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  • UPDATE: Missing 14-year-old boy from Kansas City found safe, police say

    UPDATE: Police say the 14-year-old has been found safe.  Original story: KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police are searching for a missing 14-year-old boy from Kansas City. Christopher Sims was last seen around 11:45 a.m. Tuesday in the area of East 67th and James A. Reed Road. Police say Christopher suffers from some mental health problems. He is described as 5-foot-10, weighing 200 pounds. He was last seen wearing a light-colored shirt , grey pants and grey tennis shoes. Anyone who […]

  • KCPD identifies 25-year-old man shot to death near downtown

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Homicide detectives are looking for a car and shooting suspect after finding a 25-year-old man dead on Sunday morning near 9th and Harrison. Police say officers went to the area just before 5 a.m., where they found Dante L. Wachtler dead in the street. Investigators are looking for this small silver or gold four-door car, the driver was seen headed east from 8th Street and Harrison: Anyone with information is asked to call the Homicide Unit […]

  • Grandma’s cheesy corn

    Grandma’s Cheesy Corn Ingredients: 1 ea. 32 oz. frozen golden corn 1 stick unsalted butter 6 oz. cream cheese 6 oz. sour cream 2 oz. white sugar 1/2 tsp. garlic gran. 1/2 tsp. onion gran. 2 Tbsp. Dried Chives + more to garnish Salt & Pepper to taste Directions: Place corn in pan on stovetop and warm on medium until most of the moisture is cooked off. Add butter, turn up heat and stir while cooking. When butter is melted […]

  • Family Conservancy’s tips to make homework time more efficient

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — School is back in session, and that means it’s time for homework and studying. Debbie Karlstrand from the Family Conservancy stopped by the FOX4 studio Tuesday, Aug. 21 to share tips to make homework more meaningful and less challenging for your kids. Debbie suggests: Having a homework buddy Being present in the work area Eliminating distractions Communicating with the teacher If you would like more information you can contact the Family Conservancy at (913) 342-1110.

  • Former Kansas State basketball player guilty in I-435 road rage shooting

    OLATHE, Kan. — A Kansas State basketball player charged in a January road rage shooting on I-435 pleaded guilty to obstructing apprehension or prosecution Tuesday. Amaad Wainright will return to court Oct. 24 for sentencing. As part of a plea agreement, prosecutors dropped the fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer charge he faced. FOX4’s Shannon O’Brien spoke with Wainright as he left the courthouse and asked why he took the plea deal. He did not comment on that matter, […]

  • Share your back-to-school photos here

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Summer has already come and gone. Now it’s time for kids to head back to school and begin another year of learning. Be sure to make time to take one of those treasured first day of school photos. When you look back in a few years, you’ll be glad they did. Even if your kid gives you an eye roll or pitches a fit, still get a photo. They’ll thank you for it later. Also, we’d […]

  • ‘Modern Family’ star Eric Stonestreet goes on recruiting trip with K-State football

    MANHATTAN, Kan. — Kansas State football is getting some Hollywood help in the recruiting department. “Modern Family” star and KCK native Eric Stonestreet is creating a spoof series with the Wildcats. Watch the series’ first episode in the video player above. In it, he suits up and makes an “official” recruiting visit to the university. “I don’t know what’ going to happen after ‘Modern Family,’ and I thought, ‘You know what? I’ve achieved one of my dreams in life of […]

  • Steel worker hospitalized after 2,000-pound beam falls at Kansas City business

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — An industrial accident east of downtown Kansas City hospitalized a worker Monday. A 2,000-pound beam fell on a man at Lawson Steel near Dora and Highland at about 4:30 p.m. Firefighters didn’t know the condition of the worker, but the department did confirm he was taken to a hospital. This is a developing story. FOX4 will provide updates as we get more details.

  • Rainbow quinoa salad

    Ingredients: 1 cup quinoa, dry 2 cups water 2 cups finely chopped spinach 3 cups cooked or canned black beans 1 cup frozen corn, thawed 1 red bell pepper, diced 2 medium tomatoes, diced 5 green onions, chopped ¼ cup chopped cilantro 1 avocado, diced Dressing ingredients: ½ cup extra virgin olive oil ¼ cup apple cider vinegar ¼ cup lime juice 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cumin 1/8 teaspoon chili powder black pepper to taste Directions: 1. To prepare […]

  • Back-to-school flavorful fun campaign 2018 recipes from Jeff Mauro

    Easy dinner: Cook Once, Eat Twice: Leftovers for lunch Baked Potato Chip-crusted Chicken Tenders Chicken tenders, marinated in mustard sauce then coated in crushed BBQ chip and baked until crispy. Served with mustard dipping sauce Dipping sauce made with Juicy Juice 100% Mango Juice, honey, mayo, lime juice Tip: Turn the chicken tenders into lunch the following day — Chicken Tender Club wrap   Ingredients: 1 recipe Mango Dipping Sauce 1 cup BBQ Sauce 1 lb chicken tenders 1 cup […]

  • Second man charged in deadly Grandview shooting that began as argument

    GRANDVIEW, Mo. — Prosecutors filed charges Monday against a second person in connection with a deadly shooting in Grandview, but on Tuesday announced that they are still looking for him. Steven Samson, 29,  faces one count of second-degree murder and one count of armed criminal action in the death of 41-year-old Dennis Maurice Gordon Jr. Police found Gordon dead in the street near White Ave. & High Grove Rd. Monday, Aug. 6, 2018 around 12:49 p.m. Gordon sustained a gunshot wound […]

  • Watch: Local mom Rosilyn Temple gives heartfelt cry for help to stop the violence in KC

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One day after Kansas City saw three homicides in a 24-hour span, FOX4 invited Rosilyn Temple, head of the local group “Mothers In Charge,” onto the Morning Show to chat about what people in the community can do to reduce the murder rate. Temple started the group after her son was murdered at 26 years old. “I knew we had a problem, but the problem became my problem,” Temple told FOX4. “So I had to get out and […]