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Milwaukee Brewers' Daniel Vogelbach, left, is congratulated by Ryan Braun, center,  and Christian Yelich, right, after hitting a three-run home run during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Aaron Gash)

Vogelbach belts two homers as Brewers down Royals 5-3

Sep. 20, 2020 6:33 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Daniel Vogelbach belted a pair of homers and drove in all five runs as the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Kansas City Royals 5-3 on Sunday to sweep the three-game interleague matchup. Vogelbach, claimed by the Brewers off waivers earlier this month, hit a two-run home run to straightaway...

Driver dies after going the wrong way on Interstate 49

Sep. 20, 2020 11:24 AM EDT

BELTON, Mo. (AP) — One person is dead after driving the wrong way on Interstate 49 in the Kansas City area. Belton, Missouri, police Lt. Dan Davis said the crash happened around 11:50 p.m. Saturday on Interstate 49 in Belton. The exact location of the crash wasn't immediately provided. Davis said the...

Milwaukee Brewers' Ryan Braun celebrates his three-run home run with third base coach Ed Sedar during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Burnes, Braun help Brewers to 5-0 win over the Royals

Sep. 19, 2020 11:00 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Corbin Burnes threw six solid innings of four-hit ball, Ryan Braun hit a two-run homer in Milwaukee's four-run eighth inning and the Brewers beat the Kansas City Royals 5-0 Saturday night. With the win, Milwaukee moved into a tie with the Cincinnati Reds, one game behind second-place St....

Chiefs fan allowed into box seat without negative virus test

Sep. 19, 2020 1:56 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City Chiefs fan who tested positive for COVID-19 one day after attending the season opener was allowed into an open-air field box in the stadium’s lower level without a negative test through a lapse in protocol, health officials say. Chiefs policy stipulates that...

Milwaukee Brewers' Jacob Nottingham gestures after hitting a grand slam during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Aaron Gash)

Nottingham's slam helps Brewers rally to beat Royals 9-5

Sep. 19, 2020 12:34 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jacob Nottingham hit a grand slam and Orlando Arcia added a three-run shot as the Milwaukee Brewers rallied from an early four-run deficit and beat the Kansas City Royals 9-5 on Friday night. Nottingham’s two-out blast to left off Danny Duffy (3-4) capped a six-run rally in the...

Rep. Matt Eidson of Grand Forks resigns House seat

Sep. 18, 2020 12:27 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A freshman Democratic House member from eastern North Dakota has announced he’s resigning. Rep. Matt Eidson of Grand Forks notified legislative leaders on Thursday that he was stepping down and has moved back to his hometown of Kansas City, Missouri. Eidson, 32, served in the...

Man killed in Kansas City; 4th fatal shooting in 5 days

Sep. 18, 2020 10:51 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A violent year in Kansas City continues with another fatal shooting — the fourth in five days. The Kansas City Star reports that a man was found shot to death near a vehicle after 2 a.m. Friday. Police Sgt. Jacob Becchina said officers were called about a suspicious car in...

Kansas City police investigate fatal hit-and-run

Sep. 18, 2020 9:32 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police in Kansas City, Missouri, are investigating after a man walking from a bar to his car was fatally struck by a vehicle. Police say the incident happened just before 12:30 a.m. Friday when a man was leaving Percy's Bar. He was walking across Oldham Road when a vehicle struck...

KC officer shot in the head in July called a 'miracle'

Sep. 18, 2020 8:22 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City, Missouri, police officer who was shot in the head two months ago is now back in Kansas City. The Kansas City Star reports that police spokesman Jacob Becchina said Thursday that the officer had been receiving treatment at a rehabilitation facility out of state. He has...

FILE- In this Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, file photo, fans watch during the first half of an NFL football game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Houston Texans in Kansas City, Mo. Ten fans who attended the Chiefs game last week have been told to quarantine after one fan tested positive for COVID-19, Kansas City health officials announced Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

Chiefs fan at season opener tests positive for virus

Sep. 17, 2020 3:52 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Ten fans who attended the Kansas City Chiefs game last week have been told to quarantine after one fan tested positive for COVID-19, Kansas City health officials announced Thursday. A person who watched the game from the group's box in Arrowhead Stadium's lower level tested...