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Zac Summers joined the FOX4 Kansas City news team in December 2017. He’s no stranger to the Midwest. He was born and raised in the eastern suburbs of St. Louis, Missouri and comes from a large family; he’s one of eleven children.

Zac most recently worked in Central Texas, where he was anchor for the weekday evening newscasts.

He started his journalism career in Eastern Washington, where he was a morning reporter/weekend anchor.

When he’s not working, Zac enjoys being outdoors—preferably on the water—watching football, cooking; he also dabbles in karaoke.

Zac is excited to call the City of Fountains home and encourages you to reach out anytime, even if it’s just to say ‘Hi!’ You can connect with him on Facebook and/or following him on Twitter. You can also reach him at zac.summers@fox4kc.com.

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Recent Articles
  • School deems Craigslist prank a threat; student now facing punishment

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — A senior at Truman High School will not be allowed to walk in his graduation because of a prank he pulled. Kylan Scheele, 18, admits to posting an ad on Craigslist on Friday that listed Truman High School for sale; he said it was meant to be a joke. “Other people were going to release live mice or, you know, building a beach in the front lobby area, and I thought let’s do something more laid back, […]

  • New exclusive dating app, ‘The League,’ launches for hundreds looking for love in metro

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Move over, Bumble and Tinder. There’s a new social dating app in Kansas City, and it’s fairly exclusive. The League launched in the metro in April to a small group of 500 founding members. The creators behind the app originally planned to roll it out late this year, but the number of people applying soared. “We actually saw that our sign-ups in Kansas City skyrocketed, so then we started doing our research around the community and […]

  • Trade jobs offer career success without college degree

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Many high school graduates already know where they are continuing their education, but there are other options for those who are still on the fence. Romond Holt is the outreach coordinator for the Builders’ Association in North Kansas City. He wants graduates to know that trade jobs are just as attractive as college degrees. “You don’t know what you don’t like until you at least try,” Holt said. “Not everybody wants to go to college, but […]

  • Kearney family looking for answers after therapy cat shot, killed in back yard

    KEARNEY, Mo. — A Kearney family is trying to find the person who killed their daughter’s therapy cat over the weekend. The Taylor family just moved into the Cedar Wood subdivision in Kearney six weeks ago. Now they’re afraid the person who killed their cat could be in their neighborhood. “I feel like something has been taken from me, from us,” Karralena Taylor said. Taylor said what she saw Saturday will forever be etched in her memory. “The cat laying […]

  • One man dead, suspect in custody after shooting at Blue Springs motel

    BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. — A man has been killed Wednesday night in a deadly shooting at a Blue Springs motel, officials say. Police say an altercation happened around 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Welcome Inn in Blue Springs, leaving a 37-year-old man dead. Police have not yet released that man’s name. A witness told FOX4 he allegedly heard a woman scream that the man had been shot in the head, but Blue Springs police would not confirm that. The victim […]

  • Mom left still seeking closure after prosecutors say no charges will be filed in son’s KC murder

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Dallas mom who was hoping for closure may never know what happened the night her son was shot in Kansas City. Lanita Raney flew to Kansas City on Monday to meet with attorneys in the Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office and discuss the July 2017 shooting of her son, Frank Raney Jr. “I took a late flight in thinking, again this was going to be good news to celebrate Mother’s Day,” Raney said while breaking into […]

  • Overland Park teen starts petition to urge city to repeal ban on pit bulls

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – An Overland Park teen has started a petition in hopes that the city will reconsider its ban on pit bulls. Taylor Walton, 17, launched a petition on Change.org last Thursday, calling on the city council to repeal the city’s ban on pit bulls, which has been in effect since 2006. “Being around pit bulls is one of my favorite things,” Walton said. “They’re very smart, sweet, very loving, and all they want to do is please […]

  • Man’s lewd actions toward girl prompt officials to alert Overland Park community

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Police and school officials are alerting parents after a man reportedly made lewd comments and actions toward a girl walking home from the gym last week. Overland Park police said on May 4, a girl was walking home in the area of Lamar Avenue and West 143rd Street. The girl was walking south on Lamar Avenue, approaching West 143rd Street when a white man in his 30s, driving a black newer-model SUV, asked her where the […]

  • High-speed police chase ends with suspect in custody in KCK

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A high-speed police chase ended Thursday with a man in custody after leading officers across the metro. The suspect was taken into custody around 6:30 p.m. Thursday near 55th and Dickinson Road in Kansas City, Kansas. The chase began on Independence and Monroe avenues as an attempted check on a stolen vehicle, KC police said. The man refused to stop and fled the area, traveling across the state line at high speeds. KCMO police ended their […]

  • Metro Cub Scout pack raises nearly $2,000 for Gladstone animal shelter

    GLADSTONE, Mo. — A group of local Cub Scouts recently answered the call from Gladstone’s former mayor to help the city’s animal shelter. R.D Mallams, former mayor of Gladstone and current councilman, challenged Cub Scout Pack 354 to collect some much-needed supplies for the shelter three weeks ago. “It costs money to take care of the animals and every city has constraints on budget items, so we began to talk a community project that the scouts could get involved in,” […]

  • Woman never returns after taking Mercedes from KCK dealership for test drive

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. – A KCK dealership is down a Mercedes after a woman took it for a test drive and never returned it. Employees at KC Car Gallery, located on Rainbow Boulevard, said it’s been more than a week since the woman took off with a 2007 Mercedes-Benz S550. “The lady didn’t seem at all like she would steal a car,” said Raymond Castaneda, an attendant at the lot. “It was just supposed to be a test drive.” Castaneda […]

  • 4 teens injured in crash near Blue Springs South HS

    BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. — Four teenagers have been injured Thursday afternoon after a crash near Blue Springs South High School. Police said the single-vehicle crash happened around 3:15 p.m. Thursday on Taylor Road. A spokesperson for the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office said an SUV was driving south on Taylor Road when it veered off the road, hit a tree and landed in the bottom of a ravine. Four victims, three girls and one boy, all under the age of 18, […]