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  • Icy roads lead to overnight wrecks in metro area

    Icy roads lead to overnight wrecks in metro area

    Monday, January 22 2018 9:53 AM EST2018-01-22 14:53:14 GMT
    Tuesday, January 23 2018 1:45 AM EST2018-01-23 06:45:20 GMT
    Brett Akagi/KCTV5Brett Akagi/KCTV5

    Ice is to blame for multiple wrecks in the metro area as temperatures drop and roads freeze. 

    Ice is to blame for multiple wrecks in the metro area as temperatures drop and roads freeze. 

  • Brown scores 34, Kansas State tops Baylor 90-83

    Brown scores 34, Kansas State tops Baylor 90-83

    Monday, January 22 2018 11:50 PM EST2018-01-23 04:50:02 GMT

    Barry Brown scored 34 points, reigning Big 12 player of the week Dean Wade added 24 and Kansas State beat Baylor 90-83 on Monday night for its third straight victory.

    Barry Brown scored 34 points, reigning Big 12 player of the week Dean Wade added 24 and Kansas State beat Baylor 90-83 on Monday night for its third straight victory.

  • UPDATE: Police apprehend suspect wanted in Bonner Springs bank robbery

    UPDATE: Police apprehend suspect wanted in Bonner Springs bank robbery

    Monday, January 22 2018 1:58 PM EST2018-01-22 18:58:18 GMT
    Monday, January 22 2018 10:44 PM EST2018-01-23 03:44:00 GMT
    The suspect is described as a white man, possibly of Asian descent, in his 40s, standing 5-foot and 6-inches tall, with a slender build. (FBI)The suspect is described as a white man, possibly of Asian descent, in his 40s, standing 5-foot and 6-inches tall, with a slender build. (FBI)

    Authorities are looking for a man who they say robbed a bank in Bonner Springs, KS, on Monday morning. The robbery happened at about 10:24 a.m. at the KCB Bank, located at 13010 Commercial Drive.

    Authorities are looking for a man who they say robbed a bank in Bonner Springs, KS, on Monday morning. The robbery happened at about 10:24 a.m. at the KCB Bank, located at 13010 Commercial Drive.

  • Caught on camera: Masked suspect breaks into man's vehicle

    Caught on camera: Masked suspect breaks into man's vehicle

    Monday, January 22 2018 10:38 PM EST2018-01-23 03:38:24 GMT
    Monday, January 22 2018 10:38 PM EST2018-01-23 03:38:24 GMT
    A home surveillance camera captured a masked suspect breaking into a local man's Ford 250 parked in his driveway. Ryan Fitzpatrick was away at work when motion sensors went off and sent an alert to his cell phone.  He watched the video almost in real time.  “You feel violated," Fitzpatrick said. "You work hard for this and to have someone try and take the away from you is no fun.” IT expert Burton Kelso says surveillance video systems are becoming m...
    A home surveillance camera captured a masked suspect breaking into a local man's Ford 250 parked in his driveway. Ryan Fitzpatrick was away at work when motion sensors went off and sent an alert to his cell phone.  He watched the video almost in real time.  “You feel violated," Fitzpatrick said. "You work hard for this and to have someone try and take the away from you is no fun.” IT expert Burton Kelso says surveillance video systems are becoming m...
  • Family of Kansas man killed after 'swatting' call sues Wichita

    Family of Kansas man killed after 'swatting' call sues Wichita

    Monday, January 22 2018 8:33 PM EST2018-01-23 01:33:52 GMT
    Andrew FinchAndrew Finch

    The family of a Kansas man fatally shot by police at the door of his home after a hoax emergency call has sued the city of Wichita and the unidentified officers involved.

    The family of a Kansas man fatally shot by police at the door of his home after a hoax emergency call has sued the city of Wichita and the unidentified officers involved.

  • Life-threatening injuries reported after shooting on East 33rd Street

    Life-threatening injuries reported after shooting on East 33rd Street

    Monday, January 22 2018 8:24 PM EST2018-01-23 01:24:26 GMT
    Monday, January 22 2018 8:24 PM EST2018-01-23 01:24:26 GMT
    (KCTV5)(KCTV5)
    Police in Kansas City are investigating a shooting on Jackson Avenue just south of East 33rd Street.  The shooting was reported at 7:04 p.m. on Monday evening.  The victim suffered life-threatening injuries and was found in a car, according to police.  There's no information about any suspects at this time.  Copyright 2018 KCTV (Meredith Corp.) All rights reserved.
    Police in Kansas City are investigating a shooting on Jackson Avenue just south of East 33rd Street.  The shooting was reported at 7:04 p.m. on Monday evening.  The victim suffered life-threatening injuries and was found in a car, according to police.  There's no information about any suspects at this time.  Copyright 2018 KCTV (Meredith Corp.) All rights reserved.
  • Brownback could be approved this week for position in Trump administration

