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Abby Eden anchors the Fox 4 News Morning Show Monday through Friday from 4:30 until 9. Abby is originally from Omaha, Nebraska. She’s had the news bug since she was a little girl, always watching the local and national news, studying the reporters and anchors. Abby followed her desire to be a reporter to the University of Missouri in Columbia. There, she was involved in multiple student leader organizations including the Homecoming Steering Committee, the Honor Society: Omicron Delta Kappa, and she was a Summer Welcome Leader. Abby worked at KOMU through the University of Missouri, learning every aspect of the job from photography and editing, to producing and anchoring. She also interned at a non-profit organization in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Her first reporting job was in Tyler, Texas. She produced and anchored the weekend news in Tyler and reported for the evening newscasts in both Tyler and Longview. While she was there, Abby covered everything from crime to hurricanes.
After three and a half years in Texas, Abby came back to the Midwest and to Fox 4. She started as a Multimedia Journalist working primarily in Lawrence, Kansas. Then she anchored the 10 p.m. news with Phil Witt for nearly six years. After getting married, Abby made the switch to the Morning show to spend more time with her new husband.
Abby’s won multiple awards for her work in journalism including a Barbara Jordan Media Award, an Emma, multiple Emmy nominations, an NLGJA award, a MORE Award, and an Edward R. Murrow Regional Award. Her passion is telling stories that can positively impact people’s lives through investigation or education.
In her spare time, Abby loves to spend time with her husband, Tyler, and their Australian Shepherd, Milo, and Hemingway cat, Dallas. Abby is a marathoner and half marathoner. You’ll often see her running or working out at lots of locally-owned gyms. She also enjoys trying new recipes and restaurants, attending local philanthropic events, and helping pageant contestants with their competitions. If she’s not in KC, she’s back in Omaha to see her entire family, including her seven nieces and nephews.

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    For families of patients with Alzheimer’s, high-tech gadgets may keep loved ones from wandering

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. – It`s a disease that currently affects more than five-million people in the United States. Alzheimer`s Disease slowly steals someone`s mind and memories. According to the Alzheimer`s Association, six in 10 people with the disease will wander at some point. For family members of these patients, that statistic is terrifying, knowing that those with the disease won`t be able to find their way back. So who`s watching? And can technology be the caretaker`s helper? “Life was really good, […]

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    Metro mom grateful to survive scare with SCAD

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – This February, in honor of Heart Health Month, FOX 4 is working for you to educate you about a multitude of heart issues. This one affects mainly women, many who have no traditional heart problem risk factors. It’s called SCAD- or Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection, and one metro mom is fortunate enough to be alive to share her experience. May 3, 2014: Kara Burns had a health scare that could have ended her life. “I had […]

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    Heart transplant leads to true change of heart for 73-year-old KC man once told he had no hope

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — We are just two days into February, which is American Heart Month. As part of Heart Month, St. Luke’s Health System is honoring a heart patient with a special seat at the Kauffman Center for Performing Arts. Dr. Michael Borkon met Kamal Mikhail in April 2012 at his very worst. “Consideration at that point was being given to end of life care and hospice,” Dr. Borkon said. Mikhail’s heart had failed, and most doctors had given […]

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    Blaze that killed two KCFD firefighters left another with crushing injuries he’s still recovering from

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The fire that killed two firefighters on October 12, 2015 also left living victims. Christopher Anderson was crushed by bricks that night on Independence Avenue, and although he’s alive, he’s not living the way he used to. “I started calling emergency rooms, what else can you do? I was terrified,” said Heather Anderson. Life changed for the Anderson family that October night. Christopher Anderson was fighting this fire on Independence Avenue, when his wife says he […]

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    Metro start-up shows fighters, survivors of breast cancer they’re ‘Pink-ing’ of you

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A year after stopping people in their tracks at Kansas City`s Tech Week, a metro company steps up to send a new message; one of inspiration. FOX 4’s Abby Eden has the story in the video.

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    Amid a heartbreaking month, flooded basement leaves KC man faced with another obstacle

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Berdez Ketchum’s basement after dozens of hours of cleaning, was still covered in a layer of mud, with telltale water marks on the walls. All the damage caused by a massive hole torn through his basement wall. “The only thing you can do is not panic,” said Ketchum. Ketchum says he’s near his breaking point. “How much more weight do I have to carry?” said Ketchum. Ketchum’s had one of the worst months of his life. “Mr. Ketchum’s […]

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    Kansas City consignment shop owner closing doors after decades spent dressing customers

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Doing what everyone else is doing is so not Gloria Everhart’s style. The 90-year-old is finally retiring, and her customers say they don’t want her to leave. Everhart says after more than 50 years of hard work, it’s time to hang up her Burberry hat. She says there’s a difference between style and fashion, and Gloria Everhart has style. “Style is what you want to create- that’s yours. No one can take that from you, not in […]

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    Teen with special needs claims school staff member put him in chokehold at J.C. Harmon HS

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. – A seventeen year-old student with special needs attending J.C. Harmon High School came home from school in April saying a paraprofessional put him in a chokehold, and he ended up in the hospital with a muscle strain. Now his sister, his guardian, wants to know why this happened and why it’s so hard to get answers to that question. 25 year-old Amanda Hand is the primary guardian of her seventeen year-old brother, John. The siblings’ mother passed […]

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    Clinton running mate Tim Kaine attends Kansas City fundraiser

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Vice Presidential candidate Tim Kaine came back to his hometown area of Kansas City today for a fundraiser, and gaining support for the Democratic ticket. Kaine went to the fundraiser at a private home near the Loose Park area then he and his staff ate at Jack Stack in the Freight House area, not far from Union Station. We’re told the reservations Wednesday night were for 23 people. Supporters of Tim Kaine and Hillary Clinton said […]

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    Police standoff with convicted sex offender near school leaves parents concerned

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. – A six-hour standoff in Kansas City, Kan. involving a convicted sex offender drew a crowd of neighbors and left some parents of students at a nearby school very concerned. The standoff with Gary Andrews happened at 57th and Parallel, less than a mile from the Kansas City, Kan. Early Childhood Center. Hundreds of kids are reportedly enrolled at the school, which has two sessions, meaning kids are switched out during the noon hour.  Some parents say […]

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    Witness describes coming to Waldo robbery victim’s aid after she was maced

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A standoff last night involved suspects in approximately five street robberies this week, one in the Waldo area of Kansas City. On Wednesday night, a woman was reportedly walking or running in the area of 78th and Oak when someone sprayed her with mace. Luckily neighbors nearby heard her screams. Garrett Bower said he could smell the mace on the woman as he got close enough to help her. “I saw a woman on the ground, […]

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    Final report shows those who were sick at New Theatre had 2 types of illnesses

    CONCORDIA, Mo. — Hundreds of people say they got sick after attending a Johnson County dinner theater in January. Now months later, FOX 4 has obtained the final report detailing the investigation by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment into what happened that caused hundreds to complain of a similar illness after a night at the New Theatre. “First few years of teaching, you end up getting everything the kids have. Everything,” said Nancy Gilbertson. Gilbertson doesn`t get sick very often […]