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  • As session nears close Kansas lawmakers faced with 4 major issues

    As session nears close Kansas lawmakers faced with 4 major issues

    Monday, March 27 2017 6:38 AM EDT2017-03-27 10:38:51 GMT
    Monday, March 27 2017 8:09 AM EDT2017-03-27 12:09:50 GMT
    The regular session ends April 7, with the veto session beginning May 1, and extending as long as necessary to get the items resolved. (KCTV5)The regular session ends April 7, with the veto session beginning May 1, and extending as long as necessary to get the items resolved. (KCTV5)

    Kansas lawmakers have been in session for three months now and with little time left, they still have four major items to square away. It’s a constitutional requirement in Kansas for lawmakers to balance the current year’s budget and come up with the next year’s plan before the session is over.

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    Kansas lawmakers have been in session for three months now and with little time left, they still have four major items to square away. It’s a constitutional requirement in Kansas for lawmakers to balance the current year’s budget and come up with the next year’s plan before the session is over.

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  • City to break ground on new grocery store in East KCMO

    City to break ground on new grocery store in East KCMO

    Monday, March 27 2017 7:39 AM EDT2017-03-27 11:39:37 GMT
    Monday, March 27 2017 7:39 AM EDT2017-03-27 11:39:37 GMT
    The Linwood Shopping Center has seen better days and now most storefronts are empty. (KCTV5)The Linwood Shopping Center has seen better days and now most storefronts are empty. (KCTV5)

    The Linwood Shopping Center has seen better days and now most storefronts are empty. It’s been almost 10 years since a store anchored the strip mall but on Monday there will be a ground breaking for a new Sun Fresh Market.

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    The Linwood Shopping Center has seen better days and now most storefronts are empty. It’s been almost 10 years since a store anchored the strip mall but on Monday there will be a ground breaking for a new Sun Fresh Market.

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  • 8-year-old accidentally struck by pizza delivery driver

    8-year-old accidentally struck by pizza delivery driver

    Sunday, March 26 2017 11:27 PM EDT2017-03-27 03:27:54 GMT
    Sunday, March 26 2017 11:27 PM EDT2017-03-27 03:27:54 GMT
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    An 8-year-old is in serious condition after she ran into the road and was struck by a pizza delivery driver.

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    An 8-year-old is in serious condition after she ran into the road and was struck by a pizza delivery driver.

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  • Bikers hit the road to send message of awareness

    Bikers hit the road to send message of awareness

    Sunday, March 26 2017 11:22 PM EDT2017-03-27 03:22:21 GMT
    Sunday, March 26 2017 11:22 PM EDT2017-03-27 03:22:21 GMT
    Bikers were loud on Sunday during their ride to bring a message to other drivers to be aware and pay attention. (Nathan Vickers/KCTV5)Bikers were loud on Sunday during their ride to bring a message to other drivers to be aware and pay attention. (Nathan Vickers/KCTV5)

    With warmer weather starting to come in, bikers are heading out on the open road.  This spring has already seen several people who have died in crashes and accidents. 

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    With warmer weather starting to come in, bikers are heading out on the open road.  This spring has already seen several people who have died in crashes and accidents. 

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  • Two in serious condition after double shooting

    Two in serious condition after double shooting

    Sunday, March 26 2017 8:05 PM EDT2017-03-27 00:05:06 GMT
    Sunday, March 26 2017 8:05 PM EDT2017-03-27 00:05:06 GMT
    Two people are in serious condition after a double shooting in south KCMO. (Dwain Crispell/KCTV5)Two people are in serious condition after a double shooting in south KCMO. (Dwain Crispell/KCTV5)

    Police are investigating after two people arrived at the hospital with gunshot wounds. 

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    Police are investigating after two people arrived at the hospital with gunshot wounds. 

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  • Local boy uses his birthday to help children at St. Jude’s

    Local boy uses his birthday to help children at St. Jude’s

    Sunday, March 26 2017 11:50 AM EDT2017-03-26 15:50:09 GMT
    Sunday, March 26 2017 7:26 PM EDT2017-03-26 23:26:42 GMT
    Ryder Clay won Young Philanthropist of the Year for KC's Mid-America Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. (KCTV)Ryder Clay won Young Philanthropist of the Year for KC's Mid-America Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. (KCTV)

    A local boy is using his own birthday to help sick children in need. It’s a heartwarming idea and you can help, too.

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    A local boy is using his own birthday to help sick children in need. It’s a heartwarming idea and you can help, too.

