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Priceless memories for boy who cushioned Moustakas' fall last postseason


One young Royals fan is rooting for his favorite player after the two had a chance encounter during last year’s playoff push. Mike “Moose” Moustakas landed on top of one of his biggest fans during his iconic catch that’s now commemorated forever as a bobble head. More>>

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Pressure builds on Paul Ryan to run for House speaker Video included


The pressure is on Rep. Paul Ryan, the GOP vice presidential nominee in 2012, to run for House speaker in the chaotic aftermath of Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's sudden decision to abandon his campaign for the post. More>>

Pentagon giving up on building new Syrian rebel force


The U.S. is abandoning its goal of training a new force of moderate Syrian rebels and will focus on equipping, arming and supporting established rebels groups already fighting against the Islamic State group inside Syria,... More>>

Tunisian democracy group wins Nobel Peace Prize Video included


A coalition of Tunisian workers, business owners, rights activists and lawyers won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for intervening at a crucial time to push the North African country that sparked the Arab Spring... More>>

Malcolm-Jamal Warner opens up about Cosby allegations


"The Cosby Show" alum Malcolm-Jamal Warner says the series' legacy is "tarnished" by the sexual assault allegations made against Bill Cosby. More>>

Northern Arizona IDs victims in campus shooting; 1 dead Video included


A suspect is in custody Friday after a shooting at the Flagstaff, AZ, campus of Northern Arizona University left one person dead and three wounded. More>>

Whole Foods recalls cheese because of listeria risk

Whole Foods is recalling some of its cheese because of possible listeria contamination. More>>

Royals feeling hopeful about game 2 chances


The Royals will take on the Houston Astros at Kauffman Stadium once more Friday afternoon. More>>

Servers vs. floppy disks: Government grapples with technology


Every public and private organization plays the balancing act between acquiring what IT fits their needs and doing something just to say they are keeping up. More>>

Huge whole left in apparent smash and grab


A business in the southern metro has been left with a hole in the wall. More>>

VW executive apologizes but says scandal not his fault


Volkswagen's top U.S. executive offered deep apologies yet sought to distance himself Thursday from the emissions scandal enveloping the world's largest automaker, asserting top corporate officials had no knowledge... More>>

Netflix raises prices


The streaming TV service said it is raising the cost of its standard plan from $8.99 a month to $9.99. More>>

Merkel, Zerai, Pope Francis all in Nobel Peace Prize buzz

Europe's record-breaking refugee crisis was a hot topic ahead of the Nobel Peace Prize announcement on Friday, but a Saudi blogger, a pope who reveres the Earth and its poorest people and the key players in the Iranian... More>>

Clashes intensify in Syria from Russian-backed offensive


Clashes intensified Thursday between Syrian troops and insurgents in central and northwestern Syria, part of what a top general called a "wide-ranging" offensive aided by Russian airstrikes and apparently aimed at clearing... More>>

600-pound stuffed moose a fan favorite at Royals games


A 600-pound Royals fan favorite made an appearance Thursday in the parking lot for the first ALDS playoff game. More>>

France train hero stabbed in CA Video included


Stone, an Air Force Airman 1st Class, was one of three men who stopped a gunman from opening fire on a train in France in August. More>>


Home invasion suspect says he's innocent, has alibi


A man accused in a break-in involving a police impersonator says he’s innocent and he can prove it. More>>

McHugh pitches Astros to 5-2 win over Royals to open ALDS


Collin McHugh and the Houston Astros beat the Kansas City Royals at their own game Thursday night, relying on sharp pitching and stingy defense for a 5-2 victory in the opener of their AL Division Series. More>>

Royals' Jeremy Guthrie surprises student with ALDS tickets


It’s not every day a fan get a ticket personally delivered from one of the Kansas City Royals. More>>

RAW VIDEO: Royals ground crew member gets run over by tarp

When the Royals vs. Astros game went into a rain delay, the tarp had to come out and one crew member almost became an unwitting victim. More>>

Friends, family help owner of dog shot in face offer up $10,000 reward


The owners of a dog found shot in the face in their ransacked home are offering up a $10,000 reward to track down his shooter. More>>

Daily fantasy football draws attention, ire of NCAA

By DAVID BRANDT AP Sports Writer Watch any of the weekend's college football games and it's hard to go even 30 minutes without seeing a commercial for upstart sites DraftKings and FanDuel. More>>


Man faces charges for 2 sexual assaults


A 20-year-old Johnson County, KS, man faces multiple felony charges in connection with two recent sexual assaults of women in Kansas City. More>>

EPA investigating VW emissions controls in 2016 diesels

Volkswagen plans to withdraw applications seeking U.S. emissions certifications for its 2016 model Jettas, Golfs, Passats and Beetles with diesel engines, raising the possibility that an emissions-rigging device similar to... More>>


Woman, child killed in single-vehicle wreck near Edgerton


Two people were killed in a single-vehicle wreck Wednesday night. More>>


Entire division series start times announced


Major League Baseball has announced the entire start times for division series games. More>>

Fans prepare to pack P&L, Kauffman Stadium for Game 1


Royals fans say if you can't be at Kauffman Stadium, the Power and Light District is a close second. More>>


Teen facing charges after girl says she was raped by classmate in school


A teenage girl says she was raped by a classmate in school and now a 15-year-old boy is facing charges. More>>

Man charged after jumping off Broadway Bridge in an attempt to flee police


A man being pursued by police jumped from the Broadway Bridge into the Missouri River but was later captured. More>>

Dozens tested after nurse reuses flu syringe Video included


As many as 67 people are being tested for hepatitis and HIV after a nurse reused a syringe when giving flu vaccines.  More>>

Gameday construction could snarl traffic for Royals fans


A huge crowd will converge on Kauffman Stadium for Game 1 of the ALDS Thursday night, but getting to the park may mean a few extra obstacles. More>>

Man accuses Kansas City officer of battery over stun gun use

A lawsuit filed by a corner store worker claims a Kansas City police officer violated department policy when he used a stun gun on him during a confrontation over a parking violation. More>>

NFL of the Week: That's no QB, that's grandpa


The Bengals fly high, the Colts roll around in the mud and other confusing animal references in this week's NFL of the Week More>>

The Republicans' Mr. Congeniality drops out of speaker race


Mainstream lawmakers saw Kevin McCarthy as an honest broker in ragged times. Those farther on the right worried that, as House speaker, he might obstruct their obstructionism. More>>

Obama apologizes to aid group for US attack on Afghan clinic


President Barack Obama apologized to Doctors Without Borders on Wednesday for the American air attack that killed at least 22 people at its hospital in Afghanistan, and said the U.S. would examine military procedures to... More>>

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