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  • NFL admits referee hiccup in Chiefs/Chargers game

    December 30, 2013 10:43 AM

    SAN DIEGO - The NFL says referees erred in not penalizing the San Diego Chargers for an illegal formation on a missed 41-yard field goal attempt by Ryan Succop of the Kansas City Chiefs with four seconds left in regulation on Sunday. Succop was wide right on the kick, and... more »
  • Fan dies in NFL parking lot

    December 2, 2013 7:27 AM

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Police say one person has died and three people are in custody after an altercation in the parking lot of Arrowhead Stadium where the Kansas City Chiefs were inside playing the Denver Broncos. Police spokesman Darin Snapp tells The Associated Press the death is being... more »
  • 2 dead in plane crash at Kansas City airport

    August 18, 2013 4:03 PM

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Two people have been killed after a single-engine plane crashed at a small airport near downtown Kansas City. Fire spokesman James Garrett says the single-engine plane crashed shortly after taking off Sunday afternoon from the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport. Garrett says the two people killed... more »
  • Saints' D taking more positives than negatives

    August 12, 2013 10:21 AM

    METAIRIE - The New Orleans Saints' defense is taking more positives than negatives from Friday night's 17-13 victory over Kansas City in the preseason opener. Adjusting to new defensive coordinator Rob Ryan's 3-4 scheme, the Saints like the way they held the Chiefs to 135 yards and two field goals... more »
  • Saints lead 17-13 midway through 4th Quarter

    August 9, 2013 9:54 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - In Sean Payton's return, the Saints are eyeing a home preseason win - which would match their 2012 home preseason win total. The two New Orleans touchdown throws haven't come from the arm of Drew Bress, but rather, from former Louisiana Tech Bulldog Luke McCown. The... more »
  • McCown tosses second TD, Saints lead 17-10

    August 9, 2013 9:26 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - It was the same connection: Luke McCown to Preston Parker. In fact, both Saints touchdowns, through the first three quarters, were even two yards tosses between the dynamic duo. The score puts New Orleans in front of Kansas City 17-10, after the Saints fell behind in... more »
  • Saints & Chiefs knotted at 10 (3rd Quarter)

    August 9, 2013 9:13 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Luke McCown tossed the first Saints touchdown of the preseason on a two-yard throw-and-catch to Preston Parker. The score ties New Orleans and Kansas City at 10 in the third quarter. McCown is currntly 11-for-17 with 129 yards passing, a touchdown, and an interception. Drew Brees... more »
  • Quiet 2nd quarter, Saints trail 10-3 at half

    August 9, 2013 8:39 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The Saints and Chiefs each had trouble moving the ball in the second quarter with their second units on the field, leaving the only score of the quarter a Garrett Hartley 24-yard field goal to bring the Saints within seven points. Drew Brees finished his two... more »
  • Saints defense gives up early scores

    August 9, 2013 7:59 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The vaunted 3-4 defense didn't show up for the first quarter of the first preseason game versus the Kansas City Chiefs, allowing two first-quarter scores to an Alex Smith-led KC offense in his first appearance with the team. The Saints allowed 88 yards, seven first downs,... more »
  • Two pitchers look to go to 4-0

    April 19, 2013 10:19 AM

    BOSTON - Barring a change in the schedule because of the events unfolding in Boston, the Red Sox are home to Kansas City this evening. Clay Buchholz of the Sox is looking for his fourth win in as many decisions and starts the day with a 0.41 earned run... more »
  • Restaurant employee believed killed in blast

    February 21, 2013 7:08 AM

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - It was a beloved fixture on Kansas City's culinary scene for more than 27 years. A legendary wine list, well-reviewed food, hospitable staff and intimate setting made JJ's a smart choice for everything from popping a cork on a rare varietal to popping the question. But... more »
  • 1 missing, 14 hurt in Kansas City explosion

    February 20, 2013 7:19 AM

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City officials say one of two people who were missing after an explosion destroyed a restaurant has been found but the search continues for a woman who worked there. Kansas City Fire Chief Paul Berardi said early Wednesday that a man who was reported missing... more »
  • Chiefs will go first in draft

    January 1, 2013 8:48 AM

    NEW YORK - The Kansas City Chiefs own the No. 1 pick in next April's draft, with the rest of the order set for non-playoff teams. Kansas City and Jacksonville finished 2-14 each, but the Chiefs had the weaker schedule, earning them the top selection. Oakland is third,... more »
  • Colts trying to forget mistakes, focus on future

