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 2021-03-07 04:29 

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Mayor Lucas pays up on Super Bowl bet, speaks in favor of raising minimum wage...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — After the Chiefs loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Super Bowl LV, Mayor Quinton Lucas paid up his end of the bet he made with Tampa Mayor Jane Castor. The losing team would have to supply lunch for healthcare workers. Lucas deli...

 2021-03-07 03:41 

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Protestors march in support of Donnie Sanders, gather outside prosecutor's home...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — People with different racial backgrounds came together for the Justice for Donnie Sanders March Saturday. They said that even though Sanders is not here, his spirit lives on and they're demanding justice for him and his family...

 2021-03-07 03:16 

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Police: Three people shot, two dead in 5000 block of Agnes Avenue...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — KCPD is investigating a triple shooting that left two people dead in the 5000 block of Agnes Avenue. Details are still coming in and FOX4 will update this story as they become available....

 2021-03-07 03:06 

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With a potential stimulus check on the way, people in Johnson Co., KS look for home improvement ideas...

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — With federal stimulus money potentially headed to peoples pockets, home renovation is on the mind for some individuals who have been cooped-up during the pandemic. It was a busy Saturday for vendors at the Johnson County Home &...

 2021-03-07 02:27 

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Dozens rally before ex-officer put on trial in Floyd's death...

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Dozens of people gathered in front of the Minnesota governor's mansion on Saturday to demand accountability for police officers, days before a former Minneapolis officer is scheduled to go on trial in the death of George Floyd....

 2021-03-07 01:52 

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McGuirl scores 17 as K-State holds off Iowa State 61-56...

MANHATTAN, Kansas — Mike McGuirl scored 12 of his 17 points in the second half as Kansas State turned aside Iowa State 61-56 to conclude the regular season on Saturday. Neither team broke 40% shooting, but K-State made seven 3-pointers while the Cyc...

 2021-03-07 01:49 

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6-year-old battling cancer surprised with birthday parade from St. Louis area first responders...

Police and firefighters from across the area came together to throw a birthday parade for a 6-year-old girl who has been isolated from her friends because of a severe medical condition....

 2021-03-07 01:31 

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One person sent to hospital with life threatening injuries following crash in East Bottoms...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One person has life threatening injuries after they crashed into the northwest side of the Batliner Recycling building in the East Bottoms. According to police, a blue Hyundai Sonata was traveling east on Front Street and left the...

 2021-03-07 00:36 

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Chiefs DB Antonio Hamilton donates $30k to first grader in need of a new heart...

JOHNSTON, S.C. — South Carolina native and defensive back for the Kansas City Chiefs Antonio Hamilton made a $30,000 donation to a first grader in his home town in need of a new heart. Lamere Johnson, a first grader from Hamilton's hometown of J...

 2021-03-07 00:03 

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US gives hope to previously denied asylum seekers in camp...

MEXICO CITY — In a camp at the U.S.-Mexico border, some asylum seekers were told by officials that the U.S. government may reopen their cases and they would eventually be able to enter the U.S. to wait out the asylum process. The new opening for peo...

 2021-03-06 23:43 

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'We can do big things,' Schumer says as Senate approves aid...

WASHINGTON — Tensions were raw ahead of midnight as Republican leader Mitch McConnell rose in the Senate for the purpose of publicly ridiculing Majority Leader Chuck Schumer over the daylong delay as Democrats argued among themselves over the $1.9 t...

 2021-03-06 23:08 

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Thomas, Watford lead LSU past Missouri 86-80 in finale...

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Trendon Watford scored 14 of his 19 points in the second half and his short jumper with just over a minute left broke a final tie as LSU battled past Missouri 86-80 on Saturday to end the regular season. Cameron Thomas scored 29 poin...

 2021-03-06 23:01 

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Burn ban issued for all of Miami County...

MIAMI COUNTY, Kan. — All fire chiefs in Miami County, KS are issuing a burn ban for Sunday, March 7. The Miami County, KS Sheriff said that information provided by the National Weather Service says there will be very high fire danger due to winds an...

 2021-03-06 22:42 

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Washburn University plans return to traditional campus model...

TOPEKA, Kan. — Washburn University plans to start its fall semester with in-person classes after the Shawnee County Health Department updated its vaccine plan to include university faculty and staff. "We welcome this news as we prepare to provid...

 2021-03-06 22:18 

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Dolce&Gabbana seeks over $600M damages from 2 US bloggers...

MILAN — The Milan fashion house Dolce&Gabbana has filed a defamation suit in an Italian court seeking over $600 million in damages from two U.S. fashion bloggers who reposted anti-Asian comments attributed to one of the designers that led to a boyco...

 2021-03-06 21:35 

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'Disturbing and unfair': Les Miles' attorney, after Kansas coach placed on administrative leave...

