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    ‘Ugly’ fruit and vegetables renamed ‘Misfits’ now being sold at Hy-Vee

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The midwest grocery store chain, Hy-Vee, has partnered with one of the world’s largest producers of fresh produce, Robinson Fresh, to help reduce food waste. You’ll see the difference in the produce food aisle in what’s being called ‘The Misfit’ bin. The bin is full of so-called ‘ugly’ produce, from squash medley to oranges and apples, peppers, cucumbers, and tomatoes. “You can’t think of it as bad or rotten produce,” said Bob McMullen, produce manager. “It’s […]

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    Local thrift store may be forced to close its doors due to recent drop in business

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A local thrift store dedicated to helping the community could soon close. The owner of Thandi’s Thrift Store, at 42nd and Troost, says it all comes down to money for the not-for-profit business struggling to stay afloat. The owner, Thandi Powell, tells FOX 4 she opened the thrift store four years ago. The store became a 501-C-3 last year to give it tax-exempt status. Thandi believes staying open is important because it’s the biggest thrift store in […]

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    Price Chopper announces partnership with Royals

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — In about a month, the Kansas City Royals will kick-off their season in Surprise, Arizona. Until then, the team is gearing up for spring training with an announcement from a local grocery store chain. Price Chopper is now the official grocer of the Royals. Members from both organizations are talking about the new partnership Wednesday afternoon. Price Chopper will work closely with many Royals charities programs and events. The store has already agreed to help renovate two […]

  • Toni Anderson, 20, is from Wichita, Kan., and has been missing since Sunday, Jan.15.

    Police search for missing KC woman who sent text to friends about being ‘pulled over again’

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police are asking for the public’s help to find a woman who has been missing since Sunday, Jan. 15. Toni Anderson was last seen in the metro Sunday morning. She’s 20-years old, has blonde hair and green eyes and stands about 5 feet 5 inches tall with a lean frame. Friends say she sent a text at 4:42 a.m. that said, “just got pulled over again.” They add, “It’s extremely out of character for her to […]

  • Suspicious death investigation underway in Kansas City, Mo., Monday, Jan. 16.

    Police identify 59-year-old man found dead near Admiral and Tracy

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City police are on the scene of a homicide investigation Monday. Police say they received a call from an apartment manager near Admiral Boulevard and Tracy Avenue who found the body in the parking lot around 8:30 a.m. Responding crews pronounced the man, 59-year-old Juan Marin, dead at the scene. Officers were waiting on the medical examiner to confirm the victim’s cause of death. Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS hotline 816-474-TIPS.  

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    Arrowhead grounds crew sprays new paint on field, prepares for long week getting playoff-ready

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Arrowhead ground crews are hard at work to get the stadium and field ready for Sunday’s playoff game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. The field crew started painting portions of the field Wednesday morning, focusing on the white lines and the Chiefs logo in the end zone. It’s something they routinely do, but this time it’s even more exciting because they’re adding the divisional logos. The field crew says it’s always more fun when the team goes […]

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    Four security guards recognized by KC Police for persistence in capturing bank robber

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Police Department recognized four security guards on Tuesday whose swift actions helped to quickly capture a bank robbery suspect in September. The four honored at a police board meeting Tuesday were: David Eubank, security guard Greg Irwin, security guard Bryan Smock, security guard Neal Stack, security guard The Community America Credit Union is located in the basement of the medical center. The security guards believed the robber cased the property before striking, knowing […]

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    Streetcar officials ask nearby businesses to avoid shoveling snow onto tracks

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — With snow falling in the metro, the Kansas City Street car took precautions early Thursday morning to ensure the cars could continue running. Streetcar crews treated the track and platforms Wednesday night because they knew snow was on the way. They then ran the streetcars overnight to make sure ice didn’t build up on the overhead lines. So far, there have been no issues. The Kansas City Streetcar Authority is asking businesses along the route to […]

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    North Kansas City council approves $134 million plan for major development project

    NORTH KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Northland will soon see some major changes. The North Kansas City Council approved financing for a multi-million dollar development Tuesday night. The development will sit on 210-Highway, east of Interstate-35. This land used to be home to a flour mill. Now a Burger King sits nearby. The city says it will soon be home to a new community. The city started purchasing this site, piece by piece, about 15 years ago. There is now […]

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    Iconic covered wagon in Westport covered with red lights, Chiefs flags to celebrate big win

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. —  The recent success of the Kansas City Chiefs has fans everywhere excited including those at the Westport Historical Society. On Tuesday the group celebrated the Chiefs winning the AFC west by covering the iconic wagon near Southwest Traffic Way and Westport Road in red lights and Chiefs football flags. The group also says they plan to put Chiefs flags around Westport by the end of the week. The statue of the three pioneers that sits at the corner of […]

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    Phones ringing off the hook at local ticket shop as Chiefs fans look for playoff tickets

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. —  The phone at Tickets for Less at Oak Park Mall was ringing off the hook Monday as Chiefs fans tried to track down tickets to see the Chiefs play in their first AFC divisional game at Arrowhead since 2003. The Chiefs earned a first-round playoff bye with their 37-27 victory Sunday against the Chargers in perhaps the final NFL game in San Diego. The Chiefs (12-4) clinched the division with the win and Oakland’s loss at Denver. The […]

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    Union Station hosting one of the biggest New Year’s Eve celebrations across the metro

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The countdown is on as New Year’s Eve is less than 24 hours away, and one of the biggest celebrations in the metro is happening at Union Station. The New Year’s Eve Swing Party starts at 8 p.m. Saturday and wraps up at 1 a.m. Sunday. For the third year in a row the Dave Stephens band will headline the night. There will be food, drinks including a champagne toast a midnight, dance lessons and not one, […]