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A Civil War monument sits on Moreau Drive Wednesday, Oct 7, 2020, with a sign that reads

Missouri city removes disputed Confederate general marker

Oct. 20, 2020 7:24 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The City Council in Missouri's capital city has approved removing a Civil War marker dedicated to a Confederate general amid a dispute about the accuracy of its description. Jefferson City Council members voted 8-2 Monday to remove the marker dedicated to Confederate Gen....

Kansas City cop pleads not guilty to assaulting Black teen

Oct. 20, 2020 2:46 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City police sergeant accused of injuring a Black 15-year-old by forcing his head into the pavement and kneeling on him last year pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a third-degree felony assault charge. Sgt. Matthew Neal appeared via video during a brief arraignment hearing in...

Kansas City Chiefs running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire, right, runs the ball during the first half of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills, Monday, Oct. 19, 2020, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Chiefs grind out win over Bills before Bell's arrival

Oct. 20, 2020 1:17 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs had one of their worst rushing performances in years against the Raiders, signed running back Le'Veon Bell midweek to help them out, then managed to put up some of the best rushing numbers ever for an Andy Reid-coached team before the two-time All-Pro stepped...

Kansas City Chiefs running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire, right, runs the ball during the first half of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills, Monday, Oct. 19, 2020, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Chiefs, Edwards-Helaire run away with 26-17 win over Bills

Oct. 20, 2020 3:06 AM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes didn’t mind taking a back seat to rookie Clyde Edwards-Helaire and the Kansas City Chiefs' running attack. With the Buffalo Bills working hard to limit deep throws by the strong-armed Mahomes, he gladly kept handing off the ball, and Kansas City beat Buffalo...

FILE - In this June 23, 2020 photo, Rep. Ann Wagner, R-Mo., speaks during a news conference in Town and Country, Mo. Wagner of Missouri's 2nd District is facing a challenge from Democratic state Sen. Jill Schupp. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

Missouri House candidates spar in key congressional district

Oct. 19, 2020 4:03 PM EDT

O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — Candidates in one of the nation’s most closely watched congressional races used a joint virtual forum appearance Monday to push back against attack ads in the bitterly fought campaign. The St. Louis Regional Chamber hosted the Missouri 2nd Congressional District forum on Zoom....

Missouri Supreme Court upholds ballot notarization law

Oct. 19, 2020 1:40 PM EDT

Missouri residents who want to vote remotely in November's elections will have to have their ballots notarized unless they meet specific criteria, the Missouri Supreme Court ruled Friday. The decision comes in a lawsuit filed by the NAACP and the League of Women Voters, who argued this week the state should make...

Winner Phil Mickelson walks up 18th green during final round play in the Dominion Energy Charity Classic at the Country Club of Virginia in Richmond, Virginia, on Sunday, October 18, 2020. Mickelson finished 3 strokes ahead of Canada's Mike Weir.  (Joe Mahoney/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP)

Mickelson wins in Richmond to go 2 for 2 on senior tour

Oct. 18, 2020 6:18 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Phil Mickelson likes to play aggressively and found the PGA Tour Champions' stop at The Country Club of Virginia the perfect place to begin his preparations for the Masters. Bombing drives like he will have to do against the younger set on the PGA Tour, Mickelson shot a 7-under 65 and...

Long lines as Missouri medical marijuana dispensaries open

Oct. 18, 2020 3:27 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri's first licensed marijuana dispensaries opened this weekend in the St. Louis area with long lines. The two dispensaries run by N'Bliss opened Saturday in Ellisville and Manchester. Another dispensary is expected to open Monday in the Kansas City area nearly two years after...

Cent. Arkansas forces 6 turnovers, beats Missouri St. 33-24

Oct. 18, 2020 12:11 AM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Breylin Smith threw two touchdown passes, and the Central Arkansas defense had seven sacks and forced six turnovers in its 33-24 win over Missouri State on Saturday night. Logan Jessup, a sophomore linebacker who went into the game with one career sack, had 3 1/2 sacks on Saturday...

Missouri woman whose arrest sparked outrage gives birth

Oct. 17, 2020 11:44 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Black woman whose arrest when she was nine-months pregnant sparked outrage has given birth to a girl, her attorney says. Deja Stallings of Kansas City, Missouri, had an emergency cesarean section late Wednesday and her newborn is in the neonatal intensive care unit, attorney...