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Man who kicked cat like a football at Center High School sentenced to probation  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

Editor's note: Some viewers might find the video above graphic due to violence and profanity. KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A 20-year-old man pleaded guilty to kicking ...



2 men charged in Center High graduation shooting  41 Action News Kansas City

Two men have been charged in connection to a shooting during Center High School's graduation outside the Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, Kansas.



Father of innocent teen shot outside Center graduation glad suspects are in custody  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Two metro men are now facing charges in a shooting outside Center High School's graduation at a Leawood church. Now, the father of ...



KC man pleads guilty to animal abuse after video showed cat kicked on football field  Kansas City Star

A Kansas City, Missouri, man who reportedly was seen on video kicking a cat on the Center High School football field in May 2018 has pleaded guilty to animal ...



19-year-old charged with kicking cat on KC high school football field  The Kansas City Star

After a video was released of a cat getting kicked across a Kansas City high school football field, prosecutors said 19-year-old Johnathan Taylor faces one count ...



Man charged in shooting after Center HS graduation gets probation instead of prison  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

OLATHE, Kan. -- A man who pleaded guilty to a shooting outside of the Church of the Resurrection won't be going to prison for that crime. Damon Gwinn shot an ...



Student shot at Center High School graduation  41 Action News Kansas City

Leawood police are investigating a shooting out the Church of the Resurrection.



Center High football standout invited to exclusive Navy-based foreign exchange program  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- It won't be long before high school football season blasts off again. Many Missouri schools are working out now in preparation for opening ...



KCATA launching pilot program for free rides for high school students  KMBC Kansas City

On Tuesday, the Kansas City Area Transit Authority announced a new pilot program - free, unlimited bus rides for thousands of high school students in Kansas ...



Father says janitor walked in on his son being sexually assaulted at Missouri high school, didn’t intervene  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- A father who's not revealing his identity for the safety of his child, says his son was sexually assaulted multiple times at Maplewood Richmond ...



‘Probably almost killed him’: KCMO man charged with assaulting 94-year-old man with dementia  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

GLADSTONE, Mo. -- A Kansas City man is behind bars and facing charges for allegedly assaulting a 94-year-old man who has dementia. According to the ...



Police recover vehicle in shooting at Center High School graduation ceremony; suspect still at large  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

LEAWOOD, Kan. -- A vehicle involved in the shooting that injured two people after the Center High School graduation on Thursday has been recovered, police ...



Horse found dead in pieces at Kessler Park in northeast KC  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- An investigation is underway after a disc golf player found a horse dead in a park in northeast Kansas City, Missouri. Officials on the scene ...



Student arrested after loaded gun found at Oak Park High School  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A metro teenager was arrested after a loaded gun was found at Oak Park High School. According to a letter sent to parents, the firearm ...



Local JROTC Cadet participates in prestigious exchange program  KMBC Kansas City

A Center High School Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC) cadet gets a special honor. Jeremy Rice, a Petty Officer 1st Class in the Center High ...



Police say dismembered horse found in park was stolen out of KCK  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas City, Missouri police say a dismembered horse found in a park in northeast KC earlier this week, by someone playing disc golf, ...



Liberty High student helping train service dog for veteran-minded nonprofit  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

LIBERTY, Mo. -- We see *service* dogs everywhere nowadays. Thanks to a veteran-minded group in Clay County, that includes high schools where *service* dogs ...



Disturbing video shows man kicking kitten ‘like a field goal’ at Missouri high school  WREG NewsChannel 3

Officials are asking for the public's help to identify a man who violently kicked a cat at a Kansas City, Missouri high school.



Local groups react to charge filed against 19-year-old allegedly seen in cat-kicking video  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The man accused of being behind an egregious act caught on camera now faces an animal abuse charge, but some wonder why it's only a ...



Park Hill High School students face punishment for walkout  fox4kc.com

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A walkout organized by the students at Park Hill High School was a peaceful tribute to the 17 people who lost their lives in the high school ...



Former Winnetonka High employee gets probation in child sexual exploitation case  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

LIBERTY, Mo. -- A former Winnetonka High School campus supervisor will spend five years on probation after he had inappropriate sexual conversations with ...



Trees may be solution to neighbors' school bus lot complaints  41 Action News Kansas City

Trees will apparently be used as a solution to block noise and the view of the Center High School bus lot from upset neighbors.



’That’s when I heard the shots’: KC woman’s 17-year-old son killed outside home  Kansas City Star

Arkests Grant, a 17-year-old homicide victim, was shot in front of his home on Wabash Avenue Sunday night. His mother ran outside at the sound of gunshots to ...



Hays student earns Samsung scholarship at Boys State of Kansas  Hays Post

June 17, 2019 — Approximately 405 young men from across the State of Kansas, all of whom will enter their senior year of high school this fall, participated in ...



Missouri performer pleads guilty to Social Security theft  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

BRANSON, Mo. — A guitarist has pleaded guilty to stealing from the Social Security Administration after the agency sent an investigator to a show in the Missouri ...



‘I don’t know how I will smile again’: Loved ones say goodbye to 3 Blue Springs teens  Kansas City Star

Friends and family gathered on Christmas Eve to remember Nicholas Fordham, Darrian Warmack and Kaylen Wright, who were killed in a two-car crash ...



Police say 24-year-old man found dead in NKC rail yard slipped and fell  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

NORTH KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A 24-year-old man died Wednesday night trying to cross the train tracks in North Kansas City, police said. Railroad employees ...



Whiskers Cat Cafe to open in Kansas City this week  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas City's first cat cafe will open later this week. Whiskers Cat Cafe, located at 3705 Southwest Trafficway, is set to open its doors on ...



Trump sign waved in student section as predominantly black basketball team introduced  Kansas City Star

The Warrensburg School District has apologized for the display of a Donald Trump campaign sign in the student section before a boys basketball game Monday ...



St. Louis area man accused of purchasing cats on Craigslist to torture them  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

ST. CHARLES COUNTY, Mo. - Prosecutors have charged a 20-year-old man with animal abuse after the suspect admitted to police he was buying cats on ...



UMKC welcomes first openly gay college wrestler - University News |  University News

The first openly gay college wrestler, Justice Horn, was welcomed into the Roo family this 2019 spring semester. Horn first attended Northern State University, ...



Former MU Tiger and current NFL player Charles Harris donates new football field to KC high school  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A local high school will soon have a new football field thanks to a former standout player. Former Mizzou Tiger and current Miami Dolphin ...



Cat cafe featuring adoptable felines coming to Kansas City  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas City will soon be home to a cat cafe featuring adoptable animals from KC Pet Project. Whiskers Cat Cafe, located at 3705 ...



Live high school football updates: Click here for scores from around the Wichita area  The Wichita Eagle

High school football updates from around the Wichita area for Friday, August, 31, 2018.



‘Catholic Clash’ pits Rockhurst vs Bishop Miege on gridiron for first time in decades  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

ROELAND PARK, Kan. -- A clash of football superpowers happens on Friday night when Rockhurst and Bishop Miege meet on the gridiron for the first time since ...



Mom says ‘public is in danger’ after son gets probation for sexually assaulting children  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

CENTENNIAL, Colo. – A Colorado man will serve five years probation for molesting his younger sister and her childhood friend over a number of years.



Cat finally freed from chimney after being stuck for five days  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A chimney *service* crew helped rescue a cat Friday that had been trapped in a KC home's chimney for approximately five days.



KU will now sell beer and wine at football games in Memorial Stadium  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

LAWRENCE, Kan. — Kansas will begin the sale of beer and wine at home football games this season, joining a growing number of schools to offer alcohol sales ...



Police identify woman shot to death, other found dead in the street in Kansas City  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Homicide detectives are investigating two separate incidents that happened early on Sunday morning, one has been confirmed as a ...



BoysGrow mentors Kansas City’s urban youth through agricultural entrepreneurship  KCTV Kansas City

Now that the crops are out of the fields most local farmers are already planning for next year's harvest. But at one small farm on the outskirts of south Kansas.



Local students participate in National School Walkout to protest gun violence  41 Action News Kansas City

Students from the Kansas City metro participated in the National School Walkout, a massive rally of more than 2500 schools across the United States demanding ...



World famous Grumpy Cat dies at age 7  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

Grumpy Cat, arguably the internet's most popular cat and one of its first viral memes, has died aged 7. The furry sensation's family announced her death on ...



Teacher retires after 50 years at Leavenworth High School  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

LEAVENWORTH, Kan. — A northeast Kansas science teacher is retiring after 50 years at the same high school. The Leavenworth Times reports that 77-year-old ...



Teen who set caged animal on fire, fed it to dogs won’t face jail time  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

MIAMI – A 19-year-old Florida man won't serve jail time in a shocking case of animal cruelty that was caught on video in 2016. Roberto Hernandez pleaded ...



‘Animal at large’: Utah woman charged after letting her cat lay on her own front lawn  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

MURRAY, Utah – A Utah woman wants to see change after an antiquated ordinance led her to receive misdemeanor charges for allowing her cat to lay on their ...



Burglary suspect in woman’s onesie, cat named Spaghetti found under Oregon home  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

GRESHAM, Ore. – An Oregon couple returned their new Gresham home Sunday to find a bizarre assortment of items – including a MacBook Pro – sitting on top ...



Former Kansas EMT sentenced for stealing morphine from vials  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

WICHITA, Kan. — A former emergency responder in Jackson County, Kansas, has been sentenced to five years on federal probation for stealing morphine from ...



California man sentenced to 20 years in deadly Kansas ‘swatting’  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

WICHITA, Kan. — A California man was sentenced Friday to 20 years in prison for making bogus emergency calls to authorities across the U.S., including one ...



Salvation Army names new divisional commander  Kansas City Business Journal

The Salvation Army's Kansas and Western Missouri Division is one of the region's largest social services agencies. It includes 21 community corps centers, two ...



A new species of ‘cat fox’ may be prowling this French island  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

There may be a fascinating new species of a fox-like cat, or a cat-like fox, prowling the island of Corsica and yep, it's already cranky and hates your guts.



Goodbye console? Google launches game-streaming platform  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

NEW YORK — Google on Tuesday unveiled a video-game streaming platform called Stadia, positioning itself to take on the traditional video-game business.



Staley Falcons setting a legacy of success on and off of the football field  fox4kc.com

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- They're in the business of winning football games at Staley High School. Staley, led by third-year head coach Phil Lite, carries the usual ...



Johnson County cities pass ordinances barring LGBTQ discrimination  KWCH

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Advocates for LGBTQ Kansans are pointing to recent successful efforts to pass anti-discrimination ordinances in Johnson County as ...



High school sports results, scores, schedules  Kansas City Star

Daily scores and results from Kansas and Missouri high school sports, including football, volleyball, soccer and basketball, for the 2018-19 school year.



Friends hoping for answers after 2 teens found shot, one fatally, in Kansas City  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Loved ones are shocked after two teenagers were found shot Monday at Truman Road and Hardesty Avenue in KCMO. Fifteen-year-old ...



Jaws drop as circus ditches live animals for holograms  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

The German production uses 3-D holograms at a time when activists and governments are cracking down on cruelty to animals in circuses.



3 teens killed, 1 injured in 2-vehicle crash in Blue Springs  KWCH

A two-vehicle crash in Blue Springs has killed three teenagers and injured another person.



Possible hate crime: KC h.s. student killed in horrible attack outside KC mosque  fox4kc.com

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A 15-year-old boy died after losing too much blood when his legs were severed in what police believe was an intentional attack outside ...



Nathaniel Taylor, who played Rollo on ‘Sanford and Son’ dies  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

Nathaniel Taylor, the actor best known as Rollo Lawson, the street-smart best friend of the son on the 1970s sitcom "Sanford and Son," has died. Taylor died ...



Belton School District urges parents to talk with students after teenager is arrested for Snapchat threat  fox4kc.com

BELTON, Mo. -- Your social media post might be a “private" as you think. That's the word from the Belton School District to its students after a classmate's ...



North Kansas City School District apologizes for taking away blind child’s cane  fox4kc.com

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Two North Kansas City parents are outraged after they say their blind son's cane was taken away from him at school by a bus driver.



Oak Grove student disciplined after allegedly making Snapchat threat referencing Florida school shooting  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

OAK GROVE, Mo. -- A message went out to parents Thursday after a student allegedly sent an alarming message on Snapchat referencing the recent Florida ...



Attention animal lovers: KC Pet Project needs help after finding boxes of abandoned cats  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Pet Project desperately needs people to adopt after someone left three boxes of kittens in their parking lot. The shelter is ...



Local students among VIP Student Ambassadors named at Fort Hays State  FHSU News

Local students are among the 25 who will serve as VIP Student Ambassadors for the 2019-2020 academic school year at Fort Hays State University.



USD 416 names secondary, elementary teachers of year  Miami County Republic

LOUISBURG — Between the two of them, they have exactly 50 years of experience in education. Now, they both are also “Teacher of the Year.”



American Theatre Wing Names Recipients of Andrew Lloyd Webber Initiative Programming  Broadway World

The American Theatre Wing announced today the recipients of the Andrew Lloyd Webber Initiative's programming, including the 4-Year University Scholarships, ...



10+ LOCAL stories that you need to read for Tuesday, May 14  Lompoc Record

The Paul Nelson Aquatic Center was the biggest beneficiary of federal funds recently doled out by the Santa Maria City Council to projects and community ...



Ex-North County football coach acquitted on assault, sex charges  CapitalGazette.com

Marvin Leon Brown Jr., former head football coach at North County High School, has been acquitted on charges of assault and a fourth-degree sex offense ...



Mo. high school history teacher suspended for showing old film about homosexual pedophile  fox4kc.com

PECULIAR, Mo. -- A history teacher in the Raymore-Peculiar School District is under indefinite suspension over a lesson he taught in one of his classrooms.



African black leopard photographed for the first time in over a century according to scientist  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

Turns out, the mythical African black leopard really does exist. Biologists shot rare footage of the sleek big cat walking majestically in Kenya -- the first time the ...



St. Paul Johnson beats St. Anthony Village 24-22 in quarterfinals  St. Paul Pioneer Press

St. Paul Johnson offensive lineman Eddie Pacheco (54) joins his teammates in making snow angels after the Governor beat St. Anthony Village, 24-22, in a ...



Man arrested for attacking McDonald’s employee over not getting a straw, police say  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A man is under arrest after authorities say he grabbed the shirt of a Florida McDonald's employee and tried to pull her over a counter.



In midst of historic state run, Johnson football has the backing of its St. Paul rivals  St. Paul Pioneer Press

St. Paul Johnson heads into the Class 4A Minnesota high school football state semifinals with the back of many of its City Conference rivals.



Black Health Week aims to address health disparities in KC’s African American communities  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Next week, April 9-15, is National Black Health Week, and Kansas City's Black Health Care Coalition has a week full of events planned to ...



Ranking 10,010 Girls By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10010 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.



Olathe East HS receives 21 Blue Star Award nominations  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

OLATHE, Kan. -- Thursday was a big day for some local high schools and their performing arts programs. Musical theatre students and instructors all across the ...



Former NKC district middle school teacher pleads guilty to sodomy  fox4kc.com

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A former teacher in the North Kansas City School District pleaded guilty Thursday to sodomy. Samuel Waltemath pleaded guilty to ...



Voting absentee in Missouri, or early in Kansas? Here’s how, when, and where  Kansas City Star

Here are times and locations for in-person absentee voting in Missouri. Kansas allows advance voting through Monday.



Probe into KC substitute teacher’s conduct may hinder her bid for school board seat  fox4kc.com

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A Kansas City Public Schools substitute teacher who is running for a seat on the school board is now under police investigation. The probe ...



Several knives featured in Snapchat video threat aimed at Liberty middle school  fox4kc.com

LIBERTY, Mo. -- In a video posted to Snapchat over the weekend two students are heard warning others not to come to school Monday at South Valley Middle ...



Florida high school football coach, security guard dies shielding students from bullets  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

PARKLAND, Fla. — The first identified victim of the horrific shooting at a Florida high school was an assistant coach for the school's football team. The shooter ...



Maryville wins 19-13 over Kansas City Center in quarterfinals  Nodaway News Leader

The Maryville High School Spoofhound football team was triumphant with a 19-13 Kansas City Center High School Yellowjackets on November 11. The team's ...



Former Kearney teacher sentenced to 9 years in prison for having sex with student  fox4kc.com

LIBERTY, Mo. -- A judge sentenced a former Kearney teacher to nine years in the Missouri Department of Corrections after he admitted to having sex with a ...



Bonner Springs HS student killed in crash to get ‘super’ tribute at football game  fox4kc.com

BONNER SPRINGS, Kan. -- The football game at Bonner Springs High School on Friday included a touching tribute to one "super" student who tragically passed ...



Family finds young man shot in his apartment just days before his 26th birthday  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A metro area family is searching for answers after Jacob Skowronski was found dead in his apartment. On Feb. 4, Kansas City Police were ...



Man pleads guilty to cheating NFL players, including one Chiefs player, in charity fraud  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — An Ohio man has admitted defrauding NFL players out of money meant for charities. Thirty-nine-year-old Camario Richardson, of Maple ...



Ranking 10,007 Boys By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10007 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.



Man charged with killing 25-year-old Lee’s Summit man on New Year’s Day over drug transaction  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker filed charges Wednesday in connection with a deadly shooting that happened on New ...



Leavenworth High School honors U.S. military at football game  fox4kc.com

LEAVENWORTH, Kan. -- High school football teams took the field Friday across the metro for the first time since hundreds of NFL players took a knee during the ...



Interscholastic League Stadium renovations underway  fox4kc.com

KANSAS CITY -- Football players in the Kansas City school district are getting a new stadium to play in, after complaints of unsafe conditions are prompting ...



Health concerns continue over Bannister Federal Complex in KCMO  KSHB

Future plans for the Bannister Federal Complex were discussed during a community meeting on Thursday as groups of former co-workers continue to press ...



Olathe East players keep teammate’s spirits high after he endures painful loss  fox4kc.com

OLATHE, Kan. -- Some perfect plays aren't measured on a football scoreboard. Take, for instance, the one being shown over an ongoing season at Olathe East ...



Video of cats getting brain freezes leaves Mark Alford in tears  fox4kc.com

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Almost everyone can agree that getting a brain freeze is an unpleasant surprise when enjoying a cold treat. Thankfully they don't last long, ...



Gladstone man catches possible mountain lion on backyard surveillance camera  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

GLADSTONE, Mo. -- Mountain lions rarely reach Missouri, but it's not unheard of. Now, a Gladstone man is convinced one is living in his neighborhood.



Turner High School students’ montage of Spanish teacher’s goofy greetings goes viral  fox4kc.com

KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- A Kansas City Spanish teacher is going viral after appearing in a video that's been shared nearly 400000 times across the globe.



Shawnee Mission East HS kicker nearing state record and gaining national attention  fox4kc.com

PRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kan. -- A metro high school kicker takes aim and sets a new school record. His field goal was so long he almost set a new state record.



Library director sentenced after spending $89,000 in funds on ‘Game of War’  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

NORTH LOGAN, Utah – The former director of a Utah library was sentenced Tuesday for stealing $89000 worth of library funds and spending it on the mobile ...



Olathe man who changed his failing grades to As during time at KU gets probation  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

LAWRENCE, Kan. — A former University of Kansas student who hacked the school's computer system to changing his failing F grades to As has been ...



Kearney family looking for answers after therapy cat shot, killed in back yard  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

KEARNEY, Mo. -- A Kearney family is trying to find the person who killed their daughter's therapy cat over the weekend. The Taylor family just moved into the ...



Kansas City man killed in July 8 shooting had just released his first rap album  Kansas City Star

Frank Raney Jr. had just released his first rap album, “Papi Chulo,” on iTunes before he was killed in a July homicide. He had planned to move to California to ...



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