At 9 a.m. Two Wyandotte County Sheriff’s Deputies killed in the line of duty honored

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  • Local mom turns son in to police for making inappropriate comments, gestures at 10-year-old

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — An Independence man who allegedly exposed himself to a 10-year-old is behind bars for his alleged actions because his mom turned him in to police. Jackson County prosecutors charged 28-year-old Joshua A. Williams with attempted enticement of a child and one count of attempted statutory sodomy with a person less than 12 years old. The alleged incident happened on June 13. According to court documents, Williams was not wearing a shirt when he pulled up and started […]

  • Tools you need for building an aquarium

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — June is National Aquarium Month, making it the perfect time to build an aquarium with your children and learn more about aquatic life. Local blogger Megan Peters visited FOX4 on June 19 to give our community an idea of what it takes to have a personal aquarium. Building one gives your children the chance to learn responsibility, critical thinking and patience. Aquariums can be a nice escape from technology and have soothing qualities. Tips for building […]

  • Warren Buffett to open GEICO service center in Lenexa, creating 500 jobs, sources say

    LENEXA, Kan. — Warren Buffett is bringing what he calls his favorite company to the metro. A new GEICO Insurance service center will open in Lenexa. It’s expected to create about 500 new jobs over five years, bringing a major boost to the economy. Business icon Warren Buffett was on hand for Tuesday’s announcement. His Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate owns GEICO. The insurer doesn’t appear to be wasting any time. It plans to start hiring for those positions immediately with the service […]

  • “Thank You”: Kelvin Herrera thanks Royals and fans for a great 12 years

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — After 12 years with the Kansas City Royals, pitcher Kelvin Herrera is heading to Washington to play for the Nationals, but before hitting the road he shared a sweet note with fans. In the note he tweeted Monday night he said Royals fans are the best, and he will miss them. “Thank you @Royals for everything these past 12 years, from the Glass family, to the FO, to my coaching staff, to my teammates, to every employee […]

  • 18-year-old charged with killing teen during robbery outside Olathe Mexican restaurant

    OLATHE, Kan. — Prosecutors filed charges Monday against an 18-year-old they believe killed a 17-year-old in an Olathe restaurant parking lot Friday just before midnight. Angelo Monteleone now faces one count of first-degree murder in Johnson County.   Police were called to the restaurant near I-35 and 135th Street – which is known as Santa Fe in Olathe. Police originally said the shooting started as a fight. Now prosecutors say the shooting happened during an attempted robbery.    

  • Missouri Lotto ticket sold in Liberty is a winner worth $2.9 million

    LIBERTY, Mo. — A millionaire was made in the metro this weekend. The Missouri Lottery says a ticket sold at Dirt Cheap Smokes & Liquor at 1177 W. Kansas St., matched all six Missouri Lotto numbers drawn Saturday night to win the jackpot prize of $2.9 million. The winning number combination was: 4, 11, 12, 13, 15 and 30. “If you’re the lucky player starting the week as the Missouri Lottery’s newest millionaire – Congratulations!” May Scheve Reardon, executive director […]

  • Memorial service scheduled for fashion icon, KC native Kate Spade

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Family and friends of fashion icon Kate Spade will gather Thursday in Kansas City to remember the 55-year-old. The memorial service will take place at Our Lady Of Perpetual Help Redemptorist Catholic Church in Kansas City, near Linwood and Broadway boulevards, at 3 p.m. The designer took her own life June 5. A housekeeper found her dead in her New York apartment. She leaves behind her husband, Andy, and her daughter, Frances Beatrix. Spade was born in Kansas City […]

  • Super sweet potato salad

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — If you’re looking for ways to reduce your calorie intake, but you don’t want to give up your favorite foods, you’ll want to try this recipe for a quick and healthy sweet potato salad from local blogger for Intentionally Eat, Cindy Newland. Ingredients: 4 large sweet potatoes 1/4 cup eggless mayo I like Vegenaise 3 ribs celery, chopped 1 bell pepper, chopped 1 cup pineapple, chopped 1/2 red onion, chopped 1 Tbsp stone ground mustard 1 Tbsp fresh parsley, chopped salt & pepper, to taste Directions: Prick the sweet potatoes with a fork […]

  • Man dies after being hit by SUV at 23rd & Harvard in Independence

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Police are investigating after a pedestrian was struck and killed in Independence. The crash happened Sunday around 1:30 p.m. at 23rd Street and Harvard Avenue. A 2012 Chevy Suburban heading west on 23rd reportedly entered the center median and struck the victim just east of Harvard. The victim was taken to a local hospital, where he passed away. The victim’s identity has not yet been released, but is described as a 54-year-old male.

  • WATCH: Community gathers for vigil honoring fallen deputies

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — The community has gathered in front of City Hall to honor the fallen Wyandotte County sheriff’s deputies Theresa King and Patrick Rohrer. The deputies were shot and killed during an inmate transport on Friday. There will be a visitation for Deputy King on Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Jack Reardon Civic Center. A release from Kansas City, Kan., police says that parking will be available in the eastern portion of a lot on Armstrong Avenue […]

  • Olathe police investigating deadly shooting in restaurant parking lot

    OLATHE, Kan. — The parking lot of a popular Mexican restaurant in Olathe became the scene of a homicide on Friday just before midnight. Police say there was a fight between two groups at Chapala Mexican Restaurant off of Interstate 35 and West 135th Street. During that fight– one person was shot and later died. Investigators are still following up on leads in this case. If you have any information, call (913) 971-6950 or the TIPS Hotline at (816) 474-TIPS.

  • First Birthdays: June 16

    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!