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    Halloween-inspired cocktails from Diamond Girls Bartenders

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — If you’re having a Halloween party, you may be looking for a festive cocktail to whip up. Mary Ortiz with Diamond Girls Bartenders shared two recipes. Witches’ Brew 1 pkg grape Koolaid mix 1 pkg orange Koolaid mix 2 c sugar 3 quarts cold water Mix above ingredients and set aside. Take two sizes of punch bowls (one that will fit inside the other). Put the smaller one inside the larger one. Fill the gap with dry […]

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    4 ways parents can promote play among their children

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Playing is not just something to pass the time, it’s also an important part of development for children, parenting experts say. Debbie Karlstrand from the Family Conservancy says it’s important for parents to provide ample opportunities for their children to develop their play. She also says you don’t always need the newest, hottest toys because parents are the best resource to keep their children entertained. Watch the video above for more tips from Debbie. If you would […]

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    FOX 4 Forecast: The hits keep coming!

    High clouds have already arrived and our lows this morning have held steady, mainly in the 50s.  Clouds will be increasing throughout the day leading to a somewhat gray forecast.  Highs will return to the 70s today despite the clouds in the forecast but rain will hold off until tonight.  Overnight into early Wednesday morning will be our best chance to see rain in the metro.  Not everyone will see rain and those that do will not receive much.  Sadly, […]

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    Help KC decide how it spends its money as part of new “Pick Your Priority” game

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. —  If you’ve ever wanted to weigh in on how Kansas City spends its money, here’s your chance. The city has a game going on called “Pick Your Priority” — where it puts various projects up for a vote in a bracket to come up with an ultimate winner. Final round voting starts Tuesday, Oct. 25. Click here to cast your vote

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    Police look for driver that hit and killed Independence dad

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Police are trying to find a light-colored sedan that they believe hit a 38-year-old man Friday night  in the area of US 40 and River Blvd, and then left the scene, leaving the man to die. The victim is Derrick Hubbard of Independence.  His family describes him as a dedicated father of a boy with autism. According to police, Hubbard was walking westbound on the north shoulder of US 40 when he was struck by the westbound vehicle. […]

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    Suspect in 1989 KCK murder moved to Wyandotte County jail after waiving extradition

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — The Smithville woman accused in the 1989 murder of teenager Sarah DeLeon has been moved to Wyandotte County jail after she waived extradition. Carolyn J. Heckert, 48, was arrested in Clay County last week after being charged with first degree murder in the cold case murder of Kansas City, Kan. teen Sarah DeLeon. Heckert appeared before a Clay County judge Monday morning and waived her right to fight extradition across the state line. Police said 18-year-old Sarah […]

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    Richline Group purchases Silpada Designs, plans to extend “lifetime guarantee” until September

    LENEXA, Kan.– A former family-owned Lenexa jewelry store is now under new ownership. According to Business Wire, Richline Group announced that it acquired select assets of Silpada Designs. Owners Silpada Design closed up shop earlier this year due slipping revenue. Leaders with Richline say they will continue to serve Silpada’s previous customers through the end of the year. They will also continue to honor the “Silpada lifetime guarantee” that was put in place on purchases before July first of this year. They will honor […]

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    Coach Andy Reid on Jamaal Charles

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Even though he was listed as ‘active’, Jamaal Charles had just one carry in the game against the New Orleans Saints. At the Monday news conference, Coach Andy Reid explained why he looked to Spencer Ware and let Charles rest. “His knee acted up after the last game. And it was up and down kind of throughout the week. We were doing okay without him in there. I felt like, ‘If we can get by with […]


    Kansas City’s mayor asks area businesses to be generous with time on Election Day

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The mayor of Kansas City on Monday urged businesses and employers to give their workers plenty of time to vote on Tuesday, Nov. 8. “In 2015 in November, this entire city came together to honor the Royals. And although that was a significant event, and it was certainly a joyous event, it was not the momentous bedrock foundation of our democracy that voting is. So if we can take 800,000 people and put them in a […]

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    Records shine more light on Krug Park homicide, say victim was lured to secluded location and stabbed

    ST. JOSEPH, Mo. — Court documents now give more information on the murder of a teenage girl in Krug Park on Oct. 16. Police arrested two people in connection with the murder on Sunday. 18-year-old Sebastian Dudley Dowell was charged with second degree murder in the death of 17-year-old Kaytlin Root. Another person, a female juvenile, was also arrested. Records say Dowell and the juvenile lured Root to meet them at a location in St. Joseph. The three drove around for […]

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    Chillicothe police arrest clown they say was scaring people

    CHILLICOTHE, Mo. — This year police aren’t clowning around when it comes to causing trouble. This past Friday, Chillicothe police arrested a clown they say was scaring people. The alleged incident happened near Olive and Graves Street. According to police, the man was dressed like the joker with a full clown mask and black and green outfit. The suspect was arrested for disturbing the peace.

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    Two people killed in overnight shootings in KCMO

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City police are investigating two overnight homicides. Officers responded to a report of shots fired near Mill Street and Southwest Trafficway in Westport around 11:30 p.m. Saturday. Upon arrival, they found one man who had been shot. That victim was transported to an area hospital where he died of his injuries. Police identified the victim as 25-year-old Derrick Jones, of Kansas City, Mo. Police responded to another shooting near 57th Street and Michigan around 2 […]