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  1. Records: Man posed for photo with dead wife, then cut her upRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | KFVS12

    Preliminary autopsy results confirm that dismembered human remains found inside a subu... KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A homeless man posed for photos with his dead wife, along with their newborn and toddler, before dismembering her body in a Kansas City hotel room, according to court records.


  2. Police: Suspect's overwhelming gas shuts down interrogationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 10 | KFVS12

    A police interrogation of a Kansas City man charged with drug and gun offenses ended prematurely when an investigator was driven from the room by the suspect's excessive flatulence. A detective reported that when asked for his address, 24-year-old Sean Sykes Jr. "leaned to one side of his chair and released a loud fart before answering."


  3. Racist graffiti found at Kansas City churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 29 | KFVS12

    The Kansas City Star reports an ethnic slur directed at black people and the letters "KKK" were painted on the windows of the predominantly black Concord Fortress of Hope Church in Kansas City, Missouri. The vandalism and break-in happened early Sunday morning.


  4. Cape Girardeau Council recognizes firefightersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | KFVS12

    Firefighters with the Cape Girardeau, Missouri Fire Department were recently recognized after being deployed to Texas to help with the Hurricane Harvey recovery effort. According to the City of Cape Girardeau, firefighters attended the Oct. 16 City Council meeting to talk about their involvement in the recovery efforts.


  5. Documentary filmmakers sue over arrest at St. Louis protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | KFVS12

    Two documentary filmmakers are suing the city of St. Louis and three police officers, saying one of them was cursed at and beaten and they were both sprayed with chemicals when they were arrested during a protest following the acquittal of a white former police officer in the killing of a black man. Drew and Jennifer Burbridge of Kansas City, Missouri, filed the federal lawsuit Tuesday, alleging their constitutional rights were violated when they were arrested, taunted and assaulted by St. Louis officers.


  6. Governor Greitens announces 856 new jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | KFVS12

    Missouri Governor Eric Greitens visited Kansas City and St. Louis to celebrate the growth of several Missouri companies on Wednesday, Sept. 6. He also announced the state's plans to create more than 800 jobs and invest a combined $53.3 million into their station operations.


  7. Missouri first responders head to TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | KFVS12

    On Wednesday evening, 56 Missourians representing 18 different fire and ambulance departments fled to Texas to help with swift water rescue operations, in response to an The teams from the Kansas City and Cape Girardeau areas have received mission assignments and forward deployed to the Sugarland, Texas area. "I am proud of the work our Missouri responders are doing to save lives and assist our fellow Americans in Texas," Governor Eric Greitens said.


  8. Police: Man pushing disabled car on freeway hit, killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2017 | KFVS12

    Police in Kansas City, Missouri, say a man pushing his disabled car on Interstate 70 was killed when he was hit by another car. Police say 49-year-old Carey Travis of Raymore died at the scene of the accident about 12:30 a.m. Saturday.


  9. Is pot linked to blood pressure deaths?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | KFVS12

    A review of U.S. health survey data found that marijuana users were three times more likely to die from causes related to high blood pressure , said lead researcher Barbara Yankey. "Prolonged marijuana use may increase the risk of hypertension [high blood pressure] mortality," she said.


  10. Kansas City man charged with dropping old TV three floors down onto victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | KFVS12

    Assault charges were filed against a Kansas City man after he dropped an old TV over a third-floor balcony onto the victim, causing life-threatening injuries. Otishus Kirkwood, 36, faces first-degree assault and armed criminal action charges.


  11. Man accused of fatally shooting man he thought was a demonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | KFVS12

    A Kansas City, Missouri, man is jailed on $150,000 bond after being accused of a drug-related shooting death of a man he thought was a demon. Jackson County prosecutors charged 30-year-old Prince Conrad with second-degree murder and armed criminal action in Monday's death of 45-year-old Willie Reaws III.


  12. Man freed from jail after 17 years when lookalike discoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | KFVS12

    The man always maintained his innocence after being sentenced to 19 years for a 1999 robbery. KANSAS CITY, MO After nearly 17 years in prison for someone else's crime, a Kansas City, MO, man was finally released when his lookalike showed up in prison too.


  13. Cancer survivor's first and last day of school photos inspire thousandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2017 | KFVS12

    The pictures show the contrast between the 7-year-old on her first day of school, fighting cancer, and her last day of school, cancer free. KANSAS CITY, MO A picture of a 7-year-old cancer survivor in Missouri depicting her battle with the disease is going viral and giving others hope.


  14. U2 to return to St. Louis for 'Joshua Tree 2017' tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | KFVS12

    Due to overwhelming demand, U2 has added tour dates in St. Louis and Kansas City for their "Joshua Tree 2017" tour. U2 will perform in St. Louis on Saturday, September 16 at the Dome at America's Center.


  15. Many under 40 may not need regular cholesterol checks: studyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | KFVS12

    To come to this conclusion, the researchers looked at the real world implications of two conflicting sets of guidelines on cholesterol testing. One, from the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association , says that all adults older than 20 should have a cholesterol screening.


  16. Rabbits relieve stress with bunny yogaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | KFVS12

    The event served as a fundraiser for the Missouri House Rabbit Society, a group that cares for domestic rabbits. KANSAS CITY, MO Bunny rabbits in the yoga room can provide practitioners with "joy and good vibes," according to the organizers of a yoga event .


  17. Firefighters are battling a massive fire at an apartment complex in Overland Park.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | KFVS12

    Hours after it broke out, firefighters from across the metro are still battling a massive fire at an apartment complex in Overland Park. The fire is at the building of the $450 million City Place development in the area of College Avenue and Switzer Road.


  18. Firefighters are battling a massive fire at an apartment complex in Overland Park.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | KFVS12

    Hours after it broke out, firefighters from across the metro are still battling a massive fire at an apartment complex in Overland Park. The fire is at the building of the $450 million City Place development in the area of College Avenue and Switzer Road.


  19. A look at a trial over Missouri River floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | KFVS12

    A look at the civil trial over the U.S. Army Corps' stewardship of the Missouri River and landowner claims that the agency's decisions have contributed to devastating floods. WHAT'S ALLEGED: Several hundred landowners named in the class-action lawsuit filed in 2014 allege in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims that the Army Corps has deemphasized flood control along the Missouri and put more emphasis on habitat restoration, leading to more flooding.


  20. Bald eagle in rehab after being injured by tornado in Kansas City, MORead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2017 | KFVS12

    Storms hit the Kansas City, Mo area in early March and took with it the home of a bald eagle living in the area. Near Smithville Lake, Clay County Parks and Recreation rangers found the bird and brought it in to the Missouri Department of Conservation on March 9. Brian Bartlett, MDC Conservation Agent says the eagle has a damaged wing and is currently in the care of rehabilitation experts at Excelsior Springs.


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