Caroline Sweeney, KCTV5 - Kansas City

Caroline Sweeney

KCTV5 - Kansas City

Kansas City, MO, United States

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Past articles by Caroline:

Businesses concerned after Blue Springs raises vaping age to 21

On Monday, the city council in Blue Springs voted to raise the vaping age. Now, businesses in Blue Springs are worried because they cannot sell vaping products to people under → Read More

Pelosi says Trump undermined national security

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says there is clear evidence that President Donald Trump has used his office for his personal gain. She says doing that “undermined the national security of → Read More

Catholic dioceses pin Kansas Medicaid expansion on abortion changes

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Catholic dioceses in Kansas will not support expanding Medicaid unless the state passes a constitutional amendment and new laws restricting abortions. → Read More

KCK lawyer mourning family lost in attack near the US-Mexico border

A Kansas City, Kansas, woman says the women and children killed in Mexico Monday were her cousins, and now her family is preparing for several funerals. → Read More

USDA picks downtown office building as its Kansas City site

The USDA has announced it has signed a lease for permanent office space at an office building in downtown Kansas City for two of its research agencies. → Read More

Slow internet is an issue in Kansas

Chances are, your kids use the internet all day at home and in the classroom. Because internet access is such an important part of our lives, we probably don’t think → Read More

Abortion battle ramping up in Kansas

Talks of limiting access to abortions have moved across state lines and the decision could end up in the hands of Kansas residents. → Read More

Residents seeking relief through medical marijuana leave the Sunflower State

While the debate continues on marijuana legalization in many states across the country, two former Kansas residents say the state’s stance on its medical uses was enough to get them → Read More

Icelandair ending service to KCI

The only trans-Atlantic non-stop service out of Kansas City International Airport looks to be departing for good. → Read More

KCPD officer suspended following child porn charges

A Kansas City, Missouri police officer has been suspended without pay after he was charged with possessing child porn. → Read More

It takes 6 hours to cross Missouri by train, but proposed Hyperloop could make trip in 30 minutes

New technology could make it possible to travel to St. Louis in the time it takes to drink a cup of coffee, though there are still many travelers who enjoy → Read More

Mother shot to death in road rage attack while teaching son to drive

A Wisconsin woman was shot to death in front of her 17-year-old son during a road rage incident. → Read More

City council votes to let KC Pet Project take over KC animal control

A big change is taking place in the way Kansas City, Missouri handles stray animals. → Read More

Chiefs fans still enjoy tailgating during the preseason

We all know the Chiefs do different things during the preseason than they do during the regular season and the same is true for their tailgating fans! → Read More

Voters in Des Moines respond to Biden’s latest gaffe

Joe Biden is already backtracking after another gaffe that happened on Thursday. He had said, "Poor kids are just as bright and just as talented as white kids." → Read More

Democratic candidates take the stage at Iowa State Fair

We all know the race to the White House in 2020 is well underway, but now the candidates have a captive audience at the Iowa State Fair. → Read More

Medical marijuana moves ahead in Missouri

People who want to use medical marijuana are already getting the cards they'll need despite the fact they’ll have to wait for several months before they can buy anything. → Read More

Fan hit by foul ball at Kauffman

The Royals are taking another look at adding more netting at Kauffman Stadium after another fan was hit by a foul ball on Saturday night. → Read More

Midwest meme maker is a favorite of President Trump

Political cartoons have used laughs to comment on government for decades. See how that same satire is now online and meet a Kansas City meme maker with fans in the → Read More

Democratic presidential candidate Buttigieg visits KC veteran tiny house village

Kansas City is now on the map in the 2020 presidential race with its first visit from a declared candidate. → Read More