Volunteers doing clean up Saturday in a wooded area along the Kansas River in Lawrence found a body.
Blue Valley North will reach its chosen destination this season, but getting there wasn’t easy.
Mar 8, 11:32 AM
Director Steven Eubank and a young, vibrant cast serve up a lively production of a vintage rock musical with “Godspell.”
Mar 8, 6:52 PM
Sen. John Lamping’s legislation would create a $400-per-child tax credit for single parents earning up to $46,000 a year and married couples earning $92,000 a year. Only a handful of states have anything similar, Lamping said, and Missouri’s tax credits would be by far the largest.
Mar 8, 7:21 AM
Missouri’s freshman class has had its ups and downs. That’s no surprise, because most freshmen battle inconsistency that first college season. But there is strong evidence that the 2013 freshman crop is the best the Tigers have had in quite a while.
Mar 8, 12:41 PM
The teenage basketball prodigy from Canada had been in West Virginia for just a few months when his host father came home with an idea. Andrew Wiggins was 16, quiet-natured and shy, content to spend his days playing video games on the Thomas familys Xbox. He gorged on microwaved Eggo waffles, and left shoes piled messily in his room. He was always smiling, unfailingly polite, but just didnt say much.
Mar 8, 8:40 PM
Kansas had the rare opportunity to celebrate a win over Baylor earlier this season. On Saturday afternoon, the Bears made sure it did not happen again.
Mar 8, 9:35 PM
Even from more than 700 miles away, the sound of Missouris NCAA Tournament bubble bursting could be heard loud and clear Saturday after a sluggish 72-45 loss at Tennessee. Missouri, 21-10 overall and 9-9 in the Southeastern Conference, was a nonfactor after the opening 7 minutes as its recent cold-shooting trend continued.
Mar 8, 11:41 PM
KU's Andrew Wiggins scored 41 points and had eight rebounds and five steals to help lead a comeback from 25 points down in the second half, but the No. 8 Jayhawks fell short in a 92-86 loss to West Virgina in Morgantown.
Mar 8, 10:33 PM
Barstow sophomore Jeriah Horne scored 28 points in 69-53 win over Summit Christian that sends his team to the Missouri Class 3 state semifinals.
Mar 8, 10:26 AM
With Luke Hochevar out for the season, the Royals removed Wade Davis from the fifth starter competition and ticketed him for a late-inning bullpen role.
Mar 8, 6:38 PM
Much of his compensation package — more than four times his total compensation of a year earlier — was tied to the company’s buyout last summer by Tokyo-based SoftBank Corp. It easily was the most compensation ever reported for a chief executive of an area public company.
Mar 8, 11:57 PM
A review by The Star of public records from Kansas City, Lee’s Summit, Overland Park and Olathe tracking the replacement of residential heating and cooling units in 2013 determined that permits were rarely pulled. The records showed that some of the area’s well-known and established heating and cooling companies took out few if any permits. This means many homeowners don’t get safety inspections to ensure carbon monoxide is vented properly.
Mar 8, 11:19 PM
The three-day negotiating window for NFL free agency began Saturday, and the Chiefs have about $9.62 million to spend, barring any restructures or other cap moves. That’s not a lot, but it’s enough to seek some cost-effective solutions at various positions that are considered to be team needs.
Mar 8, 3:28 PM
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Mar 8, 10:47 PM
From the beginning of the season, the senior-heavy Shawnee Mission Northwest boys basketball team has had its eyes on a spot in the state tournament.
Mar 8, 11:41 AM
Dustin D. Walker, 29, of Lawrence man, was charged Satuday with murder for a shooting that occurred during the early hours at an apartment in the 2400 block of Cedarwood Avenue.
Mar 8, 11:13 PM
Eric Kronberg seemed seconds away from a shutout in his debut as Sporting Kansas Citys new starting goalkeeper. Still, despite a late goal in a 1-0 loss at Seattle, coach Peter Vermes was satisfied with what he saw from Kronberg.
Mar 8, 7:42 AM
The Kansas City Symphony presented a robust program of nationalistic flavor in Helzberg Hall on Friday night, conducted by music director Michael Stern. Virtuosic performances ranged through the ensemble, along with a passionate presence from guest soloist Joshua Bell.
Mar 8, 11:17 PM
Pitcher John Lamb, who early in camp emerged as one of the Royals reasons for optimism, responded with a distressing effort in a 7-6 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers. He allowed four runs and could not finish the first inning. His pacing was scrambled and his pitches ineffective. One scout clocked his velocity at 86-89 mph.
- Brewers 7, Royals 6
- Omar Infante still out of Royals’ lineup with sore shoulder
- Royals move Wade Davis to bullpen, name James Shields as opening day starter
- James Shields to start opening day, Guthrie to pitch Royals home opener
- Royals Wade Davis demoted to bullpen, will try to make up for loss of Hochevar
- Language no barrier between Royals, outfielder Nori Aoki