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Brad Underwood joined the FOX 4 team in October 2012.

Before calling Kansas City home, Brad spent four years in Cincinnati, Ohio at WXIX FOX19, most of it as a reporter for the morning show. Prior to that, he anchored and reported in Lima, Ohio, for the FOX affiliate.

Originally from Indianapolis, Indiana, Brad graduated from Ball State University with a degree in broadcast
communications.

In his spare time, Brad enjoys attending sporting events, live music and cooking.

If you have any story ideas, please email Brad at brad.underwood@wdaftv4.com


Recent Articles
  • Mother finds out home was burglarized while at hospital with her child

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A mother recently returned home from the hospital to find her home ransacked. Lela Kyle spent five days at Children’s Mercy with her daughter Sa’Reena. On Sunday afternoon Lela said she got a call from her father who said someone stole several items from inside her home. As we walked with Lela through her home, she pointed out several things that are obviously missing; including a large TV that was mounted to the wall. She got […]

  • Woman found dead inside home identified

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A woman found dead in a home on 59th Street has been identified as Natasha Lewis, 33. She leaves behind a five-year-old son. Police investigators spent the first 12 hours on Wednesday investigating Lewis’ death in the 3800 block of 59th Street in Kansas City, Mo. Police were called to the area shortly after midnight after a woman who lived at the home returned and found her door open. She thought someone had broken in. When […]

  • Equipment manager celebrates 500th game with Kansas City Chiefs

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Kansas City Chiefs sit alone at the top of the NFL as the only unbeaten team in the league. However, Sunday’s win over Houston was extra special for the team’s equipment manager, Allen Wright. Sunday was Wright’s 500th game as a member of the Chiefs organization. That’s right, 500! After the game, coach Andy Reid called out the man who has spent 30 years with the Chiefs in the Locker room. Reid joked that Wright […]

  • Success continues for Parents as Teachers

    LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. — The program began in the early 1980s in Missouri giving parents the tools to prepare their children for school. The program Parents as Teachers provides early detection of developmental delays and health issues and helps parents understand their role in child development. The Lee’s Summit School District adopted the state wide program in shortly after its inception. from the beginning could help improve school readiness and parent involvement. In 2012, the Lee’s Summit parents as teachers program helped close to 3,500 […]

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    Judge ousts Prairie Village Councilman David Morrison

    PRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kan.– Late Friday afternoon a Johnson County Judge ruled to remove Prairie Village Councilman David Morrison from office a week after a jury made that recommendation.  Minutes after reading the 25 page decision by Judge David Hauber, Morrison said he was dissapointed, but respected Judge Hauber’s decision. “There was no question it was bad judgment on my part, I apologized to the council, and to the staff, and the city, and they found it was an ousterable offense,” […]

  • Winnetonka running back’s home life spans two continents

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Home life is an international affair for one Winnetonka player, and future Iowa Hawkeye, Aaron Mends. While football provides the running back the same stress release and bonding opportunities his teammates have, Mends’ home life is far different. “My dad lives in Africa, my mom lives here. My mom is in Africa now, taking care of some family business so, my parents frequently travel to Africa,” Mends said. Both of his parents frequently travel back and […]

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    Woman electrocuted after crashing car into utility pole

    LEAVENWORTH, Kan. — After crashing her car into a utility pole, Leavenworth police say 25-year-old Lachelle Kemp got out of her car and instantly became entangled in downed power lines. Kemp was pronounced dead at the hospital shortly after the accident. The accident happened at the intersection of Seventh and Olive Streets just before noon on Wednesday October 16th. Leavenworth Police Chief Patrick Kitchens said Kemp’s two young children were in the car at the time of the incident. “Her […]

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    Man slashed with knife while running in Mill Creek Park

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City man has been charged in the Oct. 11th cutting of a jogger at Mill Street Park in Kansas City, Mo. Prosecutors charged Terance E. Green, 45, with first degree assault and armed criminal action for the slashing of a 52-year-old man. Police said Green cut the man as he was jogging in the park shortly before 1 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 11. The victim suffered three cuts across his backside that required stitches. […]

  • KC Flight attempts to break world record at Chiefs game

    LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. — Pilots from 17 states and Washington D.C. are touching down in Kansas City this week, gearing up for Sunday’s Chiefs vs. Raiders game. Fans on the ground will try to become the loudest crowd ever, but high above Arrowhead Stadium, at least 45 planes will try to break the world record for largest civilian formation flight. The current record is 37, set back in 2009 at an airshow in OshKosh Wisconsin. When the planes fly over […]

  • ER doctors can’t do much for synthetic drug users

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — According to Dr. Todd Hill, North Kansas City Hospital is seeing an increase in patients in the ER suffering potentially fatal side effects of synthetic drugs.  A synthetic drug is typically a mix of a non-organic, chemically altered drug, for example, K2, bath salts and ecstasy. Dr. Hill said the use is on the rise but because it’s hard to tell what’s actually in the drugs, they can’t test fort them. “The problem is we don’t […]

  • Victim talks after getting lip chewed off by her girlfriend

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A woman is out of the hospital and back at home after she said her girlfriend chewed off her lip during an argument. Monqiue Wright said doctors had to use skin and tissue from one side of her lip to try and repair the portion bitten off. Police arrested Wright’s girlfriend, but because charges have not been filed, FOX 4 is not releasing her name. Police have released the suspect in the case and according the […]

  • KC Ford plant to build Ford Transit

    CLAYCOMO, Mo.– One hundred years ago when Henry Ford introduced the moving assembly line, seven vehicles were made a day at the Winchester Ford Plant in Kansas City. Today, Ford says one vehicle per second is manufactured at the Claycomo plant and the automaker says its expanding production worldwide. Currently four different models of the Ford F-150 truck are made at the Kansas City plant, but soon the Ford Transit will be ramping up production outside Europe for the first […]