    Brownback could be approved this week for position in Trump administration

    Monday, January 22 2018 6:22 PM EST2018-01-22 23:22:42 GMT
    Monday, January 22 2018 6:22 PM EST2018-01-22 23:22:42 GMT
    (File photo)(File photo)
    The State of Kansas could have a new governor by the end of the week.  U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS) said the Senate is moving ahead with Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's nomination to be Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom.  Roberts said he's "looking forward to approving the nomination as early as this week."  In a tweet, Brownback thanked Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran (R-KS) and Roberts.  Once Brownback...
    The State of Kansas could have a new governor by the end of the week.  U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS) said the Senate is moving ahead with Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's nomination to be Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom.  Roberts said he's "looking forward to approving the nomination as early as this week."  In a tweet, Brownback thanked Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran (R-KS) and Roberts.  Once Brownback...
  • Blue Valley Northwest students return to school after learning about classmate's death

    Blue Valley Northwest students return to school after learning about classmate's death

    Monday, January 22 2018 5:52 PM EST2018-01-22 22:52:23 GMT
    Monday, January 22 2018 5:52 PM EST2018-01-22 22:52:23 GMT
    (Submitted)(Submitted)
    It was a somber day at Blue Valley Northwest High School as students and faculty returned for the first day back after learning about the death of a classmate.  John Albers, 17, was shot and killed Saturday evening by Overland Park police at 149th Terrace and England near Sunset Ridge Elementary.  The junior at Blue Valley Northwest was reportedly threatening suicide when police were called.  When investigators arrived, they say the teen backed out of the garage quic...
    It was a somber day at Blue Valley Northwest High School as students and faculty returned for the first day back after learning about the death of a classmate.  John Albers, 17, was shot and killed Saturday evening by Overland Park police at 149th Terrace and England near Sunset Ridge Elementary.  The junior at Blue Valley Northwest was reportedly threatening suicide when police were called.  When investigators arrived, they say the teen backed out of the garage quic...
  • FIGHT FOR HEALTHCARE: Healthcare insurance for middle-class families skyrockets

    FIGHT FOR HEALTHCARE: Healthcare insurance for middle-class families skyrockets

    Monday, January 22 2018 3:43 PM EST2018-01-22 20:43:12 GMT
    Monday, January 22 2018 5:50 PM EST2018-01-22 22:50:10 GMT

    Many families are now choosing to go without and just pay for the medical care they need. The Godfrey’s have been doing that for years.

    Many families are now choosing to go without and just pay for the medical care they need. The Godfrey’s have been doing that for years.

  • Kansas City, KS Police Department looks at strategy after crime increased in 2017

    Kansas City, KS Police Department looks at strategy after crime increased in 2017

    Monday, January 22 2018 4:54 PM EST2018-01-22 21:54:38 GMT
    Monday, January 22 2018 5:35 PM EST2018-01-22 22:35:07 GMT
    File photoFile photo

    After an uptick in violent crime in Kansas City, KS, police chief Terry Zeigler said the department is examining where those increases happened and possible changes they'll make.  One of the most alarming increases came in the area of drive-by shootings. In 2016, KCK saw 286 drive-bys, with the number increasing to 340 in 2017.  Zeigler said the focus has been on trend lines - and one area the department is looking to do is getting more engaged with the community, particul...

    After an uptick in violent crime in Kansas City, KS, police chief Terry Zeigler said the department is examining where those increases happened and possible changes they'll make.  One of the most alarming increases came in the area of drive-by shootings. In 2016, KCK saw 286 drive-bys, with the number increasing to 340 in 2017.  Zeigler said the focus has been on trend lines - and one area the department is looking to do is getting more engaged with the community, particul...

  • 1 dead following wreck on Clinton Parkway in Lawrence

    1 dead following wreck on Clinton Parkway in Lawrence

    Monday, January 22 2018 4:29 PM EST2018-01-22 21:29:02 GMT
    Monday, January 22 2018 5:20 PM EST2018-01-22 22:20:22 GMT

    One person is dead following a wreck on Clinton Parkway in Lawrence.  Eastbound and westbound Kansas Highway 10 are both closed in the area due to the wreck, the Kansas Department of Transportation said in a tweet.  There's no additional information at this time.  Copyright 2018 KCTV (Meredith Corp.) All rights reserved.

    One person is dead following a wreck on Clinton Parkway in Lawrence.  Eastbound and westbound Kansas Highway 10 are both closed in the area due to the wreck, the Kansas Department of Transportation said in a tweet.  There's no additional information at this time.  Copyright 2018 KCTV (Meredith Corp.) All rights reserved.

