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Veteran connects with family of fallen soldier after finding KIA bracelet

Aug 21, 2018 10:50 PM EDT

One person's trash is Andy Lyon's greatest treasure. He found it in 2010 on a routine trip to the dumpster outside the Springfield, MO apartments where he used to live.

Mexican man charged in Iowa slaying worked under fake name

Aug 23, 2018 01:09 AM EDT

Authorities say a man in the U.S. illegally has confessed to kidnapping a 20-year-old University of Iowa student, killing her and dumping her body in a cornfield.

With White House stung by Cohen accusation, Trump fires back

Aug 23, 2018 12:32 AM EDT

Trump focuses on administration's accomplishments as former associates find themselves in criminal court.

Kansas City family counts blessings as baby turns 9 weeks old

Aug 22, 2018 10:56 PM EDT

For one family, a baby turning nine weeks old is an extra reason to celebrate.

Sporting Kansas City to host Sporting Salutes event

Aug 22, 2018 09:39 PM EDT

Sporting Kansas City will be honoring the military this Saturday at its second annual Sporting Salutes event at Children's Mercy Park.

A dog's life: fitness trackers help put fat pets on a diet

Aug 22, 2018 08:24 PM EDT

Fitness trackers for pets are becoming more complex and enjoying sales as part of a boom in goods for pets.

Some EpiPen expiration dates get extended on heels of shortage

Aug 22, 2018 08:08 PM EDT

The US Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday that it is extending the expiration date for certain EpiPens.

Stuck between a rock and last place: Why the Royals will struggle to improve

Aug 22, 2018 07:39 PM EDT

To say expectations for the 2018 Kansas City Royals were low prior to Opening Day would be an understatement.

Leavenworth man convicted of soliciting 13-year-old girl for nude photos over Facebook

Aug 22, 2018 06:37 PM EDT

A 67-year-old Leavenworth man has been convicted of soliciting a 13-year-old girl over Facebook.

Murder charges filed against man accused of shooting 27-year-old KCK man

Aug 22, 2018 05:03 PM EDT

A Kansas City, KS man has been charged with second-degree murder in connection to a shooting that took the life of a 27-year-old man.

Arson charges filed against man in connection to fire on North Wallace Drive

Aug 22, 2018 04:47 PM EDT

Charges have been filed against a 37-year-old man in connection to a fire that left one person with third-degree burns and killed two dogs.

Hurricane sends people in Hawaii hurrying to buy supplies

Aug 22, 2018 04:46 PM EDT

Hawaii residents rushed to stores to stock up on bottled water, ramen, toilet paper and other supplies as they faced the threat of heavy rain, flash flooding and high surf as a hurricane churned toward the state.

Kansas City man, 22, pleads guilty to fatal crash that killed woman

Aug 22, 2018 04:25 PM EDT

A 22-year-old man has pleaded guilty to first-degree involuntary manslaughter, first-degree assault, leaving the scene of an accident and two counts of armed criminal action.

FBI seeks fugitive wanted in Jackson County robbery

Aug 22, 2018 01:41 PM EDT

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is asking the public for help as they search for a wanted fugitive in the Kansas City area.

Royals announce 2019 regular-season schedule

Aug 22, 2018 12:45 PM EDT

The Kansas City Royals announced their 2019 regular-season schedule on Wednesday.

Chiefs release running back Charcandrick West

Aug 22, 2018 12:36 PM EDT

The Kansas City Chiefs announced the release of running back Charcandrick West on Wednesday.

Kansas City wants to hear from residents as they weigh changes to animal ordinances

Aug 22, 2018 12:04 PM EDT

Kansas City is teaming up with animal lovers throughout the city as they hope to make changes to their animal ordinances.

1 dead after rollover crash near Archie

Aug 22, 2018 10:49 AM EDT

Authorities in Cass County say one person has died after a rollover wreck Wednesday morning.

Kansas board to review challenge to Orman candidacy Thursday

Aug 22, 2018 10:08 AM EDT

A state board plans to meet Thursday to consider a challenge to independent candidate Greg Orman's right to appear on the November ballot in the Kansas governor's race.

