Mike Moustakas left the yard twice and knocked in four runs to lift the Royals past the Twins, 7-2, in the opener of a three-game set at Target Field. Joe Mauer and Ryan Doumit each had an RBI for Minnesota. Mike Pelfrey fell to 4-and-9, giving up four runs and eight hits in four innings. The Twins have lost four-of-six.
Jury selection begins in the trial of a woman accused of killing her husband of eight days.
Bitter cold and ice are being blamed for thousands of canceled flights and the death of a 5-year-old.
A look at the news making headlines today, Monday Dec. 9.