    December 17, 2012 2:22 PM

    INDIANAPOLIS - The Indianapolis Colts spent Monday going through all their missed opportunities. There was the fumble at the goal line, a penalty that wiped out a touchdown and a blocked punt that Houston returned for a score. For this young team, Sunday's loss was a hard lesson in how... more »
  • Woman slain by Chiefs player to be laid to rest

    December 6, 2012 10:29 AM

    BLUE RIDGE, Texas - The slain girlfriend of Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher will be laid to rest five days after Belcher killed her, then shot himself in the head. The funeral for 22-year-old Kasandra Perkins is scheduled for Thursday afternoon at the Ridgeview Family Fellowship Church in Blue... more »
  • Memorial service planned for Belcher

    December 5, 2012 11:40 AM

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A person familiar with the arrangements says a memorial service for Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher is planned for Wednesday afternoon. The team moved up its practice schedule Wednesday so players could attend a 2 p.m. memorial service for Belcher at the Landmark International Deliverance... more »
  • 1 of 2 jackpot tickets sold at KC-area Trex Mart

    November 29, 2012 10:23 AM

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Missouri Lottery officials say one of the nation's two Powerball jackpot winning tickets was sold at a convenience store near Kansas City. A Missouri Lottery news release Thursday said it was sold at a Trex Mart in Dearborn, about 35 miles north of Kansas City. The... more »
  • Google to offer KC ultra-fast Internet for $70/mo.

    July 26, 2012 12:04 PM

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Google says its long-awaited ultra-fast Internet service in Kansas City, intended as a showcase for the future, will cost $70 per month. Google Inc. says it will offer three packages to Kansas City metro area residents, including "gigabit" Internet service - about 100 times faster than... more »
  • NL tops AL 8-0 in All-Star Game

    July 11, 2012 10:36 AM

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Former Southeastern Louisiana pitcher Wade Miley, representing the Arizona Diamondbacks, appeared in his first Major League All-Star Game Tuesday. The left-hander from Loranger, La., faced a pair of batters to begin the ninth inning. Miley surrendered a lead-off single to the Minnesota Twins' Joe Mauer,... more »
  • Mo. officer accused of forcing 2 women to have sex

    July 5, 2012 12:30 PM

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A 47-year-old Kansas City police officer has been charged with corruption after prosecutors say he demanded two women have sex with him in exchange for not arresting them. Jeffrey Holmes was released on $75,000 bond Tuesday after being charged with two counts of acceding to corruption... more »
  • Kansas, not Louisiana, gets first Google fiber

    March 30, 2011 1:04 PM

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. - After seeing Facebook pleas and flash mobs, and even cities temporarily renaming themselves "Google," the search engine giant said Wednesday it has chosen Kansas City, Kan., as the first place to get its new ultra-fast broadband network. More than 1,100 cities, including Baton Rouge, had... more »
  • Chimp Escape

    October 19, 2010 7:25 PM

    A 300 pound chimpanzee that broke free from its chains and wandered a neighborhood of Kansas City, broke out a window in a police car before being recaptured. At first it was thought to have escaped from a nearby zoo but it turns out it was a family pet. Shooting... more »
  • Pancakes or prayer? IHOP sues mission over acronym

    September 15, 2010 12:48 PM

    The International House of Pancakes is suing another IHOP, the International House of Prayer, saying the church mission shouldn't be allowed to take advantage of the restaurant chain's famous name and acronym. The Kansas City Star reports that the chain says it sued only after the church mission refused... more »
  • Eddie Kennison signs deal to retire as Chief

    July 19, 2010 12:26 PM

    Wide receiver Eddie Kennison has signed a contract with Kansas City so he can retire as a member of the Chiefs. Kennison played in 91 games for Kansas City, from 2001 through 2007. He ranks seventh in team history with 5,230 yards receiving and eighth with 321 receptions.... more »
  • Monroe City schools cut superintendent picks to 3

    June 3, 2010 5:16 AM

    The Monroe City School Board will interview three superintendent candidates next week. The board will interview Lionel Jackson, assistant superintendent of Tangipahoa Parish schools; Kathleen Harris, an assistant superintendent in the Raytown School District of Kansas City, Mo.; and Cole Pugh, superintendent of Eagle Mountain Saginaw Independent School district in... more »
  • Chiefs WR Bowe suspended for drug violation

    November 17, 2009 1:14 PM

    The Kansas City Chiefs said Tuesday wide receiver Dwayne Bowe has been suspended for four games for violating the NFL's drug policy. The NFL suspended Bowe, a former standout receiver at LSU, for violating policy on "performance enhancing substances," according to the Chiefs. Bowe has 33 catches for... more »

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