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Chiefs and Patriots plenty familiar ahead of Sunday showdown

Dec. 5, 2019 2:48 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs have been dominant against the AFC West since Andy Reid’s arrival in 2013, winning so often against their most frequent opponents that it's little surprise they’re close to wrapping up a third straight division title. The Chiefs should be just...

6 apply for Missouri's nonpartisan redistricting post

Dec. 5, 2019 2:11 PM EST

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — About half a dozen people have applied for an influential new job in Missouri to draw state legislative districts under a nationally unique mandate to achieve “partisan fairness” and “competitiveness" in elections. Missouri's “nonpartisan state...

Police: Slain Missouri woman was worried about her pregnancy

Dec. 5, 2019 1:25 PM EST

CREVE COEUR, Mo. (AP) — A suburban St. Louis woman whose husband is charged in her death had looked up “what to do if your husband is upset you are pregnant" on her cellphone before she went missing last month, according to search warrants. The warrants, obtained by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch,...

Former priest sues over inclusion on list of alleged abusers

Dec. 5, 2019 11:31 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A former priest has sued the Archdiocese of St. Louis, alleging it libeled and slandered him by including him on a list of clerics credibly accused of abusing children. Michael Toohey, 77, of Creve Coeur, claims in the lawsuit filed last month in St. Louis County Circuit Court that the...

No. 22 Missouri St women pull away from Wichita St 68-55

Dec. 4, 2019 9:41 PM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Alexa Willard scored 14 points, Jasmine Franklin had a double-double and No. 21 Missouri State started a 19-2 run late in the third quarter en route to a 68-55 win over Wichita State on Wednesday night. Brice Calip had 12 points for the Bears (8-1), who won their fourth straight,...

LeXander leads Charleston Southern past Missouri, 68-60

Dec. 3, 2019 11:48 PM EST

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Charleston Southern came to Missouri with a losing record and one of the nation’s worst offenses. The Buccaneers left with a stunning 68-60 upset over the Tigers on Tuesday. “I knew this day was coming,” Charleston Southern coach Barclay Radebaugh said. “I...

Charleston Southern dials in the 3, upsets Missouri, 68-60

Dec. 3, 2019 11:42 PM EST

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Charleston Southern came to Missouri with a losing record and one of the nation’s worst offenses. The Buccaneers left with a stunning 68-60 upset over the Tigers on Tuesday. Charleston Southern made 8 of 11 3-pointers in the second half, including two 3s by Duncan LeXander and...

Cook’s late burst lifts Missouri St over Murray St 71-69

Dec. 3, 2019 10:24 PM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Keandre Cook sank a go-ahead 3-pointer and added two late free throws and Tulio Da Silva notched his second double-double of the season as Missouri State held off Murray State 71-69 on Tuesday night. Cook, who hit all seven of his free throws and scored 15, buried a 3 with 28...

Search for missing Chinese woman to resume Wednesday

Dec. 3, 2019 6:40 PM EST

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The search for a missing Chinese woman in a river in central Missouri has been called off until Wednesday. Divers searched throughout the day Tuesday for Mengqi Ji Elledge, of Columbia, in the Lamine River in Cooper County. Divers also searched the river last week but didn’t...

Kansas City police say detective fatally shot man, gun found

Dec. 3, 2019 6:17 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City police say a detective shot and killed a man at a home on the city’s east side. Spokesman Tim Hernandez said Tuesday’s confrontation began after officers were investigating a disturbance between two vehicles. When a police helicopter tracked one of the...