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Tarasenko scores twice, Blues beat Stars 3-2 in Game 1

Apr. 26, 2019 1:24 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Vladimir Tarasenko added to his growing playoff resume. Tarasenko scored two goals and the St. Louis Blues beat the Dallas Stars 3-2 Thursday night in first game of the teams' Western Conference semifinal series. Robby Fabbri also scored and Jordan Binnington made 27 saves for the Blues,...

Chiefs announce trade, signing of DE Clark to new deal

Apr. 25, 2019 11:59 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs announced their trade with the Seattle Seahawks for pass rusher Frank Clark shortly before the start of the NFL draft on Thursday night, then confirmed the club had signed him to a lucrative and controversial long-term contract. The trade was agreed upon...

Man imprisoned for sports editor's killing seeking freedom

Apr. 25, 2019 4:04 PM EDT

BOWLING GREEN, Mo. (AP) — A man who has served 15 years in prison for the 2001 killing of a Missouri sports editor is challenging his imprisonment. Charles Erickson pleaded guilty in 2004 in the death of Columbia Daily Tribune sports editor Kent Heitholt. He told police he had "dream-like" memories of...

Endangered wolf pups born in captivity join dens in the wild

Apr. 25, 2019 2:42 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri wildlife officials have placed six Mexican wolf pups born in captivity near St. Louis with two packs in the wild, in a new effort to repopulate the critically endangered species. Three members of the Endangered Wolf Center in Eureka, Missouri, flew with the 11-day-old pups to...

Snell and Rays beaten by Royals 10-2 in lefty's return

Apr. 24, 2019 5:58 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Blake Snell was frustrated with his performance, but at least his toe came through OK. The Tampa Bay ace Blake lasted one out into the fourth inning in his return from a broken right fourth toe as the Rays lost 10-2 to the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday. "It's fine," Snell said...

Wainwright heats up, Cards beat Brewers 5-2 for 3-game sweep

Apr. 24, 2019 5:44 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — One St. Louis Cardinals pitcher reached a career milestone, while another added to his growing reputation as one of the league's toughest relievers. Adam Wainwright was warm enough on a cool day, allowing one run in six innings for his 150th career victory as Cardinals beat the Milwaukee...

Chiefs' addition of Clark another controversial decision

Apr. 24, 2019 5:14 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs have made a habit of inciting controversy during the NFL draft in the Andy Reid era by acquiring players that have a history of off-the-field issues. This year, they didn't even wait until the draft. The Chiefs swung a blockbuster trade with the Seattle...

Mysterious fires at ex-mayor's home, City Hall investigated

Apr. 24, 2019 5:12 PM EDT

A small southeast Missouri town has been under a watchful police presence in the week since nearly simultaneous fires hours after the mayor left office burned her home as well as the building that houses City Hall. Adding to the intrigue in tiny Parma, a racially-mixed town of 700 people 175 miles south of St....

Feds: Coast Guard officer targeted Supreme Court justices

Apr. 24, 2019 5:01 PM EDT

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — A Coast Guard lieutenant accused of stockpiling guns and compiling a hit list of prominent Democrats and network TV journalists looked at other targets: two Supreme Court justices and two executives of social media companies, according to federal prosecutors. Those new allegations are...

St. Louis prosecutor urges steps for bail-posting nonprofit

Apr. 24, 2019 4:54 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis' top prosecutor on Wednesday urged a nonprofit group to review court records before posting bail for inmates, days after a man freed from jail was charged with killing his wife soon after his release. Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner also asked the Bail Project to contact her office...