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    9th annual 24-hour turkey drive collects more than 600 turkeys

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The 9th annual 24-hour Turkey Tuesday food drive wrapped up Wednesday. The drive collected more than 600 turkeys for local families who can’t afford  to buy one. The Know Joey? Foundation spent their time Tuesday and Wednesday collecting the turkeys. A line started outside of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum Wednesday at 9 a.m. More than 200 people showed up for a bag of food. Leftover turkeys will go to organizations such as the Salvation Army, Operation […]

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    Law enforcement stepping up security for Plaza Lighting Ceremony

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — With all of the recent threats across the world, security is going to be tighter than normal for the 86th annual Plaza Lighting Ceremony. Preparations for the event started in August and will continue through Thursday, Thanksgiving Day. Police are ramping up efforts after the terrorist attack in Paris a couple of weeks ago. There will be an increase in uniform and those in street-clothes, which is similar to other large-crowd events. The company that owns the […]

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    Jurors find KC mother Jacole Prince guilty of abuse and assault of her daughter, found locked in closet

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A jury has found Jacole Prince, a 32-year-old Kansas City mother, guilty of child endangerment, first degree assault and child abuse for keeping her 10-year-old daughter in a closet. Attorneys finished their closing arguments Friday morning and the judge sent the case to the jury to deliberate just after 12 p.m. FOX 4’s Dave D’Marko reports the jury recommended sentences for each of the three counts on Friday night. They recommended 7 years each for child […]

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    Try It Before You Buy It: Egg-Tastic

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It’s often said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But a lot of people skip breakfast in a rush to get out the door. There’s a product that claims it can cook eggs in a matter of minutes, but does it work? Watch the video where FOX 4’s Kerri Stowell puts the Egg-Tastic to the “Try It Before You Buy It” test.

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    Victim testifies in Jacole Prince trial, says Prince didn’t treat her well

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Tuesday marked the second day of the Jacole Prince trial. Prince stands accused of abusing her daughter, locking her in a closet. The girl, known only as LP, testified about her time living with Prince. She called Prince by her first name and said she’s her old mom. LP also said she didn’t like living with Prince because Price didn’t treat her well. LP’s foster mom also took the stand. She said when LP first arrived at her […]

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    Woman accused of locking daughter in closet, starving her appears in court

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The woman accused of locking her daughter in a closet went on trial Monday. Jacole Prince  is accused of starving her daughter and keeping her in a closet. Her daughter was found in 2012 when she was only 10-years-old. During Prince’s first appearance, her lawyer claimed she has a mental disease, which caused her to lock her daughter in the closet. Prince was arrested on June 22, 2012. Police found the doors of the closet had been […]

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    KCMO Police Department’s east patrol moves to new campus with police station, crime lab

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City, Mo., Police Department is making a move. Its east patrol campus is moving to a new, bigger location, and it opens to the public Saturday. The new east patrol campus is still under construction, but starting Saturday morning at 6 a.m., the doors open to the public. The old east patrol station at 27th and Van Brunt closed to the public Thursday. A banner on the outside of the building directs the public […]

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    Memorial dedicated to 114 victims who died in Hyatt skywalk collapse

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A memorial was dedicated Thursday to the victims of the Hyatt skywalk collapse that happened 34 years ago. The memorial is located at 22nd and Gillham across from the former Hyatt Regency hotel. The memorial is not only dedicated to the 114 victims who died but also to the people who spent 14 hours rescuing survivors and also to the families who lost their loved ones. The sculpture is called “Sending Love.” On the base of […]

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    Liberty Memorial Veterans Day service honors local veterans

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — On Wednesday, the United States honors all military veterans on Veterans Day. One of Kansas City’s biggest ceremonies took place Wednesday morning at Liberty Memorial. Hundreds turned out to honor them. It was standing room only inside the National World War One Museum’s auditorium. The annual ceremony included a performance by a brass quintet. The Color Guard was there. Local leaders spoke about those who have served and those who continue to serve our country. Three […]

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    She’s A Pistol owner says moving to a new location was always part of the plan

    SHAWNEE, Kan. — A local gun shop is moving to a new location nearly a year after one of the owners was shot to death. “She’s A Pistol” opened at 64th and Quivira road this week just over a mile from the original space. The owner, Becky Bieker, says moving to a larger space was always part of the plan. Becky says her business continues to grow thanks to support from the community. She and her husband, Jon, opened their […]

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    Royals fans lineup to take photos with ALCS trophy and KayCee

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Royals fans are still celebrating Wednesday’s night win by taking photo with the “W Man” and the ALCS trophy. Fans lined up at Power and Light Thursday for the opportunity to take a photo with both.  Photo opportunities were available until 1 p.m. KayCee says he has worked with the Royals organization for several years, but has just recently become popular.

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    Extra innings means late night for cleanup crew

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A late night for the team and fans meant an even later night for the clean-up crew at Kauffman Stadium Tuesday. The clean-up crew arrived at the stadium during the 8th inning and waited for fans to leave before starting their job. The clean-up crew is broken down into three separate crews, which totals close to 200 people. The first crew got started around 1 a.m., on Wednesday with sweeping the concourse and picking up trash in […]