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  • FOX 4 Forecast: Happy Thanksgiving!

    Blustery conditions are still in place this morning and it is cold with temperatures in the 20s. Wind chills are in the teens which means if you’re going to run a turkey 5k this morning, bundle up! Thankfully our winds will relax as we go through Thanksgiving and highs will climb into the upper 30s. Tomorrow and Saturday look much warmer which we’ll talk about in the full forecast here.  Happy Thanksgiving!       FOX 4 Weather Blog Facebook […]

  • Seth Jackson was initially charged with first-degree murder in the death of his 10-month-old foster child.

    Wichita foster dad pleads guilty in hot car death

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A foster dad has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter for leaving a 10-month-old girl inside a sweltering car outside of his house while he and his partner smoked marijuana. The Wichita Eagle reports that Seth Jackson entered the plea Wednesday. Sedgwick County District Attorney Marc Bennett says Jackson went to a drug dealer’s house July 24 before picking up the girl from a baby sitter. After arriving home, he went inside with a 5-year-old child, but left […]

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    Cleveland police release surveillance video showing officer shooting 12-year-old Tamir Rice

    CLEVELAND — Cleveland police released surveillance video on Wednesday showing one of their officers fatally shooting a 12-year-old boy last Saturday — a boy they say was brandishing what turned out to be an air gun. The video shows Tamir Rice, 12, being shot about 1.5 to 2 seconds after two officers pulled up in a car, Deputy Chief Ed Tomba told reporters. A witness had called 911 to report someone pointing a weapon — “probably fake” — at people […]

  • Food safety tips: How long should you keep your Thanksgiving leftovers?

    One in six Americans will get a food-borne illness this year.  The following leftover food safety tips will keep your Thanksgiving happy after the day is done. Buy a food thermometer if you don’t already have one. Wash hands, utensils and food prep areas between items. Last minute safe thawing tips: Cook turkey breast to 165 degrees F & thigh to 175 degrees F. Rinse fresh fruit and vegetables right before using unless labeled “ready-to-eat” or “pre-washed”.  Research has proven […]

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    Job of the Day: December 2014

    If you’re an employer and want to submit a job opening, click here. The following are job openings posted for the month of December. December 1 1. Police Dept. Blue Springs, Mo. Dispatch Supervisor http://www.bluespringsgov.com 2. Lees Summit, Mo. Solid Waste Division Laborer http://www.cityofls.net December 2 December 3 December 4 December 5 December 6 December 7 December 8 December 9 December 10 December 11 December 12 December 13 December 14 December 15 December 16 December 17 December 18 December 19 December […]

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    Job of the Day: November 2014

    If you’re an employer and want to submit a job opening, click here. The following are job openings posted for the month of November. November 1 1. Unified Government of Wyandotte Co. and Kansas City, Kan. Appraiser’s Office Program Specialist http://www.wycokck.org 2. City of Spring Hill, Kan. Accounting Clerk http://www.springhillks.com November 2 1. City of Atchison, Kan. Customer Relations Clerk http://www.cityofatchison.com 2. City of Lawrence, Kan. Traffic Signal Systems Tech. http://www.lawrenceks.org November 3 1. Franklin Co. Kan. Health Dept. P/T Clerk http://www.franklincoks.org […]

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    Pictures: Kansas City’s Most Wanted

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — If you have information that could lead to the arrest of the individuals pictured below, call the TIPS Hotline at 816.474.TIPS or text 274 637 and include the code TIP452 in the message. All calls and texts remain anonymous. Some of these fugitives are wanted due to probation or parole violations. Others have warrants out for their arrest because of charges pending against them. The individuals in the latter category have not been found guilty in […]

  • Do Kansas City penguins have what it takes to become spies like in ‘Penguins of Madagascar?’

    Super spy teams aren’t born, they’re hatched. The Penguins of Madagascar are getting their own movie. Ahead of Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private’s big premiere, our own film critic Russ Simmons met up with some local birds to see if they have what it takes to join forces with the undercover organization.

  • Last minute Thanksgiving decorations for your front porch

    Decorating for Thanksgiving? Becky Garoutte of Rosehill Gardens shares some last minute seasonal ideas that will make your guests feel warm and welcome the moment they step on your porch.  

  • Photos obtained by Tribune Media of Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson as he was examined following the fatal shooting of Michael Brown.

    Officer Darren Wilson’s private ‘thank you’ letter leaked

    FERGUSON, Mo. — A letter to supporters written by Officer Darren Wilson in August — and one he asked to remain private — was released by an anonymous source after a grand jury decided not to indict Wilson in the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown on Tuesday. A transcript of his letter is below, reported first by WKYC.com. To all of the pro Officer Wilson Supporters - I would like to thank you all for standing up for me […]

  • Jennifer Aniston brings the funny in Horrible Bosses 2

    You saw her in Horrible Bosses. She’s back in Horrible Bosses 2. FOX 4’s Shawn Edwards spoke with Jennifer Aniston about the new hit movie.  

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    Police investigate homicide in Kansas City

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police are investigating after a man was shot and killed in a home in the 5600 block of College Ave., in Kansas City, Mo. Police said someone broke into a home and shot the man inside. Police received the call and were dispatched to the home at about 4:55 a.m. FOX 4’s Matt Stewart is at the scene and spoke with the victim’s brother, who said the victim is 37 years old and lived with his […]