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  • FOX 4 Game of the Week: Playoff rematch between Hogan Prep and Oak Grove

    OAK GROVE, Mo. – There was a definite chill in the air Friday evening that finally felt like football weather. Hogan Prep traveled to Oak Grove for the FOX 4 Halloween edition of the Game of the Week. FOX 4’s Eric Burke talked to Oak Grove coach Pat Richard before the playoff rematch.

  • FOX 4 Forecast: The Devil Went Down To Georgia!

    Halloween trick or treating is winding down…and so are the temperatures!!  There has even been some snow tonight in northern Georgia! Woo Hoo! The FREEZE WARNING is still in place as temperatures will tank to near-record levels tomorrow morning.  Then the wind kicks in over the weekend as the next Pacific system heads our way.  You’ll find details on the updated Chiefs forecast, and our first rains of November in the updated Long Ranger! Have a terrific weekend and GO […]

  • FOX 4 photojournalist spots spookiness during haunted tour

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — There are plenty of ghosts and goblins running around your neighborhood on Halloween night, but the real things are said to be haunting an Independence landmark. FOX 4 photojournalist Jon Haiduk takes you along for a haunted tour, and check out what he spotted in video below.

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    PHOTOS: FOX 4 reporters, anchors working for you

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — We’re pleased when we meet you out and about in the community. Here are some recent pictures from events we have been honored to attend or host.

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    Why you should let squirrels carve your pumpkins

    Tree rats can be feisty little rascals. They can also be good Halloween decorators. The proof is in the pumpkin.

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    Man rescued from television tower after parachute becomes entangled

    St. LOUIS — Firefighters rescued a parachutist who became stuck on the wires of a broadcast tower about 125 feet off of the ground and dangled for about two hours. First responders were dispatched Thursday night after the man’s parachute became stuck on the wires connected to the KETC-TV tower in south St. Louis County. Authorities haven’t said where he jumped from. A firefighter climbed the tower and passed an anchor to the man, who released himself from his parachute […]

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    Charges filed in Overland Park bank robbery

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Federal charges have been filed against two men suspected of robbing a Bank of America in Overland Park on Wednesday. Clifton B. Cloyd, 53, and Steven A. Watts, 54, were charged with one count of bank robbery and one count each of brandishing a firearm during the robbery. According to court documents, during the robbery five bank employees and a customer were held at gunpoint. Cloyd, who was carrying a handgun, grabbed one of the bank […]

  • FOX 4’s Halloween Extravaganza

    Happy Halloween, Kansas City! FOX 4’s Morning Team put together a great show Friday to kick off the festivities. Highlights from the show are below.

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    Pictures: Kansas City’s Most Wanted

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — If you have information that could lead to the arrest of the individuals pictured below, call the TIPS Hotline at 816.474.TIPS or text 274 637 and include the code TIP452 in the message. All calls and texts remain anonymous. Some of these fugitives are wanted due to probation or parole violations. Others have warrants out for their arrest because of charges pending against them. The individuals in the latter category have not been found guilty in […]

  • Black Sheep Custom Cakes features Cannibal Cupcakes and more tasty treats for Halloween

    Nothing says Halloween better than cannibal cupcakes. Mike And Carey Elder of Black Sheep Custom Cakes have the perfect recipe. Mike is a three-time undefeated champion of TLC’s Ultimate Cake Off. Prior to his visit to FOX 4 News on Halloween he had been around the world featuring his cake sculptures. Not to be outdone, Carey holds a Guiness World Record for World’s Fastest Edible Vehicle. Cannibal Cupcake Recipe You’ll need: Baked cupcakes Buttercream Icing (desired color) Gummy eyes or […]

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    Bald spot on lawn leads to father to learn a man was watching his daughters

    ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — A bald spot under a window of one man’s home caused him to make a disturbing discovery, WFTV reports. The window looked into his daughters’ bedroom. His girls are eight and 11 years old — and someone had been watching them. Orange County deputies said the father, who did not want to be identified, caught a man looking into the window. The suspect had reportedly moved a cinder block from the backyard to get a better […]

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    Woman with same brain cancer as woman who scheduled her own death shares message of hope

    Maggie Karner has a form of aggressive brain cancer — the same kind as Brittany Maynard, the Oregon woman who made national headlines after scheduling her own death. Karner encouraged her to choose life. Maynard had chosen Nov. 1 as the day of her death, choosing to drink a fatal mixture of medicine prescribed by her doctor. But Maynard has recently delayed her death, saying that it doesn’t feel like the right time. She’s still able to enjoy moments with […]