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Boston beats Tampa Bay 5-4, moves into 2nd place in AL East

Jul. 24, 2019 1:07 AM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Christian Vázquez hit a tiebreaking home run in the seventh inning, Marcus Walden bailed Boston out of a bases-loaded jam in the ninth and the Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 on Tuesday night to move into second place in the AL East for the first time since the second...

Questions raised over arrest of Mexican national in Missouri

Jul. 23, 2019 6:10 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Federal immigration officers trying to arrest a Mexican national smashed a car window and dragged him from the vehicle in front of his girlfriend and two young children, prompting condemnation from the woman's Missouri congressman. A Facebook Live video taken during the arrest of...

Chiefs expecting Hill in camp; Jones' status still uncertain

Jul. 23, 2019 5:37 PM EDT

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — The biggest questions swirling around the Kansas City Chiefs this offseason centered on Tyreek Hill, and whether their speedy, record-setting wide receiver would be around at all this season. Turns out he'll be around for the start of camp. Chiefs coach Andy Reid confirmed Tuesday...

Man hurt after big rig backs up on I35 wins $2M in lawsuit

Jul. 23, 2019 8:09 AM EDT

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — Jurors have awarded more than $2 million to a Missouri man who was injured when a driver threw a tractor-trailer in reverse on Interstate 35 in Kansas. The Kansas City Star reports that Michael Whitt, of the Kansas City suburb of Riverside, Missouri, was headed to his office in nearby...

Kansas City man's death in house explosion ruled a homicide

Jul. 22, 2019 6:48 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas city police say the death of a gay bar owner in a house explosion is being investigated as a homicide. The Kansas City Star reports the Jackson County Medical Examiner ruled the death of Melvin "Lee" Mecker a homicide on July 8. No suspects are in custody. Mecker died when...

Kansas City police: Man shot during narcotics investigation

Jul. 22, 2019 4:59 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police say an officer shot a man during a narcotics investigation in downtown Kansas City. Spokesman Jacob Becchina said in statement the shooting occurred Monday afternoon when officers were trying to arrest a man who had sold undercover officers drugs several times. Becchina says...

Man shot by Kansas City police charged with assault

Jul. 22, 2019 3:13 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 35-year-old Kansas City man who was shot by police has been charged with assault. Robert Luckinbill was charged Saturday with two counts each of second-degree assault and armed criminal action. Luckinbill wsa shot Friday in northern Kansas City after he allegedly waved a knife at...

Chiefs Training Camp Capsule

Jul. 22, 2019 11:31 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (13-5) OPEN CAMP: July 27, St. Joseph, Missouri LAST YEAR: First-year starter Patrick Mahomes shattered nearly every franchise passing record while winning league MVP award and leading Chiefs to third straight AFC West title. Kansas City reached AFC title game despite one of NFL's worst...

1 juvenile slain, 2 wounded in Kansas City, Kansas, shooting

Jul. 22, 2019 11:03 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a shooting that left one juvenile dead and two others wounded in Kansas City, Kansas. Police Officer Jonathon Westbrook says two of the victims were found at the scene of the shooting early Sunday, including the one who died. The Kansas City Star...

2 officers hurt in hit-and-run crash in Kansas City, Kansas

Jul. 22, 2019 10:50 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say two police officers have been hurt in a hit-and-run crash in Kansas City, Kansas. The Kansas City Star reports that the wreck happened shortly before 11 p.m. Saturday near the Kansas Speedway. Police say the driver of a truck struck the officers' police cruiser as...