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Kansas City shooting leaves 1 dead

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City shooting has killed one victim. The Kansas City Star reports police responded to reports of gunshots Friday night in south Kansas City. Police found a male victim who had been shot. First responders pronounced him dead at the scene. Police didn’t immediately release any additional details. The newspaper reports this is the 110th killing in Kansas City this year.
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Kansas City Mayor Reacts To Incident With Patrick Mahomes’ Brother

Following the Baltimore Ravens’ thrilling win over the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday night, Patrick Mahomes‘ brother, Jackson, had to deal with a few hecklers at M&T Bank Stadium. Jackson Mahomes wasn’t exactly fond of what certain fans at the stadium had to say, so he dumped half of his...

How to Watch Kansas State vs OK State Football 2021

Oklahoma State hosts No. 25 Kansas State in a Big 12 Conference battle of unbeaten teams on Saturday. Note: Heavy may earn an affiliate commission if you sign up via a link on this page. The game (7 p.m. ET start time) won’t be on TV anywhere, but if you...
International Business Times

11-Year-Old Missouri Boy Allegedly Pistol Whips Man To Help Mother Carjack Him

An 11-year-old Missouri boy was accused of pistol-whipping a man, while his mother stole the latter's car keys in a horrific carjacking attempt Tuesday, the police said. The incident took place in the St. Louis’ Vandeventer neighborhood, where the unidentified victim, who was said to be 48-year-old, encountered the woman and her son at around 8.40 p.m. ET while driving. The duo asked the victim to drop them off at the 4200 block of Page, KMOV4 reported.

Missouri AG slams local handling of Agape Boarding School abuse case

STOCKTON, Mo. (AP) - The attorney general says a local prosecutor is ignoring his advice and going easy on a southwest Missouri Christian boarding school accused of abuse. The Kansas City Star reports Attorney General Eric Schmitt asked the governor to take him off the case against Agape Boarding School over disagreements with the local prosecutor.

Missouri Republicans move to cut Planned Parenthood funds

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri lawmakers who want to halt all public funds to Planned Parenthood are recommending that the Legislature give Republican Gov. Mike Parson’s administration authority to cancel abortion providers' Medicaid contracts based on behavior in other states deemed illegal or unethical. The Senate Interim Committee on Medicaid...

Cop Paralyzed In On-Duty Attack Receives Kidney From Slain Officer

Springfield, MO – An Independence police officer who was fatally shot in the line of duty last week gave a gift of life to a Springfield officer by donating his kidney to him. Independence Police Department (IPD) Officer Blaize Madrid-Evans was murdered in the line of duty on Sept. 15...

Johnson County School District High in COVID Cases

The only school district in Johnson County that doesn’t require masks for all students is reporting a higher COVID-19 infection rate among students than other districts in the county, health officials say. The Johnson County health department sent a letter to the Spring Hill district encouraging the school to review...

Chiefs Provide Friday Injury Updates on Clark, Jones and Ward

The trio of Chris Jones, Frank Clark and Charvarius Ward find themselves on the injury report as either questionable (Jones and Ward) or doubtful (Clark). Jones and Ward practiced in a limited capacity on Friday, but Clark wasn't able to participate. Jones has been dealing with a wrist injury, and Herbie Teope of The Kansas City Star reports that Clark strained his hamstring and Ward has a strained quad. He added some details from head coach Andy Reid about Clark's situation.

Racist Petition to Bring Back Slavery Circulates in a Missouri High School

The school district in Newberg, Ore., isn’t the only one where racist students come up on the first day of school. According to reports, the Park Hill, Mo., school district is also under fire after students posted a petition on social media last week calling for the reintroduction of slavery.
Washington Post

Candace Buckner named a columnist for Washington Post Sports

Announcement from Sports Editor Matt Vita, Deputy Sports Editor Matt Rennie and Sports Editor and Columnist Dan Steinberg:. We are, as Candace would put it, pleased as punch to announce that Candace Buckner will become a columnist for Sports, where she will write commentary, criticism and essays that focus on how sports shape and illuminate our understanding of culture and society.