Live updates, stats from today’s Royals-White Sox game

Follow along on your desktop or mobile device during Saturday’s Royals-White Sox game for live stats and updates from The Star’s sportswriters, editors and photographers. Yordano Ventura takes the mound for Kansas City; Carlos Rodon gets the start for Chicago. First pitch is set for 1:15 p.m. Fox Sports Kansas City will telecast the game.

Children fight to live after lightning hits 11 in Paris park

Eight children and three adults were struck by lightning Saturday in a Paris park after a sudden spring storm sent a bolt crashing down upon a children's birthday party, a spokesman for Paris' fire service said. He credited an off-duty firefighter with playing a critical role in getting medical help to the victims but some were still fighting for their lives.

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Streetcar hit by car

On-board streetcar video of the accident at Truman Road 01:12

On-board streetcar video of the accident at Truman Road

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Artist creates Royals Mural featuring Alex Gordon

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Tornado damage north of Abilene

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Dashcam video shows Riverside police stopping man from taking deadly leap off bridge

Dickinson County tornado destroyed eight homes 01:14

Dickinson County tornado destroyed eight homes

Fire forces cancellation of last day of school at Prairie Creek Elementary 00:29

Fire forces cancellation of last day of school at Prairie Creek Elementary

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Onboard cameras capture car crashing into KC streetcar

Onboard surveillance cameras captured video of a car smashing into the side of the KC Streetcar on its route as it crossed Truman Road Thursday, May 26, 2016. No one was injured in the collision. It was the first major collision involving the streetcar and the third incident within a week that caused at least one of the cars to be shut down.
Chris Ochsner cochsner@kcstar.com
Onboard cameras capture car crashing into KC streetcar 00:22

Onboard cameras capture car crashing into KC streetcar

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Patriot Features provides mini-documentaries to military veterans

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Unsung heroes hear their own song in Fort Scott, Kan.

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Yael T. Abouhalkah: How to keep the Kansas schools open