K-State, 5-6, can qualify for a bowl with a win over West Virginia, but at least two teams could also reach the postseason with a losing record. Bill Snyder says the decision to accept a bowl invitation at 5-7 will be made by a player vote, if it comes to that. Mizzou athletic director Mack Rhoades says the 5-7 Tigers won’t pursue a bowl bid.
Robert Michael, 31, of Independence, has been charged with attempted robbery and armed criminal action after he allegedly tried to grab the keys to a pastor’s truck and demanded money at knifepoint. Officers arrested Michael after the pastor, who leads an Oak Grove church, described his clothes and facial tattoos.
The rate of new cases of diabetes in the United States fell by about a fifth from 2008 to 2014, according to researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the first sustained decline since the disease started to explode in this country about 25 years ago.
The planned redevelopment of a nondescript building in the Crossroads Arts District has become a topic for white-hot debate among civic, political and neighborhood leaders in Kansas City. Now it’s time for cooler heads to prevail to help work out a solid compromise.