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  • KC looks back on hosting NCAA Midwest Regional

    KC looks back on hosting NCAA Midwest Regional

    Sunday, March 26 2017 6:52 PM EDT2017-03-26 22:52:15 GMT
    Sunday, March 26 2017 7:22 PM EDT2017-03-26 23:22:38 GMT
    File photo. (KCTV)File photo. (KCTV)

    Thousands of people filled the streets of downtown Kansas City to watch the Midwest Regional of the NCAA tournament. While the city is looking ahead at hosting more events, they’re also looking back at what they did well and what could have been better.

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    Thousands of people filled the streets of downtown Kansas City to watch the Midwest Regional of the NCAA tournament. While the city is looking ahead at hosting more events, they’re also looking back at what they did well and what could have been better.

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  • Man seriously injured after hitting light pole, tree

    Man seriously injured after hitting light pole, tree

    Sunday, March 26 2017 6:44 PM EDT2017-03-26 22:44:37 GMT
    Sunday, March 26 2017 7:21 PM EDT2017-03-26 23:21:22 GMT
    The car ran into a pole before hitting the tree. (Dwain Crispell/KCTV)The car ran into a pole before hitting the tree. (Dwain Crispell/KCTV)

    A man sustained possibly life-threatening injuries after his car hit a light pole and then a tree on Sunday at 51st and Paseo.

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    A man sustained possibly life-threatening injuries after his car hit a light pole and then a tree on Sunday at 51st and Paseo.

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  • 2 injured in crash on US-69 near College Boulevard

    2 injured in crash on US-69 near College Boulevard

    Sunday, March 26 2017 6:16 PM EDT2017-03-26 22:16:40 GMT
    Sunday, March 26 2017 6:16 PM EDT2017-03-26 22:16:40 GMT
    File photo. (AP)File photo. (AP)

    Two people were critically injured in a crash on US-69 Highway just south of College Boulevard on Sunday.

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    Two people were critically injured in a crash on US-69 Highway just south of College Boulevard on Sunday.

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  • Blue Lives Matter flag ordered removed by Florida home group

    Blue Lives Matter flag ordered removed by Florida home group

    Sunday, March 26 2017 10:25 AM EDT2017-03-26 14:25:35 GMT
    Sunday, March 26 2017 10:25 AM EDT2017-03-26 14:25:36 GMT
    A homeowners association told a Florida homeowner to remove a Blue Lives Matter flag from her front yard. (Source: WFOX/WJAX/CNN)A homeowners association told a Florida homeowner to remove a Blue Lives Matter flag from her front yard. (Source: WFOX/WJAX/CNN)

    A Florida woman has been told to remove a Blue Lives Matter flag from her front yard. A homeowners association says the flag is breaking the rules. But the family is fighting back.

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    A Florida woman has been told to remove a Blue Lives Matter flag from her front yard. A homeowners association says the flag is breaking the rules. But the family is fighting back.

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  • One person killed, another injured after vehicle goes off highway

    One person killed, another injured after vehicle goes off highway

    Saturday, March 25 2017 9:44 PM EDT2017-03-26 01:44:27 GMT
    Saturday, March 25 2017 9:44 PM EDT2017-03-26 01:44:27 GMT
    (KCTV5)(KCTV5)

    One person was killed and another was injured after their vehicle left the highway. 

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    One person was killed and another was injured after their vehicle left the highway. 

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  • 1 dead in crash on I-70 at Stadium Drive

    1 dead in crash on I-70 at Stadium Drive

    Saturday, March 25 2017 12:40 PM EDT2017-03-25 16:40:36 GMT
    Saturday, March 25 2017 9:13 PM EDT2017-03-26 01:13:38 GMT
    The scene of the crash at I-70 and Stadium. (KCTV)The scene of the crash at I-70 and Stadium. (KCTV)

    A two-vehicle crash on I-70 at Stadium Drive has left one person dead and two teens in the hospital. 

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    A two-vehicle crash on I-70 at Stadium Drive has left one person dead and two teens in the hospital. 

