Check a few news items that deserve a look but didn't rally fit anywhere else inasmuch as these stories deal with a myriad of challenges that face youngsters and their parents.
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KCPD Rape Response Time Crisis?!?!
A Northland man said Kansas City police took too long to arrive at the scene of his stepdaughter's rape on Wednesday night.The man, who's not being identified to protect his stepdaughter's identity, contacted KMBC 9 News after he says officers did not respond quickly enough."I had to call (911) off of my cellphone three times after my wife made the initial call," he said.
Local Retail Access Debate
4-year-old with dwarfism denied access to Merriam IKEA child care helps change store policies
WARNING: Tragic Deadly Youngster Trend Persists In Kansas City
Children's Mercy Kansas City is experiencing an increase in the number of children and teens who visited the emergency room for suicidal thoughts and suicide attempts. From July 2017 to June 2018, the hospital saw a 39 percent increase in patients requiring a suicide assessment.
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