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  • The field is set, time to begin the race for the championship

    Las Vegas, NV – The drama, anxiety and pressure of making the playoffs is over.  16 drivers are in the race for the cup and no one at this point is locked into the next round.  For the second year in a row the playoffs begin at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. When you think about it Las Vegas is a great place to start the playoffs, because there will be some teams that gamble away their chance for the victory, […]

  • Waterfowl hunters will feel the effects of flooding in northwest Missouri

    ST. JOSEPH, Mo. — The tremendous amount of rain and flooding we have had this year will affect waterfowl hunters this fall at Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) wildlife areas managed with a wetlands emphasis. However, the news is not all bad.  The Nodaway Valley and Fountain Grove conservation areas will offer normal hunting conditions, if the weather cooperates.  The news is not as good for the areas in the Missouri River bottomlands. The Nodaway Valley Conservation Area, including the […]

  • FOX4 Race Zone NASCAR talk: Listen to the full podcast series

    The NASCAR Cup playoff field is set for the first time without Jimmie Johnson Kevin Harvick dominated at the Brickyard Sunday, September 8, 2019, to win his second race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. As it has all season long, bad luck continued for 7-time Cup champion Jimmie Johnson after he crashed with 55 laps to go, causing him to not make the playoffs after 15 consecutive seasons. Sam Atwell and Brian Dulle discuss what drivers are lucky to be in […]

  • Last chance at the Brickyard for a shot at playoff glory

    INDIANAPOLIS, IN – We are down to the final race before the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup playoffs.  After Sunday the field will be set and there may be one name missing from the playoff race that has never, ever, ever missed the playoffs since the inception all the way back in 2004. Jimmie Johnson is the name that may be missing from the playoff field.  No conspiracy, no dramatic story as to why they may not be there, they just […]

  • UPDATE: Police identify man killed in shooting at KCK trailer park on State Avenue

    KANSAS CITY, Ks — KCK police were called to the Carroll Creek trailer park on State Avenue to investigate a shooting Sunday. When officers arrived on the scene, they located a male victim outside of a trailer that had been shot. The victim died from his injuries at the scene. He has since been identified as 30-year-old Maurice Hunter Jr. of KCK. The deadly shooting is under investigation. No suspect information is available at this time. If anyone has any […]

  • Woman hit and killed trying to cross I-70 in Independence

    A woman was killed after she was hit by a truck trying to cross I-70 early in the morning on Aug. 31.

  • Deputies are investigating a late night motorcycle crash in Jackson County

    JACKSON COUNTY, Mo – One person was killed late Friday night in a crash involving a motorcycle. The crash happened on MO 150 Hwy near 7 Hwy.  The driver of the motorcycle died at the scene of the crash. Preliminary investigation leads deputies to believe that the driver may have suffered some type of impairment. The name of the victim has not been released as the investigation continues.

  • The Southern 500 will affect the NASCAR playoff picture

    DARLINGTON, SC – There are only two races left before the playoff field is set, this weekend at Darlington and Indianapolis next weekend.  The biggest question in most NASCAR fan’s mind is will we have a playoff without seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson. As teams prepare for the Southern 500 the No. 48 team is 18th in the point’s standings, 26 points behind Daniel Saurez.  To say this season has been a disappointment for Jimmie Johnson would be an understatement.  Johnson […]

  • Overnight fire damages a Lee’s Summit daycare facility

    LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo — A midnight check on a fire alarm led to Lee’s Summit firefighters working to save the International Children’s Academy at 905 SE Douglas. Fire crews were called to the business to investigate the automatic fire alarm. When they arrived the saw smoke coming from the roof of the building and immediately requested additional crews to battle the working fire. Crews entered the building and located the fire in space between the ceiling and the roof. As […]

  • Missouri auditor wants to reexamine policy giving businesses discounts for paying taxes on time

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Big businesses in Missouri are given an award for doing something that they are required, by law, to do. The state offers millions to businesses for paying sales taxes on time, according to an audit released by Auditor Nicole Galloway on the collection of sales and use tax for fiscal year 2018. “Missourians have no idea that hundreds of millions of their tax dollars are funneled to corporations for simply doing what the law already requires,” […]

  • KCK police identify 22-year-old shot & killed near 51st and Cleveland

    KANSAS CITY,  Kan. — Just before 8 a.m. Saturday KCK Police responded to 51st and Cleveland to investigate a shooting. When officers arrived they found 22-year-old Charles L. Morris Jr. dead from a gunshot wound. Detectives are in the early stages of the investigation and are asking anyone with any information on the homicide to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.

  • Lightning strike may have caused an overnight metro house fire

    Neighbors told crews on the scene that they heard a loud clap of thunder and saw lightning strike just before the fire was found. 

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