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Drivers arrested after 2 children hit by cars in Kansas City

May. 20, 2019 7:10 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City police say two drivers were arrested on suspicion of drunken driving after children were struck by vehicles in separate incidents. Police Capt. Tim Hernandez says a young girl was crossing the street Sunday afternoon in east Kansas City when someone drove around a...

Duffy pitches Royals past Angels 5-1 for 3rd straight win

May. 19, 2019 9:59 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Danny Duffy had a rooting section on the road and gave his pals plenty to cheer about. The veteran left-hander from California won his third straight start and the Kansas City Royals stopped a four-game skid Sunday with a 5-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels. Hunter Dozier hit a...

Rangers score 2 runs in 10th, rally past Cardinals 5-4

May. 19, 2019 8:57 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Texas Rangers manager Chris Woodward hadn't planned on using Danny Santana, a day after he was hit in the right ankle by a fastball from Carlos Martinez and forced to make an early exit. But Woodward learned 40 minutes before gametime Sunday that Santana said he was totally fine....

Dispute over marijuana price led to fatal shooting

May. 19, 2019 6:12 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Prosecutors say a 51-year-old man was fatally shot and his wife wounded in a dispute over a $5 difference in the price of marijuana. The shooting happened early Friday in northeast Kansas City, Missouri. The Kansas City Star reports Jackson County prosecutors say 51-year-old Charles...

Law enforcement opposition thwarts moves to legalize pot

May. 19, 2019 2:13 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Strong opposition from law enforcement groups has contributed to Kansas lawmakers' hesitation to legalize medicinal or recreational marijuana even as surrounding states have done so. The Kansas News Service reports that three of Kansas' neighbors — Colorado, Oklahoma and...

Cornelius' late goal lifts Whitecaps to 1-1 draw against SKC

May. 18, 2019 10:49 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Derek Cornelius scored in the fourth minute of second-half stoppage time to help the Vancouver Whitecaps pull level for a 1-1 draw against 10-man Sporting Kansas City on Saturday night. Cornelius tied it for the Whitecaps (3-6-4) with a left-footed volley from near the penalty spot...

Kansas City preschooler fatally shoots self with found gun

May. 18, 2019 11:37 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police in Kansas City say a 3-year-old boy is dead after he found a handgun in his home and accidentally shot himself. Police say officers were called around 12:30 a.m. Saturday to a house on the south end of Kansas City for a report of a shooting. Officers dispatched to the house...

A look at bills passed by the Missouri Legislature in 2019

May. 17, 2019 7:22 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers finished work Friday for their annual session. Here's a look at some of the bills that passed: ABORTION Prohibits abortions at 8 weeks of pregnancy except in medical emergencies. If overturned in court, a stairstep of less-restricting abortion bans would kick...

Missouri offers truce to Kansas in business incentive battle

May. 17, 2019 3:51 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers are renewing a truce offer with Kansas in a long-running battle over businesses in the Kansas City area. Legislation given final approval Friday would prohibit Missouri tax incentives from being used to lure businesses from the Kansas side of Kansas City to...

Wounded man found outside burning Kansas City area home

May. 17, 2019 7:32 AM EDT

RAYTOWN, Mo. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after a wounded man was found outside a burning Kansas City area home. Raytown police said in a news release that officers responded to the home around 10:30 p.m. Thursday and applied tourniquets to the man. The release says he was conscious when he was...