The Kansas City Royals returned to the postseason Tuesday night in the American League Wild Card game against the Oakland A's and won 9-8 in 12 innings. Seven stolen bases by the Royals helped them overcome a 7-3 deficit in the 8th and 9th innings, and an 8-7 deficit in the 12th inning.
Greene County investigators say two fatal shootings on Monday night were by a husband who killed his estranged wife and then shot himself after fleeing into Dade County. The victims were Sandra Pendergrass, 48, and Todd Pendergrass, 48.
The Kansas City Royals posted the 4th best record in the American League in 2014, and earned the top Wild Card spot in the playoffs. Hundreds of fans turned out at Kauffman Stadium on Monday to celebrate with the team as the players took batting practice. The Wild Card game with the Oakland Athletics is Tuesday night in Kansas City. (photos by Hugh Keeton)
KY3 collected four regional Emmys in Kansas City Saturday night. KY3 News swept the newscasts categories, also winning in the Specialty Assignment and Arts and Entertainment categories. KY3's Ned Reynolds also earned the Silver Circle Award for Lifetime Achievement.
After a successful first year, the city of Nixa brought back their lip-smacking BBQ contest, filling the air with the aroma of smoked pork, beef, and chicken. This year saw the number of contestants double from the previous year.
Employees of the Department of Environmental Services-Division of Water Quality are taking samples of the milky-colored water from Fulbright's Spring, near Fort Avenue at College Street in central Springfield. Fulbright Spring feeds into nearby Jordan Creek. The crews efforts are clearing the water.