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  • Man charged with making terrorist threat for walking into Springfield Walmart with rifle, body armor

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. —  A 20-year-old man has been charged with making a terrorist threat after he walked into a Walmart in Springfield wearing body armor and carrying a firearm and ammunition. Just after 4 p.m. Thursday, police say Dmitriy Andreychenko walked into a Walmart Neighborhood Market in Springfield, armed with an AR-style rifle slung across his chest and wearing a ballistic vest. He also allegedly had about 100 rounds of ammunition and was recording video on his cellphone as he […]

  • Officers and firefighters in Ottawa surprise 6-year-old boy at birthday party

    OTTAWA Kan. — Jesus Martinez is a happy and spirited boy who greets everyone with a smile. On Saturday he turned 6-years-old and was planing to have a birthday party with all his friends. Jesus sees firefighters and police officers as superheroes because of their incredible will to always help those that are most in need. So he and his mother Elia Martinez decided to invite both the police and fire departments to Jesus’ birthday party, a week ahead of […]

  • Summer of Love: The Red Thread of Fate brings couple together in their 80s

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — They say that “sometimes the person you fall for isn’t ready to catch you.” That perfectly describes the love story of Nancy Lowe and Don Meador, who waited more than a lifetime before they were finally able to be together. Meador is a decorated World War II veteran who was drafted at the age of the 18 and spent three years abroad. He met Lowe at a very young age and has been infatuated with her […]

  • Olathe Public Schools Foundation donates 2,000+ backpacks filled with school supplies

    OLATHE, Kan. — Thursday morning, volunteers with the Olathe Public Schools Foundation prepared school supplies and packed backpacks for students in need in the district. With help from students and volunteers from Farmers Insurance and Ravonics Team 1710, they packed more than 2,000 backpacks. Every year for more than a decade now, they’ve has organized a school supply drive to provide backpacks full of needed supplies to Olathe’s most vulnerable students. “Their efforts allow students to keep their focus on […]

  • Reward of $25,000 is bringing in more homicide tips, Kansas City police chief says

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. —  Multiple homicides in the Kansas City area have been solved recently, according to KCPD’s chief, and it’s all thanks to a couple of anonymous tips, which were each granted the massive reward of $25,000. According to numbers from Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers,  there have been 58 tips submitted on Kansas City homicides. Compared to the prior month (May 20 – June 20, 2019), which saw a submission of only 23 homicide tips, submissions are up […]

  • ‘Beer for life’ prize up for grabs by finding secret Busch pop-up shop in Missouri

    ST. LOUIS — Busch Beer is setting up a pop-up shop in a secret location on Saturday and is offering finders a chance to win exclusive prizes. So if you want a chance to win free beer for life, get exclusive gear and an opportunity to contribute to a good cause, then prepare to get your detective skills on. Anyone who finds the shop will have the chance to win the grand prize — a lifetime supply of Busch beer. […]

  • Man sentenced after Kansas trooper finds meth hidden in child booster seats

    TOPEKA, Kan. – A man from Mexico has been sentenced to over 4 years in federal prison after Kansas authorities found multiple pounds of methamphetamine hidden inside child booster seats in his vehicle. Israel Felix Garcia, 32, was a passenger in a car driven by his girlfriend. He told investigators that his family was not aware of the drugs and that he was being paid $400 per bundle in order to drive them from California to Topeka, Kansas, according to […]

  • Local businesses take advantage of Kansas City’s living wage initiative

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Around a year ago, Kansas City’s City Council created the living wage registry. The living wage is the income someone needs to have a decent standard of living and to be able to afford food, shelter and clothing. Employers that pay more than the federal standard can sign up and make their pay rates known to the community. Kansas City’s living wage, based on the cost of living, is $11.25 per hour. The wage fluctuates based on […]

  • Overland Park house fire possibly caused by lightning strike

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Overland Park firefighters are investigating after a lightning strike may have caused a Thursday afternoon house fire. At around 1:15 p.m. members from Overland Park and Leawood Fire Departments were dispatched to a reported house fire in the 7500 block of Kay Lynn Road. When firefighters got to the scene, smoke was showing from the attic of a split level, single family home. It took the teams about 25 minutes to get the fire under control. […]

  • U.S Men’s National Team prepares for Kansas City clash vs. Panama this week

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — On Monday, the U.S Men’s National Team began practice at Pinnacle National Development Center in preparation for their clash against Panama. It’s set to take place Wednesday in Sporting Kansas City’s Children’s Mercy Park. With a pass to the next stage of the Gold Cup tournament in the bag, this final group stage match for Christian Pulisic and company will determine who they face next in the quarter finals of the competition. If the team manages […]

  • Kansas City Zoo welcomes 4-year-old endangered leopard named Zeke

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — On Tuesday, the Kansas City Zoo welcomed a new furry friend to its West Africa exhibit. His name is Zeke, and he’s a critically endangered Amur Leopard native to the cold, temperate rainforest in the far east region of Russia. But the leopard comes to Kansas City via the Niabi Zoo in Illinois. Zeke is four years old, weighs 110 pounds and will play a crucial role in the species’ conservation plan. He will be joining […]

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