Reid on Thursday referred to the supporters who joined rancher Cliven Bundy in Bunkerville as "domestic terrorists."
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Kansas City police chief: Highway shooter suspect in custody

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Kansas City police Chief Darryl Forte says they have the highway shooter suspect in custody.
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Push to improve train tanker car safety after recent explosions

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There's a new push by the National Traffic Safety Board to improve train tanker car safety after several recent massive explosions in North America. More>>

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  • Man, 27, faces 18 felony counts for highway shooting spree

    Man, 27, faces 18 felony counts for highway shooting spree

    Friday, April 18 2014 9:29 PM EDT2014-04-19 01:29:55 GMT
    (Courtesy: Kansas City Star)(Courtesy: Kansas City Star)
    Kansas City Police Chief Darryl Forte says they have the highway shooter suspect in custody. Police announced last week that they have positively linked 12 shooting incidents that have taken place onMore >
    Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced Friday that she has filed 18 felony charges against a 27-year-old man in connection with a recent spree of shootings on area highways.More >
  • Miley Cyrus no longer in KC hospital, postpones rest of tour

    Miley Cyrus no longer in KC hospital, postpones rest of tour

    Friday, April 18 2014 9:07 PM EDT2014-04-19 01:07:55 GMT
    An ailing Miley Cyrus has canceled her concert Tuesday night at Sprint Center.The notice came a matter of hours before she was scheduled to go on stage.A concert promoter tells KCTV5 that Cyrus is in theMore >
    An ailing Miley Cyrus is no longer in a Kansas City hospital, but posted on her Twitter page Friday morning that she is "sick of waking up to needles." She has postponed the rest of her Bangerz concert tour.
    More >
  • Captain of sunken South Korean ferry arrested

    Captain of sunken South Korean ferry arrested

    Friday, April 18 2014 7:11 PM EDT2014-04-18 23:11:39 GMT
    Rescuers scrambled to find hundreds of ferry passengers still missing Friday and feared dead, as fresh questions emerged about whether quicker action by the captain of the doomed ship could have saved lives.More >
    The captain of a sunken South Korean ferry was arrested Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need, as investigators looked into whether his evacuation order came too late to save lives. Two crew...More >
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