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Police: Man found shot to death in Kansas City, Kansas

Aug. 7, 2020 12:17 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Police are investigating after a man was found fatally shot in a Kansas City, Kansas, neighborhood. The shooting was reported around 10 p.m. Thursday in near North 62nd Street and Nebraska Avenue, and responding officers found a man with a gunshot wound. The man was rushed to a...

Judge halts St. Louis evictions through the end of August

Aug. 7, 2020 12:14 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A judge has ordered a halt to evictions in St. Louis through the end of August, but a civil rights advocacy group says the moratorium should be extended due to the coronavirus pandemic. Circuit Court Presiding Judge Rex Burlison issued the order Thursday. It does not apply to commercial...

Kansas House Speaker Ron Ryckman Jr., R-Olathe, speaks with reporters following a meeting of legisative leaders with Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly, Friday, June 26, 2020, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Ryckman says a plan from Kelly to erase a budget shortfall that arose amid the coronavirus pandemic merely pushes the state's financial problems off a year. (AP Photo/John Hanna)

Kansas House speaker had coronavirus; governor to get tested

Aug. 6, 2020 11:23 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A top Republican legislator in Kansas was hospitalized last month after testing positive for the novel coronavirus and didn't disclose it to colleagues until this week. The state's Democratic governor declared Thursday that she'll get tested because the two of them attended a meeting...

2,000 jobs expected with Urban Outfitters facility in Kansas

Aug. 5, 2020 6:15 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The parent company of clothing and home products retailer Urban Outfitters plans to build a new, 880,000-square-foot distribution center in Kansas City, Kansas, state and local officials announced Wednesday. The new URBN center will be near the Legends entertainment and shopping...

The Latest: Veteran congressman ousted in Missouri primary

Aug. 5, 2020 12:34 AM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on the Missouri primary election (all times local): 11:30 p.m. Cori Bush, a onetime homeless woman who led protests following a white police officer’s fatal shooting of a Black 18-year-old in Ferguson, ousted longtime Rep. William Lacy Clay Tuesday in...

Roger Marshall pumps his fist after speaking to supporters near Pawnee Rock, Kan., Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020, after defeating Kris Kobach in the Republican primary for U.S. Senate. (Travis Heying/The Wichita Eagle via AP)

Kansas GOP picks Rep. Marshall for Senate seat over Kobach

Aug. 4, 2020 11:35 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Republicans on Tuesday nominated Rep. Roger Marshall for the Senate over polarizing conservative Kris Kobach, heeding the party establishment’s advice as it tries to keep a normally safe seat out of play in what could be a difficult year for the GOP. Marshall prevailed...

The Latest: Barnett wins Democratic primary in Kansas 1st

Aug. 4, 2020 11:32 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on Kansas' primary election (all times local): 10:30 p.m. Kali Barnett has won the Democratic primary in Kansas’ 1st District. The 35-year-old author and music teacher from Garden City defeated Christy Davis, the former executive director of Symphony in the Flint...

Police officer, 1 other hurt in Kansas City, Kansas shooting

Aug. 4, 2020 10:35 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Two people, including a police officer, were hurt in an ambush shooting in Kansas City, Kansas, as officers sought to arrest a person in an earlier shooting, police there said. The incident began Monday evening with reports of a shooting on Farrow Avenue, where officers found a...

Chicago White Sox's Nick Madrigal stands on first base after hitting a single during the third inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020, in Kansas City, Mo. It was Madrigal's first major league hit. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Madrigal's first 4 big league hits help White Sox top KC 9-2

Aug. 2, 2020 6:01 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Nick Madrigal was starting to lose sleep after two frustrating games without his first big league hit. Once the top prospect finally got it, they kept right on coming. Madrigal followed his first career hit with three more on Sunday, pacing the Chicago White Sox to a 9-2 romp over...

Agency probed abuse reports months before Kansas girl slain

Jul. 31, 2020 6:03 PM EDT

BELLE PLAINE, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas child welfare agency determined Friday that a 3-year-old girl whose battered body was found this month died as the result of child abuse, a belated finding that comes months after the agency first received reports of abuse. Laura Howard, Secretary for the Kansas...