Cardinals rally over Brewers 8-5

Kolten Wong got his first two major-league hits Monday night, keying a four-run rally with an infield single in an 8-5 win over the Milwaukee Brewers.

Mosquitoes are worse this summer in parts of U.S.

A combination of drought, heavy rain and heat has created conditions allowing mosquitoes to thrive in several regions of the U.S., leading to an abnormally high prevalence of the insect.

A.J. Jenkins dives into life with Chiefs

Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid said new pick A.J Jenkins would bring a "fresh start" to the team.

Missouri Gov. Nixon broadening defense of vetoes

The governor is holding news conferences around the state defending his vetoes before lawmakers return to consider veto overrides Sept. 11.

Authorities: 12-year-old southwest Missouri girl missing

Adrianna Horton of Golden City is described as 4-feet-5-inches tall and weighing 70 pounds.

FBI says suspicious package on Kansas City-area bus a hoax

Investigators were on the scene in Blue Summit for more than 10 hours Friday after a bus driver for First Transit found the package.

Best-selling author Elmore Leonard dies at 87

Every novel Elmore Leonard wrote from the mid-1980s on was a best seller, and every fan of crime stories knew his name.