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Davids, Adkins trade shots in debate for Kansas House seat

Oct. 26, 2020 8:07 PM EDT

MISSION, Kan. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids and Republican challenger Amanda Adkins on Monday sought to portray each other as too extreme to represent a heavily suburban Kansas City area swing district as they debated how to respond to the coronavirus and calls for police reform. Davids...

Trump administration sending 1.8M rapid tests to Missouri

Oct. 26, 2020 7:10 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — President Donald Trump's administration on Monday announced it's sending 1.8 million rapid coronavirus tests to Missouri. The tests can identify COVID-19 in as little as 15 minutes, according to a release from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Around 1 million of...

Kansas City Chiefs running back Le'Veon Bell, right, runs with the ball during the second half of an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Bell fits seamlessly in Chiefs' offense in rout of Broncos

Oct. 26, 2020 2:49 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — There was never a question that Brett Veach, one of the most aggressive general managers in the NFL, would pursue two-time All-Pro running back Le'Veon Bell to join the Kansas City Chiefs' electrifying offense. The question was whether Bell would fit. The returns from Game 1 on...

Missouri wide receiver arrested, dismissed from team

Oct. 26, 2020 12:32 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri wide receiver Maurice Massey has been dismissed from the team after being arrested, school officials said Monday. Massey, 20, was arrested Sunday on suspicion of third-degree domestic assault, fourth-degree assault and first-degree property damage, according to the Boone...

Police: 2 killed, 2 injured in suburban St. Louis house fire

Oct. 26, 2020 11:46 AM EDT

JENNINGS, Mo. (AP) — A woman and her grandson were killed and two others injured in a house fire in suburban St. Louis, police there said. Annie Simms, 86, and Michael Simms, 39, died in the Sunday afternoon fire in Jennings, St. Louis County police said Monday. Another man and woman were able to escape,...

Cincinnati quarterback Desmond Ridder (9) evades the tackle of SMU safety Roderick Roberson, Jr. (13) on a touchdown run during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)

AP Top 25 Reality Check: Who's best or rewarding success?

Oct. 26, 2020 11:35 AM EDT

The AP Top 25 is embracing diversity. Nine of the 10 FBS conferences have a ranked team this week, including all the leagues currently playing games. Plus, there is an independent. There is something for everyone, but that kind of variety can make some fans question whether those non-Power Five teams really...

Police say woman shot to death in southeastern St. Louis

Oct. 26, 2020 9:13 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A woman has been shot to death in south St. Louis in the LaSalle Park neighborhood, police there said. The 28-year-old woman was shot just before 10 p.m. Sunday, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. Police said the victim was taken to a nearby hospital, where she died. Police have not...

Missouri has more than 2,000 new confirmed COVID-19 cases

Oct. 25, 2020 5:57 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri health officials reported another day of high number of newly confirmed COVID-19 cases on Sunday, continuing a string of several days of more than 1,000 new cases. The state has confirmed 169,495 COVID-19 cases since the pandemic began, an increase of 2,043 over reports...

Highway patrol officers shoot, kill man they say had a knife

Oct. 25, 2020 5:31 PM EDT

GARDEN CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers shot and killed a western Missouri man who reportedly threatened a trooper with a knife, the patrol said. The shooting occurred late Saturday in Garden City, about 48 miles (77.25 kilometers) south of Kansas City, after the Cass County...

during the == inning in Game 4 of the baseball World Series Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. Rays defeated the Dodgers 8-7 to tie the series 2-2 games. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Rays' rally joins Buckner, Bevens among wild Series endings

Oct. 25, 2020 2:26 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — It was improbable enough that little-known Brett Phillips would get the big hit for Tampa Bay against Dodgers All-Star closer Kenley Jansen. What followed was outright inconceivable. Phillips’ tying single with two outs in the ninth inning turned into a game-ending hit when...