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7 players from Royals, White Sox punished by MLB for brawl KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Seven members of the Kansas City Royals and Chicago White Sox have been fined and six have been suspended by Major League Baseball for their roles in a brawl this week. Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura was suspended seven games, fellow starter Edinson Volquez suspended five games, and outfielder Lorenzo Cain and reliever Kelvin Herrera suspended two games apiece for taking part ...

8 Kansas City-area high school boys suspended for nude photos on cellphones LIBERTY, Mo. (AP) — Eight suburban Kansas City boys have been suspended from school because of nude pictures of female schoolmates found on their cellphones. WDAF-TV (http://bit.ly/1FmAXwQ) reports the Liberty High School boys who received the pictures got suspensions ranging from two to 10 days, while the girls who sent them were verbally reprimanded but not suspended. A district spokesman says the photos were passed around in ...

Springfield's Convoy of Hope responds to earthquake-ravaged Nepal International humanitarian relief organization, Convoy of Hope, has a team en route to Nepal after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake killed more than 1,400 people and caused widespread devastation. To follow the response, please visit convoyofhope.org/nepal. “Nepal is one of the poorest countries in the world and is not well equipped to respond to a disaster of this magnitude,” says Hal Donaldson, president and co-founder of Convoy of Hope. ...

PICTURES: 2015 Springfield Color Run SPRINGFIELD, MO - The Happiest 5K on the Planet is back! With buckets of colorful powdery paint and something new for 2015, this international event will leave its mark on your heart (and your clothes). (All photos by Thomas Leonard/KY3 News) ...

Trails rehabilitated at Hathaway Horse Camp in Lower Buffalo River Wilderness Early April brought a renewal for parts of the Buffalo National River. Members of the National Park Service and the Buffalo River Back Country Horsemen united to collaborate on rehabilitating trails at Hathaway Horse Camp.  The primitive Hathaway Horse Camp, within the Lower Buffalo River Wilderness, became a rugged place to ride due to washed-out areas of trail on one of the two camp exits.  The extreme conditions ...

Shred unwanted documents for free on Saturday Identity theft is the fastest growing crime in America. There's a way to keep your personal info out of the wrong hands. Gather your unwanted, personal documents and electronics. You can get rid of them safely and for free on Saturday. Contact KY3 is teaming up with the Better Business Bureau, The Computer Recycling Center and other local organizations for Secure Your ID Day. Swing by the ...

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Google executive among hundreds dead from Nepal quake
File-This July 31, 2013, file photo shows Sophia Bush, left, and Dan Fredinburg arriving at the Do Something Awards at the Avalon in Los Angeles. Fredinburg, a Google executive who described himself as an adventurer, was among the hundreds who died in a massive earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday, April 25, 2015. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Dan Fredinburg, a Google executive who described himself as an adventurer, was among the hundreds who died in a massive earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday.

Blue Jays have record 3 Canadian position players in lineup
Toronto Blue Jays' Russell Martin reacts after striking out in the eighth inning of interleague baseball action against the Atlanta Braves in Toronto on Sunday, April 19, 2015. (Darren Calabrese/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDITST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays have made major league history by putting three Canadian-born position players in the starting lineup.

Latest on police-custody death: Crowd gathered at stadium
A protestor lays in the middle of a street during a march for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)6:30 p.m.

Rain postpones NASCAR race at Richmond until Sunday
Fans watch as rain falls on Sprint Cup cars waiting for inspection at Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Va., Saturday, April 25, 2015. The Sprint Cup Series auto race is scheduled for Saturday night, but the weather reports are calling for rain all evening. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Weather disrupted NASCAR's top series for a second consecutive week when Saturday night's Sprint Cup Series race was postponed because of persistent rain at Richmond International Raceway.

'To Kill a Mockingbird' play to go on under Harper Lee group
MONROEVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A publishing group says "To Kill a Mockingbird" author Harper Lee has started a nonprofit company that will produce a play about the book beginning next year.