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Accused spree killer indicted in deaths of retired couple


A Jackson County grand jury has handed down two first-degree murder indictments against Brandon Howell, who was previously charged with murdering three South Kansas City residents in September. Howell will be arraigned Monday morning.


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Two teens drown after falling through ice on farm pond


The Northwest Missouri community of Savannah is in mourning following the drowning deaths of two local teenagers. More>>

Authorities probe arson at abandoned Kansas City school


The Kansas City Bomb and Arson Squad are investigating after a fire broke out at an abandoned Kansas City school. More>>

Vehicles targeted by thieves at Overland Park businesses


Several businesses in Overland Park are being targeted by thieves. Now, business owners are taking matters into their own hands to catch them in the act.


Buffalo residents ready for possible evacuations

Families rushed to pack up their valuables and schools closed in advance - not of snow but possible flooding. More>>

Fort Sam Houston lockdown lifted; 1 in custody


Officials at Fort Sam Houston say they've taken into custody the driver of a suspicious vehicle that sparked a lockdown at the San Antonio Army base. More>>

1 killed, dozens injured in California bus crash

A tour bus ran off a Northern California freeway and overturned Sunday morning, killing one person and injuring 30 - six of them seriously, authorities said. More>>

Anxieties mount as Ferguson waits on grand jury


Despite preparations for a weekend decision in the Ferguson shooting case, the grand jurors apparently need more time to deliberate, and the uncertainty just seemed to feed the anxiety and speculation Sunday in a city... More>>

One Direction wins artist of the year at AMAs


One Direction has won the American Music Award for artist of the year. More>>

Health care M&A leads global deal surge

In a big year for deal making, the health care industry is a standout. More>>

Driver injured and arrested after car hits wall in downtown Kansas City


A man was injured Sunday after he lost control of his car and hit a wall in downtown Kansas City. More>>

Man who ambushed cops had anti-government beliefs

A man who set his house on fire and ambushed responding police officers held "anti-government, anti-establishment" views and had previously threatened law enforcement, authorities said Sunday. More>>

Obama defends moves on immigration

President Barack Obama is shrugging off Republican criticism of his actions to lift the threat of deportation from millions of immigrants living illegally in the United States. More>>

12-year-old killed in officer-involved shooting at Cleveland rec center identified Video included


The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner has identified the 12-year-old boy as Tamir E. Rice. MetroHealth Medical Center confirmed that Tamir died as a result of his injuries. 

Evacuation plans readied as Buffalo flooding looms

First came the big storm, then the big dig. Now comes the big melt. More>>

Marion Barry remembered for love of DC

By The Associated Press Marion Barry, who served four terms as the mayor of the District of Columbia and served on the D.C. Council as the representative for the city's Ward 8 until his death Sunday... More>>

FSU, 'Bama, Oregon, Miss St unchanged in AP poll

By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer Florida State is No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll, followed by Alabama, Oregon and Mississippi State. The top four teams were unchanged for... More>>

US tells Iran to consider nuclear talks extension

The U.S. told Iran Sunday that it's time to consider extending nuclear talks, in the first formal recognition by Washington that frenzied last-minute diplomacy may not be enough to seal a deal by a rapidly approaching... More>>

Putin says he won't be Russia's president for life

Vladimir Putin has said he won't remain Russia's president for life and will step down in line with the constitution no later than 2024, according to an interview with a Russian news agency released Sunday. More>>

Pressure builds after Pacquiao win for Mayweather

Manny Pacquiao is done taking the high road, tired of pretending he doesn't care. More>>

Suicide bomber kills at least 45 Afghans


A suicide bomber blew himself up at a volleyball tournament in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday, killing at least 45 people in the country's deadliest terrorist attack this year, officials said. More>>

Workers finish recovering MH17 wreckage in Ukraine

Workers have finished recovering wreckage from the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster, more than four months after the passenger jet was shot down over rebel-held eastern Ukraine. More>>

Two country singers come out as gay

There are plenty of country songs about how to be a man. One way is to face the music, and two country crooners did that on Thursday. More>>

Woman who was raped, burned dies in Wichita

Police say that a mother of four has died just more than a week after she was sexually assaulted and set on fire at a Wichita park. More>>


Ferguson waits: No grand jury decision this weekend

Word spread quickly Saturday that a grand jury looking into whether to indict police Officer Darren Wilson had yet to make a decision. The grand jury, which last met on Friday, will reconvene Monday, federal and local law enforcement officials say.



Thanksgiving meal served to families of babies at NICU

Twenty families who formerly had babies in Overland Park Regional Medical Center's neonatal intensive care unit paid it forward Saturday and cooked a Thanksgiving meal for the families who currently have babies in the hospital. It's a yearly tradition at the hospital, and something the families look forward to.



Union Station holds tree lighting ceremony

The official start of Union Station's holiday season was Saturday. It was the annual holiday tree lighting, and KCTV5's Alexis Del Cid and Dave Hall were there to flip the switch. The celebration also included live music, a performance by the Kansas City Ballet and lots of activities for the kids.


A bad marriage can literally break your heart


A bad marriage can be bad for your heart literally.


Cops: Naked suspect assaults man, 84, at airport

A naked man fell through the ceiling of a women's bathroom at Logan Airport on Saturday, then ran out of the restroom and viciously assaulted an elderly man while he was still in the buff and bleeding, before being... More>>

Cleanup on, flood threat looms after huge NY snow

The weekend offered the Buffalo region a chance to dig out of record levels of deep snow before a flood warning took effect because of rising temperatures and rain. More>>

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