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Obama condemns ISIS as airstrikes resume

[Breaking news alert, 4:20 p.m. ET] GlobalPost CEO Philip Balboni said Wednesday that the family of James Foley received an e-mail from his kidnappers a week ago, "full of rage," and stating their intention to execute the journalist. "Obviously, we h...

Published: Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:22:59 GMT

Police: 1 shot during robbery at Independence insurance office

Independence police said one person was shot during a robbery at an insurance office Wednesday afternoon.

Published: Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:21:33 GMT

Meals on Wheels volunteers play special role on hot days

With some of the summer's most stifling heat lingering over the Kansas City area this week, people in Raytown are watching out for each other.

Published: Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:09:06 GMT

KCPD asks for help finding 69-year-old man

Kansas City police are asking for help finding a 69-year-old man suffering dementia and other medical issues.

Published: Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:03:59 GMT

Independence hazmat crews clean up hydraulic fluid spill

Independence hazardous material crews were called to clean up a hydraulic fluid spill Wednesday afternoon.

Published: Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:39:42 GMT

Teen charged with 2 murder counts in KC drive-by shooting

Prosecutors have filed murder charges against a Kansas City teenager in connection with a shooting last winter that left two people dead.

Published: Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:28:29 GMT

Fleeing driver sentenced in fatal KCK crash

The driver who caused a fatal crash while trying to outrun Kansas City, Kansas, police earlier this year has been sentenced to serve more than 19 additional years in prison.

Published: Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:20:13 GMT

Holder: 'Change is coming' after police shooting

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is meeting with college students as part of his trip to Missouri stemming from a white police officer's fatal shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old.

Published: Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:15:24 GMT

State warns taxpayers not to fall for scam threatening garnishment

The Kansas Department of Revenue is warning taxpayers not to fall for schemes threatening garnishment if they don’t pay a tax debt.

Published: Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:02:33 GMT

Live updates from Ferguson, Missouri

Get the latest updates on what's happening between the protesters and police and military in Ferguson, Mo.

Published: Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:54:51 GMT