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  • 19-year-old gunned down in Gladstone identified

    GLADSTONE, Mo. — Police have identified the man shot and killed in Gladstone, Mo., as 19-year-old Marc A. Bogart. Police said Bogart is Gladstone’s first homicide of the year. Bogart was found shot in the back seat of a red SUV near Northeast 70th and North Indiana at the Bluffs Apartment Complex Monday, July 21. “This looks like a really safe and quiet place to live,” said Matlin Eubanks, who lives nearby. But Monday night the Gladstone apartment complex was […]

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    Police identify man who died after struggle

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Police identified a homicide victim who died on Saturday as 46-year-old Anthony T. Beasley, a KCMO resident. Police are still investigating after discovering a man and a woman involved in a struggle with Beasley when police arrived to the scene. At approximately 7 p.m. on Saturday KCPD officers were called to 5442 Norton where a reported disturbance was said to be taking place. When police arrived at the scene they discovered a man and woman struggling with Beasley. Officers […]

  • Suspect’s brother talks about deadly shooting of 5-year-old girl

    ATCHISON, Kan. — The family of the suspect involved in Friday night’s deadly shooting is speaking out about the loss of a five-year-old girl, and their family member who may be responsible for her death. “I love him and when I got the news what`s going on, I`m having emotions. I`m up and down like a roller coaster,” said the younger brother of the 30-year-old shooting suspect, a man in pain following the news that his older brother was part […]

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    KBI special agent: No evidence indicates little girl was struck by police gunfire

    LEAVENWORTH, Kan. — Agents from both the Leavenworth Police Department and the Kansas Bureau of Investigation gave information regarding the alleged abduction and shooting death of a five-year-old Atchison girl during two different press conferences Saturday. The Chief of Police for the Leavenworth Police Department, Chief Patrick Kitchens, revealed Saturday morning in a news conference that five-year-old Cadence Harris was the child who was killed Friday night after she was allegedly kidnapped and shot when her alleged kidnapper fled from police and exchanged gunfire […]

  • Suspect’s grandmother talks about what led up to deadly shooting of 5-year-old girl

    ATCHISON, Kan. – The grandmother of the suspect involved in an officer involved shooting, which resulted in the death of a five-year-old girl, is speaking out about what happened leading up to Friday night’s tragic events. A video the suspect’s family took just hours before her death shows five-year-old Cadence “Cady” Harris learning how to ride a bike in driveway serving as a playground for a family on a sunny day. Even though Cady wasn’t the suspect’s biological daughter, the […]

  • Pets: Great Plains SPCA

    CLICK HERE to see more pets up for adoption CLICK HERE to donate to the Great Plains SPCA Adoption Center: 5424 Antioch Drive Merriam, KS 66202 (913) 742-7326 Monday, Wednesday-Friday: 12:00pm-7:00pm (winter hours) Saturday-Sunday: 11:00am-6:00pm Lost Pet & Intake Center 9800 West 67th Street Merriam, KS 66203 (913) 742-7329 Monday-Friday: 10:00am-6:00pm Saturday-Sunday: 11:00am-6:00pm Veterinary Care Center 5428 Antioch Drive Merriam, KS 66202 (913) 831-SPCA (7722) Monday-Friday: 7:30am-6:00pm Saturday: 8:00am-3:00pm Appointments Required Adoption & Intake Center: 21001 East 78 Highway Independence, MO 64057 […]

  • First Birthdays for July 19-20

    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 […]

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    Leavenworth police identify girl shot & killed Friday night: Cadence Harris, 5 years old

    LEAVENWORTH, Kan. — The Chief of Police for the Leavenworth Police Dept. revealed Saturday morning in a news conference that a five-year-old little girl named Cadence Harris was the child who was killed Friday night after she was allegedly kidnapped and shot when her alleged kidnapper fled from police and exchanged gunfire with them. Chief Patrick Kitchens also told reporters that the suspect and the child did have some kind of acquaintance with each other, but would not elaborate on the nature of […]

  • ‘Take Back America’ rallies against immigration reform

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — ‘Take Back America’ is a protest involving several advocacy groups. It’s to rally against immigration reform and amnesty made up of both old and young, men and women; all very different people who have one thing in common: American pride. We are the absolute best country in the world in existence. We are a loving, giving, country,” said protestor Theresa Emerson. “I have my American flag made in America,” said protestor Gregory Copenhaver. “I don’t have […]

  • Police investigate the death of a maintenance worker found injured in KCMO

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police were called to investigate the death of a maintenance worker in a downtown building Friday night. Shortly before 7:30 p.m. on Friday emergency personal were called to the south side of the new Century Towers, which is a city owned building located near Independence and Woodland Avenue which houses the Kansas City, Missouri Fire Department’s headquarters and also the emergency operations command center for Kansas City. It was there that a maintenance worker was found […]

  • Some local lakes contaminated with toxins which could harm people and pets

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — A warning is out for people who like to fish and swim in local lakes. There is a poisonous toxin growing in some of them that can hurt people and their pets. No one was swimming at South Lake inside South Park on Friday, because of a warning about blue-green algae, however some people were still enjoying it despite the warning. Tom Brown has been fishing at South Lake for years. He says he knows the […]

  • ‘Everyone’s Hot for My Body’ campaign hopes to create quite the buzz

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A new ad campaign in the Kansas City area is out to convince you that your body is “hot” in one very important way. The Midwest Transplant Network wants to create some buzz about organ donation, so they’ve started a provocative and somewhat puzzling campaign, which includes a poster that says “Everyone’s Hot for My Body. No way would I keep it all to myself.” The network’s new campaign has five local models which vary from […]