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    FOX 4 Healthy Habits Broccoli Soup recipe

    Broccoli Soup Makes 8 servings Ingredients: 1 large onion 1 large potato 1 medium carrot 2 large broccoli crowns 1 medium stalk celery 1 clove garlic 1½ teaspoons canola oil 1 whole bay leaf 1 cup low-fat milk 2 (14½-ounce) cans low-sodium chicken broth 1 ounce low-fat cheddar cheese ¾ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper Instructions: Rinse and peel onion, potato, garlic, and carrot. Rinse broccoli and celery. Dice onion and celery. Slice potato and carrots into thin […]

  • Former WDAF weatherman Dan Henry passes away

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Sadly longtime WDAF weatherman Dan Henry passed away Saturday afternoon at the age of 89. Henry did weather at WDAF for many years from the 1960s up to the early 1990s. “Dan said it would be like this!” was a popular phrase we used at WDAF. RELATED: Dan Henry sings with Valentine’s Day barbershop quartet in 2012 Watch a full weathercast from 1980 and 1987 with Dan Henry below:

  • Tips on how to keep guns safe inside homes

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — If you keep guns in your home, you need to keep them locked. There is lots of new ways to keep your family, and especially kids, out of danger. Brandon Plunkett is a former police officer. He stopped by the FOX 4 studio with a look at some of the options available for you. You can get more information from Brandon at Sporting Supply in Harrisonville. Their number is 816-380-2900. You can also find them online […]

  • The best spellers in Jackson-Clay Counties compete for a spot in Washington DC

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The best spellers in Jackson and Clay counties were at the library Saturday, to see who’s going to represent them in Washington DC. FOX 4 photojournalist Derek Carter gives us a look. Watch his special report in the video player above. Sophia Hoffman is the winner of the Jackson-Clay County spelling bee. She will go to Washington DC. Her winning word was “nomancy,” which means to divine by people’s names.

  • Olathe East senior McGinnis gets honored by peers after months of rehab

    OLATHE, Kan. — After spending months fighting for his life, an Olathe East senior is home. James McGinnis got a warm welcome back to his high school Friday night. His classmates honored him at the school’s basketball game. He missed his football senior night because he was still in the hospital. So the school held a surprise senior night for him. His classmates said they wanted to remind him he wasn’t forgotten. “We always wanted to do something for James […]

  • First Birthdays for February 28 – March 1

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – If you would like to submit a First Birthday picture, mail a hard copy of the photograph by the Wednesday before you want the photo to appear on air during the First Birthdays segment of FOX 4 Morning News. Mail the photo to: WDAF-TV Attn: First Birthdays 3030 Summit Kansas City, MO 64108. Please print the name as you want it to appear on the back of the photo. And include a self-addressed stamped envelope if […]

  • Pets: KC Pet Project pets for adoption

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — KC Pet project stopped by with an adorable puppy and some information about their Hoops for Hounds event in March. CLICK HERE for more information and tickets. KC Pet Project has three locations; the Kansas City, Missouri Animal Shelter on Raytown Rd., one in the Zona Rosa shopping center and one more location in Overland Park. CLICK HERE for current information on adoption specials.

  • Beef Stroganoff and Burgundy Sauce from Tavern in the Village

    Kelly Manning from Tavern in the Village stopped by the make Beef Stroganoff since it is so cold out as a comfort dish.  See their recipes below: Makes 8 orders of Burgundy Sauce 1/2 oz. olive oil 1 bay leaf 2 oz. burgandy/red wine 4 cups water 4 oz. demi-glace 2 oz. beef base 1 tsp. whole black pepper .25 oz. chopped fresh thyme 1 tsp. minced whole peeled garlic 5 oz. chopped yellow onion In a sauce pan add […]

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    Woman formerly called ‘Half-ton Killer’ gets new lease on life

    HOUSTON – A 1,000 pound woman, once known for taking the fall for her two-year-old nephew’s death, shares her weight loss journey after clearing her name and gaining a new lease on life. According to KTRK Mayra Rosales, who had been deemed the “Half-Ton Killer”, took the blame for her nephew’s death as a way to protect her sister, claiming she rolled her morbidly obese frame over her nephew killing him, but in reality had nothing to do with his […]

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    Lawrence police search for individuals believed to be armed and dangerous

    LAWRENCE, Kan. – Police are looking for a man and woman accused of multiple crimes, who they consider to be armed and dangerous. Rachael Ann Hampton, 20, and Robert Alan Long, 24, have warrants out for their arrests for Aggravated Kidnapping, Aggravated Robbery, and Aggravated Burglary, relating to an incident where three individual were shot, which occurred on February 8 of this year. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Hampton or Long is urged to call the Lawrence Police […]

  • Young women attend event to help them engineer prosperous careers

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Hundreds of girls are getting schooled in engineering, and organizers behind a metro event hope it’s giving them something to think about. Careers in engineering are wide open for women and FOX 4’s Pat Holloway shows us that they want to make sure girls know that engineering isn’t just a “boys club.”

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    Internet loses collective mind debating color of dress on Tumblr

    There’s a fierce debate taking over the Internet — and if you haven’t heard about “the dress,” you probably will soon. Tumblr user swiked uploaded a photo of a dress on Wednesday and asked: “Guys please help me – is this dress white and gold, or blue and black? Me and my friends can’t agree…” The image quickly went viral with some saying the dress is blue and black while others insist it’s white and gold. But how can this […]