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Don't ditch that old smartphone: Turn it into home security system

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You just upgraded your phone. Before you toss out that old smart phone, you should consider turning it into a home surveillance system. More>>

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Copper thieves target Ray-Pec school buses

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Authorities are investigating after eight school buses were targeted over the weekend by copper thieves. More>>

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Cast your vote for Kansas City area's Hy-Vee high school Team of the Week. More>>

Government hackers try to crack HealthCare.gov

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The government's own watchdogs tried to hack into HealthCare.gov earlier this year and found what they termed a critical vulnerability - but also came away with respect for some of the health insurance site's... More>>

US, coalition forces begin airstrikes in Syria against Islamic State

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After weeks of anticipation, the U.S. and its international partners begun airstrikes against ISIS strongholds in Syria on Monday night. 

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High school football player gives passionate postgame speech

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Texas high schooler Apollos Hester gave a passionate and motivated speech following a win on Friday - and it's message can be applied to everyone - believe in yourself.  More>>

Pentagon: US, partners begin airstrikes in Syria

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The U.S. and five Arab countries launched airstrikes Monday night on Islamic State group targets in Syria, expanding a military campaign into a country whose three-year civil war has given the brutal militant group a safe... More>>

Prosecutor: 800 rounds found in intruder case

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Investigators found more than 800 rounds of ammunition, a machete and two hatchets in the car of the former soldier accused of scaling the White House fence and sprinting inside while carrying a knife, a federal prosecutor... More>>

WHO: 21,000 Ebola cases by November if no changes

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New estimates from the World Health Organization warn the number of Ebola cases could hit 21,000 in six weeks unless efforts to curb the outbreak are ramped up. More>>

Baby sitter charged after baby suffers skull fracture

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A baby sitter allegedly got angry at an infant and threw him so hard that the baby's skull fractured in two places. More>>

Islamic State offensive poses problems for Turkey

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Fierce fighting Monday between the Islamic State militant group and Kurdish forces just over the border in Syria brought the battle closer to Turkey, triggering a surge of tens of thousands of refugees and raising pressure... More>>

Royals beat Cleveland 2-0, gain on Tigers

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Danny Duffy pitched six shutout innings for his first win in more than a month as the Kansas City Royals moved closer to the top of the AL Central after the Tigers lost. More>>

Royals fans excitedly counting down to magic number

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The Royals are in the thick of the playoff race with less than a week left in the season, and fans are dreaming of a blue October. More>>

Owner: 'No misinformation' by Ravens on Rice

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Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti refuted a report suggesting he and other team officials tried to persuade the NFL to be lenient on Ray Rice after the running back was arrested in February for knocking out his... More>>

The Good Lie makes debut in Kansas City area

A red carpet event was held Monday night for the Good Lie, which tells the story of the "Lost Boys" who came to the Kansas City area from Sudan.
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Man wanted for shooting at deputy arrested at park

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A man wanted for shooting at a Johnson County Sheriff's Office deputy is in custody after he was arrested at a park. More>>

It's time to get your flu shot

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Flu season is about to begin: Get your flu shot now. More>>

Girl, 4, found wandering at Wyandotte County Lake playground

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The parents of a 4-year-old found wandering at a Wyandotte County Lake playground say she was left behind after a family outing due to a miscommunication, and they will never make that mistake again. The preschooler remains in protective custody.

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Teen at center of police stun gun controversy out of hospital

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A 17-year-old teen who suffered brain damage after his heart stopped when an Independence police officer used his stun gun on him is now out of the hospital. More>>

NTSB investigating fatal Delaware bus crash

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An independent federal agency is casting a wide net as it investigates the cause of a bus crash that killed two passengers and injured dozens more when it toppled over on a Delaware highway. More>>

Book lovers feature explicit, controversial content for Banned Books Week

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Banned Books Week 2014, encourages readers to find books considered offensive and unfit for the public, and bring awareness to the censorship of First Amendment Rights. More>>

Focus on UVa employee in student's disappearance

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Officials investigating the disappearance of a University of Virginia student focused Monday on the man they believe was the last person seen with her, searching his apartment for a second time and trying to locate the... More>>

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Deputies search for chase suspect who hit patrol car

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Police are searching for a man who led police on a high speed chase Monday morning, eventually crashing in a church parking lot. More>>

State police: 3 missing Afghan soldiers in custody

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Three Afghanistan National Army officers who went missing during a training exercise at a Cape Cod military base were detained Monday at the U.S.-Canadian border, Massachusetts law enforcement officials said. More>>

Judge rules on suspect's attire in Kansas City slayings

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A Jackson County judge says a 34-year-old man accused of fatally shooting three people and brutally beating two others who later died will be allowed to wear street clothes during his courtroom appearances. More>>

Islamic State group calls for attacking civilians

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The Islamic State group's spokesman said its fighters are ready to battle a U.S.-led military coalition, casting it as a historic clash between Muslims and their enemies and calling for attacks at home and abroad. More>>

Bill Clinton drops grandchild due date hint

Nine months could be winding down to the last nine days. More>>

Chrysler recalls 230K Durangos, Grand Cherokees

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Chrysler said the problem stems from electronic circuitry that also helps to control the airbags and other functions. The automaker said those features aren't affected.

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Alaska reporter quits on-air, chooses weed over TV gig

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When faced with a decision to choose between reporting news and promoting marijuana, an Alaska reporter chose weed in dramatic fashion. More>>

Fall TV 2014: When your fave CBS shows return

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We hope your DVR is ready for this: The onslaught of fall TV on CBS has begun. More>>

Syria vote isn't last word from Congress on war

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President Barack Obama's Mideast war strategy isn't in the clear yet in Congress. More>>

Apple: 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus sold

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Apple says it sold more than 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models, a record for a new model, in the three days after the phones went on sale. More>>

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