Andrew Wiggins stepped nimbly into the postseason with a 30-point, eight-rebound performance in KUs 77-70 overtime win over Oklahoma State in a Big 12 quarterfinal at the Sprint Center. It was pivotal because KU was coming off two losses in its last three games and doubts were surfacing about its trajectory and NCAA-seeding traction minus Joel Embiid.
James Robert Jones, 59, escaped the Fort Leavenworth prison in 1977. He was arrested Thursday morning when he showed up for work in Pompano Beach.
For 30 minutes, Missouri looked to be in command against Texas A&M during the second round of the SEC Tournament on Thursday at the Georgia Dome. Of course, not much has come easy for the Tigers this season — and nothing came easy late against Aggies, who rallied from a nine-point second-half deficit before finally succumbing 91-83 in double overtime.
- 25 Under 25 awards banquet
- West Bottoms Warehouse Weekend: Saturday
- Gala of the Royal Horses attendees
- Leprechaun Lane 5K/10K
- First Friday in the West Bottoms
- 2014 KC Gem & Mineral Show
- Greater KC Int'l Auto Show
- Network After Work: March 6
- Sporting KC Takeoff
- Beads, Beans & Beer
- Johnson County Home & Garden Show
- Hotel & Lodging Association Recognition Dinner
With more than two dozen sexual abuse lawsuits pending, along with a breach-of-contract case filed by plaintiffs who settled with the diocese for $10 million in 2008, a number of Catholics are wondering: Is bankruptcy on the horizon?
Thousands of college basketball fans are in Kansas City this week for the Big 12 Tournament. Our readers share their favorite places to indulge in everything from burnt ends and ribs to fluffy doughnuts, authentic Italian pizza and fresh margaritas.
Already, a key season for K-States program under coach Bruce Weber can be officially considered a success, no matter a 91-85 loss to Iowa State on Thursday that makes for a one-and-done Big 12 Tournament. The Wildcats care a lock for the NCAA Tournament in what was supposed to be a rebuilding year for a program that has long struggled for sustained success.
Royals pitching coach Dave Eiland praised Ventura’s aptitude at such a young age. But to emphasize his lessons, he has enlisted the help of Chen, James Shields and catcher Salvador Perez.
President Barack Obama's move to make more workers eligible for time-and-a-half overtime pay is being hailed by Democrats who see it as a potent midterm election issue and condemned by Republicans and business leaders as presidential overreach. Supporters say it will help the still fragile economy, critics say it will damage it further.
Thousands of basketball fans swarmed into the KC Live area of the Power and Light District Thursday afternoon during the Big 12 Tournament .
If you believe Joe Mays and Jeff Linkenbach — the first players the Chiefs signed during the free-agent frenzy in which they lost five starters — neither has been promised anything more than an opportunity to earn playing time in 2014.
Defending state champ St. Thomas Aquinas, which clawed back to take 34-33 lead with 11 seconds left in its semifinal game against Wichita Kapaun Mount Carmel, lost at the buzzer Thursday when the Crusaders Janay Jacobs drove to the basket and flipped a one-hander off the glass as the buzzer sounded for a 35-34 victory.
The NCAA Tournament-bound teams started falling on Thursday. Kansas State first, then Oklahoma State and, finally, Oklahoma. But as they returned home for additional days of rest before Selection Sunday, they did so with disappointment. But they’re also buoyed by the knowledge that it’s unlikely any team they draw next had to march through anything like the Big 12 season.
Missouri, Illinois, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, West Virginia and Wyoming have all considered legal checks on drivers using wearable electronics. But the sponsor of a Missouri bill has had second thoughts. Google has been hiring lobbyists to pitch the case for a less fettered Google Glass in state capitols across the country.
Offering substantial public aid for private developments on prime properties near the Plaza and in bustling parts of Lee’s Summit ratchets up the pressure to award even larger incentives for projects in the urban cores of Kansas City and other local communities.
We cried when a Facebook friend posted the news on Wednesday: Chumlees dead. Now we feel kinda stupid. Austin Chumlee Russell, our favorite dude on the History channel hit TV show Pawn Stars, is actually alive and well, he wants everyone to know.
It is taking 5,200 square feet on the Roanoke Road side of the Polsinelli law firm building, which is in the Plaza Vista complex at 900 W. 48th Place. An August opening is scheduled.