Some heat waves have names now. That could save lives

A construction worker pours water on his head as he tries to cool off during a heat wave in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on August 4, 2022. | Mark Makela/Getty Images Treating heat waves...

Missouri family says racism led to pool party cancellation

LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. (AP) — A Black family says racism prompted officials at a suburban Kansas City water park to cancel a private pool party for their 17-year-old son's birthday during the...

Red Sox end road trip with series loss to Royals

KANSAS CITY -- For the Red Sox, it’s time to hit the reset button after a string of 17 consecutive playing days ended on Sunday afternoon with a thud. Boston didn’t have the pitching, hitting or...

Remembering when Dick Vermeil was the Chiefs’ head coach

The new Hall of Famer spent five seasons as Kansas City’s head coach.

Kershaw leaves with back pain as Dodgers beat Giants 5-3

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Clayton Kershaw left his start with low back pain and the Los Angeles Dodgers went on to beat the San Francisco Giants 5-3 on Thursday to complete a four-game sweep.Kershaw...

Dems' new Kansas roadmap

A resounding victory for abortion rights in Kansas is bolstering Democrats' confidence that the issue will help them win close midterm races in several key states. The big picture: Tuesday...

Dew Tour Shines A Spotlight On Midwest Skateboarding With Unlock The Spot And Battle Of The Shops Events

This year's Dew Tour Des Moines shined a spotlight on skateboarding in the Midwest with Unlock the Spot events in Kansas City and Des Moines and Battle of the Shops featuring Subsect (Des Moines),...

Winners and losers from Tuesday’s primaries

Rep. Sharice Davids (D-KS), right, shares a group hug with women at an election watch party in Overland Park on Tuesday. | Dave Kaup/AFP via Getty Images Kansas’s abortion measure and...

Kansas' top election official defeats conspiracy promoter

PHOENIX (AP) — The top state elections official in Kansas beat back a far-right challenger who promoted conspiracy theories in one of several primaries Tuesday featuring candidates for secretary...

Trade deadline recap: Soto to Padres; Twins, Phillies add

CHICAGO (AP) — Juan Soto is joining Manny Machado and Fernando Tatis Jr. in San Diego. Jorge López, Michael Fulmer and Tyler Mahle are going to Minnesota. Noah Syndergaard, David Robertson and...

Padres deal Hosmer to Red Sox after he blocked deal to Nats

The Boston Red Sox swooped in to grab Eric Hosmer on Tuesday when the San Diego Padres first baseman vetoed a move to the Nationals as part of the blockbuster Juan Soto trade. The Red Sox obtained...

Royals send Whit Merrifield to Blue Jays for 2 players

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Royals sent utility man Whit Merrifield to the Blue Jays just minutes before Tuesday's trade deadline, even though the two-time All-Star was unvaccinated against...

Dick Vermeil is as much Philly as the cheesesteak and Rocky

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Revered in Philadelphia, Dick Vermeil quit coaching and left town before returning to the NFL and completing his Hall of Fame resume in other cities.Vermeil won a Super Bowl...

As fewer kids enroll, big cities face a small schools crisis

CHICAGO (AP) — On a recent morning inside Chalmers School of Excellence on Chicago’s West Side, five preschool and kindergarten students finished up drawings. Four staffers, including a teacher...

Top election official races feature deniers of 2020 results

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona lawmaker endorsed by former President Donald Trump who attended the Jan. 6, 2021, rally that preceded the violent assault on the U.S. Capitol and another lawmaker who...

Kansas man arrested after 2 fatal shootings, police chase

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A 51-year-old Kansas man was arrested Sunday morning in connection with two fatal overnight shootings in Lawrence after fleeing police and firing on officers during the...

Aaron Judge robs home run to open Yankees game against Royals

The Royals are surely growing tired of facing Aaron Judge. Less than 24 hours after smacking a walk-off home run, Judge wasted little time Friday inflicting more pain on Kansas City. After...

Chiefs' Hunt prefers Arrowhead renovation over new stadium

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs founder Lamar Hunt used to tell his son, Clark, that his favorite place on the planet was Arrowhead Stadium.If it's up to the current chairman, the club will be there...

What to expect from MLB's 2022 trade deadline

Major League Baseball's annual trade deadline is at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 2; after that, acquiring new players from other teams becomes considerably more complicated. Which teams are likely to...

Frozen GOLD’: Choco Taco prices soar on resale market

Klondike announced it planned to stop selling the novelty ice cream product. One woman, from Kansas City, Missouri, posted an ad on Airtasker. She said she would pay $150 for one of the final...

Frozen GOLD’: Choco Taco prices soar on resale market

Klondike announced it planned to stop selling the novelty ice cream product. One woman, from Kansas City, Missouri, posted an ad on Airtasker. She said she would pay $150 for one of the final...

Cops Turn To Google Location Data To Pursue A Death Penalty For 2015 Murder

Cops in Kansas City are using a controversial “geofence” warrant to gain access to Google’s huge pool of location data that they hope will help prosecute two men for a series of crimes in 2015,...

Furious Rally Pauses As Sentiment Turns Metaworse Amid Record Earnings Barrage

Furious Rally Pauses As Sentiment Turns Metaworse Amid Record Earnings Barrage One day after the Nasdaq 100 posted its biggest jump since November 2020 when the market exploded higher...

Yankees To Acquire Andrew Benintendi

10:10pm: The Yankees have announced the trade. 9:52pm: In return, Kansas City is acquiring pitching prospects T.J. Sikkema, Chandler Champlain and Beck …

Fed hikes interest rates by 0.75 percentage point for second consecutive time to fight inflation

The Federal Reserve enacted its second consecutive 0.75 percentage point interest rate increase. The moves in June and July represent the most stringent consecutive moves since the Fed began using...

Fed hikes interest rates by 0.75 percentage point for second consecutive time to fight inflation

The Federal Reserve enacted its second consecutive 0.75 percentage point interest rate increase. The moves in June and July represent the most stringent consecutive moves since the Fed began using...

Fed hikes interest rates by 0.75 percentage point for second consecutive time to fight inflation

The Federal Reserve enacted its second consecutive 0.75 percentage point interest rate increase. The moves in June and July represent the most stringent consecutive moves since the Fed began using...

Mike Trout’s timeline for return unknown as he battles ‘rare condition’ in back

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Mike Trout could need at least one more week for his cortisone shot to take effect before he ramps up and begins baseball activity. But uncertainty remains long-term about when...

Bullish Dems split on best choice for Missouri Senate upset

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Democrats are feeling bullish about their chances for an upset in Missouri’s U.S. Senate race if scandal-tarred former Gov. Eric Greitens becomes the Republican nominee. But...

Key Events This Monster Week: Rate Hike, Earnings Juggernaut, Recession Confirmation And Much More

Key Events This Monster Week: Rate Hike, Earnings Juggernaut, Recession Confirmation And Much More If last week was all things European (Gas, Italy, the ECB, one step closer to a...

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