Kansas center Joel Embiid boarded a plane on Sunday and flew to Los Angeles, seeking a second opinion from a back specialist in the area. KU coach Bill Self said on Sunday that Embiids injury is more significant than a lower-back strain, the term used last week when KU announced Embiid would miss regular-season games against Texas Tech and West Virginia.
A 1-year-old child apparently received only minor injuries after falling out of a moving car early Sunday night in Lee’s Summit, authorities said.
Missouri’s unsanctioned student cheering group for men’s basketball, the Antlers, was the subject of an ESPN “Outside the Lines” report on Sunday morning. Rowdy student cheering groups at other schools also were profiled, but the Antlers were the focus of the panel discussion.
Four Sedalia residents died Sunday morning when a car ran off the road into a ditch, struck a tree and burned.
A man whose body was discovered early Sunday afternoon at a Leawood shopping center committed suicide, authorities said.
One pitch gnawed at Danny Duffy in a 10-1 Royals loss Sunday afternoon. It was a hanging slider he left for Colorado Rockies outfielder Corey Dickerson, who lofted what Duffy called an “Arizona home run,” the sort of wind-assisted job that infuriates pitchers. Otherwise, he felt heartened by his efforts.
Wichita State improves to 34-0 by beating Indiana State 83-69 in the MVC title game.
Independence police continue to investigate the killing of Charles E. Stephens, 66, inside his home Friday.
Deb Patterson, who coached the Kansas State women’s basketball team for 18 seasons and won the most games in program history, has been relieved of her duties after an 11-19 finish in 2013-14.
Numbered 1 to 227, the passenger manifest for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet is an outwardly unremarkable document.
The Star’s Blair Kerkhoff breaks down who’s hot, who’s not and the NCAA Tournament stakes for the Big 12 and Southeastern Conference tournaments, which start Wednesday.
Lakeside Nature Center brought out animals and invited in bands for its first Cash 4 Critters fundraiser.
Reining in a wide-open Missouri school transfer law could involve first trying to get students into a better school located in their struggling school district if there is space.
Behind a pair of individual champions, Missouri rallied on the second day of the Mid-American Conference wrestling championships and edged Northern Iowa for a third straight conference title Saturday at Kent State University in Ohio.
The shirtless warriors of the "300" sequel "Rise of an Empire" ravaged the post-Oscars box-office weekend with a domestic debut of $45.1 million but an even bigger international haul of $87.8 million.
The good news about Jon Robin Baitzs Other Desert Cities is that it offers thoughtfully crafted roles for gifted actors. And thats certainly what you get in the Unicorn Theatre production of this Broadway hit. The bad news is that its an aesthetically conservative piece of writing that relies on the hoariest of dramatic conventions.
When most people are winding their weekend down and preparing for the work week ahead on Sunday night, a crowd of arts, culture and community supporters will gather at Farm to Market Bread Co. for the first Bread! KC event of 2014.
The Big 12 mens basketball tournament starts Wednesday at the Sprint Center. Here is a printable bracket.
The Southeastern Conference mens basketball tournament starts Wednesday at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. Here is a printable bracket.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday defended the separatist drive in the disputed Crimean Peninsula as in keeping with international law, but Ukraine's prime minister vowed not to relinquish "a single centimeter" of his country's territory.
William Clay Ford was born into a fortune and spent much of his life staying away from fame as he steered the family business and owned an NFL franchise.
A Vietnamese official says searchers on ships worked throughout the night but could not find a rectangle object spotted Sunday afternoon that was thought to be one of the doors of a missing Boeing 777.
If any moment epitomized the transcendent mood that filled Liberty Hall on Saturday night, it was when Sharon Jones led her Dap-Kings into Get Up and Get Out. Before they lit the fuse on it, Jones advised the sold-out, wall-to-wall crowd that this version of the song would not be like the recorded version. And it wasnt. Not even close.
Omar Infante has yet to return to the field for the Royals, but he is in the lineup for Sunday afternoon’s game. He will play designated hitter. Infante has not played the field since the Cactus League opener on Feb. 27 because of inflammation in right shoulder.
Former three-term Republican state Rep. Patricia Lightner of Olathe announced her candidacy to lead the Johnson County Commission, triggering an August primary. She will face incumbent Chairman Ed Eilert and Commissioner Ed Peterson.