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  • Multiple rounds of storms, cooler temperatures head toward the Kansas City area

    Multiple rounds of storms, cooler temperatures head toward the Kansas City area

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 11:05 AM EDT2017-07-26 15:05:44 GMT
    Wednesday, July 26 2017 12:40 PM EDT2017-07-26 16:40:56 GMT
    A batch of showers and thunderstorms are expected to move through the northern areas of the Kansas City area late Wednesday morning. (KCTV5)A batch of showers and thunderstorms are expected to move through the northern areas of the Kansas City area late Wednesday morning. (KCTV5)

    After a weekend of intense heat and a couple of warm weekdays, rain and cooler weather is on the way. Wednesday is expected to continue in the hot and humid trend but quickly change as afternoon storms roll in.

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    After a weekend of intense heat and a couple of warm weekdays, rain and cooler weather is on the way. Wednesday is expected to continue in the hot and humid trend but quickly change as afternoon storms roll in.

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  • Father, daughters boyfriend found dead after house fire in Raytown

    Father, daughters boyfriend found dead after house fire in Raytown

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 7:13 AM EDT2017-07-26 11:13:28 GMT
    Wednesday, July 26 2017 12:16 PM EDT2017-07-26 16:16:46 GMT
    The fire started about 5:05 a.m. on Wednesday at a house in the 5700 block of Blue Ridge Cutoff. (KCTV5)The fire started about 5:05 a.m. on Wednesday at a house in the 5700 block of Blue Ridge Cutoff. (KCTV5)

    A Raytown family is mourning the loss of a father and his daughter's boyfriend after they were unable to get out of an early morning house fire. The fire started about 5:05 a.m. on Wednesday at a house in the 5700 block of Blue Ridge Cutoff.

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    A Raytown family is mourning the loss of a father and his daughter's boyfriend after they were unable to get out of an early morning house fire. The fire started about 5:05 a.m. on Wednesday at a house in the 5700 block of Blue Ridge Cutoff.

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  • 3 men arrested after overnight chase ends in Mission Hills

    3 men arrested after overnight chase ends in Mission Hills

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 7:08 AM EDT2017-07-26 11:08:38 GMT
    Wednesday, July 26 2017 8:57 AM EDT2017-07-26 12:57:14 GMT
    When the suspects' vehicle stopped, one man tried to run away on foot but a police dog ran after him. All three men were arrested at the scene. (KCTV5)When the suspects' vehicle stopped, one man tried to run away on foot but a police dog ran after him. All three men were arrested at the scene. (KCTV5)

    Authorities pursued three suspects across state lines early Wednesday morning after an armed robbery on the Missouri side. Officers say the chase started after they received a call about an armed street robbery in the area of 12th Street and Main Street at about 3 a.m.

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    Authorities pursued three suspects across state lines early Wednesday morning after an armed robbery on the Missouri side. Officers say the chase started after they received a call about an armed street robbery in the area of 12th Street and Main Street at about 3 a.m.

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  • Neighbors evacuated after armed man, police involved in 6 hour stand off

    Neighbors evacuated after armed man, police involved in 6 hour stand off

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 6:07 AM EDT2017-07-26 10:07:50 GMT
    Wednesday, July 26 2017 8:18 AM EDT2017-07-26 12:18:59 GMT
    Several people living in the area were asked to leave their homes and were loaded on to an air-conditioned bus due to the possible explosive. (KCTV5)Several people living in the area were asked to leave their homes and were loaded on to an air-conditioned bus due to the possible explosive. (KCTV5)

    Neighbors were forced from their homes as police worked for hours before finally ending a standoff at a Northland home early Wednesday morning. The incident started before 9 p.m. on Tuesday at a home in the 8100 block of NE 52nd Street.

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    Neighbors were forced from their homes as police worked for hours before finally ending a standoff at a Northland home early Wednesday morning. The incident started before 9 p.m. on Tuesday at a home in the 8100 block of NE 52nd Street.

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  • Royals beat Tigers 3-1 for 7th straight victory

    Royals beat Tigers 3-1 for 7th straight victory

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 6:17 AM EDT2017-07-26 10:17:31 GMT
    Wednesday, July 26 2017 6:17 AM EDT2017-07-26 10:17:31 GMT
    Duffy allowed a run and six hits in 6 1/3 innings. (AP)Duffy allowed a run and six hits in 6 1/3 innings. (AP)

    Whit Merrifield homered on the first pitch of the game and the Kansas City Royals led the rest of the way, beating the Detroit Tigers 3-1 on Tuesday night for their seventh consecutive victory.

