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Patrol: 2 killed in wrong-way interstate crash in Kansas

Jul. 26, 2021 09:41 AM EDT

MISSION, Kan. (AP) — A wrong-way driver on Interstate 35 in northwestern Kansas caused a head-on collision that killed him and the driver of the pickup truck he hit, the Kansas Highway Patrol said. The patrol said the crash happened around 3:30 a.m. Saturday in the...

Lynch, Soler and Perez lead Royals over Tigers 6-1

Jul. 25, 2021 18:01 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jorge Soler hit two home runs, Salvador Perez added a three-run blast and Daniel Lynch pitched eight scoreless innings for his first major league win as the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 6-1 Sunday. The Royals grabbed a 4-0...

3 men escape from SW Missouri jail after assaulting officer

Jul. 25, 2021 17:36 PM EDT

PINEVILLE, Mo. (AP) — Authorities are searching for three men who escaped from a jail in southwest Missouri after allegedly attacking an officer. The McDonald County Sheriff's office in Pineville, Missouri said David Molina, 49; Carmelo Miguel Burgos, 27; and...

Teen critically hurt in 'hill jumping' crash in Kansas City

Jul. 25, 2021 11:31 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police said a teen girl was critically injured after the car she was riding in flipped and crashed while “hill jumping” in Kansas City, Missouri The crash was reported around 1:30 a.m. Sunday. Police Capt. Leslie Foreman said the driver was...

Perez, Santana homer in Royals' 9-8 victory over Tigers

Jul. 24, 2021 23:32 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Perez and Carlos Santana hit three-run homers in the Kansas City Royals' 9-8 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday night. Perez hit his 23rd home run of the season to highlight a four-run fourth. Santana gave the Royals the lead...

Chiefs open training camp, place Watts on PUP list

Jul. 24, 2021 19:12 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs kicked off training camp Saturday by placing veteran safety Armani Watts on the physically unable to perform list and moving rookie defensive end Malik Herring to the non-football injury list. Watts sustained a foot...

Chiefs again with Super Bowl aspirations as camp approaches

Jul. 24, 2021 11:14 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (16-3) CAMP SITE: St. Joseph, Missouri LAST YEAR: The Chiefs won a fifth straight division title and second consecutive AFC championship but failed to defend the Lombardi Trophy with a humbling 31-9 loss to Tampa Bay in February. QB...

O'Hearn, Royals end Tigers' 7-game winning streak, 5-3

Jul. 23, 2021 23:55 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Ryan O’Hearn hit a three-run homer and Carlos Santana also connected as the Kansas City Royals beat Detroit 5-3 Friday night, ending the Tigers’ seven-game winning streak. The Tigers had been 7-0 since the All-Star break. It was their...

Chiefs start reporting for camp with roster 90% vaccinated

Jul. 23, 2021 17:29 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes and several of his Kansas City Chiefs teammates reported for training camp Friday, with 90% of the team’s roster having received the COVID-19 vaccine. “There’s six teams that are over 90%, so we’re glad to be in that area...

St. Louis city and county to require masks in some places

Jul. 23, 2021 16:55 PM EDT

O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — St. Louis city and county officials say they will require masks in some public places starting Monday, citing a sharp increase in COVID-19 cases spurred by the delta variant. Masks will be mandatory in indoor public places and on public...