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  • Suspects sought in deadly KCMO shooting

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City police officers are searching for a suspect that apparently shot and killed a man Sunday morning. Officers were called out to the Kirktown Townhomes near Longview Road and Food Lane at about 3:00am Sunday.  When they arrived, they found a man dead outside. There are no suspects in custody, and investigators haven’t released any information about who they’re looking for. If you can help solve this crime – or any other crimes in the […]

  • Illness linked to McDonald’s salads reported in Missouri

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. An outbreak of cyclospora linked to McDonald’s salads has sickened at least 61 people in seven states, federal health officials said Friday. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services says seven cyclospora infections have been reported that appear to be connected to McDonald’s salads. The Food and Drug Administration is working with McDonald’s to identify the salad ingredients making people sick and trace them through the supply chain. As a precaution, McDonald’s has stopped selling the salads […]

  • Missing Kansas City woman found dead in Shawnee home; suspect arrested for murder

    SHAWNEE, Kan. — The search for a missing Kansas City woman has turned into a homicide investigation.  Officers found Meshon Cooper-Williams inside a home in Shawnee on Saturday morning near 69th and Flint. Police will not say how she died– or if she was killed at the home. However, FOX4 does know that suspect Ronald Lee Kidwell is facing charges in Cooper-Williams’ death. He’s in the Johnson County jail on an intentional second degree murder charge. Last weekend, police issued […]

  • Salvador Perez will start as American League catcher for fifth-straight All-Star Game

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Salvador Perez earned his sixth-straight All-Star Game appearance this season, and Major League Baseball announced Saturday that the Royals backstop will be the American League’s starting catcher for the fifth-straight season in next week’s game in Washington, D.C. The Royals say in a news release that Perez was originally selected as a reserve, but will now start behind the plate in place of Tampa Bay’s Wilson Ramos, who will miss the game with an injury. Perez […]

  • First birthdays: July 14-15

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — If you would like to see your little one on the air, submit your photo here. The First Birthday segments sponsored by Dairy Queen will air on your child’s first birthday weekends on the FOX 4 Morning Show from 6-8 a.m. Saturday and 7-9 a.m. Sunday. Photos must be submitted at least one week prior to the child’s birthday. One person will be randomly chosen to receive a Dairy Queen birthday cake for their child’s 1st birthday!

  • ICYMI: Officer Oliver takes part in Lip Sync Battle Challenge

    LENEXA, Kan. — One of the latest participants in a “police lip sync challenge” isn’t old enough to join the force (heck, he’s not even old enough to drive), but he’s still getting a lot of attention for his skills. “Officer Oliver” Davis has been featured in online videos the last couple of years; the Johnson County boy first gained attention for riding in a police uniform around his neighborhood – on a mini police motorcycle.  In this newest video, […]

  • Leadership changes expected at next Clay County Commissioners meeting

    LIBERTY, Mo. — Multiple sources have told FOX4 that changes will happen within Clay County’s top administration during next Monday’s commissioners meeting. The personnel changes are slated to happen behind closed doors during an executive session. Sources say Clay County Administrator Dean Brookshier is reportedly leaving — and may be replaced by Assistant County Administrator Nicole Brown. If Brookshier leaves, taxpayers will likely foot the bill for the remainder of contract. FOX4 reached out to county officials on Friday. Presiding […]

  • KC nonprofit’s signs urge drivers to leave handicapped parking for those who need it

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A local nonprofit hopes their message keeps people from parking in handicapped spots when they shouldn’t. You might have seen the signs at private businesses around the metro. Now, they’re up at the Kansas City Zoo and will be going up at other public places in the city. The message is a simple one: “Think of me. Keep it free.” The signs feature children from Variety KC, a local nonprofit that helps disabled children live full lives. “Sometimes people […]

  • Fab Five coming to Kansas City to film third season of Netflix’s ‘Queer Eye’

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Fab Five of Netflix’s hit show “Queer Eye” will soon be taking over Kansas City. Yes, that’s right. Netflix announced Friday it has renewed the reality makeover show for a third season that will be filmed right here in KC. For the show’s first two seasons, they traveled throughout Georgia, but now they’re taking on the Midwest. Production is set to begin July 16. Mayor Sly James shared the show’s Facebook post announcing the big […]

  • 3 delicious recipes from Chef Jasper

    Chef Jasper’s Italian Picnic Chicken Parmesan Skewers  Ingredients: 1 1/2 lbs. boneless skinless chicken tenders 1/2 cup flour Salt and pepper to taste Olive oil for drizzle  2 eggs 2 cups Italian breadcrumbs 1/2 cup Grated Parmesan cheese  1 cup shredded Mozzarella 28 oz. Jasper’s Marinara Sauce 12 wooden bamboo skewers Directions: Soak your bamboo wood skewers in water for about 15 minutes so that they don’t burn on the grill.  Season the chicken with salt and pepper to taste.  […]

  • Surprise! Abby Eden and new daughter stop by the morning show to say hello

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — FOX4 had a very special guest and our newest member of the FOX4 family stop by the studio Friday. Abby Eden surprised the whole crew and brought her sweet baby girl, Dorothy, by to say hello. Mark Alford, Abby’s co-anchor, had no idea that she was stopping by, but he was all smiles when mom and baby stepped into the studio. See the surprise in the video player above.

  • Metro coaching legend Bud Lathrop passes away at 82

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City metro lost a true coaching legend Thursday. Former Raytown South coach Bud Lathrop passed away in his home at the age of 82. Lathrop is the winningest boys high school basketball coach in the history of the state of Missouri, winning 955 games, 35 conference championships and four state titles. He started coaching in Raytown in 1961 and retired in 2006 after coaching local stars such as Steve Schaal, Jevon Crudup and Chris Lindley, […]