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    Whit Merrifield homered on the first pitch of the game and the Kansas City Royals led the rest of the way, beating the Detroit Tigers 3-1 on Tuesday night for their seventh consecutive victory.

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  • Large oak tree crashes through family's home during storm

    Large oak tree crashes through family's home during storm

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 10:25 PM EDT2017-07-26 02:25:49 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 10:25 PM EDT2017-07-26 02:25:49 GMT
    One couple had a neighbor's tree come crashing into their Kansas City home. A large tree toppled as thunder, lightning and strong winds hit the neighborhood. (Emily Rittman/KCTV5)One couple had a neighbor's tree come crashing into their Kansas City home. A large tree toppled as thunder, lightning and strong winds hit the neighborhood. (Emily Rittman/KCTV5)

    Cleanup of extensive storm damage will not be cheap or quick for families around the metro. 

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    Cleanup of extensive storm damage will not be cheap or quick for families around the metro. 

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  • Kansas City Royals beat Tigers 3-1 for 7th straight victory

    Kansas City Royals beat Tigers 3-1 for 7th straight victory

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 10:20 PM EDT2017-07-26 02:20:17 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 10:20 PM EDT2017-07-26 02:20:17 GMT
    Danny Duffy (AP)Danny Duffy (AP)

    Whit Merrifield homered on the first pitch of the game and the Kansas City Royals led the rest of the way, beating the Detroit Tigers 3-1 for their seventh consecutive victory.

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    Whit Merrifield homered on the first pitch of the game and the Kansas City Royals led the rest of the way, beating the Detroit Tigers 3-1 for their seventh consecutive victory.

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  • Sporting's Dom Dwyer traded to Orlando in record deal

    Sporting's Dom Dwyer traded to Orlando in record deal

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 2:49 PM EDT2017-07-25 18:49:18 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 9:20 PM EDT2017-07-26 01:20:53 GMT

    Sporting Kansas City forward Dom Dwyer has been traded to Orlando City for what could be a Major League Soccer-record $1.6 million.

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    Sporting Kansas City forward Dom Dwyer has been traded to Orlando City for what could be a Major League Soccer-record $1.6 million.

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  • St. Louis County Police unveil state-of-the-art use of force simulator

    St. Louis County Police unveil state-of-the-art use of force simulator

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 8:56 PM EDT2017-07-26 00:56:33 GMT
    Thanks to a steep donation, the St. Louis County Police Department has purchased a high-tech interactive use of force simulator. (Credit: KMOV)Thanks to a steep donation, the St. Louis County Police Department has purchased a high-tech interactive use of force simulator. (Credit: KMOV)

    Thanks to a $350,000 donation to the St. Louis Police Foundation, the St. Louis County Police Department has purchased a high-tech interactive use of force simulator. 

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    Thanks to a $350,000 donation to the St. Louis Police Foundation, the St. Louis County Police Department has purchased a high-tech interactive use of force simulator. 

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  • Chiefs' Tamba Hali: "I just want to win"

    Chiefs' Tamba Hali: "I just want to win"

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 8:32 PM EDT2017-07-26 00:32:01 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 8:32 PM EDT2017-07-26 00:32:01 GMT
    Chiefs outside linebacker Tamba Hali (91) takes the field for introduction before an NFL divisional playoff football game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)Chiefs outside linebacker Tamba Hali (91) takes the field for introduction before an NFL divisional playoff football game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
    A few days after taking to Twitter to voice frustration about playing time during last season's postseason game, Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Tamba Hali returned to social media to "clear the air."  Hali sent off a series of 12 tweets on Saturday, asking if he was "needed in KC anymore?" On Tuesday, Hali held a Facebook Live session where he told fans that he just wants to win.  "I'm not looking for more money," Hali said. "I just want ...More >>
    A few days after taking to Twitter to voice frustration about playing time during last season's postseason game, Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Tamba Hali returned to social media to "clear the air."  Hali sent off a series of 12 tweets on Saturday, asking if he was "needed in KC anymore?" On Tuesday, Hali held a Facebook Live session where he told fans that he just wants to win.  "I'm not looking for more money," Hali said. "I just want ...More >>
  • Independence police investigate suspicious device in neighborhood

