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  • Spring Hill police chief placed on administrative leave

    SPRING HILL, Kan. —  The city of Spring Hill, Kan., confirms that Police Chief Richard Mann has been placed on administrative leave. Sergeant Lance Wipf will serve as the acting chief while Mann is suspended. Police did not release any further information about why Mann was suspended from the force.

  • KC Zoo looks forward to St. Patrick’s Day and parade of animals

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — FOX 4’s monthly “Zoo To You” segment is full of fun and facts. Each month a member of the Kansas City Zoo brings an animal by the studio and shares what makes them so unique. On Tuesday, March 6 Randy Wisthoff brought a Brazilian Rainbow Boa Constrictor. According to Randy, these creatures change colors and that helps them while hunting. Watch the video above to learn more about the Brazilian Rainbow Boa Constrictor. Fun events happening at the zoo: Zootasktik Learning Fest-Camouflage vs. Mimicry […]

  • Branzino with lobster fried rice

    Branzino with Lobster Fried Rice Ingredients: 1 ea Branzino Filet(can substitute trout or any other fish) 4 oz Precooked Jasmine Rice tossed with egg to coat 2 oz Lobster Meat 2 oz Infused Soy Sauce 1 oz Lobster Bisque 4-5 Leaves Baby Bok Choy 2 Tbs Shelled Edamame 1 Tbs Fresno Chile 1 Tbs Diced Red Onion 1 Tbs Diced Celery 1 Tbs Diced Carrot 1 Tbs Fresh Corn Kernels 1 tsp Canola Oil 1/2 tsp Sesame Oil Directions: Heat […]

  • Orange ginger mashed butternut squash

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — According to, 20 million Americans have some form of thyroid disease – and more than half don’t even know they have it. On Tuesday, local registered dietitian Lisa Markley is releasing the “Essential Thyroid Cookbook” – designed to help people with this condition. Lisa joined Fox 4 Thursday in studio to share one of these recipes.   More recipes: Sign up to receive a weekly email from FOX 4 with the recipes we featured on […]

  • Woman shares love of Salsa dancing with people of Matthew’s Ministry

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Christina Larson is sharing her love of Salsa dancing with some very special students.  As a part of Matthew’s Ministry, an outreach and support ministry for people with special needs, Larson teaches the exquisite art of Salsa dancing to people of all ages. “I wanted to bring something new to the table to keep the blood flowing,” Larson said. About 20 students danced Thursday afternoon as she offered instruction. Many of the dancers smiled and laughed […]

  • Kevin Ellis

    KC native Kevin Ellis makes MLS debut with Sporting KC

    by Taylor Dawson KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Last Saturday’s victory over the Columbus Crew was a great confidence boost for Sporting KC, which hadn’t won a home game since May 5. Kevin Ellis, a local product from Oak Park High School, made his MLS debut during the second half of the match. Last year, Ellis had ten appearances and seven starts in the MLS Reserve League. He played college soccer for Barton County Community College, and was a product of the […]

  • Royals remain in contention

    by Sarah Espy MINNEAPOLIS — After they split a four game weekend series in Minnesota, the Royals return home Tuesday and open a six-game home stand. The pitching staff continues to stay strong for the Royals. They lead the American League with 3.57 team ERA. Trending up is the Royals’ offense, with a team batting average of .259, which is sixth best in the American League. The Royals (38-41) remain in third place of the AL Central, four and a […]

  • Snowden applies for asylum in Russia

    (CNN) — Edward Snowden has applied for asylum in Russia, the state-run RIA Novosti news agency reported Monday, quoting a consular official at the Moscow airport. However, Russia’s semi-official Interfax news agency continued to report that the head of Russia’s immigration services denied any asylum request had been made. The confusion reflected the diplomatic tensions over the status of Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who has admitted leaking classified documents on U.S. surveillance programs and is in the […]

  • Record-tying temperatures in Death Valley

    (CNN) — The high temperature at Death Valley in the southwestern United States on Sunday was 129 degrees, tying an all-time June record, CNN meteorologist Todd Borek reported Monday.

  • Behind the Scenes with Microsoft: Xbox, Design Lab, Interactive Surface Computing

    LOS ANGELES — Microsoft is an institution in the world of tech. The company makes everything from computer software to gaming hardware. We recently got to go behind the scenes inside their sprawling Seattle-area campus to check out what the company is working on for the future. Our tour started at the visitor center. “It’s kind of a history tour where you can see the history of computing,” said Microsoft blogger, Steve Clayton. “You can also see some of the […]

  • Aaron Hernandez jerseys selling at high price

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Owners of Aaron Hernandez football jerseys have taken to eBay to rid themselves of his jersey — and make a hefty profit. Official Hernandez jerseys, which went for $100 online, are now selling for a premium, and bids are reaching twice the original value. Hernandez was an NFL player for the New England Patriots until last week, when police charged him with first-degree murder. Prosecutors say he had a falling out with a friend at a […]

  • Oliver Lee Berry

    Missing man found in Kansas City

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A 58-year-old man who was reported missing on June 24 has been found, according to Kansas City, Kan., police. Oliver Lee Berry was located in the area of 10th and Main in Kansas City, Missouri on Friday, June 28, at approximately 4:30 p.m. in good condition. Mr. Berry was located following a tip of his whereabouts. There is nothing further to report at this time.

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