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  • ‘This isn’t real’: Witness recounts horrifying crash that left 2 people dead after police chase

    SMITHVILLE, Mo. — A high-speed chase in the Northland ended with two people killed and another injured Monday night. One man who witnessed it said he still can’t quite believe what he saw. “My heart was just going nuts, almost couldn’t breathe,” Nicholas Obsorn said. “I can’t imagine what the family must be thinking, how they must feel now, what it must be like to be that car, in that situation. I just can’t imagine.” Osborn heard the sirens start […]

  • Crime Files CSI: FOX4 goes inside KCPD’s crime lab

    FOX4 went where no cameras have ever gone before. Kansas City Police Department's all-in-one forensic science lab.

  • Man pleads guilty to 2017 robbery that lead to shooting of Independence officer

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — A 54-year-old man has plead guilty to the 2017 robbery of Don Fowler that lead to the shooting of Independence officer Thomas Wagstaff. Jackson County prosecutors say Donald Nussbaum plead guilty to first degree robbery and armed criminal action. Nussbaum admitted to driving Joseph Wyatt and Ronar Santiago-Torres to Fowler’s home on March 29, 2017 with the intent to commit a robbery. Nussbaum, the son of Fowler’s girlfriend, was aware of the plans to tie up the […]

  • Picture of footprint on the moon

    Union Station hosting 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 moon landing celebration

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It’s the week of the 50th anniversary of the first time humans set foot on the moon, and Union Station is helping metro residents celebrate. On July 16, 1969 at 8:32 a.m., the Apollo 11 rocket launched from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Four days later, the spacecraft touched down on the moon, and Neil Armstrong took his famous “giant leap for mankind.” Union station is commemorating the launch with free moon viewings on Tuesday, […]

  • Photo of Shaq AKA DJ Diesel

    Shaquille O’Neal coming to Power and Light District as DJ Diesel

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Shaq isn't just a former pro basketball star. He's also a DJ.

  • How to make sheet pan s’mores

    What you need:  Directions: Watch the video attached to this story for full baking and assembly instructions. More recipes: Sign up to receive a weekly email from FOX4 with the recipes we featured on our FOX4 newscasts. Click here to add your name to the list.

  • UPdate: KCK police say missing 15-year-old boy with autism has been found safe

    *Update: Kansas City, Kansas police say 15-year-old Tristen Doty was found safe. KANSAS CITY, Kan. — KCK police are asking for the public’s help to find a missing 15-year-old boy who has autism. Tristen Doty was last seen around 7:30 p.m. Monday heading east near N. 29th Street and State Avenue, near Kensington Park. Police said the boy has autism and requires continuous care, so his family is worried for his safety. He is described as 5-foot-2, weighing 160 pounds […]

  • UPDATE: Missing 9-year-old boy found safe, Kansas City police say

    UPDATE: Kansas City police say Javion has been located and is safe.  KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City police are searching for a missing 9-year-old boy who is without his medication. Javion Robert was last seen at about 5:30 p.m. Monday near E. 99th Street and James A. Reed Road in Kansas City. He hasn’t been seen since and doesn’t have his medicine with him, police said. The 9-year-old is described as 5-foot-1, weighing 100 pounds with brown hair and […]

  • Cooking with Karli: Spicy pork lettuce wraps and blueberry scone peach shortcakes

    Spicy pork lettuce wraps Ingredients: ¼ cup soy sauce 2 Tablespoon brown sugar 2 teaspoons fish sauce 2 Tablespoons Garlic Chili Sauce or Sriracha ¼ cup grapeseed oil 6 green onions, white parts only, sliced thin 4 garlic cloves, chopped 2 lbs. ground Pork Kosher Salt to season Boston Bibb or Butter lettuce leaves, lime wedges, and cilantro (for serving) Directions: Mix the soy sauce, brown sugar, fish sauce, and 2 tablespoons Sriracha in a small bowl; set aside. Heat […]

  • Merriam police looking for missing 17-year-old girl

    MERRIAM, Kan. — The Merriam Police Department is attempting to locate a missing 17-year-old girl. Police reported Aubreana Marquel Mecum missing just after 5:30 Sunday evening. She is described as standing 5’2″ and weighs 155 pounds. She has blond hair and blue eyes. Police said she is possibly driving a tan Ford Taurus. Anyone with information is asked to call the police department at 913-782-0270. MISSING-17 year old Aubreana Marquel Mecum. 5ft 2in, 155 pounds, blond hair, blue eyes. Possibly […]

  • Recipes: Chef Jasper’s Heirloom Gazpacho Salad & Bader Peach Cobbler Hand Pies

    INGREDIENTS 4 Slices Watermelon 1/4 tsp. olive oil 1/2 Lb. Feta Cheese 1/4 Lb. Prosciutto Ham thinly sliced 2 TBS. Balsamic Glaze Fresh mint METHOD Fire up the grill. Cut watermelon into triangles. Brush eat watermelon triangle with all of oil. Grill on each side for 1 minute. Place on platter and top with Prosciutto ham slices and feta cheese. Drizzle with Balsamic glaze. Garnish with mint. Serve. Chef Jasper’s Notes: It’s summertime and if you love watermelon, you’re going […]

  • Man wanted for ‘violent crime spree’ in St. Louis arrested in Liberty

    LIBERTY, Mo. — A man was arrested in the Kansas City metro on July 12 for a series of armed robberies in St. Louis, according to a statement from the U.S. Marshal’s Office. Chris Brown was taken into custody by the Western District of Missouri U.S. Marshal Task Force after he was seen arriving at a motel at 4 p.m. He had been tracked to the motel, located near the I-35 and Highway 152 interchange. He was arrested without incident. […]

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