    Independence police investigate suspicious device in neighborhood

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 6:41 PM EDT2017-07-25 22:41:50 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 6:41 PM EDT2017-07-25 22:41:50 GMT
    Independence police are investigating a report of a suspicious device in a residential neighborhood.  Police have been in the area of East 9th Street South and South Huttig Avenue in Independence. Officers responded after a woman called 911 and reported a suspicious device. Copyright 2017 KCTV (Meredith Corp.) All rights reserved. More >>
    Independence police are investigating a report of a suspicious device in a residential neighborhood.  Police have been in the area of East 9th Street South and South Huttig Avenue in Independence. Officers responded after a woman called 911 and reported a suspicious device. Copyright 2017 KCTV (Meredith Corp.) All rights reserved. More >>
  • Police identify man killed at Kansas City car wash

    Police identify man killed at Kansas City car wash

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 6:25 PM EDT2017-07-25 22:25:28 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 6:25 PM EDT2017-07-25 22:25:28 GMT
    The scene where the shooting happened on Friday evening. (KCTV)The scene where the shooting happened on Friday evening. (KCTV)
    The Kansas City Police Department has released the identity of a man who was shot and killed at a car wash last Friday.  Anthony Clark, 41, was killed while he was parked inside the Avenue Car Wash in the area of Independence Avenue and Topping Avenue.   When police arrived, they saw his legs sticking out of the car.  The man had already died. There was a man washing his car in the next stall who was not hurt. He ran to get help when he heard the shots. If you have...More >>
    The Kansas City Police Department has released the identity of a man who was shot and killed at a car wash last Friday.  Anthony Clark, 41, was killed while he was parked inside the Avenue Car Wash in the area of Independence Avenue and Topping Avenue.   When police arrived, they saw his legs sticking out of the car.  The man had already died. There was a man washing his car in the next stall who was not hurt. He ran to get help when he heard the shots. If you have...More >>
  • Police identify man shot, killed in front yard at 6th, Cleveland

    Police identify man shot, killed in front yard at 6th, Cleveland

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 6:19 PM EDT2017-07-25 22:19:30 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 6:19 PM EDT2017-07-25 22:19:30 GMT
    Police have identified the man who was shot and killed in his front yard last Friday. (KCTV5)Police have identified the man who was shot and killed in his front yard last Friday. (KCTV5)
    Police have identified the man who was shot and killed in his front yard last Friday.  Freddy Nevels, 23, was shot in the 3800 block of East 6th Street.  Officers were called out to the scene last Friday around 8:15 p.m.  Witnesses said the man was in the front yard when an unknown person shot him.  If you have information about any of the homicides, call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477. Copyright 2017 KCTV (Meredith Corp.) All rights reserved. More >>
    Police have identified the man who was shot and killed in his front yard last Friday.  Freddy Nevels, 23, was shot in the 3800 block of East 6th Street.  Officers were called out to the scene last Friday around 8:15 p.m.  Witnesses said the man was in the front yard when an unknown person shot him.  If you have information about any of the homicides, call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477. Copyright 2017 KCTV (Meredith Corp.) All rights reserved. More >>
  • Future of education in Kansas has some students, teachers and parents uncertain

    Future of education in Kansas has some students, teachers and parents uncertain

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 4:37 PM EDT2017-07-25 20:37:11 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 6:01 PM EDT2017-07-25 22:01:32 GMT

    In the first of 30 meetings hosted by the Kansas Association of School Boards, the main talking point was one people in the education field know all too well: school funding.

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    In the first of 30 meetings hosted by the Kansas Association of School Boards, the main talking point was one people in the education field know all too well: school funding.

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  • Chiefs training camp: Takeaways from day 1 in St. Joe

    Chiefs training camp: Takeaways from day 1 in St. Joe

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 1:44 PM EDT2017-07-25 17:44:24 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 5:49 PM EDT2017-07-25 21:49:03 GMT
    If there was any talk of a quarterback controversy at the starting position, as of now it’s pretty clear that Smith is still head and shoulders ahead of Mahomes and Bray. (AP)If there was any talk of a quarterback controversy at the starting position, as of now it’s pretty clear that Smith is still head and shoulders ahead of Mahomes and Bray. (AP)

    Day one of Chiefs training camp 2017 is in the books. Quarterbacks are always the center of attention in training camp but this year the spotlight is brightened even more by the rookie Mahomes and fifth-year passer Tyler Bray.

