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    Employers seek to fill more than 500 available positions at career expo

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Those looking for a new job got the chance to meet with employers looking to fill open positions Wednesday. More than 60 employers were at Arrowhead Stadium to meet with those seeking a new job opportunity from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Employers were looking to fill more than 500 positions. The event was Kansas City’s first major career expo this year.  More than 1,000 job seekers were expected to attend. Some employers at the expo were interviewing […]

  • Family of murdered 14-yr-old KC girl furious, wants death penalty after seeing suspects in court

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. –  The family of Alexis Kane, the 14-year-old girl found assaulted and repeatedly shot in the back area of  The Bay Water Park in south Kansas City  says they hope prosecutors will seek the death penalty. The three suspects charged in her murder appeared in court Monday. Isaac “Malik” Carter, 17, Dominic McDaniel, 18, and Ce-Antonyo D. Kennedy, 17, are all charged with first degree murder and armed criminal action. Prosecutors say Alexis Kane was only with the suspects for one […]

  • Area youth groups serve the community in many ways on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Monday is the observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, and across the metro, people are celebrating his legacy with community service projects. That includes youth groups in Kansas City, Kansas. There are a number of projects happening right now in KCK. At the 8th Street family YMCA youth volunteer groups are completing a handful of projects from gardening to cleaning out storage spaces. The club’s executive director, Simeon Henderson, says there’s always plenty of work […]

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    Car stuck on railroad overpass slowed traffic in Independence

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — An accident is under investigation after a man ran off of the road and landed on an overpass for trains Tuesday morning. The car was heading west on Interstate 70 when it the car went off of the highway near Noland Road. A witness told police the vehicle went up a hill and became airborne. The car landed on an overpass for trains, right next to the tracks. Police received a call about the accident around 9:15 a.m. […]

  • Mirsad Hamidovic is accused of killing this two-year old boy.

    KC man jumped on 2-yr-old boy causing fatal injuries that killed him, police say

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A local man, who is accused of killing a two-year-old boy, made his first appearance in court on Monday. The family of the child is in mourning. Police say Mirsad Hamidovic, 23, jumped on top of the little boy crushing him. They say Hamidovic, who is the boyfriend of the child’s mother, killed the child while she was at work. The abuse happened at an apartment near 17th and Washington. Hamidovic admitted to officers to jumping […]

  • Police identify 7-month-old baby who died following KCK drive-by shooting

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A seven-month-old baby has died after being shot during a drive-by in KCK. The baby’s mother was also shot. On Monday morning the little boy, who police later identified as Jaquail Mansaw, was reported to be in critical condition, but later died from his injuries. The baby’s mother, 25-year-old Balethia Washington, has minor injuries. On Sunday night around 10:30, police were called to the shooting which took place in the 2700 block of North Early. Washington, who […]

  • Business is booming in Prairie Village

    PRAIRIE VILLIAGE, Kan. — The Village Shops along Tomahawk Road in Prairie Village are fully occupied for the first time in more than 20 years. Mary Rimann, who is President of Merchants Association, owns Rimann’s Liquors with her husband. She believes the center has the improved economy and its customers to thank. “We have a good customer base. We have great shoppers here. They really love supporting the shopping center and I think it shows with the lengths of some […]

  • Sheriff’s office says to break down gift boxes or risk a home break-in

    JOHNSON COUNTY, Kan. — Break them down or get broken into: It’s a Boxing Day warning that could save you from some holiday misery. The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office is warning about potential robberies where crooks are cruising through neighborhoods and looking for gift boxes on the curb to get an idea about what’s inside your house. The sheriff’s office says that days following Christmas are a perfect time for thieves to strike. Post-Christmas trash pick-up was happening Friday with garbage trucks navigating […]

  • T-shirt shop creates ‘Roadrunner’ shirt to help pay for dog’s medical expenses

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Animal lovers are rallying around local dog, Roadrunner, who lost both of his eyes due to extensive injuries he suffered at the hands of his owner, Kimberly Anderson, who has been charged with animal abuse. Now that Roadrunner is on his way to a healthier, happier life, RayGun, a local T-shirt shop, has stepped in to help. “I think like 95 percent of us love animals, so it hits home more than some folks, maybe,” Suzanne […]

  • Turning Ferguson into an opportunity for learning and open discussion

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The unrest in Ferguson is forging a teaching moment. Kansas City Public Schools are using the current event to teach students about the power of expression. The district has a plan in place; to keep students and staff safe Tuesday. Part of that plan, are no TV cameras allowed inside the schools. The district wants to make sure no one is distracted. Another part is Superintendent Dr. Stephen Green making the rounds, visiting high schools like […]

  • Donated piano stolen from Keys 4/4 Kids

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A hand painted piano meant to be displayed during First Fridays in the Crossroads district has dissipated along with the trailer it was inside of. Local artist Allan Winkler donated the piano which was to be used by the organization called Keys for Kids after it was displayed. If you have seen it, please call Keys 4/4 Kids at (651) 698-3280. For more information, watch FOX 4’s Kerri Stowell’s report in the video player above.

  • Two veterans receive refurbished cars through insurance company’s Veterans Day program

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Across the country, more than 100 veterans and their families received a much-needed gift this Veterans Day: A refurbished car. Two of those veterans come from the Kansas City area. The car-giveaway is part of Progressive Insurance company’s annual Keys to Progress® program. The two veterans received a refurbished 2008 Kia Sorento and a 2009 Honda CRV. One of those veterans is a mother of five. “It makes big difference, you know. Like I said, you […]