NEW YORK — A day after the University of Kansas placed head football coach Les Miles on administrative leave, Peter Ginsberg, Miles' attorney, is calling the action "disturbing and unfair." In a statement, Ginsberg said that LSU, Miles&#...

 2021-03-06 20:32 

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Biden, Dems prevail as Senate OKs $1.9T virus relief bill...

WASHINGTON — An exhausted Senate narrowly approved a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill Saturday as President Joe Biden and his Democratic allies notched a victory they called crucial for hoisting the country out of the pandemic and economic doldrum...

 2021-03-06 15:22 

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Police are looking for missing man, need the public's help...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. Police are looking for a man, Donald Gappa, who hasn't been seen since Friday evening at 6 p.m. Gappa, 59, was last seen near 35th Street and Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd. He is 5'9" tall, 160 lbs., grey hair, brown eyes, wearing d...

 2021-03-06 13:37 

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Police need your help locating missing woman...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Samantha L. Bonen, 28, was last seen on Friday March 5, 2021 walking around 34th and College in Kansas City, Mo. Ms. Bonen, is five feet tall, and weighs 120 lbs. She has blonde hair, blue eyes and was wearing jeans and a light bl...

 2021-03-06 05:16 

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FOX4 Hy-Vee Game Night: High school basketball highlights, scores from March 5...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Boys and girls basketball teams across the metro are in the heat of the playoffs. We're breaking down the highlights and scores from games on both sides of the state line, including Raytown at Blue Springs, Lees Summit at Lee&...

 2021-03-06 04:38 

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Poet Amanda Gorman said she was targeted by security guard: 'One day an icon, the next a threat'...

Amanda Gorman, the youngest inaugural poet in U.S. history, described on Twitter Friday how a security guard "tailed" her on her walk home....

 2021-03-06 04:28 

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Overland Park World War II veteran celebrates 100th birthday with 'wave' party...

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Friday was a very special day for one Overland Park resident. Joseph Heydon was born on March 5, 1921. He turned 100 years old Friday. He was honored at a "wave" party outside of his home at The Forum in Overland Park. ...

 2021-03-06 04:26 

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15% of Kansas residents have gotten COVID-19 vaccine, report says...

TOPEKA, Kan. — Slightly more than 15% of Kansas residents have received at least the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, with the state's white residents getting the shots at higher rates, according to health department data released Friday. The K...

 2021-03-06 04:22 

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Jackson County jail guard charged for allegedly getting inmates drugs...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Jackson County corrections officer has been accused of taking bribes to deliver drugs to inmates. Daniel Coach, 26, was charged Thursday in federal court with using a telephone to facilitate unlawful activity related to corrupti...

 2021-03-06 04:18 

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KC thieves brazenly swipe woman's 500-pound safe filled with antique treasures...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Amanda Bushong realizes it's a longshot, but she's offering a $5,000 reward for the return of her stolen safe. It's packed with highly valuable trinkets ranging from rare coins and stamps to a lock of hair from Alexand...

 2021-03-06 04:12 

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What's next for people using Bartle Hall's emergency shelter? Some say the answer is difficult...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — According to Mayor Quinton Lucas, at the end of the month, Kansas City will no longer utilize the Kansas City Convention Center's Bartle Hall as an emergency homeless shelter. Community members, in partnership with the city, o...

 2021-03-06 03:37 

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Crews begin work ahead of Kansas City Streetcar extension on Main Street...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Utility crews, barricades and detours are scattered from W. Pershing Road to 51st Street along Main Street in Kansas City. The crews are replacing old water and sewer mains as Phase One of what will eventually become an extended K...

 2021-03-06 02:56 

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Unemployed Kansan owes more than $11K in benefits back after getting overpayment letter...

TOPEKA, Kan. — A Kansas man is seeking help after receiving a letter that says he owes thousands of dollars in overpaid unemployment benefits. George Larmer, who lives in Wichita, lost his job last year and applied for unemployment after suffering a...

 2021-03-06 02:07 

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Missouri senator proposes largest income tax cut in state's history...

A Missouri lawmaker wants to lower the state...

 2021-03-06 01:36 

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Senate Dems reach deal on unemployment aid in COVID-19 relief bill, ending all-day standstill...

Senate leaders and moderate Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin struck a deal late Friday over emergency jobless benefits, breaking a nine-hour logjam that had stalled President Joe Biden...

 2021-03-06 01:25 

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KU football coach Les Miles placed on administrative leave amid misconduct allegations at LSU...

LAWRENCE, Kan. — The University of Kansas has placed football coach Les Miles on administrative leave Friday amid allegations of misconduct during his time at LSU. A 2013 report was released earlier Friday detailing several allegations against Miles...

 2021-03-06 00:51 

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Asteroid the size of 3 football fields to pass by Earth on Friday night...

An asteroid more than 1,100 feet wide will soar through the night sky on Friday....

