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  • Young patients uplifted by storm troopers at University of Kansas Hospital

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — In a galaxy not so far, far away, children at the University of Kansas Hospital spotted some special visitors Thursday afternoon. Storm Troopers, a.k.a. Members of the 70th Explorers Garrison, stormed the hospital to cheer up patients. While Chewbacca stayed home, the character made for lasting memories in the young patients’ eyes. FOX 4 photojournalist Jon Haiduk was on hand for the fun seen in the above video.

  • FOX 4 Forecast: Final Hot Lake Report!

    A Heat Advisory runs through 8pm Friday evening…and may need to be extended into the weekend!  Afternoon highs hit 97 with Heat Index readings as high as 105. Friday will be hotter! To cool you off…check out the last Thursday Night Lake report of the season right here.  Plus, the Long Ranger keeps things dry even longer…all part of the early evening update.    FOX 4 Weather Blog Facebook Weather Alerts Follow FOX 4 Weather on Twitter Missouri Highway Conditions […]

  • KC Wolf Case settled and resolved, Dan Meers recovers after zipline fall

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Dan Meers, the mascot for the Kansas City Chiefs, has reached a settlement for the injuries he suffered while rehearsing on a zipline last November. Meers, 47, who had been KC Wolf for 24 years, suffered serious injuries, including seven broken ribs when he crashed down to the ground from the zipline.  He spent nine days in the hospital and then said he was off work for six months for therapy. “Didn’t go quite the way we […]

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    Contest: Advance screening of new film starring Liam Neeson

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The latest release from Universal Pictures, A Walk Among the Tombstones, stars a favorite: Liam Neeson. Although it opens nationwide on Friday, Sept. 19, FOX 4 has 30 passes for two to see the advance screening on Tuesday, Sept. 16 at 7 p.m. at Alamo Drafthouse. Neeson stars as Matt Scudder, an ex-NYPD cop who now works as an unlicensed private investigator operating just outside the law.  When Scudder reluctantly agrees to help a heroin trafficker […]

  • Ford Motor Company’s safe driving program targets teens

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — During the next two days, 400 teens from across the metro will receive advanced driver training as part of a free program from Ford Motor Company. The training sessions are taking place at Worlds of Fun. Ford and it’s dealers are expanding their commitment to support education, safety and community programs in Kansas City by more than $600,000 this year alone. The Ford Fund has given more than $10-million to local philanthropic causes during the last […]

  • Troy V. Duckworth, 69, has been missing since 6 p.m. on August 19. Police are seeking the public's help for his safe return.

    Missing man Troy Duckworth located in Independence

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police announced late Thursday morning that Troy V. Duckworth, 69, who was last seen on Tuesday, has been located in Independence. Police thanked everyone for their efforts in sharing Duckworth’s information. No other details have been released at this time.

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    Missing Obama statue recovered, proves somewhat comical

    BEAR CREEK, Pa. — A life-sized statue of President Obama that was stolen from a Pennsylvania woman, who was so distraught she had to be hospitalized, has been found. The statue was spotted in a park enjoying some Twisted Tea and a cigarette. According to WNEP, a viewer found the statue, took a picture and emailed it to the television station. WNEP reports at this time they’ve yet to learn if the statue has been returned to Tiffany Bruce, its […]

  • For entire month, couple uses only emojis, no words in texts

    For one month, a couple decided to run a test and use only emojis to communicate in their text messages.  As you would expect they ran into some challenges, but also experienced joy with this communication technique. Watch the video above for details on their experiment– and Nick’s and Kim’s reactions to it. Click here for the audio interview with the couple on New Tech City.  

  • Family shocked, mourning sudden loss of woman, 79, who died in crash

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A 28-year-old man has been charged with involuntary manslaughter stemming from a fatal crash that happened Tuesday night. The Wyandotte County District Attorney’s Office charged Joshua Brazeal with the crime, and also charged him with aggravated battery of a woman who was a passenger in the vehicle he wrecked as well as other traffic offenses. Geraldine Strader, 79, died of injuries she sustained in the crash in the 3800 block of Haskell Ave. Police said she was driving a Toyota […]

  • Honey can’t dance in real life but does it well in the movies

    FOX 4’s film critic Shawn Edwards spoke with Jessica Alba about her role in Sin City.

  • Lawrence Busker Fest to entertain university streets this weekend

    Entertainers from Lawrence’s Busker Fest performed on FOX 4’s Morning Show on Thursday. They’ll be in Lawrence August 22-24. Get a sneak peek at their acts in the video below.

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    Christmas jammies family does it again with back-to-school video

    They’re back. This time the Holderness family got dressed for their latest viral video. You may remember them from their Christmas jammies. But this time it’s all about big buses, we cannot lie. Baby got class.