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Relatives say a slain Kansas City man was a father-to-be

KANSAS CITY, MO (AP) — Relatives of a slain Kansas City man say the 25-year-old had been excited about the birth of his first child. The Kansas City Star reports that police haven't released the name of the man who was shot and killed Saturday. But Dana Pearson identified the victim as his nephew, Jordan… ... Continue Reading

Your Morning Brief: 5 things you need to know for today

Here are the top headlines in Kansas City for Monday, April 22, 2019: Five Things You Need to Know KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- China is no longer accepting the world’s trash which is creating a recycling crisis in many cities in the United States. <a href="https://www.kctv5.com/news/glass-recycling-grows-in-kansas-city-area/article_b03957a8-64ee-11e9-a4d0-43649dc79926.html" target="_blank">(more)</a> KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- The Community… ... Continue Reading

Topeka zookeeper out of intensive care after tiger attack

TOPEKA, KS (AP) — Officials say a Kansas zookeeper who was attacked by a Sumatran tiger is out of intensive care. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that city officials announced Monday that the Topeka Zoo employee's condition has improved. The unidentified woman was attacked Saturday while in the outdoor habitat of the 7-year-old male-tiger, named Sanjiv,… ... Continue Reading

Vulture causes deadly crash in southern Kansas, patrol says

MEDICINE LODGE, KS (AP) — Authorities say a vulture has caused a crash that killed two people as they rode a motorcycle in southern Kansas. The Kansas Highway Patrol <a href="https://www.kansas.gov/khp-crashlogs/search/viewDetail/2019-005991" target="&mdash;blank">says</a> the bird came out of a ditch Saturday afternoon and struck 42-year-old Brandon Husband, of Fowler, in the head on a rural road… ... Continue Reading

Glass recycling grows in Kansas City area

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- China is no longer accepting the world’s trash which is creating a recycling crisis in many cities in the United States. But, glass is one material not included as part of that problem. Most of it stays in Kansas City, but some of it leaves the metro and comes back… ... Continue Reading

Target will give you a big discount if you bring in an old car seat

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) – Target’s bi-annual <a href="https://corporate.target.com/corporate-responsibility/planet/sustainable-products/car-seat-trade-in" target="_blank">car seat trade-in program</a> begins Monday. Between April 22 and May 4, the nation’s second biggest retailer will let customers bring in an old car seat to get a 20 percent off coupon that can be used towards the price of a new car seat or… ... Continue Reading

Tampa Bay takes 4-game skid into matchup with Kansas City

(AP) -- Kansas City Royals (7-15, fifth in the AL Central) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (14-8, first in the AL East) St. Petersburg, Florida; Monday, 7 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Royals: Brad Keller (2-1, 2.64 ERA, 1.11 WHIP, 26 strikeouts) Rays: Yonny Chirinos (2-0, 3.26 ERA, 0.83 WHIP, 19 strikeouts) BOTTOM LINE: Tampa Bay enters… ... Continue Reading

Community Blood Center declares emergency blood shortage

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) – The Community Blood Center (CBC) has declared a blood emergency for the greater Kansas City metro. The organization is asking the community to donate blood immediately to help replenish the blood supply for more than 60 hospitals throughout the area, including KC, eastern Kansas and western Missouri. “In order to… ... Continue Reading
FORECAST: Storms to start Monday with 70s over the week

FORECAST: Storms to start Monday with 70s over the week

Tracking storms early this morning with a 40% rain risk through 8 a.m. The rest of the day we will see lingering clouds with mostly dry skies and highs in the mid-70s today. ... Continue Reading

1 kid in serious but stable condition after 2 vehicle-collision

KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) – One kid is in serious but stable condition after a two-vehicle collision in Kansas City, Kansas. Kansas City, Kansas police were on the scene of a two-vehicle collision on North 38th Street and Leavenworth Road Sunday night. Police said that three adults and two kids were involved in the collision,… ... Continue Reading
FORECAST: Kansas City to face slight chance of rain early in the week

FORECAST: Kansas City to face slight chance of rain early in the week

Cooler temperatures will move in for a bit as well. ... Continue Reading
Royals lose to Yankees again

Royals lose to Yankees again

The Royals keep finding themselves with moral victories instead of real ones. ... Continue Reading

KCPD investigating suspicious death in 200 block of Lydia

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- The police are investigating a suspicious death after a man was found dead in a vehicle on Sunday afternoon. Police went to the area at about 5:15 p.m. in the 200 block of Lydia, which appears to be part of the Guinotte Manor apartment complex. When police arrived, they found… ... Continue Reading
Kansas City Automotive Museum planning to move

Kansas City Automotive Museum planning to move

The move isn't expected for another five years. ... Continue Reading
Prosecution changes have effect on 420

Prosecution changes have effect on 420

Supporters of legal marijuana use 420 to celebrate, but things aren't so simple when it comes to weed in the KC metro. ... Continue Reading
Lock family prepares for NFL Draft

Lock family prepares for NFL Draft

A certain Lee's Summit graduate is in Nashville for the NFL Draft. ... Continue Reading
FORECAST: Rain to move back into KC after Easter

FORECAST: Rain to move back into KC after Easter

By Monday, rain will be back in the KC metro. ... Continue Reading

2 injured after van crashes into tractor

JACKSON COUNTY, KS (KCTV) – Two people were injured on Saturday night when a van crashed into a tractor, according to the the Jackson County, Kansas Sheriff’s Office. The incident happened just before 10:30 p.m. on Saturday east of B Road on K-16 Highway, which is a little more than a mile from the Pottawatomie… ... Continue Reading

Fights involving teenagers break out at Worlds of Fun

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Several large fights broke out at Worlds of Fun on Saturday night involving mostly teenagers inside the park. Multiple police agencies were called to break up the fights between the teens. According to police, there were about 300 teenagers at the park. No juveniles or law enforcement were injured. The… ... Continue Reading

Shots fired at Leawood officers in standoff, nobody injured

Leawood, KS (KCTV) - A man was taken into custody after a 5-hour standoff where he fired shots at police. Saturday evening, Leawood police responded to a check the welfare call at a residence in the area of 135th and Mission Rd. It was reported the man was intoxicated and threatening self-harm. While officers were… ... Continue Reading