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  • Wrong-way driver kills 26-year-old man from Independence in NB lanes of I-435 at 87th Street

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City police confirmed to FOX4 that a 26-year-old man is dead following a crash along I-435 at 87th Street early Monday morning. Sgt. Bill Mahoney said around 1:40 a.m. a driver of a Cadillac Escalade was heading south in the northbound lanes of I-435 when they hit the 26-year-old man driving a Ford Fusion in the northbound lanes. The driver of the Ford Fusion died at the scene. The wrong-way driver, a woman, was taken […]

  • 291-Highway reopens after vehicle hits, kills pedestrian

    SUGAR CREEK, Mo. — A vehicle hit and killed a pedestrian in Sugar Creek early Friday morning. The Missouri State Highway Patrol dispatcher said the deadly incident happened in the northbound lanes of 291-Highway near Kentucky around 4:30 a.m. Law enforcement directed traffic off of northbound 291-Highway at Courtney Road while they conducted their investigation. By 8:30 a.m., the highway was back open. Officials have not yet released the victim’s identity. A FOX4 crew at the scene said they saw […]

  • KCMO police hope home surveillance video helps them catch a killer

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. —  KCMO police are searching for the person who shot and killed a man overnight near 24th and Lister. They hope home surveillance video will help them find the suspect involved in the shooting. Police said they got a call from a woman around 2:30 a.m. who reported someone shot her boyfriend. She told police her boyfriend was arguing with someone in the front yard when she heard gunfire. She didn’t know who he was arguing with. […]

  • Police identify two people killed in early morning crash in KCK

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. —  KCK police are investigating a crash near 55th and Freeman that killed a man and a woman early Tuesday morning. According to police,  the male driver and a female passenger  were in an SUV heading south on 55th Street when the man lost control of the vehicle, ran off the road and hit a tree. There were no other vehicles involved in this crash. Officer Tom Tomasic said 55th Street was shut down for a short […]

  • Thieves used an unusual weapon to rob an Overland Park jewelry story, police said

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. —  Police said robbers used an unusual weapon in a jewelry theft at Jared, The Galleria of Jewelry store Monday night. Police said three men covered from head to toe wearing masks and hoodies entered  the jewelry story near 135th and Metcalf around 8 p.m. Two of the suspects had hammers. The third suspect had a gun, but never pulled it out. According to police, the two with hammers broke the display cases. They took an undisclosed […]

  • Some KCKPS students will have to go to school two days longer due to weather

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. —  Kansas City, Kan. school district officials decided how to handle make up days due to numerous cancellations caused by inclement weather. According to the district’s website, some students will be in a school a little longer every day.   Seniors have two more days tacked on to their school year.  However, the changes won’t effect the bus schedules. These changes won’t impact pre-school start and end times. The last day will remain as May 23 unless there […]

  • FBI offers $5,000 reward for information on bank robber suspects

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The FBI is offering  $5,000 for information that will lead them to identifying, arrest and convicting suspects in a violent bank robbery on Friday, Feb. 15.  Two armed men wearing ski masks entered Equity Bank near NW 64th Street and  N. Lucerne Ave around 10:56 a.m. The robbers restrained employees. According to a release, the FBI said one of the suspects is described as a white male, about 5’10” and medium build wearing a gray hooded […]

  • West Elm is partnering with Rent the Runway to rent out home decor

    NEW YORK — Top retailers are shifting their strategies to reach shoppers who want to rent home decor instead of buying it. On Thursday, West Elm announced a partnership with Rent the Runway to offer a selection of pillows, blankets and covers to rent for Rent the Runway’s 10 million members. This will be the first time that West Elm will offer rental products and marks Rent the Runway’s entry into the home goods market. The company has disrupted the […]

  • KCPD chaplain under investigation for abuse allegations tells FOX4 he hopes to clear his name

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Members of Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests gathered outside the Kansas City Police Department downtown on Thursday morning to protest against a KCPD chaplain. Protesters alleged the chaplain sexually abused young girls at a church where he was a pastor. The protesters held signs and childhood photos at a sidewalk news conference and demanded that the police department carefully vet future candidates for positions. FOX4 spoke with the chaplain in question. “Hopefully we can […]

  • Raytown police said someone shot a teen to death behind a pool hall

    RAYTOWN, Mo. —  Raytown police say someone shot a teen shot to death along 63rd Street near where it intersects with Raytown Road Monday night. Police got a call at 10:50 p.m. Monday about someone  shot at Raytown Recreation, a pool hall. When officers arrived, they found a 19-year-old  male suffering from gunshot wounds in an alley behind the pool hall. Police said there were other people inside and outside the business when the shooting happened, but they were not […]

  • 20-year-old killed in 2-vehicle crash near 69 Highway and College in Overland Park

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — A 20-year-old man was killed Friday in a crash near 69 Highway and College Boulevard. The crash occurred just after 11 a.m. Friday when a vehicle traveling northbound on 69 Highway left the road and hit another vehicle going east on College. The impact of the crash sheared off the roof of the truck and caused the truck to come to rest about 200 feet from crash scene. The driver of the truck, who has not […]

  • KCMO police are investigating a crash following shooting on 71-Highway

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. —  The Kansas City, Missouri Police Department is investigating a shooting that caused a driver to crash Thursday night. The shooting happened along 71 Highway at 39th Street around 10 p.m. Police said someone shot at a vehicle before it wrecked. According to police, a dark blue Chrysler was found in the middle of the northbound lanes at 43rd and Bruce R Watkins. The vehicle had major damage to the front. Police said there were four people […]

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