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Dine-and-dash over $13 leads to low-speed police chase

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Two women lead police on a chase through Kansas City after a dine and dash at a Chinese restaurant.

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Clinton's pledge: Steady hand at 'moment of reckoning' Video included

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Confronting a "moment of reckoning," Hillary Clinton is casting herself as a unifier for divided times and a tested, steady hand to lead in a volatile world. More>>

Residents in Roeland Park neighborhood recount dramatic conclusion of police pursuit

The Kansas City, Kansas Violent Crime Task Force was following the suspects. They were using a helicopter for an investigation. (Submitted) The Kansas City, Kansas Violent Crime Task Force was following the suspects. They were using a helicopter for an investigation. (Submitted)
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The Kansas City, Kansas Violent Crime Task Force was following the suspects. They were using a helicopter for an investigation.

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Random drug testing coming for students inside the Belton School District

Parents were given a letter about the policy at an open enrollment event in Belton. (KCTV5) Parents were given a letter about the policy at an open enrollment event in Belton. (KCTV5)
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The Belton School District is the latest district in Missouri to start randomly testing its students for drugs  

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4-year-old girl saves family from fire Video included

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An Osceola family is extremely thankful for a young family member who saved their lives. 

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Young girls relish chance to see female presidential nominee

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For the girls, it represents the first time they have tangible evidence the nation's highest job is open to them, too.

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Indonesia to execute 14 drug convicts Video included

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Reports indicate that four people have already been executed.

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Police investigating woman's death as a homicide

Officers were called to Independence and Wabash avenues about 5:07 a.m.  (Charlie Misra/KCTV5) Officers were called to Independence and Wabash avenues about 5:07 a.m. (Charlie Misra/KCTV5)
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A Thursday morning death investigation by police has become a murder investigation.

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California standoff suspect tied to Oakland cop shooting Video included

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The standoff began Wednesday afternoon when police followed the man to a home in Stockton.

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Hillary Clinton to make history at DNC Video included

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Hillary Clinton will make the case Thursday night, the last night of the Democratic National Convention, for why she should be president of the United States. 

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Kansas City shooting leaves man In critical condition

The shooting happened about 2:30 on Thursday at 35th Street and Benton. (KCTV5) The shooting happened about 2:30 on Thursday at 35th Street and Benton. (KCTV5)
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Police were sent to investigate the sound of gunfire at 35th Street and Benton Boulevard shortly before 2 p.m. When officers arrived on the scene, they found a man who had been shot inside a car.

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RAW: 400 pound copier dropped for charity

A local Kansas City company, Datamax, raised money for cancer prevention by dropping a 400 pound copier from a 100 foot crane for the BIGGSteps charity event Thursday afternoon.

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Family heartbroken after toddler hit, killed by truck outside her Olathe daycare

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Residents of an Olathe neighborhood are still shaken 24 hours after a toddler was struck and killed by a pick-up truck.  

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Chiefs defend parking changes at Arrowhead Stadium

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The Chiefs played a little defense Thursday responding to questions and complaints about plans for parking at Arrowhead Stadium this fall.

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Kansas troopers inspect school buses as new school year approaches

According to the Kansas Department of Transportation, more than 2,600 wrecks happened from 2004-2014 involving school buses in Kansas. (KCTV5) According to the Kansas Department of Transportation, more than 2,600 wrecks happened from 2004-2014 involving school buses in Kansas. (KCTV5)
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Ranging from Shawnee to KCK, the Kansas Highway Patrol examined hundreds of buses on Thursday.

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VIDEO: Watch the world turn from a million miles away

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Do yourself a favor. Hit the full-screen button, take a couple of minutes and watch this video. You'll feel better.

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Police: Pokemon Go players robbed in Kansas City

The Kansas City Police Department has not released locations of where the robberies happened. (KCTV5) The Kansas City Police Department has not released locations of where the robberies happened. (KCTV5)
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Police confirm that multiple armed robberies in the metro involved people playing Pokemon Go.

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KCK high rise tenants temporally adjust with gas, again

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In what is seeming to be a common sight, crews from Kansas Gas Service were at Central Park Towers after another emergency shut off Wednesday night.

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N. Korea: US has crossed red line, relations on war footing

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North Korea's top diplomat for U.S. affairs told The Associated Press on Thursday that Washington "crossed the red line" and effectively declared war by putting leader Kim Jong Un on its list of sanctioned individuals,... More>>

Motorcyclist severely injured in accident

A motorcyclist has been severely injured in an accident. (Bill Lindsay - KCTV5) A motorcyclist has been severely injured in an accident. (Bill Lindsay - KCTV5)
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The area of East 39th Street and Troost Avenue was closed Thursday morning after a motorcyclist was severely injured in a crash. 

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RAW VIDEO: Funeral procession for Green Township firefighter

Ed Cosgrove died over the weekend while battling an RV fire. His funeral was held Thursday morning with a procession of fire apparatus heading from the funeral home to the fire station.

