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Perez, Santana homer in Royals' 9-8 victory over Tigers

Jul. 24, 2021 23:32 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Perez and Carlos Santana hit three-run homers in the Kansas City Royals' 9-8 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday night. Perez hit his 23rd home run of the season to highlight a four-run fourth. Santana gave the Royals the lead...

Chiefs open training camp, place Watts on PUP list

Jul. 24, 2021 19:12 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs kicked off training camp Saturday by placing veteran safety Armani Watts on the physically unable to perform list and moving rookie defensive end Malik Herring to the non-football injury list. Watts sustained a foot...

Chiefs again with Super Bowl aspirations as camp approaches

Jul. 24, 2021 11:14 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (16-3) CAMP SITE: St. Joseph, Missouri LAST YEAR: The Chiefs won a fifth straight division title and second consecutive AFC championship but failed to defend the Lombardi Trophy with a humbling 31-9 loss to Tampa Bay in February. QB...

O'Hearn, Royals end Tigers' 7-game winning streak, 5-3

Jul. 23, 2021 23:55 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Ryan O’Hearn hit a three-run homer and Carlos Santana also connected as the Kansas City Royals beat Detroit 5-3 Friday night, ending the Tigers’ seven-game winning streak. The Tigers had been 7-0 since the All-Star break. It was their...

Chiefs start reporting for camp with roster 90% vaccinated

Jul. 23, 2021 17:29 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes and several of his Kansas City Chiefs teammates reported for training camp Friday, with 90% of the team’s roster having received the COVID-19 vaccine. “There’s six teams that are over 90%, so we’re glad to be in that area...

St. Louis city and county to require masks in some places

Jul. 23, 2021 16:55 PM EDT

O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — St. Louis city and county officials say they will require masks in some public places starting Monday, citing a sharp increase in COVID-19 cases spurred by the delta variant. Masks will be mandatory in indoor public places and on public...

Teenager injured in crash while fleeing police in Atchison

Jul. 23, 2021 12:17 PM EDT

ATCHISON, Kan. (AP) — A 15-year-old boy was seriously injured in a crash that occurred early Friday while he was fleeing from Atchison police, the Kansas Highway Patrol said. The crash occurred on Main Street in Atchison while officers were pursuing a pickup truck, the...

Police investigating Kansas City's latest shooting death

Jul. 23, 2021 08:48 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police are investigating Kansas City’s latest homicide after being called early Friday to a neighborhood on the south end of the city. Officers were called around 3 a.m. Friday to an area just blocks north of Noble Park, police said in a news...

Some school districts discussing return to mask mandates

Jul. 22, 2021 17:04 PM EDT

Students and staff in the Kansas City public school district will likely be required to wear masks when school starts next month because of an uptick in COVID-19 cases in the region, a district official said. No final decision has been made but Sara Williams, a COVID-19...

Police ID man killed in crash while walking on KC interstate

Jul. 22, 2021 09:35 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police have identified a man killed when he was hit by a car as he walked in a northbound lane of Interstate 435 in Kansas City. Ronald Jackson, 56, of Kansas City, died in the crash that happened around 1 a.m. Tuesday near Front Street, police...