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Royals C Perez ends game with pickoff, KC beats Angels 3-2

Apr. 13, 2021 23:42 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Royals catcher Salvador Perez picked David Fletcher off third with the bases loaded for the final out in the ninth inning, helping the Kansas City Royals beat Shohei Ohtani and the Los Angeles Angels 3-2 Tuesday night. Danny Duffy pitched one-run...

Kansas City approves naming street for Martin Luther King

Apr. 13, 2021 20:54 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo (AP) — After years of debate and a divisive election, Kansas City will soon have a street route named for Martin Luther King Jr., removing its designation as one of the largest cities in the U.S. without a street named for the civil rights icon. The...

Missouri pauses use of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine

Apr. 13, 2021 15:46 PM EDT

Missouri joined other states Tuesday and suspended the use of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine as federal agencies look into six cases in which women who received the single-dose drug developed blood clots. Dr. Randall Williams, director of the state's Department...

4-vehicle crash in Kansas kills 1 child, injures 3 others

Apr. 13, 2021 08:58 AM EDT

GARDNER, Kan. (AP) — A four-vehicle crash in suburban Kansas City, Kansas, has left a child dead and three others injured, authorities there said. The crash happened around 8 a.m. Monday at a rural intersection west of Gardner, the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office...

Ohtani's 3 RBIs Trout's HR leads Angels over Royals 10-3

Apr. 13, 2021 00:34 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani can pitch at over 100 mph. He can hit over 100 mph, too. Ohtani had three hits and three RBIs, including a double that left the bat at 119 mph and helped the Los Angeles Angels over the Kansas City Royals 10-3 Monday night. ...

Angels put Rendon on injured list with strained groin

Apr. 13, 2021 00:07 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels third baseman Anthony Rendon was placed on the 10-day injured list Monday because of a strained groin. Rendon was hurt while making a throw late in a 15-1 loss to Toronto on Saturday. The Angels made the...

Ex-Chiefs assistant Britt Reid charged with DWI after crash

Apr. 12, 2021 18:36 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Former Kansas City Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid was charged Monday with driving while intoxicated resulting in serious physical injury after a crash that left a young girl critically injured. The Jackson County prosecutor's office said...

Police: Woman found dead in Kansas City, Kansas, apartment

Apr. 12, 2021 11:03 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A woman was killed inside a Kansas City, Kansas, apartment over the weekend, and a person suspected of killing her was later arrested, police said. Officers were called around 5 p.m. Sunday to the complex in the city’s Riverview neighborhood,...

Man charged in double killing in Kansas City

Apr. 10, 2021 10:48 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City man has been charged with two counts of second-degree murder after a couple was shot to death inside a car. Michael L. Gilmore, 22, was charged Friday in the deaths of Mia Sheridan and Joshua Gilmore-Harris, both 22, the Jackson...

Approval of Kansas bill on trans athletes isn't veto-proof

Apr. 09, 2021 21:40 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas conservatives on Friday pushed a proposed ban on transgender athletes in girl's and women's school sports through the Republican-controlled Legislature but don't have enough support yet to overcome a possible veto by the state's Democratic governor. ...