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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.

Recent Articles
  • Two in hospital with life-threatening injuries following two unrelated KCMO standoffs

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Two people have life-threatening injuries following two unrelated standoffs that happened about a block apart on Monday afternoon. The first was at 41st and Troost and the second was around 42nd and Forest. The first standoff started when police say they were checking on someone who lived near 41st and Troost. FOX 4 was told the man inside was wanted for questioning in a shooting that happened over the weekend. After several hours, that man surrendered, […]

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    California theft suspect allegedly spray-paints face to disguise himself from police

    MADERA, Calif. — A California car theft suspect man allegedly spray-painted his face in order to hide from police. According to a Facebook post by the City of Madera Police Department, Jose Espinoza, 23, fled from officers Saturday night after he was caught with a stolen vehicle. In an effort to camouflage himself, police said Espinoza had spray painted his face black, however despite his best efforts officers were able to arrested him a second time. “The camouflage was ineffective,” […]

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    Police search for missing woman believed to be in St. Joe area

    SUGAR CREEK, Mo. – Police are searching for a woman who has been reported missing since Friday. Ronelle Dixon, 26, went missing from Sugar Creek on Friday, however police say a third party had contact with her early Sunday morning. They believe she may be in the St. Joseph area. Anyone with information regarding her whereabouts is asked to please contact the Sugar Creek Police Department at (816) 521-7923.

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    One person in critical condition following KCMO shooting

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police say one person is in critical condition following a shooting late Saturday night. According to the Kansas City Police Department a shooting took place near 36th and College around 10 p.m. Saturday. Police said the male  victim was taken to Truman Medical Center with critical injuries sustained to his abdomen. Police have not yet released any additional details about the victim at this time.

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    KCMO motorcycle officer struck by driver accused of DUI

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — On Saturday KCMO Police Chief Daryl Forte tweeted that a police officer on a motorcycle was struck while stopped at the traffic light located at 79th & Wornall. According to the Kansas City Police Department the accident occurred just before 4:30 p.m. He said the driver was arrested for driving under the influence and for careless driving. According to the tweet, the officer sustained minor injuries. .@kcpolice Motorcycle officer struck while stopped @ light 79th Wornall. […]

  • Kansas City-bound flight blows tire upon takeoff from Denver airport

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City-bound flight blew a tire upon takeoff from Denver on Saturday. On Saturday a Republic Airlines flight 4870, operating as United Express, took off from the Denver International Airport just before 10 a.m. mountain time, blowing a tire in the process. The Bombardier Q-400, which was carrying 71 passengers and a crew of four, had to circle Denver’s airport for more than an hour before landing. After a long delay, passengers were accommodated on another flight […]

  • Boy Scout folds American flags for military members overseas

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A 15-year-old Boy Scout, who wants to join the military, poured his passion into a project on Saturday. Devin Prock is folding American flags to send to Special Forces serving overseas.  Each flag contains a hand-written note. Prock got the idea after seeing something similar online. He wants to be in the Special Forces himself someday. “They`re risking their lives to keep us free and I feel that that is the best job that one could […]

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    Police identify victim in KCMO fatal shooting involving U.S. Marshal

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The 59-year-old man who was shot to death by authorities on Friday has been identified. Officers  were at the scene of a fatal shooting on Friday in the 8700 block of 97th Terrace where the U.S. Marshal was reportedly involved. Police said the suspect, later identified on Saturday as Fred Liggett, 59, showed a gun and was shot by officers inside the home. Police said the Liggett died from his injuries. Kansas City, Mo., Police Chief Darryl Forte tweeted about the […]

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    Police identify 18-year-old who died after shooting in KCMO park

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police have identified a man who was found shot in a park Friday. On Saturday the Kansas City Missouri Police identified the victim as 18-year-old Asaan H. Williams. Early Friday evening, the KCPD confirmed that a person was dead after a shooting which occurred in a park near 38th and Kensington in Kansas City, Mo. Williams was rushed to the hospital to be treated for injuries but was later pronounced dead.  

  • Dynamic duo rescues dog stuck in cave

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Two Independence Animal Control officers pull off a risky rescue and carefully coax a lost canine from a cave. It’s a wonder how a shepherd mix, named Lucious, wandered away from home and ended up about 35 feet high, trapped in a cave along an cliff in Independence. “He didn’t want to come out at all. He was scared. He was wining, yelping,” said Animal Control Officer Jim Holtcamp, who helped rescued the dog. Last Friday, Lucious […]

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    Urban Outfitters ‘hot mess’ teacup is recalled due to a hot mess of its own

    BETHESDA, Md. — A mismarked teacup labeled with “hot mess” is being recalled for a rather ironic reason: it is being called a potential fire hazard. On Wednesday, The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission announced the recall of certain teacups, which were mismarked as being microwave safe, from the popular retail store Urban Outfitters. The “Cheeky” style teacups’ gold paint accents will begin to spark if placed in the microwave. However the cups have all been printed as “microwave […]

  • Neighboring business captures exclusive surveillance video of Grandview blast

    GRANDVIEW, Mo. – Three people suffered minor injuries after a Grandview plant explosion early Wednesday morning. The Grandview Fire Department confirmed that around 4:30 a.m. the Corbion plant, which is located near 138th and Botts Road and makes chemicals for food products, exploded blowing out an east wall which was up to seven stories high. Fifteen people were in the building, working the overnight shift, when the explosion happened. FOX 4’s Shannon O’Brien spoke with residents who live nearby the […]