KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Edward Olivares made quite the impression on Sunday.
A smoking impression on the scoreboard in left field.
Olivares hit a 452-foot solo homer in the eighth inning of Kansas City's 3-2 win against Washington that damaged a scoreboard at Kaufmann Stadium.
More businesses require teens to be chaperoned by adults, curbing their independenceMay 28, 2023 GMT
PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — Jennifer Sepulveda used to drop off her 14-year-old son, Jorden, at the local mall on a Friday or Saturday night, where he would catch a movie with his friends and then hang out afterwards at the food court or elsewhere.
Abrams, Dickerson spark rally in Nationals’ 4-2 win over RoyalsMay 28, 2023 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — CJ Abrams hit a two-run double in Washington's four-run sixth inning, Corey Dickerson got his 1,000th career hit and the Washington Nationals defeated the Kansas City Royals 4-2 on Saturday.
Wave, Thorns score last-minute goals, play to draw in NWSLMay 27, 2023 GMT
The San Diego Wave and Portland Thorns exchanged goals in the final minutes and played to a 1-1 draw in the National Women's Soccer League on Friday night.
The match was played in front of 18,130 fans at Snapdragon Stadium in San Diego.
Missouri attorney general urges Kansas City police to enforce transgender care restrictions lawMay 24, 2023 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Attorney General Andrew Bailey on Wednesday vowed to take “any legal action necessary” against Kansas City if its police department does not enforce a law banning transgender transition procedures for minors.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Vladimir Guerrero Jr. had six RBIs and the Toronto Blue Jays stopped a five-game losing streak with a 20-1 rout of the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night, scoring their last 10 runs off position players.
Royals snap 4-game skid with 4-1 win over TigersMay 24, 2023 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Maikel Garcia had three hits, an RBI and a run and the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 4-1 on Tuesday night to snap a four-game losing streak.
Mike Mayers allowed one run on six hits in 4 2/3 innings in his first start for the Royals.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Javier Báez hit a bases-clearing double in the 10th inning for his third hit of the night to lift the Detroit Tigers to an 8-5 victory over the Kansas City Royals in the opener of a three-game series Monday night.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A security guard was one of the three people killed in a shooting at a Kansas City bar early Sunday that also wounded two others, including one critically wounded, according to family members.
Orlando Pride hands Washington Spirit 1st NWSL loss, 2-1May 21, 2023 GMT
Marta had a goal and an assist and the Orlando Pride handed the Washington Spirit their first loss of the regular season, 2-1 on Saturday.
After Adriana was taken down in the box, Marta slid a penalty kick into the left corner to put the Pride (3-4-1) ahead in the 23rd minute at Orlando's Exploria Stadium.
Two suspects have been arrested in the death of a 6-year-old boy nearly two weeks after he was gunned down as he played in the yard of a Kansas home with his uncle and a 7-year-old cousin, police announced Thursday.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City police shot and killed a man after he reportedly fired shots at officers during a standoff at a home, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said.
The man was identified Friday as a 40-year-old local man named Tyrone Payne.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Salvador Perez hit a two-run double in Kansas City's five-run second, Brady Singer pitched six solid innings and the Royals beat the San Diego Padres 5-4 on Tuesday night to snap a four-game losing streak.
Payback? Project funds axed after Kansas lawmaker defies governor on abortion, trans rightsMay 15, 2023 GMT
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas' Democratic governor vetoed state funding on Monday for a project long advocated by a Democratic lawmaker who broke ranks to override the governor's vetoes and give Republicans crucial support for laws restricting abortion and rolling back transgender rights.
Kansas City police say baby found dead in Kansas City fieldMay 15, 2023 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police are investigating the death of a “small baby” whose body was found in a field in eastern Kansas City.
Kansas City police were notified Saturday evening that a dead body was found in the field in open, uninhabited area, police spokesperson Sgt.
Don Denkinger, umpire whose stellar career was overshadowed by blown call, dead at 86May 13, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Don Denkinger, a major league umpire for three decades whose blown call in the 1985 World Series overshadowed a career of excellence, died Friday. He was 86.
Denkinger died at Cedar Valley Hospice in Waterloo, Iowa, Denise Hanson, one of his three daughters, said.
St. Louis man enters plea in 1985 fatal stabbing of father of 3 in suburban Kansas CityMay 12, 2023 GMT
ROELAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — A St. Louis man has been convicted in a 38-year-old stabbing death in suburban Kansas City.
Geter Watson Rhymes, 67, pleaded no contest Thursday to second-degree murder in the killing of Gary Watson, a married father of three.
