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  • Kansas City police investigating after 3 killed, 1 injured in weekend shootings

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City police are investigating three homicides, one that happened Saturday night and the two that happened Sunday morning. The first happened just after 9:00 Saturday night at around 57th and Manchester on the city’s southeast side. Police say the man was shot but haven’t revealed his identity yet. A suspect ran from the scene, but was arrested after a short chase. FOX4 is awaiting charges in this deadly shooting. At about 2:30 on Sunday morning, […]

  • Many Kansas City residents say they are sick of winter weather

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — After multiple rounds of winter weather, some Kansas City residents have had enough of it. Others disagree. Those who disagree were under the age of 18 and on sleds on Brookside’s Suicide Hill Saturday afternoon. Those who have had enough of winter weather were their parents. Or they were shopping for their third bag of ice melt this season. They took advantage of a few hours of sunlight Saturday afternoon to run errands before more another (light) […]

  • House offers hope for those recovering from opioid abuse

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Starting next month, there will be a new place for opioid addicts to get help. It’s a nondescript airplane bungalow in the Ivanhoe neighborhood. It’s nothing fancy, but it’s enough. For most, it’s just another home on the street. But for dozens of church members who spent the last year and a half on it, this is a house built with hope. “It is a home for individuals who are homeless and in recovery for opioid […]

  • Metro community comes together at Maverick’s game in support of first responders

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City, Missouri Police Department asked for the community’s support after one of its own tried to take his own life. On Saturday night, the Silverstein Eye Center Ice Arena was full of support for first responders. The Kansas City Mavericks hockey team hosted First Responders Saturday night. A tribute to those who deal with difficult situations daily. The whole theme of the night is Great Saves, both on the ice and in real life. […]

  • Jazz District community reacts after overnight deadly shooting

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Just 34 days into the year and 10 people have become murder victims in Kansas City. The latest killing happening in the historic Jazz Disrict at 19th and Vine around 2 a.m. Sunday. A 25-year-old man, who has not yet been identified, died. His family tells FOX4 he lost his brother to gun violence less than two years ago. Another person was shot Sunday morning at the same location. That victim went to the hospital and is reported […]

  • Is buying time for a commercial in the Super Bowl worth it?

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Millions of people are expected to watch the Super Bowl – whether to see the Rams battle the Patriots, or to watch the commercials. The price tag for the commercials for Super Bowl LII is $5.25 Million for a 30 second ad. Pastor Nancy Kerr is in one of those ads. Head and Shoulders will feature the Independence wedding officiant in her on 37 second commercial. “I’m very excited,” the owner of KC Weddings 2 Go said. […]

  • Kansas City practice seeing success using magnets to treat depression

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Nearly 7 percent of all adults in the US, roughly 16 million people, have suffered at least one major depressive episode. Medication, therapy and sometimes even a combination of the two don’t always work. For some of the toughest cases of depression, there are few alternatives. Electro-convulsive therapy is one option. Another is transcranial magnetic stimulation — using magnets to treat depression. “Why did you use that pencil? Why didn’t you use this pencil? Why didn’t […]

  • Spike in violence over the weekend, not surprising to many in the metro

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Two triple shootings at two different places in Kansas City overnight has left two people dead. In a four hour time span, Kansas City’s homicide tally for the year rose to nine. That’s one homicide every three days. Just before 11 p.m. Saturday, police responded to a shooting at 22nd and Elmwood, near Ashland Park. The scene stretched seven blocks, almost to the fire station at 22nd and Hardesty. One person died, two others are expected to […]

  • Metro toy store changing their ways for future generations of children

    LEAWOOD, Kan. — U.S. Toy is a third-generation toy store, headquartered in Grandview. And it’s been a destination for generations of children in the metro and Midwest. It hopes to stay that way by changing. It’s a sight many in Kansas City have experienced walking in the doors and down that ramp into U.S. Toy. Currently, the only U.S. Toy location in the metro is at 103rd and State Line in Leawood, Kansas. “I grew up coming here as a kid,” […]

  • Hundreds of Chiefs fans rally at Power and Light on eve of AFC Championship

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Despite temperatures in the teens and wind chills near zero, hundreds of Kansas City Chiefs football fans made a pilgrimage to Power and Light, just hours before the team faces off against the New England Patriots for the AFC Championship. On Saturday night, the Power and Light District was red, loud, and filled with Chiefs fans. “We wanted to feel the excitement,” said Tom Tovar. “We wanted to feel the coldness,” added the Arizona resident. Tamara […]

  • Once a dying area, major intersection in South KC seeing revival with new businesses

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The area at 103rd and State Line in South Kansas City was once considered a dying area. Businesses left. Store fronts stood empty. But that’s all changing. During the Wednesday lunch rush at Cacao, the tables were full, and the servers were busy. The restaurant opened in July at State Line Shopping Center on the northeast corner of 103rd and State Line. And already, business is heating up. Twenty years ago, Afonso Esqueda worked in this […]

  • Heavy snow cause branches to fall and thousands to be without power across the metro

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Tree and tree branches are falling all over the metro this weekend. At it’s peak, more than 110,000 KCP&L customers were without power. That drove people out of their homes Saturday afternoon, and drove up business at some establishments. Tess Tappan was walking with her family down Ward Parkway a little after sunset Saturday evening when they came upon an uprooted tree. It’s bare branches were covered in inches of snow. “It’s hard to imagine something so […]

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