Stephanie Graflage is a graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism with an emphasis in Magazine Journalism and a minor of business. While at Mizzou she was a proud member of Alpha Delta Pi sorority. She also served as a student assistant for the Mizzou Football team. While working for the Mizzou Football team, Stephanie was a part of the team that created and helped increase the Mizzou Football presence on social media.
Stephanie is a St. Louis native who loves sports, especially college football. Her obsession with college football stems from her long time family tradition of attending home Mizzou football games.
She is a lover of Mexican food, Starbucks and chocolate and loves to be outdoors when the weather permits. On a nice day she can most likely be found hanging out near a pool or a lake listening to country music. In her free time, she also enjoys catching up on the latest episode of the Bachelor, Scandal or Nashville.
Most importantly, Stephanie is excited to be in Kansas City and have her family, which includes two older brothers and one younger sister, all in the same place for the first time in 15 years.

Recent Articles
  • One person dead, another fighting for their life after shooting in Independence

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — One person is dead and a second person is fighting for their life at the hospital after a shooting in Independence early Tuesday. The shooting happened around 4 a.m. at Cedar Brooke Apartments along Quail Creek Drive. The apartment complex is in the general area of 40 Highway and South Lee’s Summit Road. Police have not immediately released the victim’s identity nor have they said if they are still looking for a suspect. Independence Police spokesman John Syme […]

  • Missing 45-year-old man last seen in Pleasant Hill located

    PLEASANT HILL, Mo. — An Endangered Person Advisory has been canceled for a 45-year-old man with ties to Garden City, Mo. and Hermitage, Mo. The Missouri State Highway Patrol said Travis J. Jacobs has been located and is alert. He was taken by air ambulance to an area hospital. The highway patrol issued the advisory Monday after Jacobs was last seen Sunday afternoon. Officials said Jacobs endured a traumatic brain injury that he must take medications to treat. The medication could make […]

  • Authorities identify man who killed Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Deputy Robert Kunze

    WICHITA, Kan.  —  On Monday authorities identified the man they say shot and killed Deputy Robert Kunze, a 12-year veteran of a Kansas sheriff’s office. The Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office tweeted the news just after noon that the suspect was 29-year-old Robert C. Greeson. “This will be the only time we speak of this man on our social media sites,” the sheriff’s office tweeted along with the suspect’s name and age. Kansas Department of Corrections records show Greeson had convictions […]

  • Truck strikes, kills 55-year-old KC woman attempting to cross 71-Highway in wheelchair

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A truck struck and killed a person trying to cross 71-Highway in a wheelchair late Tuesday night. It happened just before midnight where 71-Highway intersects with Gregory. Police told FOX4 the driver who hit the pedestrian is the one who called 911. She told them it was very dark along 71-Highway, and she did not see the person she hit. The portion of the highway where the crash happened is blacked out due to thieves taking […]

  • Extension granted: Missouri IDs now accepted at airports through Jan. 21

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security granted Missouri an extension Tuesday to comply with the REAL ID act. With this extension federal agencies will accept Missouri-issued driver licenses and ID cards for official purposes such as domestic air travel.  The extension runs through Jan. 21, 2019. Missouri Department of Revenue Director Joel Walters said in news release announcing the grace period extension that he expects Missouri to be fully compliant with the REAL ID Act by March […]

  • KCK Police: 2-year-old girl struck by car near North 4th and Quindaro dies from injuries

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A little girl is dead after a car struck her as she stepped into the street Monday, police said. It happened around 6:50 p.m. near North 4th and Quindaro Boulevard. Police said the driver of the vehicle was heading west on Quindaro Boulevard when 2-year-old Melanie McDonald ran into the street. The girl’s mother tried to stop her, but the vehicle struck them both. Both the mom and little girl were taken to area hospitals with […]

  • Vehicle strikes 12-year-old on bike in Shawnee near 55th and Rosehill

    SHAWNEE, Kan. — A 12-year-old is in stable condition at an area hospital after a vehicle struck them while they were riding a bike Tuesday. It happened around 7:38 a.m. near 55th and Rosehill. Police did not release any further information. The extent of the child’s injuries is unknown.  

  • Car backs over, kills 18-month-old boy in Olathe

    OLATHE, Kan. — A car backed over and killed an 18-month-old boy Monday in Olathe, officials say. It happened before 1 p.m. near West 159th Terrace and South Stagecoach Drive. Police say one of the boy’s family members was driving the vehicle. The family had just moved into their home. The tragedy happened in their driveway. Police said the family member was backing out of the driveway when the child was hit. Olathe police are investigating.

  • Two people in custody after hitting officer in KC, driving to Prairie Village

    PRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kan. — A police chase that began in Kansas City, Mo. and crossed over into Prairie Village, Kan., Monday ended with two people in police custody. It all began near 111th and Grandview Road at the 7-Eleven when one of the suspects struck and officer with his vehicle. The officer is expected to be physically okay. The suspects then drove off and crossed over into Kansas. The chase finally came to an end before noon near 74th and […]

  • Grandview police ask for help tracking down driver who took off after deadly motorcycle crash

    GRANDVIEW, Mo. — Police in Grandview are looking for the driver of a car that hit and killed someone on a motorcycle then took off Sunday night. It happened around 9:50 p.m. near Blue Ridge Boulevard and Blue Ridge Circle. Multiple people called 911 to report the crash. Zachary Yeary, 24, was killed in the crash. Police said the driver of the other vehicle involved drove away before they got there. They have not yet released a vehicle description. Anyone […]

  • 80-year-old man dies in crash along 50-Highway near Buckner Tarsney Road

    LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. — An 80-year-old man died Thursday during a crash along 50-Highway. It happened around 4:10 p.m. at Buckner Tarsney Road. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s online crash report, Ruth Adkins of Kingsville, Mo., failed to yield to oncoming traffic and a driver hit him on the driver’s side. Adkins died at the scene. Both drivers were wearing seat belts. The driver of the second vehicle sustained minor injuries and was treated at the scene.

  • 4-year-old KC girl meets officer who comforted her during “horrible crash” involving her mom

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Over the weekend a four-year-old Kansas City girl was finally reunited with the police officer who comforted her following what police referred to as a “horrible crash” that severely injured her mother a few weeks ago. Abbiey Kauer was driving home from work with her daughter, Chloe, along I-35 near Brighton when the driver of a Buick, who had been driving recklessly at a high rate of speed, lost control. Police said the driver went through the […]