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  • Pitts, Ndow lead Northwest Missouri St to D-II championship

    Pitts, Ndow lead Northwest Missouri St to D-II championship

    Saturday, March 25 2017 7:50 PM EDT2017-03-25 23:50:05 GMT
    Saturday, March 25 2017 7:50 PM EDT2017-03-25 23:50:05 GMT
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    Justin Pitts scored 23 points, Chris-Ebou Ndow had a double-double and Northwest Missouri State beat Fairmont State 71-61 Saturday in the NCAA Division II championship game. Ndow finished with 17 points and 18 rebounds and Anthony Woods scored 13 with five rebounds and five assists for Northwest Missouri State (35-1). The Bearcats won their first men's basketball national championship and became the first D-II school to win the title in football and basketball in ...More >>
    Justin Pitts scored 23 points, Chris-Ebou Ndow had a double-double and Northwest Missouri State beat Fairmont State 71-61 Saturday in the NCAA Division II championship game. Ndow finished with 17 points and 18 rebounds and Anthony Woods scored 13 with five rebounds and five assists for Northwest Missouri State (35-1). The Bearcats won their first men's basketball national championship and became the first D-II school to win the title in football and basketball in ...More >>
  • Oregon coach gets chance to relive rivalry with Kansas

    Oregon coach gets chance to relive rivalry with Kansas

    Saturday, March 25 2017 5:05 PM EDT2017-03-25 21:05:21 GMT
    Saturday, March 25 2017 5:07 PM EDT2017-03-25 21:07:34 GMT
    Oregon head coach Dana Altman yells to his team during the second half an NCAA college basketball game against Arizona Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, in Eugene, Ore. (AP Photo/Chris Pietsch)Oregon head coach Dana Altman yells to his team during the second half an NCAA college basketball game against Arizona Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, in Eugene, Ore. (AP Photo/Chris Pietsch)

    “If you spend seven years at Kansas State, you don't like the Jayhawks, all right? Chickenhawks, all right?" Altman said.

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    “If you spend seven years at Kansas State, you don't like the Jayhawks, all right? Chickenhawks, all right?" Altman said.

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  • Royals' Danny Duffy named Opening Day starter

    Royals' Danny Duffy named Opening Day starter

    Saturday, March 25 2017 1:13 PM EDT2017-03-25 17:13:59 GMT
    Saturday, March 25 2017 2:42 PM EDT2017-03-25 18:42:50 GMT
    Kansas City Royals pitcher Danny Duffy delivers in the fifth inning to the Tampa Bay Rays during a baseball game, Monday, Aug. 1, 2016, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)Kansas City Royals pitcher Danny Duffy delivers in the fifth inning to the Tampa Bay Rays during a baseball game, Monday, Aug. 1, 2016, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

    Duffy has been named the Royals' Opening Day starter.

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    Duffy has been named the Royals' Opening Day starter.

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  • Woman dies in overnight crash on I-35

    Woman dies in overnight crash on I-35

    Saturday, March 25 2017 11:24 AM EDT2017-03-25 15:24:13 GMT
    Saturday, March 25 2017 11:27 AM EDT2017-03-25 15:27:19 GMT
    File photo. (AP)File photo. (AP)

    The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a woman died in a crash that happened overnight on I-35.

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    The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a woman died in a crash that happened overnight on I-35.

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  • Independence motorcyclist killed in crash identified

    Independence motorcyclist killed in crash identified

    Saturday, March 25 2017 10:22 AM EDT2017-03-25 14:22:43 GMT
    Saturday, March 25 2017 10:22 AM EDT2017-03-25 14:22:43 GMT
    File photo. (AP)File photo. (AP)

    The motorcyclist killed in a crash in Independence on Thursday has been identified.

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    The motorcyclist killed in a crash in Independence on Thursday has been identified.

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  • Police pursuit ends in crash in East KC

    Police pursuit ends in crash in East KC

    Friday, March 24 2017 3:57 PM EDT2017-03-24 19:57:54 GMT
    Friday, March 24 2017 9:05 PM EDT2017-03-25 01:05:31 GMT
    The crash happened in the area of 12th and Bennington. (Betsy Webster/KCTV)The crash happened in the area of 12th and Bennington. (Betsy Webster/KCTV)

    A police chase ended with a crash on the eastern side of Kansas City on Friday afternoon. 

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    A police chase ended with a crash on the eastern side of Kansas City on Friday afternoon. 

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  • 27-year-old charged with sexually exploiting 16-year-old, possessing child porn

    27-year-old charged with sexually exploiting 16-year-old, possessing child porn

    Friday, March 24 2017 6:53 PM EDT2017-03-24 22:53:48 GMT
    Friday, March 24 2017 6:53 PM EDT2017-03-24 22:53:47 GMT
    Christopher Ward, 27, faces charges of sexual exploitation of a minor and possession of child pornography. (KCTV)Christopher Ward, 27, faces charges of sexual exploitation of a minor and possession of child pornography. (KCTV)

    A man has been charged with felony sexual exploitation of a minor and felony possession of child pornography following an undercover officer’s prostitution investigation.

