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Independence officer shoots, kills man after chase

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An Independence police officer shot and killed a man after a chase early Friday morning. The driver led police on a 15 mile chase, at some points traveling over 100 mph.

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Patients, staff at teen behavioral center sickened with gastrointestinal illness

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The University of Kansas Hospital said up to 10 patients and eight staff at their Marillac Campus have come down with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea over the last few days.

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Kansas City leaders hopeful for Super Bowl bid in years ahead Video included

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Super Bowl Sunday is three days away, and local football fans wonder if the championship game will ever reach Kansas City. Some city leaders say it will.

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Twitter moves to actively seek out terrorist supporters

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Twitter is now using spam-fighting technology to seek out accounts that might be promoting terrorist activity and is examining other accounts related to those flagged for possible removal, the company announced Friday. More>>

Assange sex case sinks in international quagmire Video included

(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File). FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, file photo, Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks speaks to the media and members of the public from a balcony at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File). FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, file photo, Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks speaks to the media and members of the public from a balcony at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London.
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It started more than five years ago as what appeared to be a fairly simple sex crime case: two women in Sweden came forward to accuse Julian Assange of sexual misconduct. More>>

Disguised gunmen target boxing fans in Dublin hotel; 1 dead

Gunmen disguised as police opened fire on boxing fans at a Dublin hotel Friday, killing one man and wounding two others in an attack that could reflect tensions within Ireland's top cocaine-smuggling gang. More>>

Former Chiefs Cheerleader reflects on Super Bowl I as an 8 year old

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With the Super Bowl just around the corner, people are celebrating the half-century milestone by taking a look back from the beginning. One former Chiefs cheerleader reflects on her first Super Bowl experience, when she was eight years old, at Super Bowl I. 

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US added just 151K jobs in Jan.; unemployment at 4.9 pct.

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The U.S. economy added 151,000 jobs in January, a slowdown from recent months but still a sign of a solid job market. Employers raised pay, more people felt confident enough to look for work and the unemployment rate... More>>

Experts say launch won't bring N. Korea much closer to ICBM Video included

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Japan has deployed PAC-3 missile batteries in the heart of Tokyo to shoot down any incoming rocket debris. South Korea is reportedly mobilizing two Aegis-equipped destroyers. The U.S. is already gunning to punish Pyongyang... More>>

1 case of norovirus connected to Buffalo Wild Wings confirmed

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The Johnson County Department of Health and Environment says they have confirmed one positive case of norovirus connected to the Buffalo Wild Wings at the end of January.

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Suspect in custody after woman found shot in Hampton Inn parking lot

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Police said a 26-year-old female employee was found shot in the parking lot of the Hampton Inn in Belton Friday morning and now a suspect is in custody.

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2 men charged with shooting deputy at KCK 7-Eleven found guilty

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Two of the men charged with shooting a Wyandotte County sheriff’s deputy almost a year ago were found guilty Friday.

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Earth, Wind & Fire founder Maurice White dead at 74

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Earth, Wind & Fire founder Maurice White, whose horn-driven band sold more than 90 million albums and made hits like "September," ''Shining Star" and "Boogie Wonderland," died Wednesday at his home in Los... More>>

Super Bowl 50: The idiot's guide to understanding the 'big game'

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In case you're not familiar with Sunday's proceedings and want to look like you are, here are the answers to some questions you may have.

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Overland Park apartment fire displaces multiple families

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A fire broke out at an Overland Park apartment complex at W 119th Street and Switzer Road Friday. 

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One person was killed and three others sustained injuries when a crane collapsed onto a Manhattan street Friday.

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Crane collapses in lower Manhattan, kills 1 Video included

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One person died in a crane collapse in New York.

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Friday's jobs report could ease US recession fears. Or not.

(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky). In this Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016, photo, Angelo Falcone, left, is interviewed by Eric Larkee for a bartender job at a job fair held by The Genuine Hospitality Group, in Miami. The restaurant group is expanding in South Florida. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky). In this Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016, photo, Angelo Falcone, left, is interviewed by Eric Larkee for a bartender job at a job fair held by The Genuine Hospitality Group, in Miami. The restaurant group is expanding in South Florida.
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U.S. manufacturing is shrinking, corporate profits are declining and goods are piling up on warehouse shelves. Those trends have elevated concern that a U.S. recession may loom in the next year or two. More>>

Fireworks fly as Clinton, Sanders square off before NH Video included

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Fireworks flying in their first one-on-one debate, Hillary Clinton accused Bernie Sanders Thursday night of subjecting her to an "artful smear" while Sanders suggested the former secretary of state was a captive of... More>>

The weather will be pretty nice by February standards

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The weather will be pretty nice by February standards.

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Father catches daughters jumping from burning home Video included

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Sam Hudson talked about the horrifying moments as his daughters could barely be seen in a home that was on fire. He caught them as they jumped from the second floor.

