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Officials say the Streetcar was out of service after it collided with a car driving eastbound at Truman and Main Thursday evening. (Source: Chopper5) Officials say the Streetcar was out of service after it collided with a car driving eastbound at Truman and Main Thursday evening. (Source: Chopper5)

KC Streetcar collides with car, shuts down for an hour

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Officials say the Streetcar was out of service after it collided with a car driving eastbound at Truman and Main Thursday evening.

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Company recalls spill-proof cups due to risk of mold

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More than 3 million spill-proof cups for children between 4 and 12 months old are being recalled by Mayborn USA because of the risk of mold that could cause sickness.

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Egypt says search for crashed EgyptAir plane narrows Video included

(AP Photo/Amr Nabil). An Egyptian journalist holds a candle and a poster supporting EgyptAir during a candlelight vigil for the victims of EgyptAir flight 804 in front of the Journalists' Syndicate in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, May 24, 2016. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil). An Egyptian journalist holds a candle and a poster supporting EgyptAir during a candlelight vigil for the victims of EgyptAir flight 804 in front of the Journalists' Syndicate in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, May 24, 2016.
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The search for the EgyptAir plane which crashed last week killing all 66 people on board has narrowed to a 5-kilometer-wide area in the Mediterranean Sea, based on signals from the craft's emergency beacon, Egypt's... More>>

Mock 'Flintstones' car illegally parked on FL street

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The vehicle looked very much like the one Fred Flintstone powered by using his big feet in the long-running Hanna-Barbara cartoon, and it was illegally parked.

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In Hiroshima, Obama honors 'silent cry' of bombing victims Video included

(AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama). People gather around the gutted Atomic Bomb Dome at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, southwestern Japan, Thursday, May 26, 2016. President Barack Obama is to visit Hiroshima on Friday, May 27. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama). People gather around the gutted Atomic Bomb Dome at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, southwestern Japan, Thursday, May 26, 2016. President Barack Obama is to visit Hiroshima on Friday, May 27.
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President Barack Obama paid tribute Friday to the "silent cry" of the 140,000 victims of the atomic bomb dropped 71 years ago on Hiroshima, and called on the world to abandon "the logic of fear" that encourages the... More>>

Man rushed to surgery after being shot in Kansas City home invasion

A man is in serious condition after being shot during a home invasion. (KCTV5) A man is in serious condition after being shot during a home invasion. (KCTV5)
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A man was short during a home invasion Friday morning on the 5000 block of N. Brighton. 

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8 automakers recall over 12M vehicles for Takata air bags

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Eight automakers are recalling more than 12 million vehicles in the U.S. to replace potentially dangerous Takata air bag inflators. More>>

Leavenworth County investigating glitch in tornado sirens

Three tornado warnings were issued for Leavenworth County on Thursday. (KCTV5) Three tornado warnings were issued for Leavenworth County on Thursday. (KCTV5)
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The Leavenworth County Emergency Management team is investigating a malfunction in its tornado sirens.  

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Weather, traffic together with Gary Amble

The morning hours will be fairly quiet across the area with only light rain showers and a mostly overcast sky. The afternoon and evening will be a different story with scattered showers and thunderstorms capable of dropping heavy rain in a short period of time. 

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Busy travel period ahead as Memorial Day weekend starts Video included

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Airports and the TSA have recommended that passengers arrive two to three hours early for flights as the TSA has been having trouble keeping up with volume.

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Trump shifts to Clinton after claiming GOP delegate majority

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Presidential candidate Donald Trump is armed at last with a majority of the Republican Party's delegates, and he is shifting his attention toward the general election while Hillary Clinton remains locked in a divisive... More>>

Python bites Thai man's penis in terrifying toilet encounter

A man in Thailand is recovering in hospital after a python latched its fangs onto his penis while he was using his toilet earlier this week. More>>

Police: Man kills 2 children, himself Video included

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A woman found her two children, a boy and girl, dead in their beds. Her husband was also dead in their home.

