UMKC head basketball coach Kareem Richardson talked about the Kangaroos 92-82 win against the Green Bay Phoenix on Wednesday in the College Basketball Invitational game at the Swinney Recreation Center on the campus of the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
The UMKC Kangaroos will play in their first Division I postseason tournament in program history. They'll play University of Wisconsin-Green Bay on Wednesday night at the Swinney Recreation Center. Maria Torres The Kansas City Star
Courtney Frerichs, from Nixa, Mo., has the top time in the United States in the steeplechase and is likely to represent the United States in the 2016 Rio Olympics. The former UMKC runner is competing for New Mexico this season.
A U-Haul van being chased by Kansas Highway Patrol cars rolled over at the I-35 exit to Santa Fe in Olathe, Kansas, after spike sticks were deployed. The van had sped away from a Franklin County gas station, reaching speeds of 100 mph, after not paying for fuel. Video by John Sleezer/The Kansas City Star
Developers, architects and construction leaders held a design workshop on the KU Edwards Campus to get input from Johnson County residents on a new Kansas City International Airport terminal. It is one of nine listening sessions being held around the area.
Police in Arnold, Missouri, are searching for a man caught on surveillance video kicking a woman's car and slamming her to the ground when she tries to photograph his license plate following an apparent road rage incident. The man then gets into his truck and speeds off, nearly striking the woman and other bystanders.
Loyal customers gathered early Wednesday outside of John's Space Age Donut Shop in Overland Park, to get a few apple fritters before the shop closes its' door for good after 50 years in business. The shop, which opened in1967 at 8124 Floyd St., will close permanently after their baking supplies run out, which likely will be sometime in the next week. The owners John and Brenda Taylor are "hanging up the towel and heading to the next phase of their lives," according to their son, Josh Taylor, who grew up in the donut shop.