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'I was high as hell': Suspect in Virginia trooper shooting says drugs played a role

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. - "I was high as hell." That's what Karisa Daniels said when she admitted to WTVR in a jailhouse interview that she shot a Virginia State Trooper Tuesday night, but the 23-year-old insisted that she was not in the right frame of mind. "Next thing I know 'pow!' He falls down and I

FOX4KC.COM - 2017-09-23 00:22:29

Friend of family grieving after one-year-old was killed in 'accidental' shooting says the little girl gave 'the biggest hugs'

LAWRENCE, Kan. - Police are investigating a shooting death of a 1-year-old girl that happened around 10:30 Friday morning. Investigators are calling the shooting accidental. They said it happened hear the 600 block of N. Michigan. Neighbors told FOX 4 a young couple and their two kids ages three and

FOX4KC.COM - 2017-09-23 03:24:07

KCMO police looking for suspect who stole vehicle with child inside, then ditched it a block away

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas City police are looking for a person they say stole a vehicle with a child inside Friday night. It happened around 9:02 p.m. near 59th and Swope. Authorities found the child near the 3600 block of East 60th Street -- approximately one block away from where the vehicle was

FOX4KC.COM - 2017-09-23 03:00:34

Ransomware targeting thousands, including KC woman

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Mary Mittenfelner doesn't leave her Kansas City home often. Instead, the 80-year-old woman chooses to stay inside where she paints and writes poetry on her computer. However, a couple months ago, her computer started acting strangely. "It was basically frozen and then the arrow

KSHB.COM - 2017-09-23 02:42:55

Copperhead snake bites woman multiple times inside LongHorn Steakhouse

SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. - A Virginia mother is recovering after a copperhead snake bit her as she walked into a LongHorn Steakhouse in Spotsylvania County earlier this month. Rachel Myrick was with her 13-year-old son, her boyfriend, friends and family at the time of the September 12 incident, acco

FOX4KC.COM - 2017-09-23 02:26:50

Do Sleeping Humans Really Swallow 8 Spiders A Year?

Photo Credit: Nic McPhee / CC BY-SA 2.0 You might've heard the urban legend that sleeping people swallow about eight spiders a year. The "factoid" is definitely eye-catching - but it's also improbable. A spider could do this only a few ways, like using its silk to float and land in a sleeping person

KSHB.COM - 2017-09-23 00:52:47

Artificial intelligence screening job hunters

DENVER - With the iPhone X recently announced, facial recognition software has been thrust back in the limelight. People are bringing up concerns about privacy, discrimination, and many other things. Everywhere we go our faces are being tracked, scanned and analyzed. In fact we found that a certai

KSHB.COM - 2017-09-23 00:10:43

Ed Sheeran to perform at Arrowhead in 2018

Kansas City, MO - If you missed Ed Sheeran's Kansas City concert earlier this year, you have another chance to see him. And this concert is going to be bigger than ever. Sheeran is performing at Arrowhead Stadium as part of his 2018 North American Stadium Tour. He will be here October 13, 2018. R

KSHB.COM - 2017-09-22 23:58:48

Families, veterans fight to create permanent national memorial for War on Terror

Families, veterans fight to create permanent national memorial honoring those killed in War on Terror Corey Rangel WASHINGTON - Sixteen years after the start of the War on Terror, some veterans and their families are fighting to create a memorial to honor the thousands of servicemembers who've paid

KSHB.COM - 2017-09-22 23:51:39

Kylie Jenner is pregnant, 'overjoyed'

The youngest sibling in the Kardashian-Jenner clan is now expecting. Two sources close to the "overjoyed" family tell CNN that Kylie Jenner, 20, is pregnant and due in February. The makeup mogul and reality star has been in a relationship with rapper Travis Scott since April. Jenner has had some pra

KSHB.COM - 2017-09-22 23:28:07

Accused rapist now faces murder charge in the death of KCK woman

KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- A woman escaped a brutal attack only to die in a violent crash as she called for help. The man accused of raping her in August is now being charged in her death. Those closest to Shannon Keithley are expressing their gratitude to the Wyandotte County District Attorney who on Thu

KSHB.COM - 2017-09-22 23:07:01

North Korea Could Be Causing Problems For South Korea's 2018 Olympics

The nuclear tensions on the Korean Peninsula could soon spill over into the sports world. The 2018 Winter Olympics will be in Pyeongchang, South Korea - roughly 50 miles away from the border with North Korea. The proximity to an increasingly agitated rogue nation is making some Olympic committees ne

KSHB.COM - 2017-09-22 22:44:00

Park Hill senior football player who is also a lifelong Boy Scout takes pride in the work he did this summer to better his church

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The seeds of community service are being planted at one metro high school. With Park Hill High School's football program (4-1) lies a community servant who's willing to get his hands dirty. No one has to order Trojans Nose Tackle Zack Mikuls to get busy. He's usually way ahead of

FOX4KC.COM - 2017-09-23 04:26:28

Shocking statistics estimate that 60 percent of car seats on the road are not installed properly

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Could your child be at risk the next time you hit the road? According to the Missouri Coalition of Roadway Safety nearly 30-percent of children in our area are not restrained properly, and their parents have no idea. During National Child Passenger Safety Week (Sept. 17 - 23rd) n

FOX4KC.COM - 2017-09-23 02:50:14

Hundreds expected to attend this year's Oktoberfest in Lee's Summit, organizers say they'll need a bigger venue next year

LEE'S SUMMIT -- Year four of Oktoberfest is officially underway Friday in Lee's Summit, and more than 2,000 people are expected to show up over the next three days. Doors opened at 4 p.m. to dozens of eager fans but over the next few hours dozens will turn into hundreds. Oktoberfest founder Steve Ho

FOX4KC.COM - 2017-09-23 01:43:03

End of the world emergency alert runs on Southern California TVs

LAKE FOREST, Calif. - Some television viewers in Southern California were shocked when an end of the world alert showed up on their screens. It happened just after 11 a.m. on Thursday on Cox Cable, according to KCBS. One woman said she was watching HGTV when the announcement interrupted the show. "I

FOX4KC.COM - 2017-09-23 01:27:59

'The Price is Right' made history today - and everyone went nuts

Wow! It was a memorable day on "The Price is Right." It's always fun to see someone land on $1 while vying for a spot in the Showcase Showdown. Two contestants in one show is rare. What about five contestants in a row?! In honor of Drew Carey celebrating 10 years of hosting the show, any contestant

FOX4KC.COM - 2017-09-23 00:08:14

Church of Scientology could be expanding in KC, church says restoration project is in final stages of planning

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Church of Scientology might be expanding its footprint here in Kansas City. Some speculate its newest real estate venture could become the Midwest hub for the controversial church. Scientology currently calls a few small properties in Kansas City home, including one on E 39th

FOX4KC.COM - 2017-09-22 23:55:20

Hurricane victims call sex hotline after FEMA mistakenly tweets wrong number

Several Hurricane Irma victims called a 1-800 number for help and were offered phone sex instead of hurricane relief assistance. The Miami Herald reported that the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Region 4 office accidentally tweeted the number Wednesday, which offered assistance to people deal

FOX4KC.COM - 2017-09-22 22:57:05

240 artists prepare to showcase their best work at the 86th annual Plaza Art Fair this weekend

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The 86th Annual Plaza Art Fair has kicked off, and it covers nine blocks and those putting on the event are expecting more than 250,000 people. With thousands of people flocking to Kansas City this weekend -- it's a big boost for our local economy. "It`s my favorite show, I do a

FOX4KC.COM - 2017-09-22 22:47:26