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Local Woman, 18, killed in crash in Independence
An 18-year-old woman driving a car out of a parking lot was killed when it collided with another car Thursday afternoon in Independence.
Local Complaints double against popular form of birth control Essure Complaints double against popular form of birth control Essure(Video)
KATU first introduced you to a group of women five months ago who underwent a procedure called Essure, meant to permanently prevent pregnancy. But they became part of a growing number of women who say the procedure caused them serious health problems. Now, with complaints about Essure piling up, the On Your Side Investigators reveal the twists their stories have taken and one horrifying decision one woman made to stay healthy.