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FILE - In this July 24, 2020, file photo, members of the St. Louis Cardinals wait to be introduced before the start of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in St. Louis. The Cardinals 4-game series against the Detroit Tigers was postponed Monday, Aug. 3, 2020, after more Cardinals players and staff staffers test positive for COVD-19. The series was to have been played in Detroit from Tuesday through Thursday. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

The Latest: Indiana St pauses football workouts .

Aug. 3, 2020 8:05 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Indiana State has paused football workouts for two weeks after six players tested positive for COVID-19. Coach Curt Mallory told players, coaches and support staff everyone must quarantine for 14 days. The athletic department...

A zoo keeper feeds an elephant calf born July 6, 2020 in a photo provided by the Saint Louis Zoo. The baby elephant has died several weeks after it was born at the St. Louis Zoo. Zoo officials say the Asian elephant calf named Avi was euthanized Sunday, Aug. 3, 2020 because he had developmental problems that limited his ability to feed.( Joshua Sydney-Smith/Saint Louis Zoo via AP)

Baby elephant dies at St. Louis zoo weeks after his birth

Aug. 3, 2020 11:58 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A baby elephant has died several weeks after it was born at the St. Louis Zoo. Zoo officials said the Asian elephant calf named Avi was euthanized Sunday because he had developmental problems that limited his ability to feed. The zoo said Avi's condition had deteriorated quickly in recent...

File-Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens reads from a prepared statement as he announces his resignation during a news conference, Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at the state Capitol, in Jefferson City, Mo. The Navy appeared reluctant to reinstate former Navy SEAL and Missouri Gov. Greitens in 2019 until Vice President Mike Pence's office intervened, according to newly released documents. Greitens resigned as governor in 2018 amid several political scandals. (Julie Smith/The Jefferson City News-Tribune via AP, File)

Navy reluctant to reinstate former Missouri Gov. Greitens

Aug. 2, 2020 10:36 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Navy appeared reluctant to reinstate former Navy SEAL and Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens in 2019 until Vice President Mike Pence's office appeared to intervene, according to newly released documents. Greitens resigned as governor in 2018 amid several scandals, including campaign...

Minnesota Twins' Nelson Cruz scores on a two-run double by Eddie Rosario off Cleveland Indians' pitcher Mike Clevinger in the first inning of a baseball game Friday, July 31, 2020, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Kepler homer, Dobnak pitching lead Twins over Indians 4-1

Aug. 1, 2020 12:40 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Max Kepler hit his second leadoff home run of the season, Alex Avila added his first homer for Minnesota, and the Twins beat the Cleveland Indians 4-1 on Friday night. Randy Dobnak (1-1) pitched five scoreless innings for Minnesota following a day of COVID-19 testing and uncertainty due...

Kansas City Royals relief pitcher Trevor Rosenthal reacts after the last out in the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Thursday, July 30, 2020, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Rosenthal earns 1st save since 2017, Royals beat Tigers 5-3

Jul. 31, 2020 1:14 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Trevor Rosenthal couldn't remember the last time he'd earned a save — nearly three years ago. “It's been a while,” he said. That drought is finally over after Rosenthal pitched a scoreless ninth inning Thursday night in Kansas City's 5-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers....

FILE - Trinetta Brown, center left, 19, and Triniya Brown become emotional during a memorial service for their brother, Michael Brown, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, in the Canfield Green apartment complex in Ferguson, Mo. St. Louis County's top prosecutor announced Thursday, July 30, 2020, that he will not charge the former police officer who fatally shot Brown. But, he said,

Prosecutor: No charges for officer in Michael Brown’s death

Jul. 30, 2020 11:20 PM EDT

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — St. Louis County’s prosecutor announced Thursday that he will not charge the former police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, a dramatic decision that could reopen old wounds amid a renewed and intense national conversation about racial injustice and...

More that two people were killed  in a shooting Wednesday, July 29, 2020, in the Walnut Park West neighborhood of north St. Louis shortly before 2 p.m. Police received multiple reports of a shooting and officers found several victims suffering from gunshot wounds in the 5500 block of Floy Avenue, near Emma Avenue. It wasn't clear what prompted the gunfire but authorities said it stemmed from a dispute between two groups. (David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)

St. Louis police identify 3 men killed in shooting

Jul. 30, 2020 6:05 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Police confirmed Thursday that three men were killed and another was injured in a shooting in north St. Louis. The shooting happened around 1:45 p.m. Wednesday in the Walnut Park West neighborhood. Those who were killed were identified Thursday as Malik Taylor, 22; and Elijah McKinney...

3 dead after shooting in north St. Louis

Jul. 29, 2020 5:25 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Three people are dead after a shooting in St. Louis, the latest killings in what has been a deadly year in a city with one of the nation's highest murder rates. Police spokeswoman Michelle Woodling said the shooting happened about 1:45 p.m. Wednesday in the north St. Louis neighborhood of...

FILE - In a Monday, Jan. 13, 2020 file photo, St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner speaks in St. Louis. Gardner became St. Louis' first Black circuit attorney when she was elected in 2016 and has enacted a progressive, reformist agenda. She also earned attention for high-profile cases against Missouri's former governor and a couple who waved guns at protesters. Gardner is being challenged in the Aug. 4, 2020, Democratic primary by Mary Pat Carl, who is white and who previously worked as the city's lead homicide prosecutor. She's pledging to put more violent criminals behind bars. (AP Photo/Jim Salter, File)

Ex-homicide prosecutor challenges St. Louis circuit attorney

Jul. 29, 2020 4:51 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The fate of St. Louis’ elected prosecutor may rest with which side city voters fall in two competing national debates: criminal justice reform versus the push to crack down on crime. Kim Gardner became St. Louis’ first Black circuit attorney when she was elected in 2016 and...

Seattle Mariners worker Lindsay Garza carries cutouts of fans to place in seats at the team's ballpark as part of the

States resist mask rules as Midwest virus uptick stirs alarm

Jul. 28, 2020 9:56 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The baseball season descended deeper into crisis Tuesday, states like Mississippi and South Carolina cast about for more hospital beds, and governors in some of the hardest-hit places staunchly resisted calls to require masks, despite confirmed cases of the coronavirus soaring. Major...