Big 12 baseball champion Kansas State took home top individuals honors by the conference on Tuesday, led by player of the year Ross Kivett. The Big 12 also announced that it was moving the start of its tournament in Oklahoma City, scheduled to begin on Wednesday, to Thursday because of Monday’s tornado disaster in nearby Moore.
The man who led the Internal Revenue Service when it was giving extra scrutiny to tea party and other conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status told Congress on Tuesday that he knew little about what was happening while he was still commissioner.
Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant is pledging $1 million for tornado relief through his family foundation.
Beer nerd alert: Saison-Brett, a limited-release Boulevard brew, hits taps and retail shelves today. The farmhouse ale, based on the Kansas City brewery’s popular Tank 7, is dry hopped and bottle conditioned with various yeasts, including a wild strain called Brettanomyces, which gives the beer an earthy quality that pairs well with portobello mushroom, nutty Gruyere and English Stilton, a blue cheese.
Relief organizations and Kansas emergency management division are urging people to donate cash to help with Oklahoma relief efforts.
Microsoft thinks it has the one. The company unveiled the Xbox One, a next-generation entertainment console that promises to be the one system households will need for games, television, movies and other entertainment. It will go on sale later this year.
The new offer of $3.40 a share topped Sprint’s previous offer of $2.97 a share, which was lower than Clearwire shares had been trading in the stock market. Clearwire put off a shareholder vote set for today so its board could weigh the new bid.
The search for survivors and the dead is nearly complete in the Oklahoma City suburb that was smashed by a mammoth tornado, the fire chief said Tuesday.
While most in this tornado-ravaged city slept overnight, search and rescue team kept digging, kept looking. Authorities expect the number of dead to grow, but they still hope to find survivors.
President Barack Obama pledged urgent government help for Oklahoma Tuesday in the wake of "one of the most destructive" storms in the nation's history.
As an affordable getaway, Travel + Leisure magazine said Kansas City is one of the few cities where hotel prices have stayed the same or even dropped in the past year. According to Kayak.com, the aveage summer rate here is $137 a night.
Is Pope Francis an exorcist? The question has been swirling ever since Francis laid his hands Sunday on the head of a young man after celebrating Mass in St. Peter's Square. The young man heaved deeply a half-dozen times, shook, and he then slumped in his wheelchair as Francis prayed over him.
Kansas City police evacuated Union Station and blocked surrounding streets Tuesday morning while they investigated a suspicious package that turned out to be harmless.
Kansas agencies and volunteers were preparing for what they anticipate will be a request for help from Oklahoma after a tornado swept through Moore, Okla., on Monday afternoon.
Sporting KC goalie Jimmy Nielsen joined The Star for a live web chat at noon.
At 2 a.m Tuesday, not a quarter mile from the obliterated Plaza Towers Elementary School, some 20 search and rescue firefighters watch as a cadaver-sniffing dog searches time and again through a mountain of debris that was once a house.
Wireless company Sprint Nextel Corp. says it can now let Dish Network Corp. see its books and talk with Dish to see whether its competing offer to buy Sprint is better than its current deal with Japan's SoftBank.
Kansas coach Bill Self grew up just north of Oklahoma City, attending high school in the suburban enclave of Edmond, Okla. So on Monday afternoon, as a mile-wide tornado ripped through the area and flattened parts of Moore, a southern suburb, Self’s mind turned toward his home state.
After less than six months on the job, the director of the Missouri Department of Social Services resigned Monday.