Chrysler says it has resolved its differences with the government and will recall older Jeep Grand Cherokee and Liberty SUVs that could be at risk of a fuel tank fire.
The death penalty is recommended for Robert Blurton in the 2009 deaths of Donnie and Sharon Luetjen and the Luetjens’ teenage granddaughter, Taron Luetjen.
UMKC has made several moves in its athletic program in the last few months, and the person who orchestrated them is on the move himself. Athletic director Tim Hall is leaving to take a similar position at Maryland-Baltimore County.
A California grand jury has indicted a Florida man on charges he strangled his ex-wife and tossed her off a cruise ship in Italy.
Kansas City firm to design 20,000 seat arena being developed by AEG and MGM Resorts International
President Barack Obama has given the clearest signal yet that Chairman Ben Bernanke will likely leave the Federal Reserve when his term ends in January.
KU athletics and IMG College, which holds multimedia rights for KU sports, announced Tuesday a long-term television partnership with Time Warner Cable Sports to distribute 300 hours of original KU sports programming annually, including live games, other coverage and replays. That means KU men’s basketball games carried by “Jayhawk Television” and aired on KSMO-TV Channel 62 in Kansas City last season will move to Metro Sports. Last season, “Jayhawk Television” aired six KU basketball games, including two exhibitions.
Missouri basketball coach Frank Haith officially announced the hiring of former Drake coach Mark Phelps as an assistant Tuesday.
A wrongful death lawsuit was filed Tuesday against the operators of a party bus from which a young mother fell to her death in May. The suit was filed in Wyandotte County District Court against Midnight Express, a company recently ordered by federal regulators to cease operation because of alleged unsafe operation.
Dish Network Corp. fired back Tuesday in the legal battle that Sprint Nextel Corp. launched over their competing bids for Clearwire Corp. In a statement, the satellite television company called the lawsuit an attempt to divert attention away from Sprints unfair treatment of other Clearwire investors. Sprint had sued Monday to stop Dishs effort to buy Clearwire shares directly form investors.
A Kansas State University graduate student has been sentenced to 60 days in jail plus three years' probation for head-on crash that killed two people last year.
Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill, an early backer of Barack Obama in 2008, on Tuesday announced her backing of Ready for Hillary, a group encouraging the former secretary of state to run for president in 2016.
A New Mexico man was sentenced to 15 years in prison for sexually abusing a developmentally disabled 8-year-old girl in Joplin.
Kansas House Speaker Ray Merrick has hired an attorney in the secretary of state’s office as his new legislative director.
An $8.3 million contribution has earned a former University of Missouri curator naming rights for the school’s golf course at a Columbia country club.
Lawrence officials are taking aim at a bed bug problem that’s emerging at apartment complexes with new rules allowing the city to tell people how and when to exterminate the critters.
Prominent British art collector Charles Saatchi has admitted assault and accepted a police caution after published photos showed him grasping the throat of his wife, celebrity chef Nigella Lawson.
A Kansas City business owner supported a “nascent” plot to bomb the New York Stock Exchange, an FBI official said Tuesday during a Washington hearing on intelligence gathering.
An Oak Grove couple will go to prison for a scheme that netted them about $800,000 in federal income tax refunds they didn't deserve.
The Kansas Department of Corrections says 43-year-old Paul D. Cohagen was discovered missing from the prison Monday evening.