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Deadly Olathe crash
A crash along Kansas 10 in Olathe killed three early Thursday. The crash resulted in the highway’s closure through the morning rush hour.
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KCP&L recently warned customers of a phone scam, yet the company’s own website offers customers’ phone numbers with a simple search, Diane Stafford and Mark Davis report. Experts say the phone numbers are potentially helpful to scammers.
Hellish abuse in the Ozarks
An Ozarks mother is charged with murder in the death of her 16-year-old daughter, Savannah Leckie. Court documents reveal alleged cruel abuse of Savannah leading up to her death.
Eric Hosmer’s walk-off
Hosmer clubbed his first career walk-off homer off former teammate Greg Holland in a 6-4 win over the Rockies. The team is now a half-game out of a wild card berth.
Antifa can’t be compared to neo-Nazis
Star columnist Melinda Henneberger writes that antifa activists cannot be compared to neo-Nazis and other hate groups. “The goal of far-left groups is equality, while what white supremacists want, by their own account, is ethnic cleansing,” she wrote.