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Crockett fire chief credits hair cut with saving his life Video included

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Rushing into fires or pulling people from wrecked cars is part of the job description for Crockett Fire Chief John Angerstein. He is used to saving others, but this past February, he needed other people to save his.

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Democratic donors rip Trump for failure to share tax returns Video included

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The wealthy Democratic donors, many of whom run complex businesses, know firsthand how revealing tax returns can be. Perhaps that's why they can't stop talking about Republican nominee Donald Trump's refusal to... More>>

After robberies on The Plaza and Midtown, police offer simple advice: Pay attention

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Kansas City police are looking to solve what has increased to 13 robbery cases throughout Midtown, The Country Club Plaza and downtown in two weeks. 

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Official: Re-entering rocket seen burning over western US Video included

A strange light in the sky over Nevada on July 27, 2016. (Source: FOX5 viewer/Facebook) A strange light in the sky over Nevada on July 27, 2016. (Source: FOX5 viewer/Facebook)
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FOX5 viewers on Wednesday night reported a strange object spotted in the skies over Nevada. 

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Clinton's nomination seen as powerful, long overdue Video included

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Clinton will formally accept the Democratic Party's nomination for president Thursday night, becoming the first woman to represent a major party. Her campaign has been filled with imagery alluding to the historic nomination.

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Trump: Comments about Russia, Clinton emails were sarcastic Video included

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Donald Trump says he was using sarcasm when he prodded Russia to unearth Hillary Clinton's missing emails. But Democrats aren't likely to let the Republican presidential nominee's extraordinary comments simply... More>>

It's so hot in New York that manure is bursting into flames

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How hot is it in upstate New York? So hot that horse manure is bursting into flames. More>>

Mayor's breast cancer caught during screening to advertise mammograms

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The advanced technology caught her breast cancer at the very earliest stage.

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Here are the Secret Service codenames for presidential and VP nominees

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Nearing the White House means you get a Secret Service detail, and that means the elite security agents need to have a new name buzzing into their ears.

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Olympic runner defies the odds

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For years, Ageze Guadie For years, he was told he wasn’t strong enough, wasn’t fast enough. He followed his dream, put in the hours, and now he's headed to the Olympics. 

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Audit: Kansas foster care system puts children at risk

Shortly after the 59-page audit was released Wednesday, two Democratic senators called for department Secretary Phyllis Gilmore to resign. (KCTV5) Shortly after the 59-page audit was released Wednesday, two Democratic senators called for department Secretary Phyllis Gilmore to resign. (KCTV5)

State auditors say the Kansas Department for Children and Families is struggling to adequately oversee private foster care contractors, putting children in the system at risk.

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Funeral held Thursday for volunteer firefighter who died at fire scene

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A volunteer firefighter in Livingston County, MO, died over the weekend after a medical emergency at a fire scene.

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David Bald Eagle, actor and Lakota chief, dies

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Chief David Bald Eagle served as actor, stuntman, war veteran and ambassador of the Lakota. 

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Boy gives $20K to Children's Hospital of WI

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Wednesday at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Blake Kroll wrote out the biggest check of his life - $20,000 in total.

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Powerball jackpot grows to $478 million

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It’s the fifth-largest Powerball prize of all time, and the eighth-largest lottery prize in US history. 

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Medical adhesive made for humans fixes hole in dog's mouth

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 A dental disease caused a painful opening in his mouth that three surgeries could not fix, and it slowed him down.

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Clinton ready to sell herself in biggest political moment Video included

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Hillary Clinton is set to face the nation with the goal of introducing the woman that speaker after speaker, including a pair of presidents, have spent days promising the American public they'll finally get to see: the...

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13-year-old reels in 200-pound shark in NJ

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 Gianni Mandile said he could tell right away it was a very large fish by the way it pulled on the line. After all, he’s been fishing since he was three years old.

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Takeaways: Obama vouches for Clinton, Kaine steps up Video included

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President Barack Obama used what is likely his last high-profile speech as president to make a powerful case for Hillary Clinton's election, saying it wasn't even a close choice between her and Donald Trump, whom... More>>

Girl with motor skill problems dances with ballerina

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Thanks to an early intervention program and therapy, 2-year-old Callia has gained the ability to move, as well as confidence. Now, Callia is running, jumping  - and dancing.

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Obama boosts Clinton: Carry her like you carried me Video included

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His own legacy on the line, President Barack Obama implored Americans to elect Hillary Clinton to the White House, casting her as a candidate who believes in the optimism that drives the nation's democracy and warning... More>>

Grandview man sentenced for fatal fire that killed two

Stephen D. Elijah, 35, was found guilty on two counts of involuntary manslaughter and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child in connection to a house fire that killed two. Stephen D. Elijah, 35, was found guilty on two counts of involuntary manslaughter and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child in connection to a house fire that killed two.
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Anika Hobley, 37, and Se'Asia Elijah, 14 months, were killed in a house fire on Sept. 29 in the 12000 block of Belmont Avenue.

