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Large brawl involving mostly teenagers at Worlds of Fun

Apr. 21, 2019 2:11 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say officers responded to a brawl involving up to 300 teenagers at the Worlds of Fun amusement park in Kansas City, Missouri. Kansas City police say several law enforcement agencies were called to the park Saturday night when an off-duty Clay County sheriff's deputy...

Judge hurts oblique as Yankees beat Royals 9-2

Apr. 20, 2019 10:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — All-Star slugger Aaron Judge hurt his left oblique while taking a swing and was expected to head to the injured list as the already banged-up New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 9-2 Saturday. Judge homered early, but hurt himself in the sixth inning while hitting a single. He was...

Firefighters rescue fisherman whose wheelchair got stuck

Apr. 19, 2019 11:36 AM EDT

RAYTOWN, Mo. (AP) — Firefighters in the Kansas City area came to the rescue when a fisherman's electric wheelchair got stuck in the mud. The Raytown Fire District tweeted a video on Friday showing three firefighters pushing the man seven blocks to his home. A fourth firefighter drove a pumper truck behind...

GM Veach gets to place stamp on Chiefs with his 1st draft

Apr. 18, 2019 4:03 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — From the moment he took over the Kansas City Chiefs' front office, general manager Brett Veach has been willing to go out on a limb, whether it was signing a big-name free agent or swinging a trade or releasing a well-known player. Now, he will finally have a chance to show what he...

Man convicted of 5 murders in Kansas City cul-de-sac in 2014

Apr. 15, 2019 7:10 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A man with a violent past has been convicted of killing five people in 2014 in a quiet cul-de-sac in south Kansas City. Brandon Howell, 39, was found guilty Monday on five counts of first-degree murder and seven other felonies in the killings. Prosecutors have said they intend to...

Gore pinch-runs, speeds home as Royals sweep Indians

Apr. 14, 2019 7:35 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Terrance Gore has carved out a most unusual big league career, one that's had him on base more often than in the batter's box. In an era marked by big swingers and advanced analytics, Gore showed Sunday that a speed specialist can have plenty of value in the late innings. The...

Bailey pitches 7 strong innings, Royals beat Indians 3-0

Apr. 13, 2019 11:21 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Homer Bailey has endured some tough times since he pitched no-hitters in 2012 and 2013. He showed flashes of nearly that kind of dominance in his latest start. Bailey pitched seven innings of two-hit ball and the Kansas City Royals beat the Cleveland Indians 3-0 Saturday night for...

Gordon, Royals end 10-game losing streak, beat Indians 8-1

Apr. 13, 2019 12:42 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Alex Gordon could smile about his base-running mistake because of an otherwise great game. Gordon homered, doubled twice and singled as the Kansas City Royals stopped a 10-game losing streak, racing to a big lead and beating the Cleveland Indians 8-1 Friday night. "Yeah, bad turns...

Student charged over protest at anti-transgender speech

Apr. 12, 2019 9:13 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A University of Missouri-Kansas City student is facing charges after he sprayed a substance toward conservative political commentator Michael Knowles during an anti-transgender speech. Knowles was giving a speech titled "Men are Not Women" on the Missouri-Kansas City campus Thursday...

Former Kansas City Chiefs tight end Walter White has died

Apr. 12, 2019 9:05 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs say former tight end Walter White has died. White was 67. The team said White's family said he died Wednesday of complications from pancreatic cancer. He played his entire five-season pro career with the Chiefs, retiring after the 1979 season. In his second...