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Real Salt Lake beats Sporting KC, 2-1 in stoppage time

Nov. 28, 2021 17:48 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Bobby Wood directed Justin Meram's crossing pass low into the right corner in the 90th minute to give Real Salt Lake a 2-1 victory over Sporting Kansas City on Sunday in Major League Soccer's Western Conference semifinals. Coming off a...

Man dies after firefighters find him in Missouri apartment

Nov. 28, 2021 16:33 PM EST

GLADSTONE, Mo. (AP) — Police are investigating the death of a man who firefighters found inside an apartment after smoke was reported in the building. Firefighters were called to the building in the Kansas City suburb of Gladstone shortly before 8 p.m. Saturday. ...

Teen girl in critical condition after Missouri shooting

Nov. 28, 2021 16:08 PM EST

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — A teenage girl was taken to a hospital in critical condition after a Sunday afternoon shooting in the Kansas City suburb of Independence, Missouri. Independence Police spokesman Jack Taylor said the shooting happened near the intersection of...

Mexican regulators approve $31 billion railroad merger deal

Nov. 28, 2021 15:25 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Mexican regulators have approved Canadian Pacific's $31 billion plan to acquire Kansas City Southern and create a railroad linking Mexico, Canada and the United States. The deal could close as soon as mid-December if shareholders of both...

Hall of Fame defensive lineman Curley Culp dies at 75

Nov. 27, 2021 17:44 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Curley Culp, the Hall of Fame defensive lineman who helped the Kansas City Chiefs win their first Super Bowl during a 14-year NFL career, died Saturday of complications from pancreatic cancer. He was 75. Culp announced this month that he had been...

Police investigating fatal shooting in Kansas City, Missouri

Nov. 27, 2021 11:12 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police are investigating a shooting Friday evening that killed a man in Kansas City, Missouri. Officers responding to calls about shots fired just after 7:30 p.m. found a man suffering from gunshot wounds in the parking lot of a corner market,...

Two dead after vehicle collides with train in eastern Kansas

Nov. 26, 2021 16:52 PM EST

SPRING HILL, Kan. (AP) — Two people are dead after their vehicle was struck by a freight train in a rural area of eastern Kansas. The crash happened around 6 p.m. Thursday in Miami County, south of the Kansas City area. Police at the scene said the vehicle and part of...

Trailer fire on I70 near Kansas City kills at least 4 horses

Nov. 26, 2021 16:35 PM EST

GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a trailer loaded with horses caught fire Friday on a stretch of Interstate 70 near Kansas City, killing at least four animals. Th Missouri State Highway Patrol said in a tweet that the fire happened just west of Grain Valley....

Two men enter western Missouri home, shoot homeowner

Nov. 26, 2021 09:38 AM EST

RICH HILL, Mo. (AP) — Authorities in western Missouri's Bates County say the shooting of a man after a break-in at his home appears to be a “targeted incident.” The shooting happened Thursday in Rich Hill, about 75 miles (121 kilometers) south of Kansas City. The...

Letter: Embattled police chief's last day will be in April

Nov. 25, 2021 11:42 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The embattled Kansas City police chief’s last day on the job will be in April, a draft agreement obtained by The Kansas City Star shows. The letter was written after Chief Rick Smith met Tuesday with Mayor Quinton Lucas and the Board of Police...