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Chiefs, Royals’ futures in Kansas City thrown for loop after voters reject stadium tax

The futures of the Chiefs and Royals in Kansas City, Missouri, were thrown off on Tuesday after voters rejected a sales tax measure that would have backed major renovations to Arrowhead Stadium and helped fund a new ballpark for the MLB team. More than 58% of voters in Jackson County rejected the plan, which would have replaced an existing three-eighths of a cent sales tax…

AMERICAN VALUES: How law enforcement in this small town grapples with anti-police reforms: ‘Hands are tied’

A small town police force said it is still grappling against the ongoing push from anti-police activists, federal and state lawmakers to reform law enforcement practices.  “The people and the organizations that want these policies – I understand that there’s a lot that can be fixed, and I think there’s a lot of things that can be changed,” Noel Marshal Randy Wilson told Fox News. “But here’s the…

Ex-college football player shot, killed his mother at their Missouri home thinking she was an intruder

A former college football player mistakenly shot and killed his mother at the home they shared in Missouri because he suspected she was an intruder when she tried to enter through the back door, according to his attorney. Jaylen Johnson, 25, was charged with voluntary manslaughter and armed criminal action in connection with the death of his mother, 56-year-old Monica Johnson-McNichols, Olivette police said in…

Missouri girl in critical condition after teen brutally assaulted her near high school

A Missouri girl is in critical condition and the teen accused of sending her to the hospital after slamming her head into the pavement near their high school has been arrested.  Officers with the St. Louis County Police Department responded to a fight in progress at an intersection near Hazelwood East High School on Friday.  Responding officers found a juvenile female suffering a “severe head…

Taylor Swift donates $100K to family of Kansas City shooting victim

Taylor Swift donated a large sum of money to the family of the woman killed in the Kansas City mass shooting this week. The Elizabeth Lopez-Galvan Memorial fundraising page received two donations of $50,000 each Friday morning from the pop singer, a GoFundMe spokesperson confirmed to Fox News Digital “Sending my deepest sympathies and condolences in the wake of your devastating loss. With love, Taylor…

No one charged yet in Kansas City Chiefs parade shooting

No charges have yet been filed regarding the mass shooting in Kansas City, Missouri on Wednesday — though police have detained multiple suspects. “We have not charged them yet. This is still under investigation. We do have 24 hours until we we have to either file charges or release them,” said Kansas City Police Chief Stacey Graves at a press conference on Thursday. She continued,…

Biden, Harris call for gun control in separate comments after deadly shooting at Kansas City Chiefs’ parade

President Biden and Vice President Harris called on Congress to pass stronger gun control measures in separate comments Wednesday night hours after a deadly shooting at a Super Bowl victory parade in Kansas City, Missouri. Biden issued a statement specifically recommending that lawmakers ban assault weapons among other gun control laws, and asked that Americans across the country join him in his stance. “It is…

Kansas City shooting at Chiefs Super Bowl parade leaves at least 1 dead, 22 wounded

Kansas City Police said one person is dead, and 22 others were injured by gunfire after a shooting near the Chiefs’ Super Bowl victory rally at Union Station on Wednesday. Nine children are among the 22 injured by gunfire. In total, 11 children were injured, and they range in age from 6 to 15, according to Children’s Mercy Hospital. None of the children are in…

Kansas City Chiefs fans deaths: Drugs in men’s systems show ‘there’s more to the story,’ family says

Reports of THC, cocaine and lethal levels of fentanyl in the systems of three Kansas City Chiefs fans found frozen and dead in their friend’s backyard have not brought closure to their families, who are still pushing for a thorough investigation into their deaths.  The preliminary findings in the post-mortem examinations of Ricky Johnson, 38, Clayton McGeeney, 36 and David Harrington, 37 – all found…