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    FOX 4 Forecast: Fabulous day ahead

    The filtered sunshine will send temperatures soaring into the middle 70s. We get even warmer heading into the upcoming weekend but unsettled weather returns. We’ll talk details in the updated forecast here:  Click here for FOX 4 Interactive Radar Check here for severe weather watches and warnings Sign up to have the forecast emailed to you every month  Click here to add your name to the list.

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    How to make pork carnitas from Zocalo

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — In honor of Cinco de Mayo, FOX 4 and Zocalo chef Ty Wood are whipping up a delicious recipe. Watch the video above to learn how to make pork carnitas. Pork Carnitas Serves 8 6.5-7 pounds boneless pork shoulder, cut into 6 pieces 3 oz. dried guajillo chiles ½ cup orange juice ½ cup cola ¾ cup apple cider vinegar ½ teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon cumin 1/2 teaspoon cloves ½ teaspoon peppercorns […]

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    9-year-old KC boy and 28-year-old KC woman die in Franklin County crossover crash

    FRANKLIN COUNTY, Kan. — Two people including a young boy were killed in a crash on Tuesday night in the northbound lanes of Interstate 35 north of Ottawa, Kan. The accident happened at about 6:45 p.m. According to the online accident report, a Toyota Camry was southbound on I-35 when an Infiniti G  was northbound on I-35. For an unknown reason, the driver of the Toyota Camry lost control of her vehicle and crossed the median. The Infiniti struck the Toyota broadside. Both vehicles came […]

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    Jeep rolls over, crashes into median along 69-Highway

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — One man is in the hospital Thursday after a crash in southern Johnson County. Police say the driver was heading north on 69-Highway when his Jeep ended up in the median and then crashed between the overpass at 191st Street. The Jeep landed upside down in the westbound lanes of 191st. The driver’s injuries are described as non life-threatening.  

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    Self serve bar affords beer enthusiasts a chance at sampling discovery

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — For beer enthusiasts, sometimes the biggest thrill is finding a brew you’ve never tasted before. Unfortunately, that “sometimes” means going through plenty you’d rather forget. In the video, FOX 4 photojournalist Jon Haiduk takes us to the local pub where discovering that new taste won’t set you back so much.

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    PHOTOS: World’s largest weather classroom never ceases to amaze

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Guiness Book of World Records confirms it. FOX 4’s School Day at the K is the world’s largest weather classroom, and the latest edition of the weather science show is no different, bringing over 15,000 students to Kauffman Stadium on Wednesday. Baseball caps take a backseat to thinking caps. Students from schools all across the metro came to learn from FOX 4’s Chief Meteorologist Mike Thompson and his weather staff, as the home of the […]

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    Woman says neighbor terrorized family with loud sex

    RED LION, Pa. – A Pennsylvania woman says her family put up with the neighbor from hell for two years and “should have started calling the police a year ago.” On March 21, Red Lion police were indeed called and responded to reports that the neighbor, 25-year-old Amanda Marie Warfel, was “loudly fornicating and banging around her bedroom to the degree that the [victim’s] dresser and her own bed shook,” per an affidavit of probable cause. The York Daily Record spoke […]

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    Tractor-trailer crashes into guardrail, causes 69-Highway to close for nearly 9 hours

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. —  69-Highway is back open Wednesday is back open after a tractor-trailer crashed. The accident happened near 151st and 69-Highway around 7 p.m., Tuesday. Crews worked for nearly nine hours to clear the roadway. The driver of the tractor-trailer was driving south on 69-Highway, when he lost control and swerved into the northbound lane. The tractor-trailer had two trailers carrying cornmeal. The biggest impact happened when the truck hit the bridge. It caused cement to fall on several cars below. The cement […]

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    Job of the Day: May 2016

    If you’re an employer and want to submit a job opening, click here. The following are job openings posted for the month of May. May 1 1. Circuit Court Of Jackson County, Mo. Coordinator Legal Services 2. Atchison, Kan. Patrol Office May 2 1. Circuit Court Of Jackson County, Mo. Detention Facility Supervisor 2. Franklin Co. Kan. Seasonal Worker May 3 1. St. Joseph, Mo. Transportation Planning Manager 2. Lee’s Summit, Mo. Police Dept. Communications Specialist May […]

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    Lee’s Summit driver examination facility evacuated after reports of gas leak

    LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. —  Employees at a driver examination building near Volburn and Independence in Lee’s Summit, Mo., were evacuated Wednesday morning after reports of a gas leak. Employees say they smelled gas when they arrived at work around 7 a.m. The building was evacuated but not injures were reported. Employees were allowed back inside the building around 10:15 a.m., and testing began for the day after being placed on hold due to the leak.

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    Your guide to the 2016 School Day at The K

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The FOX 4 crew has taken over Kauffman Stadium Wednesday, May 4. Watch some of the videos in this post for a preview of what to expect if you’re headed out to the stadium for the show. Here’s a look at the weather for School Day at The K: Schedule: Kris Medlen will be the starting pitcher for the Royals. The 30-year-old is 1-2 with a 4.87 ERA so far this season. Stephen Strasburg will be the […]

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    Kearney community supports, prays for 11-year-old girl with stage 4 kidney cancer

    KEARNEY, Mo. — Her name is Elli Cunningham and her story will make you once again think how much ‘Cancer sucks’ and how it strikes the innocent indiscriminately without shame. According to the GoFundMe page set up by friend Ed Barger, Elli is an 11-year-old girl from Kearney, who is battling cancer.  The Go Fund Me page was set up to help raise money to support Elli and her family as she goes through a long battle against cancer that […]