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    Joe’s Forecast: Misty night + some glaze

    A freezing rain advisory continues until 6AM Saturday morning. After that the gray weather will continue through early next week along with the potential of scattered areas of freezing drizzle/rain and scattered areas of liquid rain. Cold weather will continue as well. Sign up to have the forecast emailed to you every morning! Click here to add your name to the list.  Click here for FOX 4 Interactive Radar Check here for severe weather watches and warnings

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    Fort Riley soldier dies after he’s discovered suffering from head wound

    FORT RILEY, Kan. — On Tuesday, at about 5:30 p.m., a 1st Infantry Division Soldier was discovered with a head wound in his off-post residence in Grandview Plaza, Kansas, and died early on Wednesday. Spc. Matthew P. Grimes, 27, was assigned to B Co., 601st Aviation Support Battalion, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division. Grimes joined the Army in October 2012 and arrived at Fort Riley in August. No other individuals were injured. Police are investigating the circumstances of […]

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    Black Friday shopping ends in brawl for some

    (CNN) — Black Friday shopping turned violent for some shoppers  across the country who tried to get an early start Thursday. Holiday shoppers seemed to fight over flat-screen televisions. At some places customers attempted to fight with store security.  

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    Hilarious blog turned book attempts to explain children to parents

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The book “Science of Parenthood” is hilarious and features cartoons that try to explain the mysteries of children to their parents. Co-creator Jessica Ziegler visited FOX 4 to share more about the blog turned book and what inspired her and Norine to come up with the content.

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    Local company sends message with their name

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Most people on Black Friday are concerned with shopping and profits, but one company says they have different priorities. Kris Wittenberg, founder of Be Good To People visited FOX 4 to share more about her company and the idea behind it.

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    Unique ways to display memories around home

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — There’s so many fun things that happen in Kansas City each year. Finding a way to display memories from each event in your home without cluttering the walls and table can be difficult. Local artist Tammy Smith showed off some of the fun ways she has created to display Kansas City pride around your home.

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    Sweeten up those Thanksgiving leftovers with cranberry mayo

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Thanksgiving has come and gone and you likely have lots of food left over. Chef Eric Quisenberry from The Well shared a recipe for cranberry mayo that pairs well on a rotisserie turkey sandwich. Cranberry mayo Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups mayo 1/4 Cup Cranberry sauce 1 tsp. Whole grain Dijon mustard 1 Tb. Orange Marmalade 1/4 cup Apple, finely chopped 1/4 cup pear, finely chopped

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    Firefighters rush to Mission Hills home on fire

    MISSION HILLS, Kan. — Thursday evening, at about 5:50 p.m., firefighters from Consolidated Fire District #2 in Johnson County responded to a house fire at 6723 Willow Lane in Mission Hills. There was no immediate news on whether anyone was injured. Tune to FOX 4 newscasts for the latest Thanksgiving night.  

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    Cooking with Karli: Thanksgiving day recipes

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Happy turkey day! If you’re looking for a recipe to get you through Thanksgiving starting with the turkey and follow through to dessert, then Karli has you covered.   Turkey Serves 8 (1-1.5lb/person) Ingredients: 13 lb turkey 1 T dry sage 1 T dry rosemary 1 T dry basil ½ T paprika 3 T (approximately 3 cloves) garlic, minced 1-2 T olive oil 1 tsp salt 1 tsp pepper 1 onion (chopped in quarters & stuffed […]

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    Platte County prosecutors drop case against man accused of sex abuse

    DEARBORN, Mo. — A rural Missouri man no longer faces charges for sex abuse. The state dropped its case against 28-year-old Anthony Paden on Wednesday. Last month, Paden’s father Darren was sentenced to 50 years in prison for admitting to routinely raping a girl for 8 years, starting when she was five years old. Paden faced the same charges as his father, but Platte County prosecutors dropped the case and said the victim wants to avoid the stress of another […]

  • A KCK mother told FOX 4 that she has been living in fear since her teenage son with special needs was attacked.

    Two juveniles charged in battery of teen with special needs

    WYANDOTTE COUNTY, Kan. — The Wyandotte County district attorney announced Wednesday that the two people arrested in the battery of a teen with special needs have been charged as juveniles. One is 14-years old and the other is 12-years old. The 14-year-old faces one count of aggravated battery and one count of battery. The 12-year-old faces one count of aggravated battery. The district attorney hasn’t decided whether to pursue adult charges.

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    Thrifty Thanksgiving kiddie table ideas

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kids get bored fast.  Mom blogger Mikita Burton shared some fun activities parents can incorporate into the kiddie table this holiday season without breaking the bank.