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K. C. explosion, Philippines death, Traffic deaths up

A gas explosion in Kansas City (Source: KCTV) A gas explosion in Kansas City (Source: KCTV)
There are questions surrounding this man's death in the Philippines. There are questions surrounding this man's death in the Philippines.
Traffic deaths were up in 2012 by 5-percent. Traffic deaths were up in 2012 by 5-percent.

Three people are unaccounted for and up to 10 were injured after a gas explosion outside a restaurant in Kansas City tonight.

A Heartland family thought it was a scam when they started receiving messages from people in the Philippines a week ago. But it turns out, their father was found dead in his hotel room while vacationing there. Todd Tumminia talked to the family today and has the latest.

We discovered many people in the Heartland decided to make a common sacrifice for Lent: social media. Most individuals are giving up Facebook.

The National Safety Council says that last year the number of traffic deaths jumped 5-percent from the previous year. Christy Millweard tells us what exactly is causing this trend.

Missouri legislators are cutting their work week short because of concerns about a winter storm.

Bob Reeves is keeping an eye on the computer models to see what exactly we might expect Thursday.

A measure endorsed Tuesday would give Missouri school districts the option to teach a National Rifle Association-sponsored gun safety program to students in first grade.

Sen. John McCain defended his immigration plan to angry residents on Tuesday.

St. Louis shortstop Rafael Furcal and his injured elbow may not be ready for Saturday's first game of spring training.

Here are ten things to know going into Wednesday.

Have a great night -

James Long
Kfvs12.com Digital Content Producer
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