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Ravens come up empty on 2-point attempts in loss to Chiefs

Sep. 22, 2019 5:55 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The analytics kept telling John Harbaugh to roll the dice on fourth down, or gamble for a 2-point conversion when the Baltimore Ravens finally hit pay dirt against the Kansas City Chiefs. None of that number crunching paid off Sunday. The fourth-down attempt near midfield was...

Mahomes throws 3 TD passes as Chiefs hold off Ravens, 33-28

Sep. 22, 2019 5:29 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs rolled into Arrowhead Stadium to play the red-hot Baltimore Ravens without their best wide receiver, their lead running back and their stalwart left tackle. They still had Patrick Mahomes, though. The reigning league MVP threw for 374 yards and three...

Missouri police: Don't leave grenades 'just lying around'

Sep. 20, 2019 2:15 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City, Missouri, police are urging people not to leave grenades "just lying around" after the discovery of one led officers to temporarily block off surrounding streets. Police say the modified grenade was found Wednesday morning in a pile of belongings that appeared to belong...

Chiefs still aiming to shore up suspect secondary

Sep. 19, 2019 9:26 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Chiefs were in the mix to acquire Minkah Fitzpatrick before his trade from the Dolphins to the Steelers, and rumors have swirled that they might be interested in disgruntled Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey as he seeks a trade of his own. The Cardinals' Patrick Peterson has been...

State sending troopers to help fight St. Louis crime

Sep. 19, 2019 7:10 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson is sending highway patrol troopers and other state workers to St. Louis as part of an effort to fight the surge of violent crime that has included the killings of more than a dozen children in the region so far this year. The Republican governor on Thursday...

High-flying offenses to meet when Ravens visit Chiefs

Sep. 19, 2019 6:51 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes and the high-flying Kansas City Chiefs have been the talk of the NFL for months, their innovation and points-a-plenty style making them one of the league's most entertaining offenses. They might not even be the best one on the field Sunday. That's because for all the...

Jurors side with diocese in pregnant Missouri teacher's suit

Sep. 19, 2019 3:25 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jurors ruled against a teacher who alleged that she was fired from a Catholic school in Kansas City, Missouri, because she was pregnant, unmarried and refused to have an abortion. After eight hours of deliberation, the jurors sided Wednesday with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Kansas...

Police: 2 stole life-sized cutout of QB Mahomes, crashed car

Sep. 19, 2019 2:17 PM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Two suspects are being penalized after they allegedly stole a life-sized cutout of Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, then crashed their getaway car. Lawrence police spokesman Patrick Compton says a man and woman grabbed the cutout at a McDonald's restaurant Monday, ran...

Lawsuit: Black superintendent wouldn't hire black woman

Sep. 19, 2019 1:46 PM EDT

LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. (AP) — A black woman alleges in a lawsuit that she wasn't hired as the spokeswoman for a predominantly white suburban Kansas City school district because the former superintendent, who also is black, had concerns about her race. KCUR reports that Danielle Nixon's lawsuit says a white...

Chiefs left tackle Eric Fisher headed for groin surgery

Sep. 18, 2019 3:40 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes began the season with what many viewed as the best collection of offensive talent in the NFL, whether that was at the skill positions or along the offensive line. That certainly won't be the case on Sunday. The Chiefs quarterback will be missing Eric Fisher for the...