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FILE - In this Wednesday, May 27, 2020 file photo, a general view of the Philippe-Chatrier tennis court with its new retractable roof during a media tour at Roland Garros stadium in Paris. Damir Dzumhur's coach called Roland Garros organizers

The Latest: French Open: Fewer fans as cases spike in Paris

Sep. 25, 2020 10:07 AM EDT

PARIS -- The French Open tennis event has reduced spectators to 1,000 per day because of the worsening coronavirus epidemic in Paris. The new limit was first announced by Prime Minster Jean Castex. Organizers have repeatedly scaled back their ambitions for the Grand Slam event as virus cases increased....

9 indicted in connection with southwestern Missouri killing

Sep. 25, 2020 9:26 AM EDT

MOUNT VERNON, Mo. (AP) — Nine people have been indicted by a grand jury in connection with the kidnapping and shooting death of a southwestern Missouri woman in August. KYTV-TV reports that 28-year-old Sarah Pasco of Aurora was kidnapped and fatally shot Aug. 16. Her body was found in a well in the town of...

Homicide alleged after man found dead in burning apartment

Sep. 25, 2020 8:01 AM EDT

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — Authorities in St. Louis County say a man found dead in a burning apartment unit in August was the victim of a homicide. The victim, 62-year-old James Kwiatkowski, was found dead in apartment on Aug. 2. Authorities on Thursday announced second-degree murder charges against 27-year-old...

Man charged in fatal shooting in north St. Louis County

Sep. 25, 2020 7:46 AM EDT

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — A man is now facing charges of first-degree murder in the shooting death of an acquaintance in north St. Louis County. Authorities say 27-year-old Justin Robnett was arrested Thursday and is jailed without bond in the death of 31-year-old Thomas Wiggins. Robnett also is charged with...

Former city clerk sentenced in meth conspiracy

Sep. 25, 2020 7:39 AM EDT

EVERTON, Mo. (AP) — The former city clerk of a small southwestern Missouri town has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for her role in a money-laundering conspiracy related to a methamphetamine ring. KYTV-TV reports that 35-year-old Kristy A. Conn of Everton was sentenced Wednesday in federal court. She...

Lawsuit: County failed to stop chief's sexual harassment

Sep. 25, 2020 7:37 AM EDT

ST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) — Lawsuits filed by two attorneys with the St. Charles County Counselor's office accuse the county's former police chief of sexual harassment, and they say county leaders failed to take action to stop it. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that Associate County Counselor Holly...

St. Louis Cardinals' Yadier Molina celebrates after hitting a single for his 2,000th career hit during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Molina leads Cards over Brewers 4-2 to open key 5-game set

Sep. 25, 2020 1:40 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Despite having no fans to witness his career milestone, Yadier Molina's teammates managed to make it special for him anyway. Molina singled twice to reach 2,000 career hits and the St. Louis Cardinals began a five-game series between playoff contenders by beating the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2...

Kansas City Royals' Maikel Franco (7) celebrates as he crosses the plate after hitting a solo home run during the sixth inning of the team's baseball game against the Detroit Tigers on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Perez, Franco homer as Royals beat Tigers 8-7

Sep. 24, 2020 11:56 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Perez hit a three-run home run, Maikel Franco hit a go-ahead homer in the sixth inning and the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 8-7 on Thursday night. Franco's eighth homer of the season put the Royals ahead in a game between two teams eliminated from postseason...

FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2019, file photo, Kansas State quarterback Skylar Thompson (10) runs into the end zone to score a touchdown as Oklahoma linebacker Brian Asamoah (24) and safety Pat Fields (10) defend during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Manhattan, Kan. Kansas State won 48-41. Thompson is now set to make his 29th career start when the Wildcats try to only their fifth win ever over a top-five team, this week against Oklahoma. This matchup will be in Norman. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

No. 3 Oklahoma looks to avoid another loss to Kansas State

Sep. 24, 2020 11:21 PM EDT

Last year, Oklahoma wasn’t fully focused on Kansas State. After the Sooners left Manhattan with a stunning loss that nearly cost them a shot at the College Football Playoff, there will be no such problem this year. Third-ranked Oklahoma will host the Wildcats on Saturday in the Big 12 opener for both...

Flower vendors wait for buyers at a wholesale market in Bengaluru, India, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. The nation of 1.3 billion people is expected to become the COVID-19 pandemic's worst-hit country within weeks, surpassing the United States. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)

The Latest: $14M more in virus funds for 3 Ariz universities

Sep. 24, 2020 9:23 PM EDT

PHOENIX — Arizona will provide the state’s three public universities with $14 million in additional funding to boost their efforts to test, track and respond to the coronavirus. Gov. Doug Ducey said Thursday the money will help the universities build on their current efforts to track and contain...