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Rivers’ 4 INTs are latest chapter in turnover-plagued season

Nov. 19, 2019 2:26 AM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — With one last underthrown pass into Dan Sorensen’s hands, Philip Rivers went down slinging in Mexico. The Los Angeles Chargers’ playoff hopes are looking down as well after their longtime franchise quarterback and his offense came up empty at Azteca Stadium on plenty of...

Missouri uses stingy defense to smother Wofford 75-56

Nov. 18, 2019 11:39 PM EST

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — In Cuonzo Martin’s third year as Missouri’s coach, the Tigers are adopting the personality of their defensive-minded coach. Missouri held Wofford without a field goal for the final 14½ minutes of a 75-56 victory on Monday. “We have a team that’s built...

White scores 24 to carry Kansas City past Bacone 111-38

Nov. 18, 2019 10:56 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Javan White had 24 points and 15 rebounds and UMBC rolled past NAIA member Bacone 111-38 on Monday night. The 73-point margin of victory is a school record. Freshman Josiah Allick had 12 points and a career-high 10 rebounds for UMKC (2-3). Brandon Suggs added a career-high 12 points...

Missouri defense clamps down on Wofford for 75-56 win

Nov. 18, 2019 10:33 PM EST

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri held Wofford without a field goal for the final 14½ minutes, as the Tigers pulled away for a 75-56 victory on Monday. Mark Smith led Missouri (3-1) with 19 points, Jeremiah Tilmon added 16 and Xavier Pinson finished with 10 points. Nathan Hoover led the Terriers (2-3)...

Remains found in Nebraska linked to Missouri killings

Nov. 18, 2019 8:02 PM EST

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — Human remains discovered in a Nebraska stock trailer appear to be from one of two Wisconsin brothers who were fatally shot by a Missouri farmer, authorities said Monday. The Lincoln County sheriff’s office in North Platte, Nebraska, announced that a local rancher found the...

Washington U. contributes $250,000 toward Medicaid expansion

Nov. 18, 2019 7:18 PM EST

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Washington University has contributed $250,000 to an effort to place a Medicaid expansion question on Missouri’s November 2020 ballot. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the university contributed the money Friday to the campaign committee Missourians for Healthcare....

2nd charge against Missouri man whose wife disappeared

Nov. 18, 2019 6:19 PM EST

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A man suspected in the disappearance of his wife in Columbia is facing an additional charge. KMIZ-TV reports Boone County Prosecutors Dan Knight on Monday filed an amended complaint adding a first-degree child endangerment charge against Joseph Elledge, who previously was charged with...

Missouri collecting containers found floating in floodwaters

Nov. 18, 2019 5:08 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Hundreds of containers — many carrying hazardous materials — have floated into Missouri since flooding in the upper Missouri River basin during the spring. Missouri Department of Natural Resources officials say the agency collected more than 740 containers this year....

20 people charged with drug distribution in Springfield area

Nov. 18, 2019 4:57 PM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Federal authorities have charged 20 people with conspiring to distribute heroin and fentanyl in the Springfield region. Five criminal complaints were unsealed Friday after the suspects were arrested in a law enforcement sweep that began Thursday. Local, county, state and federal...

Judge denies DNA testing sought 13 years post-execution

Nov. 18, 2019 3:56 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The daughter of a man executed 13 years ago for murder does not have legal standing to seek DNA testing of evidence in the case, a Memphis judge ruled Monday, but the judge also said the ruling wasn’t based on the merits of the claims. April Alley is the daughter of Sedley...