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Central Missouri woman accused of killing 80-year-old mother

Jan. 26, 2020 2:33 PM EST

FULTON, Mo. (AP) — Officers in central Missouri have arrested a 62-year-old woman accused of stabbing her 80-year-old mother to death. Callaway County sheriff's deputies on Friday found the body of Frances Keel, 80, at a home in Guthrie, an unincorporated township about 10 miles southwest of Fulton, the...

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes participates in a drill at NFL football practice Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020 at in Kansas City, Mo. The Chiefs will face the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl 54. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Chiefs' Mahomes leads way with his legs, not just his arm

Jan. 26, 2020 2:25 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes was just trying to run out of bounds, not make the kind of shake-your-head, what-did-he-just-do play that will be shown on highlight reels for as long as the Kansas City Chiefs are in existence. It was late in the second quarter of the AFC championship game, and the...

Rating Super Bowls: Classics, Memorables and Duds

Jan. 26, 2020 12:31 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Not all Super Bowls are super. Some are classics, some are memorable but not quite fit for total greatness. Some have elements making them noteworthy, but otherwise won't make many championship scrapbooks (except with fans of the winners). And some are outright duds. Here's a look at America's...

San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh speaks during a news conference at the team's NFL football training facility in Santa Clara, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. The 49ers will face the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl 54. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

49ers stingy pass D in for tough Super Bowl test vs. Mahomes

Jan. 26, 2020 12:28 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — With a fearsome front four capable of pressuring quarterbacks without blitzes, a lockdown cornerback in Richard Sherman and the speed at linebacker and safety to limit big plays, the San Francisco 49ers had the league's stingiest pass defense in a decade. Shutting down Patrick...

Police: 5 injured in Missouri banquet hall shooting

Jan. 26, 2020 11:40 AM EST

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Five people were injured early Sunday in a shooting inside a southwestern Missouri banquet hall, Cape Girardeau police said. The shooting happened around 1 a.m. Sunday at The River in Cape Girardeau, television station KFVS reported. Police were initially called to the hall for...

FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2019 file photo, Democratic state Auditor Nicole Galloway speaks in Jefferson City, Mo. Abortion is expected to play a key role in Missouri's 2020 gubernatorial race. Republican Gov. Mike Parson is seeking to keep his seat. Galloway wants to replace him. Parson has a big advantage over Galloway in the Republican-dominated state. (Julie Smith/The Jefferson City News-Tribune via AP,  File)

Abortion among key issues in Missouri 2020 governor's race

Jan. 26, 2020 9:54 AM EST

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Abortion is expected to play a key role in Missouri's 2020 governor’s race, when voters will decide whether to stick with a Republican who signed one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the U.S. or go with the only Democrat who holds statewide office. Republican Gov....

4 Missouri River states unite to try to limit flooding

Jan. 26, 2020 9:49 AM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas and Missouri are joining forces for a study that will look for ways the states can limit flooding along the Missouri River and give them information about how wetter weather patterns could require changes in the way the U.S. government manages the basins...

Boston Bruins forward David Pastrnak waves to the crowd as he is named the most valuable player of the NHL hockey All Star games Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Hockey's young stars shine in NHL All-Star 3-on-3 tournament

Jan. 26, 2020 12:07 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Young Laila Anderson delivered one of the most poignant moments of the weekend when she introduced the Blues' four All-Stars. The players who stood out on the ice later weren't all that much older. Hockey's youth was on grand display in the NHL All-Star 3-on-3 tournament on Saturday night,...

Missouri guard Torrence Watson (0) goes to make a shot as he is defended by West Virginia forwards Emmitt Matthews Jr. (11) and Derek Culver (1), and guard Jermaine Haley (10), during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, in Morgantown, W.Va. (AP Photo/Kathleen Batten)

No. 14 WVU beats Missouri 74-51 in Big 12/SEC Challenge

Jan. 25, 2020 7:41 PM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — No. 14 West Virginia's inside dominance turned a close game into a rout and moved coach Bob Huggins another notch higher on the all-time wins list. Jermaine Haley had 15 points and nine rebounds, Miles McBride scored 15 points and No. 14 West Virginia broke open a close game with a...

Dixon lifts E. Illinois over SE Missouri 61-59

Jan. 25, 2020 7:21 PM EST

CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — George Dixon recorded 11 points and 11 rebounds to carry Eastern Illinois to a 61-59 win over Southeast Missouri on Saturday. Mack Smith had 19 points and seven rebounds for Eastern Illinois (11-9, 4-4 Ohio Valley Conference), which earned its fourth consecutive win. Josiah Wallace...