Lake Drowning

Lake Drowning

Missouri to pay millions for student’s drowning in handcuffs

The settlement, reached earlier this week and announced Thursday morning, ends a civil lawsuit Brandon Ellingson’s family filed in federal court nearly two years ago. The family alleged that Trooper Anthony Piercy — as well as the state and Missouri Highway Patrol — were liable for the young man’s death in the Lake of the Ozarks.

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Jake Junis on start against Blue Jays: 'I felt good'

Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Jake Junis allowed two runs and six hits in 6 1/3 innings Friday against the Blue Jays.
Maria Torres The Kansas City Star
Jake Junis on start against Blue Jays: 'I felt good' 1:52

Jake Junis on start against Blue Jays: 'I felt good'

Whit Merrifield on walkoff hit: 'I try to soak in those moments as long as I can' 2:20

Whit Merrifield on walkoff hit: 'I try to soak in those moments as long as I can'

Ned Yost on the Royals' 5-4 comeback win over the Blue Jays 0:48

Ned Yost on the Royals' 5-4 comeback win over the Blue Jays

Royals GM Dayton Moore on trade rumors: 'We've never considered moving any of our players' 0:38

Royals GM Dayton Moore on trade rumors: 'We've never considered moving any of our players'