Olive Garden offers year of never ending pasta

Aug 22, 2018 09:28 AM EDT

Olive Garden customers have a chance to enjoy unlimited servings for a year.

Even teens think they use their phones too much

Aug 22, 2018 10:12 PM EDT

Google, Facebook and Apple have created tools to help people cut down on the amount of time they spend using their devices.

Man arrested after being caught on video tunneling into convenience store, police say

Aug 22, 2018 09:14 PM EDT

The officers noticed a hole inside one of the walls of the store.

At what age do kids start smoking cigarettes?

Aug 22, 2018 09:35 PM EDT

In the United States and much of Europe, research suggests that regular lighting up typically begins between 15 and 16 years old.

Klansman gets 4 years in prison for firing gun at 'Unite the Right' rally

Aug 22, 2018 08:23 PM EDT

Preston was charged with shooting a firearm within 1,000 feet of a school.

Another Kevin Spacey sexual assault case under review in Los Angeles

Aug 22, 2018 07:02 PM EDT

Spacey is also under investigation for alleged sex crimes in London, according to the Los Angeles Times.

Is Santa real? A version of Alexa skirts some kid questions

Aug 22, 2018 06:59 PM EDT

Amazon updated its voice assistant with a feature that can make Alexa more kid-friendly.

New satellite will bounce light off air to measure winds

Aug 22, 2018 06:43 PM EDT

The Aeolus satellite will be the first to directly measure wind speeds and directions all over the globe, allowing scientists to improve worldwide weather forecasts.

Police: 2 women arrested for fraud in door-to-door donations scheme

Aug 22, 2018 06:41 PM EDT

They said it was for a girl suffering from leukemia, but that was a lie, police said.

Nicki Minaj cancels North American tour with Future

Aug 22, 2018 06:02 PM EDT

Hip-hop star Nicki Minaj has canceled her North American tour with rapper Future.

To avoid extinction it's about 'survival of the laziest,' study finds

Aug 22, 2018 04:48 PM EDT

If you think burning calories is the best strategy to preserve you from extinction, well, we may have bad news.

Independent upends Kansas governor's race against Kobach

Aug 23, 2018 12:57 AM EDT

Democrats horrified by the thought that provocative conservative Kris Kobach could be Kansas' next governor are attacking a Kansas City-area businessman.

News Minute: Here is the latest Kansas news from The Associated Press at 9:40 p.m. CDT

Aug 22, 2018 10:50 PM EDT

An 18-year-old Topeka man accepted a plea deal in the shooting death of another man during a drug deal. Lamero Dunstan pleaded guilty Wednesday to second-degree murder and related charges in the death of 18-year-old...

Topeka man pleads guilty in 18-year-old's shooting death

Aug 22, 2018 06:10 PM EDT

An 18-year-old Topeka man accepted a plea deal in the shooting death of another man during a drug deal.

Topeka man bound over for trial in fatal shooting

Aug 22, 2018 04:42 PM EDT

A judge has rejected a 21-year-old Topeka man's claim of self-defense in the fatal shooting of another man.

Sheriff: 68 pounds of meth found after traffic stop

Aug 22, 2018 04:02 PM EDT

A traffic stop in northeast Kansas led to the discovery of 68 pounds of methamphetamine.

Appeals court rules against Alabama abortion restriction

Aug 22, 2018 02:50 PM EDT

A federal appeals court has blocked an Alabama law that would have banned a commonly used second-trimester abortion procedure.

2 charged in graduation night shooting outside Kansas church

Aug 22, 2018 11:53 AM EDT

Two Kansas City, Missouri, men are charged in a shooting that erupted after a high school graduation at a Kansas City suburban church.

Missouri man suing over cancer misdiagnosis at Kansas clinic

Aug 22, 2018 07:45 AM EDT

A Missouri man is suing after he was mistakenly diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer and began planning his funeral.

