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Gorillas perfect their selfie style in photo with park ranger

Ndakazi and Ndeze pose with a park ranger at Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo. ... Continue Reading

Only dog left after Kansas City adoption event finds forever home -- 1 week later

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- No one ever wants to be the last one chosen, but that was the story of one poor pup, left behind after an animal shelter's big adoption event. After drawing national attention, the dog that no one wanted adopted over this past weekend. Kenny, a 2-year-old Mix, was transferred to… ... Continue Reading

Trump says Cain withdraws from consideration for Fed seat

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says Herman Cain has withdrawn from consideration for a seat on the Federal Reserve's board amid a focus on past scandals. Cain is a former CEO of Godfather's Pizza who dropped out of the 2012 presidential race amid allegations of sexual harassment and infidelity. The issues resurfaced after Trump… ... Continue Reading
Dogs have a ball at Bar K

Dogs have a ball at Bar K

It all started as an idea 10 years ago. An establishment part bar, part restaurant, attached to a dog park. Now Bar K is home to the first doggie rock climbing wall, a full dog menu and hosts adoption events. It’s also the first restaurant along Berley Riverfront Park. <a href="http://kcmirrormirror.com/stlists/ericka-ramirez/">http://kcmirrormirror.com/stlists/ericka-ramirez/</a> ... Continue Reading
KCTV5 celebrates Earth Day by recycling e-waste

KCTV5 celebrates Earth Day by recycling e-waste

1-800-GOT-JUNK is celebrating Earth Day by helping people in the metro recycle their e-waste at KCTV5! Drop off cell phones, laptops, keyboards, computer towers, printers and VCRs until 2 p.m. on April 22. <a href="https://www.1800gotjunk.com/us_en">https://www.1800gotjunk.com/us_en</a> ... Continue Reading

Gorillas perfect their selfie style in photo with park ranger

(CNN) - Two gorillas have been snapped apparently mimicking human behavior, in a remarkable selfie with a park ranger who helped rescue them as babies. The photo, taken by a worker at Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo, swiftly went viral after being shared on Facebook. "Another day at the office..." Mathieu… ... Continue Reading

SpaceX suffers serious setback with crew capsule accident

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX has suffered a serious setback in its effort to launch NASA astronauts into orbit this year. Over the weekend, the Dragon crew capsule that flew to the International Space Station last month was engulfed in smoke and flames on an engine test stand. SpaceX says it was testing the… ... Continue Reading
4-year-old girl witnessed grandmother strangle toddler to death, prosecutors say

4-year-old girl witnessed grandmother strangle toddler to death, prosecutors say

(Meredith) - A California grandmother was charged with homicide after she allegedly strangled her 3-year-old grandson to death.Foos Hashi, 70, made her first court appearance Friday afternoon at the Santa Clara County Hall of Justice, <a href="https://abc7chicago.com/girl-4-witnessed-grandma-strangle-toddler-to-death-police/5264019/" target="_blank">KGO-TV</a> reported.Police said they received a 911 call Monday afternoon about an unresponsive child at a home in… ... Continue Reading

Trump sues to block House Democrats from obtaining his financial records

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his business organization sued the Democratic chairman of the House oversight committee on Monday to block a subpoena that seeks years of the president's financial records. The complaint, filed in federal court in Washington, says the subpoena from Rep. Elijah Cummings "has no legitimate legislative purpose" and accuses… ... Continue Reading

Billionaire vacationing in Sri Lanka loses 3 of his children in Easter bombing attacks

(CNN) -- Three children of retail billionaire Anders Holch Povlsen were killed in the attacks in Sri Lanka on Sunday, according to a spokesperson for his company. The Danish entrepreneur owns clothing company Bestseller, which is the biggest shareholder in British fashion retailer Asos with a stake of over 26%. He also owns a 10%… ... Continue Reading

Elizabeth Warren unveils $640 billion college debt forgiveness plan

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democrat Elizabeth Warren is proposing the elimination of existing student loan debt for millions of Americans, part of a sweeping set of education funding proposals announced as she and other presidential candidates seek to differentiate themselves in a sprawling field. The Massachusetts senator says the proposal <a href="https://medium.com/@teamwarren/im-calling-for-something-truly-transformational-universal-free-public-college-and-cancellation-of-a246cd0f910f" target="&mdash;blank">unveiled Monday</a> would… ... Continue Reading
5-year-old Michigan boy calls 911 to ask for McDonald's

5-year-old Michigan boy calls 911 to ask for McDonald's

WYOMING, Mich. (AP) — A 5-year-old Michigan boy had a craving for McDonald's but his grandmother was sleeping so he called 911 and made a request. WZZM-TV in Grand Rapids reports Iziah Hall of Wyoming asked the dispatcher: "Can you bring me McDonald's?" Dispatcher Sara Kuberski says she told him no but reached out to… ... Continue Reading
WATCH: Woman confronts porch pirate caught on camera

WATCH: Woman confronts porch pirate caught on camera

A woman in Long Beach, California confronted another woman stealing mail, and it was all caught on camera. ... Continue Reading

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

5-year-old boy is missing from home, but police don't think he walked away or was abducted

(CNN) -- Police looking for a 5-year-old Illinois boy reported missing from his home say they're putting special focus on the residence after determining it's likely he neither was abducted nor walked away. The boy's parents reported Andrew "AJ" Freund missing Thursday morning, telling police they last saw him around 9 p.m. the evening before,… ... Continue Reading

Dog found abandoned in ditch is reunited with family, nearly 2 years after it was stolen

SOUTHWEST RANCHES, Fla. (AP) — A dog found abandoned in Colorado has been returned to its family, nearly two years after it was stolen in Florida as a puppy. Animal charity organization Wings of Rescue says the German Shepherd named Cedar was covered with snow in a rural Colorado ditch, apparently malnourished with an injured… ... 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