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.
Some of her goals include going to a live Britney Spears concert, learning Spanish, and learning to play the piano. A dream getaway would be Greece, and she’ll never turn down popcorn.
LEAWOOD, Kan. — The United Methodist Church unveiled a plan Friday to divide the denomination over issues surrounding LGBTQ involvement and inclusion, a topic of fierce moral debate in the church. Adam Hamilton, senior pastor at Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, spoke Friday about the proposal that would allow a conservative group of churches to split from the others to resolve the decades-long dispute. The plan envisions an amicable separation. “Currently our Book of Discipline says that the practice […]
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — For Jenny Donaldson, the holidays are just another period without her son. The grief of her son’s murder never goes away. But she’s using the season to do something in his honor, while she hopes someone will come forward with information about his death. “It was December 22, 2014, and it was in the early morning hours,” Donaldson said. Belton police had come to tell her that her son, 36-year-old Chad Donaldson, had been shot. “He […]
MISSION, Kan. – Santa and superheroes joined forces Monday evening for hundreds of children who won’t spend the holidays at home. The Elite Comics community spent more than $20,000 on toys at the Target off W 61st Street and Metcalf Avenue before loading a 24-foot moving truck and driving the haul over to Children’s Mercy Hospital. William Binderup runs Elite Comics. Throughout the year, he hosts different events to help raise money for this cause, and you can usually find […]
BELTON, Mo. — A group of people in Belton has launched a new campaign in an effort to save their children. The whole town is feeling the loss of teenager who took his own life on Monday. The parents said it’s about meeting their children where they are. Shay Jefferson said Belton has lost five teenagers in the last 15 months. A couple of those deaths, including one just this week, has been at the child’s own hand. “Suicide, it’s […]
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It’s been nearly two decades since 15-year-old Lester Haliburton was murdered, but his family and detectives haven’t given up on trying to find his killer. Lester was murdered on March 28, 2002. Even with memories fading over the years, family members are hoping that someone will give police new information that could help solve the case. A boy who loved animals Growing up, Lester showed a special affection for animals and wanted to be an earth […]
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Its been nearly 50 years since Allen Ray Thompson was murdered in front of his mother in the driveway of their Kansas City home. The date was January 2, 1970 and 16-year-old Allen had just arrived home in the 3700 block of Forest Avenue from a routine shopping trip with his mother when he was approached by two or three men, who tried to rob them. A robbery gone wrong It was snowy outside and Allen […]
KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Police spent hours Monday digging near a home in KCK in search of a woman who’s been missing for 20 years. Detectives have been searching at a home near South 49th Street and Barber Avenue, just south of Metropolitan Avenue. Detectives reopened the case of Star Boomer in 2017. She vanished on the evening on Feb. 23, 1999. There isn’t new information, but new technology has them unearthing an empty lot where a house once stood. […]
LIBERTY, Mo. – The presiding Clay County commissioner says enough. After years of speaking out against his fellow two commissioners, he’s calling for their resignation. On Saturday, Jerry Nolte called for the resignation of the other two people who sit on the county’s three-person commission, Luann Ridgeway and Gene Owen. Read Nolte’s full statement here. FOX4 first told you about claims of corruption in Clay County in 2017. Nolte released a statement, in which he cited a long list of […]
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Worlds of Fun is kicking off the holiday season with its annual WinterFest celebration starting on Nov. 23. Workers put finishing touches on miles of decorations and made sure the more than 5 million lights were working and ready for display. Each year, the amusement park transforms in a winter wonderland, complete with a seven-story tree, 10 themed areas and seven original shows with singing and dancing performances. “It’s our largest entertainment billing of the season,” […]
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Walmart is adding a new enterprise to its long list of services. This one might be a win for shoppers, kids and anyone who plays video games. The Overland Park location off 159th Street and Metcalf Avenue is opening an Esports Arena on Saturday. The walls are black, the lights are low, and the lights are popping. Much like a casino or an arcade, the newest storefront inside south Overland Park’s Walmart is an unfamiliar concept. […]
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Teachers in the Shawnee Mission School District wore red to the Board of Education meeting Monday night to protest the lack of a new contract and demand better pay and working conditions. Teachers in the district have been working under last year’s contract since negotiations between the teacher’s union and the National Education Association Shawnee Mission stalled out in September. “Teachers at Shawnee Mission have been synonymous with a quality education,” teacher Erin Rivers said. “When […]
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Investigators with the Kansas City Police Department believe that new information could help solve the murder of Darryle Humbird, who was murdered in his home in two months ago. Humbird, 53, was found dead inside his home in the 9100 block of E. 43rd Terrace in Kansas City on September Sept. 16. Friends Sean and Amanda McDonald say Darryle worked three jobs and was looking forward to spending time with his family. “Darryle had never hurt […]