Kansas City Royals' Mike Moustakas (8) is welcomed back to the dugout by Salvador Perez (13) and Eric Hosmer (35) after hitting a solo homer against the Houston Astros in the 11th inning of a baseball game Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

Moustakas lifts Royals with extra-inning HR

Mike Moustakas came off the bench in the late innings and his home run in the 11th gave the Royals a come-from-behind victory to beat the Houston Astros on Wednesday night.…
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Expert: Kansas church protesters unlikely to show

An expert on hate groups said it was unlikely protesters from a nationally known Kansas church will show up in Alaska to picket two institutions, despite their announcements to do so.…
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KC police investigate possible highway shooting

Kansas City police are investigating another possible highway shooting after an incident in which a minivan's rear window was broken out on a highway where several other shootings have been reported.…
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City clerk gets probation for stealing from town

The former city clerk of a tiny southeast Kansas community was spared prison Wednesday but ordered to repay the almost $60,000 she embezzled from her town and church.…
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School confirms 6th-grader’s death from meningitis

A Kansas sixth-grader has died from complications of bacterial meningitis, but his school district and state health officials insist the disease is not contagious and does not pose a public health risk.…