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Chiefs blaming only themselves for turnover-prone 1-2 start

Sep. 27, 2021 14:04 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs fumbled away a chance to beat the Baltimore Ravens two weeks ago. They threw away a chance to beat the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday. Now, the two-time defending AFC champions find themselves in the...

Missouri plans to test deer for COVID-19 this hunting season

Sep. 27, 2021 13:59 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Department of Conservation plans to test hundreds of deer for COVID-19 this hunting season following a recent federal report. The U.S Department of Agriculture reported the results of a federal study testing white-tailed deer in...

K-State at crossroads after troubling loss to Oklahoma State

Sep. 27, 2021 13:48 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — One thing Kansas State coach Chris Klieman never expected to have this season was a quarterback controversy. He had sixth-year senior Skylar Thompson returning from a season-ending shoulder injury, ready to regain the reins of an offense that was...

State Supreme Court to rule on abortion initiative maneuver

Sep. 27, 2021 11:58 AM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Supreme Court is set to hear arguments on Wednesday about whether Republican Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft used an unconstitutional set of laws last year to derail an effort to put the state's new abortion restrictions on a ballot for a public vote....

Kansas student uses offensive sign as homecoming invite

Sep. 27, 2021 10:15 AM EDT

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A suburban Kansas City school district is investigating after a student asked a girl to homecoming using an offensive sign referencing Black people. A picture of two white students holding the sign and smiling that was posted online drew sharp...

Police say man found shot to death in Ferguson on Sunday

Sep. 27, 2021 09:21 AM EDT

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A man was found fatally shot on a street in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson over the weekend, police there said. The St. Louis County police said the shooting happened Sunday morning, when officers were called around 7:15 a.m. to Barbados Lane...

Crash in eastern Missouri kills 1 teen, injures 4 others

Sep. 27, 2021 09:20 AM EDT

BYRNES MILL, Mo. (AP) — A late-night car crash in eastern Missouri killed a 17-year-old girl and left four other teens with serious injuries, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said. The crash happened around 1:45 a.m. Sunday near the city of Byrnes Mill in Jefferson...

Chargers rally to beat turnover-prone Chiefs 30-24 in KC

Sep. 26, 2021 23:49 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Chargers had just turned the Kansas City Chiefs over for the fourth time Sunday. Los Angeles coach Brandon Staley was left with a crucial fourth-down call with less than a minute left in a tie game. Send out his kicker for a 48-yard field...

Chiefs coach Andy Reid in stable condition at hospital

Sep. 26, 2021 23:45 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs coach Andy Reid is resting and in stable condition after being taken to a hospital following Kansas City's 30-24 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday. The Chiefs released a statement Sunday night saying Reid was evaluated by the...

Rolling Stones open American tour, pay tribute to drummer

Sep. 26, 2021 23:36 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Rolling Stones are touring again, this time without their heartbeat, or at least their backbeat. The legendary rockers launched their pandemic-delayed “No Filter” tour Sunday at the Dome at America’s Center in St. Louis without their drummer...