Royals rally for wild victory over Indians

Regular Kansas City catcher Salvador Perez entered as a pinch-hitter in the eighth inning and delivered a bases-loaded double, sending the Royals to a 10-7 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Thursday.

In urban revival, beer helps create small business hubs

Trendy small businesses like breweries and younger residents have been returning to downtown neighborhoods in many cities across the U.S.

Terrorists dupe Kansas City al-Qaida supporter, 2 others

Hosmer's home run sends Royals to victory over Indians

Kansas City waited out a lengthy rain delay, and then another delay when the stadium lights went out in a 6-5 victory earned with Eric Hosmer's home run in the seventh inning.

Top of lineup pushes Cardinals past Angels

Jon Jay had three RBIs, including a two-run home run during St. Louis' seven-run second inning, and the Cardinals ended Los Angeles' seven-game winning streak with a 12-2 rout on Wednesday night.

Royals' Gordon feeling better after head injury

Kansas City's Alex Gordon was tracking a fly ball in the sixth inning when he got turned around near the fencing of the Royals' bullpen. He banged into the fence and then landed hard on the warning track dirt.

Homeless woman's plight generates scorn, sympathy

With her bleached blonde hair and pink bikini top, "South County Cindy" has become a common sight in south St. Louis County and by extension, Facebook and Twitter.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Snowden matter shows that NSA contracts need a tougher review

Oversight of top-secret work is inherently difficult because only a limited number of people have clearance to scrutinize it.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: It's time to end term limits in the Missouri legislature

House Speaker Tim Jones and other legislators have pointed to problems with the shorter terms. Legislators are just learning how to be effective when their time is up.

What you need to know about tonight's fireworks show downtown

Some streets will be closed beginning at 3 p.m.. Parking is free but some lots are restricted. Entertainment starts at 6:30 p.m. with fireworks at 9:15 p.m.