The inaugural "Wiffle Ball at the Hollow," a fundraiser for Dayton Moore's charity, "C" You in the Major Leagues Foundation, was played Saturday in a front-yard field at the home of Joe Ungashick at 52nd and Wornall Road in Kansas City. Wiffle ball host Ungashick spent about $20,000 transforming his yard into a ballfield for this event. "If this is not an annual event, it should become one," said Denny Matthews, Royals Hall of Fame broadcaster, who was on hand for the event.
Maryland basketball coach and former Kansas player Mark Turgeon reflects on his basketball career and comments on KU coach Bill Self making the Naismith Hall of Fame. Turgeon spoke on July 21, 2017 at the Hardwood Classic AAU tournament at Sports Pavilion in Lawrence.
Gary Sallee, 65, a resident of Oak Grove, has a good quality of life, dabbles in wood burning artwork and finds contentment as a gardener. An automobile accident 30 years ago left Sallee a quadriplegic. Now, Sallee argues that taxpayers are better off helping to provide him in-home care — a publicly funded service at risk of deep cutbacks in Missouri — instead of paying much more for Sallee to live 24/7 in a nursing home. Seven days a week, personal care attendants assist Sallee with daily living and essential tasks so he may remain in his home. Story by Rick Montgomery. Video by Tammy Ljungblad.
Five people have died and one other is hospitalized in critical condition as a result of tractor trailer wrecks in the Kansas City area since July 11. (Video courtesy of Mark Read, Kansas City Scout, Overland Park Fire Department, and Brian Price. Music by Kevin MacLeod)
One of the four men charged in the killing of a Shawnee gun store co-owner was sentenced Friday to life in prison. A Johnson County jury in May found 22-year-old Londro E. Patterson III guilty of first-degree murder in the January 2015 fatal shooting of Jon Bieker. (Pool video provided by Fox 4 News)
A custom-built table will be lifted three times to the height of 40 feet with diners eating Q39 barbecue delivered by tightrope walkers at noon Saturday at 18th and Vine as a promotion by Dixie paper plates. VIDEO BY DAVID EULITT email@example.com
Authorities say a fire destroyed a dock and at least 20 boats at Highport Marina on Lake Texoma in Texas on Wednesday. A post on the marina's Facebook page says no one was injured. It wasn't immediately clear how the fire started.
In January, Lia Florio of Boalsburg, Pennsylvania was diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder called beta-propeller protein-associated neurodegeneration (BPAN). After the diagnosis, the Make-A-Wish Foundation came and built a play set in the Florio’s background for Lia to enjoy for years to come.