Christa Dubill, 41 Action News

Christa Dubill

41 Action News

Kansas City, MO, United States

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Past articles by Christa:

Teen peeping victim spreads message of vigilance after changing room incident

Emily, a 16-year-old victim of a peeping Tom in a mall changing room, hopes every female will take heed of this picture she took when a Joplin, Missouri, man in the stall next to her aimed a cell phone camera into her changing room. → Read More

DNA testing gives Kansas City woman false positive for cancer-causing gene

"It was just devastating because I knew what breast cancer and ovarian cancer can do to a family. You know, my first question out of my mouth was, 'Is there any chance this could be wrong?' The researcher said 'No.'" → Read More

Former white supremacists spread message of change in Kansas City

Former white supremacists Christian Picciolini and Shannon Martinez spoke in Kansas City Thursday as part of the SevenDays Make a Ripple, Change the World event. They were invited to speak by a woman who had two family members killed in the attack at the Jewish Community Center five years ago. → Read More

She tested positive for breast cancer and got a double mastectomy. The DNA test was wrong

A woman's DNA test as a child showed she inherited a cancer-causing gene. Thirty years later, she found out the test result was wrong. → Read More

Healing Chair a 'game changer' for some breast cancer patients

Angela Grojean received a Healing Chair after her double mastectomy earlier this month. She said the chair, which lifts patients to a standing position and helps them recline, has made life much more bearable. → Read More

Couple out $130K in real estate money wire scam

A Kansas City-area couple was going to use their retirement to fund a home purchase. A scammer got the money instead. → Read More

Kidnapped and held captive at 12: KC-area woman recounts journey to freedom

Rosalynn McGinnis was just 10 years old when the abuse began. Only two years later, she was kidnapped and held captive for nearly 20 years before good Samaritans helped her escape with her nine children. → Read More

Congressman: If Missouri legalizes medical marijuana, 'the tide changes nationally'

As Missouri residents prepare to vote on medical marijuana in less than a month, supporters are making a big push to get the measure passed — but others are still skeptical. → Read More

Mailer sent to KC residents raises questions about business

Behman Zakeri recently got a letter in the mail. It caught his attention. It said he won one of several different prizes, the biggest being a new car or tens of thousands in cash. → Read More

Teacher turned distiller: Kansas City woman is Missouri's only female distiller

Benay Shannon, a former science teacher at Park Hill South, is the first female distiller in Missouri. Her former teaching skills come in handy at her new job, which she says came about mostly by accident. → Read More

Millions on the table: The potential of industrial hemp in Kansas

Hemp imports for the U.S. reached $67.3 million last year and states like Kansas are eager to get in on the action. → Read More

Help from heartache: Woman who tried to save teen from drowning, moved to help others

On July 6, a 17-year-old boy was with a group of friends at Hillsdale Lake. He disappeared into the water, and a dive team found his body hours later. A woman who tried to help the teen wants to make sure it doesn't happen again. → Read More

Trying to figure out the Fornite craze? Here's are ways to connect

Fortnite is a video-game craze sweeping the nation. It's responsible for many of the dances kids who play are doing these days. The game is free to play and available on multiple platforms, but it still manages to generate millions of dollars in revenue each year. → Read More

WyCo FOP continues to honor fallen deputies by supporting families left behind

Jeremy Walker was very close to the Wyandotte County deputies who died in the line of duty July 15, 2018. He was their supervisor but was also their friend. → Read More

10 people a year killed in domestic violence incidents in KCMO

Experts call Liz Richard's death a classic example of domestic violence. The 19-year-old single mother had just left an abusive relationship when she was allegedly shot to death by her ex-boyfriend. → Read More

Kids with special needs learn to ride bikes at iCan Bike KC camp

Two local moms brought iCan Bike to Kansas City. The camp teaches kids with special needs to ride bikes. → Read More

Couples embark on medical tourism for IVF success

IVF costs, emotional toll lead some families to seek treatment abroad. → Read More

Fertility clinics see increase in women seeking pregnancy help

More and more women are seeking help getting pregnant. With that help has come an increase in the number of women freezing eggs and embryos. → Read More

Emails reveal when officials were alerted of babies tied up in sleep sacks

Parents are furious after seeing pictures of their babies wrapped in sleep sacks pulled tight with hair bands and laid face down in their cribs. → Read More

DCF investigating after photos show babies bound in sleep sacks with hair ties at day care

The Kansas Department for Children and Families is investigating a day care after photos show babies bound in sleep sacks. → Read More