  • Father, 8-year-old son in critical condition after wrong-way crash in Liberty

    Father, 8-year-old son in critical condition after wrong-way crash in Liberty

    Sunday, January 21 2018 1:28 PM EST2018-01-21 18:28:56 GMT
    Monday, January 22 2018 4:50 PM EST2018-01-22 21:50:42 GMT

    A father and his 8-year-old son are in critical condition after a wrong-way crash in Liberty.

    A father and his 8-year-old son are in critical condition after a wrong-way crash in Liberty.

  • Prosecutor: Teens used social media site to lure victim, rob him in Raytown

    Prosecutor: Teens used social media site to lure victim, rob him in Raytown

    Monday, January 22 2018 4:03 PM EST2018-01-22 21:03:22 GMT
    Monday, January 22 2018 4:18 PM EST2018-01-22 21:18:54 GMT

    Two teens have been charged in connection with a reported Raytown robbery after an electronics sale setup over a social media site.

    Two teens have been charged in connection with a reported Raytown robbery after an electronics sale setup over a social media site.

  • Police investigating homicide at Gregory, Indiana

    Police investigating homicide at Gregory, Indiana

    Monday, January 22 2018 4:17 PM EST2018-01-22 21:17:23 GMT
    Monday, January 22 2018 4:17 PM EST2018-01-22 21:17:23 GMT
    (KCTV5)(KCTV5)

    Police are investigating a fatal shooting at Gregory Boulevard and Indiana Avenue.  

    Police are investigating a fatal shooting at Gregory Boulevard and Indiana Avenue.  

  • 9-year-old boy killed in exchange of gunfire

    9-year-old boy killed in exchange of gunfire

    Sunday, January 21 2018 11:54 AM EST2018-01-21 16:54:39 GMT
    Monday, January 22 2018 4:12 PM EST2018-01-22 21:12:56 GMT

    Police say a 9-year-old boy was fatally shot in an exchange of gunfire in Kansas City.

    Police say a 9-year-old boy was fatally shot in an exchange of gunfire in Kansas City.

  • Remembering Yordano Ventura’s legacy 1 year after his tragic death

    Remembering Yordano Ventura’s legacy 1 year after his tragic death

    Monday, January 22 2018 6:03 AM EST2018-01-22 11:03:13 GMT
    Monday, January 22 2018 2:33 PM EST2018-01-22 19:33:32 GMT
    Ventura spent just three full seasons in Kansas City but his impact on the ballclub, organization and fan base was on full display throughout the 2017 regular season. (KCTV5)Ventura spent just three full seasons in Kansas City but his impact on the ballclub, organization and fan base was on full display throughout the 2017 regular season. (KCTV5)

    On January 22, 2016, exactly one year ago, the Royals, the Kansas City community and the entire sports world mourned the loss of 25-year old pitcher Yordano Ventura. While a car accident in Ventura’s home country of the Dominican Republic cut the promising young ace’s life and career short, his legacy still lives on in 2018.

    On January 22, 2016, exactly one year ago, the Royals, the Kansas City community and the entire sports world mourned the loss of 25-year old pitcher Yordano Ventura. While a car accident in Ventura’s home country of the Dominican Republic cut the promising young ace’s life and career short, his legacy still lives on in 2018.

  • Foo Fighters expand North American tour to include Kansas City

    Foo Fighters expand North American tour to include Kansas City

    Monday, January 22 2018 1:46 PM EST2018-01-22 18:46:34 GMT
    Monday, January 22 2018 1:50 PM EST2018-01-22 18:50:59 GMT

    The Foo Fighters have expanded their 2018 North American tour to include Kansas City.

    The Foo Fighters have expanded their 2018 North American tour to include Kansas City.

  • Former Uber executive running for Kansas secretary of state

    Former Uber executive running for Kansas secretary of state

    Monday, January 22 2018 12:17 PM EST2018-01-22 17:17:00 GMT

    A former Uber and Google executive is running for the Democratic nomination for Kansas secretary of state.

    A former Uber and Google executive is running for the Democratic nomination for Kansas secretary of state.

  • Voter data for nearly 1,000 Kansans exposed in Florida

    Voter data for nearly 1,000 Kansans exposed in Florida

    Monday, January 22 2018 12:16 PM EST2018-01-22 17:16:53 GMT
    Monday, January 22 2018 12:16 PM EST2018-01-22 17:16:53 GMT

    Efforts to detect voter fraud led to private voter data from nearly 1,000 Kansans being exposed earlier this year by officials in Florida.

    Efforts to detect voter fraud led to private voter data from nearly 1,000 Kansans being exposed earlier this year by officials in Florida.

