Eric Burke


Eric Burke joined the FOX 4 News Team in March 2002 as a general assignment reporter. After several years on the Breaking News beat, he's back on the streets covering a little bit of everything.

His career has taken him to stations in Midland, Texas; Waco, Texas; and Evansville, Indiana.

As a huge sports fan, 11 years in Kansas City has made him a rabid Royals fan. When it comes to college basketball, he waves the wheat! RCJH KU!

Eric remarried in 2011. He has two daughters, Jordyn and Kaitlyn. He and his wife Jeanene welcomed a new baby girl, Ainsley, in August.

Recent Articles

  • Contestants remember 14-year-old Underwood at KC SuperStar auditions

    Posted on: 7:59 pm, April 23, 2014, by , and , updated on: 10:15pm, April 23, 2014

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — More than a week after a deadly shooting, which targeted the Jewish Community Center, auditions resumed...
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  • Son worried by possibility of plea deal for man accused of killing his dad

    Posted on: 9:40 pm, April 22, 2014, by , updated on: 10:41pm, April 22, 2014

    BELTON, Mo. — Since 2011, a Belton man has lost three family members in two drunk driving accidents. The first...
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  • KC runners return from Boston Marathon with a sense of pride

    Posted on: 11:02 pm, April 21, 2014, by , updated on: 11:05pm, April 21, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — In the days after the Boston Marathon bombing on April 15, 2013, Kansas City runners pledged...
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  • For fans driving to Kauffman, suspected highway shooter’s arrest a relief

    Posted on: 10:00 pm, April 18, 2014, by

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Royals are back home Friday night for just the second time this season....
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  • Grandview neighborhood buzzes with police activity as suspected highway shooter arrested

    Posted on: 10:50 pm, April 17, 2014, by , updated on: 06:04am, April 18, 2014

    GRANDVIEW, Mo. — Police have arrested a suspect and are investigating 20-plus shootings as part of the extensive highway shootings...
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    The next investigation into the suspect's car and home in Grandview begins following his arrest. (Photo: Katie Banks/WDAF-TV)
  • KCPD Chief: Highway shootings suspect in custody

    Posted on: 6:39 pm, April 17, 2014, by , , and , updated on: 09:51pm, April 17, 2014

    GRANDVIEW, Mo. — Kansas City, Mo. Police Chief Darryl Forte tweeted late on Thursday afternoon that a suspect from the...
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    The alleged highway shooting suspect arrives at the Kansas City, Mo. Police Department (Photo: Megan Brilley/WDAF-TV)
  • Jewish Community Center reopens to a line of supportive members

    Posted on: 11:40 pm, April 16, 2014, by , updated on: 11:42pm, April 16, 2014

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — After being closed for two days, the Jewish Community Center in Overland Park reopened its doors...
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  • Witness describes being shot at by Jewish center gunman

    Posted on: 8:37 pm, April 15, 2014, by and , updated on: 09:55pm, April 15, 2014

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — It’s a day Paul Temme will not soon forget. He said he was at the Jewish...
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  • Reps. from KKK, Aryan Nation denounce Jewish center shootings

    Posted on: 9:39 pm, April 14, 2014, by , updated on: 10:58pm, April 14, 2014

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Some of the condemnation of Sunday’s violence comes from an unexpected source. Local representatives of the...
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  • Police offer $7,000 reward for information in Kansas City highway shootings

    Posted on: 3:18 pm, April 8, 2014, by , updated on: 09:25pm, April 8, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — With 13 confirmed highway shootings and possibly more, Kansas City, Mo., police and two federal agencies...
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    Highway shootings | File photo
  • Kansas City police investigate 13 highway shootings, some connected

    Posted on: 11:52 am, April 7, 2014, by , and , updated on: 01:50pm, April 8, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. —  Kansas City, Mo., police confirmed Tuesday that they’ve determined some of the 13 highway shootings reported...
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  • String of vandalism frustrates area victims

    Posted on: 10:14 pm, April 4, 2014, by , updated on: 10:15pm, April 4, 2014

    NORTH KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A northland woman is frustrated she’s now a two-time victim of vandalism. Joann Brady and...
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