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  • (From left to right) Jamaal Lewis and Daqon Sipple  made their first appearance in court on Friday.

    Two men charged in shooting death of KCK police captain make first court appearance

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — The two men charged with the shooting death of Kansas City, Kan., police captain Dave Melton made their first appearance in court on Friday. Captain Melton died on Tuesday after he was shot in his patrol car near 22nd and Georgia. Jamaal Lewis, 20, was charged with capital murder of a law enforcement officer, aggravated assault and criminal discharge of a firearm.  Lewis is being held on a $10-million bond. Jeffrey Dazey, a public defender who […]

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    Police sergeant testifies in trial of man accused of killing police technician in car crash

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — The man accused of killing a police technician in July of 2013 appeared in court on Tuesday where the judge and jury are listening to testimony from a police sergeant who was one of the first to arrive at the crash. Larneal Davis is charged with involuntary manslaughter. Kansas City police say he was behind the wheel of the car that hit and killed one of their own. It was 3 a.m., and  Michael Chou was leaving work as a crime […]

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    New details in case of murdered 22-year-old KCK mom

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — New details emerged Monday in the murder of a 22-year-old Kansas City, Kan., mom. Last year Kansas City, Kan., police found Kelsey Ewonus dead inside her car. Court documents show that Antoine Fielder admitted to spending the night with Ewonus at the Argosy Hotel on June 29 of last year. The next day her body was found in her car. She had been shot to death. Court documents also show investigators obtained surveillance camera video showing fielder and Ewonus together […]

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    Try It Before You Buy It: Finishing Touch Lumina

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It’s summer! Wearing shorter sleeves and hemlines comes at a small price: hair removal! There’s a product that claims it can remove unwanted facial hair instantly — in the comfort of your own home. In the video above, FOX 4’s Kerri Stowell tries the Finishing Touch Lumina before you buy it.  

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    PaintFest 2016 pairs local kids with adults to create colorful murals for 2 local Boys and Girls Clubs

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It may have been  gloomy outside Thursday, but that did not stop some local kids from shining bright. As part of PaintFest 2016 kids used color and lots of it to liven up a couple businesses. The Boys and Girls Club of Greater Kansas City took over the fourth floor of the Town Pavilion at 11th and Main Thursday afternoon. Academy Bank Associates teamed up with more than 30 kids and worked side-by-side to paint murals. All of the […]

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    Summer boosts risk associated with mosquitoes

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It happens every year: with summer comes the influx of insects. Those little pests can be a bother, but they also carry some serious risks. Mosquitoes are a big concern for doctors across the country as the Zika virus continues to spread. There was at least one case found right here in the metro. FOX 4’s Kerri Stowell has more on how you can protect yourself. It’s important to know that so far, there have not […]

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    Nearly three weeks after KCK road rage incident turns deadly, police say they need more than blurred photo

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — The Kansas City, Kan., Police Department is asking for the public’s help in an investigation into a rage rage incident that turned deadly nearly three-weeks ago. Police said they responded to a report of shots fired in the 1700 block of Central Avenue around 5:15 a.m. , on June 19. About that same time another call came in that a man with several gunshot wounds had walked into an area hospital. The victim, 24-year-old Ramon A. Minjares-Garcia, […]

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    Homeowner says she was asleep when large tree came crashing down on KCK home

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A Kansas City, Kan., homeowner says she was asleep Thursday morning when mother nature wreaked havoc across the metro and caused a tree to topple over onto her home. The home sits at 37th and Harmony. The homeowner says when the large tree uprooted and toppled onto her house she slept right through it. She says she did not discover the mess until she woke up to go to the bathroom. As of noon Thursday, insurance adjusters were waiting […]

  • Firefighters are on the scene of a partial building collapse in the River Market area Wednesday morning.

    Crews work to stabilize collapsing building considered ‘highly dangerous’ northeast of downtown

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Firefighters remained on the scene of a partial building collapse at Missouri and Campbell all day Wednesday to ensure the safety of people in the Columbus Park area. Firefighters were dispatched to the building just after 10:00 a.m., Wednesday after a portion of the 100-year-old building fell onto a car. No one was hurt, but because businesses use the first floor, the building had to be evacuated. “There’s been a car damaged in there. We had to […]

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    New weight loss procedure makes its way to metro, looking to help patients reshape their lives

    LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. — A newer, non-surgical weight-loss procedure is making its way to the metro. The procedure — called “Reshape” — has been available in a number of cities for about a year. Now, Lee’s Summit is on the list, and doctors say “Reshape” is revolutionizing weight loss. In the video, FOX 4’s Kerri Stowell follows a patient’s progress to see how effective “Reshape” was.

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    American Red Cross says summer blood and platelet supply is extremely low, asks for public’s help for donations

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The American Red Cross is declaring an emergency because its blood and platelet supply is extremely low this summer. The organization is asking all eligible donors to give now. Blood donations have continued to fall short during the past few months. The American Red Cross has nearly 650 fewer blood drives scheduled this week than an average week because of Independence Day falling on a Monday. A poll shows more than 75-percent of donors travel either […]

  • Bloch Fountain is flowing again.

    Iconic fountain in front of Union Station finally flowing again

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The iconic fountain in front of Union Station is flowing again Thursday after recently undergoing a massive renovation, complete with new lighting, water jets and choreographed presentations. Henry Bloch was present to rededicate the fountain that’s in his name. The fountain has welcomed guests since 2001. “Now what we have is a historic mall that Kansas City has always deserved,” President and CEO of Union Station George Guastello said. “Right from Union Station all the way up to […]