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  1. Vandals ransack Lee's Summit CrossFit gymRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | KCTV5

    The owner of a Lee's Summit gym near Interstate 470 and Northwest Main Street is cleaning up thousands of dollars of damage. Vandals hit Do Work CrossFit early Wednesday morning, smashing televisions and bashing in doors.

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  2. 4 women charged after newborns test positive for drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | KCTV5

    Gilliam's baby tested positive for marijuana; Whitmire's for methamphetamines; Cisco's for marijuana; and Gilbert's for Xanax. A Ray-Pec High School teacher has been suspended after showing one of his classes a 10-minute video which deals with homosexuality.The video was made in 1959.

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  3. Two-car accident leaves 1 dead in Lee's SummitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | KCTV5

    Police were called about 1 p.m. to the area of the northbound lanes of Blue Parkway over Interstate 470. The driver of one vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene.

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  4. Goal of March for Babies is stronger, healthier babiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | KCTV5

    Whether you walk to support a relative or a complete stranger, just get out there and walk. That's the message a Lee's Summit family is passing along as the March of Dimes March for Babies Walk approaches.

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  5. Puppy escapes wreck, reunited with owner 24 hours laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | KCTV5

    Sam Taylor says he and his girlfriend were wrecked by another driver, who, they say, was in a fit of road rage. "He swerved over, hit the car and just kept pushing."

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  6. Neighbor catches red-handed suspects stealing from elderly couple's homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | KCTV5

    Raymore elementary school administrators took extra measures to protect students as police searched for two men who stole from an elderly couple's home. Raymore Police Chief Jan Zimmerman told KCTV5's Heather Staggers that the couple were not at their residence in the 600 block of Avondale when the two men broke in.

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  7. Lee's Summit rallies to support officer battling flesh-eating bacteriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | KCTV5

    Residents of Lee's Summit and eastern Jackson County are rallying together to support an ailing police officer and his family. Josh Ward, a detective for the Lee's Summit Police Department, is recovering from surgery to treat the flesh-eating infection.

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  8. Coaches no longer at high school after alleged racial remarksRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | KCTV5

    The Lee's Summit High School track team is short two coaches after coach Karen Sanders resigned and volunteer coach Pam Smiley was told she could no longer be a part of the team. Shock is the word used repeatedly to describe a statement reportedly made by track coach Sanders to volunteer coach Smiley, one that was overheard by several students.

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  9. Pope accepts resignation of bishop who didn't report abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | KCTV5

    Pope Francis accepted the resignation Tuesday of a U.S. bishop who pleaded guilty to failing to report a suspected child abuser, answering calls by victims to take action against bishops who cover up for pedophile priests. Bishop Robert Finn, who led the Diocese of Kansas City-St Joseph in Missouri for nearly 10 years, resigned under canon law that allows bishops to resign early for illness or some "grave" reason that makes them unfit for office.

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  10. Lee's Summit detective battles rare flesh-eating bacteriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | KCTV5

    Josh Ward, 34, is a nine-year veteran of the police department, and now, the bacteria could put an end to his time on the force. This story started out as a trip to the emergency room for Ward last week.

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  11. Man dies in single vehicle wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | KCTV5

    It happened about 12:20 a.m. one quarter mile east of Southwest Ward Road on Southwest Hook Road in Lee's Summit, MO. Police said their initial investigation indicates the driver was traveling eastbound on Hook when he lost control and left the road on the north side of Hook.

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  12. Cass County authorities arrest 2 after high-speed chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | KCTV5

    The driver, Carrie L. Bates, 38, of Lee's Summit, was arrested for felony resisting arrest by flight, felony endangering the welfare of a child and felony possession of a controlled substance. The passenger, Jacob R. Fansler, 25, of Harrisonville, faces felony possession of a controlled substance and three active misdemeanor warrants.

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  13. Tempers flare at KCMO mayoral forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | KCTV5

    The final mayoral debate featured incumbent Sly James and one of his two opponents, Vincent Lee. It covered topics ranging from housing to James' relationship with the black community.

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  14. Hundreds of sharks swarm coast of LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | KCTV5

    A hit list from the terror group ISIS reportedly includes the name and information of a high-ranking officer at Whiteman Air Force Base. The military is warning military members to remove personal information from social media sites.

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  15. Katy Perry joins #clothinghasnogender after Lee's Summit dress code issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | KCTV5

    Lee's Summit students' efforts to support a classmate over a dress code issue have gone viral and even garnered support from pop singer Katy Perry. Ten days ago, Morgan Ball wore a corset, shawl, lace gloves and a belt to Lee's Summit North High School on his birthday.

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  16. SUV slams into pole, knocks out power to hundredsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | KCTV5

    A visitor from Kansas is in the hospital after a 10-to-12-foot tiger shark bit his left forearm while he was snorkeling off the Big Island of Hawaii. A visitor from Kansas is in the hospital after a 10-to-12-foot tiger shark bit his left forearm while he was snorkeling off the Big Island of Hawaii.

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  17. Student at heart of dress code controversy speaks outRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | KCTV5

    A controversy that lit up social media and started the hashtag #clothinghasnogender all surrounds around a Lee's Summit teen who was told his clothing was distracting. Morgan Ball and his family said they are hopeful the dress policy could be changed after meeting with school officials at Lee's Summit North High School.

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  18. Controversy arises over what boy wore to Lee's Summit high schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | KCTV5

    The student's mother says her son was asked to tone down his outfit and it's now prompted a big debate over the dress code and self-expression. Lee's Summit North High School students are on spring break right now, but some students are spending it on social media spreading the message that #clothinghasnogender.

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  19. Will KC keep the Big 12 Tournament after 2016?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | KCTV5

    Almost everyone loves Kansas City as the home of the Big 12 tournament, but that might not be enough to keep the multi-million dollar event in KC. "While Kansas City does a great job hosting," one Big 12 athletics director told KCTV5, "it is not a bad idea to move the tournament around some years."

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  20. Thieves break into 25 units at Lee's Summit storage centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | KCTV5

    Dozens of people are finding out that belongings they thought were safely locked away have been stolen, as authorities investigate a string of storage unit burglaries. The Jackson County Sheriff's Office said the incident happened at the Storage Mart, 24610 E. U.S. Highway 50, sometime between 7 p.m. Saturday and 6 a.m. Monday.

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