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O'Reilly has 3 goals and an assist, Blues beat Wild 9-1

Apr. 10, 2021 00:02 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Ryan O’Reilly had three goals and an assist, Jaden Schwartz scored twice and the St. Louis Blues beat the Minnesota Wild 9-1 on Friday night. Justin Faulk and Sammy Blais each had a goal and two assists, and Zach Sanford and Ivan Barbashev also scored...

Approval of Kansas bill on trans athletes isn't veto-proof

Apr. 09, 2021 21:40 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas conservatives on Friday pushed a proposed ban on transgender athletes in girl's and women's school sports through the Republican-controlled Legislature but don't have enough support yet to overcome a possible veto by the state's Democratic governor. ...

Springfield man charged in death of transgender woman

Apr. 09, 2021 18:54 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A Springfield man has been charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of a transgender woman, Greene County officials said Friday. Charles Nelson, 28, was arrested after the body of Dominique Lucious, 26, was found at an apartment...

2 Kansas police officers allege discrimination in lawsuit

Apr. 09, 2021 18:38 PM EDT

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Two female police officers allege in a lawsuit that the Overland Park, Kansas, police department discriminated against them when it repeatedly passed over them for promotions in favor of younger, less experienced men. Capt. Kathleen Morgan and...

NTSB investigates death at railroad Missouri train facility

Apr. 09, 2021 17:00 PM EDT

LOUISIANA, Mo. (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the death of a BNSF employee in northeast Missouri. Buddy Strieker, 56, of Hannibal, died Wednesday at the railroad's customer facility in Louisiana, Missouri. The railroad said Strieker...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Apr. 09, 2021 16:40 PM EDT

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: ___ New Georgia...

Kansas City man convicted in father's fatal stabbing

Apr. 09, 2021 16:32 PM EDT

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City man has been convicted of stabbing his father to death in Independence. A Jackson County jury on Thursday convicted Curtis Lee, 42, of first-degree murder and armed criminal action in the stabbing in April 2018, the Jackson County...

Reform-minded leaders now at the helm in St. Louis

Apr. 09, 2021 16:00 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The daunting task of turning around the fortunes of St. Louis is now in the hands of a new era of leaders — specifically, three 40-something progressive Black women, all of them elected on a mandate of racial justice and change. ...

'Blue wall of silence' takes hit in Chauvin's murder trial

Apr. 09, 2021 14:48 PM EDT

Police accused of wrongdoing can usually count on the blue wall of silence — protection from fellow officers that includes everything from shutting off body cameras to refusing to cooperate with investigators. But that's not the case with Derek Chauvin, with many colleagues quick to condemn...

Man arrested at Madison airport with gun in bag

Apr. 09, 2021 14:23 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Missouri man Friday after he tried to board a plane at the Dane County Regional Airport with a loaded handgun in his bag. The Dane County Sheriff’s Department said in a news release that the 42-year-old man is from...