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  1. Independence School District takes back promise to pay student's ER bill after assault, dad saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | KCTV5

    A father in the Independence School District is stuck with at more than $17,000 emergency room bill after his child was assaulted by a bully at school. A father in the Independence School District is stuck with at more than $17,000 emergency room bill after his child was assaulted by a bully at school.

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  2. Lion's Choice opens in Independence on Wednesday with free sandwichesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 27 | KCTV5

    Lion's Choice officially opens its first Kansas City-area location on Wednesday, and the first 100 people in line will receive a free roast beef sandwich. "We're excited about our Independence, MO opening, and we are thrilled to bring our ridiculously good food and unmatched customer service west on I-70 to our neighbors in Kansas City," said Mike Kupstas, CEO of Lion's Choice.

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  3. Independence police looking for man with methamphetamine-related warrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 23 | KCTV5

    The Independence police are looking for a man who has a warrant out for his arrest for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. If you know where the police can find him, please call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS or IPD Tips at 816-325-7777.

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  4. Firefighter's Christmas light show in Independence draws attentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 23 | KCTV5

    On Thursday, most of the KC metro's focus was on the Country Club Plaza, but a smaller light show was drawing attention in Independence. It was created by an Independence firefighter and his family, who spent countless hours designing and programming their light show to share with their community.

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  5. 2 injured in early morning shooting in IndependenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 18 | KCTV5

    Police dispatch says two victims were reportedly shot shortly after 5:30 a.m. in the 3800 block of South Sterling Avenue.

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  6. Man trying to rob Independence store is shot by clerkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 17 | KCTV5

    An Independence clerk shot a man who opened fire while trying to rob a gas station near 24 Highway and N. Jennings Road on Thursday night.

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  7. Who pays the bill when your child is attacked at school?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2018 | KCTV5

    When a student is hurt by a bully, what kind of rights do you have as a parent and who gets stuck with the medical bill? When a student is hurt by a bully, what kind of rights do you have as a parent and who gets stuck with the medical bill? When a student is hurt by a bully, what kind of rights do you have as a parent and who gets stuck with the medical bill? INDEPENDENCE, MO -- When a student is hurt by a bully, what kind of rights do you have as a parent and who gets stuck with the medical bill? Blair came to KCTV5 News looking for help after he says his 13-year-old son, James, was beaten by another student at Bingham Middle School in Independence.

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  8. Jackson County sheriff's deputy shoots suspect after pursuit in IndependenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2018 | KCTV5

    The Jackson County Sheriff's Department became involved in a vehicle pursuit that originated in the eastern part of the county about 6:50 a.m. Authorities say after the suspect vehicle stalled, deputies initiated actions to take the occupants inside of the vehicle into custody. While attempting to take the occupants in the vehicle into custody, one deputy fired his firearm striking a male suspect near 39th Street and Woodland Avenue.

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  9. Shon Pernice speaks out from prison about unspeakable crime that tore his family apartRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2018 | KCTV5

    Her husband, Shon Pernice, lied about it for the better part of three years before finally admitting he killed her during an argument. For the first time, Shon Pernice is speaking out from prison about the unspeakable crime that tore his family apart.

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  10. Missing Independence man is found after Silver Alert is issuedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2018 | KCTV5

    He had left his home in the 16100 block of E. Cogan Lane in Independence at about 1:30 p.m. on Thursday and had not been seen since.

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  11. Independence police looking for man allegedly involved in robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2018 | KCTV5

    He is a 20-year-old black man who stands 5 feet, 10 inches tall and weighs 175 pounds. He is from Kansas City, Missouri.

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  12. Independence man sentenced for part in kidnapping conspiracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2018 | KCTV5

    On Nov. 17 of last year, Watson pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit kidnapping and one count of brandishing a firearm during a crime of violence. Watson was arrested on March 14, 2017 after being stopped by Kansas City, Missouri police officers while driving the kidnapping victim's Ford Fusion.

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  13. Second man charged in connection to murder of Independence womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2018 | KCTV5

    A 20-year-old Blue Springs man has been charged with second-degree murder in connection to a fatal shooting in Independence.

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  14. Oak Grove man charged with murder after woman killed in Independence double shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | KCTV5

    An Oak Grove man has been charged with murder after a woman was shot and killed during a double shooting early Tuesday morning in Independence. David Harris, 18, is charged with one count of second-degree murder, one count of first-degree assault and two counts of armed criminal action.

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  15. Mike Sanders sentenced to 27 months for federal chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | KCTV5

    Former Jackson County Executive Mike Sanders was sentenced to more than 2 years in prison Wednesday for misusing campaign funds.

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  16. Independence police looking for 2 men in connection to home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | KCTV5

    The Independence Police Department is looking for two persons of interest in connection to a home invasion that happened on Sept. 10. The first person was identified as Dennis J. "DJ" Brock, 24, from Independence.

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  17. Silver Alert: Independence man, 76, reported missing by familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2018 | KCTV5

    An Endangered Silver Advisory Alert has been issued for William "Bill" P. Totty, a 78 year old Independence man with dementia and diabetes. Bill is a white male, 5'7", 145 lbs.

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  18. Independence family unharmed after car slams into homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2018 | KCTV5

    A Lexis swerved off of Sterling Avenue, clipping a neighbor's fence and smashed into the corner of the home Paul Ferguson has rented for five years. "All the support beams are down and there's nothing holding his house up right now," Ferguson said.

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  19. One killed in multi-vehicle wreck in IndependenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2018 | KCTV5

    Police say a Ford heading eastbound on US 24 and Lee's Summit Road struck a Kia that was traveling northbound in the area. A man inside the Kia died after being transported to the hospital.

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  20. Weather: Thousands still without power after storms rip through Kansas City areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2018 | KCTV5

    Thousands in the Kansas City area remain without power after a series of strong storms ripped through the metro Tuesday evening. As of 6:10 a.m. Wednesday, 1,962 Kansas City Power and Light customers are without power.

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