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At-risk dog that has been at Gladstone Animal Shelter for 2 years needs home ASAP

GLADSTONE, MO (KCTV) – An at-risk dog in the Gladstone Animal Shelter is looking for his forever home after being in the shelter for almost two years. 4-year-old and 45-pound Lab mix Charlie was a stray on the streets before he was brought to the <a href="http://www.gladstone.mo.us/PublicSafety/animal-control.php" target="_blank">Gladstone Animal Shelter.</a> Charlie is a very shy… ... Continue Reading

AMC Theatres entering streaming movie market

LEAWOOD, KS (KCTV) – A Leawood-based movie chain is going digital, entering the ever-growing streaming media market. AMC Theatres launched their <a href="https://www.amctheatres.com/on-demand" target="_blank">new On Demand service</a> Tuesday, offering around 2,000 movies for purchase or rent. In a release, company officials said they see the move as a way to reach into the homes of… ... Continue Reading

Police looking for missing Olathe man

OLATHE, KS (KCTV) – Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing Olathe man. 39-year-old Kristofer Edwin Bain is described as being 6 feet, 1 inch tall and weighing 215 pounds. It is said that Bain has black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a light gray sweatshirt, black… ... Continue Reading

United States Census Bureau looking to hire local residents

FAIRWAY, KS (KCTV) – The United States Census Bureau is looking to hire metro residents to assist with the 2020 census survey. According to the bureau’s website, people can apply for a number of temporary positions tied to next year’s survey, with the largest number of openings for census takers. The amount of pay depends… ... Continue Reading

More local school districts file lawsuits against vaping giant Juul

OVERLAND PARK, KS (KCTV) - More big Kansas school districts are taking a stand against Juul, the biggest manufacturer of vaping devices. Staff in the Blue Valley School District say they spend a lot of time everyday dealing with problems related to vaping that could instead be spent teaching. They’re proud the district voted to… ... Continue Reading

Proposal for 2 Plaza hotels would be backed by $80 million in taxpayer bonds

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Kansas City leaders are hoping to add two hotels to the Country Club Plaza. The project is still early in the planning stages, but the potential amount of $80 million has taxpayers talking. "They want to sit up here and build these hotels ... that’s not cool. There’s 80 hotels… ... Continue Reading

Kansas farmer soon to send popcorn international

PRINCETON, KS (KCTV) – Area farmers have been hit hard by mother nature this year, but one man says all that rain actually helped his crop. It’s a day Bob Ralph has been waiting for after deciding he’d like to give growing popcorn a try. “I chose popcorn because I didn’t actually know where it… ... Continue Reading

Lay's introduces Grilled Cheese and Tomato Soup-flavored chips

(CNN/Meredith) -- Lay's is taking a beloved food pairing and morphing it into chip form. Just in time for the cooler weather, Frito-Lay announced its new Grilled Cheese and Tomato Soup-flavored chips. The company describes the new snack as a "dynamic combination of tomato taste and buttery cheese with underlying creamy and toasted notes." The… ... Continue Reading
Find your buddy: These are going to be the top couples Halloween costumes this year

Find your buddy: These are going to be the top couples Halloween costumes this year

New info from Google Trends also predicts the top baby costumes and dog costumes, so the whole family is covered. ... Continue Reading

What the cluck: KCPD finds chicken in kitchen cabinets after responding to call

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) – After police responded to a burglary in process call and arrested the suspects, they found an unusual resident in the kitchen cabinet. The Kansas City, Missouri Police Department responded to a burglary in progress call of a residence Tuesday morning. The suspects fled from the house, and witnesses pointed out… ... Continue Reading

Lee's Summit police ask for public's assistance in locating missing man

LEE’S SUMMIT, MO (KCTV) – Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing man. 37-year-old Ryan Linneman was last seen on October 9, 2019 driving a tan, 2004 Honda Accord with Missouri license MF0-A4P. Linneman is described as being 6 feet, 4 inches tall and is approximately 180 pounds. If you have… ... Continue Reading
How to teach your kids about money so they become financially responsible adults

How to teach your kids about money so they become financially responsible adults

(Meredith) -- Are you worried about your child’s financial future? Here are four tips on how to teach them about money. Know that there’s no “right time” to bring up the subject. Should you try to lecture your six-year-old about compound interest? Probably not. But you should talk about how many chores they must do… ... Continue Reading

KC police looking for man who robbed 3 convenience stores Monday morning

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) – Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a man that robbed three convenience stores in the Northland. The Kansas City, Missouri Police Department posted a <a href="https://twitter.com/kcpolice/status/1184182890667614208" target="_blank">tweet</a> Tuesday afternoon stating that a man robbed the stores on Monday morning from 5:30-7:20. One store was located in the… ... Continue Reading

Diversion possible for Overland Park girl in finger gun case

OVERLAND PARK, KS (AP) -- Attorneys are considering offering diversion to a 13-year-old Overland Park girl who was arrested last week for pointing a finger gun at classmates. Diversion was discussed Tuesday during a juvenile court hearing for the Overland Park eighth-grader, who is charged with felony threatening. Another court hearing was scheduled for Dec.… ... Continue Reading

Auditor: Missouri needs to save more for a recession

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (AP) — Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway says the state isn't saving enough money to avoid having to cut spending or raise taxes if there were a recession. Galloway released a report Tuesday suggesting lawmakers come up with a way to save more money than is currently allowed by the state constitution to… ... Continue Reading

Former WH aide: John Bolton called Giuliani a 'hand grenade'

WASHINGTON (AP) — National security adviser John Bolton was so alarmed by Rudy Giuliani's back-channel activities in Ukraine that he described President Donald Trump's personal lawyer as a "hand grenade who is going to blow everybody up," according to a former White House aide. The testimony from Fiona Hill in the impeachment inquiry is among… ... Continue Reading

Hunter Biden denies wrongdoing in Ukraine, China dealings

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hunter Biden, acknowledging that his family name created business opportunities, rejected assertions by President Donald Trump that he did anything wrong by engaging in foreign work in Ukraine and China. But Biden, the son of former Vice President Joe Biden, conceded that he failed to take into account potential implications for his… ... Continue Reading

4-year-old Michigan boy dies after getting hit by car while playing outside

(WNEM/Meredith) -- A 4-year-old Michigan boy died after he was hit by a car in the northeast part of the state last week. Zachary Tyson was hit by the car in Whittemore on Oct. 8 while he was playing outside with his little brother Bentley, <a href="https://www.wnem.com/news/family-rallying-after--year-old-hit-by-car-in/article_9309d7fa-ec6d-11e9-a00c-af00316a06cd.html" target="_blank">his uncle Bryan Allen told WNEM.</a> He sustained… ... Continue Reading
WATCH: Shawnee baby makes 'awkward' wake up

WATCH: Shawnee baby makes 'awkward' wake up

SHAWNEE, KS (KCTV) -- Take a listen! Is this 10-month-old Shawnee girl already speaking phrases? Amelia's mother, Jordan Fisher, caught her recording her while she was waking up and appears to say, “that was awkward.” The video was posted on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/jordan.fisher.10297701/videos/1237358686474487/" target="_blank">Fisher's Facebook page</a> on Monday afternoon and has already been viewed more than… ... Continue Reading
FORECAST: Upper 30s by sunrise Wednesday morning

FORECAST: Upper 30s by sunrise Wednesday morning

A steady but substantial northwest wind will continue to pull in cool air from the upper Midwest sending temperatures into the 40s just after sunset then eventually into the upper 30s by sunrise Wednesday morning. ... Continue Reading