• Courtesy: Salina Journal

    Kansas Guard investigates private over chalk messages

    Assaria teen admits to involvement in 'chalk event'Criminal charges not likely, but there are consequences — Salina Journal (@salinajournal) September 28, 2016 LINDSBORG, Kan. — The Kansas Army National Guard is investigating after a private admitted to being involved when chalk messages, including some that were racially offensive, were written on the sidewalks of Bethany College. The 19-year-old apologized to The Salina Journal for his involvement. He offered no details about what happened Sept. 3 at the college in the […]

  • A man died after police shot him in El Cajon, California, sparking protests in the suburb northeast of San Diego, CA on Tuesday, September 27, 2016.

    California officer fatally shoots man who they say “rapidly drew an object” and stood in a “shooting stance”

    EL CAJON, Calif. — A man died after police shot him in El Cajon, Calif., sparking protests in the suburb northeast of San Diego. On Tuesday afternoon, El Cajon police responded to a 911 call regarding an African-American man in his 30s who reportedly was behaving “erratically” behind a restaurant at the Broadway Village Shopping Center, Lt. Rob Ransweiler said. ‘Not acting like himself’ According to the call, the man was “not acting like himself” and had been walking in […]

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    If you own a front-loading washer, you may be owed money

    Consumers who have noticed foul odors or a slimy mold coming from their front-loading washing machine may be eligible for a cash rebate. The reimbursement is the result of several class action lawsuits against Whirlpool and Sears over complaints that the washing machines weren’t cleaning themselves, allowing mold and mildew to build up, ruining laundry. The settlement covers Whirlpool, Kenmore or Maytag front-loading washing machines manufactured between 2001 and 2010. Whether it was bought, gifted or otherwise acquired, owners are […]

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    Man pleads not guilty for Blue Springs crash that killed two kids

    BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. —  The man accused of killing two children and paralyzing their father in a crash along I-70 in Blue Springs on Sept. 5, pleaded not-guilty on Monday before a Jackson County judge via video arraignment. James L. Green, 60, of Odessa, Mo., faces two counts of 2nd degree murder, two counts of 2nd degree assault, driving while intoxicated, and driving while revoked for his involvement in the Monday, Sept. 5 tragic crash. He told police he was trying to change […]

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    High school football player dies after injury in Friday night game

    A high school near Cleveland is mourning the tragic death of a football player days after he was injured during a game Friday night. Andre Jackson, 17, was hurt during a kickoff play in which he may have been kicked or kneed by another player while going after the ball, according to CNN affiliate WEWS. Officials have not identified what his injury was. Jackson, a fullback and outside linebacker for Euclid High School in Euclid, reportedly walked off the field […]

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    Most Chiefs fans say parking was ‘problem-free’ at Arrowhead

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Two weeks ago countless Kansas City Chiefs fans complained about long lines of traffic, parking delays at Arrowhead Stadium and some said they even missed kickoff for the team’s home opener. However, Sunday afternoon, a much different story. “It really wasn’t an issue for us,” said a smiling Dave May. “We didn’t have to sit in a traffic line forever so yeah I’m glad about that,” said Danielle May. The Mays said they steered clear of […]

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    Elementary school students hospitalized after girl brings pot-laced brownies from home

    SALT LAKE CITY — Several children at a Salt Lake City elementary school were sent to a hospital Thursday after they ate marijuana-laced brownies that another student brought to the playground. According to a letter from the Salt Lake City School District, a student at Lincoln Elementary school brought the brownies to the playground before school and sold or shared several of them with sixth-grade students, according to KSTU. Lincoln Elementary has kindergarten through sixth grade. Det. Wilking of the […]

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    Mom’s ‘excuse note’ for her tardy daughter goes viral

    CLARKSBURG, Calif. — A California teen running late for school must have been thrilled when her mother agreed to write an excuse note — until she read it. The note has been shared tens of thousands of times on Facebook, likely by applauding parents everywhere who know just how hard it is to get their children to school every morning. Nicole Poppic wrote in the caption of the post, “This is what happens when you are tardy as a result […]

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    KC teen’s own father charged with her murder after she was suffocated at motel

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Jackson County prosecutors charged the father of Daizsa Bausby with her death on Wednesday. Daizsa was found dead in a motel room in March at just 18-years old. Prosecutors charged her father, Jerry K. Bausby, 40, with first-degree murder. He’s also been charged with first-degree sodomy, first-degree incest and sexual abuse in connection to the case. According to police, Daizsa’s mother filed a missing person report on March 20, and the the following day cleaning crews found the Southwest High School […]

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    Center provides care and compassion for people with sickle cell disease

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Chances are that your red blood cells are nice and round. But in some people, they’re shaped like sickles. That can result in severe pain, strokes, organ damage and even death. A center in the metro is working to make life easier for people with sickle cell disease. “We keep these warm blankets,” said Donna McCurry as she wraps a blanket around her patient, Donnisha Bandy. The warmth goes beyond the blanket. “This is their home. […]

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    Joe’s Weather Blog: Goodbye summer…hello summer (WED-9/21)

    Good morning…with heat index values around 100° over the past couple of days…it’s been anything but fall-like weather around these parts. With fall starting at 9:21 AM on Thursday…the weather will not be turning on a dime. More hot and humid weather is expected into Friday…beyond that some significant changes are on tap…including the potential for heavy rains and also highs in the 60s! The timing on this though may affect outdoor activities later Saturday into Sunday…and potentially at least […]

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    Shawnee Mission East student says she was held against her will, sexually assaulted in bathroom

    PRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kan. — A 14-year-old girl says she was sexually assaulted inside a bathroom at Shawnee Mission East High School, and parents are outraged they’re just now learning about the reported crime. Prairie Village police are investigating the victim’s fellow students as suspects in the case, the Shawnee Mission School District says she reported that the assault happened in a boys’ bathroom near the gym. FOX 4 is told the assault started out as horseplay, then one male student […]