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Super Bowl ads go for the safety

Talking animals, celebrity cameos and crowd-pleasing rock songs: This year’s Super Bowl advertisers are sticking to the classics in their efforts to win over Big Game viewers on Sunday.

Kansas City applies for federal transportation grant

Kansas City has applied for a federal grant to help mid-sized cities test transportation innovations.

11 defendants indicted in $1.2 million oxycodone conspiracy

Federal prosecutors in Kansas City say 11 defendants have been indicted by a federal grand jury in a $1.2 million conspiracy to distribute Oxycodone.

Apple now accepting your banged-up iPhone

Apple for the first time is accepting banged up iPhones as a trade-in from those wanting to upgrade.

Manziel's father worried QB is self-destructing

With Johnny Manziel’s professional career in doubt and his personal life crumbling, his father fears for the troubled quarterback’s safety.

School officials ban Louisville from postseason for one year

The president of the University of Louisville announced a one-year postseason ban Friday for the Cardinals men’s basketball team amid ongoing investigations into a sex scandal, a decision that stunned coach Rick Pitino.

Big comeback propels Calvary past M.M.A.

The Calvary Lutheran Lions trailed by as much as 15 in the second half Friday against Missouri Military Academy, but a stiff defense and free throws down the stretch led to a 57-51 win.

Ex-Broncos RB Ball arrested in domestic case

Former Wisconsin and Denver Broncos running back Montee Ball was jailed early Friday on a felony battery charge after an apparent dispute with his girlfriend.

DNA links Missouri inmate to Kansas City woman's 1986 rape

A Missouri man serving time for rape, kidnapping and other violent crimes has been charged in connection with the July 1986 rape of a Kansas City woman.

About 50 Rams employees left behind in move to Los Angeles

As the St. Louis Rams organization packs up its headquarters in preparation for moving the National Football League team to Los Angeles, about 50 employees are preparing to be left behind.

Audrain County man sentenced to 30 years for wife's shooting death

A mid-Missouri man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for the shooting death of his wife.

Friday's NHL Capsules

Games played on Feb. 5, 2016

NHL ROUNDUP: Ondrej Palat and Anton Stralman both scored twice, Tyler Johnson had a goal and two assists and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 6-3 on Friday night for their eighth consecutive home win.

Friday's Top 25 College Women's Basketball Capsules

Games played on Feb. 5, 2016

COLLEGE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Shatori Walker-Kimbrough scored 30 points, Brionna Jones had 17 points and 17 rebounds, and No. 5 Maryland defeated No. 17 Michigan State 85-76 Friday night for its ninth straight victory.

Woman stabbed to death at St. Louis-area home

Police in the St. Louis suburb of Moline Acres are investigating the stabbing death of a woman.

Man with St. Louis homes searched for explosives sentenced

A man who once had his St. Louis homes searched by federal agents for hidden explosive devices has been sentenced to 366 days in prison on a single federal gun charge.

New England sees first serious snowfall of the season

A winter storm packing heavy, wet snow gave New England its first real taste of winter Friday, toppling trees and knocking out power to more than 180,000 customers and threatening to cover some spots a foot deep.

5 victims found in Chicago home stabbed, 1 was shot

Five of the people whose bodies were found in a house on Chicago’s South Side this week were stabbed to death and a sixth victim died of multiple gunshot wounds, authorities said Friday, and none of the victims killed themselves.

Friday's NBA Capsules

Games played on Feb. 5, 2016

NBA ROUNDUP: Avery Bradley made a corner jumper at the horn to give the Boston Celtics a stunning 104-103 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night.

Hopeful sign for US economy: Job hunting ticks up

For most of an agonizingly slow recovery from the Great Recession, millions of out-of-work Americans huddled on the sidelines of the job market.

Police officials quarrel over effort to raise bar on force

A police group’s proposal that law enforcement officers be required to do more than what’s minimally required by law in violent encounters has spurred anger and pushback from leading national groups representing chiefs and rank-and-file sworn officers.


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