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100 losses no novelty this year; same with 100 wins

Sep. 16, 2019 9:01 PM EDT

The Baltimore Orioles might lose 110 games and still not end up with the No. 1 pick in the draft. That race, so to speak, is pretty unforgiving this year. The Orioles (49-101) split a four-game series at Detroit (45-104) that matched the teams with the two worst records in baseball, and as far as those two teams...

Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes continues to cover shortcomings

Sep. 16, 2019 5:54 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes has won games for the Kansas City Chiefs without Sammy Watkins and Tyreek Hill, without a bell-cow running back or a defense capable of stopping just about anyone. He proved it once more on Sunday. With star wide receiver Tyreek Hill sidelined by a broken collarbone,...

Kansas City man accused of killing at family cookout

Sep. 16, 2019 3:19 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 21-year-old Kansas City, Missouri, man is charged with second-degree murder for allegedly killing a woman at a family cookout in a park. The Kansas City Star reports that Larry Dodds also is charged with armed criminal action in the Aug. 31 death of Angela Banks. According to...

KCK police to try out body cameras from various vendors

Sep. 16, 2019 12:48 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Police in Kansas City, Kansas, will be wearing body-worn cameras from different companies for the next month, and will report their experiences as part of a multi-vendor evaluation. The Kansas City Star reports that about 30 officers will try out the cameras after receiving...

Border war between Kansas, Missouri isn't quite over yet

Sep. 16, 2019 12:04 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — There may be a cease-fire, but the economic "border war" involving the use of incentives to lure jobs across the state line in the Kansas City area isn't exactly over. Missouri officials plan to award more than $62 million in incentives to financial firm Waddell & Reed, based in...

Assistant education secretary to visit Belton, KC Tuesday

Sep. 16, 2019 10:49 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The nation's assistant education secretary will be in Missouri this week to visit education programs aimed at meeting the needs of students with disabilities. Johnny W. Collett oversees the Department of Education's Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services. He is...

3 arrested in carjacking of vehicle with child inside

Sep. 16, 2019 8:20 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities have arrested three people in the carjacking of a vehicle with a 5-year-old child inside. Police say the car's owner was paying for gas around 3 p.m. Saturday at a Walmart in Kansas City when an unknown man jumped inside the car and sped off, striking two other vehicles...

Reddick has 5 hits, Miley wins 14th as Astros sweep KC

Sep. 15, 2019 7:32 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — This time, Wade Miley stared down first-inning adversity. Miley bounced back from two disastrous starts with six strong innings and Josh Reddick's career-best five hits included a two-run homer Sunday as the Houston Astros beat the Kansas City Royals 12-3, completing a three-game...

Greinke finally gets win over old club, Astros top Royals

Sep. 15, 2019 12:12 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — It took five starts for five different teams over an eight-year span before Zack Greinke finally beat his old club, the Kansas City Royals. Greinke (16-5), now with the Houston Astros, went six strong innings and rookie Yordan Álvarez belted a pinch-hit, three-run homer in a...

David Glass reflects on 20 years as Royals owner

Sep. 14, 2019 7:05 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — David Glass leaned on the Royals dugout rail, talking earnestly with third-base coach Mike Jirschele and clutching a baseball in his hand. It was mid-afternoon, 88 degrees and humid. "But I'm here because where else would you want to be on a Saturday evening but the ballpark?" Glass...