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Mitchell scores 27 as UMKC beats Lindenwood 61-47

Dec. 03, 2022 23:15 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Rayquawndis Mitchell had 27 points in UMKC’s 61-47 victory against Lindenwood on Saturday night. Mitchell also had seven rebounds and three steals for the Kangaroos (4-7). Shemarri Allen scored 13 points and added five rebounds. Allen David Mukeba Jr....

Guilty plea in boy's death that sparked federal task force

Dec. 02, 2022 18:31 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A man pleaded guilty Friday in the killing of a 4-year-old Kansas City boy whose death led to a federal operation meant to reduce violent crime in 2020. Ryson Ellis, 24, of Kansas City, was sentenced to 22 years in prison after pleading guilty to...

Seahawks aim to avoid third straight loss vs. reeling Rams

Dec. 01, 2022 14:46 PM EST

SEATTLE (6-5) at LOS ANGELES RAMS (3-8) Sunday, 4:05 p.m. EST, FOX FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NFL LINE: Seahawks by 7 1/2. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Seahawks 6-5; Rams 2-8-1. SERIES RECORD: Rams lead 26-25. LAST MEETING: Rams beat...

Royals hire Guardians' Brian Sweeney as pitching coach

Dec. 01, 2022 12:27 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Royals hired Guardians bullpen coach Brian Sweeney as their new pitching coach and Nationals minor league coordinator Jose Alguacil as their infield coach Thursday, filling two of the spots on new manager Matt Quatraro's staff. The 48-year-old Sweeney...

New baby in tow, Chiefs' Mahomes turns attention to Bengals

Nov. 30, 2022 15:59 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes showed up bright-eyed and energetic for practice on Wednesday. Perhaps the adrenaline was still flowing from the birth of his baby boy. Or his wife was handling all the late-night diaper changes. ...

Changes let high school athletes bank big endorsement bucks

Nov. 30, 2022 15:12 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jada Williams was a social media star and a talented point guard when she moved with her mother from a Kansas City suburb to San Diego, looking to play basketball for a high school powerhouse and parlay her online prowess into endorsement deals. She found it all in...

Tomley's 25 help Idaho State down UMKC 75-65

Nov. 29, 2022 23:36 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Miguel Tomley scored 25 points as Idaho State beat UMKC 75-65 on Tuesday night. Tomley shot 7 for 15 (4 for 8 from 3-point range) and 7 of 7 from the free throw line for the Bengals (2-6). Brock Mackenzie scored 24 points while shooting 7 for 8 (7 for 7 from...

Top Kansas transportation official is stepping down Dec. 23

Nov. 29, 2022 13:28 PM EST

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The top transportation official in Kansas is stepping down just before Christmas in the first major change at a state agency since Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly narrowly won reelection earlier this month. Kelly's office announced Tuesday that Transportation...

Missouri attorney nominated to be U.S. Attorney in Kansas

Nov. 29, 2022 12:47 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden announced Tuesday that will nominate a former Jackson County, Missouri, prosecuting attorney to be the next U.S. Attorney for Kansas. Kate Brubacher, a native of North Newton, Kansas, worked in the Jackson County prosecutor's office from from...

Editorial Roundup: Missouri

Nov. 29, 2022 07:17 AM EST

Kansas City Star. November 28, 2022. Editorial: Missouri’s Jay Ashcroft aims to ‘hold libraries accountable,’ opening door to book bans A new rule proposed by Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft could kick open the door for special interest groups to...