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Witt’s homer and Wacha’s seven scoreless innings lead Royals over White Sox, 7-1

Jul. 20, 2024 00:18 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Michael Wacha pitched seven scoreless innings, Bobby Witt Jr. homered and drove in two runs and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 7-1 on Friday night. Witt drove Chris Flexen’s inside fastball above the left field bullpen in the first...

Missouri woman who served 43 years in prison is free after her murder conviction was overturned

Jul. 19, 2024 21:22 PM EDT

CHILLICOTHE, Mo. (AP) — A woman whose murder conviction was overturned after she served 43 years of a life sentence was released Friday, despite attempts in the last month by Missouri’s attorney general to keep her behind bars. Sandra Hemme, 64, left a prison in Chillicothe,...

A faulty software update causes havoc worldwide for airlines, hospitals and governments

Jul. 19, 2024 19:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A faulty software update caused technological havoc worldwide on Friday, grounding flights, knocking down some financial companies and news outlets, and disrupting hospitals, small businesses and government offices. The breadth of the outages highlighted the...

Missouri woman is free after 43 years in prison, an overturned murder conviction and protracted legal battle with AG

Jul. 19, 2024 19:05 PM EDT
CHILLICOTHE, Mo. (AP) — Missouri woman is free after 43 years in prison, an overturned murder conviction and protracted legal battle with AG.

A Missouri judge said a woman whose conviction was overturned must be released within hours, as he scolded AG's office

Jul. 19, 2024 17:43 PM EDT
CHILLICOTHE, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri judge said a woman whose conviction was overturned must be released within hours, as he scolded AG's office.

Chiefs set deadline of 6 months to decide whether to renovate Arrowhead or build new — and where

Jul. 19, 2024 15:04 PM EDT

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — The Chiefs have set a deadline of six months from now to decide on a plan for the future of Arrowhead Stadium, whether that means renovating their iconic home or building an entirely new stadium in Kansas or Missouri. After a joint ballot initiative with the...

Today in History: July 19, the Seneca Falls Convention

Jul. 19, 2024 00:05 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, July 19, the 201st day of 2024. There are 165 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 19, 1848, the first “Convention to discuss the social, civil and religious condition and rights of...

Missouri high court clears the way for a woman's release after 43 years in prison

Jul. 18, 2024 19:00 PM EDT

CHILLICOTHE, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Supreme Court has cleared the way for the release of a Missouri woman whose murder conviction was overturned after she served 43 years in prison, but she still remained in custody as of Thursday evening. A circuit court judge ruled last month...

A Missouri Supreme Court ruling clears path for release of a woman whose murder conviction was overturned after 43 years

Jul. 18, 2024 12:38 PM EDT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri Supreme Court ruling clears path for release of a woman whose murder conviction was overturned after 43 years.

Commerce: Q2 Earnings Snapshot

Jul. 18, 2024 06:19 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Commerce Bancshares Inc. (CBSH) on Thursday reported second-quarter profit of $139.6 million. The Kansas City, Missouri-based bank said it had earnings of $1.07 per share. The results beat Wall Street expectations....