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Kansas City Chiefs running back Le'Veon Bell, right, runs with the ball during the second half of an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Chiefs' Bell to face former team as Jets visit Arrowhead

Oct. 29, 2020 5:58 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs coach Andy Reid doesn't subscribe to the notion of payback in the business of professional football. Extra motivation? That's another story. As the Chiefs prepare to play the New York Jets on Sunday, Reid knows one of the intriguing subplots will be running back Le'Veon...

Court revives Kansas City man's lawsuit in wrongful arrest

Oct. 29, 2020 2:46 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Black man who was wrongly arrested when he was 15 and held for three weeks without charge will be allowed to sue the two Kansas City officers who detained him, a federal appeals court has ruled. A three-judge panel of the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 Wednesday that the...

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes throws a pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

'Just a normal guy': Chiefs' Mahomes shares life with world

Oct. 29, 2020 12:40 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes and Brittany Matthews stood before a yellow sign in their backyard, pink and blue balloons stacked to the sky, and waited patiently with their backs to a long, white runway for their dogs to make their grand appearance. As soon as they heard Silver and Steel stomping...

Kansas City Chiefs' Travis Kelce, left, celebrates his touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills, Monday, Oct. 19, 2020, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Chiefs' Kelce continues to evolve into all-around tight end

Oct. 28, 2020 3:55 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Travis Kelce had just three catches for 31 yards last week, yet he had every bit the profound impact on the Kansas City Chiefs' blowout win over the Denver Broncos that he had the previous week in Buffalo. Even without the two touchdown receptions he had against the Bills. You see,...

Kansas City Chiefs running back Le'Veon Bell, right, runs with the ball during the second half of an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Bell fits seamlessly in Chiefs' offense in rout of Broncos

Oct. 26, 2020 2:49 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — There was never a question that Brett Veach, one of the most aggressive general managers in the NFL, would pursue two-time All-Pro running back Le'Veon Bell to join the Kansas City Chiefs' electrifying offense. The question was whether Bell would fit. The returns from Game 1 on...

Police fatally shoot homicide suspect in exchange of gunfire

Oct. 23, 2020 5:05 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police officers in Kansas City shot and killed a homicide suspect in a ride-hailing vehicle Friday during an exchange of gunfire, authorities said. Sgt. Bill Lowe, a spokesman for the Missouri State Highway Patrol, said officers stopped the vehicle in which the man was riding...

Denver Broncos quarterback Drew Lock (3) looks to pass against the Tennessee Titans during the first half of an NFL football game, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, in Denver. The Kansas City Chiefs play at the Denver Broncos on Sunday, Oct. 25. (AP Photo/Justin Edmonds, File)

Drew Lock happy to be the bad guy in Broncos-Chiefs rivalry

Oct. 22, 2020 5:08 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Villain isn’t a role that seems to suit Drew Lock’s sunny personality. Yet it’s one he's enthusiastically embracing as his Denver Broncos prepare to host his hometown Kansas City Chiefs, likely in the snow this weekend. “It is cool to be able to put the Darth Vader...

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, left, outruns Buffalo Bills' Darryl Johnson during the second half of an NFL football game, Monday, Oct. 19, 2020, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Chiefs quarterback Mahomes continues to progress with time

Oct. 22, 2020 1:29 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The regression was almost inevitable after Patrick Mahomes put up record-setting numbers during his first season as the Kansas City Chiefs' starting quarterback, highlighted by nearly 5,100 yards passing and 50 touchdown throws. At least, a regression in raw statistics. Much to the...

File-This Oct. 6, 2019, file photo shows New York Jets' Le'Veon Bell, right, rushing past Philadelphia Eagles' Rodney McLeod during the first half of an NFL football game in Philadelphia. The New York Jets have surprisingly released Bell, ending a disappointing tenure after less than two full seasons. The team issued a statement from general manager Joe Douglas on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, in which he says the Jets made the move after having several conversations with Bell and his agent during the last few days and exploring trade options. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Le'Veon Bell ready to roll with Chiefs for first time

Oct. 21, 2020 2:21 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Le'Veon Bell once carried the ball a league-leading 321 times in a single season for the Pittsburgh Steelers. He doesn't figure to get nearly as many chances with the Kansas City Chiefs. That's just fine with the two-time All-Pro running back, though. Bell has been the focal point...

Long lines as Missouri medical marijuana dispensaries open

Oct. 21, 2020 12:33 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri's first licensed marijuana dispensaries opened this weekend in the St. Louis area with long lines. The two dispensaries run by N'Bliss opened Saturday in Ellisville and Manchester. Another dispensary is expected to open Monday in the Kansas City area nearly two years after...