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Johnson & Johnson, ViaCyte testing possible diabetes cure

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By LINDA A. JOHNSON AP Business Writer Johnson & Johnson, continuing its long quest for a Type 1 diabetes cure, is joining forces with biotech company ViaCyte to speed development of the first stem... More>>

Assange finds surprising ally but it may not be enough

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has found a surprising ally - a little known United Nations panel that has decided he has been unfairly detained in Britain while seeking to avoid extradition to Sweden to answer... More>>

Brazil minister says no plans to cancel Rio Games Video included

(AP Photo/Felipe Dana). A municipal health worker sprays insecticide in an open area of a sports facility, to combat the Aedes aegypti mosquito that transmits the Zika virus, in Recife, Pernambuco state, Brazil, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana). A municipal health worker sprays insecticide in an open area of a sports facility, to combat the Aedes aegypti mosquito that transmits the Zika virus, in Recife, Pernambuco state, Brazil, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016.
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Brazilian organizers have reiterated they have no intention of canceling the Rio de Janeiro Olympics because of the outbreak of the Zika virus, with Sports Minister George Hilton saying the topic "is not in discussion." More>>

Goodell to require teams to interview women for exec jobs

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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell will implement a "Rooney Rule" requiring that women be interviewed for executive positions with teams around the league and in his own office, too. More>>

Automakers to recall 5M vehicles for another air bag problem

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Another problem has developed with automotive air bags, and this one will bring recalls of up to 5 million vehicles worldwide. More>>

Woman fighting back after nude photos leaked online

Alicia Clemmons had just become one of thousands of women who would become a victim of a form of intimate invasion that is legal in Kansas and Missouri. Alicia Clemmons had just become one of thousands of women who would become a victim of a form of intimate invasion that is legal in Kansas and Missouri.
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Alicia Clemmons life changed forever when she received an email that said, “Someone did something nasty to you on MyEx.com.” She’s now on a crusade to warn other women and change laws in Kansas and Missouri.

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Viewer's Guide: Clinton, Sanders clash over economic divide

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The face-to-face meeting between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders is rooted in an intensifying debate over who understands the great divide between rich Americans and everyone else. More>>

Wyandotte County deputy shoots suspect following KCK armed robbery

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A suspected robber armed with a knife is in critical condition after a deputy fired shots at him. The Wyandotte County deputy says the man was a threat and refused to drop the knife.

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Biggest ad stars of Super Bowl make their debut in Missouri

John Soto, supervisor at Warm Springs Ranch, with Mac and his mother (KCTV5) John Soto, supervisor at Warm Springs Ranch, with Mac and his mother (KCTV5)
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The biggest stars of the Super Bowl ads are the Budweiser Clydesdales. They are born at a breeding ranch in Booneville, MO where they get lots of love and guidance. Mac is the first foal of 2016.

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BMX rider, X Games athlete Dave Mirra dies

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The decorated X Games athlete leaves behind a wife and two children. 

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Clark Hunt says enthusiasm for the NFL continues to grow in Europe

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Without Kansas City Chiefs founder Lamar Hunt, there would be no Super Bowl. Clark Hunt, the Chiefs CEO and Lamar’s son, says the team has become a family affair.

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Kansas senators debate overhauling juvenile justice system

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Hearings are underway in Topeka on a bill that would allow low-risk juvenile offenders in Kansas to live in community-based programs instead of being locked up. The bill has sparked heated debate. 

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The Kansas City roots of Levi's Stadium

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When Super Bowl 50 is played at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, CA, though the Kansas City Chiefs won’t be there, the spirit of Kansas City will be.

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Two I-435 rock throwing cases reported minutes apart

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A metro man is sending a warning about a danger that could have killed him and could put others at risk.

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Two fans remember time spent at Super Bowl One

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For those who paid only a few dollars to see Super Bowl One, the experience was priceless. Jerry and his uncle Tom Ibarra took a day trip on  January 15th, 1967 to see it. 

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Mom of KC native Shane Ray gets ready for Super Bowl

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The mother of Kansas City native Shane Ray is getting prepared to watch her son play on the biggest stage in the sports world, Super Bowl 50.

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America celebrates Black History Month 2016

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Black History Month commemorates important people and events in the history of people who have settled far from their ancestral homeland of Africa. 

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Airline CEO: Explosive residue found in Somalia incident Video included

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The head of the airline whose jetliner was damaged in an explosion shortly after takeoff from Somalia said Thursday that investigators have found what appears to be residue from explosives, though he cautioned that the... More>>

Senate Democrats block energy bill in impasse over Flint

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Senate Democrats on Thursday blocked the first bipartisan energy bill in almost a decade after majority Republicans balked over sending hundreds of millions of dollars in emergency aid to Flint, Michigan, to fix and... More>>

Lawmakers introduce bill to make women register for draft Video included

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Two Republican congressmen who are military veterans have introduced a bill requiring women to register for the draft. More>>

Merriam animal shelter closing after 50 years due to deplorable conditions

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After five decades of serving homeless pets in the metro, a small, outdated animal shelter will be closing due to deplorable conditions.

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