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Burglars use truck as battering ram to smash through Independence storefront and take ATM

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. -- A small business owner said for the third time a driver ran a vehicle through the front of her shop. Surveillance video shows a dark truck pulled up and drive through the side of KC Liquor on US-40 Highway. "I've owned this business for 20 years, raised three kids as a single mo

FOX4KC.COM - 2017-09-19 03:38:22

Kansas City man arrested, charged with shooting and killing off-duty Lee's Summit officer in Westport

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas City Police say while investigating a separate incident on Wednesday, they arrested a man now charged in the deadly shooting of Lee's Summit Officer Thomas Orr at Californos in Westport in August. Sean Steward, 22, is charged with second degree murder, first degree assault

FOX4KC.COM - 2017-09-20 23:44:03

Kansas City Police identify Boost Mobile worker shot and killed during robbery

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- On Wednesday afternoon Kansas City Police identified the man killed while trying to stop a robbery on Monday. Alejandro Castillo, 30, worked at the Boost Mobile store near Blue Ridge Boulevard and Longview Road, and confronted the armed robber before he was shot twice in the ches

FOX4KC.COM - 2017-09-20 20:55:12

2 dead, 1 injured at park in Kansas City, Kansas

Authorities say two men have been killed and another was injured at a park in Kansas City, Kansas. The Kansas City Star reports that the deaths were reported Wednesday night at Kensington Park. A spokesman for the Wyandotte County Sheriff's Office didn't know how the men died. Investigators also ar

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2017-09-21 10:55:00

21 kids among dead found in school after Mexico earthquake

When the Enrique Rebsamen School fell, it did not do so lightly. The 7.1-magnitude earthquake that jolted the region on Tuesday caused part of the building to fold in on itself, sandwiching and collapsing, classroom onto classroom. In the destruction, rescuers found the bodies of 21 schoolchildren a

KSHB.COM - 2017-09-20 15:19:09

Death toll from Mexico earthquake well over 100, 26 bodies removed from school

Rescuers in Mexico City continued to claw through an elementary school's debris Thursday morning in an urgent attempt to reach a 12-year-girl, two days after a powerful earthquake trapped her and killed at least 250 people across central Mexico. The rescue attempt at the capital's Colegio Enrique Re

KSHB.COM - 2017-09-21 15:03:06

Central Mexico 7.1 magnitude earthquake kills more than 100, topples buildings

Scores were killed in a powerful earthquake Tuesday that rocked Mexico City and surrounding states. The earthquake toppled buildings, sent rescue workers digging through rubble and knocked out power to millions. At least 116 people died in the magnitude-7.1 earthquake, officials said. Most deaths we

FOX4KC.COM - 2017-09-20 01:00:14

Thousands gather to protest arrests over Catalonian vote

Thousands gathered Thursday at the gates of Catalonia's judicial body in Barcelona to demand the release of a dozen officials arrested in connection with a vote on independence that Spanish authorities are challenging as illegal. The demonstrators answered a call by pro-independence civic groups to

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2017-09-21 13:33:00

Person shot in downtown Kansas City has life-threatening injuries

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Someone was shot and critically hurt on Wednesday afternoon in the area of E. 11th Street and Cherry, near the Kansas City Municipal Courthouse. Officers went to the scene at about 4 p.m., police haven't described or said anything about a suspected shooter. FOX 4 is there gatherin

FOX4KC.COM - 2017-09-20 21:47:13

Uptick in crime can be seen on 71 Highway in Kansas City - KCTV5

Gunfire is becoming a regular occurrence on Kansas City's 71 Highway. On Tuesday night, another person turned up at a hospital after a shooting that he told police happened on the highway. It's been a violent summer in Kansas City, with homicide rates on track to beat last year's numbers. The upti

KCTV 5 - 2017-09-21 01:41:00

KC couple's lost engagement ring is found - and they kept it secret for days

One day after receiving an expensive engagement ring on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" the local couple who lost their engagement ring in the Loose Park pond announced that it had already been found - days before. Seth Dixon - who fumbled his engagement ring into the pond during his proposal to Ruth Salas of

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2017-09-20 23:52:00

Joe's Weather Blog: Fall starts Friday...Summer roars on (THU-9/21)

Good afternoon...getting my car worked on for a bit so I figured this would be a good time to write up a weather blog for you. I'll see you tonight on FOX 4 News at 5/6/9/10 as we talk about the summer weather that continues in the region but also the transition to a much cooler temperature regime f

FOX4KC.COM - 2017-09-21 17:12:19

Workers' Compensation : Exclusivity Of Remedy - Statutory Employee

Kayden v. Ford Motor Company (MLW No. 71032/Case No. WD80165 - 7 pages) (Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, Welsh, J.) Already a paid subscriber but not registered for online access yet? For instructions on how to get premium web access, click here.

MOLAWYERSMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-21 16:54:44

Suspicious package taped to SUV parked in KC driveway detonated, now being inspected as evidence

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Both the fire department and the police department responded Thursday morning to a call from residents at N.E. 109th Street and N. Ditzler, who said there was something suspicious under their black Cadillac SUV parked in their driveway. The suspicious package was somehow taped und

FOX4KC.COM - 2017-09-21 15:52:46

Safe Routes for All' town hall meeting set for Thursday night

The Lawrence Pedestrian Coalition and the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department will host a "Safe Routes for All" town hall forum Thursday at Liberty Hall, 644 Massachusetts St. The goal of the meeting, slated for 7 to 9 p.m., is to raise awareness about "the importance of having bicycle and pe

LJWORLD - 2017-09-20 21:27:39

Police reunite toddler with mother after assault, kidnapping in south KC

An officer on his way to work Thursday morning managed to hop in and track down an assault and kidnapping suspect, reuniting the child with his mother in south Kansas City. Copyright 2017 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistribu

KSHB.COM - 2017-09-21 14:34:41

'Unusual substance' found in bathroom soap at Detroit Metropolitan Airport

The Airport Authority is investigating an 'unusual substance' found in some soap dispensers at the Detroit Metropolitan Airport. Officials are investigating after a substance was found in the soap dispensers at Detroit Metro Airport The Airport Authority is investigating an 'unusual substance' found

KSHB.COM - 2017-09-21 14:05:05

An end to DACA would 'completely devastate' Nebraska town, business owners fear

People who live in Schuyler, a town of about 6,000 people located about 65 miles west of Omaha, are worried what the economic impact would be on the immigrant workforce there if DACA recipients and their families are forced to leave. SCHUYLER, Neb. (KMTV) - In the town of Schuyler, Nebraska, located

KSHB.COM - 2017-09-21 14:02:06

Michigan teacher allegedly stole $30K from homecoming dance sales

A Spanish teacher in Michigan has been charged for allegedly stealing from the school's homecoming dance and using that money at the casino. According to Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith, Lydia Johnson, 29, is charged with one count of embezzlement from a non-profit organization which could get h

KSHB.COM - 2017-09-21 16:56:32

President Trump announces new sanctions against North Korea

President Donald Trump announced a new set of sanctions on North Korea Thursday, saying the executive action would target individuals and companies that engage in finance and trade with the isolated communist nation. "It is unacceptable that others financially support this criminal rogue regime," Tr

KSHB.COM - 2017-09-21 16:38:39