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2 injured in 7-car crash in De Soto

DE SOTO, KS (KCTV) – Crews are responding to a seven-vehicle crash Friday evening in De Soto. Officials at the scene near K-10 and Kill Creek Road report that two people were injured in the crash and that they had minor injuries.


Reports: Person attacked by tiger at Kansas zoo

A person was attacked by a tiger Saturday at a zoo in Kansas, according to multiple reports. WIBW reports the incident took place just after 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Topeka Zoo.


Chiefs Tyreek Hill going through ‘child in need of care’ case in Johnson County family court

OLATHE, Kan. — FOX4 learned of new developments Thursday involving off-field issues surrounding Chiefs star wide receiver Tyreek Hill. Following reports that Overland Park police went to his home to investigate domestic issues twice in March, FOX4’s Shannon O’Brien reports that Hill is going through


Semi strikes, kills pedestrian on I-70

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A pedestrian was hit and killed by a semi on Eastbound I-70 and Oak Street late Saturday morning. Police were called on a pedestrian struck on the north side of the downtown loop just after 11:30 Saturday morning.


Police search continues for alleged Kansas church van thief

SEDGWICK COUNTY—Law enforcement authorities are investigating a case of vandalism, vehicle theft and asking the public for help to identify and locate the suspects. Just after 8 a..m. April 4, security cameras observed a man walking onto the property of Bethel Baptist Church, 3600 West 2nd Street No


Kansas Supreme Court again overturns sentence in Shawnee County case

A prison sentence that was legal when pronounced does not become illegal if the law subsequently changes, the Kansas Supreme Court said Friday in reversing — for the second time — a calculation by Shawnee County District Judge Nancy Parrish of the sentence to be served by convicted robber Jimmy Lee


KC metro restaurants struggling to find employees

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — About half of adults have worked in the restaurant industry at some point in their lives. Right now, though, that industry is struggling to fill jobs in Kansas City.


Kansas City police investigating a pair of overnight shootings

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Two shootings that happened either late Friday night or early Saturday morning left at lest two people with gunshot injuries. In the first shooting, KCPD says officers initially went to the scene of a crash near 63rd and Hardesty just before midnight where they found the first vic


Man shot, killed in Belton overnight

BELTON, Mo. — A 38-year-old man was shot and killed in Belton overnight. Police were called to the three hundred block of Grand street on a reported shooting about 12:17 Saturday morning.


Colorado trucker charged with 5 counts of vehicular homicide in fiery Kansas Turnpike crash

LEAVENWORTH, Kan. — A truck driver from Greeley, Colorado, is charged with five counts of vehicular homicide for a fiery 2017 crash that killed five people on the Kansas Turnpike near Bonner Springs.


Argument outside Kansas City house ends in gunfire and murder

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A man who claims a tattoo under his right eye represents body counts was charged Friday with killing a man in Kansas City. Jackson County prosecutors charged Jonathan Lowrey, 25, of Blue Springs, Mo., with second-degree murder, armed criminal action and tampering with a motor vehi


Research to retail: Kansas approves commercial hemp program less than a year after research pilot

Gov. Laura Kelly signed a law Monday allowing for the sale of industrial hemp in Kansas, but some hemp farmers say it won’t make much difference. Kelly signed the Senate Substitute for House Bill 2167, which established a commercial industrial hemp program less than a year after legislation created


Despite damages, family grateful to have recovered stolen moving truck

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Thanks to a tip, police recovered a stolen moving truck that was filled with everything a family owned. We first introduced you to the Holmes family on April 9 after someone stole their U-Haul, everything inside, and their vehicle from a hotel parking lot off Hillcrest Road


Shawn Parcells says he will move to Missouri, continue working

SHAWNEE COUNTY, KS (KCTV) -- The man who has the been the focus of a relentless KCTV5 News investigation into botched autopsies remains shut down in Kansas, but Shawn Parcells has a backup plan and you may not like it.


16-year-old arrested in Lee's Summit skating rink shooting

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Lee's Summit, Missouri, police said they arrested a 16-year-old in connection to a shooting at Landmark Skate Center that happened last week. The suspect, who is from Kansas City, Missouri, is in custody awaiting charges, police said Friday.


Belton police investigate overnight homicide

BELTON, Mo. — Police in Belton are investigating a homicide that happened overnight. According to police, investigators were called to the 300 block of Grand Street on a shooting shortly after midnight Saturday.


Kansas City Royals Pitcher Has the Most Incredible Sexual Name Ever

Sometimes you run across an athlete’s unique name and wonder how they ever survived childhood, especially the middle school & high school years. Over the years, Major League Baseball has brought us some of the most interesting names we have ever seen.


Budweiser’s Clydesdales draw big crowd in Overland Park

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- Here comes the king! Hundreds of people crowded the parking lot at the Hy-Vee on 135th Street in Overland Park on Friday to get up close and personal with the world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales.


Police investigate Friday night homicide at 35th, Olive

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police in Kansas City were called out to investigate the city’s 42nd homicide of the year Friday night. Around 8:30 p.m., officers responded to a reported shooting near 35th Street and Olive Avenue.


KCPD: Victim dies from injuries in shooting Friday evening near 34th, Olive

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One person has died after a shooting Friday evening near 34th and Olive streets, Kansas City police said. Officers were called at 8:31 p.m. to the area. The victim was taken to a hospital, but died a short time later.