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First Responder Earns Nice Save

Off-duty Kansas City, Missouri, firefighter performs Heimlich at Nationals game

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - An off-duty Kansas City, Missouri, firefighter who was attending a Washington Nationals game Wednesday night helped save the life of one man at the game. According to an account by Grant Paulsen, a radio host in Washington, D.C., Nationals fan started screaming for help when a man began choking during a game against the San Diego Padres .


Celebrate Doggie Style Rescue

KC Pet Project, Kansas City firefighters help save large dog stuck in storm drain

KC Pet Project got an unusual call Tuesday.Someone looking to help a large dog they said was stuck in a sewer.No one is quite sure how a dog as big as a one-year-old pitbull mix got into a tiny sewer space."The reporting party called us, was pretty frantic when they called because they had heard barking for a couple of days and realized it was coming from this dog that was stuck in a sewer," Tori Fugate with the KC Pet Project said.


Smallish Winning @ New KCI

Sun Country Airlines to begin service at Kansas City International Airport on May 28

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A new airline will begin its service at the Kansas City International Airport on May 28. Sun Country Airlines will begin nonstop service from Kansas City International Airport to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport beginning Sunday, May 28. The airline announced back in November it would begin flying out of the new airport terminal in May.


Newsflash: Mission Hills Proves Pricey

This Johnson County city is the priciest place to live in Kansas, according to new report

Mission Hills is the most expensive neighborhood in Kansas, according to a new report from the financial advice blog Saving Spot. With an average home price of just under $2 million, this small Johnson County city prides itself on providing an idyllic environment for residents.


Tradition Of Good Deeds Upheld

Meals on Wheels will soon celebrate 50 years in the Kansas City area

Meals on Wheels is celebrating 50 years in the Kansas City area this June.The charity is planning to honor its volunteers and partner organizations. For Liberty volunteer Pam Young, giving back is about meeting new friends."I hope that it gives them a little bit of just feeling good," Young said.


Desperation After Democratic Party Rebuke

'Save our museum': Old Quindaro House, its 1900s history at risk

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - The Quindaro neighborhood in Kansas City, Kansas, has roots dating back to the 1800s. Anthony Hope, with Concerned Citizens for Old Quindaro Museum, says it first began as an all-Black community of 5,000 formerly enslaved people who were tired of misery, and found new life in the Kansas territory.


Toast To Streaming Laughs

'Ted Lasso'-inspired pop-up bar coming to Kansas City area

RAYTWON, Mo. - A pop-up bar inspired by popular TV series "Ted Lasso" is coming to the Kansas City metro. A.F.C. Raytown - Kansas City's Ted Lasso Pop-Up Bar will launch Saturday, May 27, and end on Friday, June 2 at Crane Brewing in Raytown, Missouri.


Classy French Twist Earns Cowtown Debut

World renowned circus debuts in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - For the first time, Cirque du Soleil: Corteo will debut in Kansas City. The production, directed by Daniele Finzi Pasca, first premiered in Montreal in April 2005 and now makes a stop in the City of Fountains.


No Reason To Relive Past

KC Royals have no interest in bringing back Eric Hosmer, who was DFA'd by Cubs

There were many great moments from the Royals' successful five-year run that started a decade ago. One that often gets overlooked came in the final game of the 2017 season. The Royals' core of Lorenzo Cain, Mike Moustakas, Eric Hosmer and Alcides Escobar were about to become free agents, and more than 32,000 fans came to Kauffman Stadium that day to bid farewell to the quartet.


Rolling With Far East Treats

New fusion food truck bringing Korean American flavors to Midwest

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - An Independence health care worker wants to bring authentic South Korean flavors with an American twist to the heart of the Midwest. "I love Kansas City. I love everybody that I've met in Kansas City, with all my new friends and family, and I wanted to share what I grew up with with them," said Joohae "Chewy" Yoon of Gochew Burger & Sandwich.


Making Over Mighty MO

KC River Restoration: Giving the Big Muddy a makeover

Not many people in Kansas City have boated on the Missouri River even though it flows right past the city's doorstep. "It's big, it's daunting, it's difficult to access," says Steve Schnarr, director of Missouri River Relief.


Golden Ghetto Welcomes Foodie Winning

Popular Thai noodle shop opens third location in Overland Park

Lulu's Thai Noodle Shop has two locations in Westwood and the Crossroads, and is now opening a third in downtown Overland Park.


Inflation Hits Sportsmen

Hunting, fishing, trapping in Missouri may soon cost more

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Missouri Department of Conservation, or MDC, has proposed raising its permit fees by $1 on average to help meet rising costs. The department, which said it hasn't raised rates in two decades, approved the initial price increases May 19 at a commission meeting at City Hall in Washington, Missouri.


Flighty Toss Proves Tragic

Blue Valley alum, Guardians player apologizes for killing bird with hit

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Major League Baseball has recently had a number of interactions with animals. Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Zac Gallen accidentally killed a bird with a warmup throw before a game on May 17, a squirrel invaded a New York Yankees game on Tuesday and that's just a few of the instances.


JoCo Starts Swimming Season

Olathe to open 3 pools earlier than expected for Memorial Day weekend, delay opening of Black Bob Bay

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The City of Olathe is planning to open a few pools earlier than expected due to leaks discovered at one pool in the city. The city announced that it will open Frontier Pool, Oregon Trails Pool, and Mill Creek Pool on Saturday, May 27 - two days earlier than when they were supposed to.


