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Kansas City man sentenced for role in U.S. Capitol riot

Jan. 19, 2022 16:13 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City man who participated in last year's riot at the U.S. Capitol was sentenced Wednesday to home detention and probation. Carey Jon Walden was sentenced to 30 days of home detention, three years’ probation, 60 hours of community service and a...

Missouri redistricting plan could upend primary election

Jan. 19, 2022 16:10 PM EST

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri House gave lukewarm approval Wednesday to a plan for redrawing the state's eight congressional districts that left both Democrats and some conservative Republicans unhappy and could upend the state's calendar for holding its primary election. ...

Marshal's task force member shoots man in Kansas City

Jan. 19, 2022 15:35 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A member of a U.S. Marshal's task force shot and injured a man in east Kansas City on Wednesday, authorities said. The man's injuries were not believed go be life-threatening, said Sgt. Bill Lowe, a spokesman for the Missouri State Highway Patrol. ...

Former NFL players among North Carolina sports hall class

Jan. 19, 2022 14:25 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A trio of former National Football League players, a member of the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame and a holdover from 2021 highlight the new class of inductees for the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame. The hall, which announced the new class on Wednesday,...

St. Louis notary ordered 989 fake COVID-19 vaccination cards

Jan. 19, 2022 14:06 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A notary from St. Louis has admitted ordering 989 fake COVID-19 vaccination record cards from China. The plea agreement from Morgan Webb, 23, does not indicate her motive or whether she sold any of the cards, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. ...

Bond set in 1 county for Missouri boarding school doctor

Jan. 19, 2022 13:13 PM EST

A doctor charged with 11 counts of child sexual abuse involving students at a Missouri boarding school has been given bond in one county but is still awaiting word on whether he will be released from jail. A Greene County Circuit judge on Tuesday set a $250,00 bond for Dr. David...

Missouri Highway Patrol mistakenly sends Batman-themed alert

Jan. 19, 2022 10:49 AM EST

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri State Highway Patrol alert sent cellphones blaring statewide: Authorities in Gotham City, Missouri, were searching for a purple and green 1978 Dodge 3700GT. But there is no Gotham City, Missouri, and the car referenced was the one used by the...

Man convicted in deadly 2016 carjacking sentenced to prison

Jan. 19, 2022 09:32 AM EST

JENNINGS, Mo. (AP) — A St. Louis man who pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and nine other felonies in a deadly 2016 carjacking has been sentenced to 25 years in prison. Melford Newlon, 22, was sentenced Tuesday for the September 2016 shooting death of 71-year-old Steven White...

KCK police say woman killed, 4-year-old severely beaten

Jan. 19, 2022 09:11 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Police in Kansas City, Kansas, have arrested a man on suspicion of killing a woman and severely beating her 4-year-old daughter over the weekend. Jose Escalante-Corchado, 28, was charged with first-degree murder and four other felonies after the body of...

Allen, Mahomes, Stafford star on wild-card weeknd

Jan. 19, 2022 01:33 AM EST

Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills pitched a near perfect game in their playoff victory against the New England Patriots. The Bills became the first team in NFL history to score touchdowns on their first seven drives of a playoff game before kneeling down on the final possession of a...