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    Disturbing “social experiment” video going viral, sparking debate

    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Video of a “social experiment” is gaining national attention and sparking an intense debate. The video shows a woman walking down the street in Myrtle Beach while wearing “stripper garb” and a reflective mask, and how people respond to the unusual sight. The uploader wrote this in the video’s description: “American Reflexxx is a short film documenting a social experiment that took place in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Director Alli Coates captured performance artist Signe Pierce […]

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    ‘Dry Dog Wet Dog’ : How your furry friend’s personality changes when wet

    Have you ever noticed that your dog’s look completely changes when wet? “Dry Dog Wet Dog” is a new photo project that is aimed at showing the difference with a before and after bath time photo. Serenah Hodson, photographer out of Australia,  is the one who created the project. Hodson told PetaPixel that she came up with the idea for the project after give her dogs a bath. “Their personalities change when they know it’s bath time,” she told PetaPixel. With her […]

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    Iowa man found not guilty of sexually assaulting his wife with dementia

    GARNER, Iowa — A jury found a 78-year-old man not guilty of sexually abusing his wife with dementia. Henry Rayhons was charged with sexual assault after staff members at a nursing home told him she was cognitively unable to consent to sex. His wife had a shared room with another patient at the nursing home, who reported hearing noises that made her uncomfortable. Rayhons testified that his wife, Donna Rayhons, continued to desire and even initiate sex. He said on the night […]

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    Gates Bar-B-Q closed due to chimney fire, expected to reopen

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Gates Bar-B-Q at 12th and Brooklyn remained closed at the noon hour after a fire sparked on the roof early Friday morning. Firefighters were called out at about 3:45 a.m. and found a fire in the chimney, caused by build-up of debris int he smokestack. Firefighters were able to put it out quickly. An employee inside smoking meats didn’t realize there was a fire until firefighters arrived on the scene. There was no physical damage to the […]

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    Man crashes sport bike, dies in accident

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One person is dead after a motorcycle accident. The fatal accident happened around 10 p.m. on Thursday near 53rd and The Paseo. Police say a man crashed his Honda sport bike, and officers found a helmet nearby, but aren’t sure if he was wearing it. Police say there’s a chance he lost control or hit something in the road. The victim’s name hasn’t been released yet.

  • DIY Terrariums

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Research done in hospitals, offices, and schools has found that even a simple plant in a room can have a significant impact on stress and anxiety. Friday morning, Dan Parker of Parker-Payne incorporated visited FOX 4 to share fun ways to build your own terrarium.

  • Visually impaired athletes share stories of competition and achievement

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Every year, the Kansas City Trolley Run winds through Waldo, Brookside and The Plaza, and everyone who participates helps the Children’s Center for the Visually Impaired. Friday morning, FOX 4 was joined by three race participants who all have a special story about their visual impairments. Amy Dixon, Richard Hunter and Mary wWnter each have amazing athletic achievements, watch their interview in the video player.  

  • As part of sexual assault awareness month, academy hosts self-defense training seminar

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — April is sexual assault awareness month. On Saturday, Warriors Academy KC is hosting a self-defense seminar for women. Owner and chief self-defense instructor of Warriors Academy KC, Frass Azab, and his student, Sara, stopped by FOX 4 on Friday morning to explain more about the seminar.

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    Hosmer RBI double leads to extra-innings win over White Sox following brawl

    CHICAGO (AP) — A benches-clearing fight led to five ejections several innings before Eric Hosmer hit the go-ahead double in the 13th to lead the Kansas City Royals to a 3-2 win over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday night. With two outs, Hosmer’s hit off Chicago’s Jake Petricka (0-1) brought in Jarrod Dyson. Wade Davis then pitched a scoreless 13th for his fourth save, giving Franklin Morales (2-0) the victory. Kansas City won for the fourth time in five […]

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    Another arrest made in massive fraudulent driver’s license investigation

    OLATHE, Kan. — More than 30 people face charges in a massive bribery case in Johnson County involving fake driver’s licenses. Police were still looking for two people, and have arrested one of them, Monica Henandez-Gonzalez. Antonio Garcia Simon, 27, is still sought. If you know anything about him, authorities ask you to call 785-296-4194. In a news conference Thursday afternoon, investigators explained that they had 32 people in custody as part of their investigation into fraudulent Kansas driver’s licenses. The investigation […]

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    In honor of Take Your Kid to Work Day, share a photo of you and your kiddo at work!

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Thursday is take your kid to work day. It’s a great time for parents to share with their kiddos what takes them away from home each day. FOX 4’s Kathy Quinn visited Sacred Heart Senior Care Center to hear from their staff and children, but we want to see what everyone around Kansas City is doing today. Be sure to share a photo with us below.  

  • Pulitzer Prize winning author visits KC

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Pulitzer Prize winner and author of the Liberation Trilogy Rick Atkinson is back in Kansas City for an event commemorating the 70th anniversary of Harry S. Truman’s presidency and the end of WWII.