  • Job interviews with robots, a growing trend

    Job interviews with robots, a growing trend

    Monday, January 22 2018 11:28 AM EST2018-01-22 16:28:04 GMT
    Monday, January 22 2018 11:28 AM EST2018-01-22 16:28:04 GMT
    Amber Green sent her resume to Children’s Mercy Hospital six times and got a job only after applying through a service called Hirevue. (Facebook/Hirevue)Amber Green sent her resume to Children’s Mercy Hospital six times and got a job only after applying through a service called Hirevue. (Facebook/Hirevue)

    For the past few years, artificial intelligence slowly becoming a part of several aspects of people’s everyday lives. And now, software is now conducting part of the recruiting process for job interviews. 

    For the past few years, artificial intelligence slowly becoming a part of several aspects of people’s everyday lives. And now, software is now conducting part of the recruiting process for job interviews. 

  • Man charged in Columbia shooting arrested in Kansas City

    Man charged in Columbia shooting arrested in Kansas City

    Monday, January 22 2018 10:47 AM EST2018-01-22 15:47:44 GMT
    Monday, January 22 2018 10:47 AM EST2018-01-22 15:47:44 GMT
    Columbia police said in a statement that 29-year-old Matthew Callier McMillan was taken into custody Saturday in Kansas City. (KCTV5)Columbia police said in a statement that 29-year-old Matthew Callier McMillan was taken into custody Saturday in Kansas City. (KCTV5)

    A man accused in a New Year's Day altercation that ended with a Columbia security guard fatally shooting another person has been arrested.

    A man accused in a New Year's Day altercation that ended with a Columbia security guard fatally shooting another person has been arrested.

  • McCaskill among few Democrats voting to keep government open

    McCaskill among few Democrats voting to keep government open

    Monday, January 22 2018 10:05 AM EST2018-01-22 15:05:20 GMT
    Monday, January 22 2018 10:05 AM EST2018-01-22 15:05:20 GMT
    McCaskill was one of five Democrats who voted "yes" Friday night to keep the government open. (File photo)McCaskill was one of five Democrats who voted "yes" Friday night to keep the government open. (File photo)

    U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri was among a handful of Democrats in the Senate who voted to support a GOP measure that would have kept the government open through Feb. 16.

    U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri was among a handful of Democrats in the Senate who voted to support a GOP measure that would have kept the government open through Feb. 16.

  • Victim suffers life-threatening injuries from stabbing on Independence Avenue

    Victim suffers life-threatening injuries from stabbing on Independence Avenue

    Sunday, January 21 2018 11:38 PM EST2018-01-22 04:38:48 GMT
    Sunday, January 21 2018 11:38 PM EST2018-01-22 04:38:48 GMT
    (KCTV5)(KCTV5)
    Police are investigating a life-threatening stabbing in Kansas City.  The stabbing happened around 10:25 p.m. on Sunday night in the 5300 block of Independence Avenue.  There is no suspect information at this time. 
    Police are investigating a life-threatening stabbing in Kansas City.  The stabbing happened around 10:25 p.m. on Sunday night in the 5300 block of Independence Avenue.  There is no suspect information at this time. 
  • Chiefs defensive end says team will be in AFC Championship game in 2019

    Chiefs defensive end says team will be in AFC Championship game in 2019

    Sunday, January 21 2018 9:00 PM EST2018-01-22 02:00:37 GMT
    Sunday, January 21 2018 9:00 PM EST2018-01-22 02:00:37 GMT
    (AP File Photo)(AP File Photo)
    As the final four teams looked to punch their tickets for the Super Bowl, one Kansas City Chiefs player said his team will be in the hunt next year.  Chiefs defensive end Chris Jones tweeted Sunday, "Chiefs we will be here next year. 'Save this tweet.'"  @Chiefs we will be here next year. “Save this tweet” — Chris Jones (@stonecoldjones_) January 22, 2018 It's been nearly 25 years since Kansas City appeared in the championship round of the NFL...
    As the final four teams looked to punch their tickets for the Super Bowl, one Kansas City Chiefs player said his team will be in the hunt next year.  Chiefs defensive end Chris Jones tweeted Sunday, "Chiefs we will be here next year. 'Save this tweet.'"  @Chiefs we will be here next year. “Save this tweet” — Chris Jones (@stonecoldjones_) January 22, 2018 It's been nearly 25 years since Kansas City appeared in the championship round of the NFL...
  • 17-year-old killed in officer-involved shooting in Overland Park

    17-year-old killed in officer-involved shooting in Overland Park

    Saturday, January 20 2018 10:12 PM EST2018-01-21 03:12:10 GMT
    Sunday, January 21 2018 7:26 PM EST2018-01-22 00:26:17 GMT
    One person is dead after an officer-involved shooting near the area of 149th Terr. and England St. in Overland Park. (Grady Reid/KCTV5)One person is dead after an officer-involved shooting near the area of 149th Terr. and England St. in Overland Park. (Grady Reid/KCTV5)

    A local high school student has died following an officer-involved shooting in Overland Park. 

    A local high school student has died following an officer-involved shooting in Overland Park. 

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