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NB I-35 closed past Sunflower Road due to fatal crash

JOHNSON COUNTY, Kan. - Northbound I-35 is closed past Sunflower Road due to a fatal crash Friday evening. Details surrounding the cause of the crash were not immediately available. It is also not clear how many vehicles were involved in the crash. We do know there are two ambulances on the scene. Th

FOX4KC.COM - 2017-09-22 23:43:50

Thousands rally across Catalonia for independence from Spain

Thousands of Catalan separatists are rallying in public squares in Barcelona and other towns in support of a disputed referendum on independence of the northeastern region from Spain. Many are carrying pro-independence flags and signs calling for the Oct. 1 vote that the Spanish government calls ill

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2017-09-24 09:59:00

Iran, working with North Korea, shows off long-range ballistic missile

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 20: Hassan Rouhani, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, addresses the United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters, September 20, 2017 in New York City. The most pressing issues facing the assembly this year include North Korea's nuclear ambitions, violence agai

KSHB.COM - 2017-09-24 00:34:03

Man shot after attempted carjacking in east Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Police are investigating after a man was shot near Otter and Sni a Bar Rd. Saturday afternoon. According to police, three black males approached the victim and asked him for a ride. The victim declined and tried to drive away. Police say one of the suspects shot the victim as

KSHB.COM - 2017-09-23 21:06:09

1 in 5 grandparents hate their grandchild's name, survey says

A new survey finds twenty percent of grandparents hate their grandchild's name. Online British parenting websites Mumsnet and Gransnet surveyed 2,000 parents and grandparents to learn just how closely grandparents are involved in the naming of a baby. Thirty-eight percent of parents responding sayin

KSHB.COM - 2017-09-23 19:21:50

Gorillaz made a joyous but imperfect KC debut at the Sprint Center

April Fleming Gorillaz With Vince Staples and Danny Brown Friday, September 22 The Sprint Center Damon Albarn, the Blur frontman who moonlights as the primary composer for Gorillaz, gave fans at the Sprint Center two thumbs up last night and then committed the classic rookie blunder pretty much ever

PITCH - 2017-09-23 17:00:00

North Korea official says Trump is on a suicide mission

The US Geological Survey says a magnitude 3.5 earthquake struck near the nuclear site Punggye-ri in North Korea. It's unclear whether a nuclear test caused the seismic activity. CNN 2017 Cable News Network, Inc. The ongoing war of words between the United States and North Korea saw several new fi

KSHB.COM - 2017-09-24 00:20:37

US sends message to North Korea, sends bombers and fighter escorts to border

The back-and-forth messages between North Korea and the United States intensified this weekend as the U.S. military sent bombers and fighter escorts to the farthest point north of the border between North and South Korea. President Donald Trump is attempting to send a message to North Korea's leader

KSHB.COM - 2017-09-24 00:03:39

Businesses brace for upped rent, on heels of streetcar proposal

Kansas City, Mo. -- The KC Streetcar is on pace to extend from downtown to the Plaza. With that in mind, Midtown businesses are bracing for more construction and change. Phyllis Manley has owned a barber shop in Midtown for the last 25 years. She's seen a lot of change in the area and could see eve

KSHB.COM - 2017-09-23 23:42:27

Kansas unveils $350 million campaign for athletic facilities

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) -- The University of Kansas has unveiled a $350 million, five-year fundraising campaign to upgrade its athletic facilities. Chancellor Douglas Girod and athletic director Sheahon Zenger announced the "Raise the Chant" campaign Friday. It includes upgrades to Memorial Stadium and

KSHB.COM - 2017-09-23 22:15:24

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill show a big Sprint Center crowd what true love looks like

You can't fake true love, not for more than 20 years any way, and Saturday night at the Sprint Center, one of country music's most celebrated married couples showed a big crowd what true love looks like. For more than 90 minutes, Faith Hill and Tim McGraw, backed by a large band, serenaded each othe

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2017-09-24 09:46:00

12-hour shifts to continue at El Dorado prison for 90 days

EL DORADO, Kan. (AP) -- The state corrections department says it will continue 12-hour shifts for its officers at El Dorado Correctional Facility for another 90 days. The department said an emergency status started earlier this year will continue because of a staffing shortage. The agency says the e

KSHB.COM - 2017-09-23 21:23:00

As Trump Mulls Fate Of Nuclear Deal, Iran Test-Launched A Missile

Photo Credit: Press TV The Trump administration is mulling over the 2015 deal that curbs Iran's nuclear program, and now Iran appears to be testing the president by testing a ballistic missile. Iran's state-owned media announced the successful test-launch hours after the missile was unveiled at a m

KSHB.COM - 2017-09-23 20:19:00

US East Coast warned to monitor Hurricane Maria

After clobbering Caribbean islands through the week, Hurricane Maria could bring "direct impacts" to the US East Coast in the coming days. "It becoming increasingly likely that some direct impacts will occur along portions of the coast next week," the National Hurricane Center said in an advisory on

KSHB.COM - 2017-09-23 19:14:20

Adidas now sells more shoes in US than Nike's Jordan line

Sorry, Michael Jordan. It looks like your days as the king of the sneaker world may be over. Research firm NPD Group reported Monday that Adidas, which has Houston Rockets star James Harden (and his big bushy beard) as its top endorser, is now the second best seller of U.S. footwear. Adidas passed N

KSHB.COM - 2017-09-23 19:02:42

Two shot in Westport overnight, suspect in custody

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Two people were shot in Westport overnight, one man suffered serious injuries, and police say they have a suspect in custody. Officers were called to Pennsylvania and Westport road about 2:45 Saturday morning. One man was reportedly shot in the back and leg and suffered serious in

KSHB.COM - 2017-09-23 17:42:08

Controversial tweet about menstruation costs Miss Turkey her pageant crown

The winner of Miss Turkey 2017 has denied making political comments after being stripped of her crown because of a tweet she sent in July. Itir Esen, 18, was crowned Thursday, but a few hours later she lost the title after it emerged she had tweeted about last year's failed coup in Turkey. In the tw

KSHB.COM - 2017-09-23 17:26:26

LeBron James calls Trump a 'bum,' says he's ruined White House visits

Did LeBron James just try to posterize President Trump? The 32-year-old NBA icon slammed Trump in a tweet on Saturday morning, calling him a "bum" and saying he ruined the once time-honored tradition of athletes visiting the White House after winning a championship. U bum @StephenCurry30 already sai

KSHB.COM - 2017-09-23 17:00:14

Security barriers put to the test as vehicles become weapons

BRYAN, Texas - Recent vehicle attacks carried out by terrorists across the globe-and even non-terror related incidents involving vehicles-have sparked interest in security bollards. But it's not just for use in preventing terror attacks. Bollards-those usually waist-high pillars that are often made

KSHB.COM - 2017-09-23 16:33:41

Railroad workers picket after being without contract since January 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Protesters lined the entrance to the Union Pacific rail yard in Kansas City Saturday. The group represents 32 rail companies and 13 unions. All of them have been working without a contract since January 2015. They decided to picket during Union Pacific's family picnic day this we

FOX4KC.COM - 2017-09-24 04:19:28