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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...

Several politicians oppose new mask mandates in St. Louis

Jul. 25, 2021 15:14 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The new mask mandate in the city and county of St. Louis that takes effect this week is being criticized by several state and local elected officials. Starting Monday, masks will be mandatory in indoor public places and on public transportation for...

Investigation: East St. Louis failed to pay police overtime

Jul. 25, 2021 13:28 PM EDT

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — The city of East St. Louis violated labor standards for not tracking or paying police overtime hours, according to a U.S. Department of Labor investigation. According to a recent news release, the city's police department had employees sign...

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...

19-year-old man killed in St. Louis suburb on Saturday

Jul. 25, 2021 11:19 AM EDT

BEL-RIDGE, Mo. (AP) — A 19-year-old Missouri man was killed Saturday in the St. Louis suburb of Bel-Ridge. Police said late Saturday that the Major Case Squad had been called to investigate the homicide although few details were released. Police...

3 people from Wisconsin die in 4-vehicle crash in Missouri

Jul. 25, 2021 11:09 AM EDT

CRAWFORD COUNTY, Mo. (AP) — Three people from Wisconsin died in a four-vehicle crash in eastern Missouri on Friday. The Missouri State Highway Patrol said the crash happened on Interstate 44 about 90 miles southwest of St. Louis in Crawford County after a U-Haul driver...

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...

Former St. Louis high school basketball star fatally

Jul. 24, 2021 17:55 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A former St. Louis high school basketball star who played briefly for Notre Dame and Missouri in college was shot and killed in north St. Louis County, police said. Cameron Biedscheid, 27, was killed Friday on the block where he lived. Police did not...