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    A man has been charged with felony sexual exploitation of a minor and felony possession of child pornography following an undercover officer’s prostitution investigation.

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  • Downtown restaurants reap the benefits of March Madness

    Downtown restaurants reap the benefits of March Madness

    Friday, March 24 2017 6:40 PM EDT2017-03-24 22:40:42 GMT
    Friday, March 24 2017 6:40 PM EDT2017-03-24 22:40:42 GMT

    The Flying Saucer in the Power and Light District is just one of many sports bars and restaurants scoring big due to the NCAA Tournament in Kansas City.

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    The Flying Saucer in the Power and Light District is just one of many sports bars and restaurants scoring big due to the NCAA Tournament in Kansas City.

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  • 2 adults, 2 kids escape Northland mobile home fire

    2 adults, 2 kids escape Northland mobile home fire

    Friday, March 24 2017 6:03 PM EDT2017-03-24 22:03:22 GMT
    Friday, March 24 2017 6:03 PM EDT2017-03-24 22:03:23 GMT

    Kansas City firefighters were called about 4:15 p.m. to the 8600 block of Northeast 107th Way. This is an area just west of 291-Highway.

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    Kansas City firefighters were called about 4:15 p.m. to the 8600 block of Northeast 107th Way. This is an area just west of 291-Highway.

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  • Police: Beaten man arrives at hospital with mouth glued shut

    Police: Beaten man arrives at hospital with mouth glued shut

    Friday, March 24 2017 5:08 PM EDT2017-03-24 21:08:59 GMT

    Police say a man apparently had his mouth glued shut during a Springfield attack.

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    Police say a man arrived at a Missouri hospital with his lips apparently glued together after coming under attack from several people in an ongoing dispute.

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  • FBI seeks attempted murder suspect who may be in Kansas City area

    FBI seeks attempted murder suspect who may be in Kansas City area

    Friday, March 24 2017 5:05 PM EDT2017-03-24 21:05:10 GMT
    Friday, March 24 2017 5:05 PM EDT2017-03-24 21:05:10 GMT

    The FBI is seeking help in locating attempted murder suspect who may be in the Kansas City area.

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    The FBI is seeking help in locating attempted murder suspect who may be in the Kansas City area.

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  • 2 charged with breaking into rural Platte County home

    2 charged with breaking into rural Platte County home

    Friday, March 24 2017 3:28 PM EDT2017-03-24 19:28:46 GMT
    Friday, March 24 2017 3:28 PM EDT2017-03-24 19:28:47 GMT

    A man and young woman have been charged with breaking into a home in rural Platte County.

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    A man and young woman have been charged with breaking into a home in rural Platte County.

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  • Westport florist uses empty vases to brighten rooms at metro hospice house

    Westport florist uses empty vases to brighten rooms at metro hospice house

    Friday, March 24 2017 2:21 PM EDT2017-03-24 18:21:27 GMT
    Friday, March 24 2017 2:21 PM EDT2017-03-24 18:21:27 GMT
    With the shop's excess flowers, they make arrangements that they donate and deliver to Saint Luke's Hospice House. (KCTV5)With the shop's excess flowers, they make arrangements that they donate and deliver to Saint Luke's Hospice House. (KCTV5)

    Some call Tammy Eldridge a flower expert but she says being a florist is her passion. Eldridge owns Westport Floral Designs, and she and her workers have been making flower arrangements for every occasion but recently they say people started bringing in unusual donations.

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    Some call Tammy Eldridge a flower expert but she says being a florist is her passion. Eldridge owns Westport Floral Designs, and she and her workers have been making flower arrangements for every occasion but recently they say people started bringing in unusual donations.

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  • Man charged in kidnapping, assault of Raytown man

    Man charged in kidnapping, assault of Raytown man

    Friday, March 24 2017 1:22 PM EDT2017-03-24 17:22:47 GMT
    Friday, March 24 2017 1:22 PM EDT2017-03-24 17:22:47 GMT
    Morrow was arrested on Wednesday by Raytown Police. (KCTV5)Morrow was arrested on Wednesday by Raytown Police. (KCTV5)

    Authorities in Jackson County have charged a man after he and a group of other individuals broke into the home of another man and beat him.

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    Authorities in Jackson County have charged a man after he and a group of other individuals broke into the home of another man and beat him.

