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Record: Officer tried to keep victims quiet after cop threat

Nov. 11, 2019 3:09 PM EST

MISSION, Kan. (AP) — An off-duty Kansas police officer who was sentenced to probation for drunkenly threatening to shoot a bar server was initially allowed to keep his service weapon after a responding officer urged witnesses not to press charges, according to court records. The Kansas City Star obtained...

The Latest: Break up the Dolphins! They've won 2 in a row!

Nov. 10, 2019 7:21 PM EST

The Latest on Week 10 in the NFL (all times Eastern): 7:15 p.m. Break up the Dolphins. Miami was tanking, they said. Didn't want to win a game, they said. Trying to go 0-16, they said. Ha! Miami won its second game in a row Sunday, edging the Indianapolis Colts 16-12 thanks to an 11-yard TD run by Ryan...

Titans prepare for Chiefs with Mahomes expected to start

Nov. 8, 2019 8:28 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — For Kansas City coach Andy Reid, the decision on when Patrick Mahomes plays again is easy. It's when the reigning NFL MVP is physically ready. Turns out that's Sunday when the Chiefs visit Tennessee. Barring a setback, Mahomes will start despite dislocating his right kneecap Oct. 17...

Chiefs' Mahomes to start against Titans, barring setbacks

Nov. 8, 2019 4:20 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes will start for the Kansas City Chiefs against the Tennessee Titans on Sunday, just over two weeks after the quarterback's season was jeopardized by a dislocated kneecap. Mahomes never missed a practice after hurting his knee on a Thursday night against Denver, even...

Removing King's name in Kansas City opens wounds, discussion

Nov. 6, 2019 8:39 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City leaders and residents on Wednesday began what is likely to be a challenging conversation about how to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and recover from wounds inflicted during a nearly yearlong debate over naming a street for the civil rights icon in the majority white...

Chiefs enter another wait-and-see week with Mahomes

Nov. 6, 2019 2:41 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs will continue to split first-team reps in practice between Patrick Mahomes and backup Matt Moore this week, leaving open the possibility the league's MVP could be back for Sunday's game at Tennessee. Mahomes has been out since dislocating his kneecap in a game...

Kansas City votes to remove King's name from historic street

Nov. 6, 2019 12:42 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved removing Dr. Martin Luther King's name from one of the city's most historic boulevards, less than a year after the city council decided to rename The Paseo for the civil rights icon. Unofficial results showed the proposal to...

McKissic's 23 sparks UMKCV to 102-49 win over Avila

Nov. 6, 2019 12:04 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Brandon McKissic scored 23 of his career-best 27 points in the first half as the University of Missouri-Kansas City handed first-year coach Billy Donlon a 102-49 win over Avila University of the NAIA on Tuesday night. UMKC snapped a four-game losing streak in season-opening games...

Kansas City votes to remove King's name from historic street

Nov. 5, 2019 11:31 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved removing Dr. Martin Luther King's name from one of the city's most historic boulevards, less than a year after the city council decided to rename The Paseo for the civil rights icon. Unofficial results vote showed the proposal to...

The Latest: Kansas City to remove King's name from street

Nov. 5, 2019 10:47 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on Kansas City's vote to remove the name of Martin Luther King Jr. from a major boulevard (all times local): 9:45 p.m. Kansas City voters have overwhelmingly approved removing the name of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. from a city boulevard in favor of the street's original...