Convicted killer accused of raping 8-year-old Wichita girl

Aug 21, 2018 05:37 PM EDT

Wichita police say a man who was convicted in a 1984 murder is suspected of raping an 8-year-old girl he was babysitting.

Kansas board to review challenge to Orman candidacy Thursday

Aug 21, 2018 05:37 PM EDT

A state board plans to meet Thursday to consider a challenge to independent candidate Greg Orman's right to appear on the November ballot in the Kansas governor's race.

Final votes: Kobach defeated Colyer in primary by 350 votes

Aug 21, 2018 03:45 PM EDT

A final count of all votes shows Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach defeated Gov. Jeff Colyer in the Republican primary for governor by 350 votes.

2 'whites-only' gang members accused in slaying plead guilty

Aug 23, 2018 12:49 AM EDT

Federal authorities say a leader and a member of a prison-based "whites only" gang have pleaded guilty in Alexandria, Louisiana, to being accessories after the fact in a 2016 slaying.

News Minute: Here is the latest Missouri news from The Associated Press at 9:40 p.m. CDT

Aug 22, 2018 10:50 PM EDT

Recently released reports show a Missouri police officer who'd been on the force for a month says he fatally shot a confidential informant because he feared for his life. The Aurora-Marionville Police Department...

Human remains are those of missing Maplewood woman

Aug 22, 2018 05:46 PM EDT

The human remains found along railroad tracks in St. Louis have been identified as those of a Maplewood woman missing since May.

Man accused of posing as Uber/Lyft driver, assaulting women

Aug 22, 2018 05:14 PM EDT

A southwest Missouri man has been charged with sexual assault after impersonating an Uber/Lyft driver and offering free rides home.

2 Iowa counties designated by feds as natural disaster areas

Aug 22, 2018 04:02 PM EDT

Farmers and ranchers in two southeastern Iowa counties who've suffered losses and damages from recent drought may now be eligible for federal emergency loans.

Ex-judges review Missouri death penalty case

Aug 22, 2018 02:33 PM EDT

A panel of former judges is considering the Missouri death penalty case of Marcellus Williams and whether Gov. Mike Parson should spare his life.

1 dead, 1 wound after argument at restaurant ends in gunfire

Aug 22, 2018 08:01 AM EDT

Authorities say one person is dead and another injured after a shooting near a light rail transit system station in St. Louis.

Missouri victims seek wide-scale clergy abuse investigation

Aug 22, 2018 03:06 PM EDT

Victims of clergy sexual abuse are calling for a wide-scale investigation of sex crime allegations against Catholic priests in Missouri, and whether the church participated in a cover-up.

Lawsuit raises questions about Missouri auditor candidate

Aug 22, 2018 02:26 PM EDT

Court records show the Republican candidate for Missouri auditor had a Kansas address in 2013, raising eligibility questions.

Carjacked vehicle used in killing of teen on his birthday

Aug 22, 2018 08:17 AM EDT

Police say a stolen vehicle was used by someone in the killing of a St. Louis teenager on his 17th birthday.

Missouri could get statue of African American Union soldier

Aug 22, 2018 01:53 PM EDT

A bronze statue of an African American Civil War-era Union soldier could be placed in southeastern Missouri.

Saudi Arabia says it 'remains committed' to Aramco IPO

Aug 23, 2018 03:12 AM EDT

Saudi Arabia says it "remains committed" to an initial public offering of the state-run oil behemoth Saudi Aramco despite delays and growing speculation it may never be listed.

US, China raise tariffs in new round of trade dispute

Aug 23, 2018 03:12 AM EDT

US, China impose tariff hikes on additional goods in new escalation of battle over Beijing's technology policy.

Report: Trump administration needs to step up on 'Obamacare'

Aug 23, 2018 03:08 AM EDT

Congressional watchdog: Trump administration needs to step up management of health law sign-up season.

Experts: Legal status check systems can be easily exploited

Aug 23, 2018 03:08 AM EDT

Experts say the systems offered by the US government to check the legal status of workers like the Mexican man now suspected of killing an Iowa college student can be easily exploited.

