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  • KC police searching for missing 29-year-old woman

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police are looking for 29-year-old Jamie Toliver, who has not been seen since April 14. According to police, Toliver was dropped off that evening near 39th Terrace and Oakley, and her family hasn’t heard from her since. Police describe Toliver as a light-skinned black female who is 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighs about 125 pounds. She has brown hair and eyes and was last seen wearing white shorts, a white shirt and brown sandals. […]

  • Jimmy John’s has clever response to KCPD’s quick capture of robbery suspect

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City police announced Friday that they had captured the man seen pulling a gun on a Jimmy John’s employee, and the sandwich shop seized the opportunity to stretch their well-known slogan as a way to say thank you. On Twitter Jimmy John’s responded to the Kansas City Police Department and said, “Wow, Freaky Fast capture! KC police are Rockstars!” Police said the public’s tips helped them identify and capture the man who is seen on surveillance […]

  • 58-year-old KC man killed in motorcycle crash in Henry County

    HENRY COUNTY, Mo. — A Kansas City man is dead after crashing his motorcycle Thursday afternoon. The crash happened around 3 p.m. as 58-year-old Merritt Parks was riding on 2-highway west of Windsor. He crossed the center line, went off the road, hit an embankment and was thrown from the motorcycle. It appears Parks was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

  • How you can use social media to turn your hobby into extra cash

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — With the power of social media, lots of moms are turning their favorite hobbies into growing business. Jennifer Allwood from The Magic Brush, who has more than 270,000 likes on her Facebook page, sat down with Kim Byrnes to share some of her practices that helped turn her crafting hobby into a full-time job.

  • Job of the Day: April 2017

    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. Merriam Kan. Parks & Recreation Dept. Marketplace Coordinator http://www.merriam.org 2. Atchison Co. Kan. 911 Dispatcher http://www.atchisoncountyks.org April 2 1. Unified Government of Wyandotte Co., Kansas City, Kan. Parks and Recreation Dept. Summer Laborer http://www.wycokck.org 2. Deanna Rose Child Farmstead Overland Park, Kan. Animal Care Attendant http://www.opkansas.org April 3 Overland Park, Kan. Parks Services Dept. […]

  • Three charged with murder, after victim found in KC with 20 stab wounds to head, neck, back

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Three people have now been charged in the murder of Michael Luckey, 29, of Osawatomie, Kan., whose body was found on Blue River Road in early April. Micah Dozier, 18, Tayelor Fitzpatrick, 20, and Larry Wren, 18, are charged in Jackson County with murder in the first degree, armed criminal action, robbery and tampering with evidence, related to the murder of Luckey. Police responded to 8100 Blue River Road on Wednesday, April 5th, at about 12:40 p.m., to […]

  • Sporting KC’s Cameron Porter makes paleo chicken fingers

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The FOX 4 kitchen is a popular place to be and filled with delicious food. Sporting Kansas City’s forward, Cameron Porter, even stopped by to visit Nick Vasos and show off his cooking skills. During his visit, Porter shared and demonstrated one of his favorite recipes for paleo chicken fingers. Check it out in the video above or scroll down to determine what you need to purchase the next time you’re at the grocery store. Paleo […]

  • Man seen pulling out gun while ordering sandwich at Jimmy John’s arrested

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City police say thanks to the public’s tips they have identified and arrested the man accused of pulling out a gun while ordering a sandwich at Jimmy John’s. On Thursday police released clear surveillance video of the armed robbery at the Jimmy Johns located at 3900 Broadway Blvd. The robbery happened just after 9:00 p.m., Wednesday. The man wearing a light blue hooded sweatshirt entered the restaurant, placed an order, then pulled a gun instead […]

  • Law enforcement steps up security at Center Middle School after recent Snapchat threat

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police are investigating after a threat made on social media was directed toward students and staff at Center Middle School near 103rd and Wornall Road. The threat was made Thursday night on Snapchat the district said. Police say they are working with school security to identify the suspect who they believe is a student. They will be at the school Friday to ensure everyone’s safety. Kelly Wachel with Center School District said they could not release details about […]

  • FOX 4’s weather team is tracking rain

    Not seeing what you’re looking for? Try our other live stream. Live news broadcasts are displayed in the player above; when no news is being broadcast live, you’ll see a replay of recent newscasts. Not seeing what you’re looking for? Try our other live stream. Click here for more on this weekend’s forecast. The FOX 4 weather team will have updates on the forecast every quarter hour in the video player above. Click here for FOX 4 Interactive Radar Click […]

  • New, inspiring club at Olathe North H.S. grants 1st wish for 3-yr-old with leukemia

    OLATHE, Kan. — A boy in Olathe learned on Thursday that his wish to go to the beach and swim with sea turtles is coming true! The Olathe North High School Wish Club raised more than $5,000 to fulfill the wish for the three-year-old little boy named Will, diagnosed with leukemia. On Thursday morning, during an all-school assembly at Olathe North, 600 E Prairie Street, the Wish Club revealed to Will that his wish will be granted. This school year, […]

  • Local family psychologist addresses how to bring up tough topics your kids are seeing on TV, phones

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A new Netflix series, “13 Reasons Why,” addresses serious topics that can be difficult for parents to bring up in conversation with their children. FOX 4 invited family psychologist Dr. Wes Crenshaw into the studio Thursday to share insight on how parents can use these types of shows as teachable moments. Dr. Wes then answered viewers questions on Facebook then addressed those most common questions on-air 30 minutes later. (That segment is available above). There was so […]