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Birdies from Blue Valley teen golfer raise money for suicide prevention

Kade Prentice hits the links nearly every day as he hones his golf game. → Read More

New playground to open up in downtown Kansas City

The West Terrace Park in Kansas City is getting a major update. → Read More

Food pantry opens at Independence library

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Asking for help, especially when you have a family and in need of food, can be tough. So, Fort Osage School District took a different approach to helping families in the Independence area. It all started with an empty building. "They started dreaming of how they could impact the community, what would be beneficial for the folks that live out in this part of town," said Bruce… → Read More

Family remembers life of First Fridays shooting victim, Erin Langhofer

A family in Overland Park is grieving over the loss of their daughter, Erin Langhofer. → Read More

Kansas senator proposes bill for U.S. Olympic Committee reform

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) and Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) know all eyes are going to be on Team USA a little less than a year from now at the Summer Olympics in Tokyo. They want to make sure that not only gymnasts are protected from abuse, but every athlete on the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Teams are safe. "People look the other way and they put medals and… → Read More

Deadline approaches for Jackson County Tax Assessment Appeal

Monday is the deadline for filing a property tax assessment appeal in Jackson County. → Read More

Lakeside Speedway bounces back after flooding multiple times

Lakeside Speedway has had a rough go around. → Read More

Olathe Schools offering course about kids with anxiety

Olathe Schools are thinking ahead. → Read More

Kansas City native appears on 'Queer Eye,' meets shooter who paralyzed him

Wesley Hamilton said he is truly living his best life, in part thanks to the men of Netflix's "Queer Eye." → Read More

Family of murdered domestic violence victim speaks out

A 30-year-old Kansas City woman died of injuries sustained when her ex-boyfriend violently assaulted her. → Read More

KC Streetcar conducts emergency rescue drill

The KC Streetcar has become a staple in downtown Kansas City. → Read More

People work to cool down during hot summer days

Midwestern summers go hand-in-hand with heat and humidity. → Read More

KCI looking for local businesses to fill concession space in new terminal

Construction for the new terminal at the Kansas City International Airport is underway, and so are plans to fill it with plenty of concession options for travelers. → Read More

Wedding expo helps raise money for women's shelter

Hundreds of brides made their way to the KCI Expo Center for the KC Bridal Group Wedding Expo on Sunday. → Read More

Children's Mercy uses new device to help with headaches

Children's Mercy Headache Clinic sees more than 1,200 patients each year. One of those patients is 16-year-old Sydney Miller. → Read More

'It's unfortunate': South Hyde Park neighbors upset over recent vandalism

Residents in the South Hyde Park neighborhood in Kansas City, Missouri, are upset after someone vandalized a homeowner’s new fence. → Read More

Thousands of people watch World Cup victory from KC

The FIFA Women's World Cup finals happened thousands of miles away in Paris, but the love for Team USA was felt in Kansas City on Sunday. → Read More

Man apologizes for 'inappropriate' rant at Lee's Summit pool

The man at the center of a viral video showing a profanity-laced rant at a Lee’s Summit pool says he just wants the chance to explain himself. → Read More

Doctors warn of injuries caused by children using sparklers

Millions of people around the nation are out buying fireworks for Fourth of July Celebrations. They are stocking up on everything from sparklers to the big, show stopping explosions. → Read More

Female attorneys continue to fight against new jail security measures

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Three female attorneys who have been very vocal about the new jail security measures walked out of the Jackson County Courthouse disappointed on Tuesday. They were hoping to meet with Sheriff Forte. "We sat up there for 20 minutes waiting on him and he did not show up," attorney Tracy Spradlin said. Many female lawyers claim they were not allowed in the jail after not being… → Read More