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Arson suspected in fire at historic Kansas City church

Sep. 20, 2021 12:03 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A federal investigation is underway after arson damaged a historic Kansas City, Missouri, church that now serves a congregation predominantly made up of people from the South Sudan. John Ham of the Kansas City office of the Bureau of Alcohol,...

Kidney from fallen Missouri officer goes to another cop

Sep. 20, 2021 11:51 AM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Even after his death, a Missouri police officer has helped a fellow officer in a time of need. Independence Officer Blaize Madrid-Evans, 22, graduated from the police academy just two months ago and was fatally shot by a suspect on Wednesday. The...

Editorial Roundup: Texas

Sep. 20, 2021 10:01 AM EDT

Dallas Morning News. Sept. 16, 2021. Editorial: Gov. Abbott, please recognize International Underground Railroad Month September is International Underground Railroad Month. Gov. Greg Abbott should recognize it with an official proclamation. ...

Violent weekend in St. Louis leaves 8 dead, 14 wounded

Sep. 20, 2021 07:34 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Eight people are dead and 14 others wounded after a violent 72-hour period over the weekend in St. Louis. KMOV-TV reports that the shootings included one inside a restaurant in The Hill neighborhood, where a 33-year-old man was...

Tatis botches popup, Cards beat Padres 8-7, win 8th straight

Sep. 19, 2021 19:11 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — San Diego center fielder Fernando Tatis Jr. dropped Nolan Arenado’s bases-loaded popup and heaved the ball home, leading to a five-run first inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Padres 8-7 Sunday for an eight-game winning streak. Tatis' brutal...

The Latest: Cowboys-Chargers make NFL 14-11 halftime history

Sep. 19, 2021 18:33 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 2 in the NFL (all times EDT): ___ 6:30 p.m. The NFL has the first 14-11 halftime score in its 102 seasons. Dallas held the 14-11 lead over the Los Angeles Chargers, prompting the search...

Kelenic HR, 2 doubles lead Mariners over Royals 7-1

Sep. 19, 2021 18:24 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Rookie Jarred Kelenic homered, doubled twice and wrapped up his impressive series, leading the Seattle Mariners over the Kansas City Royals 7-1 on Sunday. Kelenic also walked and scored twice as the Mariners remained four games behind Toronto for...

Padres starter Arrieta departs in 1st with groin strain

Sep. 19, 2021 17:06 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — San Diego Padres pitcher Jake Arrieta departed Sunday's start at St. Louis with a right adductor groin strain after facing six batters. Padres interim pitching coach Ben Fritz made a mound visit after Edmundo Sosa hit a two-run double, and summoned...

Group honors officer who was killed by suspect last week

Sep. 19, 2021 13:39 PM EDT

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — A group of about two dozen people gathered Saturday to pay their respects to the 22-year-old Independence police officer killed in a shooting earlier in the week. The small crowd gathered outside Centerpoint Medical Center as a motorcade...

Missouri man guilty of several felonies for shooting woman

Sep. 19, 2021 13:05 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man was convicted of several felonies after the woman he shot in the head testified against him. The Jackson County Prosecutors Office said Saturday that Louis Watts was found guilty Friday of first-degree domestic assault, unlawful...