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  • New concept offers brunch at 21 metro restaurants, all for a good cause

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A new concept in Kansas City allows you to enjoy brunch while also giving back to the community. It’s called Give and Partake. For $50, you buy a voucher book that features 21 restaurants across the metro. The book features two menu options from each restaurant. You get to decide which one you want, the server stamps the book and then brunch is on the restaurant. Half of the profits from each book go to Big […]

  • 2 people in custody after shots fired at Country Club Plaza

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City police are investigating after shots were reported at the Country Club Plaza. The incident was reported just before noon Tuesday near 47th and Summit Street. No injuries have been reported. Five to six shots were reportedly fired outside a business, according to witnesses on the scene. Police initially took one person into custody around 12:30 p.m. but police continued to search for a second suspect. Around 3 p.m. police took that second suspect into […]

  • Tips to make traveling for work less stressful for your kids

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Traveling for work can be stressful for your kids. Debbie Karlstrand from the Family Conservancy stopped by the FOX4 studio Tuesday, Oct. 16 to share her tips to make your next trip out of town easier on your children. If you would like more information you can contact the Family Conservancy at (913) 342-1110.

  • Easy recipes for pumpkin bread and pumpkin muffins to try at home

    Denise’s pumpkin bread 1 Can Pumpkin 3 1/3 C flour 1 C oil 2 tsp cinnamon 4 eggs 1 tsp nutmeg 1/2 C water 1 1/2 tsp salt 3 C sugar 2 tsp.baking soda 2 semi-sweet chocolate chips Directions: Mix all ingredients together. Pour batter into 2 greased loaf pans. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hr and 15 mins. Denise’s pumpkin cookies 2 C flour 1 C packed brown sugar 1 C quick or old fashioned oats, uncooked 1 […]

  • Watch: Three candidates for Kansas governor face off in debate

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The top three candidates competing in the Kansas gubernatorial race faced off in a debate Tuesday. The Kansas Association of Broadcasters sponsored the debate for Republican Kris Kobach, Democrat Laura Kelly and Independent Greg Orman. Watch the full debate in the video player above.

  • UPDATE: Missing man with schizophrenia found safe, police say

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City police say a missing man who family says suffers from schizophrenia has been found safe. D’arrius Powell was last seen at about 7:45 a.m. Monday leaving the ReDiscover Crisis Center on 12th Street. Powell’s family said they’re concerned for his mental health. Powell is described as 6-foot-tall, weighing about 220 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black and gray coat with camouflage shoulders, a black shirt and shiny black pants, police say. Police are […]

  • Lenexa fire leaves 1 person dead, 6 others homeless

    LENEXA, Kan. — A man is dead and six others are homeless following a fire in Lenexa. The fire started early Sunday morning at a home on Redbird Street. All seven people inside the burning home escaped, but a man suffered severe burns. He later died at an area hospital from his injuries. Friends of the homeowners are stepping up to help. “It`s nice to see that other people are stepping up to help,” family friend Joe Procter said. “We’ve […]

  • Easy roasted cauliflower chowder

    Easy roasted cauliflower chowder Ingredients: 1 head cauliflower, chopped 1 onion, chopped 5 garlic cloves 1 Tbsp olive oil 2 cups almond milk, unsweetened 2 Tbsp vegetable bouillon 2 cups water 1 tsp thyme, dried salt and pepper to taste 2 drops liquid smoke optional 1/4 tsp adobo sauce optional Directions: Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Trim cauliflower into chunks and discard stalk. Place cauliflower, chopped onion and garlic cloves on cookie sheet. Drizzle with oil and toss to combine. Roast for 20 minutes or until tender and golden. Place almond milk, water and vegetable bouillon powder in a saucepan […]

  • Local h.s. football coach surprised with $400 to help his team

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Hogan Prep Academy’s football coach treats his students and his players just like family members and a coach from another school noticed and nominated him for FOX4’s Pay-It-Forward Award. Eric McIntosh said Coach Phil Lacuola is “one of the greatest coaches here in the Kansas City metro area.” McIntosh said Laculoa is always looking for ways to help the community and his team. Coach Laculoa thought FOX4 was interviewing him about his athletes when Kathy Quinn and […]

  • Charges updated for Minnesota man suspected of kidnapping 13-year-old Lenexa girl

    OLATHE, Kan. — Charges have been amended for a Minnesota man suspected in the kidnapping earlier this year of a 13-year-old Lenexa girl. Dechon Michael White, 23, is now being charged with two counts of rape and has been booked into the Johnson County jail. According to the amended complaint, officials say that on or about July 2 and July 3, White had sexual intercourse with a child under the age of 14. White’s bond has been set at $250,000 […]

  • Suspect in KCMO homicide in custody

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Prosecutors have charged a young Kansas City woman in a deadly stabbing. Heaven Redick, 18, surrendered to police in connection to a stabbing that happened Tuesday night.  Prosecutors say Alaysia Nelson, 18, was stabbed to death during an apparent argument over a boyfriend.  This happened  at Canyon Creek Apartments near 93rd and Bales. Court papers indicate that Redick had been arguing with Nelson via text messages before the stabbing. Prosecutors indicated Sunday that they asked for a $250,000 […]

  • More than 800 pets adopted in KC metro this weekend

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It was a huge weekend for pet adoptions throughout the city. It was the seventh year that four shelters in the metro joined forces in the KC Mega Match. Their goal was to find matches for 1,000 pets and owners in three days. Every dog, cat, kitten, puppy, lizard and rabbit was only $25. They only do it once a year in an effort to clear out the crowded shelters before winter weather sets in. Organizers […]