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  • 13,000 without power in Northland and Liberty area

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A large power outage knocked out power to nearly 13,000 people Sunday morning. Reports came in around 8 a.m. of a loss of power. A KCP&L Outage Map shows nearly 13,000 customers are without power in the Northland area, near Pleasant Valley and Liberty. KCP&L has said they are aware of the problem and are already working to restore power to those affected, but did not have a reason for what caused it. FOX 4 will […]

  • Restaurant owner says nearby Confederate flag is hurting his business

    ORANGEBURG, S. C. — A Confederate flag flies high above a South Carolina restaurant. Some customers hate it, including the restaurant’s owner, but he says he can’t do anything about it. A broad stretch of John C. Calhoun Drive is flanked by two unambiguous landmarks. And each, in its own way, signifies exactly where you are. On the right, a sign welcoming you to Orangeburg, South Carolina, population roughly 13,000. More than three-quarters of the population is black. On the left, […]

  • Crews respond to house fire at 37th & Indiana

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Emergency crews responded to a house fire in KCMO Saturday. The call came out just after 8 p.m. Saturday of a house on fire near 37th and Indiana. Firefighters did not say what caused the fire. There were no injuries.

  • Job of the Day: June 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 June. June 1 1. Olathe, Kan. Public Works Dept. Budget & Performance Analyst 2. Unified Government of Wyandotte Co., Kansas City, Kan. Election Technician June 2 1. Johnson Co., Kan. Senior Human Resources Partner 2. Olathe, Kan. Public Works Dept. Civil Engineer June 3 1. Garnett, Kan. Police Officer 2. Sedalia, Mo. Airport […]

  • First birthdays: June 24 – 25

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — If you would like to see your little one on the air, submit your photo here. The First Birthday segments sponsored by Dairy Queen will air on your child’s first birthday weekends on the FOX 4 Morning Show from 6-8 a.m., Saturday and Sunday. Photos must be submitted at least one week prior to the child’s birthday. One person will be randomly chosen to receive a Dairy Queen birthday cake for their child’s 1st birthday!

  • Crash closes southbound 169-Highway at Barry Road

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Road crews have reopened the southbound lanes of 169-Highway after a crash caused a closure near NW Barry Road. A semi hauling heavy equipment struck a pillar of the bridge, causing debris to fall onto a vehicle. MoDOT has closed the southbound lanes of 169 as well as the Barry Road bridge due to safety concerns. The bridge has since been reopened. One person was taken to a hospital with injuries.

  • Police on scene of standoff near 74th and Wabash

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police are still on the scene of a standoff that began Friday morning. It was about 6 a.m officers when officers were called to a home near 74th and Wabash after someone reported shots being fired. When police arrived, the victim stated someone from inside the residence shot at him. Police say the suspect is refusing to exit the residence so negotiators have been called to the scene. The victim was not injured as a result of […]

  • Mo. man charged with robbing Overland Park bank

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A Missouri man was charged Thursday with robbing an Overland Park bank, U.S. Attorney Tom Beall said in a news release. Steven D. Lavy, 55, Kansas City, Mo., was charged in federal court with one count of bank robbery. A criminal complaint alleges that on June 21 Lavy robbed Bank of the West at 12080 Blue Valley Parkway in Overland Park. According to the complaint, He placed a blue bag on the counter and showed the […]

  • Replay: The FOX 4 Morning Show has gone to the dogs

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It’s Take Your Dog to Work Day and the FOX 4 morning crew decided to bring their furry friends to work celebrate. Click play in the video player above for a live look at the FOX 4 puppy cam that shows the dogs running free in the break room.

  • University of Missouri revokes Cosby’s honorary degree

    COLUMBIA, Mo. — The University of Missouri’s Board of Curators has voted unanimously to revoke an honorary degree it granted to Bill Cosby. University system President Mun Choi recommended that the board strip the comedian of a doctorate in humane letters he received in 1999. Choi cited allegations from several women that Cosby sexually assaulted them. Choi says Cosby’s actions do not reflect the university’s values. The university said at least 25 other colleges and universities across the country have […]

  • Easy dog treat recipes

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Dogs are known for their unconditional love for you and of course for their favorite treat.  The founder of Beer Paws, Crystal Wiebe, visited FOX 4 Friday to show us how easy it is to make your own dog treats.   No Bake Peanut Butter Dog Treats Ingredients: 1 Cup Peanut Butter 1/2 Cup Oats Pinch of Cinnamon and Ginger Directions: Step 1: Mix ingredients together thoroughly. Step 2: If you started with room temperature peanut butter, […]

  • Police investigating shots fired followed by crash involving city bus in area of 36th and Prospect

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — There was gunfire and a crash in the area of 36th and Prospect on Thursday night. Police tell FOX 4 that the incident started with a rolling gun battle at 41st and Prospect. One vehicle was hit a by city bus, then hit a power pole and came to rest in someone’s yard. Police say the people inside that vehicle fled. The driver of the other car fled the scene and has yet to be found. […]