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  • DENVER ,CO--OCTOBER 21ST 2010--The gavel cracks on a foreclosure sale in the Public Trustees offices at the Wellington Webb building during a foreclosure auction Thursday morning. Andy Cross, The Denver Post

    KCMO man convicted of drug trafficking and money laundering

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A KCMO man was convicted Friday in connection to his role with distributing methamphetamine and money laundering, according to U.S. attorney Tammy Dickinson. 27-year-old Travis Ybarra of Kansas City was found guilty of participating in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. The charge cites the allege activities took place from Jan. 1, 2009 to Dec. 11, 2012.  Ybarra was also found guilty of participating in a money-laundering conspiracy that involved proceeds of drug trafficking. Prosecutors say Ybarra and 33-year-old […]

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    Joe’s Forecast: Dry afternoon..then more storms

    We’ve got a mild start to the day with 60s and 70s on the map. Later today we’ll see highs climb into the lower 80s with more clouds and rain in the forecast. Scattered rain and storms are showing up on the radar already this morning and will be lingering off and on throughout the day and tonight. Watch the forecast here to find out what we can expect heading into the weekend.

  • Andrew East, Anna Sarol and Shawn Johnson

    Shawn Johnson surprises injured Olathe Northwest gymnast in hospital

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. —  An injured Olathe Northwest gymnast got a special visitor Thursday while she was recovering in the hospital. Olympic gold medalist Shawn Johnson surprised Anna Sarol at Children`s Mercy. The 14-year-old is a gymnast at Olathe Northwest. She was injured while practicing and has little feeling in her legs. Family members say Anna started to cry when Johnson walked in. The Olympian’s fiancé, Chiefs player Andrew East, was also in on the visit.

  • CHAT Series to bring well-known guest to KC this fall

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Top celebrities will be visiting Kansas City in the fall for a brand new speaker series.  Gloria Rudd, mother of actor Paul Rudd, is the vice-president of the CHAT Series and Rob Adams is the CEO of Bishop-McCann.  The two say they are excited about the partnership and the guests the program is bringing to Kansas City. The program is designed to engage, entertain, educate, inspire and make change. Tickets for the Chat Series go on sale September […]

  • Tao Porchon-Lynch

    97-year-old woman still participates in yoga

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – From World War II activist to model to actress to dancer to master yoga teacher, Tao Porchon-Lynch proves age has no limits. The 97-year-old was most recently seen on “America’s Got Talent” and is now in Kansas City for some inspiring workshops.  

  • “Frozen” hit teachers nearly two years ago and became the number one animated movie of all time.

    Disney’s “Frozen on Ice” takes over KC

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – “Frozen” hit theaters nearly two years ago and became the number one animated movie of all time. Now the story line is taking over Kansas City with “Frozen on Ice.” The ice show runs from Fri. August 28 through Mon. August 31 at the Sprint Center.

  • Teens send important message to others through ‘Not Even One’ project

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — A group of metro teens has an important message to share to try to help those struggling with depression and thoughts of suicide. The students teamed up with Marillac Treatment Center in Overland Park to launch a teen suicide awareness project at Community American Ballpark. They call the project “Not Even One” and use the hashtag: #notevenone. Teens from St. Thomas Aquinas and Olathe South High Schools produced short videos that fans watched during the T-Bones […]

  • Sherrie Balmer, the coordinator from Marillac, Abbie Gartland and Kena Flood who are seniors this fall at Saint Thomas Aquinas joined FOX 4 to chat about what inspired them to create the project and what they want other teens to know about suicide prevention.

    Metro high school students team up to create #NotEvenOne campaign aimed at suicide prevention

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. –Some metro high school students recently teamed up to launch a project called Not Even One.  The meaning behind the project is that not even one suicide is acceptable. In an effort to launch the prevention project aimed to bring awareness to teen suicide the teens joined forces with Marillac. Marillac in Johnson County helps children and teens with mental and behavioral health problems. Sherrie Balmer, the coordinator from Marillac, Abbie Gartland and Kena Flood who are seniors this fall […]

  • Fire damaged a home in KCMO early Friday morning.

    Fire damages KCMO home, no injuries reported

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Fire damaged a home in KCMO early Friday morning. Firefighters say the fire started in a home in the 4800 block  of East 18th Street just before 2 a.m. The home was occupied, but no one was hurt, according to firefighters on the scene. Crews on the scene told FOX 4 that the fire was contained to a back room. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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    Charming boy is already a fabulous big brother, even before the birth

    A five-year-old boy is genuinely joyful when he learns the news that he’s going to be a big brother. “Is it in your belly now?” he asks his mom from his car seat in the back, moving his head so he can see her belly in the front seat. Sarah Bromby posted the video of her adorable son, who she says has been asking for a baby brother or sister.  

  • Suspect from robbery at Valley View Bank, located at 8100 W 151st Street.

    Man in memorable hat robs bank in Overland Park, flees police in stolen pickup

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Police responded to an armed robbery at Valley View Bank, 8100 W 151st Street, Thursday afternoon at about 4:45. Bank employees told officers a man displayed a handgun and demanded money from the teller. The teller complied and the suspect left the bank.  No one was injured during the robbery. As officers were arriving the suspect was seen fleeing the area in a pickup truck. Officers attempted to stop the vehicle; however the vehicle failed to stop for officers. […]

  • DeAnthony Wiley

    Suspect in ‘She’s A Pistol’ murder plans to plead guilty

    OLATHE, Kan. — One of four teens charged with trying to rob a Shawnee gun store and killing its owner is expected to take a plea deal Thursday. Prosecutors believe DeAnthony Wiley pulled the trigger in January, and killed “She’s A Pistol” co-owner Jon Bieker as he tried to defend his wife and co-owner, Becky. Wiley’s Attorney previously told FOX 4 that he is not admitting to being the gunman, but admitting that the murder occurred in the course of the […]