This was one way to make a first impression. In the opening seconds of Wednesday’s camp scrimmage, KU freshman Andrew Wiggins found himself on a breakaway with only former Jayhawk center Cole Aldrich in the picture.
A 16-year-old Independence resident has died from injuries sustained after falling off the back of a car Tuesday afternoon.
George Brett plans to meet with general manager Dayton Moore at some point in the upcoming homestand to discuss his future as the Royals’ interim hitting coach. There is little doubt the players want him to stick around.
Transfers under the law involving Kansas City Public Schools remain unlikely for the coming school year, said an attorney representing several area districts.
A man accused of kidnapping three women and holding them in his home and raping them over a decade was given a late summer trial date Wednesday.
The cost of going to college in Kansas went up again Wednesday when the states Board of Regents approved tuition increases at six public universities. Regents said the increases were necessary because of legislative cuts in higher education funding.
Joseph A. Camp, 29, pleaded guilty in April to conspiracy to commit computer fraud, admitting that he and another man hacked terminals at the University of Central Missouri, allowing them to view and download large databases of personal information, change grades and transfer money to their student accounts.
Regional sales manager Kevin Clark pleaded guilty to mail fraud in federal court in Knoxville, Tenn. Clark was based in Kansas City, according to media reports. Account manager Holly Radford and salesman Jay Stinnett entered similar pleas.
Car buyers increasingly want high-tech features like voice recognition and navigation. But they're not very forgiving of the car company when those systems fail.
Members of Abundant Life Baptist Church in Lee’s Summit will face off against the Kansas City Atheist Coalition. The tournament begins at 2 p.m. Saturday at the church, 414 Persels Road in Lee’s Summit. It is open to the public and costs $5 to get in. All proceeds will go to the Drumm Farm Center for Children.
The decision — involving a company called TWS Technical Services LLC — potentially cost “legitimate” minority businesses millions of dollars in contracts, the study says. TWS was founded by William Session, a well-known Kansas City attorney. In 2008, the firm signed contracts worth almost $11 million to perform excavation work for the CenterPoint project, a multimillion-dollar rail and trucking port on the site of the old Richards-Gebaur air base.
The House has voted to cut food stamps by $2 billion a year.
Police are looking for a man who used an ax to damage his girlfriends house and two of her cars after an argument early Wednesday morning in east Wichita.
Thats why the former Drake head coach, who was introduced as the Tigers newest mens basketball assistant on Tuesday, said he didnt need to do a whole lot of soul searching when Missouri coach Frank Haith first offered him the chance to replace Rick Carter, who left to take a similar position at Xavier last week.
Best-selling author Vince Flynn, who wrote the Mitch Rapp counterterrorism thriller series and sold more than 15 million books in the U.S. alone, died Wednesday in Minnesota after a more than two-year battle with prostate cancer, according to friends and his publisher. He was 47.
While the Royals are on an impressive run — 11-3 over the last two-plus weeks — beat reporter Bob Dutton’s latest Twitter question-and-answer exchange suggests many fans aren’t quite ready to buy in completely. Among the questions: Is third-base coach Eddie Rodriguez — who held up David Lough on the potential tying run — awful at his job or was this just an aberration?
Police say the victims injury is not life threatening
The Rev. William Bruning was pastor of Prince of Peace Parish in Olathe. The Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas received an allegation earlier this month that he had broken his vows.
A 41-year-old man is being held on $5 million bail after police say he castrated a paraplegic during a dispute at an assisted living facility in Philadelphia.
They lived the high life for years with money embezzled from her employer.