Your Morning Brief

Before you head out the door this morning, here is your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

Here are the top headlines in Kansas City for Wednesday, May 15, 2019:

Five Things You Need to Know

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- A man was found dead in a vehicle engulfed in flames Wednesday morning. (more)

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (KCTV/AP) -- Missouri's Republican-led Senate is set to take up a bill to ban abortions after eight weeks, a move that comes as GOP legislatures across the U.S. are emboldened by the possibility that a more conservative Supreme Court could overturn its landmark ruling legalizing the procedure. (more)

KANSAS CITY, MO (AP) — Nicky Lopez rewarded the few thousand Kansas City Royals fans that stuck around through a game that stretched well past 3 hours with his first career hit, an RBI single late in their 11-5 rout of the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night. (more)

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- The American Cancer Society estimates more than 7,200 Americans will die from melanoma skin cancer this year. (more)

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes tried out the kind of protection that not even his offensive line can provide, Kansas City police. (more)

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FAIRWAY, KS (KCTV) -- A new survey finds most people say they use swimming pools as communal bathtubs. (more)

Sports

MLB:

Texas Rangers (17-22, fourth in the AL West) vs. Kansas City Royals (15-27, fifth in the AL Central)

Kansas City, MO; 7:15 p.m.

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