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  • Teenage girl suffers life-threatening injuries after being shot in the head at KCMO apartment complex

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A teen girl has life-threatening injuries Wednesday after being shot at an apartment complex in KCMO, officials say. According to KC police, the shooting occurred around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Park Meadows apartment complex near 80th Street and Manchester Avenue. When officers arrived on scene, they found a teenage girl suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The girl was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. Police did not release any other details about a […]

  • Watch ‘A Christmas Story LIVE!’ and hear debut of new song ‘Count on Christmas’

    LOS ANGELES — On Sunday, Dec. 17, singer/songwriter Bebe Rexha will open A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE! on Fox 4 with a performance of the new song “Count on Christmas.” The song was written specifically for the live musical event by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, Tony Award winners for the musical “Dear Evan Hansen,” and lyricists of “La La Land’s” Academy Award-winning song, “City of Stars.” Pasek and Paul also composed “A Christmas Story: The Musical.” A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE! […]

  • One person charged in shoot out in Qdoba parking lot at Antioch Crossing

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City, Mo. man was charged Wednesday in a shooting in the parking lot outside a Qdoba Mexican Restaurant on Monday evening. Derick D. Jones, 28, is charged with unlawful possession of a firearm after, prosecutors say, he was involved in the shooting at Antioch Crossing shopping center at 53rd Street and N. Antioch Road in Kansas City, Mo., outside Gladstone. Court records say officers were dispatched to the scene Monday as shots rang out. […]

  • Off-duty KCK officer who shot and killed armed man at Lenexa Costco will not face any charges

    JOHNSON COUNTY, Kan. — Johnson County District Attorney Steve Howe announced Wednesday that the off-duty officer who shot and killed a man armed with a gun at a Lenexa Costco at the end of November will not face any charges. “It is our belief that this officer acted with extreme courage, and saved an unknown amount of innocent lives by his actions inside the Costco warehouse on Nov. 26,” Howe said in a news release Wednesday. The parking lot of […]

  • Cooking with Karli: 3 unique, yet delicious appetizers that won’t take long to make

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The holidays are full of parties –many that leave you frantically searching for a dish to make that won’t take a lot of time. Chef Matt Chatfield joined Karli Ritter in the Fox 4 Kitchen to whip up some delicious, yet incredibly simple appetizers that you can make in just a few minutes. Sticky PBJ Wings 1 1/2 cups grape jelly preserves 1/2  cup  creamy peanut butter 1/4  cup  red or rice wine vinegar 1/4 cup […]

  • Fox 4’s Christmas playlist to get you in the holiday spirit

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Need a little help getting into the holiday spirit? Local radio DJ Ivani Bing complied a playlist of some of her favorite Christmas songs for you to enjoy while cruising or cooking this holiday season. Click here to open the playlist in the Spotify app.

  • Photo gallery: These kids are not fans of Santa

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Happy holidays, KC. ‘Tis the season for pictures with Santa, which means parents across the world will be forcing their little ones to wait in long lines just to sit on the lap of a stranger in a red suit and tell him what they want for Christmas. For lots of kids this experience can be quite terrifying. Despite a photographer’s best effort to squeak toys, clap and in some cases dance to make a kid smile, […]

  • Police release composite of man who may have information about multiple rape cases in Lawrence, Manhattan

    MANHATTAN, Kan. — Police have released a composite photo of a man they say may have information to help them solve multiple rape cases in two Kansas college towns. The Riley County and Lawrence police departments are intensifying their efforts to solve several rape cases that have occurred in Manhattan and Lawrence since 2000 and appear to be connected. A serial rapist is believed to have attacked more than a dozen women from 2000 to 2008. Police said during the investigation of […]

  • Police identify man who died after shooting outside Kansas City business on Blue Parkway

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A man died Tuesday after being shot outside a business on Blue Parkway in Kansas City, police say. The shooting happened around 1:15 p.m. Tuesday near a business in the area of 6921 Blue Parkway, according to KCPD Captain Stacey Graves. Witnesses said they heard at least 8 gunshots in the area. Graves said the victim is a man in his 20s. The shooting marks the 139th homicide in Kansas City in 2017. The deadly shooting happened […]

  • K9 unit sustains stab wound in apprehension of Harrisonville suspect

    CASS COUNTY, Mo. — They don’t call him “Champ” for nothing. A Cass County Sheriff’s K9 unit is recovering after sustaining a stab wound in pursuit of a suspect Monday. Zachary T. Wilbanks, 17, of Harrisonville, Mo., was charged with resisting arrest and assault on a police animal. Cass County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a scene near 291 Highway and S. Commercial Street in Harrisonville around 5 p.m. Monday to assist Harrisonville Police engaged in a foot pursuit of a […]

  • Frugal and Fabulous diy lollipops to make your house look more festive

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — If  you’re hosting a Christmas dinner and have need help making your table look great without spending a lot of money, we have a solution for you that takes just a few minutes. Designer Stacy Widmar visited FOX 4 Tuesday, Dec. 12 to show off her frugal and fabulous idea for DIY lollipops. You can check out more frugal and fabulous ideas here.

  • Job of the Day: December 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 December. December 1 1. Jackson Co., Kan. Dept. of Corrections Records Specialist 2. St. Joseph, Mo. Software Support Specialist December 2 1. Lee’s Summit , Mo. Public Works Dept. Engineering Technician 2. Ottawa, Kan. IT Dept. Technology Services December 3 1. Johnson County, Kan. Senior Grounds Specialist 2. Lawrence, Kan. Public Works Dept. […]