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    Training Exercise Prepares Police for School Shooting

    (Editors Note: This story originally aired on September 18, 2012) OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Since the Columbine school shooting 13 years ago, police departments all over the country have trained to handle a similar situation. On Tuesday, officer with Overland Park Police trained for an active shooter scenario. Officers used a school that is closed, Antioch Middle School. “It’s absolutely crucial, there’s just no way to replace the real thing that the officers would have to move through,” said Sgt. […]

  • Changes Coming to the Metro’s Bus System

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City ATA is making significant changes to metro bus routes. Administrators hope the changes will create a more efficient network of transit routes and making using the bus easier for customers. A total of 54 routes are affected by the changes. You can find new schedules and detailed bulletins here. 142-North Oak will add service to Zona Rosa via Congress Ave. The route will also run on Sundays and later in the evenings. 30-Northeast […]

  • September 30

    Click here to learn more about the KC Parade of Homes. Click here if you’d like to help raise money for seniors who can no longer pay for their care.

  • Crime Tape

    Woman Shot, Killed at Intersection

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A woman is dead after an early morning shooting on Kansas City’s east side. Officers were called to 31st & Van Brunt in regards to a shooting just after midnight on Saturday. When police arrived, the vehicles involved had left the scene. One of the vehicles was later found near 18th & Charlotte. Krystal Robinson, 22, was in the back seat of the car. She was taken to an area hospital where she later died. A […]

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    Crock Pot Maple Cinnamon Apple Sauce

    Crock Pot Maple Cinnamon Apple Sauce Ingredients: 12 medium apples, peeled, cored, and quartered juice of 1/2 lemon 2 cinnamon sticks 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1/3 maple syrup 1/4 cup apple cider Directions: Put apples in the crock pot and top with remaining ingredients Cook on high 4-5 hours or low 8-9 hours Mash with potato masher if needed Yield: 12 servings (1/2 cup each) Nutrition Information (per serving): 103 calories; 0 g. fat; 0 mg. cholesterol; 1 mg. sodium; […]

  • housefire

    Woman Has Life-Threatening Injuries After Fire

    RAYTOWN, Mo. — A woman is recovering from injuries she sustained during a house fire. Raytown Fire crews were called to a fire near 68th & Vermont on Saturday morning. When crews arrived, smoke and fire could be seen coming through the roof of the home. Firefighters began to search for people living at the home and found a female victim in a bedroom. Crews were able to get her out of the home safely and she was taken to […]

  • Clifton Scott

    Family, Friends Share Fond Memories of MoDOT Worker

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A MoDOT employee killed by a drunk driver while he was working an accident was laid to rest on Saturday. Loved ones, friends and colleagues reflected on the life of 50-year-old Clifton Scott. Scott was remembered as a man who did everything right and for the right reasons. “Clift wasn’t a supervisor at MODOT not in title, but he was a leader,” said Rusty James, MoDOT supervisor. Scott, described as someone who loved to serve the […]

  • Kempo Fitness: Be Aware of Your Surroundings

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. —  Janelle Rogers with Kempo Fitness shared some tips on how to stay safe during fall festivals or as you’re out running errands on a daily basis. One of the most important things is to be aware of your surroundings. To learn more about Kempo Fitness call (913) 649-4422.

  • Firefly Gala in Auction to Help Camps for Kids

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Megan with Camps for Kids stopped by FOX 4 to discuss an upcoming fundraiser. Camps for Kids is an organization that raises money for kids across the metro to have the opportunity to be able to attend different types of camps. The Firefly Gala and Auction is a fundraiser that will be held on October 12. The fundraiser will be held at Club 1000 at 10th & Broadway.

  • Drug Take-Back Program Aims to Stop Abuse

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Law enforcement agencies across the country call abuse of prescription drugs an epidemic. Now, police departments, including some in the metro are making an effort to stop the pill abuse and theft. FOX 4’s Katie Ferrell talked to people on Saturday who took part in drug take-back efforts at dozens of locations across the metro.

  • Kansas Replacement Ref Back to Work

    WELLINGTON, Kan. —  Mike Wilmoth is a high school social studies teacher in Kansas. He has refereed little league football as well as two Division II championships over the last 36 years. Wilmoth says the experience being a replacement ref in the NFL was pretty cool. Even though the refs were highly criticized he feels everyone did the best job they could. “Thousands of plays were called exactly right, dozen, two dozen that have made the highlights really hurt us,” […]

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    HyVee: California Veggie Wraps

    California Veggie Wraps Serves: 4 Ingredients: ½ cup plain Greek yogurt 1 avocado, mashed 1 clove garlic, minced 4 whole-wheat tortillas 1 cup broccoli flowerets ½ cup thinly sliced red onion 1 cup thinly sliced red peppers 2 cups torn pieces of spinach ½ cup shredded 2% Colby jack cheese Instructions: In a small bowl mix the yogurt, mashed avocado and garlic together Spread a generous layer of avocado mixture on the tortillas, leaving a 1-inch border In the center […]