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  • ‘We have to move forward’: Local UAW union workers taking part in GM strike

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Roughly 49,000 workers at General Motors plants in the U.S. plan to go on strike just before midnight Sunday, but talks between the United Auto Workers and the automaker will resume. Some 200 union workers from UAW’s Local 31 Chapter tell FOX4 they plan to take part in the strike Sunday night, some adding that they made sacrifices for General Motors that have not been accounted for. “We believe that we presented a strong offer to […]

  • A Grinch caught on camera, steals KCK boys’ Christmas

    A family on a budget is trying to make sense of what happened after a thief stole several items they were trying to sell in the night. 

  • Police identify 4 victims killed in separate double shootings in South KC

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City police have identified four people killed in two separate double shootings Tuesday. Jalen Stevens, 21, was killed when the black Ford Mustang he was riding in was shot up near 79th and Blue Ridge Blvd. The driver of the car, Makih Briggs, 20, was taken to the hospital, but died Wednesday morning. Family told FOX4 that an argument took place at a nearby gas station. Then a truck followed them out of the parking […]

  • Speaking out on opioid abuse, Kansas City’s Black Panther wants to help you save yourself

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Superheroes come in all shapes and sizes but each has a special mission. On Tuesday, FOX4 met a superhero who says his mission isn’t to save people but to help people save themselves. “People kept saying I looked like the Black Panther character,” Johnny Dorviles said. “I wanted to use that for a good cause.” Dorviles dresses up as the Black Panther and visits schools, hospitals and other businesses to raise awareness about opioid abuse. “There […]

  • Paseo vs. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard debate flares up ahead of November vote

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The debate between the Paseo and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard still rages on, which was evident Monday night at a forum for those on both sides of the issue. There were tears, mixed emotions and even accusations of untruthful claims. But there wasn’t an agreement on how everyone could move forward. So the divide over the historic street’s name continues, but now with an upcoming deadline. “The change has been made. It’s been received, and […]

  • Bahamas resident responds to hurricane aftermath

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The death toll in the Bahamas is now up to 44 but officials say that number is likely to rise as search teams find more people under debris. “We’re in survival mode,” said Nat Cambridge. “It’s no small thing we’re dealing with here in the Grand Bahamas.” It’s been a week since Hurricane Dorian swept through the island, taking everything with it that wasn’t bolted down. “People are sleeping in their cars and on the beach; […]

  • Lee’s Summit man’s smoke break ends with 30 stitches, 5 staples

    The man told FOX4 that two gentleman walked across the street toward him. Then, one hit him in the head with a bar glass.

  • ‘We need help’: Bahamas resident says they weren’t prepared for a hurricane like Dorian

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Bahamas have been overwhelmed by incredible destruction from Hurricane Dorian, which took at least 20 lives. The hurricane pulverized the islands for two days, hurling catastrophic winds and relentless rain. It was the strongest storm ever to make landfall in the country. Residents that FOX4 has spoken to say even though the winds have calmed down now, rescue teams are still going strong. “We need help,” resident Frankie Williams said. “Water is a big one, […]

  • KCPS principal asks for unique favor — a little help with her students’ laundry at school

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A KC principal is looking for a little bit of help so her students can look good and feel good. When FOX4 pulled up to Central Middle School around 3 p.m. Tuesday, school buses were gathering around, sports teams were lining up for practice and parents were walking into the school to pick up their kids. It was business per usual on campus; everything as you would expect to see at a middle school — until […]

  • Marine walking across the country for homeless veterans stops in Kansas City

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It was about 90 degrees outside when FOX4 flagged down Michael Gmur, who was pushing a 100-pound buggy that says “Vet walking across USA for Homeless Vets.” “I started walking from Portland, Maine, on June 8, so this is my 86th day on the road,” Gmur said. The Marine said he’s slept outside, in jails and even taken offers to sleep at strangers’ homes. “People have been really nice and even supportive with money for the […]

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    Boy who nearly drowned at Oceans of Fun taken off of life support; family planning to donate organs

    A 15-year-old boy who nearly drowned in the wave pool at Oceans of Fun has lost brain function while on life support, his pastor told FOX4. 

  • KCKPD builds bonds with community through ‘Slurpee with a Cop,’ talks gun safety

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Seven homicides in Kansas City in the last 72 hours prompted City Council members to act. A city committee voted unanimously to put two ordinances into place. On Thursday, the ordinances go before the full council. The first says anyone under 18 can’t purchase or carry a firearm. If they’re found with one, they’ll be placed into teen programs that prevent criminal activity. The second ordinance puts adults in jail for 6 months if they provide […]

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