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A health care worker direct a person to use a swab for a self administered test at the Miami-Dade County Youth Fairgrounds at Tamiami Park, on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020 in Miami. (David Santiago/Miami Herald via AP)

Americans face new COVID-19 restrictions after Thanksgiving

Nov. 30, 2020 3:59 PM EST

Americans returning home from Thanksgiving break faced strict new coronavirus measures around the country Monday as health officials brace for a disastrous worsening of the out-of-control surge because of holiday gatherings over the long weekend. Los Angeles County imposed a stay-at-home order for its 10 million...

Royals agree with Minor, sign Taylor to $1.75M, 1-year deal

Nov. 30, 2020 3:20 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Royals agreed to a two-year deal with pitcher Mike Minor and finalized a $1.75 million, one-year contract with outfielder Michael Taylor as they work to piece together a roster. The deal with the 32-year-old Minor was reached late Sunday and requires him to pass a physical...

Police: Teen suspected in carjacking killed by car owner

Nov. 30, 2020 2:51 PM EST

JENNINGS, Mo. (AP) — A 14-year-old boy suspected in an attempted carjacking was shot to death by the car’s owner in suburban St. Louis, police there said. The incident happened just before 4 p.m. Sunday at a gas station parking lot in Jennings, police said. Officers called to the gas station found...

4th teen dies after October crash in southern Illinois

Nov. 30, 2020 2:30 PM EST

VIENNA, Ill. (AP) — A fourth teenager has died from injuries in an October car crash in southern Illinois. Max Koehler, 15, of rural Vienna died Thursday while in hospice care in Missouri, according to his obituary. “Certainly, Max’s passing is a sad loss for our community, but we rejoice in...

Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill (10) runs into the end zone for a touchdown against the Las Vegas Raiders during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Chiefs' big offensive performances balance out shortcomings

Nov. 30, 2020 2:22 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Andy Reid was gushing after watching his Kansas City Chiefs beat Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and for good reason: Patrick Mahomes and Tyreek Hill had an eye-popping day and the defense came through in the clutch. The Chiefs coach also acknowledged there is plenty of room...

Official: St. Louis area in 'crisis mode' as virus surges

Nov. 30, 2020 2:02 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis County Executive Sam Page warned area residents Monday that the county is in “crisis mode” as COVID-19 cases keep rising and hospitals strain to treat new patients. Page said area hospitals could run out of intensive care beds sometime this week and the National...

Police in suburban St. Louis investigate shooting death

Nov. 30, 2020 9:02 AM EST

OVERLAND, Mo. (AP) — Police in the suburban St. Louis city of Overland are investigating a shooting death there. The victim was found around 3 p.m. Sunday on the street, investigators with the Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis said. The man was already dead by the time he was found, police said. ...

Police ID body found in Kansas City neighborhood

Nov. 30, 2020 8:15 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police have identified a man whose body was found over the weekend in a Kansas City neighborhood. The body of Martez Brock, 34, was found near a residential area Friday night by officers responding to a report of “suspicious party,” authorities said. Police spokesman...

Bias leads 6 players, 2 coaches into college hoops Hall

Nov. 29, 2020 5:27 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Maryland basketball star Len Bias, who was chosen No. 2 by the Boston Celtics in the 1986 NBA Draft before dying days later of a drug overdose, was chosen for induction into the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame on Sunday. Bias leads a group of six players and two coaches...

Raca leads Wake Forest women over No. 24 Missouri State

Nov. 29, 2020 4:59 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Ivana Raca scored 10 of her 23 points in the third quarter when Wake Forest pulled away and went on to beat No. 24 Missouri State 68-59 on Sunday at the Gulf Coast Showcase. Raca had a pair of 3-pointers in the third quarter, and her two free throws and a layup by Gina Conti to end...