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Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Carlos Hernandez (71) fist-bumps third baseman Maikel Franco (7) before leaving in the fourth inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Monday, Sept. 21, 2020. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Royals rally behind stout bullpen to beat Cardinals, 4-1

Sep. 21, 2020 11:37 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals were into the Kansas City bullpen by the fourth inning, and Adam Wainwright was looking like a spry youngster rather than a 39-year-old workhorse as the right-hander sliced through the Royals batting order. Just about everything was looking up for a team...

Child killed, 2 adults wounded during Kansas City shooting

Sep. 21, 2020 10:47 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A boy under the age of 5 died and two adults were injured when someone opened fire on their vehicle Monday afternoon, Kansas City police said. After the shooting that was reported just before 3 p.m., the driver of the car pulled up to a local fire station to ask for help, according...

Gov. Kelly concerned about state's response to coronavirus

Sep. 21, 2020 7:38 PM EDT

LIBERTY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly said Monday she is increasingly concerned the state does not have the infrastructure and policies in place to stop a continuing increase in confirmed cases of the coronavirus On Monday, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment reported 53,959 confirmed...

British man sentenced to 5 years for hacking US companies

Sep. 21, 2020 7:36 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A British man who was part of a hacking collective called The Dark Overlord was sentenced Monday to five years in prison for helping the group steal information from several companies in the U.S., including Missouri, Illinois and Georgia. Nathan Francis Wyatt, 39, was sentenced after he...

Royals' Soler comes off injured list for season's final week

Sep. 21, 2020 6:42 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Royals reinstated outfielder Jorge Soler from the injured list and optioned infielder Kelvin Gutierrez on Monday before starting their final homestand with three games against the St. Louis Cardinals. Soler was hopeful that he could return for the final week of the season after...

Cardinals activate Fowler, Gallegos from injured list for KC

Sep. 21, 2020 6:36 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals activated outfielder Dexter Fowler and right-hander Giovanny Gallegos from the injured list in a series of roster moves before starting their three-game series against the Kansas City Royals on Monday night. The Cardinals also optioned outfielder Justin...

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert celebrates after throwing his first career touchdown pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong)

Chargers' Lynn stands behind Taylor despite Herbert's debut

Sep. 21, 2020 6:31 PM EDT

Anthony Lynn did a good job throughout the offseason and training camp of installing Tyrod Taylor as the Los Angeles Chargers' starting quarterback — even after Justin Herbert was taken with the sixth overall pick in April's draft. But after Herbert came on as a last-minute starter and threw for 311 yards...

2 charged in teen's death after escape from behavioral home

Sep. 21, 2020 3:42 PM EDT

ST. JAMES, Mo. (AP) — Authorities have charged two people who escaped from a behavioral health facility in central Missouri with killing a 15-year-old who escaped with them. Enoch Phillips, 18, and Cody Armistead, 17, were charged Monday with first-degree murder for allegedly strangling the younger victim...

Symphony taking concerts to patrons' homes, businesses

Sep. 21, 2020 3:34 PM EDT

O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra can't give concerts in Powell Symphony Hall due to coronavirus restrictions, so musicians are taking performances straight to patrons — even to their homes. The symphony recently began its “On the Go” series that involves outdoor...

Police: Family dispute led to St. Louis County killing

Sep. 21, 2020 1:57 PM EDT

NORMANDY, Mo. (AP) — A 25-year-old man is dead and a man described as a person of interest is in custody followed a shooting spurred by a family dispute in St. Louis County. Police were called to an apartment complex near Normandy around 10:30 a.m. Sunday and found a man with gunshot wounds lying in the...