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  • Zachary Garrett

    KCK man who pleaded guilty to raping and sodomizing a two-year-old sentenced to 25 years in prison

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A Kansas City, Kan., man was sentenced to 25 years in prison on Friday after he pleaded guilty to raping and sodomizing a two-year-old girl that he also offered for sex to others on Craigslist at the end of October. Zachary Garrett appeared in court handcuffed and shackled and  didn’t say a word when Wyandotte County judge Wesley Griffin asked him if he had anything to say. Friday’s sentencing lasted less than 20 minutes. Family members were not […]

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    KC man faces robbery and armed criminal action charges for allegedly robbing at least 2 near Bay Water Park

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City man, identified by police as a member of a gang that this year became the focus of a Kansas City No Violence Alliance  group enforcement, now faces robbery and armed criminal action charges, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced Friday. Raymond L. Pierce, 18, faces two counts of first-degree robbery and two counts of armed criminal action. According to court records filed Friday, Pierce was among several suspects, identified by witnesses, who were […]

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    Police still searching for missing 70-year-old woman with Alzhemier’s

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Police are still searching for a missing 70-year-old woman who suffers from Alzheimer’s. Floreanne Mayfield was last seen at Hollywood Casino around 1:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 20. Police said she suffers from Alzheimer’s. She was last seen wearing a white t-shirt, blue jeans, black shoes, and wearing a tan jacket. Police are asking anyone who sees Ms. Mayfield, or has any information on her whereabouts to call 911 immediately.

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    Job of the Day: December

    December 1 1. Johnson Co., Kan. Mental Health Co-Responder 2. Johnson Co., Kan. Corrections Advisor December 2 1. St. Joseph, Mo. P/T Booking Officer 2. Sedalia, Mo Public Works Dept. Maintenance Technician December 3 1. Atchison, Kan. Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator 2. Franklin Co., Kan. Paramedic December 4 1. Atchison, Kan. Wastewater Mechanic/Operator 2. Merriam, Kan. Merriam Municipal Court Court Clerk December 5 1. Franklin Co. Kan. Public Works Associate 2. […]

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    With the cold days ahead you may need a ‘Midwinter’ cocktail

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Whether it’s just wanting to have a great time with friends or de-stress after a long week – the trusted bartender is always there for you. Friday, Dec. 2 is Bartender Appreciation Day so FOX 4 brought Jason Dowd with the brand new Lifted Spirits Distillery in the Crossroads to whip up one of his favorite winter drinks, as well as share more on the distillery’s grand opening. Midwinter  2 oz gin 2 dash of Angostura bitters […]

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    Fun events for the family in KC from Dec. 2-4

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. —  It’s almost the weekend and to celebrate, Kristina Light with KC Parent visited FOX 4 to share some fun things happening over the weekend of Dec. 3-4. Here are some of the events Kristina highlighted: The Culture House presents Child of Hope Holiday Luminary Walk at the Arboretum (& Sat) S’mores with Santa at the Alamo Coleman Dollhouse Opening at T/m Christmas at Mahaffie Click here for more fun events.

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    Chiefs’ Eric Berry plans to wear something special for Sunday’s game, which will be his first NFL game in his hometown

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Chiefs have a big game ahead of them Sunday as they head to Atlanta to take on the Falcons, and the game will mark the first time two of the team’s players get to play in front of their hometowns since joining the NFL. The last time the chiefs played in Atlanta was 2008. That was two years before the Chiefs drafted Atlanta-native Eric Berry. Sunday will be Berry’s first NFL game in […]

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    Man beaten while trying to sell iPhone 7 in Overland Park parking lot

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Joel Zillig, 32, of Independence, is charged in Johnson County, Kan., with robbery after police say he beat up a man from whom he was supposedly buying a cell phone and then stole the phone. The crime happened the day before Thanksgiving.  Police say Zillig met a man and his wife at the Sam’s Club in Overland Park, 8300 West 135th Street, to buy an iPhone 7. Instead of paying for it, police say he punched the […]

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    Overland Park man under house arrest after allegedly threatening restaurant and patrons

    OLATHE, Kan. — Jorge Restrepo, 46, of Overland Park was ordered to remain under house arrest upon his release on bond after he was charged in Johnson County with aggravate criminal threat. Prosecutors charged Restrepo because they say on November 30th, he went into the Burg and Barrell restaurant, 7042 West 76th Street in Overland Park and while intoxicated, made threats to ‘shoot up the business’ according to police. The manager and staff said they are familiar with him and that he made […]

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    Porchetta from Plowboys Barbeque

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — As the weather gets colder you may be looking for hearty meals to make for the family. Todd Johns,  owner of Plowboys Barbeque visited FOX 4 to share one of his favorite winter entrées that he says has a lot of “wow factor.” He also said they are opening a new location at 12th and Main in downtown Kansas City, Mo. Porchetta Ingredients: 5 lb pork belly 1 lb mild Italian sausage 2T fresh thyme 2T fresh rosemary 2T […]

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    Young Olathe boy who dreams of becoming a police officer raises hundreds of dollars to buy K-9 officer a vest

    OLATHE, Kan. — A little boy’s hard work is making a difference for one local police department. The group Going to the Dogs was able to present officer Axel with his K-9 vest Wednesday night thanks to 7-year-old Grant Schroeder. Grant, who dreams of being a police officer, heard about the group and decided to put together a Kool-Aid and cookie stand to help them raise money. In just three days, he raised  $1,200. Going to the Dogs says vests cost about $900 each, […]

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    After elderly man assaulted in Jackson Co., police release pictures of man they want to question

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Authorities released pictures of the man they believe assaulted and robbed an elderly man on Sunday, Nov. 27. Photos show a white male, possibly in his early 20s, wearing a camouflage cap, multi-colored flannel shirt, black pants and tennis shoes. He was getting inside a Kia Sorrento that is white. The Sorrento has damage, most notably red transfer paint on the driver’s side door. The elderly man was assaulted in the area of MO 7 Highway […]