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    Day one of Chiefs training camp 2017 is in the books. Quarterbacks are always the center of attention in training camp but this year the spotlight is brightened even more by the rookie Mahomes and fifth-year passer Tyler Bray.

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  • 2 hospitalized after SUV crashes into Independence QuikTrip

    2 hospitalized after SUV crashes into Independence QuikTrip

    Monday, July 24 2017 10:51 PM EDT2017-07-25 02:51:36 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 5:27 PM EDT2017-07-25 21:27:16 GMT
    Ashley Nicole JacksonAshley Nicole Jackson

    A crash at an Independence QuikTrip left multiple people in the hospital Monday night. The accident happened at the store located at Truman Road and Sterling Avenue.

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    A crash at an Independence QuikTrip left multiple people in the hospital Monday night. The accident happened at the store located at Truman Road and Sterling Avenue.

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  • Overland Park Catholic priest charged with child sex crimes

    Overland Park Catholic priest charged with child sex crimes

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 1:00 PM EDT2017-07-25 17:00:35 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 5:24 PM EDT2017-07-25 21:24:50 GMT

    Authorities say a Catholic priest charged in Wyandotte County with child sex crimes has been arrested in Maryland.

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    Authorities say a Catholic priest charged in Wyandotte County with child sex crimes has been arrested in Maryland.

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  • Leawood family whose home was raided claims victory after U.S. Court of Appeals ruling

    Leawood family whose home was raided claims victory after U.S. Court of Appeals ruling

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 4:23 PM EDT2017-07-25 20:23:01 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 5:23 PM EDT2017-07-25 21:23:24 GMT
    A Leawood family is claiming a partial victory after the U.S. Court of Appeals ruled on a lawsuit. (KCTV5)A Leawood family is claiming a partial victory after the U.S. Court of Appeals ruled on a lawsuit. (KCTV5)

    A Leawood family is claiming a partial victory after the U.S. Court of Appeals ruled on a lawsuit. 

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    A Leawood family is claiming a partial victory after the U.S. Court of Appeals ruled on a lawsuit. 

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  • Vandals spray racial slurs on delivery trucks of 4 businesses in northeast KCMO

    Vandals spray racial slurs on delivery trucks of 4 businesses in northeast KCMO

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 1:17 PM EDT2017-07-25 17:17:14 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 4:06 PM EDT2017-07-25 20:06:25 GMT
    Owners found their trucks spray-painted with racial slurs. One of the trucks was even torched. (KCTV5)Owners found their trucks spray-painted with racial slurs. One of the trucks was even torched. (KCTV5)

    Business owners in northeast Kansas City are searching for answers after several of their box trucks were found covered in racial slurs Tuesday morning. It happened in an industrial area near N Cambridge Avenue and Universal Avenue.

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    Business owners in northeast Kansas City are searching for answers after several of their box trucks were found covered in racial slurs Tuesday morning. It happened in an industrial area near N Cambridge Avenue and Universal Avenue.

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  • Fossil discovered in Parkville is three times older than a T-rex

    Fossil discovered in Parkville is three times older than a T-rex

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 2:11 PM EDT2017-07-25 18:11:24 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 2:11 PM EDT2017-07-25 18:11:24 GMT

    A fossil discover in Parkville is opening a whole new look at Kansas City’s history. The plant fossil is three times older than a Tyrannosaurus rex.

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    A fossil discover in Parkville is opening a whole new look at Kansas City’s history. The plant fossil is three times older than a Tyrannosaurus rex.

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  • Police identify 2 women wanted in connection with crash at Ponak's restaurant

    Police identify 2 women wanted in connection with crash at Ponak's restaurant

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 1:17 PM EDT2017-07-25 17:17:31 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 1:17 PM EDT2017-07-25 17:17:31 GMT

    Thanks to Twitter, Kansas City police say two suspects from a crash earlier this month have been identified.

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    Thanks to Twitter, Kansas City police say two suspects from a crash earlier this month have been identified.

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  • Mastering the art of fun: Dreams KC offers yoga class for preschoolers

    Mastering the art of fun: Dreams KC offers yoga class for preschoolers

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 12:25 PM EDT2017-07-25 16:25:17 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 12:25 PM EDT2017-07-25 16:25:17 GMT

    For some children enrolled in a pre-kindergarten pilot-program in Kansas City, yoga is a regular part of the day.

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    For some children enrolled in a pre-kindergarten pilot-program in Kansas City, yoga is a regular part of the day.

