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    Months following alleged rape, police find suspect they say attacked woman in Merriam parking lot

    JOHNSON COUNTY, Kan. — Investigators say they’ve found the man who raped a young woman at an apartment complex in Merriam last fall. The victim told police back on September 17, 2015 at about 9:30 p.m., she was attacked by a stranger in the parking lot as she was walking alone toward her apartment. Eight […]

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    Mother, daughter speak about chilling assault that led to viral warning video

    LOVELAND, Colo. — The powerful video has had more than 60 million viewers: A Colorado woman looking silently into the camera, holding up handmade note cards telling a chilling tale of sexual abuse. The cards tell a story of what looked like a perfect marriage – Catherine St. Germain was a single mom who thought […]

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    Ted Cruz drops out of 2016 presidential race following loss in Indiana Republican primary

    Ted Cruz bowed out of the Republican presidential race Tuesday following a crushing loss to Donald Trump in Indiana, clearing the path for the real estate mogul to clinch the GOP nomination. It was a remarkable turn of events in a presidential primary race that seemed destined — just weeks ago — to end in […]

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    KCMO police chief, Darryl Forte, says job cuts won’t cut back on officers currently on the streets

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. –Kansas City Police, Chief Darryl Forte, weighs in on job cuts in his latest blog. The chief says he’s worked out exactly where positions are going to be reduced, and the city is not going to lose any officers currently on the streets. The chief says, “Keep in mind we are eliminating positions, not […]

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    Joe’s Weather Blog: These darn clouds (cool too) (SAT-4/30)

    Good afternoon…we sort of trapped with a lot of clouds out there. There was some sunshine, and there still is scattered in the area…but at least as of the noon hour…temperatures range from near 50° along the MO/IA border to near 70° SE of the KC metro. Quite the spread. Unfortunately the trend for the […]

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    Mom did CrossFit until the day before she delivered her baby

    PROVO, Utah – Pregnancy can make you sick, slow you down or even leave you bedridden. But some women aren’t letting a baby on the way get in the way of their daily CrossFit routine – lifting for two all the way up until the day they deliver. It’s 9 a.m, and the day is […]


    Spanking can cause mental health problems in children, study suggests

    AUSTIN, Texas — A new study suggests spanking can cause children to defy their parents more frequently and can also result in lifelong mental health issues. The study, conducted by experts at the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Michigan, says spanking can cause permanent social and developmental problems. The study, published in the April […]

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    Special calendar provides another year of hope in fight against childhood cancers

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Filling each and every day with hope, it’s the literal goal of Braden’s Hope, an organization raising money to help researchers find a cure for childhood cancers. The way that money is raised is through a special calendar, created by some of Kansas City’s greatest heroes, and we’re not just talking […]

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    Joe’s Weather Blog: Widespread severe threat decreasing

    9PM Update: This is turning more into a heavy rain threat for the KC area than anything else. The severe weather just can’t get it’s act together locally because the atmosphere was worked over so much this morning. We’re seeing storms now in the area but at this point they are not severe. There are […]

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    Parents say ‘relentless bullying,’ Facebook post led to 14-year-old taking her own life

    WARRENTON, Mo. – Parents of a Missouri middle school student are reeling after their daughter took her own life following months of alleged harassment – in person and on social media – by the girl’s classmates. Destiny Gleason, 14, hanged herself on Wednesday from a pull-up bar in her bedroom after what her parents describe as relentless bullying culminated […]

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    Rapper Lil’ Kim criticized for ‘looking white’

    Lil’ Kim looks nothing like she used to. The rapper and former “Dancing With the Stars” contestant posted a series of selfies on Instagram over the weekend showing her decidedly lighter and blonder, with some accusing her of “looking white.” Miami Heat!!! 🔥🌞😍 A photo posted by Lil' Kim (@lilkimthequeenbee) on Apr 24, 2016 at […]

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    Man allegedly tells Chillicothe High School resource officer: ‘Bodies will fall’

    CHILLICOTHE, Mo. — A man is behind bars, accused of making terrorist threats against an area police department, a sheriff`s deputies and government leaders. Investigators say last Tuesday, police started investigating Wayne Howe after he allegedly made threats towards the Chillicothe Police Department, city officials, the Livingston County Sheriff`s Office and the Livingston County courthouse. […]