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  • Kids design updates for KCK playground named for murdered 10-year-old girl

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A special playground in KCK is getting a facelift, thanks to the help of some kids. Children from the Armourdale neighborhood designed their dream playgrounds Wednesday. The designs will eventually be used to update Pammy’s Playground near 10th Street and Kansas Avenue. The playground is named for Pamela Butler, who was just 10 years old when she was kidnapped and killed in 1999. Cherri West, Pamela’s mother, said Pammy would have loved the idea. “It is […]

  • Mermaids take over Kansas City’s SEA LIFE Aquarium in May

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Mermaids are taking over SEA LIFE Aquarium beginning next week. Starting on May 3, mermaids will be diving underwater next to the sharks and stingrays. The mermaids will be in the underwater tunnel experience, called the Ocean Exhibit. “We hope the love these mermaids have for the ocean will help kids of all ages love the ocean even more with this amazing experience,” said Shannon Wallace, Marketing Manager at SEA LIFE. The mermaids won’t just be […]

  • Q39 adding new menu items on 5 year anniversary of grand opening

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One of Kansas City’s most popular barbecue restaurants is rolling out 15 new menu items to mark its fifth anniversary. Q39’s owner and executive chef says the new menu items follow his mission of bringing fresh competition-style barbecue with a twist. New items will include Buffalo Cauliflower and Smoked Beef Brisket Poutine. One thing you’ll notice about a lot of the new items, like the grilled pork belly sandwich, is there’s no barbecue sauce. Owner Rob […]

  • Pedestrian dies after being hit by semi in downtown loop

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A pedestrian has died after being struck by a semi in the downtown loop Saturday morning, according to police. The crash happened just before 11:30 a.m. According to investigators, a 34-year-old man was walking across the interstate when he was hit by the semi truck in the eastbound lanes of I-70 near Main Street. The semi driver did stop and is cooperating with the investigation. Drivers are being asked to avoid the area. This is a […]

  • Zookeeper attacked by male tiger at Topeka Zoo

    TOPEKA, Kan. –Police are investigating a report of a person attacked by a tiger at the Topeka Zoo. The attack was reported around 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Zoo near SW 6th Avenue and SW Gage Boulevard. According to the City of Topeka, a female zookeeper was in the same area as a male tiger, named Sanjiv, when he attacked. The zookeeper was taken to the hospital and was alert and awake when she was transported. The zoo was shut […]

  • New poll: Lucas leads Justus in mayor’s race with many voters still undecided

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A new poll has Councilman Quinton Lucas leading Councilwoman Jolie Justus in the 2019 mayoral race, with many voters remaining undecided. The poll, conducted by Remington Research Group, and paid for by Missouri Scout, was conducted on April 17 and 18. Among likely voters, 38 percent said they would vote for Lucas if the election were held the day of the poll, while 31 percent said they would vote for Justus, with 31 percent still undecided. […]

  • Belton police investigate overnight homicide

    BELTON, Mo. — Police in Belton are investigating a homicide that happened overnight. According to police, investigators were called to the 300 block of Grand Street on a shooting shortly after midnight Saturday. When they arrived, they found a man  suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to the hospital where he later died from his injuries. Police have not released the man’s identity, pending notification of family members. Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline […]

  • Independence police looking for man missing since November

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Independence police are asking for the public’s help to find a man missing since November. Stephen Maybir, 32, has been missing since Nov. 22, 2018. According to police, Stephen had recently moved to Independence from Hawaii to care for his sick father. His family and friends haven’t heard from him and haven’t been able to contact him. Independence police first shared information on his disappearance in March and the agency says they are still investigating and looking […]

  • Family’s stolen U-Haul found in Kansas City; police still looking for suspect

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City police say they’ve recovered the stolen U-Haul and vehicle belonging to a family that just moved to the city. Unfortunately, many of the family’s possessions were destroyed. FOX4 first told you about the Holmes family April 9. Sabrina and Paul Holmes just moved to Kansas City from Doniphan, Missouri earlier that week. “The opportunity with work and everything presented more opportunities,” Paul said. Less than 24 hours after they arrived in the city, their […]

  • Missing Jackson County sex offender arrested in Kansas City

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Jackson County sex offender is in custody after failing to register, according to the sheriff’s office. Clarence Hamilton Jr., 51,  was arrested Thursday morning by the U.S. Marshals Office after an anonymous tipster said Hamilton was in the area of 7000 Walrond. He was taken into custody without incident and is being held at the Jackson County Department of Corrections. The sheriff’s office had asked the public for help locating Hamilton, who had 13 active […]

  • Judge finds Kansas City woman guilty in 2018 murder

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Jackson County judge found a Kansas City woman guilty in a 2018 murder case where the victim’s body was found in her basement. Michelle Dunkin, 46, was found guilty of second-degree murder, armed criminal action and being a felon in possession of a weapon in the death of Michael Fisher. According to court documents, on March 13, 2018, police were contacted by a witness who said they had received a phone call from Dunkin asking […]

  • Cadet suffers minor injuries after accidental shooting at KC police academy

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A cadet is expected to be OK after accidentally shooting herself in the leg at the Kansas City police academy. According to police, the shooting happened shortly before 4 p.m. Wednesday at the academy in the 6800 block of NE Pleasant Valley Road. The cadet’s leg was grazed by a bullet while she was training at the shooting range. She suffered minor injuries. The cadet is expected to return to training Thursday.

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