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Minor accident in Jackson County leaves two people injured

JACKSON COUNTY, Mo. — An accident in Jackson County left a Pleasant Hill and Kirksville resident with minor injuries. According to the crash report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a vehicle driven by Allen D. Smith, 53, of Pleasant Hill was stopped at an intersection on Missouri Route F, jus


Police investigate after shots are fired outside church in Raytown during funeral

RAYTOWN, MO (KCTV) – The police are investigating after shots were fired outside a church in Raytown during a funeral. The incident happened at Graceway church in the 5400 block of Blue Ridge Cutoff.


Charges dismissed against water park owners in case of 10-year-old decapitated on 17-story slide

Criminal charges have been dismissed against a construction company and the owners of a Schlitterbahn water park in Kansas City, Kansas, after a 10-year-old boy was decapitated while riding a 17-story waterslide there in 2016.


President Trump appointed Missouri governor to Council of Governors

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — President Donald Trump appointed Missouri Governor Mike Parson to the Council of Governors, the White House announced on Thursday night. Gov. Parson is one of 10 governors, five from each party, President Trump appointed.


Jackson County jury convicts Kansas City man in 2017 stabbing death

A 45-year-old man was convicted Friday for the 2017 stabbing death of another man at an east side Kansas City apartment. Donnell Allen of Kansas City was charged in Jackson County Circuit Court with second-degree murder, armed criminal action and illegal possession of a firearm in the May 27, 2017,



An upcoming ordinance proposes to issue about $70-MILLION worth of GO-BONDS this year at a burn rate that's worrying Kansas City insiders. Remember: On April 4, 2017, voters overwhelmingly approved an $800 million comprehensive capital improvements program to use revenue created by issuing general o


Blue Springs woman struggling to find who’s responsible for fixing massive pothole

BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. -- It's been a rough winter on metro roads and some drivers are paying the price. But when it comes to repaving the payment and replacing tires, who's responsible?


Medical Marijuana Hopefuls Have Already Earned Missouri $3 Million

Missouri’s health department has already fielded more than 400 pre-applications from potential marijuana growers and sellers. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, which will administer the state’s medical marijuana program, won’t begin accepting formal applications for dispensaries


Giraffe dies in tragic accident at Kansas City Zoo

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Zoo announced Friday that, for the second time this week, a beloved animal has died. Hamisi, one of the zoo's adult giraffes, died Wednesday morning due to a tragic accident, according to the zoo's Facebook page.


Lawmakers team up to advocate for University of Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A bipartisan group of Missouri lawmakers is banding together to advocate for the University of Missouri System. State senators and representatives on Thursday announced they're forming the University of Missouri Caucus.


One dead following shooting overnight in KCK

KANSAS CITY, KS. (KCTV) --- One person has died following a shooting overnight Saturday morning in KCK. The shooting happened at 2nd Street and Kindelburger at around 1 a.m. on Saturday.


Community rallies for police family

Erika Lucas is one of the most ardent supporters of the Blue Springs Police Department. The owner of Sandy’s Restaurant, 1428 U.S. 40 in Blue Springs, has held countless fundraisers to support police functions such as Shop with Cop and Back the Blue, and today she is doing her best to support a memb


FOX4/Hy-Vee Game Night basketball highlights from February 22

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The high school basketball season is rolling along. FOX4's Sean McDowell has scores from the around the area, and highlights from Blue Valley West vs. Bishop Miege, Olathe East vs. Shawnee Mission North, Lee's Summit West vs. Blue Springs South and Rockhurst vs. Jefferson City.


Judge sets $1 million bond for R. Kelly

An Illinois judge set a $1 million bond for R. Kelly on Saturday, a day after he was charged with 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse. The R&B singer turned himself in to Chicago police late Friday.


Judge drops charges against Schlitterbahn owners

KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- A Kansas judge dismissed charges Friday in the criminal case against Schlitterbahn owners Jeff Henry, John Schooley and the construction company. The defendants both faced second-degree murder, aggravated child endangerment and aggravated battery charges.


Police: KCK homicide victim targeted leaving work

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Police say the victim of an overnight homicide was likely familiar with his killer. Kansas City, Kansas Police Chief Terry Ziegler said Saturday morning that the victim was shot in the Fairfax District near Kindleburger Road and Fairfax Trafficway. The victim was reported with cr


Investigators searching for federal fugitive from Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) – Authorities are asking for the public’s help in locating a federal fugitive with ties to the Kansas City area. A federal arrest warrant has been issued for 24-year-old Dominique Lester Wilson.


Cannabis conundrum: Missouri banks already turning away marijuana-related businesses

ST CHARLES, Mo. — You work hard for your money, and when you put it in the bank you expect it to stay there. But what if your bank shut down your account with little to no warning?


Kansas City woman slain after joking that 18-year-old didn't pay rent

KANSAS CITY, MO (AP) -- Court records say a Kansas City man fatally shot a woman after she made a sarcastic remark about him and commented about how he didn't pay rent. Eighteen-year-old Marlon Davis was charged Thursday with second-degree murder and armed criminal action in the death of 22-year-old


Police: Man shot in Kansas City, Kansas, dies

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Police say a man has been shot to death in in Kansas City, Kansas. Police say in a news release that the shooting happened shortly after 1:30 a.m. Saturday, when officers responding to the shooting found a man in the 200 block of Kindleberger Road. Police say the man had bee