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    Troopers say “obey the sign or pay the fine” as they crack down on speeding

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Six State Highway Patrols are cracking down on speeding this weekend and say there will be zero tolerance for anyone caught going over the legal limit. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is launching a multi-state campaign this weekend called “Obey the Sign or Pay the Fine.” “You have a speed limit and they want to go over that no matter what it’s set at,” said Susan DeCourcy with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. “People need […]

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    City leaders meet to discuss expanding QuikTrip in west Plaza area

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — City leaders are meeting Tuesday to consider a proposal to expand the QuikTrip in  the west Plaza area, but some neighbors say they are doing their best to stop the planned expansion. The plan would not only expand the size of the convenient store, but it would also close off Mercer Avenue and require crews to knock down the apartment complex and duplex next door to the convenient store. Jake Johnson, who lives in one of the […]

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    10-week old puppy reported missing from Mission shelter

    MISSION, Kan. — A puppy is missing from a local animal shelter, and employees at the shelter are seeking the public’s help to find the puppy. Barrita is a Shih Tzu and Pomeranian mix is 10-weeks old and was staying at the Unleashed Pet Rescue. The puppy was supposed to go to his forever home with a new family on Sunday, but employees say the puppy was nowhere to be found Sunday morning. “He is micro chipped so we are hoping […]

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    New football team coming to KC and you have the chance to name the team

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A local pro hall-of-famer and former Chiefs player wants to see the sport he loves so much played year round so he’s helping bring a new team to the metro. The area football team, which will be partly owned by Will Shields,  will be part of a midwest league that formed three years ago. “I love the sport,” Shields said. “I love the game. I love being a part of it. And also having a facility, being able […]

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    Kansas Association of School Boards issues 5 key components they want included in new finance plan

    OLATHE, Kan. — The Kansas Supreme Court is taking on the school budget, but first there was a plea for help on Thursday. State and local leaders want everyone to get involved in the funding debate so they hosted the Kansas Association of School Boards at the Advanced Technical Center to discuss the school budget. The state’s Supreme Court is conducting a hearing next week that will focus on whether lawmakers are spending enough money on public schools. Also, Governor Sam Brownback is asking […]

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    Local man with ties to 2 missing women transferred back to the metro

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A local man with ties to two missing women is back in the metro Wednesday. Kylr Yust, 28, arrived at the south patrol station Wednesday afternoon. He was arrested in Edwards, Mo., on Sunday. Police say Yust was the last person to see Jessica Runions last week. According to police, Yust left a party with Runions on Thursday around 9:30 p.m., and she hasn’t been seen since. Yust also dated Kara Kopetsky who disappeared 9-years ago. Kopetsky was last seen leaving Belton […]

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    City leaders announce official plans for future of Kemper Arena

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The future of Kemper Arena is now secure as the city says it has secured its status as a historic designation, and the new title will save residents millions of dollars. City leaders made the announcement official at 10 a.m., Monday. Because Kemper is now registered as a historic building, it cannot be torn down. The new designation also allows the developers, the Foutch Brothers, to secure tax credits as they renovate the building and transform it into […]

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    Red Friday benefits families battling childhood illness

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The countdown is on as “Red Friday” is less than 24 hours away and some Chiefs fans got a head start on celebrating Thursday. From KC Wolf to Warpaint to cheerleaders, the Ronald McDonald house was a packed house as well-known members of the Chiefs Kingdom visited families who are staying at the home. The Ronald McDonald House is the beneficiary of Red Friday. All money made from flags sold on Friday will help support the […]

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    Grandview Police Department adds bike patrols to increase accessibility to officers

    GRANDVIEW, Mo. — A local police department is finding new ways to protect and serve by adding bicycles to its fleet. The Grandview Police Department is rolling out the new addition saying bike patrols will help keep the city safe. Grandview PD has a motto: Move toward the badge. Officers believe being on bikes and accessible to people is one way to live up to that. There are five officers on the team, all trained and certified through the International […]

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    Rally Mantis Jr. retiring to Lakeside Nature Center in Swope Park

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Royals are on the road in Minnesota, but the team is missing one notable member. Rally Mantis Jr. is staying home. The mantis has a short lifespan, and the team didn’t feel comfortable taking him on another road trip. Instead, the mantis will live out the rest of his days at Lakeside Nature Center in Swope Park. The move was orchestrated over the weekend when the Royals reached out to the center, looking for a new home […]

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    Jury says local man accused of killing AT&T worker is not guilty

    LIBERTY, Mo. — A local man accused of killing an AT&T worker is a free man Friday afternoon. Bryan Middlemas was arrested in 2012 and charged with the first-degree murder of 58-year-old Kevin Mashburn. Mashburn was an AT&T worker on a service call in September of 2012 doing tower repairs near an apartment complex in Gladstone when he was attacked. Police say Middlemas demanded Mashburn’s wallet, and when Mashburn refused to give it up Middlemas hit him on the head with a crowbar. Mashburn texted two […]

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    Water main breaks in east KC neighborhood for second time this week

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A neighborhood on Kansas City’s east side is dealing with its second water main break this week. Residents of the neighborhood told FOX 4 the water main broke on Tuesday,  and city crews fixed it, but it broke again Wednesday morning. At one point there was so much water flowing down the street neighbors said they had a hard time getting through. One mom who was dropping her kids off at the bus stop turned around and went […]