Dropping Anchor & Knowledge

Keeping you safe: Boating safety tips heading into a busy Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day weekend is almost here!For many, that means hopping on a boat.While some fun in the sun is to be expected, if you're heading out onto a lake, you need to be safe as well.KMBC spoke with MSHP's Sgt. Andy Bell to ask what some of the best tips are for staying safe while boating over the holiday.


Supermodel Stuns Crowd With EPIC Old School Goodness

Heidi Klum Narrowly Avoids Wardrobe Malfunction in Dramatic Gown at Cannes

Heidi Klum almost bared it all on the red carpet. The model and America's Got Talent judge looked vibrant when attending Wednesday's Cannes Film Festival premiere for La Passion De Dodin Bouffant - an 1885-set period piece about a French chef who falls in love with a cook on his staff.


Cash Compromise Crafted?!?

White House, Republicans seek to close US debt-ceiling deal as deadline nears

WASHINGTON, May 25 (Reuters) - The White House and congressional Republicans on Thursday are expected to resume negotiations on a deal to raise the government's $31.4 trillion debt ceiling, with as little as a week remaining until a potential economically catastrophic default.


MAGA Plays Diplomatically

Donald Trump praises LIV Golf at tournament: 'It's been great publicity for Saudi Arabia'

Former president Donald Trump spoke highly of LIV Golf, as the controversial golf tour hosts this weekend's tournament at the Trump National Golf Club - Washington, DC. Playing in the pro-am Thursday alongside Eric Trump, Patrick Reed and Bob Koepka at the course in Sterling, Virginia, Trump told reporters along the course LIV Golf's future is "very good" and it has "unlimited money."


Guv Ron Goes On Warpath

DeSantis Attacks Trump: He 'Destroyed Millions of Lives'

Fresh off a bungled campaign launch, newly minted 2024 presidential candidate Ron DeSantis is making the media rounds - and throwing jabs at Republican frontrunner Donald Trump. During a Thursday interview with Glenn Beck, DeSantis accused Trump of having "destroyed millions of people's lives" during the Covid-19 pandemic by "turning the country over to Fauci."


Vlad Brings Out Big Guns

Russia signs deal to deploy tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus

TALLINN, Estonia -- Russia and Belarus signed a deal on Thursday formalizing the procedure for deploying Russian nuclear weapons on Belarusian territory. Control of the weapons will remain with Moscow. The move formalized the deal agreed on earlier by Russian President Vladimir Putin and Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko.


South Of Border Scorcher Feared

Popocat├ępetl volcano spews smoke and ash, putting millions of Mexicans on alert

Popocat├ępetl volcano just outside Mexico City has been erupting occasionally since 1994, but over the past week it has rumbled every day. Scientists have recorded hundreds of explosions, and webcams trained on the volcano have shown it spewing incandescent material. From Mexico City, you can see a column of ash rising from the summit.


Insurrection Slapped With Hard Time

Oath Keepers founder sentenced to 18 years in Jan. 6 seditious conspiracy case

WASHINGTON - The founder of the far-right Oath Keepers has been sentenced to 18 years in federal prison in connection with the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol following his conviction on seditious conspiracy. The sentence for Stewart Rhodes is the longest imposed on a Jan. 6 defendant to date.


Iconic Address Hits Market

Iconic 'Brady Bunch' Home Listed for Sale After HGTV Renovations

The iconic house from is back on the market after HGTV renovated the North Hollywood property, according to a press release. The house was purchased by the network back in 2018, which preceded the A Very Brady Renovation special.


Myth-Busting Old School Tunnel Of Love

The surprisingly hot truth about menopause sex

Let's face it, where the menopause and our sex lives are concerned, the future looks rather grim. Many experts would have us believe that all we have to look forward to is the inevitable decline towards a host of charming afflictions.


First Responders Fight It Out For EXCELLENT Cause

Kansas City Guns N Hoses charity boxing event selects 2023 participants

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A group of Kansas City area firefighters and police officers found out Wednesday night they'll be taking the ring next month for the annual Guns N Hoses charity boxing event. More than 60 area boxers have been training for months ahead of next month's 2023 edition, set for Saturday, June 24 at Kansas City Municipal Auditorium.


Opportunity Broils Across Bridge

New culinary center opens in the Northland, offering startup food businesses commercial kitchen space

Mid-Continent Public Library opened the doors to its much-anticipated Culinary Center - with public-facing food and nutrition-focused classes beginning in June, as well as commercial kitchen access for emerging food entrepreneurs. "We are thrilled to finally welcome the community into our space and can't wait to get cooking!"


PC Soccer Merch Debuts

KC Current drops apparel collaboration with streetwear brand to celebrate AAPI heritage

A new, limited-edition collection from MADE MOBB and the Kansas City Current features designs that blend the KC streetwear brand's icon style with input from hometown women's soccer players Chardonnay Curran and Hailie Mace. The merchandise collaboration - a first between the two organizations - launched this week in celebration of Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.


Prepping The Weekend

Weekend Possibilities | Celebration at the Station, Lawrence Busker Fest, The Mavericks

Celebrate Memorial Day weekend with special programming from the National World War I Museum and Memorial, including Celebration at the Station Sunday night. A weekend trip to Lawrence Busker Festival, bird watching and "E.T." on the big screen are also on the menu. 4 - 5:30 p.m.


Forecast For Now . . . 

FOX4 Forecast: Stray storm, then dry & warm weekend

Another round of pop-up storms will be possible late this afternoon, but coverage will likely be less than we saw yesterday. Better storms coverage is back into Kansas where a front will be positioned. We clear out for the Memorial Day Weekend with lots of sunshine and temperatures climbing through the 80s.

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