 2021-03-06 00:48 

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With temperatures up, COVID cases down, First Friday businesses happy to see more customers...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It's not only First Friday, but it's the first Friday of the year with nicer weather. Local businesses are excited to see the foot traffic after a year of pandemic slowdowns and closures. However, owners said while it'...

 2021-03-06 00:35 

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Royals officially sign Jarrod Dyson to one-year deal, bringing World Series champ back to KC...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — After several days of reports and speculation, the Kansas City Royals made it official Friday and signed an old friend back to the club. Outfielder Jarrod Dyson and the Royals have agreed to a one-year Major League contract. The d...

 2021-03-06 00:28 

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Mission church fire deemed accidental; leaders thankful nobody was hurt...

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms inquiry into the fire at the First Baptist Church of Mission was accidental. The church's pastor said he's thankful no one was injured....

 2021-03-06 00:20 

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Lawmakers seek relief for Missouri unemployment recipients forced to repay overpayments...

Thousands of Missourians could be off the hook for repaying some of the money the state overpaid in unemployment....

 2021-03-06 00:18 

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Man found Tiger Woods unconscious after rollover crash, court documents say...

The crash witness, who lives near the accident scene in Rolling Hills Estates just outside Los Angeles, heard the noise and walked to the SUV, Los Angeles County sheriff's Deputy Johann Schloegl wrote in the affidavit....

 2021-03-06 00:14 

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Job numbers up in US, Biden says more needs to be done to help Americans...

Despite a surprising surge in employment last month in the United States, President Joe Biden says there...

 2021-03-06 00:03 

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COVID-19 doses go unused, some wasted at Missouri mass vaccination sites, data shows...

NORTH KANSAS CITY, Mo — There are more questions about Missouri's vaccination plan in light of a report that shows the state may be sending too many vaccine doses to rural areas while urban parts like the KC metro are in need. Missouri's vac...

 2021-03-05 22:59 

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Missouri teachers, child care workers eligible for COVID vaccine now, even if state criteria isn't met...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Missouri teachers and child care providers don't need to wait until March 15 to qualify for a COVID-19 vaccine. They meet federal requirements right now. President Joe Biden announced Tuesday that every teacher, school employe...

 2021-03-05 22:46 

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Cass County judge denies motion to dismiss murder charges in Kylr Yust case...

CASS COUNTY, Mo. — The double murder trial for Kylr Yust is scheduled to start in one month. A Cass County judge decided Friday not to dismiss murder charges against the man accused of killing Kara Kopetsky and Jessica Runions. Yust's attorneys ...

 2021-03-05 22:20 

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Perseverance leaves it's first marks on Mars, plus other 'firsts' NASA has in store for the rover...

It's been two weeks since NASA's Perseverance Mars Rover landed on the Red Planet. Since then, its team back on Earth has been busy celebrating a series of 'firsts' for the rover. That includes the rover's first test drive and tire tra...

 2021-03-05 21:37 

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Can I finally see my grandchildren? Vaccinated Americans wait for advice...

More than 27 million Americans fully vaccinated against the coronavirus will have to keep waiting for guidance from federal health officials for what they should and shouldn't do....

 2021-03-05 21:33 

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Steak 'n Shake replaces table service with self-serve kiosks...

Steak...

 2021-03-05 21:16 

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'Frenchie Friday' at a Kansas City park makes Friday even better...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — What's better than it being Friday? Frenchie Friday at a metro dog park, that's what! Check out all the smiling pups running around in the video above. Katie's Kennel hosts the weekly meetup at the River Market Dog Par...

 2021-03-05 21:11 

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North Kansas City, Park Hill schools returning to full-time in-person learning this month...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Two Northland school districts will bring their older students back to their classrooms full time later this month. North Kansas City and Park Hill both announced middle and high schoolers will resume full-time in-person classes o...

 2021-03-05 21:04 

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Union Station to honor KC NWSL on International Women's Day...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — After spending two weeks in Florida for training camp, Kansas City NWSL will be back home on Friday. The team will receive a warm Kansas City welcome Monday at Union Station, as part of an International Women's Day celebration...

 2021-03-05 20:44 

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Lake of the Ozarks real estate agent accused in murder-for-hire plot targeting ex-mother-in-law...

A Lake of the Ozarks real estate agent has been charged with conspiracy to commit murder where investigators say she wanted to pay $1,500 for someone to kill her ex-mother-in-law...

 2021-03-05 20:27 

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New Pictures show damage from fire that destroyed part of Mission church...

MISSION, Kan. — Newly released photographs taken inside a church show just how much damage a massive fire caused. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives tweeted these pictures from inside the First Baptist Church of Mission Friday a...

 2021-03-05 20:21 

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Pooka gets invite to 2021 NFL Combine...

LAWRENCE, Kan. — University of Kansas standout running back Pooka Williams Jr. has been invited to the 2021 NFL Scouting Combine. This year's combine will be completely virtual due to health and safety protocols surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic...

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