Kansas City declares itself a LGBTQ+ sanctuary cityMay 12, 2023 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Officials in Missouri's largest city approved a resolution Thursday to declare it a sanctuary for people seeking or providing gender-affirming care, defying state lawmakers who voted a day earlier to ban such care for minors and restrict it for some adults.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The family of a man killed by police officers in the Kansas City suburb of Independence, Missouri, filed a federal wrongful death lawsuit Thursday, accusing the officers of shooting the man without justification.
Fermin’s bunt in ninth gives Royals 4-3 win over White SoxMay 11, 2023 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Freddy Fermin had fouled off a couple of bunt attempts earlier in the week, yet Royals manager Matt Quatraro had no qualms about calling for another one with the backup catcher at the plate and a chance to beat the White Sox on Thursday.
Pratto, Massey, Olivares homer as Royals blast White Sox 9-1May 11, 2023 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Nick Pratto homered and Brad Keller won for the first time in nearly a month as the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 9-1 on Wednesday night.
Keller (3-3), who leads the majors with 32 walks allowed, got into immediate trouble walking the first two batters he faced, but escaped first-inning damage with a double play and strikeout.
Missouri lawmakers ban gender-affirming care, trans athletes; Kansas City moves to defy stateMay 10, 2023 GMT
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers approved two bills Wednesday that ban gender-affirming health care for minors, and prevent transgender girls and women from participating on female sports teams.
Defying the state, Kansas City would be a sanctuary for people seeking gender-affirming health careMay 10, 2023 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Officials in Missouri's largest city are moving to declare it a sanctuary for people seeking or providing gender-affirming care, defying state officials who are intent on banning it for minors and restricting it for adults.
Royals place Yarbrough on injured list with ‘head fractures’May 9, 2023 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City Royals left-hander Ryan Yarbrough was placed on the 15-day injured list with what was classified as “head fractures” after taking a 106-mph line drive off the right side of his face Sunday.
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‘No child deserves that,’ says godmother of slain 6-year-oldMay 5, 2023 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Relatives are demanding justice for a 6-year-old boy who was killed outside his Kansas home in a drive-by shooting that police said doesn't appear to be random.
Kansas City, Kansas, police spokeswoman Nancy Chartrand confirmed Friday that the boy was Sir’Antonio Brown and said there was no new information to share about the search for suspects.
Rays beat Pirates, off to best start since 1984 TigersMay 5, 2023 GMT
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Zach Eflin pitched seven scoreless innings, Randy Arozarena hit one of three Rays homers and Tampa Bay beat Pittsburgh 3-2 on Thursday to finish a three-game sweep of small-budget teams off to outstanding starts.
Orioles blow 7-run lead, rally for 13-10 win over RoyalsMay 4, 2023 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles have come from behind for 11 of their 21 wins this season.
Their victory Thursday in Kansas City was a little unique.
The Orioles raced to a seven-run lead before watching the Royals wipe it out, then pull ahead in the seventh inning.
Chiefs sign tackle Donovan Smith to 1-year dealMay 4, 2023 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs signed offensive tackle Donovan Smith to a contract for the upcoming season Thursday, adding a veteran to compete for playing time with two open jobs on the offensive line.
Kansas child shot to death while playing in front yardMay 4, 2023 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — One or more shooters opened fire on a child playing in the front yard of a Kansas home, killing him, authorities said.
The attack Wednesday evening in Kansas City, Kansas, when it was still daylight, doesn't appear to have been a “random act,” police Maj.
Pasquantino HRs, Greinke wins 1st as Royals top Orioles 6-0May 4, 2023 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Vinnie Pasquantino homered and drove in three runs, Zack Greinke won for the first time since last August and the Kansas City Royals snapped a 10-game home losing streak by beating the Baltimore Orioles 6-0 on Wednesday night.
Patrick Mahomes’ brother Jackson charged with sexual batteryMay 3, 2023 GMT
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Jackson Mahomes, the brother of Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, was briefly jailed Wednesday on aggravated sexual battery charges over an alleged altercation at a Kansas restaurant in late February.
Negro Leagues Museum starts drive for new $25M facilityMay 3, 2023 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum is embarking on a fundraising campaign to raise $25 million for a new building to house its education center and what has become one of the world's unique collections of baseball memorabilia.
Lawsuit begins over patrol tactic known as ‘Kansas two step’May 3, 2023 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Highway Patrol uses a tactic dubbed the “Kansas two step” to search vehicles — often from other states — when there is often no legitimate cause for the search, according to a lawsuit being heard this week in federal court.
