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  • KC man, whose alleged actions initiated an AMBER Alert, behind bars and facing charges

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The 18-year-old Kansas City man whose alleged actions initiated an AMBER Alert Thursday now faces multiple charges. Prosecutors charged Anthony King with one count of first-degree robbery, one count of armed criminal action and one county of unlawful possession of a firearm. According to court documents, King shot 15-year-old Brajaean Sledge’s 62-year-old grandfather Thursday evening in his own home then took off with his wallet, phone, car and granddaughter. Court documents say after the shooting the 62-year-old […]

  • Independence man charged with murder after shooting man who almost ran into him

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Prosecutors filed charges against an Independence man in connection with a deadly shooting that happened at a convenience store Saturday. Marc A. Barron, 19, faces one count of second-degree murder and one count of armed criminal action in the shooting that killed Cahoone Littlejohn. According to court documents, Independence police officers responded to the parking lot between the FavTrip Gas Station and A & M Cleaners on 23rd, between Ralston and Hardy Saturday afternoon. Police said Barron and Littlejohn got […]

  • Semi truck crashes over edge of overpass on I-670 at I-70

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A truck driver was injured Sunday when his semi crashed over the edge of an overpass and plummeted onto the ground below. The crash happened around 4 p.m. on Interstate 670 near I-70. Bill Newcamp was working at the scene at the time and saw the crash. He told FOX4 he called 911 and rushed over to the wreck, and found the driver alert and attempting to get out of the truck. He said the man […]

  • First birthdays: June 23 – 24

    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 6-8 a.m. Saturday and 7-9 a.m. 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!

  • Missing teen from AMBER alert safe, unharmed

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The teen at the center of a case first thought to be an abduction, but was later determined that she was not abducted, is safe and uninjured. Police said around 6 p.m. Saturday, 15-year-old Brajaean Sledge, entered a Kansas City police station and identified herself. She was uninjured, police said. Sledge disappeared Thursday night after her grandfather was shot. Police at the time said they believed she was with 18-year-old Anthony King. Police still want to […]

  • One person dead in shooting at 28th & Kensington in KCMO

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police are investigating a deadly shooting in KCMO on Saturday. At about 5:45 p.m. Saturday, officers were called to the 2800 block of Kennsington on a reported shooting. On arrival, officers found one adult black male shot inside a residence. He was pronounced deceased at the scene.  He was identified as 30-year-old Michael Hooker on Sunday morning. There were witnesses at the scene that are talking with detectives. Police said they are looking for one black […]

  • Police investigate deadly shooting at Independence gas station

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — A fight turned into a deadly shooting Saturday afternoon in Independence. It happened in the parking lot between the FavTrip Gas Station and A & M Cleaners on 23rd, between Ralston and Hardy. Police said two men got into an argument, which led to one man being shot and killed.  He was identified on Sunday as  24-year-old Cahoone N. Littlejohn of Independence. Police said there were multiple witnesses to what happened, and the gas station has multiple cameras […]

  • Research Medical Center nurses protest against staffing shortages, high turnover

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Nurses at Research Medical Center picketed outside the hospital Friday evening, protesting what they say are staffing shortages and high turnover rates. The National Nurses Organizing Committee, which is in contract negotiations with Research, represents 698 registered nurses at the hospital. They said, in 2017, Research Medical Center hired 188 registered nurses but lost 169 nurses the same year. In addition, nurses said Research isn’t following their own staffing requirements. “Staffing is our number one concern, and […]

  • Police no longer believe missing Kansas City teen was abducted from home after shooting

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City police no longer believe a missing teenage girl was abducted from her home. Police told FOX4 Friday afternoon Brajaean Sledge, 15, is still missing and endangered, but they can no longer confirm she was abducted. Sledge disappeared Thursday night after her grandfather was shot. Police believe she is with 18-year-old Anthony King who is approximately 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs 140 pounds. Police want to speak with King about several crimes surrounding […]

  • Shawnee man charged in deadly shooting, police K-9 assault in Platte County

    PLATTE COUNTY, Mo. — A Shawnee man is now facing charges after allegedly shooting and killing a 25-year-old man Thursday in Houston Lake. Coty Borst, 26, has been charged with second-degree murder and armed criminal action in Platte County in the death of Jacob Stowers. He was also charged with misdemeanor assault of a police animal. Court documents say Borst allegedly shot Stowers from behind Thursday night at a home on Venetian Drive in Houston Lake, a small town in […]

  • Cancer survivors, caretakers will be honored during special lap at local Relay for Life events

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — On Saturday people will gather at two local locations to raise money for the American Cancer Society as part of the Relay for Life event. The event runs from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. and it takes place on a track. This a subtle reminder that cancer never sleeps, and for one night, neither do participants. The KC north event is at South Valley/Discovery Middle School, 1000 Midjay Dr., Liberty, Mo. Loren Halifax and Pat McGonigle […]

  • Hundreds gather to honor lives of two Wyandotte County deputies killed in the line of duty

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Hundreds gathered Thursday morning at Children’s Mercy Park to honor the two Wyandotte County Sheriff’s deputies killed in the line of duty last week. Theresa King and Patrick Rohrer were shot and killed last week ago by an inmate during a transport from court back to jail. Rohrer died Friday at the age of 35. He leaves behind a wife and two small children. King died early Saturday at the age of 44, leaving behind three children. […]