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Police: 2nd victim from triple October shooting in KC dies

Nov. 17, 2018 3:19 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police say a second victim of a triple shooting last month in Kansas City has died from his injuries. The Kansas City Star reports that police announced Friday the death of 21-year-old James Speers. Police say Speers died Nov. 8, more than two weeks after he was shot along with two...

2 small airlines protest price of Kansas City airport plan

Nov. 16, 2018 11:07 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Two small airlines are protesting the price tag for the new single terminal project at Kansas City International Airport. Executives at Spirit and Allegiant airlines outlined their concerns in letters to the Kansas City Council Airport Committee, citing the $1.6 billion project...

St. Joseph patients get treated quickly with telemedicine

Nov. 16, 2018 3:21 AM EST

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — Dr. Jana Hill says she's able to see more patients through telemedicine than traditional in-person appointment. When you're sick, getting to the doctor is often the best and fastest way to start feeling better. While doctors used to make house calls, now the newest trend in medicine...

Nurse's kidney donation triggers bi-state transplant chain

Nov. 15, 2018 4:19 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A nurse's decision to donate a kidney to a patient triggered a series of events that led to three people getting new organs at two Kansas City-area hospitals. Christa Jordan, a nurse at Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri, wanted to donate to her friend and patient,...

Ex-massage therapist guilty of secretly recording woman

Nov. 15, 2018 2:34 PM EST

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A suburban Kansas City massage therapist faces sentencing Jan. 3 after admitting that he secretly recorded video of a woman while she undressed. The Kansas City Star reports that 32-year-old Daniel Gorski pleaded guilty Thursday to a felony count of breach of privacy. He previously...

Chiefs thriving when it comes to pressure quarterbacks

Nov. 15, 2018 1:25 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs had the Cardinals' Josh Rosen seeing red last week. As in a whole lot of red jerseys right in his face. The Chiefs sacked Arizona's rookie quarterback five times in their 26-14 victory. They hit him 13 times, forced a fumble and generally made life miserable...

Springfield Man sentenced to 38 years in meth conspiracy

Nov. 14, 2018 7:01 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Springfield man who participated in a conspiracy to distribute more than $1 million of methamphetamine in Missouri has been sentenced to 38.4 years in prison without parole. Federal prosecutors say 29-year-old Michael Ryan Nevatt was sentenced Wednesday after being found guilty in...

Chiefs-Rams game moved from Mexico City to LA due to field

Nov. 13, 2018 7:02 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NFL moved the Rams' Monday night showdown with the Kansas City Chiefs from Mexico City to Los Angeles on Tuesday due to the poor condition of the field at Azteca Stadium. The league announced the extraordinary decision six days before one of the most-anticipated regular-season games...

Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes continues to rewrite record books

Nov. 13, 2018 6:48 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes walked off the field at Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday with another record on his resume and the Kansas City Chiefs another win toward earning the No. 1 seed in the AFC playoffs. He didn't have much chance to savor any of it. Mahomes quickly learned that the stepfather...

Kansas City health changes course on homeless picnics

Nov. 13, 2018 5:06 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City health officials allowed a group of volunteers to feed the homeless in parks across the city a week after some health inspectors threw home-cooked chili, sandwiches and soup into trash cans and poured bleach on some of the food. The inspectors destroyed the food in a...