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Jim Cunningham
August 16, 2018 - 5:35 am
Santa Fe Commons Park in Overland Park remains one of the busiest developments in the Kansas City area. All around 80th and Metcalf, new lofts and apartment buildings fill the skyline. It's exciting to Kate Sweeten, with Downtown Overland Park Partnership. "We're seeing new residents -- we're...
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Project Recover
August 16, 2018 - 5:26 am
(KISKA, Alaska) -- Some 75 years after an explosion from a Japanese mine ripped through the USS Abner Read, a team of scientists says they've discovered the missing stern hundreds of feet beneath the waves off the Alaskan Island of Kiska. "This is a significant discovery that will shed light on...
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August 16, 2018 - 5:10 am
(DENVER) -- Police have arrested a Colorado man in connection to the disappearance of his pregnant wife and two young daughters. The Frederick Police Department, working with the FBI and Colorado Bureau of Investigation, said on Wednesday night it had arrested Chris Watts, the husband of Shanann...
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WTNH-TV
August 15, 2018 - 9:14 pm
(NEW HAVEN, N.H.) -- Connecticut police have made multiple arrests in connection with 76 overdose cases at a New Haven park. First responders found numerous people who appeared to have overdosed on the New Haven Green on Wednesday, with 25 of those overdoses occurring within a three-hour span in...
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August 15, 2018 - 6:44 pm
(CAPE COD, Mass.) -- A beach on the coast of Cape Cod has been closed after a swimmer was bitten by a shark, officials said. The coastal town of Truro announced that Longnook Beach has been closed to swimming due to the shark attack on Wednesday afternoon. The 61-year-old man appears to have been...
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Town of Frederick, CO
August 15, 2018 - 12:34 pm
(FREDERICK, Colo.) -- A pregnant Colorado mother and her two young daughters have mysteriously vanished -- and now the local police department has asked federal authorities and the Colorado Bureau of Investigation to join the case. Shanann Watts, 34, and her two daughters -- Celeste, 3, and Bella,...
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KMBZ News Staff
August 15, 2018 - 12:17 pm
Missouri dentists may soon be limited in how they prescribe opioids for pain management in patients. The Missouri Dental Board has approved proposed guidelines from the CDC and the American Dental Association that would put limits on opioid dosage and duration for the treatment of acute dental pain...
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ABC
August 15, 2018 - 11:42 am
(POINT PLEASANT, N.J) -- A New Jersey gift shop employee has been fired after she told seven black girls they were not welcome and ordered them to leave the store. A video posted online showing part of the Aug. 10 incident at Jenkinson’s Aquarium Gift Shop in Point Pleasant Beach went viral,...
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August 15, 2018 - 11:10 am
(HARRISBURG, Pa.) -- Sexual assault survivors shared their stories after a Pennsylvania grand jury report accused hundreds of Roman Catholic priests of assaulting children. Speaking at a news conference Tuesday, several of them detailed heart-wrenching accounts of alleged sexual abuse against 301...
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August 15, 2018 - 10:17 am
(PARKLAND, Fla.) -- Wednesday marked a "bittersweet day" for Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students who returned to class for the first time since the February massacre, the superintendent said. "Everyone's glad to get back and be reunited," Broward County Schools Superintendent Robert...
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