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  • After late-night Kansas City homicide near 87th and Oldham, photos of men and cars of interest released

    KANSAS CITY, Mo — Near midnight Friday night police officers were called to the area of 87th and Oldham Road to handle a disturbance that involved a weapon. When officers got to the scene they saw an adult black male, wearing a black hat running from the scene.  The victim, an adult black man, possibly 35-40 years old, was taken to the hospital where he died from his injuries. KCMO detectives are looking for two men who may have been […]

  • It comes down to four drivers for one championship at Miami-Homestead Speedway

    HOMESTEAD, Fla. – It has been a long season, 35 races, that all began in February of 2019.  On that Sunday afternoon the Daytona 500 ended with a very emotional victory by Denny Hamlin and the No. 11 Fed Ex team.  With the recent passing of J.D. Gibbs and the close relationship between Denny Hamlin and J.D. the win was the beginning of a story that could have an amazing end, if Denny Hamlin wins his first championship. Hamlin has […]

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

    After Texas, multiple Cup drivers must win to move on to Homestead for championship run Kevin Harvick now joins Martin Truex Jr. after his win at Texas Sunday to be locked in for a run at the NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Championship at Homestead. Bad luck continued to follow Chase Elliott who was already in a must win situation after having mechanical trouble at Martinsville. Hamlin came into the race second in points but after leaves Texas fifth and 20 […]

  • Olathe family of 6 displaced after coming home to find house on fire

    OLATHE, Kan. —  As an Olathe family of six returned home from an early morning errand, they found their home on fire. The fire was discovered at about 8:15 a.m. Friday at a home on West Elm Street. When fire crews arrived they could see the smoke billowing from the home and quickly attacked the fire to save the family home. Despite bringing the fire under control in about 10 minutes, the home suffered significant damage. No one was injured […]

  • With two races to go, some drivers have to win to move on

    FORT WORTH, TX —  They say that everything is bigger in Texas, well that certainly applies this weekend at Texas Motor Speedway.  The stakes are bigger, the challenge is bigger and the win means a guaranteed spot to battle for the championship at Homestead in three weeks. Only one driver is locked into the championship race.  Martin Truex, Jr. claimed his spot in the championship battle with a dominating win last week at Martinsville.  Truex led 464 of the 500 laps […]

  • Man sentenced to 14 years in federal prison for robbery

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Teandre L. Wilson was sentenced to 14 years in federal prison without parole for illegal possession of a firearm that he used in the armed robbery of a Pizza Hut restaurant. Wilson admitted that he robbed the Pizza Hut at 9515 Blue Ridge Blvd., Kansas City, MO.  He entered the Pizza Hut on August 12, 2018 about 4:30 pm just as the crew was preparing for the dinner service.  He walked up to the register, chatted […]

  • One last roll of the dice for a chance to advance to the next round of the playoffs

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. – No one would have believed that Ryan Blaney and Kyle Larson would be the drivers locked into the next round of the NASCAR playoffs, but they are. There are four drivers that will be fighting for their playoff life at Kansas Speedway on Sunday.  Alex Bowman, Chase Elliott, Clint Bowyer and William Byron are all in a desperate need of a win.  The chance to get in on points is pretty slim at this point. Of […]

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    One person dead after fatal house fire in Excelsior Springs

    Excelsior Springs Fire Department was called to 221 Virginia Road just after 3:00 p.m. Thursday afternoon, Oct. 17.

  • Barry Grissom suspends campaign for Kansas U.S. Senate seat

    MISSION, Kan. – Kansas Democratic and U.S. Senate candidate Barry Grissom has withdawn from the race Thursday, saying a long primary would be hurtful to his party’s goals. “After long consideration, I’ve come to believe the most important thing I can do to help us win this race is to step aside,” Grissom in a letter released from his campaign. As the former U.S. Attorney steps aside he has decided to endorse Barbara Bollier. “Working to win our U.S. Senate […]

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    Two sisters find ancient bear skull uncovered by historic Kansas flooding

    EMPORIA, Kan. – Who would’ve thought that a summer kayak trip on the Arkansas River in southcentral Kansas would seem like a trip to the Land of the Lost? For two sisters, that is exactly what happened when their trip took a fascinating turn on a mid-August afternoon. As the two girls, Ashley and Erin Watt, came upon a sandbar they noticed something a little different protruding from the sand.  It was a massive skull that was partially buried, nose […]

  • Be aware of deer on the move this fall as you are on the road

    TOPEKA, Kan – As the fall approaches be on the lookout for deer on the roadway.  Mating season and a search for more secure habitat have deer on the move this time of the year. The greatest number of deer-vehicle crashes are in mid-November when the rut, or mating season, peaks.  In addition to the rut, deer are on the move in the mid-fall looking for new sources of food and shelter as crops are harvested and leaves fall from […]

  • Four drivers have an uphill climb to stay in the NASCAR playoff picture

    Talladega, AL – If you are Kyle Larson you are heading into this weekend’s race at Talladega with a little less pressure than the 11 other playoff contenders.  Larson secured his position in the next round of the playoffs with a victory last week at Dover. The other five of the 11 drivers are probably in good shape, the other six of the eleven need to avoid trouble and will be driving for their playoff lives. The bottom four Joey […]

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