Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez celebrates after a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Saturday, July 9, 2016. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Late runs power Royals win over Mariners

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Perez picked a perfect time for his first pickoff of the season. The star catcher homered, then helped prot…

Allie Saum (Photo provided by and used by permission of Saum family, via KSN)

Saline County judge sentences man to hard 50 in teen’s death


A central Kansas man will have to serve at least 50 years in prison after being convicted in the death of a 17-year-old girl.

Demonstrators gather outside the governor's residence Friday, July 8, 2016, in St. Paul, Minn., where protests continue over the shooting death by police of Philando Castile after a traffic stop Wednesday, July 6, in Falcon Heights.  (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Protest over Minnesota police shooting calm but constant

Minnesota’s capital kept its cool entering a third straight day of protests over the killing of a black man at the hands of police.