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  • Fire guts Shawnee family's home

    Fire guts Shawnee family's home

    Friday, March 24 2017 1:03 PM EDT2017-03-24 17:03:41 GMT
    Friday, March 24 2017 1:03 PM EDT2017-03-24 17:03:42 GMT

    A Shawnee family has to find a new place to stay after a fire destroyed their home.

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    A Shawnee family has to find a new place to stay after a fire destroyed their home.

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  • Riot inside Johnson County, MO Jail squelched without injuries

    Riot inside Johnson County, MO Jail squelched without injuries

    Thursday, March 23 2017 11:56 PM EDT2017-03-24 03:56:16 GMT
    Friday, March 24 2017 12:55 PM EDT2017-03-24 16:55:50 GMT
    The riot started about 9:20 p.m. when a disturbance was reported in one of the male inmate dormitories. (KCTV5)The riot started about 9:20 p.m. when a disturbance was reported in one of the male inmate dormitories. (KCTV5)

    The Johnson County, Missouri Sheriff’s Office was required to deal with a riot at its jail on Thursday evening. The riot started about 9:20 p.m. when a disturbance was reported in one of the male inmate dormitories.

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    The Johnson County, Missouri Sheriff’s Office was required to deal with a riot at its jail on Thursday evening. The riot started about 9:20 p.m. when a disturbance was reported in one of the male inmate dormitories.

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  • Woman sentenced to 19 months in prison for stealing more than $100K in high-end clothing

    Woman sentenced to 19 months in prison for stealing more than $100K in high-end clothing

    Friday, March 24 2017 12:52 PM EDT2017-03-24 16:52:12 GMT
    Friday, March 24 2017 12:52 PM EDT2017-03-24 16:52:12 GMT
    The Johnson County District Attorney announced Friday that Kelli Jo Bauer, 45, had been sentenced to 19 months in prison. (KCTV5)The Johnson County District Attorney announced Friday that Kelli Jo Bauer, 45, had been sentenced to 19 months in prison. (KCTV5)

    An Overland Park woman has received her sentence after being charged with stealing more than $100,000 in high-end clothing.

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    An Overland Park woman has received her sentence after being charged with stealing more than $100,000 in high-end clothing.

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  • Damage from Overland Park fire estimated to be at least $23M

    Damage from Overland Park fire estimated to be at least $23M

    Friday, March 24 2017 12:35 PM EDT2017-03-24 16:35:08 GMT
    Friday, March 24 2017 12:42 PM EDT2017-03-24 16:42:00 GMT
    Firefighters were battling a massive fire at an apartment complex in Overland Park on Monday. The fire then spread to other homes in the area of College and Switzer. (KCTV5)Firefighters were battling a massive fire at an apartment complex in Overland Park on Monday. The fire then spread to other homes in the area of College and Switzer. (KCTV5)

    The massive fire in Overland Park that happened on Monday is estimated to have caused between $23 million to $25 million worth of damage.

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    The massive fire in Overland Park that happened on Monday is estimated to have caused between $23 million to $25 million worth of damage.

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  • Kansas congressional election plagued by polling site chaos

    Kansas congressional election plagued by polling site chaos

    Friday, March 24 2017 12:30 PM EDT2017-03-24 16:30:41 GMT
    Friday, March 24 2017 12:30 PM EDT2017-03-24 16:30:40 GMT
    With less than two weeks before the election, officials are still scrambling to find one polling location. (KCTV5)With less than two weeks before the election, officials are still scrambling to find one polling location. (KCTV5)

    Polling site changes will make it more confusing for more than 36,000 registered voters to cast a ballot in the race to fill the House seat vacated by CIA Director Mike Pompeo.

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    Polling site changes will make it more confusing for more than 36,000 registered voters to cast a ballot in the race to fill the House seat vacated by CIA Director Mike Pompeo.

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  • Mecum Auction helps out Turner High School automotive technology program

    Mecum Auction helps out Turner High School automotive technology program

    Friday, March 24 2017 12:09 PM EDT2017-03-24 16:09:30 GMT
    Friday, March 24 2017 12:09 PM EDT2017-03-24 16:09:30 GMT
    Earlier in the week, the car collecting community helped raise $2,500 for Turner High School's automotive technology program. (KCTV5)Earlier in the week, the car collecting community helped raise $2,500 for Turner High School's automotive technology program. (KCTV5)

    People who love cars, and supporting local students are in luck this weekend. Friday kicks off the Mecum Auto Show. But this year auto show goers will see local high school students working at the show.

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    People who love cars, and supporting local students are in luck this weekend. Friday kicks off the Mecum Auto Show. But this year auto show goers will see local high school students working at the show.

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