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  • The realities of gun violence in Kansas City: A community discussion

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A summit took place Friday in Kansas City to discuss the realities of gun violence in the community. The discussion focused on gun violence in Missouri compared to other parts of the country, as well as the impact of gun trauma on schools, kids and family. Find videos of the summit in the players below. The Realities of Gun Violence in Kansas City:  A Community Discussion Part 1 8:00 a.m.           Sign In and […]

  • Read FOX4 contest rules

    Starlight Theatre Mother’s Day Giveaway 2018 Sweepstakes Official Rules NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN, NOR WILL A PURCHASE IMPROVE ONE’S CHANCES OF WINNING.  ALL FORMS MUST BE FILLED OUT COMPLETELY AND TRUTHFULLY. FAILURE TO COMPLETE THE ENTRY FORM AND PROVIDE TRUTHFUL AND PERTINENT INFORMATION MAY RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION FROM THE SWEEPSTAKES. DISQUALIFICATION IS IN THE SOLE DISCRETION OF SPONSOR WDAF will conduct the Starlight Theatre Mother’s Day Giveaway Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) in accordance with these Official Rules (“Rules”).  Participation […]

  • FOX4 grill off recipes

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — To celebrate the arrival of spring, FOX4’s Nick Vasos and Abby Eden decided to have a grill off. Abby ultimately won the challenge, but all the recipes were pretty delicious. Laura’s Lean Grass-Fed Organic Burger Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes Ingredients: – 1 pound Laura’s Lean 85% Grass-Fed Organic ground beef – 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce – ½ teaspoon kosher salt – ½ teaspoon ground black pepper – 2 hamburger buns (sesame seed […]

  • Man shot multiple times in KCMO has life-threatening injuries

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One person has life-threatening injuries Friday after an early morning shooting in Kansas City, Mo. It happened near 33rd and Wyoming around 3:39 a.m. A woman had called 911 to report that there was a disturbance and shots were fired. The woman told police she was at home with her children, the victim and possibly some other individuals’ she didn’t know when the shooting occurred. Police on the scene say the victim, a man in his […]

  • Kansas City Chiefs release 2018 schedule

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Chiefs have released their 2018 schedule. The Chiefs have five prime-time games in 2018: Monday Night Football on Oct. 1, Sunday Night Football on Oct. 14, Monday Night Football on Nov. 19, Thursday Night Football on Dec. 13, and Sunday Night Football on Dec. 23. A big highlight of the season is the Chiefs game against the Los Angeles Rams in Mexico City. See the full schedule below. Those games marked with an * […]

  • 16-year-old girl injured in hit-and-run crash in Olathe

    OLATHE, Kan. — A 16-year-old girl was injured Thursday in a hit-and-run crash involving a 16-year-old boy in Olathe, police say. At 2:39 p.m. Thursday, police were called to the area of North Keeler Street and East Poplar Street in Olathe for the hit-and-run crash. When officers arrived, they found a 16-year-old girl who had been hit by a vehicle. She was taken to a nearby hospital with injuries to “her lower extremities,” police said. Witnesses told police a black […]

  • As cases of measles grow, so does list of potential exposure locations and dates

    JOHNSON COUNTY, Kan. — Kansas health officials now say there are 18 confirmed cases of measles in Johnson, Linn, and Miami counties since March 8, 2018. To date, officials have identified 14 Johnson County confirmed cases, along with 3 Linn County residents, and 1 Miami County resident. Officials said in a statement that these cases are not connected to the newly reported cases in Kansas City, Mo. Kansas City health officials are still putting together a list of potential exposure locations based […]

  • Chiefs will take on Rams in Mexico City in November

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Chiefs are heading to Mexico. They will take on the Los Angeles Rams Nov. 19 in Mexico City. The two teams will play at Estadio Azteca and will be the featured Monday Night Football game of the week. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:15 p.m. The rest of the Chiefs 2018 schedule will be released Thursday evening. Fans can begin purchasing single-game and group tickets for all home games starting Friday, April 20 at 10 a.m. Season […]

  • Woman at Clinton home when Ofc. Morton was killed now facing 1st degree murder charge

    CLINTON, Mo. — The woman Clinton police encountered shortly before they were hit by deadly gunfire that killed Officer Ryan Morton and injured two others is now facing a first-degree murder charge. Tammy Widger, 37, was facing a 2nd degree murder charge  in Henry County, in addition to one count of felony delivery of a controlled substance and one count felony keeping or maintaining a public nuisance. Prosecutors on Wednesday amended that 2nd degree murder charge to 1st degree. In […]

  • Jackson Co. Sheriff Mike Sharp to resign amid damaging allegations

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Jackson County Sheriff Mike Sharp will step down from his role, effective Thursday, after allegations emerged of an ongoing relationship with a female employee, with whom he also reportedly gave financial support, and took professional and personal trips at taxpayer expense. Read Sharp’s entire letter of resignation below:  Dear Mr. White and Ms. Spino, Due to a pending legal matter, and in order to avoid further disruption to the important work of the Jackson County Sheriff’s […]

  • Cooking with Karli: Bruschetta with riccota and kale salsa, “450” roast chicken & banana-Nutella cream tart

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — FOX4’s Karli Ritter is no stranger to the kitchen. She loves to cook and enjoys when chef Matt Chatfield joins her to whip up some delicious dishes you can make at home for your family and friends. Bruschetta with riccota and kale salsa Ingredients: 1 ½  cups chopped Kale, large stems removed 1 garlic clove, peeled, smashed ½  teaspoon kosher salt 3 tablespoons capers, drained and rinsed 1 teaspoon anchovy paste 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 2 […]

  • Greitens’ charity loses 4-star rating amid Hawley’s investigation into criminal activity

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley’s announcement that his investigation into Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens’ nonprofit The Mission Continues uncovered evidence of criminal activity has made one charity watchdog skeptical. Greitens founded the nonprofit  in 2007 and left the charity in 2014. Despite recent allegations about Greitens’ use of a donor list from The Mission Continues, the nonprofit still enjoyed high ratings from most of the top charity watchdog groups. But one of the organizations that grades nonprofits, Charity […]