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  1. White Adam's Mark supervisor allegedly hung slave doll from noose at hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | KCTV5

    A white supervisor for the upscale Adam's Mark hotel allegedly hung a "slave doll" from a noose in an employee break area, according to a Kansas City attorney. The doll, which is dressed to look like a slave, was hung with a plastic bag used as the noose, according to a picture obtained by attorney Stacy Shaw.

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  2. Embattled MO Sen. Paul LeVota quits in midst of intern sexting scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | KCTV5

    Missouri Sen. Paul LeVota announced Friday that he is resigning in the wake of allegations that he sexually harassed young female interns in his office. LeVota said his resignation, which was submitted Friday, will be effective Aug. 23. He again denied any wrongdoing, but said his resignation was best for his family and his district in Independence.

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  3. Mom catches man taking photos of her daughter in dressing roomRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | KCTV5

    Authorities allegedly found three dozen "upskirting" photos and videos on a man's phones after a woman caught the man taking pictures of her daughter in a Kohl's dressing room. And a security officer at the Independence Kohl's recognized the man for having caught upskirting in store dressing rooms in the past.

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  4. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | KCTV5

    A stolen radio at an Independence, Missouri business sparks a high speed, bi-state chase that winds up with three suspects in custody.

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  5. 3 in custody after police chase ends with truck on fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | KCTV5

    Three people are in custody after a police chase through the metro that ended with a truck on fire in the Northland late Tuesday morning. The chase started at 10:25 a.m. in Independence after police received a call that a person had stolen a radio from the Tractor Supply Co.

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  6. Plans for USS Kansas City unveiled at Kauffman StadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | KCTV5

    There was a special announcement at Kauffman Stadium prior to Monday night's Royals game. The Secretary of the United States Navy was in town to announce that the next Independence variant littoral combat ship will be named USS Kansas City.

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  7. Judge rejects defense argument in Jewish site shootings caseRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 15 | KCTV5

    A judge rejected a white supremacist's effort Friday to argue in court that the killings of three people at two Jewish sites in suburban Kansas City were necessary. Johnson County Judge Thomas Kelly Ryan said the "compelling necessity" defense could not be used in the guilt phase of the capital murder trial of Frazier Glenn Miller, 74, of Aurora, Missouri.

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  8. Independence shooting victim dies; suspect in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | KCTV5

    There's a battle brewing inside an Overland Park church that has torn families apart and could ultimately change Kansas law. There's a battle brewing inside an Overland Park church that has torn families apart and could ultimately change Kansas law.

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  9. Police seek alleged carjacker at Overland Park car washRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | KCTV5

    Police said the man was robbed at gun point about 1:30 p.m. on July 3 while he was washing his car in the 10400 block of Marty Street. The victim's car, a white 2010 Audi Q5, was taken in the robbery and was eventually recovered Thursday in Kansas City.

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  10. Kidnapping victim has not been forgotten 50 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | KCTV5

    Even though it was long before the Internet and amber alerts, the entire country heard about it. Everyone was horrified that a 9-year-old girl from Independence was taken, never to be seen again.

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  11. Loved ones devastated after loose tire kills motoristRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | KCTV5

    Those who loved Nick Melvin are struggling to come to terms with his unexpected death after a tire crashed through his car while he was driving on Interstate 70. Laura Bass, Melvin's girlfriend, said on Facebook that Melvin saved her life. She described him as her soulmate and best friend.

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  12. Armed carjacking suspect dead in police shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | KCTV5

    Independence police spokesperson Tom Gentry said it began about 2:15 p.m. when a vehicle was stolen at gunpoint at Highway 24 and Susquehanna. About 30 minutes later police spotted the stolen vehicle on Highway 291, but the driver took off.

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  13. Inventory at liquor store, car dealership ruined in flood watersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | KCTV5

    At Fairmount Liquors in independence they had to throw out large amounts of alcohol and inventory because the health department told them to. The car dealership across the street lost more than 60 cars in the flooding, equaling 98 percent of their inventory.

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  14. Damage reported after tornadoes pound Kansas City areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | KCTV5

    Several tornadoes touched down in the Kansas City area Monday evening and vehicles were caught up in floodwaters that the storms produced. Some areas saw more than five inches of rain in a short period of time.

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  15. Driver found dead in Lee's Summit may have had medical episodeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | KCTV5

    Police say a driver found dead early Friday morning may have had a medical episode, which caused him to crash. Lee's Summit police were called to the northbound lanes of blue Parkway near Colbern Road about 6 a.m. Officers found a single-car accident where the vehicle had ended up in the grass shoulder on the west side of the road.

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  16. Power restoration efforts continue for thousands after stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | KCTV5

    Thousands of people are still without power after what KCP&L is calling the worst storm in Kansas City in more than a decade. The utility company says there are more than 7,000 people with no electricity right now in Kansas City.

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  17. People cleaning up after storm sends trees crashing downRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | KCTV5

    In the area of Northeast 38th Street and Michigan Avenue people were surrounded by damage. There a 200-year-old tree shut down the street and many folks were left trying to carve a way to their front door.

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  18. Man sentenced to life in prison for killing neighbor with axRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | KCTV5

    A Kansas City man will spend the rest of his life in prison for killing his neighbor with an ax. Ricky Sines, 41, was sentenced Friday to life without parole plus 30 years for the killing of 71-year-old Roger Krout in July 2013 in an unincorporated area of Jackson County near Independence.

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  19. Man revered for his gyros shot during botched robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | KCTV5

    They are devastated because Engelzos can't make them now. He remains hospitalized in serious condition after he was shot during a botched robbery Wednesday.

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  20. Police catch suspect who escaped custody downtownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | KCTV5

    Kansas City, MO, police say the suspect ran from the Jackson County Courthouse about 2:30 p.m. He was not in the police department's custody. Independence police say they were bringing the suspect, Daryl Hunter, in on an older warrant when he escaped while still in his handcuffs.

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