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Kansas City OKs settlement in arrests during 2020 protests

May. 20, 2022 16:49 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City officials have approved a new ordinance that clarifies when people may witness or record police officers' actions without being arrested. The Kansas City Council on Thursday approved the ordinance to settle a federal lawsuit filed by three women...

Avs seek answers after Blues make right moves, tie series

May. 20, 2022 16:00 PM EDT

Nathan MacKinnon saw a team that just couldn’t get up the ice with its customary speed. Couldn’t generate quality scoring chances. Couldn’t get in a flow. That wasn't them. “We were bad,” the Colorado forward acknowledged after a 4-1 loss to St. Louis that...

Six juveniles charged in man's shooting death in Kansas

May. 20, 2022 13:16 PM EDT

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas prosecutor says he wants to try four 14-year-olds as adults in the shooting death of a Missouri man. They are among six teenagers charged in juvenile court with first-degree murder in the death of 19-year-old Marco Cardino, of Smithville, Missouri. ...

FIFA plans to announce 2026 World Cup sites on June 16

May. 20, 2022 12:57 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — FIFA intends to announce the 2026 World Cup sites during a news conference in New York on June 16. Seventeen U.S. stadiums in 16 areas remain in the bidding for the first 48-team World Cup, with the Los Angeles area submitting both SoFi Stadium in Inglewood and the...

Robert homers, drives in 4 as White Sox beat Royals 7-4

May. 19, 2022 22:10 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Luis Robert homered and drove in four runs as the Chicago White Sox rallied past the Kansas City Royals 7-4 Thursday to win the five-game series. Robert delivered a pair of RBI singles before hitting a two-run homer into the left field stands in the eighth....

Court says McCloskeys can't advise right-wing group for free

May. 19, 2022 17:16 PM EDT

The Missouri Supreme Court denied a request by U.S. Senate candidate Mark McCloskey and his wife to give free legal advice to a conservative activist group as a condition of their professional probation, but McCloskey said Thursday he'll try to find another right-wing organization to represent. ...

20 years after spate of hospital deaths, ex-worker accused

May. 19, 2022 16:53 PM EDT

In the five months that Jennifer Anne Hall was a respiratory therapist at Hedrick Medical Center, the rural Missouri hospital experienced 18 “code blue” incidents — an alarming increase in sudden cardiac arrest events for a hospital that historically averaged one of them a year, according to...

Harris meets with abortion providers as court ruling looms

May. 19, 2022 14:57 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris, embracing her role as one of the administration’s most outspoken defenders of abortion rights, spoke Thursday with abortion providers from states with some of the country’s strictest restrictions, saying they are “on the front lines of this...

Assistant chief gets $162K to settle discrimination lawsuit

May. 19, 2022 11:14 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The city of St. Louis will pay a St. Louis assistant police chief nearly $162,000 to settle his federal discrimination lawsuit in which he alleged he was passed over for the city’s top police job because he is white. Lt. Col. Lawrence O’Toole will also retire...

Witt homers off Giolito, Melendez connects as KC tops Chisox

May. 19, 2022 00:55 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Bobby Witt Jr. and MJ Melendez homered and fellow rookie Emmanuel Rivera hit a go-ahead triple, leading the Kansas City Royals over the Chicago White Sox 6-2 Wednesday night. Witt, Melendez and Rivera each had two hits. “The young guys...