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  • Parents of kids lost to violence gather school supplies for Kansas City students

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Book bags and pencil cases aren’t the kind of things that normally bring tears to your eyes – unless you know you’ll never buy them. Because your child won’t have a First Day of School, because they were shot and killed. The air around 73rd and Indiana was thick and humid on Saturday, and carried a steady beat. Under the pavilion, people ate hot dogs and chips. Nearby, a table was covered with school supplies. And […]

  • ‘She was everything you can ask for in a daughter’: Metro father remembers daughter killed in Crossroads shooting

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Its been less than 48 hours since his younger daughter, Erin Langhofer, was standing in line at a food truck at a First Friday event at the Crossroads. Kansas City police say she was hit by a stray bullet. “Who thinks their daughter’s going to be murdered?” Tom Langhofer asked from the front yard of his Overland Park home. “We called her smiley when she was little because she always smiled. And she had a smile from […]

  • ‘Our city should not accept this violence’: Top officials address crime in Kansas City

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — So far in 2019 there have been over 80 killing in Kansas City. In an unprecedented move for a Saturday, the Kansas City Chief of Police, the Jackson County Prosecutor, and the Mayor of Kansas City all spoke to the media in a joint news conference. It started with Kansas City Police Chief Rick Smith announcing two officers had chased down the shooter who killed Erin Langhofer in Friday night’s shooting at the Crossroads First Friday […]

  • Non-profit rehabbing KC, one block at a time

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – It’s a problem Kansas City continues to struggle with: blighted and vacant homes. The city has varied options to combat it: selling the homes for a dollar, demolishing them, and allowing several non-profits to purchase and rehab them. But Tikkun-KC is a non-profit that doesn’t focus on one house; it focuses on the block. “The stretch of houses between the 35 and 3600 block of Indiana is the textbook definition of blight,” explained Larry Myers Sunday […]

  • Sea of red grows as 2019 Chiefs Training Camp opens to the public

    SAINT JOSEPH, Mo. -- Let’s not kid ourselves: Chiefs Training Camp is as much about the fans as it is about the players. On

  • ‘He lived a full life’ says mother of teen who drowned near Clinton Lake Spillway

    Jalisa said Jayion always wanted to make her proud. Now, she hopes to carry on the memory of her son so that he would be proud of her.

  • ‘It didn’t shock me’: Riders and KCATA respond to homicide at bus stop near Walmart along 40 Highway

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. – At least one person is dead following a double shooting at the border of Kansas City and Independence Sunday afternoon. It happened at a bus stop. A place Independence police say they get called to daily. The bus stop sits next to a McDonald’s, at the intersection of Highway 40 and Interstate 70. A sign right next to it announces the Blue Ridge Crossing Shopping Center, advertising a Lowe’s and a Walmart. Joe Burgin calls himself a […]

  • Two people hurt in shooting at bus stop near Walmart along 40 Highway

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Two people were shot and hurt on Sunday at a bus stop near Walmart, one of them is critically injured. Kansas City and Independence officers responded to the shooting at about 12:45 p.m., details about a suspect or suspects haven’t been released yet. Police dispatchers tell FOX4 that one person shot should recover, and the other is hurt more seriously. Independence police are taking the lead on the investigation, and FOX4’s Rebecca Gannon is at the scene. […]

  • Appealing your Jackson County tax assessment? These real estate agents will help you

    JACKSON COUNTY, Mo. – Tax assessments – and their appeals – have been on the minds of Jackson County residents all summer. It’s affecting people and properties from Waldo to Blue Springs, Independence to Hyde Park, and Lee’s Summit to West Paseo. On Saturday, a group of real estate agents tried to help the best way they knew how. Rosalind O`Hora was the first person into the Keys Realty Group office Saturday afternoon. “They said 1 to 3,” she said. […]

  • Pastor of KCK church damaged in early morning fire says they have a plan

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Just before 2 a.m.  Sunday, someone reported a fire at the Wyandotte Tabernacle Church in Kansas City, Kansas. KCK firefighters responded within two minutes. It took them almost four hours to extinguish the flames. Two firefighters were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. Investigators say they have determined that a piece of musical equipment in the sanctuary of the church caused the fire. Senior Pastor Mark Sanders estimates 95% of the building is destroyed but […]

  • Family wants answers after missing Olathe teen found dead in KCK

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — After a 17-year-old Olathe girl was found dead more than 20 miles from her home, her family is searching for answers. The family of Jasmine Mills last saw their daughter at home in Olathe Thursday. Saturday morning, officers found her body in Kansas City, Kansas. Even on a Sunday afternoon, South 12th Street and Pawnee Avenue in KCK has traffic. It is an is industrial area with discarded bikes and beer bottles. It is also where […]

  • ‘I’m tickled to death that the man’s out of jail’: Victim’s family speaks out after wrongful conviction claim

    PRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kan. – This is the first weekend Frank Gable will be free in almost 30 years. He was convicted in Oregon of killing Kansas City native Mike Francke. Gable was exonerated after extensive work by public defenders and the Francke family. Frank Gable stood beside his wife Friday morning. “We don’t really want to talk about the case or nothing, just glad to be out. I’m thankful to the judge for exonerating me.” That’s likely the last time […]

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