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  • Bob Dole nominated for Congress' highest civilian honor

    Bob Dole nominated for Congress' highest civilian honor

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 12:15 PM EDT2017-07-25 16:15:03 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 12:15 PM EDT2017-07-25 16:15:03 GMT
    Dole served 27 years in the Senate and 10 years in the House. Dole was the GOP presidential nominee in 1996, losing the election to Bill Clinton. (AP)Dole served 27 years in the Senate and 10 years in the House. Dole was the GOP presidential nominee in 1996, losing the election to Bill Clinton. (AP)

    Kansas statesman Bob Dole has been nominated for the highest civilian honor Congress bestows.

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    Kansas statesman Bob Dole has been nominated for the highest civilian honor Congress bestows.

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  • 1 dead after crash at Santa Fe and K-7 in Olathe

    1 dead after crash at Santa Fe and K-7 in Olathe

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 7:53 AM EDT2017-07-25 11:53:09 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 11:33 AM EDT2017-07-25 15:33:54 GMT
    It happened about 6:05 a.m. near Kansas 7 Highway and N Parker Street. (KCTV5)It happened about 6:05 a.m. near Kansas 7 Highway and N Parker Street. (KCTV5)

    Emergency crews say one person has died after a vehicle hit a tree early Tuesday morning. It happened about 6:05 a.m. near Santa Fe Street and Kansas 7 Highway.

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    Emergency crews say one person has died after a vehicle hit a tree early Tuesday morning. It happened about 6:05 a.m. near Santa Fe Street and Kansas 7 Highway.

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  • Power restored to 95 percent of Kansas City metro area

    Power restored to 95 percent of Kansas City metro area

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 11:12 AM EDT2017-07-25 15:12:28 GMT

    Overall, nearly 140,000 customers were without power at some point during Saturday evening’s storm, representing one of the worst storms in the KCP&L's history, the electric company said Monday.

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    Overall, nearly 140,000 customers were without power at some point during Saturday evening’s storm, representing one of the worst storms in the KCP&L's history, the electric company said Monday.

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  • Custodian for St. Louis suburb accused of illicit photos

    Custodian for St. Louis suburb accused of illicit photos

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 9:37 AM EDT2017-07-25 13:37:35 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 9:44 AM EDT2017-07-25 13:44:09 GMT
    Investigators also say Pixley broke into three women's homes to steal undergarments, feminine products and toiletries. (KCTV)Investigators also say Pixley broke into three women's homes to steal undergarments, feminine products and toiletries. (KCTV)

    Authorities say a custodian for a St. Louis suburb took photos under the skirts of female employees and broke into women's homes to steal underwear.

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    Authorities say a custodian for a St. Louis suburb took photos under the skirts of female employees and broke into women's homes to steal underwear.

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  • Perez, Moustakas homer in 12th, Royals beat Tigers 5-3

    Perez, Moustakas homer in 12th, Royals beat Tigers 5-3

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 9:10 AM EDT2017-07-25 13:10:16 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 9:10 AM EDT2017-07-25 13:10:16 GMT
    Salvador Perez and Mike Moustakas hit consecutive homers in the 12th inning.Salvador Perez and Mike Moustakas hit consecutive homers in the 12th inning.

    Salvador Perez and Mike Moustakas hit consecutive homers in the 12th inning, and the Kansas City Royals won their sixth straight game, 5-3 over the Detroit Tigers on Monday night. 

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    Salvador Perez and Mike Moustakas hit consecutive homers in the 12th inning, and the Kansas City Royals won their sixth straight game, 5-3 over the Detroit Tigers on Monday night. 

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  • KCPD searching for missing 88-year-old man

    KCPD searching for missing 88-year-old man

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 6:19 AM EDT2017-07-25 10:19:42 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 6:19 AM EDT2017-07-25 10:19:42 GMT
    Chapia is five-foot, five-inches tall, 160 pounds, wearing a yellow t-shirt with the number 43 on it and a pair of blue jeans. (KCTV5)Chapia is five-foot, five-inches tall, 160 pounds, wearing a yellow t-shirt with the number 43 on it and a pair of blue jeans. (KCTV5)

    Police in Kansas City are searching for an elderly man who went missing on Monday. Marin Chapia, 88, was last seen around noon in the area of northeast Kansas City.

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    Police in Kansas City are searching for an elderly man who went missing on Monday. Marin Chapia, 88, was last seen around noon in the area of northeast Kansas City.

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