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Powerball Numbers: July 27, 2016

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The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the "Powerball" game were: 10-47-50-65-68, Powerball: 24, Power Play: 2 Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. More>>

110-year-old lobster, named Larry, dies

A 110-year-old lobster named Larry who saved from the dinner table has died. (Source: WPLG/CNN) A 110-year-old lobster named Larry who saved from the dinner table has died. (Source: WPLG/CNN)
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The 15-pound lobster made national headlines when four Florida businessmen banded together to keep him off the dinner menu.

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Families still hope 6 missing church members alive Video included

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The pastor of the House of Mercy Church says this is the most difficult thing he and his church members have had to go through. A group of four men and two women flew out of an Arkansas airport, then made their way to a Micronesian island to evangelize. They are now missing. 

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Over 2,000 line up for hours to see Blake Shelton in Grain Valley

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Blake Shelton fans in Kansas City are having a great day.

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Woman critically injured by gunfire in Kansas City

A woman was injured outside of a home on the street.  (KCTV5) A woman was injured outside of a home on the street.  (KCTV5)
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Police say a woman was injured by gunfire at 11th and Ewing.

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Students at New Stanley Elementary School return to class early

While most students are still enjoying their summer vacations, one schools is already back in session in KCK. 

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For would-be Reagan assassin, freedom only days away Video included

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For the past decade, the man who shot President Ronald Reagan has quietly spent a growing number of his days living with his 90-year-old mother in a gated community in Williamsburg, Virginia. On Wednesday, a judge... More>>

Crews fight island fire in Florida from ground, air Video included

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According to fire officials, a blaze on a Florida island was about 50 percent contained late on Wednesday. The island will remain closed to visitors until the fire is completely out. It was started by lightning, officials say. 

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New York authorities find van of man killed earlier this month

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Craig Rideout's van was found Tuesday at a parking lot in Yates County.

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Chiefs place RB Jamaal Charles on PUP list as camp begins

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The Chiefs placed running back Jamaal Charles on the physically unable to perform list Wednesday, though coach Andy Reid said it should not be considered a setback in his return from a knee injury.

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As police deaths continue, unity sought in vigil at Southern First Baptist Church

Southside First Baptist Church pastor Stanley Smith. (KCTV5) Southside First Baptist Church pastor Stanley Smith. (KCTV5)
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The Southern First Baptist Church will be hosting the vigil.

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Aliens over Kansas City? KCTV5 camera catches usual light patterns

This video from KCTV5’s StormTrack5 meteorologist Jesse Hawila is getting a lot of chatter online. He recorded it off our tower cam Wednesday morning. Aliens over Kansas City? Others say it's lens flair which is light that scatters in a lens causing unwanted images.

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KCK police recruits already exposed to real life tragedies

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As Capt. Robert Melton's friends and colleagues grapple with their tremendous loss, a group of recruits is waiting in the wings to hit the streets to protect and serve.

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Kansas City man charged in Independence shooting

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A 22-year-old Kansas City man has been charged in the shooting of an Independence man.

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New law mandates cursive writing for AL public school students Video included

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Lexi's Law takes effect Monday in Alabama, and it will mandate that children learn cursive writing by the time they leave the third grade.

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New parking enhancements implemented for Chiefs fans this season

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The most notable change for fans is the joining of two tiers of parking at the Truman Sports Complex. What used to be known as general parking, or cash parking on game day, is now being combined with pre-paid single-game (Red) parking.

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KC Streetcar temporarily delayed after incident involving van

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The Kansas City streetcar stopped operating for more than an hour Wednesday morning after a minor accident.

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University of Kansas Hospital expands in Overland Park

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The University of Kansas Hospital is breaking ground on a new inpatient hospital in Overland Park.

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Prosecutor: 'Bias' shown by Baltimore officers in Freddie Gray case Video included

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Prosecutors announced Wednesday that all charges were dropped against the remaining three Baltimore officers involved in the Freddie Gray case.

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Judge dismisses conviction in Missouri deputy's death

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A judge has thrown out the murder conviction against a man who was found guilty in the 2014 killing of a southwest Missouri sheriff's deputy.

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Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islands

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Community members and an environmental group sued the U.S. Navy, the Department of Defense and the secretary of defense Wednesday over a plan to turn two Pacific islands into live-fire testing sites. More>>

Woman claims toy sexually assaulted her

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A woman said she was sexually assaulted when a toy squirted water on her face.

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Stepfather of infant found in trash compactor faces attempted murder charge, police say

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A 27-year-old Lawrence man faces an  attempted murder charge for allegedly abandoning his infant stepchild in trash compactor.

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