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US soldier, Hiroshima survivor both say no need to apologize Video included

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A U.S. solider weary of battles in the Pacific and a Japanese survivor of Hiroshima look back at the day that changed the world.  

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Boat from 1800s part of house's foundation Video included

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A boat that's believed to date back to the 1800s was found to be part of a house's foundation when a cottage in New Jersey was raised.  

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National Spelling Bee co-champions include youngest ever

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The words were tougher. The final rounds lasted longer. The result was the same. More>>

Livestock auction supports family that lost daughter in horseback riding accident

Since a fluke horse-riding accident killed a little girl in Adrian, Missouri, a small community has gone out of their way to support the family that lost their daughter. (Source: KCTV) Since a fluke horse-riding accident killed a little girl in Adrian, Missouri, a small community has gone out of their way to support the family that lost their daughter. (Source: KCTV)
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Since a fluke horse-riding accident killed a little girl in Adrian, Missouri, a small community has gone out of their way to support the family that lost their daughter.

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The 2016 National Spelling Bee proved brutal for competitors. 

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Flash flooding the big threat Thursday into Friday

A detention basin near North Blue Mills Road and East 16th North Street is meant to drain the rain during heavy downpours, but the city found out it’s clogged. The water had to go somewhere and it turned the couple’s yard into a pond. (KCTV) A detention basin near North Blue Mills Road and East 16th North Street is meant to drain the rain during heavy downpours, but the city found out it’s clogged. The water had to go somewhere and it turned the couple’s yard into a pond. (KCTV)
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As strong to severe storms make their way out of the metro Thursday night, the new threat people are facing is flash flooding.

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Obama ready to face historic, haunted ground of Hiroshima

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Convinced that the time for this moment is right at last, President Barack Obama on Friday will become the first American president to confront the historic and haunted ground of Hiroshima. More>>

AL woman killed by fire ants in Selma day after her mother dies Video included

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It's a story so tragic it’s almost hard to believe. A Central Alabama family buried a mother and grandmother Thursday, at a double funeral. The women passed away just a day apart, under rare and devastating circumstances. 

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Nixon directs Missouri to speed up tax refunds

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday directed the Missouri Department of Revenue to accelerate the processing of Missourians’ tax returns so they can receive refunds if they're due. The Department of Revenue said this week that it expected a processing time of eight to ten weeks for pending returns. “Our budget is balanced and our economy is growing. The Department of Revenue needs to process these returns as quickly as possible while cont... More>>

KC Streetcar Authority discussing adding a 5th streetcar

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With now three incidents involving the Kansas City Streetcar this week, the Kansas City Streetcar Authority is talking about spending millions more.

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A dreaded superbug found for the first time in a U.S. woman

The United States' first known case of a superbug that cannot be killed by a last resort-style kind of antibiotic was detailed in a report by the U.S. Department of Defense on Thursday. More>>

VA abuse reporting policy questioned as latest veteran comes forward

Jake is an Army veteran and Purple Heart recipient who served in Afghanistan. He was injured when he drove over a roadside bomb. (Courtesy: Jake) Jake is an Army veteran and Purple Heart recipient who served in Afghanistan. He was injured when he drove over a roadside bomb. (Courtesy: Jake)
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As more veterans come forward with sexual abuse allegations against former Leavenworth Veterans Administration employee Mark Wisner, questions remain about whether the VA followed its own abuse reporting policy.

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2 fighter jets collide off NC coast, crew suffer minor injuries Video included

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The crash was near the Outer Banks in North Carolina. The four rescued appear to be in good condition.

