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  • Here’s how all these ‘snow days’ will affect metro districts’ school calendars

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — All these inclement weather days for ice and snow are awesome in the moment for students looking for a little break. But for some metro districts, those snow days are going to mean a longer school year. FOX 4 reached out to several districts across the metro to see how many inclement weather days they’ve had and how they’ll affect the school calendar. Here’s what we’ve found out so far, based on snow days taken as of […]

  • Michael Porter Jr. fully cleared to play for Mizzou basketball, reports say

    COLUMBIA, Mo. — Missouri freshman Michael Porter Jr. has been cleared to resume basketball activities, reports say. The 6-foot-10 Porter, the top prep prospect in the country last season, played in only two minutes of the Tigers’ season-opening win over Iowa State before missing the rest of the season following surgery in November. Porter averaged 36.2 points and 13.6 rebounds per game as a senior in high school in Washington, and he was a McDonald’s All-American after signing with Missouri. […]

  • Chili recipe from Harry’s Country Club

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — On a cold day, why not warm up with a hot bowl of chili. The head chef of Harry’s Country Club, Juan Velasquez, shared how he makes his chili for the restaurant in the video player above. Ingredients: Yield: 5 gallons 10 lbs. ground beef 4 red peppers, diced 4 green peppers, diced 2 yellow onions, diced 1 c. olive oil 1 c. green chilis 2 c. jalapenos 1/2 c. chili powder 1/3 c. garlic salt […]

  • How to make a margarita from Coco Bolos Woodfired Grill & Cantina

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — If you’re in the mood to celebrate National Margarita Day, try this recipe for a margarita from Coco Bolos Woodfired Grill & Cantina. In the video above, Ryan Rama shows Mark Alford his method for making the classic cocktail. Margarita Recipe: 2.25 oz. Tequila (well-made 100% agave tequila) .5 oz. Agave Syrup (agave nectar and water mixed in a 1:1 ratio) .5 oz. Fresh squeezed lime juice Directions: Assemble all ingredients in mixing glass. Add ice and […]

  • LIVE NOW: Watch the FOX4 Morning Show as we deal with Thursday’s ice

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — More ice could fall Thursday around the Kansas City metro area. Please use caution. All the usual warning apply: Drive slowly. Keep your distance. Don’t go out if you don’t need to. The FOX4 Morning Show team will be in early, working for you. Turn your TV’s to Karli, Nick, Abby and Mark or watch them on the FOX4 KC news app. You can also watch them in the livestream player below or click here to […]

  • Full list of area closings due to icy roads

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Several local schools are closed Thursday, Feb. 22 due to icy roads. Below you’ll find the full list of closings. Not seeing the closings below? Click here to find all school closings and delays. Download Fox 4’s news and weather apps to get the latest information: iPhone fox4kc weather app  |  Android fox4kc weather app  |  iPhone fox4kc news app|  Android fox4kc news app

  • Rapper Talib Kweli cancels KC show in response to venue booking controversial metal band

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A well known hip-hop artist has canceled his Kansas City show after learning his concert venue had also booked a controversial band for a show later this month. Talib Kweli was scheduled to perform at the Riot Room at 8 p.m. on Wednesday. The night before the show, the artist notified Riot Room management that he wouldn’t perform  after learning the venue had booked the band Taake, a black metal band from Norway accused of having […]

  • Kansas City man charged in gas station shooting that killed man

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker charged a 23-year-old Kansas City man with 2nd degree murder for the fatal shooting that killed a man at a gas station at 27th and Indiana on Monday. Kameron Gines, 23, also faces a charge of armed criminal action. According to court records, Kansas City police found the victim shot in the gas station parking lot. Witnesses told police that the defendant and the victim were in a physical fight, […]

  • $15,000 available for info. leading to arrest and conviction in of KC man’s murder days before birthday

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Information leading to an arrest and conviction for the death of 25-year-old Jacob Skowronksi could now be worth up to $15,000. Kansas City Crimestoppers offered $5,000 for information leading to an arrest in the case. An anonymous donor made a $5,000 contribution to the reward fund to double that amount. Skowronski’s family have offered an additional $5,000 for information leading to a successful conviction. On Feb. 4, Kansas City Police were called to an apartment in the […]

  • Tips to turn that spring cleaning into cash

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. —   Spring is just around the corner, and it’s time to start cleaning out your clutter — but can you profit from your unwanted items? Local business coach Marquita Miller says you can. In the video above she shares her tips to make your efforts successful and profitable with FOX4’s Kim Byrnes and Mark Alford.

  • Black bean quinoa burger with garlic aioli from Ambrosia Cafe

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — There’s a new restaurant in downtown Overland Park, and they proclaim to have some of the best biscuits and gravy in the city. Richard Babcock, the executive chef at Ambrosia Cafe, and Coleen Babock, the restaurant’s executive director, visited FOX4 on Wednesday, Feb. 21 to share their recipe for a healthy black bean and quinoa burger and show off their award-winning biscuits and gravy. Black bean quinoa burger with garlic aioli Ingredients: 1 (15 Ounce) can […]

  • Full list of area closings due to winter weather

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Some schools and churches are closed Thursday, Feb. 22 due to possibly icy roads. Below you’ll find the full list of closings. Not seeing the closings below? Click here to find all school closings and delays. Download Fox 4’s news and weather apps to get the latest information: iPhone fox4kc weather app  |  Android fox4kc weather app  |  iPhone fox4kc news app|  Android fox4kc news app