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  • Body of Chiefs LB Belcher exhumed for brain exam

    Former Kansas City Chiefs' linebacker Jovan Belcher's body has been exhumed more than a year after he killed his girlfriend and himself so that his brain can be examined for signs of a degenerative condition linked to repeated concussions.


  • Judge gives cousin custody of Belcher's daughter

    A Texas woman was awarded custody Thursday of her 9-month-old orphaned cousin whose mother was killed by former Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher late last year before he turned the gun on himself.


  • Expert: Belcher child better off with 1 caregiver

    The 9-month-old daughter of a Kansas City Chiefs player who fatally shot the baby's mother and then himself should have just one primary caregiver, a child psychology expert testified Tuesday during a hearing to determine the girl's custody.


  • Relatives seek custody of Chiefs player's baby

    The mother of a Kansas City Chiefs player who killed his girlfriend and himself late last year, leaving his baby daughter an orphan, said in court Tuesday that relatives from both sides of the family should be involved in the girl's life.


  • **FILE** Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher walks off the field Dec. 19, 2010, during the third quarter of an NFL football game against the St. Louis Rams in St. Louis. Police say Belcher fatally shot his girlfriend early Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, in Kansas City, Mo., then drove to Arrowhead Stadium and committed suicide in front of his coach and general manager. (Associated Press)

    Autopsy: Jovan Belcher was drunk when he shot girlfriend nine times

    The autopsy report released Monday says Kasandra Perkins was shot in the neck, chest, abdomen, hip, back, leg and hand. Belcher's blood-alcohol level was 0.17, and was likely higher at the time of the shooting.


  • Autopsy: Chiefs LB drunk at time of murder-suicide

    Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher had a blood-alcohol level more than twice the legal limit when he shot his girlfriend nine times and then killed himself in front of his coach and general manager, an autopsy released Monday showed.


  • Mo. court to appoint lawyer for Belcher baby

    A Missouri court will appoint a lawyer to protect the interests of the 4-month-old daughter of the late Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher as her grandparents argue over custody.


  • **FILE** Kansas City Chiefs coach Romeo Crennel looks at the clock during the first half of the Chiefs' 17-9 loss to the Denver Broncos at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., on Nov. 25, 2012. (Associated Press)

    Chiefs fire Romeo Crennel, restructure organization

    The Kansas City Chiefs are doing more than looking for a new coach after firing Romeo Crennel on Monday. They're changing the entire structure of the organization.


  • Chiefs fire Crennel, restructure organization

    The Kansas City Chiefs are doing more than looking for a new coach after firing Romeo Crennel on Monday. They're changing the entire structure of the organization.


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