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    Two construction workers injured in Olathe in a crane accident

    OLATHE, Kan. — Two workers were injured Tuesday afternoon at a construction site at 106th St., and South Ridgeview in Olathe where a renovation project is ongoing at a John Deere facility according to the city inspector’s office. According to Olathe Fire Dept. spokesperson Mike Hall, one victim has minor injuries and the other has serious […]

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    Iraq War veteran concerned citation will lead to loss of his 14 pet ducks

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio veteran who hurt his back during the Iraq War is worried a citation will result in him losing his 14 pet ducks, which he says are therapeutic. Darin Welker says officials in the village of West Lafayette told him to get rid of his ducks in May. They […]

  • KC Biker Band plays, benefits, informs public of child injuries on FOX 4′s Morning Show

    The KC Biker Band plays benefits for the Roswold Foundation for injured children. Each year, more than nine million American children visit the emergency room after suffering an unintentional injury. Of those ER visits, nearly 12,000 result in mortality. In fact, unintentional injuries are the leading cause of both death and disability for children and […]

  • Four taken into custody in connection with Craigslist shooting, robbery

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Four people were taken into custody in connection with a Craigslist car sale that ended in gunfire Wednesday outside an apartment complex just south of Swope Park, according to Kansas City Missouri Police Captain Tye Grant. Their names have not been released pending charges. Authorities want to know if a similar […]

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    Israel launches ground operation into Gaza

    GAZA CITY (CNN) — The Israeli military launched a ground operation into Gaza late Thursday and called an extra 18,000 reservists into the conflict with Hamas. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon ordered the ground action to destroy tunnels from Gaza into Israeli territory, according to a statement from Netanyahu’s media adviser. […]

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    Woman sues KC diocese for firing her over sexual orientation

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A parish food pantry worker who was fired over her marriage to another woman is suing the Roman Catholic Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph. Colleen Simon says a human resources director wrote a letter to Simon stating that the reason for her termination was because of “an irreconcilable conflict between the […]

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    Woman travels solo on motorcycle through Iran, gets slapped in face — in a ‘good’ way

    (CNN) — “You! You have moto, yes?” An elderly woman, her craggy face peering out from the folds of her voluminous black chador, demands my attention. I’m in the immigration line at the Turkey-Iran border and my heart is pounding as I wait to be stamped into the Islamic Republic. I nod warily, confirming that […]

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    Third bat in Lee’s Summit tests positive for rabies

    LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. — A third bat in the city of Lee’s Summit, Mo., has tested positive for rabies. The latest bat bite happened around 9:00 p.m. Wednesday night, on the back porch of a home, located in the 100 block of NE Misty Meadow Lane, as homeowner Daillie Rafol was outside grilling burgers for himself […]

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    Navy nurse’s duties reassigned after refusing to force-feed Guantanamo detainee

    (CNN) — Attorneys for a Guantanamo Bay detainee on a hunger strike say a U.S. military nurse has refused to conduct forced feedings of inmates. Abu Wa’el Dhiab has been at the U.S. Navy base on Cuba since August 2002, attorney Cori Crider told CNN. Crider says Dhiab told her in a telephone call last […]

  • Governor Nixon vetoes bill which could’ve armed school teachers

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Governor Jay Nixon says teachers with guns will not make students safer in school, so he vetoed a bill that would have set up statewide parameters for arming teachers. Anytime you hear gun and school in the same sentence, there seems to be cause for concern. It is definitely a hot […]

  • People gather to honor civil rights leader Leon Jordan, want to see his legacy furthered

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A special tribute to a former Kansas City police lieutenant, who was also a highly-respected political and civil rights pioneer, took place Tuesday night. Long-time admirers, friends and community leaders gathered to celebrate the legacy of Leon Jordan. Forty-four years ago on this date Jordan was shot to death outside the […]

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    3-year-old boy rescues elderly man trapped inside hot car

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — An elderly man is very thankful to one three-year-old for saving him from being trapped in a hot car. On Saturday afternoon sun was beating down on the man as he sat in the parking lot of his church, with outside temperatures in the 90s. “We’ve had a little problem with the switch […]