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    AMBER ALERT Canceled: Child recovered unharmed

    OVERLAND, Mo. — Police canceled an AMBER ALERT issued Sunday afternoon, noting that the child has been recovered unharmed. The child was reportedly dropped off somewhere in South County, part of St. Louis County. The suspects are reportedly not in custody. Authorities did not immediately give new information on the suspect, Brian Keith Pullen, a Missouri convicted felon and a registered sex offender who was reportedly armed with a shotgun at the time of the abduction. William V. Bowen was […]

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    Alsation lamb ragout; peach and cherry cobbler recipe

    Alsation Lamb Ragout recipe Serves 8. 2 lb. Boneless leg of lamb cut into bite sized pieces 2 lb. Sliced Mushrooms 2 T butter 2 large yellow onions diced 1 t salt 1/2 t Paprika 1/2 t restaurant grind black pepper 1/2 t ground allspice 1/4 t ground cinnamon 1/4 c tomato paste diluted with ¼ c strong beef stock 1 c dry red wine (Cabernet or Burgundy) In a large sauté pan heat the butter and add the lamb […]

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    Black-eyed pea, corn, and rice salad recipe

    Black-eyed Pea, Corn and Rice salad 6 servings (1 ½ cups per serving) 31 oz. no-salt added black eyed peas 1 15.25 oz. canned, no-salt-added or low-sodium whole kernel corn 1 cup cooked brown rice 2 celery stalks chopped 1 bell pepper chopped 1 Tbsp. olive oil 1 Tbsp. water 2 Tbsp. of lemon juice 1 Tbsp. parsley 1/8 tsp. black pepper Combine all ingredients in a large bowl. Nutritional information per serving:  Calories 231 kcal, Fat 4.0 g., Sodium […]

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    Merriam Veterinary Care Center offering free dental X-rays

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — If you need a new furry friend or your current pet needs a dental X-ray, the Merriam Veterinary Care Center is the place for you. All month long the center is offering free X-rays in honor of February being National Pet Dental Heath Month. Just call (913) 742-7310. While you’re there you can also meet some of the dogs who are looking for forever homes.  

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    Ned Yost says he’s experimenting, letting Alex Gordon live out “fantasy” in center field

    SURPRISE, Ariz. — All of the Royals players are finally in Surprise, Ariz., and the first official team practice got underway Friday. Following the practice, FOX 4’s Al Wallace caught up with some of the guys in the clubhouse to get their take on what it’s like to have everyone back together. Danny Duffy “The whole team’s, you know, here today for the first time. It’s been nice to see everybody in here.” Mike Moustakas “Oh you know this is exciting […]

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    First birthdays: Feb. 18 – 19

    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!

  • Family, friends and teammates gathered Saturday, Feb. 18 to say goodbye to Coach Eric Driskell.

    Family, friends and teammates gather to celebrate life of Blue Valley Coach Eric Driskell

    LEAWOOD, Kan. —  As family, friends and teammates continue to mourn the loss of Coach Eric Driskell, they gathered Saturday to say their final goodbyes and honor the life of the coach at Church of Resurrection in Leawood. Coach Eric Driskell died on Wednesday at 43 years old after suffering a brain aneurysm Sunday afternoon. His organs were donated. Driskell’s wife, Kari, asked those who attended Saturday’s celebration of life ceremony to wear their Blue Valley High School tiger gear […]

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    Life of Blue Valley Coach Eric Driskell remembered during celebration of life ceremony

    LEAWOOD, Kan. —  As family, friends and teammates continue to mourn the loss of Coach Eric Driskell, they gathered Saturday to say their final goodbyes and honor the life of the coach at Church of Resurrection in Leawood. Coach Eric Driskell died on Wednesday at 43 years old after suffering a brain aneurysm Sunday afternoon. His organs were donated. Driskell’s wife, Kari, asked those who planned to attend Saturday’s celebration of life ceremony to wear their Blue Valley High School […]

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    Students on bus when wrong-way driver crashed into it, offered support, counseling

    WELLINGTON, Mo. – Some of the students riding on the bus that was hit by another car traveling the wrong direction on 291 Highway Thursday, attended a meeting Friday morning, where the district reminded them that counselors were available to them. The bus was taking Wellington-Napoleon boys and girls basketball team members, cheerleaders and coaches to North Platte for senior night. Then a southbound driver in the northbound lanes of 291 Highway struck the bus head on. The wreck sent the bus careening into […]

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    Weather for National Drink Wine Day is looking fabulous

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Go ahead, pour yourself a glass of wine to celebrate National Drink Wine Day. National Drink Wine Day is celebrated on Feb. 18, which is Saturday. Saturday looks to have temperatures reaching into the 70s so it may be a great day to get outdoors and check out a local winery. If you take photos while at your favorite winery be sure to tag FOX 4 on Instagram. We’d love to repost some of your photos.

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    Baby Ruw, KC’s youngest Chimpanzee, to reunite with her extended family

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Zoo is debuting its youngest Chimpanzee, Baby Ruw, this weekend. Ruw was born last April, but because her mother wasn’t caring for her, the zoo staff decided to care for her themselves. Her name, “Ruw”  is short for Ruwenzori, the nickname of the group that cared for her. She’s now ready to reunite with her extended family. You can expect to see her out Saturday and Sunday with her family. #cuteanimaltweetoff We're in […]

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    Woman shot outside AA meeting in Belton

    BELTON, Mo. — A man is charged in Cass County with the shooting of a woman at an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting on Valentine’s Day evening. According to the probable cause statement, Thomas Sanders, 24, was charged with assault in the 2nd degree after police responded to the area of North Scott and Turner Road and found a woman shot in her leg. Witnesses told police that they were outside the door of the Alcoholics Anonymous building, looking around because they thought […]