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Congress avoids Homeland Security shutdown

The House approved a one-week extension of funding for the Department of Homeland Security, sending the proposal to the White House and avoiding a partial shutdown just hours before the Friday night deadline.

Published: Sat, 28 Feb 2015 06:04:43 GMT

One person found dead at a gas station, another in a car blocks away

Kansas City police investigate two shooting deaths Friday night.

Published: Sat, 28 Feb 2015 04:31:41 GMT

Police respond to an accidental shooting in Overland Park

Police respond to an accidental shooting in Overland Park.

Published: Sat, 28 Feb 2015 04:08:11 GMT

Olathe East celebrates senior night with James McGinnis

An Olathe East football player stops by home on his road to recovery. 

Published: Sat, 28 Feb 2015 01:13:24 GMT

Winter storm to hit KC area this weekend

A significant winter storm is heading for the Kansas City area, and it will last most of the weekend.

Published: Sat, 28 Feb 2015 00:18:40 GMT

9 dead near Tyrone, Missouri

A man who authorities say may have been unhinged by the death of his ailing mother went on a house-to-house shooting rampage in a small town in the Missouri Ozarks, killing seven people before taking his own life.

Published: Fri, 27 Feb 2015 23:25:20 GMT

Nixon appoints senior adviser as temporary Missouri auditor

Democratic Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has appointed one of his senior advisers to temporarily serve as state auditor following the death of Republican Auditor Tom Schweich.

Published: Fri, 27 Feb 2015 22:37:16 GMT

Why would GOP candidate for Missouri governor kill himself?

Missouri's auditor, who fatally shot himself in an apparent suicide, had vowed to take down the state's most powerful politicians and donors, including his fellow Republicans, when he launched an anti-corruption campaign for governor last month.

Published: Fri, 27 Feb 2015 22:13:14 GMT

Official: Gardner-Edgerton student brought knife on school bus

A 12-year-old boy brings a knife onto a Gardner-Edgerton School bus Friday morning, a Gardner city official says.

Published: Fri, 27 Feb 2015 21:11:50 GMT

St. Joseph board fires 1 administrator, reassigns another

The St. Joseph school board fires one school administrator and reassigns another in response to a highly critical audit.

Published: Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:42:28 GMT