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Kemp, Brown, Murphy lead A's over Royals in 9-7 win

Jun. 25, 2022 21:03 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Tony Kemp hit a two-run homer, Seth Brown and Sean Murphy combined for four RBIs, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Kansas City Royals 9-7 on Saturday. Kemp hit his second home run of the season in the eighth inning to wrap up a 3-for-5 afternoon. ...

Greinke, Olivares return, power Royals to 3-1 win over A's

Jun. 24, 2022 23:34 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Zack Greinke tossed six innings of one-run ball, Edward Olivares hit two solo homers and the Kansas City Royals beat the Oakland Athletics 3-1 on Friday night. Both Grienke (1-4) and Olivares were activated from rehab assignments on Friday. ...

Parson signs law exempting World Cup tickets from sales tax

Jun. 23, 2022 17:12 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Thursday signed a bill that will reduce the cost of World Cup tickets when the soccer tournament comes to Kansas City in 2026. The bill exempts tickets for the FIFA World Cup games from sales tax. The Missouri Legislature passed...

Kansas City man sentenced for fatally shooting woman on ATV

Jun. 23, 2022 09:36 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for fatally shooting a woman as she rode an all-terrain vehicle on a south Kansas City street two years ago. Glenn Darren Rucker, 39, of Kansas City, was sentenced Tuesday after earlier being convicted of...

Max Fried beats Braves in arbitration, gets $6.85 million

Jun. 22, 2022 18:04 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Pitcher Max Fried won his salary arbitration case against the World Series champion Atlanta Braves and was given his $6.85 million request instead of the team's $6.6 million offer. Walt De Treux, Robert Herman and John Woods made the decision Wednesday, a day after...

Olathe man sentenced to prison for hit-and-run that killed 2

Jun. 22, 2022 09:08 AM EDT

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — An Olathe man has been sentenced to nearly 20 years in prison for a 2018 hit-and-run crash that killed two people. Bradley Woodworth, 48, was sentenced Tuesday to 19½ year in prison after pleading guilty in February to two counts of second-degree murder for...

Top court: Kansas Constitution allows partisan redistricting

Jun. 21, 2022 18:05 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas' top court declared Tuesday that the state constitution doesn't prohibit partisan gerrymandering, prompting one dissenting justice to accuse the majority of ignoring a “full-scale assault on democracy" from a Republican congressional redistricting law. ...

Max Fried, Braves go to salary arbitration $250,000 apart

Jun. 21, 2022 16:45 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Pitcher Max Fried became the fifth member of the World Series champion Atlanta Braves to go to salary arbitration, asking for $6.85 million on Tuesday while the team argued for $6.6 million. A decision by Walt De Treux, Robert Herman and John Woods is expected...

Officials: 2 killed in suburban Kansas City house fire

Jun. 20, 2022 08:37 AM EDT

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Two people died and a third was injured in a house fire early Monday in suburban Kansas City, Kansas. Fire crews from Overland Park and Lenexa were called to the home around 1:30 a.m. Monday and found the home ablaze, the Overland Park Fire Department...

Officials find first likely case of monkeypox in Missouri

Jun. 19, 2022 14:34 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Health officials said Saturday that they had identified what is likely to be the first case of monkeypox in Missouri. Officials said the probable case of monkeypox was found in a Kansas City resident who had recently traveled out of state. That person didn't...