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    Why you should let squirrels carve your pumpkins

    Tree rats can be feisty little rascals. They can also be good Halloween decorators. The proof is in the pumpkin.

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    Man rescued from television tower after parachute becomes entangled

    St. LOUIS — Firefighters rescued a parachutist who became stuck on the wires of a broadcast tower about 125 feet off of the ground and dangled for about two hours. First responders were dispatched Thursday night after the man’s parachute became stuck on the wires connected to the KETC-TV tower in south St. Louis County. Authorities haven’t said where he jumped from. A firefighter climbed the tower and passed an anchor to the man, who released himself from his parachute […]

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    FOX 4 Forecast: Freeze Warning Tonight

    Well below average temperatures continue today. At least we will have sunshine! Highs will only make it into the middle and upper 40s. Tonight, a Freeze Warning begins at 10pm lasting until 9am on Saturday. Temperatures will be dropping into the 20s under a clear sky tonight. Find out how long this cold air will stick around here in the full forecast! Have a safe and Happy Halloween!      FOX 4 Weather Blog Facebook Weather Alerts Follow FOX 4 […]

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    Charges filed in Overland Park bank robbery

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Federal charges have been filed against two men suspected of robbing a Bank of America in Overland Park on Wednesday. Clifton B. Cloyd, 53, and Steven A. Watts, 54, were charged with one count of bank robbery and one count each of brandishing a firearm during the robbery. According to court documents, during the robbery five bank employees and a customer were held at gunpoint. Cloyd, who was carrying a handgun, grabbed one of the bank […]

  • FOX 4’s Halloween Extravaganza

    Happy Halloween, Kansas City! FOX 4’s Morning Team put together a great show Friday to kick off the festivities. Highlights from the show are below.

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    Pictures: Kansas City’s Most Wanted

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — If you have information that could lead to the arrest of the individuals pictured below, call the TIPS Hotline at 816.474.TIPS or text 274 637 and include the code TIP452 in the message. All calls and texts remain anonymous. Some of these fugitives are wanted due to probation or parole violations. Others have warrants out for their arrest because of charges pending against them. The individuals in the latter category have not been found guilty in […]

  • Black Sheep Custom Cakes features Cannibal Cupcakes and more tasty treats for Halloween

    Nothing says Halloween better than cannibal cupcakes. Mike And Carey Elder of Black Sheep Custom Cakes have the perfect recipe. Mike is a three-time undefeated champion of TLC’s Ultimate Cake Off. Prior to his visit to FOX 4 News on Halloween he had been around the world featuring his cake sculptures. Not to be outdone, Carey holds a Guiness World Record for World’s Fastest Edible Vehicle. Cannibal Cupcake Recipe You’ll need: Baked cupcakes Buttercream Icing (desired color) Gummy eyes or […]

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    Bald spot on lawn leads to father to learn a man was watching his daughters

    ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — A bald spot under a window of one man’s home caused him to make a disturbing discovery, WFTV reports. The window looked into his daughters’ bedroom. His girls are eight and 11 years old — and someone had been watching them. Orange County deputies said the father, who did not want to be identified, caught a man looking into the window. The suspect had reportedly moved a cinder block from the backyard to get a better […]

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    Woman with same brain cancer as woman who scheduled her own death shares message of hope

    Maggie Karner has a form of aggressive brain cancer — the same kind as Brittany Maynard, the Oregon woman who made national headlines after scheduling her own death. Karner encouraged her to choose life. Maynard had chosen Nov. 1 as the day of her death, choosing to drink a fatal mixture of medicine prescribed by her doctor. But Maynard has recently delayed her death, saying that it doesn’t feel like the right time. She’s still able to enjoy moments with […]

  • Michael Keaton, Emma Stone, Edward Norton chat about ‘Birdman’

    Michael Keaton, Emma Stone, Edward Norton and more chat about the new movie ‘Birdman.’

  • Dr. Robin Ganzert takes us behind the movie set with our favorite animals actors

    When cameras roll and directors call, “action,” some of the most dependable, funniest, and most enthusiastic actors stand poised on four legs, with ears alert. what we see on screen is the result of meticulous preparation and professional teamwork. These eye-popping, heartwarming stories reveal the trainers, actors, directors, and animals in behind-the-scenes glory. American Humane Association certified animal safety representatives work carefully to ensure that no animals are harmed. Dr. Robin Ganzert works with animals on movie sets and ensures […]

  • Royals fan gets 15 stitches after being struck by Billy Butler’s ball

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One Royals fan is sporting her World Series souvenir for everyone to see, after being struck in the head during Game Six. Laura Stroud had great seats for Tuesday night’s game; at least she thought so until the sixth inning. That’s when someone in her section missed a foul ball hit by Billy Butler. The ball instead hit her in the head, and she ended up with 15 stitches. “Well I knew I got hit ‘cause […]