Royals beat the Cardinals 3-2 in rain-shortened game

After a 70-minute rain delay, Saturday night’s game between the Royals and the St. Louis Cardinals was called after 5 1/2 innings with Kansas City leading 3-2. Starter Edinson Volquez worked out of fifth-inning jam, and the Royals benefited from a two-run homer by Alex Gordon in the second and a critical single from Salvador Perez in the fourth.


Police kill double homicide suspect James Horn; relatives of victims express relief

A manhunt for James Barton Horn Jr. ended Saturday with police killing him at a wildlife refuge near the boundary between Johnson and Pettis counties. Horn was being sought in the shooting deaths of Sandra Sutton, 42, and her 17-year-old son, Zachary Wade Sutton, who were found dead Thursday morning at a house in Clinton, Mo.

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Robert Trussell writes: A theater critic can root for a show based on the subject matter and the artists involved but walk away disappointed. Or On the other hand, sometimes a show you know little about about which you know little takes you by surprise, especially if you’ve conscientiously avoided reading the reams of hype generated by the commercial theater media. A recent quick theater tour of Tony Award-nominated shows offered versions of both experiences.

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