Follow along as The Star's sportswriters and editors provide updates as the Royals play the Mariners in game three of a three-game series in Seattle. Ian Kennedy takes the mound for Kansas City; Taijuan Walker gets the start for Seattle. Fox Sports Kansas City will telecast the game. First pitch is at 3:10 p.m. Central.
In the vast majority of cases, the children accidentally shoot themselves. That's happened 18 times this year, and in nine of those cases the children died of their wounds. Toddlers have shot other people five times this year. Two of those cases were fatal: this week's incident in Milwaukee, and that of a 3-year-old Alabama boy who fatally shot his 9-year-old brother in February.
More drivers adhered to the rules in states with anti-texting laws than in states without them. That’s bad news for motorists in Missouri, because it’s one of four states – along with Arizona, Montana and Texas – without comprehensive bans on texting.
Thirty teams competed Saturday at Kansas City International Airport to see which one could pull a FedEx Boeing 757 jet 12 feet the quickest. The Pull a Plane competition is an annual fundraiser for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City. The teams raised more than $80,000.