The Jayhawks’ conference championship winning streak — now at 11 after Oklahoma fell to Iowa State on Monday night — has taken on a life of its own. The players change, but the one constant is coach Bill Self, who manages to get Kansas to the top every year.
The Royals have reached agreements for 2015 contracts with eight players, including pitcher Yordano Ventura for $535,675. Royals pitching ace Yordano Ventura signed a one-year deal, as did eight other Royals. Every player on the Royals’ 40-man roster is signed for 2015
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Citizens academies — an outreach of police departments — have been around in the United States for more than 20 years. But after the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, the ensuing demonstrations and the murders of two New York police officers, this avenue for police-civilian interaction seems all the more crucial.
This is that time of year where Joe Lunardi brings his Gene Keady hairdo to your television screen during every ESPN game, making up news by telling you which team is out and which team is in, which team has a No. 2 seed, which is a No. 3 seed, and always couching it by telling you this is how it is at the moment, not necessarily an hour from now or tomorrow or heaven forbid next Sunday when it counts.
A year after a flare-up over a sex education poster in the Shawnee Mission School District, the issue still reverbrates in the halls of the Kansas capitol as lawmakers push bills aimed at giving parents more control over what is taught in the classroom and protecting children from pornography.
Updated March 3: This man is wanted for domestic assault. If you have information about any of these fugitives, call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (816-474-8477), go to KCCrimeStoppers.com, or text TIP452 plus message and send to 274637. All calls are anonymous.