Church members see memories go up in smoke as historic downtown Kansas City church burns

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The fire that destroyed a historic church west of downtown has been ruled accidental. Fire investigators determined that the fire at Evangelistic Center Church started in the northwest corner of the building around the kitchen and furnace room. Investigators were able to tear down some walls and gather enough evidence to […]

Family, friends gather to honor Emporia State student following her sudden death

OLATHE, Kan. – Friends and family of an Emporia State University student who was found dead in her sorority home gathered Monday night for a prayer vigil. Erika Jaremko, 19, was found dead inside the Sigma Sigma Sigma house several days ago. Family members told FOX 4 on Monday they still don’t know the cause […]

Four days after fire erupts, historic downtown KC church is still smoldering

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Four days after a massive fire destroyed a historic church in downtown Kansas City, the building is still smoldering as neighboring businesses get back to work. Firefighters were called to the Evangelistic Center Church near Truman and Troost around 5:30 a.m., Sunday when a driver passing by noticed the smoke coming from […]

Famed evangelist Billy Graham dies at 99

MONTREAT, N.C.  — Evangelist Billy Graham — a confidant to presidents, a guiding light to generations of American evangelicals and a globe-trotting preacher who converted millions to Christianity — died Wednesday at the age of 99, his spokesman confirmed to CNN. Graham passed away at his home in Montreat, North Carolina, spokesman Jeremy Blume said. The […]