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    Pit bull injured in fireworks attack recovering, still looking for new home

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Helen, the pit bull who suffered serious injuries after being attacked with fireworks is continuing to recover, caretakers at Chain of Hope said. Helen recently had to have one of her eyes removed as a result of the M-80 fireworks attack. She is still on medications, but she’s making progress, Chain […]

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    Deffenbaugh blames trash delays on garbageman shortage

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Deffenbaugh Industries picked up trash in an Overland Park neighborhood five days late Monday. Deffenbaugh says customers have been experiencing delays since a call-out sick by its overworked drivers dealing with the heat on July 8th. “Unfortunately when we started that recovery that immediately starts to put you behind for the […]

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    Bonner Springs woman faces ongoing challenge of ALS

    BONNER SPRINGS, Kan. — Two summers ago, millions of Americans got an icy thrill. The Ice Bucket Challenge raised $115 million to fight ALS which is also called Lou Gehrig’s Disease. A Bonner Springs family didn’t know much about ALS back then. In August, 2014, Tiffany Andrewjeski’s sons took the Ice Bucket Challenge, a fundraising […]

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    New CNN poll has Trump ahead of Clinton

    The bounce is back. Donald Trump comes out of his convention ahead of Hillary Clinton in the race for the White House, topping her 44% to 39% in a four-way matchup including Gary Johnson (9%) and Jill Stein (3%) and by three points in a two-way head-to-head, 48% to 45%. That latter finding represents a […]

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    Strange green foam bubbles out of storm drain, alarming residents

    BLUFFDALE, Utah — A strange green foam bubbling out of a sewer may seem like a scene out of “Ghostbusters,” but it really happened Thursday in the Utah city of Bluffdale. “So we got a report that there was a green foam bubbling up out of a storm drain here in Bluffdale, we sent some […]

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    Lee’s Summit scientists on the cutting edge in the fight against Zika

    LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. — Researchers in the metro are helping Zika patients attack the virus early. Local scientists in Lee’s Summit are involved in revolutionary new testing. Answers to that worldwide health concern are being sought at Viracor IBT Laboratories, where researchers have been given permission by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to run […]

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    Investigation indicates driver who struck, killed 17-year-old along I-70 had been drinking, was impaired

    EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, Mo. — The parents of a 17-year-old boy, who was struck and killed on Interstate 70 Sunday night, say they’ve learned that the driver who hit their son had been drinking and was impaired. Gabriel Mills died in the I-70 crash near Crysler Road. Mills, 17, and his girlfriend were on their way to meet […]

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    Is “Star Trek” out of this world? “Ice Age” cold and old? “AbFab” darling? Popcorn Bag Movie Reviews!

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — FOX 4’s Russ Simmon and Shawn Edwards took a break from the heat and headed indoors to check out “Star Trek,” “Ice Age,” and “AbFab.” Watch the video above to find out which ones are worth seeing and which ones are worth skipping over.   1) STAR TREK BEYOND (PG-13) Paramount Pictures RUSS […]

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    THC taints Colorado town’s water supply; residents warned not to use it

    HUGO, Colo. — Colorado may be home to legalized recreational marijuana, but you won’t find any pot shops in the town of Hugo, where such businesses are not permitted. Yet, somehow, evidence of tetrahydrocannabinol, better known as THC, has been found in the town’s water supply, officials said Thursday. Field tests revealed presumptive positive results […]

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    FOX 4 Investigates: Who’s securing Walmart’s low prices?

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police across the metro area know it is their duty to answer calls for help, no matter where they originate. In the metro, one mega retailer logs significantly more calls to police than any other. FOX 4 contacted eight police departments in the metro to find out how often they answer […]

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    Man found guilty in fatal crash that split victim’s Honda in half in Kansas City, Mo.

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Jackson County jury found a 31-year-old man guilty of involuntary manslaughter for killing another man three years ago by slamming into him with his car just as the man was getting off of work. Larneal Davis was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the third degree, leaving the scene of […]

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    Kansas City, Kan. police chief says anti-police speech has to stop because it has fatal consequences

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Two suspects being held in connection to the murder of Captain Dave Melton, 46, were described Wednesday during a news conference as two ‘young men’, one 18 and the other 20-years old. Neither has a significant criminal history, according to the police chief. Sources tell FOX 4 that the 20-year-old man is […]