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Schenn, Barbashev score twice in Blues' 5-3 win over Preds

Jan. 18, 2022 00:18 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Brayden Schenn and Ivan Barbashev each had two goals and two assists as the St. Louis Blues came from behind to beat the Nashville Predators 5-3 on Monday night. Ryan O’Reilly added a goal and two assists in the first meeting between the teams since they played...

Smith scores 23 to carry Denver over Kansas City 63-55

Jan. 17, 2022 22:41 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Tevin Smith had a season-high 23 points plus 10 rebounds as Denver snapped its 10-game road losing streak, defeating Kansas City 63-55 on Monday night. Jordan Johnson had 17 points for Denver (7-14, 3-5 Summit League). He also had seven turnovers but only...

No. 13 Georgia women hand Missouri first loss at home, 72-62

Jan. 17, 2022 21:36 PM EST

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Jenna Staiti scored 22 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as No. 13 Georgia became the first visiting team to earn a win at Missouri this season, using a strong finish to post a 72-62 victory over the Tigers Monday night. Georgia has struggled at the beginning of...

COVID task force issues recommendations for small businesses

Jan. 17, 2022 17:46 PM EST

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A task force created to consider how to help Missouri's small businesses recover from the financial strain caused by the COVID-19 pandemic issued several recommendations on Monday. The Show Me Strong Recovery Task Force, created by Gov. Mike Parson last...

2 charged with evidence tampering in death of Galena man

Jan. 17, 2022 16:36 PM EST

GALENA, Mo. (AP) — Two people have been charged with tampering with evidence in the shooting death of a Galena man in November, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said. Billy Mack Walker, 58, died from a gunshot wound in late November. The patrol said investigators believe he was...

Two large Kansas school districts shuttered as COVID surges

Jan. 17, 2022 16:31 PM EST

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — Two large school districts in Kansas have canceled classes this week as COVID-19 cases surge among their staff and students. Olathe Public Schools and Kansas City, Kansas, Public Schools canceled classes for Tuesday and Wednesday, the Kansas City Star reported....

Columbia police reopen investigation into man's 2020 death

Jan. 17, 2022 13:43 PM EST

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Columbia police have reopened the investigation into the death of man whose death was initially ruled an overdose. Freddie McKee, 37, was found dead on July 8, 2020, outside a central Columbia home. His mother, Doressia McKee, has consistently...

Chiefs open up offense against Pittsburgh, eye Buffalo next

Jan. 17, 2022 12:25 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs had to learn to dink and dunk their way through this entire season, contrary to every instinct of go for broke quarterback Patrick Mahomes, as opposing defenses simply refused to let themselves get beaten deep. You can bet they...

Kansas City police ID man found shot to death in vehicle

Jan. 17, 2022 09:26 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City police have identified a man found shot to death inside a vehicle over the weekend. Maurice Bell, 45, was found Saturday night unresponsive inside a vehicle sitting in the front yard of a home, police said in a news release. Bell died at the...

Man dies, father injured in suburban St. Louis house fire

Jan. 17, 2022 08:54 AM EST

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A man died and his elderly father was injured in a house fire in suburban St. Louis, officials said. Firefighters were called to the Ferguson home Saturday afternoon by the man’s mother, who escaped the burning home and called 911 from a neighbor’s house,...