Kansas fell from sixth to 13th in the latest Associated Press college basketball poll Monday after the Jayhawks lost again on a late three-pointer last week.
Some Kansans with disabilities no longer qualify for the services they got before the state privatized the health-care system.
Dec 9, 8:55 PM
Kansas coach Bill Self compares Joel Embiid to a young Hakeem Olajuwon, another African center who grew up playing soccer, and Embiid appears to improve a little more each day.
Dec 9, 5:45 PM
Throughout his time at Kansas State, Thomas Gipson has been known more for his size than his skill. K-State basketball coach Bruce Weber thinks it’s time for that to change. “Overall, he might be our best player,” Weber said of Gipson on Monday.
Dec 9, 5:19 PM
Missouri’s Michael Sam was chosen Southeastern Conference defensive player of the year Monday by the Associated Press. Sam led the SEC in sacks with 10 1/2 and tackles for loss with 18.
Dec 9, 12:20 PM
The crash was reported shortly after 10 a.m. on Interstate 435 near Kansas City International Airport
Dec 9, 8:57 PM
An education fund has been established for the son of the man who was killed in the arrowhead parking lot.
Dec 9, 9:01 PM
The body was found as few blocks from where the student was last seen.
Dec 9, 12:02 AM
Area fire departments are reminding residents to have their fireplaces inspected before using them.
Dec 9, 5:38 PM
The Jackson County Legislature on Monday approved a contract that formalizes Kansas Citys commitment to pay $2 million per year to maintain Arrowhead and Kauffman stadiums through 2030. The City Council approved the measure two weeks ago.
Dec 9, 5:22 PM
Kansas officials on Monday announced the extension of hours into the early evening at drivers license offices in Johnson County. The offices in Mission and Olathe now will be open from 7 a.m. until 7:45 p.m Monday through Thursday. They now close at 4:45 p.m.
Dec 8, 11:40 PM
It may not have been much snow after all, but even a little can be too much of a bad thing.
Dec 9, 9:13 PM
Becca Lueke, who graduated last spring from St. Teresa’s Academy, was a star basketball player.
Dec 9, 7:39 PM
Sarah Snow, a former Kansas City councilwoman and the city’s first woman candidate for mayor, died Saturday in her sleep at age 91. People fondly remember Snow, who was defeated in 1975 by incumbent Mayor Charles Wheeler, as a devoted advocate for the Northland and for the city as a whole.
Dec 8, 11:28 PM
Volunteers on the Salvation Army’s annual Shut-in Sunday delivered nearly 600 packages of simple Christmas presents and good cheer. The list of recipients grew from last year, but the city is well behind last year’s pace in the amount of dollars being placed in the seasonal red kettles.
Dec 9, 3:24 PM
Missouris athletic department announced Monday that the schools allotment of 13,500 Cotton Bowl tickets sold out in less than 10 minutes after they went on sale to the general public.
Dec 9, 5:13 PM
The federal government has picked Two Pershing Square, an office building near Union Station, to be the new home of 900 employees currently at the Bannister Federal Complex with the move expected to begin one year from now. The decision to lease about 140,000 square feet in the 11-story building at 2300 Main St. was made following a year-long search of downtown properties.
Dec 9, 10:18 PM
Fans fill the Sprint Festival Plaza at Union Station to help team enjoy MLS championship.
Dec 9, 6:58 PM
Overland Park-based YRC Worldwide on Monday sent field leaders and vice presidents to company work sites to campaign for extending the giant trucking companys contract with the Teamsters union into 2019. Their message is that the proposed changes to the contract would save jobs without cutting health benefits and without further reducing paychecks or pension contributions.
Dec 9, 7:09 PM
The working plan for putting together the Royals’ rotation, two weeks prior to Christmas, is to give a long spring look to Luke Hochevar and Wade Davis for the final two slots. Either Hochevar, Davis or both could return to the bullpen if any of the club’s three young starters — Danny Duffy, Yordano Ventura and Kyle Zimmer — pitch their way into the rotation in spring training.