San Francisco's $2.2 billion 'Grand Central' terminal open

Aug 23, 2018 03:08 AM EDT

San Francisco welcomes gleaming $2.2 billion transit terminal with art, a rooftop park and outdoor amphitheater.

Attempt to break into Democratic Party voter data thwarted

Aug 23, 2018 03:07 AM EDT

Democratic National Committee says it has thwarted an attempt to hack its database that houses information on tens of millions of voters across the country.

Markets Right Now: Trump marks record bull market with tweet

Aug 23, 2018 03:07 AM EDT

The bull market has set a record for longevity. The current bull run on Wall Street became the longest in history on Wednesday at 3,453 days, beating the bull market of the 1990s that ended in the dot-com collapse in 2000.

Fed minutes signal rate hike likely at September meeting

Aug 23, 2018 03:07 AM EDT

Fed minutes: Officials looking to raise rates again 'soon' but worry about escalating trade wars.

Asian stock markets mixed after US-China tariff hikes

Aug 23, 2018 03:07 AM EDT

Asian stock markets are mostly lower after the United States and China imposed tariff hikes on each other's goods in an escalation of their battle over Beijing's technology policy.

Can tech giants work together against their common enemies?

Aug 23, 2018 03:07 AM EDT

Facebook, Twitter and Google squabble for users, engineers and advertiser money, but when it comes to security threats, elections meddling and other common enemies, it makes sense for these tech giants to work together.

Australia bans Huawei from 5G network over security concerns

Aug 23, 2018 03:07 AM EDT

Chinese-owned telecommunications giant Huawei has been blocked from rolling out Australia's 5G network due to security concerns.

A weird Florida mystery: Frozen pork falling from the sky

Jul 21, 2017 08:06 AM EDT

Meat falling from the sky is weird, even by Florida standards.

Michigan hockey coach Red Berenson retires

Apr 11, 2017 06:45 AM EDT

Michigan hockey coach Red Berenson announced his retirement during a news conference Monday afternoon.

NASA wants you to help find a new planet

Feb 16, 2017 02:10 PM EDT

For those of you still upset over Pluto's demotion, there may be a new ninth planet. Or at least NASA scientists believe it exists -- and they want you to help find it.

NYC officials: 1 person dies, 2 ill from rat-related disease

Feb 15, 2017 02:20 PM EDT

The New York City health department says one person has died and two others have become severely ill after they contracted a rare disease transmitted by rats.

Indian boy born with 4 legs, 2 penises recovering after surgery

Feb 09, 2017 10:50 AM EDT

An Indian boy born with four legs and two penises is set to return home after a successful surgery.

KFC’s ‘chizza’ spreading influence around the world

Feb 08, 2017 12:47 PM EDT

Most everything tastes like chicken, except pizza. But now, KFC is looking to change that with their new “Chizza.”

Maine man gets prison for beating homeowner with frying pan

Feb 08, 2017 10:56 AM EDT

A Maine man is headed to prison for breaking into the home of an elderly man and beating him with a frying pan.

West Texas family finds rattlesnake in toilet

Feb 05, 2017 12:05 PM EDT

A West Texas family will be looking before sitting after they discovered a rattlesnake in the toilet of their bathroom. But that’s not all.

Tinder for apes? Dutch orangutans test out computer dating

Feb 01, 2017 11:30 AM EDT

How does a primate find a date when they're confined to an urban jungle? Orangutans in a Dutch zoo may get a high-tech helping hand thanks to a research project that is being likened to a Tinder dating app for apes.

Birds on a plane: Saudi prince buys airline tickets for 80 hawks

Jan 31, 2017 01:20 PM EDT

Of all the creatures on earth, the last animals that need plane tickets are birds, but one Saudi prince might disagree.

Doctors remove 6-foot tapeworm through man's mouth

Jan 27, 2017 05:38 PM EDT

Doctors in India were stunned to remove a tapeworm measuring more than 6 feet through a patient's mouth, according to a report published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine.