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Zac Summers joined the Fox 4 Kansas City news team in December 2018. 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
  • Johnson County residents gather for forum on gun violence, school safety

    LENEXA, Kan. — Wednesday night  in Lenexa, both young and old sat down together to address gun violence in schools. Johnson County MoveOn held a town hall against gun violence Wednesday night. The forum, held at the Shawnee Mission Universality Unitarian Church, included a panel and discussions about how to protect children in schools. “We have our priorities really messed up as far as gun laws go,” said Lucy Morantz, a junior at Shawnee Mission East High. Morantz and two other […]

  • Two more metro families say woman took thousands in Grandview rental scam

    GRANDVIEW, Mo. – More people are speaking up following a FOX4 report regarding an alleged rental scam in the metro. On Monday, FOX4 told viewers about Joshua and Ashley Easterly, who said they were shown a house in Grandview, signed a lease and gave $2,000 to Heather Irvin, a woman they thought owned the property. On Tuesday, two more families said they’d also been scammed by Irvin after seeing the East 119th Street home on Facebook Marketplace. “I tried to […]

  • Grandview couple scammed out of $2,000 after woman allegedly tries to rent out home she doesn’t own

    GRANDVIEW, Mo. – A Grandview couple wants the public to know about a potential rental scam after they said they were conned out of $2,000. Joshua and Ashley Easterly saw a 3-bedroom home rental listed on Facebook Marketplace on Wednesday. They said Heather Irvin made the post, and they contacted her to meet at the house, located on East 119th Street in Grandview, on Thursday. “She actually walked through the back door, opened up the front door, let us in […]

  • Basehor couple launches nonprofit to create foster care village and give metro kids a home

    BASEHOR, Kan. – A metro couple has launched a nonprofit with the hopes of building a foster care community in Kansas. Sarah and Justin Oberndorfer have been foster parents intermediately for 10 years; they’re currently fostering three children in addition to their four biological children. “Once you start, you can’t stop because you can’t erase what you’ve seen,” Sarah Oberndorfer said. “You just want to provide a home to more and more kids, and that’s why we’ve kept doing it.” […]

  • 2 people taken to hospital after shooting near 39th and Mersington

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Two people were shot Wednesday night in Kansas City, police say. The shooting happened around 9 p.m. Wednesday near East 39th Street and Mersington Avenue. Both victims were taken to the hospital, police on scene said. Their conditions are not known at this time. Police are on scene, working to determine what led up to the shooting. This is a developing story. FOX 4 will update as more information is available.  

  • KU fraternities meet with governing body to talk terms of freeze on activities and what’s next

    LAWRENCE, Kan. – The Interfraternity Council at the University of Kansas met with fraternity presidents Tuesday night to discuss a self-imposed temporary freeze. KU made the announcement Monday in a joint statement with the IFC, which is the governing body of the 24 fraternities affected, citing “systemic behavioral issues.” FOX 4 wasn’t allowed inside the private meeting Tuesday that included members of the IFC executive board, advisors and chapter presidents. “It’ll be the first time chapter presidents will have a […]

  • Ray County man, woman charged with abusing 9-year-old girl, frequently hitting her with ax

    RAY COUNTY, Mo. — A Ray County man and his girlfriend are now facing charges after allegedly abusing the man’s 9-year-old niece for months, court records say. Mario Allen Barreto, 29, has been charged with 29 counts of abuse and neglect of a child in Ray County. Melissa Holloway, 25, has also been charged with 22 counts of abuse and neglect of a child and one count of hindering prosecution of a felony. According to court records, the 9-year-old was taken […]

  • Johnson County Community College upgrades security cameras for more proactive policing

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Johnson County Community College is in the process of switching its security camera network from analog to digital. The upgrade is part of a multi-year security camera project the school’s Board of Trustees approved two years ago. “We’ve done the research to put those cameras in a strategic location to where the entire campus will be covered,” said Chief Gregory Russell with the Johnson County Community College Police Department. The department has been using analog cameras […]

  • ‘Fun for any team’: Fans come to KC from near and far for Big 12 basketball tournament

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Thousands of college basketball fans have come to Kansas City from near and far this week for the Big 12 Men’s Basketball Tournament. The city has hosted the tournament 16 times, and there’s a lot more to do than just attend the games. Outside the Sprint Center on Grand Boulevard, there’s a free interactive fan experience featuring games, giveaways and autograph opportunities with former Big 12 players. Across the street inside KC Live, fans can enjoy […]

  • ICE says it didn’t get order to delay KC bar owner’s deportation until she was already being removed

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Immigration officials say they didn’t get a writ ordering them to delay the deportation of a KC bar owner until it was too late and she’d already been deported. Leticia Stegall, who manages Blue Line Hockey Bar in the River Market neighborhood, was detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials on Feb. 26 as she left her home in KCMO. “For some reason, they wanted her bad enough that they waited outside of my house all […]

  • ‘Mayhem on the Plaza’: Multiple people assaulted during disruption Saturday night

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Emergency vehicles swarmed the Country Club Plaza on Saturday night in Kansas City, following what witnesses described as a chaotic scene. “There were a lot of teenage kids just everywhere and a lot of police vehicles were arriving in the area with their lights and sirens on,” said one witness, who only wanted to be identified as C.J. C.J. was sitting at a red light near 47th and Main when she said a group of delinquents […]

  • Local bar owner outraged over his wife’s deportation

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City businessman is upset over what he calls the “unlawful deportation” of his wife. Steve Stegall’s wife, Leticia Stegall, who manages the couple’s Blue Line Hockey Bar in the River Market neighborhood, was detained by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agent Monday morning as she left their house in Kansas City, Missouri. “For some reason, they wanted her bad enough that they waited outside of my house all morning,” said Steve. The […]