Local

Perez, Royals Pound Twins

Perez, Royals Pound Twins

Salvador Perez had four hits and two home runs, Danny Duffy pitched 6 2-3 shutout innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 8-1 Wednesday night.

Perez hit two-run homers in the fourth and eighth innings to power the Royals to their fourth straight win.

Duffy was called up from Triple-A before the game and replaced the struggling Wade Davis in the rotation. He allowed five hits and struck out seven in his third start for Kansas City since having elbow surgery last June.

The Twins struck out 10 times and set the club record for strikeouts in a season with 31 games to go. Minnesota batters have fanned 1,127 times, breaking the previous mark of 1,121 set in 1997.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Iowa Lawmakers Work Ahead of Holiday

Fresh
Iowa state capital 2

Iowa lawmakers got an extra early start to this Memorial Day weekend.

in Local

Nebraska Lawmakers Vote to Allow Illegal Children to Have Licences

Fresh
nebraska-state-capital

State lawmakers have moved to end Nebraska's status as the only state left that denies driver's licenses to the children of illegal immigrants.

in Local

Nebraska Governor Please with Spending Plan

Fresh
money one hundred dollar bill

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts is pleased with the $8.6 billion spending plan for the next two years.

in National

Making headlines this week

Fresh
AP95041159581_28

A look at some of the big stories that made headlines this week and the headlines you may have missed.

in National

WATCH: The history of Memorial Day

Fresh
23-overlay3

This All-American holiday took a long and winding road to become an annual tradition.