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Man struck, killed by train in Kansas City suburb

Oct. 18, 2021 08:54 AM EDT

PARKVILLE, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a Kansas City man was struck by a freight train and killed in the suburb of Parkville. The Kansas City Star reports that police identified the victim as 43-year-old Christopher Burdick. Capt. Jon D. Jordan, a spokesman with the...

The Latest: Pats-Cowboys becomes NFL's 10th OT game

Oct. 17, 2021 19:46 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 6 in the NFL (all times EDT): 7:40 p.m. For the fourth time this season there have been two overtimes in a week. The Cowboys and Patriots headed to OT tied at 29 after Minnesota beat Carolina 34-28 in extra time...

Police find man shot to death Saturday in Kansas City

Oct. 17, 2021 11:37 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police are investigating after a man was killed in a shooting Saturday afternoon in Kansas City. The shooting was reported around 3 p.m. and officers who were in the area near the 4500 block of Chestnut Avenue said they heard gunshots. ...

Kansas City mayor files complaint after police data search

Oct. 16, 2021 12:07 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas has filed a complaint against a city police officer who allegedly used a criminal justice database to search for information about the mayor. Lucas filed the complaint Friday with the Office of Community...

Walt Disney’s ties to Florida reach back to Paisley settlers

Oct. 16, 2021 03:21 AM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Unless you’ve been under a rock, you have heard that as of Oct. 1, Walt Disney World has officially been a part of Central Florida’s history for a half-century. For many folks who were around then, Walt Disney was not a corporate name but a real...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 00:30 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Adrian 41, Cass-Midway 12 Archie 61, Lockwood/Golden City 26 Aurora 28, Reeds Spring 14 Ava 48, Cabool 9 Belton 42, William Chrisman 28 Blair Oaks 71,...

Josh Gordon gets another chance in NFL with Chiefs

Oct. 15, 2021 18:42 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — At age 30 and after five suspensions handed out by the NFL for violations of the league’s substance abuse policies that cost him three full seasons, wide receiver Josh Gordon describes his landing with the Kansas City Chiefs as “a dream...

Three Missourians indicted in coronavirus aid fraud scheme

Oct. 15, 2021 13:28 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted three Missourians in an alleged scheme to use the identities of people who had died to collect thousands of dollars from federal funds meant to help people affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Warren W. Watkins,...

Trial set for man accused of Kansas City trail killings

Oct. 15, 2021 10:55 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A man charged with killing six people on or near trails in south Kansas City, Missouri, in 2016 and 2017 is now set to stand trial next year. A judge on Thursday set Fredrick Scott’s first-degree murder trial date for Sept. 6, 2022. Earlier...

Ex-detective accused of corruption faces federal probe

Oct. 14, 2021 19:58 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Federal authorities are investigating a former Kansas police detective who has been accused of sexually abusing mostly minority and poor women for decades and helping to frame a man who was wrongfully imprisoned for a double murder. The Kansas...