Man set on fire, suffers serious burns

By ROB CURRY (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — A 29-year-old man suffered third- and fourth-degree burns to over 50 percent of his body after someone set him on fire Monday night. The victim was doused with gasoline and set on fire during a confrontation with Jason Eckes, 41, according…

Nixon to announce new effort in Ferguson

(FERGUSON, Mo., AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon will be in Ferguson Tuesday to announce an effort that seeks to address issues raised in the wake of the death of Michael Brown. The Democratic governor and local elected officials, police, civil rights leaders and others will reveal the…

Finnegan learns fast: From school to World Series

By RONALD BLUM (KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — Betty Finnegan made the 5 1/2-hour drive from Fort Worth, Texas, with a friend Aug. 31 to watch the last two games of the season for the Northwest Arkansas Naturals. Her 21-year-old son was finishing his first summer as a…

US expands reporting rule on campus sexual assault

(WASHINGTON, AP) — The government is trying to make people more aware of the extent of sexual assault…

KMOS, WFD honor national PBS Kids contest winner

KMOS, WFD honor national PBS Kids contest winner

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – The Warrensburg Fire Department and KMOS-TV public broadcast station honored Karsten Eckhoff, as a national…

Royals hold off Orioles 2-1, finish ALCS sweep

By DAVE SKRETTA (KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — Crown these Royals the American League champions. After nearly three…

Royals edge Orioles 2-1 to take 3-0 lead in ALCS

By DAVE SKRETTA (KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — Mike Moustakas had his eye on the ball from the…

Hits and errors: A daily look at MLB postseason

The Associated Press After all these years, one more win. That’s how close the Kansas City Royals are…

Hundreds march to St. Louis University

(ST. LOUIS AP) — A march that drew hundreds of people protesting fatal police shootings to St. Louis…

Royals play pat hand; Orioles add Matusz for ALCS

(BALTIMORE, AP) — The Kansas City Royals will enter the AL Championship Series with the same 25-man roster…

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