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Kansas City Hand Up Report
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - For the first time since 2010, homelessness in the United States is on the rise. An annual report released by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Wednesday showed nearly 554,000 people are homeless across the country during local tallies conducted in January.
More Holiday Stealing Captured
The owners of a Raymore convenience store want to know the identity of a young male suspected of stealing a pair of donation jars from the business' counter. A video from Freedom Stop shows the alleged thief as he waits for an employee to turn away before he swipes the jars and quickly exits the store.
Suburban Teen Tech Nasty Report
Snapchat nude photo scandal at Shawnee Mission North acts as social media reminder for parents and teens
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- After school officials discovered a group of Shawnee Mission North students were passing around nude photos, police are using the incident as a reminder for parents. Several students recently went to school administrators with concerns that a group of teenage boys at Shawnee Mission North High School had been sharing photos of naked girls at the school through group chat.
Followup On Fed Prosecutor Scrutiny
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- A prosecutor's cases are now under scrutiny after a judge threw out one man's case, saying the prosecutor threatened a witness. That prosecutor is the same woman who helped put a KCK man behind bars for a crime he didn't commit.
Kansas City Dreamers Deliver Demands
Supporters deliver petitions to KC's Congressional members to keep local Dreamers from being deported
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The debate on what to do with the "Dream Act" is now being pushed into federal budget and tax talks. At the same time, there's growing frustration and fear for the thousands of undocumented immigrants in the Kansas City metro.
Good Times Over In Raytown
A staple in the Raytown community will be closing after 53 years of serving metro families. Family of the original owners announced Thursday that Ray town Fun House Pizza & Pub off 350 Highway will close at the end of the year.
The Holidays Start With McTavish
Squinting? This weekend's brilliant entertainment possibilities are arguably blinding. There's a vivid touring production of one of the most popular Broadway musicals in history, two differently dazzling takes on a Christmastime dance classic, gifted singer/songwriters with names as glittery as their talents and a family friendly rock band consisting of guys with exceptional gleams in their eyes.
Chambea - Bad Bunny is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .