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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Scammers are posing as the Publishers Clearing House and sometimes stealing tens of thousands of dollars from people nationwide. Locally, the FOX4 newsroom has been flooded with calls from people reporting these scams. It's almost everyone's dream, the Publishers Clearing House showing up at your door with a camera crew and a big check.
Work At Home Forever
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KC Tech Cash Help
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The beginning of a new month means a new set of challenges for many families around Kansas City, Missouri. Rent and utility bills are often due at this time. But because of the COVID-19 pandemic, families are struggling to pay.
Angels Guide Holidays
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Push Back Against Prez
Washington - Gabriel Sterling, one of Georgia's top elections officials, fiercely rebuked President Trump and Georgia's senators Tuesday in response to threats and intimidation targeting the state's elections workers, and he appealed to the president to accept his electoral loss in the state and "stop inspiring people to commit potential acts of violence."
Prez Pardon Probs Persist
"The president out the door needs to pardon his whole family and himself because they want this witch-hunt to go on in perpetuity. They're so full of rage and insanity against the president," he said.
Pardon For Profit???
Federal investigators are looking into a potential "bribery-for-pardon" scheme involving presidential pardons, according to federal court documents unsealed by the chief judge for the federal court in Washington D.C.. The heavily redacted documents do not name the individuals involved or President Donald Trump.
Prez Trump Pushes For Big Tech Crackdown That Threatens To Kill Internets Comments
President Trump tweeted late Tuesday that he will veto the National Defense Authorization Act unless Congress repeals Section 230 of the 1996 Communications Decency Act, which critics say unfairly shields social media platforms from liability over items posted on their platforms. These opponents have been vocal that tech behemoths like Twitter and Facebook should no longer be shielded as a neutral platform when they operate more like a publisher.
Hollywood Trans Triumph
"Elliot's existence is a gift in and of itself." Elliot Page, known for his roles in Juno and The Umbrella Academy, came out as trans on Tuesday in a statement posted to his social media accounts. "I want to share with you that I am trans, my pronouns are he/they and my name is Elliot," the actor wrote.
EPIC Northeast Rip-off
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A century-old community center in Kansas City's Historic Northeast is reeling after someone broke in, stealing thousands of dollars in equipment. There is a lot of rich history inside Whatsoever Community Center in Kansas City's northeast neighborhood. "This ring here since 1942, since World War II.
Good Life Lesson
'It's hard to believe': KCPS teacher wins competition for free 2-year lease at downtown luxury apartment
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Kansas City Public Schools teacher is being awarded rent free living in a downtown luxury apartment. Regina Burnside, a third-grade teacher at Faxon Elementary signed up for the competition to move into Two Light located in the Power and Light District. She says she did not expect to win.
Wild Weather Today
Cloudy and slightly cooler today with highs in the upper 40s A storm system will impact KC tonight & early Thursday with wintry mix of rain and snow; Only minor impacts expected for now Dry, sunny and cool weather for the weekend KANSAS CITY'S MOST ACCURATE FORECAST Wednesday: Partly to mostly cloudy and slightly cooler.
Chris Stapleton - Cold is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now. Keep going for more local links . . .KC Traffic Troubled
Abby Hoover Managing Editor Columbus Park residents are voicing their concerns over a plan to tear down and reconstruct Route 9 at grade on the western border of their neighborhood, which is bordered to the south and east by I-35. The Bridging Park and Market project is being led by the Downtown Council of Kansas City.
Faith To Fight COVID
As the National Institutes of Health looks to expand coronavirus testing across the country, some African American churches in Kansas City will become a new front line for coronavirus education and testing. UMKC health researcher and psychologist Jannette Berkley-Patton has teamed up with area faith leaders and the Kansas City Health Department to expand coronavirus testing into more than a dozen Black churches in Kansas City.
Refreshing New Resources
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Two new water towers will soon provide reliable water pressure for WaterOne customers around Johnson County, Kansas. Contractors for the water utility recently raised bowls on the two towers as part of a nearly $10 million investment project.
Kansas City Shares Tech Access Across The World
KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) - - As most schools in the metro have gone back to full-time virtual learning, it's been clear there is a digital divide that leaves some families struggling more than others. In many parts of the world, however, it's much worse.
Kansas City Zoo Games
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A tiny little ape made a big entrance on live TV on FOX4 this morning, shocking the crew with both its sudden appearance and unbelievable cuteness. The white-cheeked gibbon, native to southeast Asia, is a critically endangered species. That's why the birth of the new female baby, named Leilani, is a big deal.
Show-Me COVID Money
COLUMBIA, Mo. - Missouri lawmakers are back at work after several tested positive for the coronavirus, which delayed a special session. Senators on Tuesday gave initial approval to a $1.2 billion coronavirus aid package. Money received from the CARES Act, which Missouri received in May, must be appropriated and spent by the end of the year or returned to the federal government.
Kansas Copes With Emergency
Some officials charged with upgrading Kansas' 911 system say a nearly three-hour outage across the southern part of the state on Sunday revealed the potential for future major disruptions to emergency operations.During the outage, which began about 1:35 p.m., multiple counties weren't able to log into the state's 911 system.
The GOAT Earns Great Numbers
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes shined in the team's 27-24 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday - to the tune of 462 yards and three touchdowns. That marked the fourth time Mahomes has had more than 400 yards, three or more touchdowns and no interceptions in his young career.
Mike Minor is back for a second stint with the Kansas City Royals. After a three year absence with the Rangers and A's, Minor is back, the prodigal pitcher having returned. He signed a two year deal worth $18 million, with a $13 million team option for 2023.
New Truman Debuts
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A $70 million expansion at Truman Medical Center will allow for primary care services to be offered at a new location. University Health 2, located at 2211 Charlotte Street, sits across the street from the original University Health Building and will house TMC's Women's Health Center, as well as dialysis and other services.
Local Edible Art Offered
It's a feast fit for the eyes and the stomach. Graze boards, rooted in their French ancestor charcuterie-usually prepared pork products-can be described as a visual delight to behold with their bright colors, yet a treat for the taste buds with their delicious meats and many times cheeses artfully arranged to function as food and decor.
Po-Po Roundup X-Mas Toys
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- The Kansas City Police Department is hosting their Cram-a-Cruiser holiday toy drive on Wednesday. It will be from 4-6 p.m. at the 7-Eleven on 10615 Blue Ridge Blvd. in Kansas City. Donors are encouraged to bring a new and unwrapped toy.
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