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  • Olathe man charged with blackmailing teen over nude photos on MocoSpace app

    OLATHE, Kan. — An Olathe man is facing a string of charges, including electronic solicitation of a child and blackmail after he allegedly threatened an underage girl if she wouldn’t send him nude pictures. Logan Clements, 21, allegedly began messaging an underage girl on MocoSpace in Dec. 2018. She initially told him she was 18, but he learned she was underage a week later when they exchanged phone numbers. Soon after the teen and Clements began communicating on social media, […]

  • Lawsuit filed against Harrisonville School District, former coach over alleged sexual misconduct with student

    HARRISONVILLE, Mo. — A civil lawsuit filed this month in Cass County Circuit Court alleges that the Harrisonville School District failed to protect a student who was involved in an inappropriate sexual relationship with a staff member, who happened to be the Superintendent’s son. The Harrisonville School District, former Superintendent Frank Dahman and former coach Joe Dahman, along with others are named in the lawsuit filed on behalf of a minor child, identified only as Jane Doe. The lawsuit alleges […]

  • Royals single-game tickets on sale this week

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Baseball season is almost here, and the Kansas City Royals have announced that single-game tickets will go on sale at the end of the week. Single- game tickets for the 2019 season go on sale online and on the MLB Ballpark App Friday, Jan. 25 at 10 a.m. local time. Tickets for every regular season home game, including opening day, will go on sale at that time. You can find tickets here. Tickets at FanFest will […]

  • Johnson County daycare provider found guilty in severe beating of infant

    OLATHE, Kan. — A home daycare owner was found guilty in a Johnson County courtroom Friday for severely injuring a 4-and-a-half month old boy in her care and running an unlicensed daycare. Paige Hatfield was found guilty on charges of aggravated battery causing great bodily harm, a felony, and operating an unlicensed daycare, a misdemeanor. Kingston Gilbert had been in Hatfield’s care for just 11 days in 2017 when he was severely beaten, leaving him blind and suffering from brain damage. […]

  • Tech N9ne releases new song “Red Kingdom” in time for AFC Championship Game

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City’s own Tech N9ne dropped a new song just in time for the big game. Tech released the song “Red Kingdom” on his Twitter account late Friday night. The song is clearly an ode to the Chiefs with Tech tweeting, “From ME & STRANGE MUSIC to THE KANSAS CITY Chiefs! #REDKINGDOM. We are SO VERY PROUD OF ALL OF YOU!” Tech is no stranger to showing the Chiefs some love. He also has a song […]

  • KC Water offers federal employees deferred payments during shutdown

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — As the partial government shutdown drags on, furloughed workers in Kansas City can get some help with their water bills. On Thursday, the Kansas City Council passed a resolution asking KC Water to defer payments for impacted employees and contractors who are out of work right now. The workers will have to notify KC Water of their situation and they will be allowed to defer payments until after the shutdown has ended. Once the federal government […]

  • 2 pedestrians injured after crash on the Plaza

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Two pedestrians are injured after being hit by a car on the Country Club Plaza Friday night. Kansas City police tell FOX4 that a man and  a woman were crossing the street near 46th Terrace and J.C. Nichols Parkway around 6:30 when they were struck by a white Nissan. One pedestrian suffered serious injuries, while the other is in critical condition. The driver was not injured. J.C. Nichols Parkway is closed while police investigate. This story […]

  • Ron Stallworth, inspiration behind Spike Lee’s movie BlacKkKlansman, stops by FOX4

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Ron Stallworth, the real-life inspiration behind Spike Lee’s popular film BlacKkKlansman, stopped by the FOX4 Morning Show Friday. Stallworth was the first black detective in the city of Colorado Springs. He infiltrated the Ku Klux Klan with the help of one of his white colleagues. Stallworth would make phone calls with the KKK and his white counterpart would meet with them in person. Together they helped sabotage cross burning and expose military members who were taking […]

  • City of Independence offering furloughed workers delayed utility repayment plans

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Furloughed government workers in Independence can get a break on their utility bills. The city announced Thursday that federal workers impacted by the government shutdown can contact Utilities Customer Services to schedule a repayment plan during the shutdown. Furloughed employees are eligible for delayed payment plans without late fees. “We understand the difficulties our federal employees are facing and do not want to add another worry to their plate,” Mayor Eileen Weir said. Eligible government employees can […]

  • Congressmen Cleaver, Kennedy make friendly wager on Chiefs, Patriots game

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Reps. Emanuel Cleaver and Joe Kennedy III have made a friendly wager on the outcome of the Chiefs and Patriots game. Thursday afternoon, Cleaver tweeted that he’s “looking forward” to watching the Chiefs “dismantle the Patriots.” He tagged the Massachusetts’ representative in the tweet. Just doing a little light reading in preparation for Sunday. It seems we meet again, @RepJoeKennedy, but this time at Arrowhead. Looking forward to watching my @Chiefs dismantle the @Patriots on Sunday! […]

  • Planetarium offers free enhanced viewing of ‘super wolf blood moon’

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Planetarium at Union Station will offer an enhanced viewing of the super wolf blood moon on Sunday night. The viewing in front of Union Station begins at 9 p.m. and is free and open to the public. “As long as skies are clear you’ll be able to view this amazing event with the naked eye,” said Jeff Rosenblatt, Planetarium Director. “However, our telescopes magnify the moon 100 times which will provide spectacular detail as the […]

  • Restaurants, transportation companies offer freebies for furloughed workers

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Restaurants and government agencies in the Kansas City area are offering freebies to federal employees currently not able to work during the partial government shutdown. RideKC is offering free bus rides in Independence, Kansas City, and Johnson and Wyandotte Counties to federal employees who show their government ID. In Grain Valley, the city is offering a program to allow federal workers who are not being paid to place their water and sewer bills on deferment until […]