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    As the President heads out, Justin Timberlake heads in

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Just as the President of the United States left Kansas City, Justin Timberlake coincidentally heads in. Timberlake is set to perform at the Sprint Center in downtown Kansas City on both Wednesday and Thursday night as part of his 20/20 Experience World Tour. Originally the singer was only scheduled for one show, however tickets sold out so quickly, the following night was booked for a second Kansas City show. Anyone who is lucky enough to see […]

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    Job of the Day: August 2014

    If you’re an employer and want to submit a job opening, click here. The following are job openings posted for the month of August. August 1 Peculiar, Mo. Public Works Dept. Field Crew Worker www.cityofpeculiar.com Wyandotte Co., Kan. Parks and Recreation Dept. Director www.wycokck.org August 2 1. City of Olathe, Kan. Web Developer www.olatheks.org 2. Atchison Public Library Atchison, Kan. P/T Children’s Circulation Clerk www.atchisonlibrary.org     August 3 1. Wyandotte Co., Ks. Parks and Recreation Dept. Director www.wycokck.org 2. Jefferson […]

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    Suspect enters guilty plea in premeditated Overland Park murder case

    OLATHE, Kan. — Christopher Shelton-Jenkins, the man accused of murdering Brandon L. Holmes, 21, who was found shot in his apartment last September, has recently entered a guilty plea to his premeditated first degree murder charge. RELATED: KCK man charged with murder in death of Brandon Holmes Police said Holmes was found shot in the chest in an apartment at the Meadow Hills Apartment Complex, located near 91st and Foster streets on the afternoon of Friday, Sept. 20. Holmes, Shelton-Jenkins and […]

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    12-year-old runs over teen then crashes truck into Olathe home

    OLATHE, Kan. — Police are investigating after a 12-year-old boy ran over a teen with a pick-up truck then crashed into an Olathe home. Olathe police confirmed around 1:30 p.m. on Saturday two boys were outside a home in the 900 block of S. Troost St. Police said the parents were home when a 12-year-old boy was outside with his 16-year-old brother. He got into the driver seat of an idling pickup truck, which was sitting in the driveway. The […]

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    Men tackle health and physical performance at local Warrior Combine

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Several dozen men showed up at the Blue Valley District Athletic Complex on Saturday, ready to be challenged at the Warrior Combine. The Warrior Combine is a nice alternative for guys who might not want to visit a doctor, but want to know where they stand physically; a chance for men to come out learn the basics about their health and performance abilities. The men were on a field with yellow team shirts on, but it […]

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    Delivery truck driver suspected of DUI crashes into Gladstone apartment building

    GLADSTONE, Mo. – Police are investigating after a man suspected of DUI drove a delivery truck and smashed it into the bottom level of a Gladstone apartment building, where one person was inside. Police said around 3:00 p.m. on Saturday an Iowa Steak Company delivery truck, which had a large cooler on the back of it, crashed into the bottom floor of an apartment building at the Bluffs Apartments complex, located at 7005 N. Bales Avenue. Officials said more than a dozen […]

  • First Birthdays for July 26-27

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – If you would like to submit a First Birthday picture, mail a hard copy of the photograph by the Wednesday before you want the photo to appear on air during the First Birthdays segment of FOX 4 Morning News. Mail the photo to: WDAF TV Attn: First Birthdays 3030 Summit Kansas City, MO 64108. Please print the name as you want it to appear on the back of the photo. And include a self-addressed stamped envelope if […]

  • What to do if you see a child inside a hot car

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — First responders say even a few moments can save the life of a child locked in a hot car and sometimes, smashing a window is the only solution. The common theme among all adults involved in hot car deaths is they never imagined it happening to them. RELATED: “Kids and Cars” works to prevent heat stroke deaths with petition drive stuffed animals FOX 4 spent the day on Friday talking with experts, all of whom said […]

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    Popular local artist tragically dies on hiking trip

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — David Goodrich, a well-known local painter, died tragically on a hiking trail in Utah. Other hikers estimate Goodrich died sometime Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning. Goodrich had reportedly been hiking for hours on Tuesday, and stopped other hikers along the way asking for food and water. His dog, Sophia, who went along with him on vacation, survived the trip. The 52-year-old was known in Kansas City for his large paintings, especially portraits of people he […]

  • Area police officer goes above and beyond to make sure elderly woman stays cool

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One Kansas City police officer includes cooling as part of his duty to protect and serve. Officer Patrick Bird answered a call of a disoriented woman near Linwood and Indiana. He drove her just a couple of blocks to her home where he discovered Helen Adams didn’t have a working air conditioner. Officer Bird to the Bishop Sullivan’s Elder Cool program and a little while later a new window air conditioning unit was delivered and being […]

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    Police find person who left porcelain dolls outside homes of little girls

    SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. — They sent a creepy feeling through several Southern California families, but authorities say the person who left porcelain dolls on doorsteps didn’t mean any harm. The Orange County Sheriff’s Department said Thursday that someone had left the dolls wearing nightgowns and lace dresses at as many as eight homes in a San Clemente neighborhood this week. The families were worried because they felt each doll resembled a young girl who lived in the house, setting off […]

  • Grandview gets impressive new playground

    GRANDVIEW, Mo. – A new playground in Grandview hopes to bring a different type of activity to the park it was built in. It’s a mad dash to the top; all elbows and knees. Even the smallest want to be included. The jungle of ropes is a newly built structure at Valley Park in Grandview. And the kids at Camp Kaleidoscope were there on Thursday to break it in. The point of this playground is that anyone can play on […]