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Obama: Allies 'rattled' by Trump; Trump blasts Obama Video included

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President Barack Obama said Thursday that foreign leaders are "rattled" by Donald Trump and have good reason to feel that way, as he accused the presumptive Republican presidential nominee of ignorance about world affairs. More>>

Mike Moustakas back on the DL with ACL tear

Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas is back on the disabled list for the second time this season, this time with a right ACL tear. Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas is back on the disabled list for the second time this season, this time with a right ACL tear.
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Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas is back on the disabled list for the second time this season, this time with a right ACL tear.

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Sears may sell Kenmore, Craftsman brands

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Sears reports it may sell off three of its iconic brands, Kenmore, Craftsman and DieHard. The struggling retailer reported a loss of $471 million in the first quarter. 

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Man killed in officer-involved shooting in Cass County identified

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The Cass County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a fatal officer-involved shooting following a chase Tuesday night.

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KC city auditor: Steel construction plates not up to code

Kansas City city auditor Doug Jones said those pesky steel plates at road construction sites aren't meeting city code regulations and are hazardous to drivers and their cars. (Source: KCTV) Kansas City city auditor Doug Jones said those pesky steel plates at road construction sites aren't meeting city code regulations and are hazardous to drivers and their cars. (Source: KCTV)
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Kansas City city auditor Doug Jones said those pesky steel plates at road construction sites aren't meeting city code regulations and are hazardous to drivers and their cars.

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Alligator captured behind Dallas middle school Video included

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The school is near a few creeks, however alligators are not common in that area.

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Teen has 15-pound baby Video included

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A teen mom in India has given birth to a 15-pound baby. 

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Man accused of fatally shooting son, kidnapping kids facing charges Video included

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An AMBER Alert was issued Tuesday afternoon for a man and two children following the fatal shooting of an infant in north St. Louis.

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Man accused of killing young child during 2014 shootout in Leavenworth pleads guilty

Marcas McGowan pleaded guilty in court on Thursday. (Leavenworth County Sheriff's Office) Marcas McGowan pleaded guilty in court on Thursday. (Leavenworth County Sheriff's Office)
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A man accused of killing a 5-year-old girl during a shootout in Leavenworth with police has pleaded guilty.

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GOP leader seeks Kansas Senate vote against federal order on transgender students

Kansas Senate President Susan Wagle wants the chamber to vote next week on a resolution condemning a recent federal directive on accommodating transgender students in public schools. (KCTV5) Kansas Senate President Susan Wagle wants the chamber to vote next week on a resolution condemning a recent federal directive on accommodating transgender students in public schools. (KCTV5)

Kansas Senate President Susan Wagle wants the chamber to vote next week on a resolution condemning a recent federal directive on accommodating transgender students in public schools.

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Independence man sentenced to 20 years in prison for fatal accident

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A Jackson County judge on Thursday sentenced an Independence man to 20 years in prison in connection with a fatal vehicular accident.

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Police: Woman robbed at gunpoint in south KC while eating lunch

A woman was robbed at gunpoint while eating lunch Wednesday. (KCTV5) A woman was robbed at gunpoint while eating lunch Wednesday. (KCTV5)
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Two gunmen robbed a woman while she was eating lunch Wednesday afternoon.

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Olathe FD: Lightning to blame for fire at elementary school

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The Olathe Fire Department says lightning is to blame for a fire at a local elementary school. 

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Fight over LGBT rights scuttles energy spending bill

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A $37 billion bill to fund the Energy Department and water projects has crashed in the House, scuttled by a fight over LGBT rights. More>>

Navy probing discrepancies in 'American Sniper' medal records

The Navy is investigating why documents show a discrepancy between the number of medals awarded to Navy SEAL Chris Kyle and what he wrote about in his best-selling book "American Sniper." (thecraft.com) The Navy is investigating why documents show a discrepancy between the number of medals awarded to Navy SEAL Chris Kyle and what he wrote about in his best-selling book "American Sniper." (thecraft.com)

The Navy is investigating why documents show a discrepancy between the number of medals awarded to Navy SEAL Chris Kyle and what he wrote about in his best-selling book "American Sniper.

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