Right now, Mel D. offers early morning inspiration as we check some of the top Kansas City links to start the news cycle.
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Kansas City Social Media Suspect Spotlight
A local business owner decided to fight back after small thefts on a daily basis were hurting his bottom line. Babir Sultan owns stores in Kansas City, Independence and Leavenworth. Using surveillance video combined with humor, Sultan shames suspected thieves on social media.
Meth Town Double Trouble
A Kansas City man and an Independence woman have been charged in connection with a December 30th homicide outside of an Independence apartment complex. Steven L. Ragsdale Jr. was found shot to death in the 300 block of N. Leslie in the Hocker Heights Apartment complex just after 7 p.m.
Doggie Slice Of Life Comeback
HARRISONVILLE, Mo. -- A Cass County Sheriff's K-9 was back on the job Monday after being stabbed in the neck by a suspect. Ironically, the first person "Champ" tried to track down Monday was a stabbing suspect. It was a different suspect than the teen he captured in December.
Kansas City Stress Relief
Need a new hobby? There's a new, and different option in Kansas City - axe throwing. If you've ever just wanted to throw something, there's a new center in the West Bottoms for you - Blade & Timber. "There's almost an allure to the danger of axe throwing," said Matt Baysinger, Co-Owner of Blade & Timber.
Show-Me College Tragedy
MARYVILLE, Mo. - Northwest Missouri State University students returned to school Monday for the spring trimester missing a beloved peer. Morgan McCoy, a sophomore from Liberty, was killed when a drunk driver crashed into The Palms, a Maryville bar.
Social Media Scare Update
The children who were seen on video being loaded into a car trunk and driven away have been found safe, Olathe police said Monday. But the investigation into the circumstances around the much-viewed video on social media are continuing, Olathe Police Sgt. Logan Bonney said. Concern for the children has been high, Bonney said.
Kansas City Winter Forecast This Week
First Alert Forecast: Near 60 Wednesday, but temps drop close to the weekend
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