Mountcastle’s pair of 2-run HRs sends O’s to 11-7 win in KCMay 3, 2023 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Tyler Wells was just hoping to hang around long enough to save the Baltimore bullpen, and maybe give the Orioles' hot-hitting lineup a chance to get them back in the game against the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night.
Royals add top prospect Garcia before series against OriolesMay 2, 2023 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals recalled infielder Maikel Garcia, one of the organization's top prospects, along with catcher Freddy Fermin on Tuesday before opening a three-game series against the Baltimore Orioles.
Chiefs re-sign McKinnon, decline 5th year on Edwards-HelaireMay 2, 2023 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Chiefs are re-signing Jerick McKinnon and declined the fifth-year option on fellow running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire on Tuesday, solidifying their backfield behind incumbent Isiah Pacheco heading into offseason workouts.
Debinha scores both goals in 2-0 Current win over GothamMay 1, 2023 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Debinha scored a pair of goals within a four-minute span in the second half and the Kansas City Current downed Gotham 2-0 on Sunday.
It was the second straight regular-season victory for the Current, who started the year with three straight losses.
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Levis goes quick, Hooker waits longer on Day 2 of NFL draftApril 29, 2023 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Will Levis quickly got the call he waited on for 24 hours. Hendon Hooker had to sit around a few more hours to hear his name announced.
After Bryce Young, C.J. Stroud and Anthony Richardson were selected in the first four picks, it took two more rounds for the top five quarterbacks to be off the board in the NFL draft.
Chiefs trade up to pick SMU WR Rashee Rice in 2nd roundApril 29, 2023 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes spent some time before the NFL draft throwing passes to several prospects at his training base in Texas, and one of them was flashy SMU wide receiver Rashee Rice.
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Chiefs pick hometown star Felix Anudike-Uzomah of K-StateApril 28, 2023 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs picked a hometown boy with the last selection in the first round of the hometown NFL draft.
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Man fatally shot by police during confrontation in KansasApril 27, 2023 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A man was fatally shot late Wednesday after a confrontation with police officers in Kansas City, Kansas — the second fatal shooting by police in the city this year.
Man freed from prison after murder conviction sues policeApril 27, 2023 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A man who was freed from prison last year after his murder conviction was set aside alleges in a lawsuit that Kansas City police framed him in the killing.
Keith Carnes, 53, was released from prison in April 2022 after serving 18 years of a life sentence for first-degree murder and armed criminal action.
Ex-Arkansas lawmaker gets 4 years for Missouri bribery caseApril 26, 2023 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A former Arkansas state senator has been sentenced to four years and two months in prison for accepting multiple bribes in Missouri, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.
Jeremy Hutchinson, 48, of Little Rock, was sentenced Tuesday in federal court in Kansas City, Missouri, for his conviction on a charge of conspiracy to commit federal program bribery, the U.S.
Kansas City ready for NFL draft spotlight on Union StationApril 26, 2023 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Bryce Young had been catching grief from Alabama teammate Will Anderson Jr.
32 more years in prison for Missouri man who killed brothersApril 25, 2023 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man already imprisoned for life for killing two brothers from Wisconsin over a cattle contract has been sentenced to more than 30 additional years for a related federal crime.
For this Black mom, Ralph Yarl could have been her sonApril 24, 2023 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — On April 13, the nightmare that I'd worried about ever since we moved into our neighborhood came true.
The front door, threshold of welcome — and perilous borderApril 23, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — The American front door is a place where the welcome mat offers friendly greetings, where affable neighbors knock or ring, where boxes brimming with possibility are delivered. It is where home meets a world full of potentially good things.
18-year-old faces felony charges in Missouri road rage deathApril 22, 2023 GMT
OAK GROVE, Mo. (AP) — An 18-year-old has been charged with fatally shooting another driver along a busy Missouri highway in what police say was a road-rage incident.
The Southeast Missourian reports that Charles Smith Jr.
NFL draft: Top offensive players on the boardApril 21, 2023 GMT
Last year's draft broke a streak of four straight in which a quarterback was selected first overall.
Only one went in the first round, fewest since 2013.
It's back to normal this year, with QBs expected to go Nos.
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Man sentenced for anti-LGBTQ+ hate crime in Kansas CityApril 20, 2023 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City man was sentenced Thursday to nearly 22 years in federal prison for committing a hate crime when he shot and wounded a teenager because of the victim's sexual orientation, prosecutors said.
Super Bowl champion Chiefs ready for KC to host NFL draftApril 20, 2023 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes made a bold promise to Chiefs president Mark Donovan at one point last season, knowing full well that the NFL draft would be coming to Kansas City for the first time the last weekend in April.