Marcus Officer joined the FOX4 Kansas City news team in January 2017 and reports Monday – Friday on the FOX4 Morning Show. Marcus, a Texas native, spent the last two years working in Austin where he covered a number of stories including: The deadly hot air balloon crash near his hometown of Lockhart and the Bastrop Memorial Day floods. Marcus has also worked in College Station, Texas and San Angelo, Texas.
Marcus graduated from Texas Tech University with a Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism. You can find Marcus exploring the many sites Kansas City has to offer. He enjoys working out, sporting events, concerts, and traveling.
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Recent Articles
  • Two people killed, 15 others hurt in shooting at Kansas City nightclub

    KANSAS CITY, Mo.  — Two people were killed and 15 others were hurt in shooting at a Kansas City nightclub Sunday. The shooting happened around 11:30 p.m. at 9ine Ultra Lounge, which is near 40 Hwy & Noland Road. Investigators said as the suspect was reportedly trying to get into a the club, a fight broke out. Kansas City police officers said the suspect started shooting. Police said they believed a security guard shot and killed the suspect.  A woman […]

  • KCMO residents can recycle their Christmas tree for free on Saturdays this month

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City residents looking to get rid of their real Christmas tree can do so for free on Saturdays. The deal runs until Saturday, Jan. 18. Residents must take their ID. The locations ask that trees be free of all ornaments and decorations. If you can’t make it on a Saturday, you can drop off trees during the week, but it will cost $3. If you don’t live in Kansas City, you may still drop off […]

  • Fans say 2020 and beyond looking bright for Chiefs Kingdom

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The 2019 season continued a winning tradition established since head coach Andy Reid took over the team in 2013. The start of the decade got off to a very rough start but Chiefs Kingdom hopes the start of the new decade starts with a home playoff win and a Super Bowl victory. “I think we can get several Super Bowls. Several, several, several, maybe seven,” Glenda Hughes, Chiefs season ticket holder and Red Coater, said. The […]

  • State begins notifying facilities eligible to cultivate medical marijuana in Missouri

    BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. — The state of Missouri will begin issuing medical marijuana licenses to cultivation companies on Thursday, and will continue doing so through the end of January. Missouri voters approved medical marijuana during midterm elections in 2018. The first wave of approvals were released on December 19th for lab testing facilities, and buildings were approved for transportation licenses on December 23. The state will accept and process transportation and seed to sale licenses indefinitely. The Missouri Department of […]

  • Two killed, two hurt in head-on collision on Raytown Road at I-470

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Thursday morning crash killed two and left another two people hurt according to crash investigators. The crash happened before 8 a.m. along Raytown Road near I-470 and involved an SUV and a transport van. A passenger in the van died, another passenger was hurt and the driver is in critical condition. The driver of the SUV died and was the only person in that vehicle. Everyone involved in the crash was an adult, the injured […]

  • Two killed, two hurt in head-on collision on Raytown Road at I-470

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Thursday morning crash killed two and left another two people hurt according to accident investigators. The crash happened before 8 a.m. along Raytown Road near I-470 between an SUV and a transport van. A passenger in the van died, another passenger was hurt and the driver is in critical condition. The driver of the SUV died and was the only person in that vehicle. Everyone involved in the crash was an adult, the injured people […]

  • Picture of Christmas lights and fish

    Take a swim through the first ever ‘Sea of Lights’ at Kansas City’s SEA LIFE Aquarium

    The Christmas Spirit is flowing through Kansas City, especially at the SEA LIFE Aquarium in Crown Center.

  • Shooting near Ohio Ave. and North 9th in KCK leaves one person dead

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — KCK police are investigating a deadly shooting Monday morning. It happened along Ohio Avenue near North 9th Street before 7:41 a.m. Several people called 911 to report that they heard multiple gunshots.  One neighbor told police there were two cars that were chasing each other, then they heard gunshots. Responding officers found one car along Ohio Avenue. That’s where they found the shooting victim. Police have not yet released the victim’s identity or a suspect description. […]

  • Local organization holding 2 events to giveaway free flu shots, turkeys and coats

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A local organization has a busy weekend ahead as they plan to give away 400 turkeys , coats and flu shots to metro families. According to staff for Mercy and Truth, families needing assistance in any of these departments do not need to bring anything. They just need to show up at one of two locations. The first giveaway runs from 8 a.m. to noon at the KCK Mercy and Truth, 721 N. 31st Street, Saturday, […]

  • On mission to discover more on ancient Egyptian history, local doctor performs scan of a queen

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One of the most studied time periods in human history is that of ancient Egypt, and the remains of a queen from that time period are in Kansas City. Police helped escort the partial remains believed to be Queen Nefertari into Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City on the Plaza Tuesday morning so doctors could examine the arteries in her knees for possible atherosclerosis.  The remains that were examined are in town from the renowned Museo […]

  • Kansas driver’s license offices closed Monday in Johnson and Wyandotte counties

    Kansas drivers beware: The Johnson and Wyandotte County driver’s license offices will be closed on Monday as employees will spend the day training to improve their customer service. These sessions are happening across the state of Kansas in October and November. The Mission, Olathe, Overland Park and Kansas City offices are closed Monday, but will reopen Tuesday. The Wichita office was one of the first to close last week for this training, and several other metro towns followed. Ottawa, Atchision […]

  • 4 places you must see on your next trip to Independence

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Independence is a town full of history and there is no shortage of places you can go that tell a story. Our list includes several stops with such stories and a popular dining destination. Stop #4 – The National Frontier Trails Museum This museum focuses on the pioneers that traveled west during the 1800s. It’s the only place in the country where you’ll learn about the Santa Fe, Oregon and California Trails. There’s no need to imagine […]

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