Stephanie Graflage is a graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism with an emphasis in Magazine Journalism and a minor of business. While at Mizzou she was a proud member of Alpha Delta Pi sorority. She also served as a student assistant for the Mizzou Football team. While working for the Mizzou Football team, Stephanie was a part of the team that created and helped increase the Mizzou Football presence on social media.
Stephanie is a St. Louis native who loves sports, especially college football. Her obsession with college football stems from her long time family tradition of attending home Mizzou football games.
She is a lover of Mexican food, Starbucks and chocolate and loves to be outdoors when the weather permits. On a nice day she can most likely be found hanging out near a pool or a lake listening to country music. In her free time, she also enjoys catching up on the latest episode of the Bachelor, Scandal or Nashville.
Most importantly, Stephanie is excited to be in Kansas City and have her family, which includes two older brothers and one younger sister, all in the same place for the first time in 15 years.

Recent Articles
  • 6 tractor-trailers crash along I-35 north of KC

    DAVEISS COUNTY, Mo. — Northbound I-35 in Daviess County was shut down for nearly four hours Thursday due to a crash involving multiple tractor-trailers. Six tractor-trailers were involved in the crash, approximately eight miles north of Cameron, Mo., as well as regular vehicles. Missouri State Highway Patrol Troopers shut down the northbound lanes of I-35 at mile marker 63 around 8:45 a.m. The lanes finally reopened around 12:24 p.m. Authorities on the scene said there were minor injuries associated with the […]

  • ‘I have kids that need to eat’: KCPS superintendent explains why he didn’t cancel classes Thursday

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — While many metro schools opted to cancel classes for Thursday, Feb. 22, Mark Bedell, the superintendent of Kansas City Public Schools, decided it would be best if students and staff in his district did go to class. Bedell called FOX4 live during the 8 a.m. newscast to explain his decision. “We have crews that go out, and they survey the streets, the parking lots,” Bedell said. “They did a thorough job of looking at the conditions […]

  • Truck slides off Leawood road into pond due to icy conditions

    LEAWOOD, Kan. — The winter weather that moved into the metro overnight has created slick driving conditions in parts of the metro Thursday morning. At 143rd and Overbook in Leawood, a pickup truck slid off the road and into a pond. The driver was able to get out of the vehicle safely, but first responders remained on the scene as they waited for a tow truck driver to arrive. The driver was taken to an area hospital with minor injuries. […]

  • Prosecutor determines no charges against officer who fired 13 shots, killing OP teen

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Johnson County District Attorney Steve Howe announced Tuesday that the officer who shot and killed an Overland Park teen will not face charges. Johnson County District Attorney Steve Howe and Overland Park Police Chief Frank Donchez hosted a news conference at 10:30 a.m. to release the findings of the Officer-Involved Shooting Team’s investigation into the shooting that occurred Jan. 20, 2018. John Albers, 17, died as a result of that shooting. An official investigation determined the shooting […]

  • Southwest flights out of KCI canceled from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., other airlines also canceling, delaying flights

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Some Southwest Airlines flights out of Kansas City International Airport Tuesday morning have been canceled. The cancellations due to freezing rain impact flights scheduled to depart between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. A spokesperson for Southwest Airlines tells FOX4 additional adjustments may need to be made as the weather changes. Other airlines have also started delaying and even canceling morning flights. FOX4 will continue to monitor weather conditions. Click here for Meteorologist Karli Ritter and Michelle […]

  • Jimmy Buffett is coming to Sprint Center this May

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — If you’re in need of a tropical escape from this winter weather, but can work a beach vacation into your schedule, there’s good news. Jimmy Buffett and The Coral Reefer Band are coming to Kansas City. The tropical crew will take over Sprint Center Saturday, May 19. The stop is part of their “The Son of a Son of a Sailor” tour. Tickets for the show go on sale Friday, March 2 at 10 a.m. at […]

  • Lockdown lifted at Atchison County Community Schools after investigating threat

    ATCHISON COUNTY, Kan. — Atchison County Community Schools was placed on lockdown Friday after receiving a threat. “We have no reason to believe that there is imminent danger to anyone and this is for precautionary reasons only,” Atchison County Sheriff’s Office said. The sheriff’s office said they decided to place the schools on a precautionary lockdown until they completed a thorough investigation. “To ensure the safety of all of the students and staff, USD 377 and the Sheriff’s Office agreed […]

  • Watch: 93-year-old woman gets giggles while performing dance routine

    PIERRE, S.D. —  Going to the gym doesn’t always have to be dreadful–just ask the two women in a video capturing the attention of social media users everywhere. Joana Zanin shared a video Wednesday of her mother and one of the women she trains. The woman, who is 93, giggles through the entire workout. “Her laugh and smile makes her young,” Zanin captioned the video. The two have a coordinated routine in the video as they move their arms and legs […]

  • “I don’t know what I do next”: Father of girl killed during Florida h.s. shooting says he’s broken

    PARKLAND, Fla. —  Thousands of people attended a candlelight vigil Thursday night for the 17 people killed at a south Florida high school Wednesday. At the vigil all of the Stoneman Douglas High School victim’s names were read aloud. There were 14 students and three faculty members killed. Story: These are the victims killed in the south Florida high school shooting Many wore the school’s colors and brought flowers, signs and candles. Fred Guttenberg spoke of his last moments with his […]

  • Florida h.s. shooting victims as young as 14, some had siblings in the school

    PARKLAND, Fla. — People across the country are mourning the loss of 17 people who were killed Wednesday when a 19-year-old gunman unleashed horror at his former high school in south Florida. As families forever changed by this horrific incident grasp for answers, Florida officials gathered Thursday to offer an update as well as let people know how they can help impacted families. “Having to tell with the FBI advocates, and my advocates that a child–some 14 years old– is dead […]

  • Salvador Perez says no one will ever take Lorenzo Cain’s place

    SURPRISE, Ariz. — There’s no denying that the bond Royals catcher Salvador Perez and former Royals outfielder Lorenzo Cain share is a special one. The two made baseball fans everywhere, not just Kansas City, smile and laugh on more than one occasion during their time as teammates. Salvy often shared these moments to his Instagram page. When FOX4 asked Salvy how he was doing without his best bud by his side he said, “I miss Lorenzo Cain in the clubhouse. I […]

  • One person recovering in hospital after shooting near 47th Street and Otter Road

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — One person was injured in a shooting in Independence, Mo., late Tuesday. The shooting happened around 11:08 p.m. near East 47th Street and Otter Road. Police say multiple shots were fired into a mobile home from outside. The injured individual was taken to the hospital. Police as that anyone with any information about the shooting, call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS, IPD tips 816-325-7777 or email