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    FOX 4 Forecast: Sultry Saturday And Some Storms!

    Before the clouds thickened up late today, we hit 93 degrees. Spotty showers will cross the metro during the early evening hours, but should not last long enough to chase you inside for very long…if at all!  Saturday turns windy and hotter, setting up a chance for storms late Saturday night. Details on our rain chances, and a look ahead to a break in the heat in the updated Long Ranger…right here:  Click here for FOX 4 Interactive Radar Check […]

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    Former Leavenworth VA employee charged with additional count of aggravated sexual battery

    LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, Kan. — A former physician assistant at the Veteran’s Affairs hospital in Leavenworth was charged on Friday with another count of sexual abuse. Prosecutors charged 64-year-old Mark Wisner of Horton, Kan.,  with one count of aggravated sexual battery during his status conference that ended with his arrest. The charge marks the fourth against Wisner. He also faces  charges of sodomy, solicitation, and sexual battery charges after several patients claimed he molested them during medical appointments. In April, an Iraq war veteran […]

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    Job of the Day: June 2016

    If you’re an employer and want to submit a job opening, click here. The following are job openings posted for the month of June. June 1 1. Franklin Co., Kan. Community Corrections Dept. Case Manager 2. Ottawa, Kan. Public Works Dept. Maintenance Worker June 2 1. St. Joseph, Mo, Recreation Attendant 2. Miami Co., Kan. Treasurer Dept. Office Coordinator June 3 1. Ottawa, Kan. Public Works Dept. Maintenance Worker 2. Lawrence,Kan. P/T Naturalist. June 4 […]

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    Dozens tee off to help support local children as part of Love Fund for Children’s annual golf tournament

    SPRING HILL, Kan. — The 27th Annual Love Fund for Children Golf Classic is underway Friday at Sycamore Ridge Golf Course in Spring Hill, Kan. FOX 4’s Nick Vasos, Rob Collins, Jason Lamb and other FOX 4 personalities teed off to raise money for local kids in need. Before hitting the green Rob Collins joined forces with trick shot golfer Rocky Shipes to entertain those in attendance. Rob may not have admitted it, but he appeared a bit nervous as he served […]

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    30-year-old man dead after fire at Sedalia, Mo., home

    SEDALIA, Mo. — A 30-year-old man is dead after a fire at a Sedalia, Mo., home Thursday. Firefighters got to the house in the 1900 block of  South Grand Avenue around 1:24 p.m., and found it fully engulfed in flames. First responders found Matthew Eldenburg inside once they were able to get the fire under control. Eldenburg was taken to the hospital where he later died from his injuries. Police say Eldenburg lived in the home. There is no word on how the fire started.  

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    Train strikes, kills Mo., woman in Cass County

    CASS COUNTY, Mo. — A Missouri woman is dead after she was struck by a locomotive in a rural part of Cass  County Thursday. Tianna Britt was walking across the tracks when she was struck early in the morning. It’s not clear if the locomotive signaled its approach before she was struck.

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    Teen accused of wearing Spider Man mask and exposing himself to victims in Ottawa, Kansas area

    OTTAWA, Kan. — A 17-year-old male was arrested on suspicion of wearing a Spider Man mask when he approached people, at least one of them a child, and exposed himself. On June 20, police were called to take a report from a 12-year-old juvenile, who was approached by a person wearing a Spider Man mask driving a white, Ford, pickup. The 12-year-old was on foot and the driver of the truck attempted to communicate with the juvenile but the juvenile continued walking, […]

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    Woman, child killed in crash on rainy evening in May, now Missouri driver charged

    LEETON, Mo. — A 43-year-old man from Chilhowee, Mo., about an hour and 15 minutes southeast of Kansas City, is facing 2nd degree murder and involuntary manslaughter charges in Johnson County, Mo., for a May 26 car crash that killed a woman and a 3-year-old boy. Witnesses say Christopher Lugud was exceeding the speed limit during a rain storm while driving on Highway 13, about a quarter mile south of Highway 2. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, Lagud’s car left […]

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    FOX 4 morning team takes Facebook challenge, shows off first-ever profile pic

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. —  Have you seen the latest trend on Facebook where people are showing how far they have come since they first signed up for the social media site? The trend challenges people to put their current profile picture next to their first-ever profile picture. Here’s what we found when we challenged the FOX 4 Morning Show crew.

  • Shooting

    Shooting victim found near The Bay Water Park with critical injuries

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police are investigating a Wednesday night shooting that’s left a man in critical condition. Dispatchers confirm to FOX 4 the victim was found in the area of The Bay Water Park at 7101 Longview Road, but he wasn’t shot inside the park, police saying that he ran there for help. Officers were called to the scene at about 7:20 p.m. where a black male in his late teens was found. Police say he was taken to […]

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    Mom breaks window to free child locked in car in Overland Park on sweltering afternoon

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Police say a mom acted quickly to free her child from a locked car on Wednesday afternoon in the parking lot of a fitness center. Police tell FOX 4 the mom accidentally locked her keys inside the car in the 6800 block of W. 138th Street at about 2:45 p.m., and broke a window to get to her child before emergency crews arrived. Police say it appeared the child had only been in the car for […]

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    Curtis Ayers returns to Wyandotte County to face prosecution in KCK detective killing

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — The man accused of killing Kansas City, Kan. detective Brad Lancaster is back in Wyandotte County. Deputies booked Curtis Ayers into the Wyandotte County jail less than 24 hours after he waived extradition from Missouri. It is Ayers’s first time back in Kansas since May 9, the day prosecutors say he killed Lancaster and went on a crime spree while evading police. The 29-year-old from Tonganoxie faces a capital murder charge and could face the death […]