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Mom of man killed by KC police: ‘There are two (conflicting) stories’

Narene Stokes-James said her son, Ryan Stokes, was unarmed when he was shot by a Kansas City police officer in 2013. A commendation for the officer says otherwise. On Wednesday, Stokes-James was joined by a coalition of local clergy and social activists calling for the federal government to investigate whether federal crimes or civil rights violations were committed in Stokes’ death.

California officer guns down refugee in 'shooting stance'

The fatal police shooting of a Ugandan refugee who drew something from his pocket and extended his hands in a "shooting stance" happened about a minute after officers in a San Diego suburb arrived where a distraught man was reportedly walking in traffic, a police spokesman said Wednesday.

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Royals' Billy Burns discusses walk-off sacrifice fly

Royals outfielder Billy Burns recorded a walk-off sac-fly on Tuesday in a 4-3 victory over the Twins. Kansas City improved to 80-77 this season.
Rustin Dodd The Kansas City Star
Royals' Billy Burns discusses walk-off sacrifice fly 1:15

Royals' Billy Burns discusses walk-off sacrifice fly

NASCAR driver Ryan Newman takes Royals batting practice 2:27

NASCAR driver Ryan Newman takes Royals batting practice

Virtual beekeepers help save the honeybees 2:45

Virtual beekeepers help save the honeybees

Royals' Dillon Gee out for season after developing blood clots 0:56

Royals' Dillon Gee out for season after developing blood clots