Homeless veteran leaves incredible gift to community

HOMELESS VETERAN LEAVES INCREDIBLE GIFT TO COMMUNITY

Folks described Rob Helgerson as rough around the edges, but the veteran showed his softer side with a $500,000 donation to his community.

Surfers catching waves near the Korean Demilitarized Zone

SURFERS CATCHING WAVES NEAR THE KOREAN DEMILITARIZED ZONE

Don't mind the fences, security cameras, guard towers and army outposts. Some of the best waves in South Korea are here.

 
 
 
Indiana school shooting: 'Hero teacher' released from hospital

INDIANA SCHOOL SHOOTING: 'HERO TEACHER' RELEASED FROM HOSPITAL

Indiana teacher released from hospital after being shot several times while tackling armed student, witnesses recalled.

Custom kicks: Artists give new looks to shoes

CUSTOM KICKS: ARTISTS GIVE NEW LOOKS TO SHOES

One man's habits as a kid eventually turned into a business: Giving new looks to shoes.

 
 
 
At least 4 dead after crash in Louisiana involved two semitrailers, cars

AT LEAST 4 DEAD AFTER CRASH IN LOUISIANA INVOLVED TWO SEMITRAILERS, CARS

As of late Saturday night at least four people have died and several others are injured after a deadly wreck on an interstate, Louisiana...

First Alert: Staying hot, humid

FIRST ALERT: STAYING HOT, HUMID

Get used to the 90-degree weather because it's going to stick around.

 
 
 
Boating season off to busy start

BOATING SEASON OFF TO BUSY START

The Missouri Highway Patrol's Water Patrol Division wants all boaters to think about safety first before heading out.

Silver Alert issued for missing 87-year-old Independence man

SILVER ALERT ISSUED FOR MISSING 87-YEAR-OLD INDEPENDENCE MAN

James Donald Lazenby was last seen Friday morning leaving for a medical appointment.

 
 
 
Excelsior Springs man dies in crash Friday evening in Pettis County

EXCELSIOR SPRINGS MAN DIES IN CRASH FRIDAY EVENING IN PETTIS COUNTY

David A. Butler died after being taken to a hospital.

Rollover crash kills Independence teen, injures 4 others

ROLLOVER CRASH KILLS INDEPENDENCE TEEN, INJURES 4 OTHERS

Missouri Highway Patrol says no one in vehicle was wearing seat belt.

 
 
 
Fugitive not in custody after escaping police in Olathe area

FUGITIVE NOT IN CUSTODY AFTER ESCAPING POLICE IN OLATHE AREA

Authorities say the driver ran off near I-35 and Lone Elm Road early Saturday.

Man wounded in shooting in downtown area early Saturday

MAN WOUNDED IN SHOOTING IN DOWNTOWN AREA EARLY SATURDAY

Victim taken to hospital with critical injuries, police say

 
 
 
First Alert: Hot, humid weather continues for next several days

FIRST ALERT: HOT, HUMID WEATHER CONTINUES FOR NEXT SEVERAL DAYS

July weather!

KC's summer curfew in effect

KC'S SUMMER CURFEW IN EFFECT

The summer curfew runs through the last Sunday in September.

 
 
 
American held captive in Venezuelan jail freed, Trump says

AMERICAN HELD CAPTIVE IN VENEZUELAN JAIL FREED, TRUMP SAYS

A Utah man has been released from a jail in Venezuela after spending nearly two years behind bars on weapons charges.

Flash flooding damages some Independence businesses

FLASH FLOODING DAMAGES SOME INDEPENDENCE BUSINESSES

Owner of Fairmont Liquors estimates loss at $200,000

 
 
 
First Alert: Hot stuff ahead for Memorial Day weekend

FIRST ALERT: HOT STUFF AHEAD FOR MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

We'll see temperatures in the 90s all weekend and into next week.

Harrisonville boy tells police masked man tried to kidnap him

HARRISONVILLE BOY TELLS POLICE MASKED MAN TRIED TO KIDNAP HIM

Matt Curtis says man wore killer bear mask, black clothing

 
 
 
Gas prices are up 31% from last Memorial Day. Here's why

GAS PRICES ARE UP 31% FROM LAST MEMORIAL DAY. HERE'S WHY

Gone are the days of $2-a-gallon gasoline.

Greitens subpeonaed to testify before Missouri House committee

GREITENS SUBPEONAED TO TESTIFY BEFORE MISSOURI HOUSE COMMITTEE

Greitens' former mistress has been asked to testify June 5.

 
 
 



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