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Man taken into custody after allegedly pointing gun at drivers on I-29

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A man has been taken into custody after he allegedly pointed a gun at drivers on Interstate 29. More>>

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Israel, Gaza militants trade fire after talks fail

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Palestinian militants launched dozens of rockets and Israel responded with airstrikes on Wednesday after Egyptian efforts to mediate a lasting truce in the monthlong Gaza war collapsed in a hail of fire a day earlier. More>>

MO Gov. Nixon: 'Vigorous prosecution' needed after death of Michael Brown Video included

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With Michael Brown's funeral scheduled for Monday, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has made his boldest statement since Brown's death, saying in a statement that "a vigorous prosecution must be pursued." 

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Another American hostage at risk by Islamic State Video included

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In a horrifying act of revenge for U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq, militants with the Islamic State extremist group have beheaded American journalist James Foley - and are threatening to kill another hostage, U.S.... More>>

Patient in CA hospital being tested for Ebola

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An unknown person has been admitted to a California hospital and tested for a possible Ebola infection.

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10 dead, 22 missing in Hiroshima landslide

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Rain-sodden slopes collapsed in torrents of mud, rock and debris early Wednesday in the outskirts of Hiroshima, killing at least 10 people and leaving 22 missing, the government said. More>>

Macy's to pay $650,000 in shopper-profiling probe

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The retailer Macy's has agreed to pay $650,000 to settle allegations of racial profiling at its flagship store in Manhattan's Herald Square. More>>

Prison company pays $8 million in back wages

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The nation's largest private prison company, Corrections Corp. of America, has paid more than $8 million in back wages and benefits to current and former employees guarding federal inmates at a prison in California... More>>

Missing US photojournalist James Foley beheaded by ISIS

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American photojournalist James Wright Foley has been allegedly beheaded by the Islamic State, or ISIS, according to the group.  More>>

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Residents, motorists trapped by raging AZ floodwaters Video included

Residents, motorists trapped by raging AZ floodwaters Residents, motorists trapped by raging AZ floodwaters
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There was a daring rescue, one of many, in the far Northwest Valley, where an elderly woman was trapped inside her minivan as water slowly pushed her partially submerged vehicle downstream. More>>

8-year-old wants to be Overland Park's next mayor

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Overland Park's mayor has a challenger as a little girl says she can do the job better. More>>

'Pistol' of a woman celebrates 105th birthday

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A woman who has lived through more history than most will ever see made a little of her own on Tuesday. More>>

Watch David Letterman online. Just click the link and then go to the show. Click the show and watch it. More>>

KCPD forum offers Kansas City residents to meet officers

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The Kansas City Police Department sought to improve relations between officers and residents by holding a series of forums Tuesday night.

 
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Eatery that served toxic tea had labeling citation

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A Utah restaurant where a woman unknowingly drank iced tea mixed with chemicals, and nearly died, was cited seven months earlier for improper food labeling. More>>

Liberia president declares Ebola curfew

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Liberia's president declared a curfew and ordered security forces to quarantine a slum home to at least 50,000 people late Tuesday as the West African country battled to stop the spread of Ebola in the capital. More>>

Gaza cease-fire efforts collapse in heavy fighting

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Egyptian attempts to broker an end to a monthlong war between Israel and Hamas collapsed in heavy fighting Tuesday, with Palestinian militants firing dozens of rockets and Israel responding with airstrikes across the Gaza... More>>

Jinx?! Royals get the 'Sports Illustrated' cover treatment

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Your red-hot, AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals are on the cover of next week's Sports Illustrated magazine.
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Crooks target dozens of cars parked at Overland Park hotels

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Police are investigating a rash of vehicle break ins at Overland Park hotels. More than 40 vehicles were involved in the crime spree. More>>

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Crash in KCMO injures 5, crash in KCK injures 1

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Three were seriously injured in a crash in Kansas City Tuesday afternoon. More>>

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KCTV5 sales team responds to ice bucket challenge

 All over social media people are sharing their own videos of themselves getting ice cold water dumped on them. It's all to raise money for ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease. And Tuesday KCTV5 got involved.

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Greenwood police believe body cameras aid investigations

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Greenwood Police Department is the first police force in Missouri to provide body cameras for all its patrol officers. More>>

Texas Gov. Rick Perry turns himself in for booking Video included

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The Texas governor called the charges against him "baseless" and also said his actions were lawful and the right thing to do. More>>

Teens arrested in plot after Web activities eyed

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Investigators acting on a tip unraveled a plot to carry out a mass shooting at a suburban Los Angeles high school, arresting a pair of students who planned to target three school staffers and kill as many people as... More>>

ATA bus strikes pedestrian in downtown Kansas City

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A pedestrian hit by a bus was injured Tuesday afternoon. More>>

Woman forced to clean sewer filth from bathroom floor

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One woman said she's had to clean filth from the sewer off of her bathroom floor. And it's happened more than once. More>>

Longtime 'SNL' announcer Don Pardo dies at 96

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Few would recognize his face, but most knew his voice: the booming baritone that for nearly four decades heralded "Saturday Night Live." More>>

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  • Glencore swings to profit, announces buyback

    Glencore swings to profit, announces buyback

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:24 AM EDT2014-08-20 10:24:03 GMT
    Commodities and mining group Glencore PLC says it will buy back up to $1 billion of its own shares as profit for the first half of the year rose 8 percent.More >
    Commodities and mining group Glencore PLC says it will buy back up to $1 billion of its own shares as profit for the first half of the year rose 8 percent.More >
  • Global stocks drift ahead of Fed minutes

    Global stocks drift ahead of Fed minutes

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:24 AM EDT2014-08-20 09:24:39 GMT
    Asian stocks got a slight boost from Wednesday from positive U.S. economic figures that reinforced expectations of eventual Fed rate hikes and a stronger dollar, while European markets drifted lower.More >
    Asian stocks got a slight boost Wednesday from positive U.S. economic figures that reinforced expectations of eventual Fed rate hikes and a stronger dollar, while European markets drifted lower ahead of Federal Reserve...More >
  • Some Bank of England board members seek rate hike

    Some Bank of England board members seek rate hike

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:04 AM EDT2014-08-20 09:04:08 GMT
    Consensus among policymakers at the Bank of England has been shattered, with two of nine members of the monetary policy committee voting to increase interest rates from a record low of 0.5 percent.More >
    Consensus among policymakers at the Bank of England has been shattered, with two of nine members of the monetary policy committee voting to increase interest rates from a record low of 0.5 percent.More >
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