The Missouri Mavericks were eliminated from Central Hockey League playoffs in a 4-3 loss to the Arizona Sundogs. Arizonas Kevin Baker scored the game-winner with 51.3 seconds remaining in the second overtime period, putting the Sundogs into the league semifinals.
Yordano Ventura picked up his first big-league victory as the Royals beat the Astros 4-2 on Tuesday night in Houston. Ventura limited Houston to a pair of runs in seven innings. He struck out seven. He threw 101 pitches. It was the fifth start of his career, and yet another example of the dynamic potential that so tantalizes this organization.
Raj Sadasivan did some of his most lucrative work altering medical records with a paper cutter and scissors, some of his former employees contend. Those records at the Hope Cancer Institute in Kansas City, Kan., became the key to an alleged attempt to bilk Medicare and other government programs out of millions of dollars — the largest federal health fraud case in the Kansas City area in recent years. Government claims against Sadasivan and the clinic amounted to $31.7 million.
In 1987, he reached a plea bargain with federal prosecutors on weapons charges, agreeing to testify against associates in paramilitary and white supremacist movements. The 1987 sentencing memorandum recommended witness protection for Miller, according to Chris Shields, a domestic terrorism researcher.
Meteorologist Lisa Teachman has a new TV gig just down the dial from her old one. KCTV-5 announced Tuesday that Teachman, who left KMBC, Channel 9, at the end of January, will join its morning show starting Thursday. She will do weather as well as traffic.
A trade group for wireless providers said Tuesday that that nation's biggest mobile device manufacturers and carriers will soon put anti-theft tools on the gadgets to try to deter rampant smartphone theft.
Paul Temme chased the gunman while on the phone with police, then locked eyes with the man. The shooter raised a handgun and fired at least once. What upsets Temme more than getting shot at, he said, is the bigotry and the hatred behind the shootings. Its horrifying to see, the actual remnants of that bigotry, he said.
Dozens of boats, helicopters and divers scrambled Wednesday to rescue more than 470 people, including 325 high school students on a school trip, after a ferry sank off South Korea's southern coast, killing at least two and injuring 14, officials said.
The Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday it approved a new injectable drug from GlaxoSmithKline plc for adults with Type 2 diabetes.
This is the meeting weve all been waiting for, isnt it? George Brett will finally get to meet Lorde in Las Vegas tonight, according to TMZ. A vintage photo of Brett inspired the title of the singers monster hit, Royals.
As their big-league bullpen flounders in the early weeks of the season, the Royals are keeping their eyes peeled for external upgrades. The team will send a representative to two-time All-Star closer Joel Hanrahans showcase for teams on Thursday, according to people with knowledge of the situation.
Miley Cyrus, who was scheduled to perform at the Sprint Center Tuesday night, canceled her concert and is in the hospital after a severe allergic reaction to antibiotics. Despite lightning communication through social media, some fans showed up hoping to see a show.
The NCAA's Legislative Council approved a proposal Tuesday to expand the meal allowance for all athletes.
The Daily Meal, a website covering food and drink topics, has listed Americas 50 Best Coffee Shops. Topekas PTs was No. 9 on the list. PTs recently took over the Crossroads Coffeehouse at 310 Southwest Blvd. in Kansas City's Crossroads Arts District.
Lawyers for supporters and opponents of Kansas City’s streetcars sparred at a hearing to determine the legality of a new taxing district that could help fund extensions to the downtown starter route.
The Justice Department says Attorney General Eric Holder will travel to Overland Park, Kan., on Thursday to pay tribute to the victims of the shootings at two Jewish community sites.
Latinos and immigration activists are warning of political peril for President Barack Obama and Democrats in the fall election unless the president acts boldly and soon to curb deportations and allow more immigrants to remain legally in the U.S.
Two days before Javonte Slayden was lured out of a relative’s house and fatally shot in Kansas City, he gave a photo of his alleged killer to a friend. If anything happened to him, Slayden told his friend on April 4, look for the people in the photograph to be responsible, according to court records. One of the men in the photo, Deandre Whitley, 22, of Kansas City, is charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action.
The report provided additional details about the incident at 1:35 p.m. Monday on northbound Interstate 49 north of Red Bridge Road. Police aren’t sure if it is connected to a recent string of shootings on highways and roadways. Most of the shootings occurred in Kansas City, and most were in or near Three Trails Crossing.
SweetFrog plans a spring opening in the Legends Outlets Kansas City. Customers will get to make their own soft-serve creation, choosing from 21 different flavors each day - from a total of 50 different flavors - and more than 60 toppings. It also will offer nonfat, low-fat, sugar free and sorbet options.
The new 60,000-square-foot operation will serve LightEdge, a cloud computing, co-location and managed services company based in Des Moines. The 21-employee operation is the anchor tenant for what’s being called the Subtropolis Technology Center.
An anonymous email sent to an Australian radio station Monday claimed rock group AC/DC is planning to call it quits due to one member's illness. Rumors continued to spread after entertainment commentator Peter Ford of Australian radio station 3AW tweeted that he was working on an 'exclusive story' that would rock the music scene.
WGN America is developing Kansas City comic book author James Aarons Scalped for TV. The 2007 DC/Vertigo comic, illustrated by R.M. Guera, ran as a monthly for 60 issues until 2012.
Suspected Muslim extremists kidnapped about 100 girls Tuesday from a school in northeastern Nigeria, less than a day after militants bombed a bus station and killed 75 people in the capital — a surge of violence that raised new doubts about the military's ability to contain an Islamic uprising.