Abby Eden co-anchors the 10 p.m. news with Phil Witt. Abby joined FOX 4 in December of 2010 as a Video journalist. She comes back to the Midwest from Tyler, Texas. She spent nearly three and a half years there enjoying the warm winters and working as an anchor and reporter for the FOX and NBC affiliates. She was also an anchor for the NBC station in Baton Rouge during her time in Texas, as her station was sort of a “news hub” for many other cities.

While working in Texas, Abby got to experience two hurricanes- Gustav and Alex. She traveled hundreds of miles into the storm while everyone else was evacuating. Abby won several awards for her work in the hurricanes and beyond. She was nominated for a regional Emmy for “Best General Assignment Reporter,” she won an EMMA for best feature, a Barbara Jordan Media Award from the Texas Governor’s office for her work on stories regarding people with disabilities, and several other honorable mentions from the EMMA and Texas Associated Press Broadcasters Associations.

Abby is originally from Omaha, Nebraska. She moved from the Cornhusker State to Columbia, Missouri to attend the University of Missouri. Abby graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Radio/Television Journalism, minoring in Spanish. While in school, she studied abroad in the vibrant city of Buenos Aires, Argentina. She also worked at KOMU, an NBC affiliate, as an anchor and reporter.

Abby is a dedicated runner, a television buff, a cookie and pizza connoisseur, an avid pageant watcher (former participant), and a mystery/horror book fanatic. When she’s not at work, she’s probably running around (literally), visiting her family, or enjoying one of the many restaurants Kansas City has to offer.

When she’s at work, Abby’s always looking for her next story. If you have one, be it heartwarming, terrifying, exciting, let her know by sending an email to


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    Automatic aid agreement spurred quick response, helped with rescue efforts in Raytown fire

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Working together saved lives. The Kansas City, Mo. and Raytown Fire Departments have an automatic aid agreement.  That agreement basically allows the two departments to work together seamlessly. In Sunday’s fire, Deputy Chief Mike Hunley from the Raytown Fire Department says the automatic aid agreement helped to save lives because it got a lot of help to the scene faster from both departments. “If there’s a call that comes out, irrespective of where it is, they’re […]

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    Women may be surprised with CDC’s distinction between ‘moderate’ and ‘heavy’ drinking

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – It’s not unusual for women to get together for a few drinks or to socialize at happy hour. Whether it’s celebrating a promotion, or unwinding after a tough day, often the company of friends includes wine or mixed drinks. A recommendation from the Centers for Disease Control shows those little occasions can add up, and women need to pay attention. Are you an excessive drinker? The answer may surprise you. Multiple studies say moderate drinkers face a […]

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    Benefiting cause close to his heart, Tech N9ne donates bras to domestic violence shelters

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    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Nearly three decades after a 36-year-old Kansas City woman was sexually assaulted, one of the suspects was charged with multiple felonies in connection with that attack. On Thursday, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced rape, sodomy and robbery charges against Cleophus Parker, 61, for the 1986 attack that began at 6301 Equitable Road in Kansas City, Mo. According to court records, the victim, now approximately 55-years-old, was walking to her car on July 9th, when two men approached […]

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    Men survive near miss when large rock smashes windshield on I-435

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    High school girls go to great lengths to support women battling cancer

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It’s not an easy sell to get a bunch of girls in high school to go outside in January to cut off eight inches or more from their long hair, but Machella Dunlea was on a mission. “I just recently lost an uncle to cancer a couple months ago, so it was kind of like a really big program for me,” Dunlea said. Two years ago, Dunlea organized girls at St. Theresa’s Academy to give their […]

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    Roeland Park working on regulating home rental industry to adjust to current code

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    Small surprise in Redbox movie case brings immense joy to metro family

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    Plumber says Overland Park ordinance flushing time, money down the drain for workers

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    Last-minute shoppers dart through grocery store aisles for Thanksgiving preparations

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Have you made your list and checked it twice? No, not Christmas. Your Thanksgiving shopping list! Lots of last-minute shoppers packed metro stores to pick up the final things needed to make Thursday’s celebration a perfect one. Thousands of people were out Wednesday evening. Some were picking up ready-made meals, others were just getting their weekly groceries at a less-than convenient time, while most were picking up holiday essentials. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics a larger percentage of […]

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    Cyclists pedal festively through Christmas in the Park

    LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. — It’s becoming a Christmas tradition for metro-area families, a chance to see Christmas in the Park up close on two wheels. Tuesday’s “Trip the Light Fantastic” was a big one with about a thousand bicyclists. Everyone is invited out to the bike ride through Christmas in the Park. This special event encourages bicyclists to decorate their bikes, dress up in Christmas gear, and get into the holiday spirit. Tuesday’s nice weather was a plus for participants, but […]