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  • Amtrak riders headed to Kansas City stranded after boulder crashes through train

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Amtrak has suspended service on its Missouri River Runner route after a boulder crashed into the train Friday night. A statement from Amtrak said, “At about 5:55 p.m., a boulder hit the Missouri River Runner train 313, traveling from St. Louis, MO to Kansas City, MO, leading to mechanical problems. There are no injuries to passengers on board reported at the time the boulder fell. The train was being held at Morrison, Missouri, and passengers told FOX4 […]

  • Pleasant Hill man facing felony charge after allegedly stabbing relative over broken egg

    PLEASANT HILL, Mo. — A Pleasant Hill man is facing a felony charge after allegedly stabbing his relative over a broken egg. Joshua Kincaid, 22, is charged with one count of assault with serious physical injuries on a special victim in Cass County court. According to court documents, Kincaid was arguing with a relative while unpacking groceries on Jan. 13. The victim told investigators that the argument started when he broke an egg that belonged to Kincaid. He also said […]

  • Chiefs QB lookalike ‘Paca Mahomes’ shows his Chiefs spirit from Grain Valley farm

    GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. — With the AFC Championship game coming to Kansas City, it seems like everyone is showing Chiefs pride, including members of the animal kingdom. Meet Patrick Mahomes’ namesake, in alpaca form: Paca Mahomes. “Paca Mahomes is 14 1/2 yrs old…and is also available for Head and Shoulders commercials with all that fabulous hair,” said his owner, Tessa Roberts.  Roberts and her family began their alpaca farm in Grain Valley in November.  “As soon as we saw this […]

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    FBI looking for man who tried to rob Overland Park bank

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — The FBI is looking for a man who tried to rob an Overland Park bank Thursday afternoon. The attempted bank robbery was reported at 3:20 p.m. at First Federal Bank at 86th and Metcalf Avenue. According to investigators, the man entered the bank, showed a weapon and demanded money. When he was unable to get the money, he ran away. Nobody was inured. The suspect is described as a white man in his mid 30’s, weighing […]

  • ‘He’s the greatest coach’: Chiefs fan takes Andy Reid love to the next level with new tattoo

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — In Kansas City, people are clearly passionate about Chiefs football, but one Kansas City man has taken his love of Big Red to the next level. “To me, he’s the greatest coach, so I had to have him,” Robert Gaskins explained while getting a tattoo of Andy Reid’s face on his leg at Limitless Tattoo in Midtown. Gaskins has been a fan of sports his entire life and credits it with helping him through hard times. […]

  • Woman charged with leaving scene of crash where Turner Middle School student was hurt

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A woman is now facing charges in connection to a hit-and-run crash that left a Turner Middle School student injured. Whitney Lynn Purvis is charged in Wyandotte County with one count of leaving the scene of an accident involving injury and driving while on a suspended license. According to police, a 13-year-old student was trying to cross the street near S. 55th Street and Osage avenue Monday afternoon when they were hit by a car, which […]

  • New indictment claims KU researcher hid being recruited for Chinese talent program

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A new indictment is shedding more light on the case of a University of Kansas researcher who is accused of hiding the fact that he was also doing work for the Chinese government. The new indictment unveiled Wednesday in federal court charges Feng “Franklin” Tao with two counts of wire fraud and one count of program fraud for allegedly concealing from KU that he was doing work for China while he was employed at the University. […]

  • 2 people injured in shooting at 80th and Flora

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A shooting at on the city’s east side has left two people injured, according to Kansas City police. The double shooting was reported around 6 p.m. Tuesday night near E. 80th Street and Flora Avenue. One victim was taken to the hospital with serious injuries, while the other person suffered non-life threatening injuries. Police have not released any suspect information. Anyone who has information on the shooting is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS […]

  • Frustrated metro family starts their own tip line in search for missing Liberty teen

    LIBERTY, Mo. — Patti Tam has waited for answers for nearly three years. That’s how long her youngest child, Desirea Ferris, has been missing. “Her room is pretty much the same. I mean, besides the big poster boards that we hung up, I mean, it’s just Bruno Mars or Michael Jackson,” she said. Desirea disappeared in the early morning hours of May 2, 2017.  Her daughter’s last gesture came in the form of a birthday card. “That morning I got […]

  • Kansas City man charged after allegedly stealing car, kidnapping worker at car dealership

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City man is facing a string of charges after he allegedly stole a car and kidnapped a worker from a car dealership. Dawontay Frazier, 26, is charged with kidnapping, assault, armed criminal action , stolen auto and felon in possession of a firearms charges in Jackson County. According to court documents, Frazier went to a car dealership at 83rd and Bannister Road on Jan. 8 and parked a Cadillac in front of the business […]

  • Evergy says power restored to most customers after 11,000 affected by winter storm

    Around Kansas City, a quarter-inch of ice covered trees, roads and other surfaces as temperatures plummeted overnight, leaving law enforcement scrambling to handle calls of dozens of crashes and stranded motorists.

  • Kansas City police investigating after woman shot and killed near 24th and Kensington

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City police are investigating after a woman was shot and killed on the city’s east side late Friday night. Police were called to the 2400 block of Kensington around 11 p.m. on a reported shooting. When the arrived, they found a woman shot to death inside of a home.  The suspect is described as a black man wearing a black hoodie. Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).

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