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Police: Bloody carpet found in missing Missouri woman’s home

Nov. 15, 2019 12:25 PM EST

CREVE COEUR, Mo. (AP) — A suburban St. Louis man who is charged with evidence tampering in the disappearance of his wife was spotted on video purchasing cleaning products and bleach-soaked bloody carpeting was found in the couple’s home, police said. Beau Rothwell, 28, was initially jailed on...

Missouri police officer agrees to mediation after $20M award

Nov. 15, 2019 11:29 AM EST

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — A St. Louis County police officer has agreed to mediation to reach a settlement and avoid court appeals, weeks after a jury awarded him $20 million to resolve his lawsuit alleging he suffered discrimination because he is gay. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Friday that both sides...

Cardinals reach agreement to stay on KMOX Radio

Nov. 15, 2019 11:16 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals will remain on their longtime radio flagship station through at least 2024, and with the same team of announcers. The Cardinals on Friday announced a five-year extension of their radio rights agreement with the media company Entercom Communications, the owner of...

No. 11 Gators head to Mizzou hoping for another turnaround

Nov. 15, 2019 3:01 AM EST

It was only a year ago that Dan Mullen was asked about the state of his Florida program after he watched his team get humiliated by Missouri in the Swamp. His response already has become the stuff of legend. “They keep score. Someone wins and someone loses,” Mullen said, passion rising in his voice....

Missouri woman charged after husband’s body found in freezer

Nov. 14, 2019 6:49 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a woman whose husband’s corpse was found in a freezer in a bedroom inside their southwest Missouri home, where it may have been stored for nearly a year. Barbara Watters, 67, of Joplin, was arrested Thursday, a day after she was charged with...

Braves bolster shaky bullpen, sign free agent LHP Will Smith

Nov. 14, 2019 6:36 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves made another move to bolster their shaky bullpen Thursday, signing left-hander reliever Will Smith to a three-year, $40 million contract. The free-agent deal includes a $13 million option for the 2023 season, with a $1 million buyout. The 30-year-old Smith went 6-0 with a...

The Latest: Woman whose husband’s body in freezer arrested

Nov. 14, 2019 3:55 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a Joplin, Missouri, woman whose husband’s body was found in a freezer (all times local): 2:50 p.m. A southwest Missouri woman has been arrested two days after her husband’s body was found in a freezer at their home. Police say 67-year-old Barbara Watters...

No. 11 UF heads to struggling Mizzou with SEC hopes alive

Nov. 14, 2019 3:46 PM EST

No. 11 Florida (8-2, 5-2 SEC, No. 11 CFP) at Missouri (5-4, 2-3), Saturday at 12 p.m. EST (CBS). Line: Florida by 7. Series record: Missouri leads 5-3. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Florida trails Georgia by a half-game in the SEC East and the Bulldogs hold the tiebreaker. So, the Gators need to beat the Tigers just to keep...

Tennessee aiming to avoid repeat of last season’s finish

Nov. 14, 2019 1:19 PM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee enters its final two games of the regular season in the same situation it faced last year. The Volunteers hope the similarities end there. Tennessee (5-5, 3-3 SEC) has won three straight games and needs one more victory to become bowl eligible for the first time since...

No. 5 Georgia visits No. 13 Auburn to highlight SEC slate

Nov. 14, 2019 4:02 AM EST

Here are some things to watch during the 12th week of the Southeastern Conference football season. GAME OF THE WEEK No. 5 Georgia (8-1, 5-1 SEC, No. 4 College Football Playoff) at No. 13 Auburn (7-2, 4-2, No. 12 CFP): Georgia probably must win this game to keep its playoff hopes alive. The Bulldogs have won three...