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    Two charges dropped against KCPD officer who shot a man in 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Charges have been dropped against a Kansas City, Mo. police officer who shot a man in the summer of 2014. READ: Prosecutor’s Letter to KCPD A grand jury indicted Officer Jacob Ramsey this past February for felony assault and armed criminal action in the shooting of Anthony Contreras. The shooting happened on June 24, 2014 in the 6400 block of 15th Terrace when officers responded to a warrant check. Police said Contreras matched the description of a […]

  • Welcome home, Billy Butler

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. —  Billy Butler returns to Kansas City Friday for his first meeting with his first team. The former Royals player signed with the A’s as a free agent in the off-season. Friday night, Butler will receive the ALC ring that he earned last year along with his team. Everyone else has already received theirs. Fans and his friends in blue seemed ready for the reunion; and to play ball again with Butler, even if he’s on the visiting team. Billy […]

  • KCMO man runs off road, down embankment after speeding vehicle cuts him off

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Firefighters helped remove a man from his vehicle following a crash late Friday morning. Firefighters said the accident happened around 10:50 a.m. at the intersection of Blue River Road and Hickman Mills Drive. According to the victim, a vehicle that was driving about 100 mph tried to pass him and forced him to swerve off of the road. The victim’s vehicle traveled off the roadway and 20 feet down an embankment. The victim, who wished not to […]

  • Screenwriter for “Back to the Future” to host workshop in KC

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. —  Missouri native and screenwriter for “Back to the Future” Bob Gale is hosting a screenwriting workshop and showing of “Back to the Future” at the Kansas City FilmFest. Gale decided to visit the FOX 4 morning show to chat about how a boy from Missouri became a successful screenwriter and how he came up with the concept for “Back to the Future.” Kansas City FilmFest runs from Thurs. April 16 through Sun. April 19 at Cinemark Palace at […]

  • Partnership influences Bristol Seafood Grill’s menu

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Bristol Seafood Grill partnered with Broadmoor Technical Center, which is Shawnee Mission school district’s nationally acclaimed culinary arts education program. This is the second year for the partnership. Since the two partnered The Bristol location downtown has received a surplus of produce from the program and uses them in their dishes.  Bristol chef Travis Napier stopped by the FOX 4 morning show to chat about the partnership and tips on how to create your own urban garden. He […]

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    Independence police search for man they think stole employee belongings

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Independence Police posted a photo to their Facebook page Thursday night of a suspect that they were looking for. In the caption police said that they were looking for a suspect who has allegedly entered a local business and stole several items that belong to employees. Police ask that anyone with any information to please call the Independence Police Department TIPS line at (816) 325-7777 or email leads@indepmo.org.  

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    Job of the Day: April 2015

    If you’re an employer and want to submit a job opening, click here. The following are job openings posted for the month of April. April 1 1. City of Blue Springs, Mo. Parks & Rec. Dept. Seasonal Maintenance Worker http://www.bluespringsgov.com 2. Grain Valley Mo. Park Maintenance Worker http://www.cityofgrainvalley.org April 2 1. Circuit Court Of Jackson Co., Mo. Dept. Division 18 Court Reporter http://www.16thcircuit.org 2. City of Ottawa, Ks. Police Officer http://www.ottawaks.gov April 3 1. Miami Co. Ks. Equipment Operator http://www.miamicountyks.org 2. City […]

  • Good Samaritans donate keyboard to burglarized KCMO church just in time for choir practice

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A positive FOX 4 follow-up to share about Hope of Glory Ministries, which suffered a theft of $5,000 worth of music equipment and electronics. Among the stolen items included a double-stand keyboard system. A local mom and her triplet daughters donated a keyboard to Hope of Glory on East Bannister Road on Thursday, much to the delight and relief of Pastor Todd Brown. “That’s right, it’s choir practice and we been battling on that for the […]

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    Viral video shows ESPN reporter Britt McHenry unleashing anger on parking lot clerk

    Warning: Video contains explicit language LiveLeak uploaded a video Thursday of ESPN reporter Britt McHenry unleashing a tirade directed at a tow lot clerk. The video cut out parts that would allow viewers to understand why McHenry is so angry, but it does not fail to cut out the part where the woman who can’t be seen tells McHenry that she is on camera. “I’m in the news sweetheart, I will ——- sue this place.” “That’s why I have a degree, and […]

  • It is time to break up with salt

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Saint Luke`s nutritionist Tammy Adams MS, RD, LD, System Clinical Nutrition Manager Saint Luke’s Hospital and Colin Ridge, who playes Sneaky Salt, joined FOX 4’s Nick Vasos on the FOX 4 Morning Show on Thursday! Colin released a video about how bad excess salt is to our diet, and Tammy discussed the facts on salt and gave us examples of decreasing salt intake. Over 1,000 Women are expected to attend the annual Go Red For Women Luncheon, Friday, […]

  • Bake sale to help raise awareness, combat childhood hunger in KC metro

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Some of Kansas City’s best-known chefs and bakers will help raise awareness of chronic child hunger in the metro at the KC Culinary Stars Bake Sale Fundraiser for nokidhungry.org. The bake sale is Saturday, April 25 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. and commerce Bank/Brookside branch, 6336 Brookside. Twenty-five per cent of households with children are “food-insecure”, according to the nonprofit organization Share Our Strength. Every dollar raised at the bake sale is equivalent of up […]

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    Hungry girl, 4, pleads for help from neighbor kids after mom allegedly leaves with friends

    LOS ANGELES — A Southern California woman was arrested for willful cruelty to a child after she allegedly left her four-year-old daughter at home to take a trip to San Diego, sheriff’s officials said. On Monday, a nine-year-old neighbor heard the girl’s screams while he was playing outside with friends. “She was jumping up and down,  pulling her hair, yelling ‘Mommy, Mommy,’” one of the boys at the complex said. The children knocked on the door and the little girl let […]