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Megan Dillard is a two-time Emmy-nominated journalist, born and raised in Houston, Texas. She spends her weekend nights anchoring and reports for Fox4 evenings during the week.

She began her career in Beaumont, Texas, where she anchored and reported while remotely finishing her BA at the University of Houston.

Megan is happily married, loves being a mom, and hopes to have many more little ones! She’s passionate about cooking & eating, movies & reading, fitness, and traveling. She roots for the Astros and Texans, then of course the Royals and the Chiefs.

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Recent Articles
  • Mother carries grief, not gifts on son’s would-be birthday one year after murder

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Instead of giving gifts for what would have been her son’s 30th birthday, LaShonda Smith-Renfro carried only grief Sunday. “He was my baby no matter how old he got, and it’s hard. It’s really hard to let him go,” she said. KCPD Homicide Det. Ryan Taylor said solving this case is up to the people who saw what happened. “It’s not snitching. It’s doing the right thing and being a witness,” he said. “To move these cases […]

  • KC nonprofit sending supplies, volunteers to help Hurricane Michael victims

    LENEXA, Kan. — When a storm like Hurricane Michael hits, people need more than just food and water. Sometimes survival depends on other important supplies. That’s where Kansas City’s Heart to Heart International steps in. “This is the mobile medical unit. It is a four-bay patient treatment center. It`s like a small emergency room on wheels,” said Kim Carroll, president of Heart to Heart International. Carroll said the vehicle filled with medical supplies is one of four trucks headed to […]

  • Lee’s Summit mom speaks for first time, three years after daughter’s brutal murder

    LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. – A metro woman is speaking publicly about her daughter’s murder for the first time since police say two eighth-grade boys killed her in November 2015. The one constant since Tanya Chamberlain’s death is the steady march of the seconds. The time has now stretched into almost three years. “I don’t celebrate Halloween. I didn’t do too much of it before, but now it’s just a thorn in my side,” her mother Genia Fetters said. Fetters said her […]

  • Police say unique coat might be key to solving 2016 KC motel murder

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Detectives believe a coat may be the key to closing a cold case murder at a metro motel nearly two years ago. KPCD Homicide Det. Alane Booth has spent almost two years looking at the suspect’s face, listening to his voice, watching clips of KCATA surveillance video hundreds of times. “To actually have video of person that I’m trying to identify walking, talking — just seeing those characteristics and then to also have a piece of […]

  • No arrests in metro dad of four’s murder on morning after Father’s Day 2017

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Instead of celebrating Father’s Day last year, a metro family buried a father of four. Almost a year and a half later, no one is charged with the crime. Anita Stanley said people have told her who killed her cousin, but she needs those people to go to police. “Someone knows who murdered him. They saw it,” she said. “There’s someone out there in that neighborhood who seen who murdered my cousin. The message that I […]

  • Olathe gymnasts rally around paralyzed teen to raise money for special therapy machine

    OLATHE, Kan. — They’re supposed to be against one another, on the mat at least. But gymnasts in the Olathe School District are wrapping their arms around one of their own, even four years after a traumatic accident. Anna Sarol isn’t wearing a leotard these days, but make no mistake: She’s a gymnast through and through. “Anna is the most inspirational person I’ve ever met in my entire life,” coach Mallory West said. West has learned more from the Olathe […]

  • Metro woman collecting, taking pet supplies to Florence victims in Carolinas

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One little block in KC is making sure the furry friends hit by Hurricane Florence are taken care of. It’s all from the efforts of one woman with a personal tie to the region. Maggie Giamalvo has combined her love for Po’ Boys with her passion for pets. It’s why she knew she had to get Chris Jones involved in her pet plan. Jones owns Mudbug Cajun Po’ Boy off N.E. Vivion Road. Jones said Giamalvo […]

  • Metro woman says she has key to ending rising homicide rates in Kansas City

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A metro group says it knows how to stop the cycle of violent crime in Kansas City; it starts with loving those left behind and teaching them how to break the cycle. When the police lights fade and the sirens stop, when the cameras quit rolling, time still marches on. Lakeisha Chatmon knows this better than anyone. Her father was murdered when she was a teenager, and as she sits here now as a 26-year-old mother […]

  • UMKC grad from Kenya brings opportunity back home through new computer schools

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – He’s spent more than $12,000 of his own money to create a place of learning halfway around the world. Abraham Rotich once came to the metro to learn, and now, he’s passing it on. As technology moves forward, it’s not uncommon to find a box of old computer stuff in an office or someone’s home, but the founder of a special program says it can still make magic. Rotich left a big family back in Mosoriot, […]

  • Metro parents make sure young daughters never forget 9/11

    OLATHE, Kan. — How do you remember September 11th? Now that 17 years have gone by, generational gaps can blur the meaning of that historic day. On Tuesday, some runners at the Patriot Run in Olathe spent the day remembering. Mike Kindred never served in the military. He’s not a first responder. He has no personal connection to 9/11, yet he runs. “When you get tired and you think about giving up, you know, you realize that you could be […]

  • KCPD says officer criticized for method in breaking up Westport fight followed training

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police say they were doing their jobs in response to an incident where officers broke up a Westport fight. It was all caught on camera. When video spread over the weekend on Facebook, some criticized one officer’s actions. The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department said it had time to look more closely at the video. Investigators said the officer in question didn’t make contact with the woman who fell into the street during the fight. As […]

  • Players who inspired ‘A League of Their Own’ meet metro fans

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — If you know anything about the history of baseball, you might remember there was time when women played. Some of the original players were in Kansas City meeting fans Saturday, some 75 years after their first game. Two-dozen women who played for the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League greeted fans at the Westin Crown Center. The same hands that once swung bats and balls were now signing them. A League of Their Own brought the history […]