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  • One person sustains life-threatening injuries in crash at Paseo & 51st Street

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One person was injured in a crash Sunday afternoon. A driver reportedly lost control of a vehicle and left the roadway, entering the grassy median and striking a tree on the Paseo near 51st Street. Authorities said one person was transported to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries. FOX 4 will have updates as details emerge.

  • KU fans watch a disappointing end to tournament run

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It’s the end of the road for the Kansas Jayhawks. Tyler Dorsey scored 27 points and Jordan Bell was two blocks away from a triple-double as Oregon upset No. 1 seed Kansas 74-60 in the Midwest Regional final. Joining Oregon in the Final Four is Gonzaga, which trounced Xavier 83-59 in the West Regional championship. The atmosphere at the Power & Light District was quiet and somber as a deflated crowd watched their beloved Jayhawks fall to […]

  • One dead, one injured in crash on 435 near Stadium Drive

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One person has died and another was injured in a crash on Interstate 435 Saturday. The crash happened around 7:45 p.m. on I-435 near Stadium Drive. One vehicle reportedly left the road way, resulting in the death of one occupant, while another was injured. Police did not say if the injuries are believed to be life-threatening. FOX 4 will have updates as details emerge.

  • Matador injured during bullfight in the worst way

    Warning: video may be disturbing. View discretion advised. MEXICO CITY — So goes the old saying: You mess with the bull, you get the horns. One unlucky matador learned that in the very worst way. On Tuesday, matador Antonio Romero sustained severe injuries during a bull fight when he was gored in the backside. Well into the fight with a 1,160-pound bull named Caporal, Romero had already stabbed the beast several times before he made a crucial misstep. Romero goads […]

  • First birthdays: March 25 – 26

    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 7-9 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 on I-70 kills one; another crash involves 5 vehicles

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Two serious crashes, one resulting in a person killed, occurred late Saturday morning around the same time. As the rain came down and the pavement was wet, the crash on I-70 at Blue Ridge Cutoff, ended the life of one person. It happened in the westbound lanes of I-70. At about the same time, five vehicles were reportedly involved in a crash at 72nd and Troost. One of the cars hit a building, witnesses reported. Drive […]

  • FOX 4 news anchor Phil Witt announces retirement

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Phil Witt, Anchor of Kansas City’s number-one-rated FOX 4 News at 6:00 pm and 10:00 pm, has decided it is time to retire. “Although I am healthy and active and could continue to report news in Kansas City for several more years, I am looking forward to moving on with my family to new chapters in life while I’m still young enough to really enjoy them,” said Witt.  “I intend to stay very engaged with community […]

  • Barn full of hazards catches fire in Kansas City, Kan.

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A barn in Kansas City, Kan., with chemicals, vehicles and ammunition inside, caught on fire Friday morning. The fire department responded to the barn in the 1800 block of Alma at about 11:10 a.m. That’s near South 18th Street Expressway and Merriam Lane. Thirty-one firefighters responded with 14 fire equipment units. There were also propane tanks on the scene. Firefighters say under these conditions, when there is ammunition ‘popping’ and other explosives they douse the fire […]

  • Overland Park woman convicted of stealing then selling clothing will spend 19 months behind bars

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — An Overland Park woman who pleaded guilty to theft in January learned her fate Friday for the crimes she committed in the Spring of 2015 and then again in November 2016. Kelli Jo Bauer, 47, was sentenced to 19 months in prison without probation. She will also have to pay $22,000 in restitution. Bauer pleaded guilty on Thursday, Jan. 26 in Johnson County to stealing from Kohl’s department store, 12381 W. 95th Street in Lenexa. Kohl’s […]

  • Job of the Day: March 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 March. March 1 1. Harrisonville, Mo. Codes Enforcement Officer 2. Overland Park, Kan. Finance & Accounting Dept. Audit Assistant 3. Jackson Co., Mo. Assessment Dept. Research Analyst 4. Jefferson Co. Kan. Truck Driver/Laborer March 2 1. Lawrence, Kan. Parks and Recreation Director. 2. Circuit Court Of Jackson Co., Mo. Residential Services / Detention Shift […]

  • Overland Park fire caused more than $20-million in damage

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — The city of Overland Park says the estimated dollar loss from Monday’s fire exceeds $20-million. The city estimates the fire caused between $23- and $25-million in damages. CityPlace sustained approximately $20-million in damages. The estimated cost of damages to the 25 affected homes ranges from $3-to $5-million. “Officials caution that this is an estimate based on exterior damage and property values,” Overland Park communications manager Sean Reilly said. “A specific dollar loss will be determined at a later […]

  • Hunter and Scout want to educate your kids about poison safety

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. —  Did you know, half of all calls to poison control centers involve kids, and 90-percent of them happen in a home. In recognition of National Poison Prevention Week FOX 4 invited Hunter and Scout from the Mesner Puppet Theatre to share some tips parents should share with their kids about poison safety. Stefanie Baines from the University Of Kansas Health System’S Poison Control Center joined the two, along with theatre art director Mike Horner to explain what items […]