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  • FOX 4 Forecast: Stormy Episodes

    Scattered storms will continue to crop up…off and on through the next 28 hours.  There will be some dry time, but this is a vigorous storm system and the biggest problem may end up being some pretty impressive rainfall amounts.  There is also a very impressive temperature crash coming as well.  Plenty to discuss in the updated Long Ranger.  FOX 4 Weather Blog Facebook Weather Alerts Follow FOX 4 Weather on Twitter Missouri Highway Conditions Kansas Highway Conditions

  • ‘Royal’ baby ‘Hosmer’ born after Wildcard win

    BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. — The excitement of the Royals Wildcard game caused one woman to go into labor. Jay and Heather Speer of Excelsior Springs were at home watching the game when Heather started to feel a little bit of pain. Her due date was nearing, but the excitement of Tuesday’s Wildcard game pushed things ahead. “I was having contractions, went to bed at midnight and 3:30 my water broke, and so he was waiting for the Wild Card game, […]

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    White mother sues sperm bank for receiving black donor’s sperm

    UNIONTOWN, Ohio — An Ohio woman is suing a Chicago sperm bank after becoming inseminated with sperm from an African American, despite clarifying she wanted sperm from a white donor. FOX 8 reports Jennifer Cramblett, and her same-sex partner Amanda Zinkon, fear their now two-year-old daughter will experience discrimination in their “all-white community” and will even experience discrimination in their own “often unconsciously insensitive family.” Jennifer and Amanda said they bonded with their daughter Payton easily and that they love […]

  • Local woman working to help others overseas

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Local woman Julie Martin is on a mission to help fund and give women overseas a better life. She joined FOX 4 Wednesday morning with more on how you can help “WeCare of India.”

  • FOX 4 White Craft challenge

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — In honor of the first day of October, we’re excited for the first FOX  4 “White Craft Challenge.” We asked four of our favorite mommy bloggers to get a white pumpkin, and redesign it! The rules are… well, there were no rules! The big reveal is in the video.

  • Miss Sprint Cup talks about the big race coming to Kansas Speedway

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — While most people are on “Cloud Blue” Wednesday morning, Kansas Speedway will light up this weekend for another huge NASCAR race. One expert who knows a thing or two about the speedway, Miss Sprint Cup, stopped by FOX 4’s studios Wednesday morning.

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    Kansas City police investigate shooting involving home invasion

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police were sent to a home in the 5000 block of Thompson Avenue on a reported shooting Wednesday morning. According to a dispatcher, two students skipped school and broke into a house where they were fired upon by a homeowner, one was shot in the ankle. Police say the students were taken into custody when they tried to return to school after the shooting.  FOX 4 has learned that the homeowner was robbed on Tuesday and was […]

  • Shawnee Mission Medical Center to paint the town pink for breast cancer awareness

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime, and 200,000 men and women are diagnosed each year. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Registered Nurse at Shawnee Mission Medical Center’s breast cancer center, Charlene Wallace, and executive director of oncology services, Becca Bell, stopped by the FOX 4 Morning Show.

  • Tips for writers looking to cultivate new and creative ideas

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One of the struggles of being a writer in today’s media-dominated world is coming up with new and creative ideas! To help writers develop their online “persona”, Kansas City Children’s author Rachel Ellyn founded “The Business of Writing Success”. Wednesday morning, Rachel and executive coach and bliss mentor, Cyndi Swall, stopped by FOX 4.

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    Royals hang on for 9-8 wild card win over Oakland

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Oakland Athletics and Kansas City Royals were tied 7-all after 10 innings Tuesday night in a dramatic AL wild-card game. Quite a start to October baseball — even though this one appeared to be over in September. The A’s raced out to a 7-3 lead by the sixth inning, but the Royals countered with three runs in the eighth. Nori Aoki’s sacrifice fly off Sean Doolittle in the ninth forced extra innings. Kansas City, appearing […]

  • Royals fans out in force for Wildcard game

    From Kauffman Stadium to the Kansas City Power and Light District, Royals fans were out in force to cheer on the Boys in Blue during their first post season game in 29 years.

  • Schmidt from ‘New Girl’ talks to FOX 4 about Tuesday night’s episode

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — New Girl is a huge hit on FOX, and it’s one of the funniest shows on television. It follows six friends trying to find their way through jobs, love and living together! Tuesday we were joined by one of the shows main characters, Max Greenfield, who plays Schmidt. Watch his entire interview in the video.