Mitch Weber worked for FOX 4 from July 2011 to April 2012.

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  • Kansas City Kansas Police Credit Neighborhood Watch Groups For Crime Decrease

    KANSAS CITY, KAN. —  The shooting of a Florida teenager created a nationwide conversation on how citizens should respond to suspicious activity in their neighborhood. Several groups came together Wednesday evening to discuss crime and concerns in their neighborhoods. Many areas in the city have dealt with drugs and violence for years, but many believe that is changing. Scott Murray/Neighborhood Watch Group Member says, “The police were amazing as far as getting here. If there was trouble they would be […]

  • Liberty School District Administrators Named In Age & Sex Discrimination Lawsuit

    LIBERTY, Mo. — A former employee of the Liberty School District is suing the district and several top administrators including Superintendent Mike Brewer. The basis of the lawsuit claims age and gender discrimination and retaliation. In the lawsuit filed in Clay County Court on March 12th, Kirsten Nabholz claims the district passed her over for training, which was given to a younger employee. Nabholz also alleges she later faced retaliation for bringing it up to administrators. The suit names Superintendent Mike […]

  • Vote Postponed for New Animal Shelter in Liberty

    LIBERTY, Mo. — Update: 9:00 p.m. — The City Council postponed voting on the proposal to build a new animal shelter. Business owners near the new location signed a petition and had an attorney present it to the council. The opponents argue the shelter would bring noise and pollution to the area and bring down their property values. The council is giving supporters two weeks to respond. The next meeting is scheduled for April 9th. The Liberty City Council was […]

  • KU Fans Ready To Cheer On Women’s Team in NCAA Tourney

    LAWRENCE, Kan. — The spotlight stays pretty much on the men’s basketball teams at the University of Kansas, but the men are sharing the limelight with the women’s team after their surprising win that sent them to the sweet 16. Andi Witczak bought her Sweet 16 gear today. Merchandise that hasn’t been available for the KU women’s team in years. “They have had such a tough time the last few years and then they didn’t think they were going to […]

  • A Section of Historic KU Fence Stolen

    LAWRENCE, Kan. — A piece of a historic fence on the University of Kansas campus is missing. University of Kansas officials want to know what happened to a five foot section of this cast iron fence that runs along 14th street near Jayhawk Boulevard. The fence is more than one hundred years old. The section was reported missing Sunday Morning. They’re just asking for whoever might have taken it to return it without any questions asked. “We would hope to […]

  • Flat Fee Real Estate Services Becoming A Trend In The Midwest

    OLATHE, KAN. – The National Association of Realtors says Kansas City is among the areas to watch this year for homes sales. Experts expect sales to climb because of lower homes prices and warmer weather. FOX 4’s Mitch Weber discovered there’s a new real estate service trend popping up in the metro that could save sellers thousands of dollars. A flat fee real estate service is more common on the East and West coasts, but because of down economy the […]

  • Accused Army Sgt. Bales Meets With Legal Team

    LEAVENWORTH, Kan. — The Army Staff Sergeant accused of killing 16 Afghanistan civilians a little more than a week ago met with his legal team for the first time Monday. Seattle-based Attorney John Henry Browne arrived at the military prison early Monday morning. Charges against Sergeant Bales are expected this week. FOX 4’s Mitch Weber learned Fort Leavenworth officials are not changing security measures because of the high profile prisoner.  A Fort Leavenworth spokesperson told us it is business as […]

  • Racist Bumper Sticker Targets Obama, Shocks Community

    KANSAS CITY, MO — Now that we are in the campaign season, many slap on bumper stickers to show support for their candidate. But, there’s a bumper sticker out there now attacking President Obama that even Republicans won’t put on their vehicle. The bumper sticker says “Don’t Re-Nig in 2012,” and underneath it reads “Stop repeat offender. Don’t re-elect Obama!” This bumper sticker went viral Thursday. It is all over the internet and soon it could be seen on cars […]

  • Missouri Aid to the Blind Could Face Budget Cuts

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The unemployment rate for the blind is nearly 70 percent, and organizations that serve blind people say that number could go even higher if Missouri lawmakers approve cuts to the state’s $30 million assistance program. The Missouri Supplemental Aid for the Blind program helps over 2,800 legally-blind people cover medical costs. But the program is in danger of being cut to help balance the state’s budget. For legally-blind unemployed Missourians like Tameka Morgan, who relies on […]

  • Romney Campaign Plans Tuesday Stop In Kansas City Area

    LIBERTY, Mo. – Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney will hold a rally at William Jewell College in Liberty Tuesday at 5pm. He will start the day in St. Louis before traveling to the Kansas City area. The stops in Missouri are ahead of the state’s caucuses on Saturday. The Romney campaign is encouraging supporters to arrive by 3:45pm. The rally will be in the Quad on the William Jewell College Campus. For live updates throughout the day and during the event […]

  • Metropolitan Community College Ranks #1

    A new study by the Chronicle of Higher Education ranks Metropolitan Community College’s Business & Technology campus as having the highest graduation rate among any of the state’s two-year colleges. The study looked at first time, full time students at two-year colleges. According to the study, MCC-Business & Technology topped the list graduating 66% its first-time, full-time students graduating on time. The state average is 12 percent. “These numbers are a real badge of honor for us we’re very proud […]

  • Farmers Fighting Proposed Changes To Child Labor Regulations

    BUCKNER, Mo. – Farm families across Missouri are coming together to fight new proposed changes to the child labor law that could limit how much their children can contribute to daily chores. The department of labor says these changes are necessary to protect children under the age of 16. FOX 4’s Mitch Weber found a farm family near Buckner who believes it’s changes would hurt the kids.

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