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Kasey Babbitt joined the FOX 4 News team in 2010 as a studio production assistant, then in November 2013 moved on to work in the web department for fox4kc.com as an Interactive Content Producer.

Prior to working as a web producer, Kasey simultaneously worked at Channel 6 News in Lawrence in addition to FOX 4, and before that as a video editor and graphic artist for a NCAA Division 1 sports syndication company in Overland Park. She has also worked as a property manager in Lawrence for the residential side of a commercial and residential equities investment group based out of Walnut Creek, California.

Kasey graduated from the University of Kansas in December 2008, with a Bachelors of General Studies degree in Theater and Film, with an emphasis in film and video production, and a Business Minor.

While a senior at KU, she received recognition for being a part of several short films, as well as awards for a short-form documentary called, “The Littlest Ones: A Dogumentary,” which she partnered with her brother, Grant, to create. Grant and Kasey also ran their own small scale video production and photography company from 2006 to 2010, creating various productions for commercial, professional and independent clients.

Kasey is also native to the Kansas City area. She grew up in Lenexa, Kansas and graduated from Shawnee Mission West High School in 2005.

Being creative while working in the world of media is one of her many passions and to better serve the FOX 4 community, especially those who utilize the content on the FOX 4 Twitter and Facebook pages, as well as fox4kc.com, she welcomes any questions and comments to be sent to her via email at Kasey.Babbitt@wdaftv4.com.

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    Police: Motorcyclist struck and killed in KCMO

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police were called to the scene of an accident where one motorist was killed. On Monday around 7:30 p.m. officers were called to 45th and Prospect where a KCMO water Department truck reportedly hit and killed a motorcyclist, who witnesses say was in his mid-twenties. Police said the truck was traveling southbound on Prospect and was attempting to turn left onto eastbound 45th Street, but instead entered into the path of a motorcyclist, who was traveling […]

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    Pilot’s family releases statement on Cameron AirShow crash

    CAMERON, Mo. – Family and friends of a local pilot are grieving after a tragic plane crash at a local airshow over the weekend. On Saturday afternoon, 50-year-old veteran pilot Steve O’Berg was flying a plane at the Cameron AirShow, and performing various tricks. However while performing a dive with the small plane, he failed to pulled out of it and ended up crashing into a grove of trees. LifeFlight arrived at the scene, but sources told FOX 4 that when O’Berg […]

  • Victim describes horrifying alleged sexual assault by hospital nurse

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — A woman breaks her silence about becoming the victim of an alleged sexual assault by a nurse at a metro hospital. Dennis Clark is charged with sexually assaulting four patients at Providence Medical Center, while he was a nurse in surgical recovery. Overland Park police reopened cases involving Clark and similar accusations when he worked as a nurse at Menorah Medical Center. Last week, Johnson County prosecutors charged him with seven new crimes. On Wednesday FOX […]

  • KCMO police investigate second fatal stabbing at same address in past 2 months

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Police are investigating the second fatal stabbing to occur within the past two months at a metro apartment building. According to court documents, around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday officers were dispatched to 115 NW Harlem Road, where a separate fatal stabbing incident occurred back in May, on an unknown medical related call. Once police arrived at the scene, they located 32-year-old Jermaine Collins, of Kansas City, Missouri, who was lying unresponsive on his back, in a grassy […]

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    KCMO police charge woman in fatal stabbing death of boyfriend

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police have charged a woman with second degree murder and armed criminal action in connection to a fatal stabbing incident from May of this year. According to court documents, shortly after 4 a.m. on Sunday, May 3, police received a phone call from a woman, later identified as 47-year-old Emma Jean Hyson, who told dispatch she had stabbed her boyfriend and he was dead. She further stated that she had been unconscious for hours and needed […]

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    Police investigate early morning convenience store robbery in Shawnee

    SHAWNEE, Kan. – Police are looking for the suspect of an early morning robbery at a Shawnee convenience store. Shortly before 3:30 a.m. Wednesday, police said a white male walked into the 7-Eleven, located at Midland and Renner, with a towel draped over his hand and arm. The suspect claimed to have a gun and reportedly robbed the clerk. The suspect was described as wearing a long sleeved red hooded sweatshirt, baggy blue jeans, a light colored belt that hung […]

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    Traffic rerouted due to water main break in Lee’s Summit

    LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. — Traffic had to be rerouted for several hours due to a water main break near a CVS Pharmacy store in Lee’s Summit. On Tuesday around noon, a water main break forced workers to close the westbound lanes of Landsford Road, just east of Todd George Road.  Police said repairs for the break were expected to last several hours. The water company told FOX 4 the nearby CVS would have to have its water interrupted for a short […]

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    Authorities investigate incident involving train and dump truck, 1 injured

    ORRICK, Mo. — Authorities are investigating an incident involving a train and dump truck, where at least one person was injured. Missouri State Highway Patrol said the accident happened around 11 a.m. Tuesday, just east of Orrick, Missouri at Pigg Lane and Fleming Road, and involved a train and dump truck. They said the driver of dump truck was injured and taken to an area hospital for treatment. As of Tuesday afternoon, authorities hadn’t released any details regarding the extent […]

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    Authorities seek public’s help finding suspect who injured man and killed dog

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers TIPS Hotline and the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department are seeking the public’s help with identifying a person involved in an aggravated assault earlier this year. The incident took place in the 1000 block of West 111th Street in Kansas City, Missouri in February of this year. Police said the victim, who survived, was shot four times in a reported robbery after returning home, but the victim’s dog, Duke, who […]

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    22-year-old Independence man’s body located in Buffalo River

    SEARCY COUNTY, Ark. – The body of an Independence, Missouri man has been recovered from a river nearly two miles away from where he went missing. According to park rangers, on Monday around 10:30 a.m., search and rescue crews recovered the body of Curtis Miller, 22, about 1.8 miles downriver from the Grinders Ferry access point located on the Buffalo River, where he reportedly went missing. On the evening of Thursday, June 18, Miller had reportedly been there with a group […]

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    Police identify 42-year-old who drowned in Overland Park apartment pool

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Police in Overland Park have identified the 42-year-old man who drowned at a metro apartment complex over the weekend. On Monday, police identified the victim as Emmanuel E. Nyiti​ of Shawnee. At first police reported that the victim was 32, but then later corrected his age to 42. Around 7:45 Saturday night police were called to the Fiesta Square Apartments on west 85th Street on reports of a drowning. They say a 42-year-old man, who was later identified […]

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    Sedalia homicide convict dies at Missouri correctional center

    CAMERON, Mo. — A man, who had just in the past year, began serving a life sentence without parole for several felony charges, including first-degree murder, has died at a Missouri correctional facility. According to a release from the Missouri Department of Corrections, around 10 p.m. Saturday, Joseph Arbeiter, 67, who had been confined at Crossroads Correctional Center in Cameron, Missouri, was pronounced dead while at the University Medical Center in Columbia, Missouri. Arbeiter, who was received in the Missouri Department […]